I ordered it from Amazon, and so far I am a bit frustrated with the T240HD, only because I cannot seem to find my favorite settings that were included with the Samsung T220 (toc) which I foolishly traded in for a "Dell SP2208WFP" (isn't Dell "creative" in naming their monitor models?!)
What I am talking about is not finding the 'Magic Color' setting option in the T240HD like I found (with delight) included in their "touch of color" T220 22 inch model. I really loved that setting, which really did enhance the colors of my older display.
I fully expected that the Magic Color would also be included in the T240HD just like it seems to be included in all the other Samsung monitors I have seen and played around with. But I cannot find Magic Color in all my fiddling with its built in settings. It is very disappointing to me.
Anyone else NOT finding out that the Magic Color feature is missing? Has anyone else bought the T240HD, and does it have Magic Color, or not? Or am I missing something???? I would hate to find out that no Magic Color setting is simply just the way the Samsung T240HD monitor is, period? Is it just something I am going to have to live without?
I would love to find out that Magic Color really is included in the Samsung T240HD. If the answer is no..........then I shall consider another 24 inch Samsung!
But on a different note....there is another difference between the T240HD & the regular Samsung T240 than just the addition of an HD tuner......according to the actual specs, which many websites have gotten wrong. And it has to do with the "Dot pixel Pitch" size.
The actual dot pitch for the Samsung T240 is .27 mm-------while the T240HD's dot pitch is slightly smaller being .258 mm. I dont know how noticable this difference really is to the eye.....but smaller size does technially mean finer picture, in spite of it probably being hardly noticable.
I am one who appreciates a FINE picture....and the finer or smaller the pixels the better!
But darn.......I really do miss that Magic Color setting!
Its got Magic Bright, alright! But its not that magical, at least to me. Magic Color is a lot more magical in my opinion.
By the way.....there is nothing Dynamic about dynamic contrast.....if dimming the backlight for darker pictures is the only quality. To me that isn't very "dynamic" at all.....and I dont even like it enough to use it, so I leave that feature OFF.
But Magic Color or not......its still a sharp looking picture.....and I just need to up the "digital vibrance" via my Nvidia 8800GT.
Any thoughts or input to my post would be very welcome. I'd love to hear from someone else who knows some solution, or can tell me of their own experience with their Samsung T240HD.