The LA2405wg offers a sleek design that will spruce up even the drabbest desktop. The 1920 by 1200 TN+ screen is housed in a matte black cabinet with moderately thin bezels. The top and bottom bezels sport a brushed aluminum finish, a look that is industrial yet elegant. The panel sits atop a sturdy square black base that doubles as a keyboard tray or a place to stash small peripherals, pens, and other items that normally add to desktop clutter. The stand has a sliding mechanism that allows you to raise the panel approximately 4.5 inches from its base. It also offers tilt and swivel functions and has a hinge that allows you to pivot the screen 90 degrees.
Four thin silver function buttons and a matching power switch are positioned along the right side of the bottom bezel, and there are two USB ports located on the left side of the cabinet behind the bezel. The bottom rear of the cabinet contains DVI, VGA, and DisplayPort video connections as well as an upstream USB port.
The LA2405wg provides all the usual image adjustments, including brightness, contrast, sharpness, and color temperature settings. While using a VGA (analog) signal you can adjust clock and phase settings as well (these setting are not available when using a digital signal). A Dynamic Contrast Ratio (DCR) setting allows you bump up the contrast ratio up to 3000:1 from the default setting of 1000:1, but I found the image looked best with the DCR disabled. You can also resize the image to fill the screen or maintain the signal's original aspect ratio.
- VGA, DVI-D, and DisplayPort (HDCP)
- 1920 x 1200 Native Resolution
- 1000:1 (3000:1 Dynamic) Contrast Ratio
- 300cd/m² Brightness
- 160° / 160° Viewing Angles
- 5ms Response Time
- 72% NTSC Color Gamut