|Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (A1407) MC914LL/A LCD Monitor - 2560x1440 - Used|
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|Enjoy your computing work on the black and silver 27-inch display of the Apple Thunderbolt MC914LL/A widescreen LCD monitor. With a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels, this Apple monitor displays crisp text and clear images. The Thunderbolt I/O technology of this Apple monitor facilitates speedy transfer of data between your PC and external devices. Featuring LED backlighting, the Apple Thunderbolt MC914LL/A adjusts according to the ambient light and gives stunning results. Moreover, the built-in FaceTime HD camera and microphone of this widescreen LCD monitor allow you to make high-definition video calls.|
|Product Line||Apple Thunderbolt|
|Display Technology||Flat Panel LCD (Passive Matrix), LCD|
|Maximum Resolution||2560 x 1440|
|Response Time||12 ms|
|Max Viewing Angle Horizontal||178°|
|Max Viewing Angle Vertical||178°|
|Color Support||24-bit (16.7M Colors)|
|Monitor Color||Black & Silver|
Average review score based on 6 user reviews
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This is one of the best Apple purchases I've made. I have a new Retina Display Macbook, and with the processing power of the Macbook with this display is unreal. I am an industrial designer, so having a big screen is key, and when I'm on the road, I have my retina display. Besides, a pixel is just a pixel right?
For designers, photographers and video/audio technicians this is a must have. If you have a Macbook (Air or Pro) then you can utilize two displays, your Macbook's display for your editing tools and the Thunderbolt for the actual workspace. For video/audio technicians, the sound is also incredible.
I'll be honest, at first I was a little leery of this purchase, because of the price, but it was worth every penny. Having this large of a work space with Apple quality features is a lifesaver when it comes to productivity. Thunderbolt technology is where it's at. Just like they claim, it just works. I played with other comparable displays and the quality just didn't touch Apple's.
There is a slight drawback and that's the glare from the glossy glass. This doesn't bother me whatsoever, I find that the LED backlight helps get rid of most, but I've heard others talk about how it bothers them. I suggest you go to an Apple Store or Best Buy and check one out for yourself. Of course glare totally depends on what kind of environment you'll be using the display in also (brighter rooms=more glare).
On a second note, I also recommend checking out some of the 12South accessory products that compliment this display. Setting your Macbook up on a 12South horizontal stand keeps things tidy, away from coffee spills and nice and cool. They also sell a shelf that sits on the back of the display to hold a second drive, or a mounted Macbook Air (won't work with Pro, as it's too heavy), all tucked away behind the display. OR you can use the shelf for your superdrive (front facing). Good stuff. I would recommend this display time and time again.
This is a great display, and an excellent docking station for my MacBook Air. I have one at work, and bought a secod one for home.
My only gripe is that the USB ports on the display are too slow to effectively use an external keyboard and mouse - they need to be plugged into the MBA USB ports directly, which adds some time every dock. For external peripherals (external drive, printer, etc.) the display's USB ports work fine.
Never fails! Apple has a winner here! Excellent monitor! Best picture quality of any out there! Works as a great docking station for when you bring your laptop home or to work!
Awesome product, Apple once again did it right. Just missing USB3 ports, but I get what I expected, so all good here.