Displays

Hybrid USB connection and webcam in Philips 243B1JH

8th February 2021
MMD
Alex Lynn

The latest addition to Philips monitors’ B Line is the Philips 243B1JH (23.8" / 60.5 cm), includes many features for comfortable and secure productivity. This Philips monitor with Full HD resolution offers hybrid USB-C and USB-A docking to simplify connections: one USB dual mesh cable includes both Type C and A connectors to deliver video (with DisplayLink using USB-A).

USB-C input also carries Ethernet, power-charge (up to 100W) alongside transferring the video signal with USB DisplayPort Alternate Mode. This is the ideal solution for those looking for a monitor that ensures comprehensive connectivity, comfort, and security – whether for complex set-ups, crowded offices, or open-plan co-working spaces while supporting both legacy and modern workstations. With its versatile features, the 243B1JH is a great monitor for remote work.

Simple and full connectivity

A workstation should be simple, comfortable, and organised. That’s why Philips monitors’ USB docking delivers universal port replication for easy, complete, and clutter-free connections on the desk. The Philips 243B1JH features hybrid USB docking with one cable offering both USB-C and USB-A ports. USB-C is a slim, reversible connector that allows easy one-cable docking, fast data transfer and recharging laptop (or tablet/smartphone) power directly from the monitor (with power delivery up to 100W). The USB-A with DisplayLink feature enables the display connection functionality for new and old devices without USB-C.

But there is even more: the built-in RJ-45 Ethernet port ensures greater data security and DisplayPort-output allows easy daisy chain set-ups. DisplayPort-out makes it possible to connect other high-resolution displays with just one cable to the Philips 243B1JH connected to the PC, which helps create a clean desktop without the hassle of cable and wire clutter: an organised space fosters and reflects an equally organised mind. The 243B1JH is also equipped with an ergonomic stand, which offers cable management and supports height (150mm), tilt (-5/30°), swivel (-180/180°) and 90° pivot adjustment.

The Philips 243B1JH optimises the viewing experience. It features a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS panel that ensures wide viewing angles of 178°/178° and crisp images with vivid colours and high colour accuracy. This is particularly crucial when working in teams in front of a single monitor: it’s possible to perfectly view the display from almost any angle, without compromising on image reproduction. For a more comfortable viewing experience and user well-being, this model also includes Philips LowBlue Mode setting and Flicker-Free technology, and is certified with TÜV Rheinland as well.

The Philips 243B1JH monitor is also the right choice for those who want a bit more security: the latest pop-up webcam is equipped with advanced sensors for Windows Hello™ facial recognition, which conveniently allows users to log-in to their Windows devices in less than two seconds.

Like the entire B Line, this model meets a multitude of environmental standards and is certified with EnergyStar 8.0, EPEAT, TCO Certified Edge, and RoHS. The built-in PowerSensor detects the user’s absence and reduces the monitor’s brightness in response, leading to longer monitor life and energy savings of up to 80%. In addition, the monitor is equipped with a LightSensor that automatically adjusts the monitor’s brightness to fit the lighting conditions in the room, ensuring minimal power consumption.

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