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Asus has come up with a series of LCD monitors. The screens' designers say the panels' sexy look was “inspired by the binary state”. Hmmm....

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Asus' Designo MS: will sit well on a glass table top and beside a Herman Miller chair

The luscious Designo MS series is a collection of five 16.5mm thick monitors propped up by a spherical ring allowing users to adjust the display’s tilt angle with just one finger, a feature Asus calls "Ergo-Fit".

The top three models – the MS246H/D, MS236H/D and MS226H – all have a native resolution of 1920 x 1080, while the lower class MS227N and MS202N/D run to 1680 x 1050 and 1600 x 900, respectively.

Each model has a 5000:1 contrast ratio and 160° vertical viewing angle. The top four ranking Designo MS screens warm up in 2ms, Asus said, but the MS202N/D will take 5ms.

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I/O design 'inspired by the binary state'. Yeeessss....

Other juicy features shared by all five models include a glossy piano-black bezel and touch-sensitive controls.

Asus has equipped the MS246H/D, MS236H/D and MS226H with an HDMI port, while the MS202N/D makes do with a DVI-D socket. Only the top two screen have an headphone socket.

A launch date or price for the Designo MS series hasn’t been announced. ®

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