The face of
the Syncmaster 930MP's silver bezel is cleared of virtually
everything except for a centrally located back lit power button and the
circular control pad which integrates the channel changing and
also serves as a navigational control for moving through the graphical menu system.
Easily accessible audio and video connections line the first few inches on
the left hand side of the 930MP monitor, and on the right, display control
and menu buttons. A headphone jack, S-Video port, and a set of
composite (RCA) inputs make connecting a camcorder or similar device a snap. No need
to dig around the back of the Samsung 930MP for a quick playback of the
day's home movies.
19" a-si TFT/PVA LCD screen are a set of 3" 5W stereo speakers which
actually knock out pretty good sound considering the small size.
While watching some television through the monitor, we were able to raise
the volume to about 80% before the distortion began to kick in through the
small speakers. In the on screen menu, the 192MP can be configured acoustically for
a few audio pre-sets; standard, music, movie, speech, or custom.
Unlike older models in the MP series, the SyncMaster 930MP features
Virtual Dolby surround sound as well as BBE digital sound processing. While the
built-in speakers can't really do justice to either of these effects, BBE
noticeably adds clarity and punch to the sound coming out of the