Asus announces the addition of new HDMI-equipped models to its lineup. VH series include screen sizes ranging from 18.5â€ť to 24â€ť. VH Series monitors boast a perfect aspect ratio of 16:9.<br /><br />An HDMI port (with HDCP) enables the delivery of audio and video and ensures connectivity with other home entertainment devices, such as Blu-ray Disc players and game consoles. An aspect ratio of 16:9 allows most widescreen content to be played without the additional black bars. In addition, the VH226 and VH242 support Full HD 1080p.<br />VH Series monitors are also equipped with stereo speakers and an S/PDIF audio output.<br /><br /><b>Splendid video</b><br />All VH Series LCD monitors boast the Asus Splendid color engine that analyzes video content and adjusts the displays' parameters.<br />Splendidâ„˘ features five video preset modes (Theater, Game, Scenery, Night View and Standard) and three skin tone selections (Natural, Reddish and Yellowish).<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/asusvh-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/asusvh-1.jpg" alt="Asus VH series" title="Click to enlarge"/></a><br><i>Asus VH series</i></p><br /><b>Image processors</b><br />Other features include Trace Free technology (Overdrive) that delivers a 2 ms (g2g response. The VH series monitors also has a dynamic contrast ratio of 20000:1 thanks to ASCR (Asus Smart Contrast Ratio), as well as Aspect Control that displays 4:3 images on a widescreen without distortion.<br /><br />All VH models have a TN panel. Besides the HDMI input, the monitors also have a DVI and D-SUB (VGA) input.<br /><br /><b>High-gloss design</b><br />VH Series monitors are recognizable by the piano black look. The screen have a finish entirely in high-gloss black and a power button in orange, inspired by the sunrise at dawn according to Asus.<br /><br />Both the VH242H and VH226H are available now at Euro 239, 269, respectively.