Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

AOC USB Add-on Monitor Slims Down

 |  |  |  |  |  August 18, 2013


A couple of years back, AOC released a compact USB-powered secondary display which could be easily used to extend your computer’s desktop. The $130 display was a pretty good deal then, and now AOC has improved a few features of the original with its recently released e1659Fwu portable display.

aoc_add_on_display_1

The updated display measures just 0.9″ thick vs. the 1.4″ thick original. The new model has a smartly-designed folding stand which lets you use it in either portrait or landscape modes in a snap. It’s also got standard VESA mount holes this time around. In addition, it transfers data to the screen via a fast USB 3.0 connection, vs. the USB 2.0 connection of the original.

aoc_add_on_display_2

The 15.6″ display still offers 1366×768 resolution though, and I was hoping they might bump it up to HD resolution this time. Still, it’s a handy thing to throw in your bag if you need extra display space, or if you want to mirror your primary display for presentations. To use it, simply connect it to your PC’s USB port and it works like an extra display. Mac users will need to install the latest DisplayLink driver to make it work though.

aoc_add_on_display_3

You can find the AOC e1659Fwu portable USB-powered display over at Amazon for $129.99(USD). If you don’t mind the added thickness of the original, it’s available for just $90 now.



McLaren 765LT Spider

McLaren 765LT Spider

Hanging Window Laptop Desk

Hanging Window Laptop Desk

Forging a Copper Damascus Bowie Knife

Forging a Copper Damascus Bowie Knife

Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco Gives Ford’s SUV More Kick

Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco Gives Ford’s SUV More Kick

2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback and Sedan Look Fantastic

2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback and Sedan Look Fantastic

This Custom Pininfarina Battista Electric Hypercar Was Inspired by NYC

This Custom Pininfarina Battista Electric Hypercar Was Inspired by NYC

Advertisement