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I have 2 PCs (1 personal, 1 company), an Amazon FireTV and a Raspberry Pi 2. All those devices have HDMI output. My company laptop has Display Port as well.

Being a software developer, I need high resolution for the PCs. At the moment I use 2 monitors with 1280x1024, but IMHO FullHD would be sufficient as a minimum resolution. Higher resolution probably preferred.

The FireTV supports 4k, but I can't see the advantage of 4k yet. FullHD is nice enough. From the description, it seems I need HDCP 2.2 support.

I am sitting in front of the monitor at a distance of .8 to 1 meter, so the size in inches should probably not be too large. Right now I have 2 monitors with 17", which is ok.

Requirements list:

  • FullHD or higher resolution
  • 4 inputs in total (4 HDMI or 3 HDMI + 1 DP)
  • 1 HDMI input must support HDCP 2.2
  • switching between inputs should be "easy"
  • operation without remote control

I don't necessarily need:

  • short reaction times, since I'll not do game play with it
  • 3D support
  • other inputs (although a standard D-Sub VGA input would be nice - who knows what it'll be good for)

At the moment I don't care about the price yet. I just want to find a monitor that has 4 HDMI inputs.

I have tried: finding a monitor on Amazon. From my filter there are 174 monitors to review and while I can specify HDMI, I can't specify the amount of inputs.

  • So are you looking for one large, wide monitor, or 2 ~17" monitors? – Downgoat Jan 3 '16 at 19:49
  • @Downgoat: One large monitor – Thomas Weller Jan 3 '16 at 20:19
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    Hm, I doubt there's a monitor with 4 HDMI ports but your best bet would probably be to get a switcher. – Downgoat Jan 3 '16 at 20:26
  • Would 3 and a dp input work for you? Any preferred size? – Journeyman Geek Jan 4 '16 at 1:42
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    I've got something that meets most of those specifications, if I can check for HDCP2.2 support I'll post an answer – Journeyman Geek Jan 4 '16 at 9:16
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I've posted another answer and pictures here but I'd recommend the crossover 289K. I got mine for ~350usd from an ebay seller called dream-seller though if you're us based there might be cheaper options to buy it from

Its 28" but meets most of the specifications. I've got no way to check for HDCP 2.2 support and I cannot confirm that it supports it. Information on support is, to put it mildly, as clear as mud.

Otherwise

FullHD or higher resolution: 4K60hz Above spec but its not a terribly pricy monitor

4 inputs in total: (4 HDMI or 3 HDMI + 1 DP) 3HDMI 2.0 and 1 DP port, all supporting 4K60. One 1080p VGA input for legacy gear

1 HDMI input must support HDCP 2.2: Unsure - there's no way to check. Nvidia reports it suggests HDCP but not what version. I'll be glad to run any reasonable check that can be run on a windows box. Their horribly designed website suggests it does support it.

switching between inputs should be "easy": Hit select, pick an input with the arrow buttons, hit select again. Really nice OSD, though button placement is behind the screen to save on bezel space. Nice large buttons and I didn't have too many issues hitting the correct one. Heck it was easier than the side buttons on my old dell.

operation without remote control: Optional remote - which I love to bits. I just hit source to switch sources. Very handy when caliberating the screen.

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The Fujitsu P Line P27T-7 UHD

  • Resolution: 3840x2160 (27")
  • Inputs: 1x HDMI 2.0, 2x HDMI 1.4 (MHL), 1x DisplayPort 1.2
  • Input selection: input button at the front
  • HDCP support according to a idealo.de review (version not known)

Input selection

Warning: Some older versions with the same number seem to have different inputs.

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    The idealo.de link you provide correspond to the Fujitsu P27T-7 LED with only 2560 x 1440 resolution; not to the Fujitsu P27T-7 UHD with 4K native (3840x2160) resolution. Good church but wrong pew. – user1100 Apr 17 '16 at 19:23

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