BenQ ScreenBar Plus: This desk lamp connects directly to your computer screen via USB

Desk lamps may be practical, but sometimes they’re so bulky! The new lamp from BenQ, the ScreenBar Plus, offers an original alternative: It is connected directly to your computer screen and does not have to be plugged into a socket to operate. Overview of this very practical desk lamp.

A practical and minimalist design

The BenQ ScreenBar Plus table lamp differs from classic lamps in its compact, discreet and original design: The device consists of a long cylindrical rod with a patented clamping system that can be easily attached directly above the lamp. Your computer screen … a bit like a portable webcam!

The lamp also has a small box with a dial that allows you to control the brightness. In addition, there are buttons for switching the lamp on and off, for setting the color temperature or for activating the automatic mode.

Everything for the comfort of your eyes! Photo credit: Merieme for the Neozone

Everything for the comfort of your eyes!

The BenQ ScreenBar Plus not only has a practical design, but is also characterized by functions that have been specially developed to optimize your visual comfort. The lamp actually generates optimized light for the eyes: an ambient light sensor is embedded and the color temperature is adjusted. The sensor in question enables him to detect the surrounding brightness and automatically adjust the lighting for maximum comfort.

The lamp also has a small box with a dial that allows you to control the brightness. Photo credit: Merieme for the Neozone

To reduce eye strain, the ScreenBar Plus desk lamp is characterized by an “asymmetrical optical design” that prevents glaring reflections on your PC screen. The device thus emits a directed light towards the desk, ie the lamp only illuminates your desk … Depending on your requirements, it can provide a light that is strong enough to perfectly illuminate the entire room in front of your computer screen.

The new lamp from BenQ offers a USB power supply system. Photo credit: Merieme for the Neozone

Power supply only via USB

With the ScreenBar Plus you can bypass the power supply at an electrical outlet that often takes up a lot of desk space. Instead, the new lamp from BenQ offers a USB power system compatible with all types of USB outlets: computer, phone charger or portable charger.

All you need to do is make sure the output power is 5V and delivering at least 1A. Also, be sure to use only the USB cable that came with the lamp to avoid incompatibility issues and the risk of malfunction. For the price, you have to pay 135.60 for the kit, which remains relatively reasonable.

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Practical and efficient!

In practice, this desk lamp provides perfect lighting for your desk without creating unpleasant reflections on your computer screen. Discover our test!

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