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Asus ROG Bezel-Free Kit will make your gaming monitor bezels disappear like magic

The ROG Bezel-Free Kit makes your bezels seemingly disappear like magic. (Source: ROG)
The ROG Bezel-Free Kit makes your bezels seemingly disappear like magic. (Source: ROG)
Gamers who have dual or triple monitor gaming rigs will be keen to check out the latest accessory from the Asus ROG gaming team. The new ROG Bezel-Free Kit (ABF01) is designed to be placed at the corners of one of more monitors to create an optical illusion to make it seem as though the bezels disappear as if by magic.

Gaming across two or more monitors can create a highly immersive gaming experience delivering a wide field of view. However, it can be a little annoying that the bezels of each adjoining monitor creates a thick black line between panels. Team ROG from Asus has developed a new Bezel-Free Kit that fits between the corners of each monitor to create the illusion that each is joined to create what appears to be a seamless connection between monitors.

Although it seems like the corners magically disappear, the ROG team have used a trick of light created when monitors are placed at a 130-degree angle and covered with PET plastic filled with optical micro-structures to refract light by bending it inwards held in place by mounts. This gives the impression that the display just wraps around from monitor to monitor. According to Asus, the PET panel lets through 90 percent of light.

It isn’t a perfect solution, but Asus says it will work with any flat panel monitor up to 27-inches. The kit also comes with two assemblies meaning that it will work for up to three monitors but will leave you with a spare one if you are only joining two panels. It isn’t especially cheap at US$110 but could save you from forking out the big bucks for a new Samsung Odyssey G9 49-inch 1000R curved display when it launches in Q2 this year.

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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2020-01-27 (Update: 2020-01-27)
Sanjiv Sathiah
Sanjiv Sathiah - News Editor
I have been tech-obsessed from the time my father introduced me to my first computer, an Apple ][. Since then, I have grown to enjoy exploring and experimenting with any computing platform that I can get my hands on – I am the definitive early adopter! I have always been interested in how we can use technology to shape and improve our lives, most recently using it to record, mix and master my debut record, Acuity – Nature | Nurture out now on Spotify.