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Asus VB178T PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 50000000:1 LED Jun 2012
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6 Reasons For

Asus Has Good PC Display Reviews

On average Asus small monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all LCD screens produced by Asus.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VB178T has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other small monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VB178T do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper PC display such as the iiyama E1980SD or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the E1780SD, or the B1780SD both from iiyama.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VB178T is more than most PC monitors of this spec and age. This Asus PC display has a VGA cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VB178T. The cables included "AC", "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC display.

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Not Supported HD Type

This PC display has a Not supported HD type, which is typical of many small monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the VB178T do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VB178T is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VB178T is not 3D compatible. Most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the VB178T are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Neovo C-17.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VB178T does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VB178T also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VB178T have screen sizes of between 8.9cm and 440cm, and the average display diagonal is 48cm. With a display diagonal of only 43.2 centimeters, the Asus VB178T has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

When compared to other small monitors that are a similar age to the VB178T, the Asus VB178T's power consumption when off of 1 Watt is one of the highest. The average power consumption when off of comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VB178T is 0.53W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VB178T

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over four years.

LCD Display Type

The Asus VB178T has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most small monitors that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider including the Acer V196 ($83.99) which has better reviews; or the Compaq LA1905wg ($79.00), or the LE1901 both from HP which is cheaper.

If the display type of this Asus flatpanel monitor is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the HP W1972a (LED), the Samsung LS19C20 (LED), or the Asus VW199TL (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $31.03
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $31.03
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus VB178Tuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vb178t, vb178tl
Barcodes 00886227198078, 00886227228300, 04716659228301, 08862271980786
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