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HP Compaq LA1956
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HP Compaq LA1956 PC Monitor

19" 1280 X 1024 1000000:1 LCD Nov 2013
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
OverviewMaximize productivity with a smart business monitor for the workplace with the reliable, performance-driven, fully loaded design of the HP Compaq LA1956x 48,3 cm (19") diagonal LED Backlit... More
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7 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

HP has good average ratings for its small monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range compared to other manufacturers.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on small monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The average viewable height of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 260mm, and the viewable heights range from 110mm to 440mm. At 303 millimeters, the Compaq LA1956 has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the Compaq LA1956.

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Has Five Cables Included

The Compaq LA1956 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays of this age and type. This PC display has a VGA cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Compaq LA1956. The cables included "AC", "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Not Supported HD Type

This LCD screen has a Not supported HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the Compaq LA1956 is 97mm. At only 47 millimeters, the Compaq LA1956 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Compaq LA1956 has a quite big display diagonal (48.3 centimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the Compaq LA1956. Similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the Compaq LA1956 have screen sizes of between 8.9cm and 440cm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker. The Compaq LA1956 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other small monitors that came out more than two years ago, the Compaq LA1956 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK207[plb_1488454_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HP Compaq LA1956 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the Compaq LA1956 are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have an integrated card reader. The HP Compaq LA1956 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 720 X 400 Graphics Resolution

The Compaq LA1956 has a maximum resolution of 720 x 400. That's 78% less resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this HP PC monitor have graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The best resolution of all PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the Compaq LA1956 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption

The lowest maximum power consumption of small monitors that were released around the same time as the Compaq LA1956 is 7W, the highest is 77W, and the average maximum power consumption is 26W. At 35 Watts, the Compaq LA1956 has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the Compaq LA1956.

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Heavy

The Compaq LA1956 is one of the heavier LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the Compaq LA1956 (4.5 kilograms) amongst small monitors of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3.3g to 19kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Compaq LA1956

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this PC screen was released.

LCD Display Type

The Compaq LA1956 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most small monitors that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display and we think the Philips 200S4[plb_2083761_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Width

At 417 millimeters, the Compaq LA1956 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the DELL E1913[plb_1429213_price] (411.9mm), or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price] (412mm).

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DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
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DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $33.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $35.71
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 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

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