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LG 29WR30

LG 29WR30 PC Monitor

29" 500000:1 LED Apr 2014
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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9 Reasons For

LG PC Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,262 owner and expert reviews for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think a cheaper PC screen such as the NEC SpectraView 232 or you might consider a higher scoring PC screen such as the AOC u3477 ($599.99), and the Philips BDM4065UC are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29WR30 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 29WR30 do not have a built-in speaker.

Other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 34UM95, the Samsung S34E790C ($1,018.95), or the Asus PQ321.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 29WR30 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. PC monitors of a similar age and type to the 29WR30 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°.

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Two DisplayPorts

The LG 29WR30 is a two DisplayPort PC screen. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the 29WR30 have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Two RS-232 Ports

Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 29WR30 only have one RS-232 port, however the LG 29WR30 has two RS-232 ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 29WR30 is 0.5W and the highest is 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of 10 Watts, the LG 29WR30 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 50.95 millimeters, the LG 29WR30 is one of the shallower medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29WR30 amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29WR30 range from 6.1mm to 810mm.

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Short

The average height of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years is 370mm, and the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm. The LG 29WR30 is one of the shorter medium monitors that were released more than two years ago (only 313.2 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 29WR30 are not 3D compatible. The LG 29WR30 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 29WR30, the LG 29WR30 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 29WR30 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29WR30 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the BL3201 ($636.99), or the PG2401 ($749.99) both from Benq or the DELL UP3214Q which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 29WR30 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Heavy

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 29WR30 the weights range from 3g to 39kg. The LG 29WR30 is quite heavy (7.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 29WR30.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the LG 29WR30 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 29WR30. The average power consumption when off of similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 29WR30 is 0.48W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 21W.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the LG 29WR30 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29WR30

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 29WR30 over two years ago.

Specification

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Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.70
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 29WR30uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.44T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29wr30ms, code 29wr30, code 29wr30m, code 29wr30ms, lg electronics 29wr30
Barcodes 08806084520418

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