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Sony LMD-A170 PC Monitor

16.5" 1920 X 1080 Ultra Contrast LCD Jun 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
The LMD-A170 17-inch LMD-A Series LCD monitor offers Full HD resolution, along with a lightweight and compact design. There is more than a 12% to 22% reduction in mass, 30% reduction in depth, and... More
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7 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker

The LMD-A170 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LMD-A170 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 58% more display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This LCD screen's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LMD-A170.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of LCD screen.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

Small monitors that were launched around the same time as the LMD-A170 have display colour counts of between 0.065M and 1,100M. With a display colour count of 1,073.7 million, the LMD-A170's display colour count is one of the most amongst PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the LMD-A170.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens of a similar spec and age to the LMD-A170 the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°. When compared to other small monitors that are a comparable age to the LMD-A170 that we have checked, the LMD-A170's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the LMD-A170 have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LMD-A170's horizontal viewing angle is one of the widest amongst PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The LMD-A170 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 62% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA).

A 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) graphics resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all small monitors that have been around for more than two years.

The worst resolution across similar types of LCD screen is 640 x 350.

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Has One Cable Included

The LMD-A170 has a greater number of cables included than most small monitors that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC display.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LMD-A170 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LMD-A170 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the LMD-A170, the LMD-A170 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

With a viewable height of only 205.7 millimeters, the LMD-A170 has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago. Across all the LCD screens of this age and spec the viewable heights range from 110mm to 440mm, and the average viewable height is 260mm.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The LMD-A170 is a one loudspeaker PC screen. Most of the other small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the LMD-A170 have one loudspeaker.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the LMD-A170 is 0.5W, the highest is 10W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 2.7W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 1 Watt, the Sony LMD-A170 has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst small monitors of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This PC display supports 10 and 100 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN data transfer rates, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption

Across all the small monitors that have been available for more than two years the maximum power consumptions range from 7W to 77W. At 49 Watts, the LMD-A170 has a quite high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the LMD-A170.

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Very High Average Power Consumption

With an average power consumption of 42 Watts, the LMD-A170 has one of the highest average power consumptions amongst small monitors of this age. The lowest average power consumption of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the LMD-A170 is 0.5W and the highest is 42W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony LMD-A170

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the LMD-A170.

LCD Display Type

The LMD-A170 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it. Most PC displays that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

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Average Width

The LMD-A170 has a fairly average width (420.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LMD-A170.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Technology
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
Composite Video Out Port
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
Multimedia
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Average Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers BKMPL17, sony 17, LMDA170, sony 17q, sony 1080, 254565-22, 254661-22, sony 17qu, sony 17quo, sony 1080p, sony 17quot, sony lmda170, sony bkmpl17, sony 25466122, sony 25456522
Barcodes 00027242875319

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