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HP Compaq LA1956

$249.99
HP Compaq LA1956
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A good spec and cheap 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution PC display, with low running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals on the market
48.3" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 1000000:1 No Dec 2012
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HP Advantage LA1956x 19" LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms A9S75A8#ABA
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Used - HP Advantage LA1956x 19" LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms - Adjustable Display Angle - 1280 x 1024 - 250 Nit - 1,000:1 - DVI - VGA - USB - Black
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Refurbished - HP Advantage LA1956x 19" LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms A9S75A8#ABA
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HP Compaq LA1956 Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the HP Compaq LA1956 number 957 across all PC monitors.
76
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Overview
Maximize 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 monitor. features
Absolute business performance •
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

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HP Compaq LA1956 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $170 (68%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the HP Compaq LA1956 of £90.00 ($90.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $159.99.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The Compaq LA1956 is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the Compaq LA1956 will cost $58 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Compaq LA1956's display diagonal of 48.3" is bigger than 99% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The Compaq LA1956 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the HP Compaq LA1956 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 57% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP Compaq LA1956 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 27% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP Compaq LA1956's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 23% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Compaq LA1956 of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 30% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the Compaq LA1956 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

a9s75aaaby, a9s75ataby, la1956x

Barcodes:

00886112578954, 00886112579005, 00886112579067, 00886112579074, 00886112579081, 00886112579098, 00886112579104, 00886112579111, 00886112579128, 00886112579173, 00886112579180, 00886112579197, 00886112579203, 00886112579210, 00887111474971, 00887111475046, 05052916609025, 08861125789544, 08861125791738

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