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Panasonic PLCD8C

Panasonic PLCD8C PC Monitor

8" LCD 184.15mm Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Width Release Date
The PLCD8C LCD monitor offers Active Matrix TFT, robust color reproduction and space saving design. The unit's image processing circuit provides exceptional details. The monitor features... More
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7 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PLCD8C has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the PLCD8C do not have a built-in speaker.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The Panasonic PLCD8C has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (4 Watts) amongst small monitors of this age. The RMS rated audio powers of PC displays of this age and spec range from 0.5W to 10W.

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Not Supported HD Type

This PC display has a Not supported HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of this age and spec.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the Panasonic PLCD8C is one of the lighter PC screens that have been available for more than two years amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The average weight of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 3.3kg, and the weights range from 2.9g to 19kg.

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Very Shallow

Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the PLCD8C have depths of between 2.7mm and 460mm, and the average depth is 96mm. At only 39.37 millimeters, the Panasonic PLCD8C is quite shallow compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Short

With a height of only 215.138 millimeters, the Panasonic PLCD8C is fairly short compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. Small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PLCD8C have heights of between 5mm and 560mm, and the average height is 310mm.

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Narrow

Across all the small monitors that have been available for more than two years the widths range from 100mm to 640mm, and the average width is 420mm. When compared to other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the PLCD8C that we have checked, the Panasonic PLCD8C's width of only 184.15 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays of a similar spec and age to the PLCD8C do not have a built-in camera. The Panasonic PLCD8C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and spec, the Panasonic PLCD8C is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Panasonic PLCD8C does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Few Display Colour Count

When compared to other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the PLCD8C that we have assessed, the Panasonic PLCD8C's display colour count of only 0.26 million is one of the least. The display colour counts of PC displays of this type and age range from 0.065M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 28M.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 140°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°. At only 120 degrees, the Panasonic PLCD8C has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the PLCD8C.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 140 degrees, the Panasonic PLCD8C has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the PLCD8C. The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the PLCD8C range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PLCD8C is 800 x 600 (SVGA). That's 63% less resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). Across all PC screens of this type and age the best resolution is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Very Slow Response Time

When compared to other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the PLCD8C that we have assessed, the response time of the Panasonic PLCD8C of 25 milliseconds is one of the slowest. The response times of LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the PLCD8C range from 2ms to 44ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PLCD8C

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

LCD Display Type

The Panasonic PLCD8C has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
BNC Input Ports
PC Audio in
S-Video Inputs Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.55
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $25.55
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PLCD8Cuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers PRMK08, panasonic plcd8, panasonic plcd8c

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