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LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on small monitors that are a comparable age to it.
At only 48 millimeters, the 193V5LSB2 is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the 193V5LSB2. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 193V5LSB2 the depths range from 2.7mm to 460mm, and the average depth is 96mm.
Quite Big Viewable Width
The viewable widths of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 193V5LSB2 range from 190mm to 520mm. With a viewable width of 409.8 millimeters, the Philips 193V5LSB2 has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.
The average height of small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 193V5LSB2 is 310mm, and the heights range from 5mm to 560mm. The 193V5LSB2 is quite short (only 273 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.
The 193V5LSB2 is quite light (only 1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other small monitors that were launched more than two years ago. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the 193V5LSB2 have weights of between 2.9g and 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.
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Very Low Power Consumption When Active
The 193V5LSB2 has one of the lower power consumptions when active (only 8.76 Watts) amongst small monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years the power consumptions when active range from 8.7W to 20W, and the average power consumption when active is 14W.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 193V5LSB2, the 193V5LSB2 does not have a built-in speaker.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 193V5LSB2, the Philips 193V5LSB2 is not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC displays of a similar spec and age to the 193V5LSB2 do not have a built-in camera. The 193V5LSB2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Asus VK207S[plb_1488454_price].
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The 193V5LSB2 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The 193V5LSB2 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. Small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 193V5LSB2 display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).
Quite Small Viewable Height
Similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years have viewable heights of between 110mm and 440mm, and the average viewable height is 260mm. With a viewable height of only 230.4 millimeters, the 193V5LSB2 has one of the smaller viewable heights amongst LCD screens of this age.
Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 65 degrees, the 193V5LSB2 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens of a similar age and spec to the 193V5LSB2 the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°.
Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 193V5LSB2 range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°. The 193V5LSB2 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 90 degrees) amongst small monitors of this age.
Very Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the 193V5LSB2 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 193V5LSB2. Across all the similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago the display brightness range from 180 cd/m² to 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m².
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 193V5LSB2 have power consumptions when off of between 0.1W and 5W. At 0.5 Watts, the 193V5LSB2 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
Philips released the 193V5LSB2 over three years ago.
The 193V5LSB2 has a pretty typical width (437 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Philips 190BL1CB/93[plb_1477166_price] (436mm), or the AOC E970[plb_1563297_price] (437.4mm).
1366 x 768
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
720 x 400, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1366 х 768, 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.30 x 0.30
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
LCD, TFT, LCD/TFT
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Hg (mercury), Pb (lead)
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client Installed
-3 - 10
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Plug and Play
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.085 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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