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Planar PL1500M

82

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Planar PL1500M

$119.95
$99.95 $20 cheaper than 68 days ago
Planar PL1500M
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A phenomenally cheap and very economical to run 15" PC screen, with very good features
15" 1024 X 768 Pixels No 8ms Aug 2013
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PLANAR PL1500M 15INCH MONITOR NEW IN BOX (Brand new, unopened)
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Planar PL1500M 15" LCD Monitor. New in the original box(unused)! (Brand new, unopened)
$139.99
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Pl1500m - 15" Black Analog Led
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Planar PL1500M - LCD monitor - 15"
$149.21
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Planar PL1500M - T - 997-7318-01
$204.67
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$84.99
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Planar PL1500M Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Planar PL1500M number 318 across all PC monitors.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$35 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $35 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

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Planar PL1500M In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $99.95 it is cheaper than 90% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by $20 (17%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PL1500M has an average 5 year running cost of $35 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Planar PL1500M has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 62% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Planar PL1500M of only 15" is in the smallest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the PL1500M of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 91% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PL1500M has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Planar PL1500M's horizontal viewing angle of only 140° is narrower than 92% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Planar PL1500M of only 125° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 93% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PL1500M's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is lower than 99% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic pl1500m, planar pl1500m

Barcodes:

00000011647728, 00000977731800, 00000997590500, 00000997731801, 00810689000037, 00810689002260, 00810689059059, 00810689073185, 04923123153087, 08106890000372

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