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Sony LMD-1530W

67

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Sony LMD-1530W

Sony LMD-1530W
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A good spec but 4 year old 15.3" PC display, with moderate running costs
15.3" 1280 X 768 Pixels No 178° Apr 2014
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Sony LMD-1530W Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony LMD-1530W as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Excellent brightness and contrast
Mountable in a 19-inch EIA standard rack
4:3/16:9 switchable display
Protected controls
Monaural audio monitoring
Parallel remote control
Three-colour tally
Selectable scan size for video input and aspect ratio
Colour temperature/gamma selection
Advanced marker settings
Wide viewing angle
High purity colour filters
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Optional hd/sd-sdi input
Input versatility
High resolution panel (wxga)
HDMI input
Professional features
Optimised for moving pictures
WXGA picture resolution (1280x768)
15" wide screen LCD panel
VESA mounting
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 768 pixels resolution

Sony LMD-1530W In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the LMD-1530W will cost $100 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Only 1280 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The LMD-1530W has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. That's 53% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found 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 LMD-1530W's display diagonal of only 15.3" is very small compared to most other PC monitors. It is smaller than 99% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony LMD-1530W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the LMD-1530W of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 93% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Sony LMD-1530W's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 66% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The LMD-1530W has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this PC display.

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Has an Audio Output

The LMD-1530W has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242774179

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