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Sony LMD-A170

68

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Sony LMD-A170

$2,419.95
Sony LMD-A170
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A good spec but only average value for money 16.5" PC screen, with alright running costs
16.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 178° Jun 2014
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Sony LMD-A170 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony LMD-A170 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $88 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Lightweight and slim full HD (1920 x 1080) LMD-A series monitor with an excellent cost-performance ratio
Full HD picture monitor with excellent cost-performance ratio
Lightweight and slim design
Ideal for studio and field applications
Consistency with PVM-A series monitors
Optional protection kit (bkm-pl17)
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only one speaker

Sony LMD-A170 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,419.95 it is in the most expensive 2% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The LMD-A170 has an average 5 year running cost of $88 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Sony LMD-A170's display diagonal of only 16.5" is very small compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 98% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. PC screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the LMD-A170 of 178° is wider than 65% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LMD-A170's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 5% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LMD-A170 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only One Speaker

The Sony LMD-A170 is a one speaker LCD screen. Most of the other PC displays have between one and four speakers.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Sony LMD-A170 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Has an Audio Output

The Sony LMD-A170 has an audio output. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony lmda170

Barcodes:

00027242875319

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