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Sony LMD-A170

Sony LMD-A170 PC Monitor

16.5" 1920 X 1080 LCD Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The LMD-A170 17-inch LMD-A Series LCD monitor offers Full HD resolution, along with a lightweight and compact design. There is more than a 12% to 22% reduction in mass, 30% reduction in depth, and... More
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7 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker

The LMD-A170 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LMD-A170 do not have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LMD-A170 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 58% more display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the LMD-A170.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of PC display is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

When compared to other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the LMD-A170 that we have checked, the display colour count of the LMD-A170 of 1,073.7 million is one of the most. The display colour counts of PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the LMD-A170 range from 0.065M to 1,100M.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the LMD-A170 is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. At 178 degrees, the LMD-A170 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the LMD-A170.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the LMD-A170 is 150°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LMD-A170 has one of the widest horizontal viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The LMD-A170 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 62% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA).

This LCD screen's resolution (1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)) is actually the best resolution across all LCD screens of this age and type.

A 640 x 350 graphics resolution is the worst resolution amongst comparable types of LCD screen.

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Has One Cable Included

The Sony LMD-A170 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this Sony PC display.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The LMD-A170 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony LMD-A170 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the LMD-A170 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Sony LMD-A170 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the LMD-A170 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The viewable heights of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the LMD-A170 range from 110mm to 440mm. The LMD-A170 has a fairly small viewable height (only 205.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the LMD-A170.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The LMD-A170 is a one loudspeaker PC monitor.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LMD-A170 is 0.5W, the highest is 10W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 2.7W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 1 Watt, the LMD-A170 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the LMD-A170.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the LMD-A170 have maximum power consumptions of between 7W and 77W. The Sony LMD-A170 has a fairly high maximum power consumption (49 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the LMD-A170.

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Very High Average Power Consumption

Across all the small monitors that are a comparable age to the LMD-A170 the average power consumptions range from 0.5W to 42W, and the average average power consumption is 17W. With an average power consumption of 42 Watts, the LMD-A170 has a very high average power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the LMD-A170.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony LMD-A170

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over two years ago.

LCD Display Type

The LMD-A170 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC screens of this age and type. Most PC monitors of this age and type have an LED display type.

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Average Width

At 420.2 millimeters, the LMD-A170 has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Technology
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Audio Output
Audio Input
Composite Video Out
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (average)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers BKMPL17, sony 17, LMDA170, sony 17q, sony 1080, 254565-22, 254661-22, sony 17qu, sony 17quo, sony 1080p, sony 17quot, sony lmda170, sony bkmpl17, sony 25466122, sony 25456522
Barcodes 00027242875319

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