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Asus VB178D-J PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 50000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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5 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the VB178D-J is only £25 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 61 LCD screens of this age and spec.

Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good reviews for its small monitors.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think the V7 L18500WS-9K[plb_3244151_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many small monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Narrow

The Asus VB178D-J is one of the narrower PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year (only 377 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. The widths of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VB178D-J range from 320mm to 480mm, and the average width is 430mm.

If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the ProDisplay P17[pl_2105402_price] (377.2mm), or the L1750[pl_2954043_price] (377mm) both from HP.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VB178D-J do not have a built-in speaker. The VB178D-J is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VB178D-J is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VB178D-J does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the VB178D-J also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 200V4QSBR[plb_3175362_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VB178D-J does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of small monitors that are a comparable age to the VB178D-J is 57cm, and the screen sizes range from 35cm to 490cm. At only 43.2 centimeters, the VB178D-J has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the VB178D-J.

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Heavy

Across all the small monitors that were launched more than a year ago the weights range from 800g to 5.8kg, and the average weight is 2.9kg. With a weight of 3.5 kilograms, the VB178D-J is fairly heavy compared to most of the other small monitors that were released around the same time as the VB178D-J.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The VB178D-J has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VB178D-J.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VB178D-J

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the VB178D-J over a year ago.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens of this age and type.

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Specification

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Digital Vertical Frequency
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
Design
Case Colour
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Technical Details
Game Mode
ECO Mode
PC in (D-Sub)

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Electricity cost when switched on £24.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £24.04
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vb178, asus vb178d, asus vb178dj
Barcodes 04716659649427

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