Perfect Choice For OfficeThe 17 ProLite B1780SD designed for business usage is a LED-backlit monitor with Height Adjustability and Screen Rotation allowing you to set the perfect position of the...
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15 Reasons For
User Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is superb.
Good Picture Quality
One iiyama B1780SD reviewer said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a flickering image. Douglas W. wrote on Amazon “A very good monitor, clear picture with no flickering” in his review of the iiyama B1780SD.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Iiyama is one of the better rated PC monitor brands according to average expert and user reviews, and iiyama also has good ratings for its small monitors.
Good Product Quality
One iiyama B1780SD owner wrote that it was good quality. John Wells mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is superb” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One customer said that it was good value for money. In October last year John Wells mentioned “Great value monitor”.
Easy to Use
One iiyama B1780SD reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Two years ago Douglas W. mentioned on Amazon “The unit is height adjustable, which is very handy” and gave the iiyama B1780SD a score of 5 stars.
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One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good height.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many small monitors that have been available for more than two years.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL E2014[plb_1978785_price] which is cheaper; or the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price], or the Asus VW199TL[plb_2951688_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The iiyama B1780SD has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type which do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama E1780SD[plb_2236816_price], the Asus VW199TL[plb_2951688_price], or the DELL P2014H[plb_1740080_price] which has better reviews.
1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC screens that have been available for more than two years.
Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment
At 130 millimeters, the iiyama B1780SD has a fairly high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the B1780SD. The average maximum height adjustment of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the B1780SD is 120mm.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on small monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Has Four Cables Included
The B1780SD has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. This LCD screen has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The cables included "AC", "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this iiyama LCD screen.
Not Supported HD Type
This PC screen has a Not supported HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.
The B1780SD is quite narrow (only 370 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago. The widths of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the B1780SD range from 100mm to 640mm.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 370mm wide LCD screens currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama E1780SD[plb_2236816_price].
If you would consider a flatpanel monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Benq BL702[plb_1728635_price] (369mm and cheaper).
9 Reasons Against
One iiyama B1780SD owner who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. Douglas W. mentioned “The only minor criticism is the lack of a manual volume control as opposed to an electronic system”.
Price Has Recently Increased by £3.15
The B1780SD has increased in price by £3.15 in the last 8 days.
Not 3D Compatible
Most small monitors that are a similar age to the B1780SD are not 3D compatible. The iiyama B1780SD is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The B1780SD does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most small monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have an integrated card reader. The B1780SD is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
At only 43.18 centimeters, the B1780SD has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the B1780SD. The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the B1780SD range from 8.9cm to 440cm, and the average display diagonal is 48cm.
Quite Small Viewable Width
The smallest viewable width of PC screens of this age and type is 190mm, the biggest is 520mm, and the average viewable width is 380mm. With a viewable width of only 337.9 millimeters, the B1780SD has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst small monitors of this age.
Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal
With a viewable size diagonal of only 431.8 millimeters, the iiyama B1780SD has a fairly small viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. PC displays of a comparable age and type to the B1780SD have viewable size diagonals of between 220mm and 500mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 450mm.
The weights of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the B1780SD range from 2.9g to 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg. With a weight of 4.4 kilograms, the B1780SD is one of the heavier similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the B1780SD amongst small monitors of this age.
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Running Costs Are OK
Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the B1780SD will cost £26 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 264 PC monitors of this age and type.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over three years.
1280 x 1024
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
Separate H/V Sync
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 80
0.264 x 0.264
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Maximum Height Adjustment
-3 - 22
VESA Mount Interface
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DEU, DUT, ENG, FRE, JPN, POL, RUS
Great value monitor. Bought 2 to replace two old monitors, one of which had broken, and the picture quality is superb. They only rotate one way, and I wanted to use them in portrait orientation... Read more…
Chose this to replace my old monitor which died recently. Excellent monitor; images on screen are very sharp using DVI cable. Only problem I had was with the OSD to adjust the settings. Very... Read more…
A very good monitor, clear picture with no flickering. The unit is height adjustable, which is very handy. All the controls are at hand are easy to understand, the only minor criticism is the lack... Read more…
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