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LG 29MA73

LG 29MA73 PC Monitor

29" LED 699.7mm Nov 2013
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
- 21:9 UltraWide Screen- Extra View- Mac Compatible- 4-Screen Split With its unique extra space of 21:9 screen, you can check the TV schedule without disturbance on the TV active area.This useful... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], and the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29MA73 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG IPS231P[plb_1766654_price].

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 29MA73 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the 29MA73. The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29MA73 range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec, the LG 29MA73's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 29MA73 range from 60° to 1,800°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29MA73 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The smallest viewable size diagonal of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 29MA73 is 21mm and the largest is 940mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 740 millimeters, the LG 29MA73 has a quite large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 29MA73.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The LG 29MA73 has one of the bigger screen sizes (74 centimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 29MA73 is 65cm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of PC displays of this type and age is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². The LG 29MA73 has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 29MA73 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 29MA73 graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 29MA73 is more than most comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The cable included "DVI" is also found on this PC display.

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Short

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm. The LG 29MA73 is one of the shorter medium monitors that were released more than two years ago (only 327.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The LG 29MA73 is a one USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 29MA73 is £93, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 998 medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 29MA73 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29MA73 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 29MA73 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29MA73, the LG 29MA73 does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LG 29MA73 is a one USB 2.0 port PC screen.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the LG 29MA73 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst medium monitors of this age. The power consumptions when off of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 0.005W to 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29MA73

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.

Specification

Display
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3D Compatible
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HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
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Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Technology (CI)
PC Audio in
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
USB Version
Audio Input Port
SCART Port
DisplayPort
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Analog Signal Format
Digital Signal Format
Audio System
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Depth
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Weight With Stand
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Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Handheld Remote Control

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £9.13
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.45
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 29MA73uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29ma73, lg electronics 29ma73
Barcodes 08806084447838

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