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NEC E171M-BK

NEC E171M-BK PC Monitor

£229.37
£178.57 £50.80 cheaper than 3 days ago
17" 1280 X 1024 LCD Mar 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
Boost your productivity while being environmentally friendly with the 17 NEC MultiSync E171M, an eco-conscious LED backlit LCD desktop monitor that enhances your computing experience. The LED... More
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7 Reasons For

NEC Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of PC displays to determine an average rating for each PC monitor brand. On average PC screens manufactured by NEC have excellent reviews from users and experts.

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the E171M-BK is only £20, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 264 PC monitors of a similar type and age.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The E171M-BK has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the E171M-BK do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the 19B4LCB5[pl_2997141_price], and the 19B4[pl_1395263_price] both from Philips or the NEC MultiSync EA193[plb_2073041_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the E171M-BK the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°. The E171M-BK has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (170 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the E171M-BK.

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Not Supported HD Type

This LCD screen has a Not supported HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

PC displays of a similar age and type to the E171M-BK have widths of between 100mm and 640mm, and the average width is 420mm. The E171M-BK is quite narrow (only 368 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the E171M-BK.

Other flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the 19B4[pl_1395263_price] (404mm and cheaper), or the 19B4LCB5[pl_2997141_price] (404mm and cheaper) both from Philips or the NEC MultiSync EA193[plb_2073041_price] (408mm and cheaper).

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The E171M-BK is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The E171M-BK does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the E171M-BK also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The NEC E171M-BK does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E171M-BK also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Expensive

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age. The price range of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age is from £43 to £954.

Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 43.18 centimeters, the NEC E171M-BK has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst small monitors of this age. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the E171M-BK the screen sizes range from 8.9cm to 440cm, and the average display diagonal is 48cm.

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Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

At 15 Watts, the E171M-BK has a very high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the E171M-BK. The lowest power consumption in economy mode of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the E171M-BK is 7.7W, the highest is 15W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 10W.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Across all the LCD screens of this age and type the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.15W to 18W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 4W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 15 Watts, the NEC E171M-BK has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the E171M-BK.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC E171M-BK

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released over two years ago.

LCD Display Type

The E171M-BK has a better display type than most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as it have an LED display type.

If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the 19B4[pl_1395263_price] (LED), or the 19B4LCB5[pl_2997141_price] (LED) both from Philips or the NEC MultiSync EA193[plb_2073041_price] (LED) which is also cheaper.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Scrap-metal Scott
Scrap-metal Scott would recommend the NEC E171M (Verified Purchase)

I use these in conjunction with small fanless PCs in a very dusty industrial environment. I like everything about them: -VGA for legacy industrial equipment AND DVI for futureproofing -fantastic,... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £19.23
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Total running cost over 5 years £19.23
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.095 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 3 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e171mb, e171mbk, nec e171, nec e171m, nec e171mb, nec 17e171, nec skue171, nec e171mbk, nec 17e171m, nec skue171m, nec e171mbkp, nec skue171mb, nec e171mbkpg, nec skue171mbk, nec skue171mbkp, nec skue171mbkpg
Barcodes 00000060003582, 00805736052244, 05028695110779, 05054629431856

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