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Asus VB178D
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Asus VB178D PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 50000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Small monitors manufactured by Asus have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just small monitors) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many small monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include the Viewsonic VA2055SM[plb_3066056_price] which has better reviews.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Asus VB178D has a greater number of cables included than most small monitors that came out around the same time as it. This PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens that came out more than a year ago. The cables included "AC" is also found on this Asus PC screen.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VB178D does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than a year ago also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago are not 3D. The Asus VB178D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VB178D does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the VB178D also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other PC screens that have been available for more than a year, the Asus VB178D does not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of only 43.2 centimeters, the Asus VB178D has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst small monitors of this age. The display diagonal (metric)s of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VB178D range from 35cm to 50cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 47cm.

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Heavy

At 3.5 kilograms, the Asus VB178D is fairly heavy compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the VB178D. The average weight of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the VB178D is 2.9kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VB178D

OK Running Costs

The VB178D has an average running cost of £28 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 55 flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the VB178D.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £38.46
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.02
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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

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