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Asus VB178D-J
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Asus VB178D-J PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 50000000:1 LED Jun 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
ASUS SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology carefully evaluates every pixel in every frame and dynamically adjusts them according to conditions most favorable to the human eye. - Adopt ASCR (ASUS... More
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3 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the VB178D-J is only £25 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 55 LCD screens of this age and type.

Good Brand

On average Asus small monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all LCD screens produced by Asus.

LED Display

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

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Not 3D

The VB178D-J is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VB178D-J are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VB178D-J does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the VB178D-J also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the VB178D-J, the VB178D-J does not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year is 47cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 35cm to 50cm. The Asus VB178D-J has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s (only 43.2 centimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Heavy

The lightest PC display of this type and age is 800g weight, the heaviest is 5.8kg, and the average weight is 2.9kg. At 3.5 kilograms, the VB178D-J is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the VB178D-J.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VB178D-J has a quite high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the VB178D-J. The lowest power consumption (off) of LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the VB178D-J is 0.005W, the highest is 1W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.37W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VB178D-J

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
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
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
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
Technical Details
Game Mode
ECO Mode
PC in (D-Sub)

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £38.46
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Total running cost over 5 years £38.46
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0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 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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