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HP Compaq LA1905wg
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HP Compaq LA1905wg PC Monitor

19" 1440 X 900 3000:1 LCD Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £76.92 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Running costs are very high
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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when this LCD screen was released.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Compaq LA1905wg does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Edge10 ET185a (£59.95), the AOC E950 (£59.95), or the DELL P1913 (£54.99).

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Good Brand

We checked 2,072 expert and owner reviews for HP PC monitors and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its small monitors.


Running Costs Are Very High

The Compaq LA1905wg has an average running cost of £77 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 267 PC screens of a similar age and type.


1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Compaq LA1905wg is 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 1% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution.

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Has an HDCP

The Compaq LA1905wg has an HDCP. Most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Compaq LA1905wg has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other small monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Compaq LA1905wg is more than most LCD screens of a similar type and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays of this age and type. The cables included "AC", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05052584211513

HP Compaq LA1905wg Review Sources

To prepare this HP Compaq LA1905wg review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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