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HP L1740

HP L1740 PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 LCD 381mm Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
CRT and TFT monitors designed to deliver picture perfection to the most demanding of users. HP works closely with many component and monitor suppliers to ensure every model meets user needs for... More
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated LCD screen brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good ratings for its small monitors.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the HP L1740 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the PC displays of this type and age the display brightnesss range from 180 cd/m² to 400 cd/m².

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Not Supported HD Type

This PC screen has a Not supported HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the L1740, the HP L1740 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the L1740, the HP L1740 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the L1740 do not have a built-in camera. The HP L1740 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK207S[plb_1488454_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens of this spec and age do not have a card reader integrated. The HP L1740 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated which you might also want to look at including the Samsung LS20C300[plb_2185005_price].

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the L1740 is 140°. At only 135 degrees, the HP L1740 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the L1740.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 150 degrees, the HP L1740 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other small monitors that came out more than two years ago. The viewing angle, horizontals of small monitors that are a similar age to the L1740 range from 40° to 180°.

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Running Costs Are High

The L1740 has an average running cost of £77 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7 kilograms, the HP L1740's weight is one of the heaviest amongst similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago. Small monitors that were released around the same time as the L1740 have weights of between 3.3g and 19kg.

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Very Few Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of small monitors that came out around the same time as the L1740 is 0.065M and the most is 1,100M. At only 16 million, the HP L1740 has a fairly few display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the L1740.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the HP L1740 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the L1740. The average response time of flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the L1740 is 6.3ms, and the response times range from 2ms to 44ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP L1740

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when HP released the L1740.

LCD Display

The HP L1740 has a better display type than most small monitors that came out around the same time as it. This HP flatpanel monitor has an LCD display, whereas most small monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.

LCD screens with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price] (LED), or the Acer K202HQ[plb_2199575_price] (LED).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
HD Type
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £10.26
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.81
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the HP L1740uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.56T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 6101, hp l1740, hp 374417001, hp 374382001, hp 438265001, hp 396883001

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