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HP L1940T PC Monitor

£69.99 £22.59 cheaper than 46 days ago
19" LCD 508mm Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Width Release Date £94.87 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Nice design
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
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Reasonably Priced

A few customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Mammoth mentioned “So when one of the screens became faulty it was great to find a cheap identical replacement” in their review.


Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Miss C. E. Furlong scored the HP L1940T 80 out of 100 and she mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “All in all, its pretty good ^^”.


Released Over Four Years Ago

This HP LCD screen was released in December 2012.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP L1940T does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Hannspree HE196APB (£63.50).

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HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,072 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its PC monitors. HP also has good reviews specifically within its small monitors range.


High Running Costs

The L1940T is one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors of this spec and age that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the L1940T is £95.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP L1940T has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens that came out more than two years ago range from 40° to 180°. The HP L1940T has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 135 degrees) compared to most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The HP L1940T has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 140 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens of this age and spec range from 40° to 180°.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the HP L1940T has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The response times of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen range from 3ms to 44ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 1280x1024hatiswpivgavesa, compaq l1940t, hp em869aref, hp em869at, hp l1940t
Barcodes 00882780252943

HP L1940T Review Sources

To prepare this HP L1940T 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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