The 19 ProLite B1980SD designed for business usage is a LED-backlit monitor with Height Adjustability and Screen Rotation allowing you to set the perfect position of the screen ensuring ergonomic...
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12 Reasons For
Small monitors built by iiyama have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just small monitors) and found that iiyama also has good reviews across its entire range.
Good Picture Quality
One customer considered that it had good picture quality. Last year Jonesy wrote on Amazon “It works well as a second monitor if your PC has two graphics ports”.
One iiyama B1980SD reviewer who bought it considered that it was a good height. Jonesy mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is also height adjustable”.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Hanns.G HX194[plb_2199362_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 19B4[plb_1395263_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The B1980SD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the B1980SD do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the Planar PLL1910M[plb_1857470_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer 196L[plb_1960413_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the NEC MultiSync E171[plb_2301048_price].
1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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Quite High Height Adjustment
The lowest height adjustment of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the B1980SD is 50mm and the highest is 350mm. At 130 millimeters, the B1980SD has a fairly high height adjustment compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the B1980SD.
Fairly Big Viewable Size, Vertical
LCD screens of this spec and age have viewable size, verticals of between 110mm and 440mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 260mm. The iiyama B1980SD has one of the bigger viewable size, verticals (301.05 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age.
Has Four Cables Includeds
The iiyama B1980SD has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This LCD screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens of this spec and age. The cables includeds "AC", "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC screen.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
Not Supported HD Type
This PC display has a Not supported HD type, which is typical of many small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Supports One Placement Supported
The iiyama B1980SD has a greater number of placements than most small monitors that came out more than two years ago. This iiyama flatpanel monitor supports a Horizontal placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by PC displays of this age and type.
4 Reasons Against
Most small monitors that were released around the same time as the B1980SD are not 3D. The B1980SD is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the B1980SD, the iiyama B1980SD does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The B1980SD does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the B1980SD also do not have a card reader integrated.
At 5.1 kilograms, the B1980SD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the B1980SD have weights of between 3.3g and 19kg.
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Running Costs Are OK
The B1980SD has an average running cost of £47 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 268 PC monitors of this age and spec.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when this iiyama PC screen was released.
1280 x 1024
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 80
0.294 x 0.294
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
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RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Card Reader Integrated
Thin Client Installed
0 - 90
-5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
-160 - 160
VESA Mounting Interfaces
-160 - 160
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
CHI (SIMPL), DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POR, RUS
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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