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Planar Systems PXL2780MW

Planar Systems PXL2780MW PC Monitor

27" LCD 645.2mm Dec 2015
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Width Release Date
The Planar PXL2780MW is a beautiful, bright, 27" IPS LED LCD monitor with Quad HD resolution (2560 x 1440 WQHD). With 77% more resolution than a Full HD monitor, it provides ample room for... More
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4 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Planar Systems PXL2780MW has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the PXL2780MW also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2037.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PXL2780MW the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the PXL2780MW has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the PXL2780MW.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Planar Systems PXL2780MW is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this flatpanel monitor. This PC display also has a supported graphics resolutions of 2048 x 1152. Across all PC monitors of this type and age the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The Planar Systems PXL2780MW has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. This Planar Systems PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays of this age and spec. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this Planar Systems PC monitor.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The Planar Systems PXL2780MW is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The PXL2780MW is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the PXL2780MW are also not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung S29E790C (£535.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The PXL2780MW does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PXL2780MW also do not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated which you might also want to consider including the DELL 2407WFP, or the Benq SW2700PT (£597.50) which is also higher rated.

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Running Costs Are High

The PXL2780MW has an average running cost of £195 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The PXL2780MW is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the PXL2780MW is 5.5ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. With a response time of 6.5 milliseconds, the Planar Systems PXL2780MW has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the PXL2780MW.

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Heavy

At 7.7 kilograms, the PXL2780MW is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year. The lightest PC monitor of this spec and age is 2.3g weight, the heaviest is 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Planar Systems PXL2780MW

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Planar Systems released the PXL2780MW.

LCD Display

The Planar Systems PXL2780MW has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

If you are looking for a PC screen with a better display type then you might want to look at the Viewsonic VA2037 (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Audio Input
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
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Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £192.29
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £194.85
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Planar Systems PXL2780MWuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.97T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers planar systems pxl2780, planar systems pxl2780m, planar systems pxl2780mw
Barcodes 00810689002253, 04923123152479

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