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Sony LMD-1530W

Sony LMD-1530W PC Monitor

15.3" 1280 X 768 LCD Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Since its introduction in 2003, Sony's LMD Series has offered professional monitors in a variety of types and sizes, suitable for applications in the studio and in the field. Building on a long... More
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5 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony LMD-1530W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the LMD-1530W do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer FT200HQL[plb_2326637_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the LMD-1530W that we have assessed the viewing angle, vertical of, the LMD-1530W's viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of small monitors that were released more than two years ago is 40° and the widest is 180°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the LMD-1530W has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the LMD-1530W. The average viewing angle, horizontal of small monitors that are a similar age to the LMD-1530W is 150°.

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Two BNC Input Portss

The LMD-1530W is a two BNC input ports PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type have between 1 and 11 BNC input portss.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Sony LMD-1530W is more than most PC displays of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly found cables included is VGA, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables includeds AC are also found on this PC display.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LMD-1530W does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the LMD-1530W also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering 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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Not 3D

Most small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the LMD-1530W are not 3D. The LMD-1530W is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

PC screens which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the LMD-1530W do not have a card reader integrated. The LMD-1530W is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the Samsung LS20C300[plb_2185005_price].

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Only 1280 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 10W. At only 0.5 Watts, the Sony LMD-1530W has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LMD-1530W.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical

The smallest viewable size, vertical of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago is 110mm and the biggest is 440mm. At only 200 millimeters, the Sony LMD-1530W has a quite small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the small monitors that came out around the same time as the LMD-1530W the display diagonal (metric)s range from 8.9cm to 490cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 50cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of only 39 centimeters, the Sony LMD-1530W has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the LMD-1530W.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal

At only 334 millimeters, the Sony LMD-1530W has a quite small viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Across all the PC screens of this age and spec the viewable size, horizontals range from 190mm to 540mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 380mm.

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High Running Costs

The LMD-1530W is in the most expensive 2% of all 268 flatpanel monitors of this age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the LMD-1530W will cost £129 over 8 years to run.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony LMD-1530W

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the LMD-1530W over two years ago.

LCD Display

The LMD-1530W has a better display type than most comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an LCD display, whereas most small monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display and we think the YIYNOVA MSP19U[plb_2124232_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Acer K202HQ[plb_2199575_price] (LED).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
BNC Input Ports
Audio Output
Audio Input
Composite Video Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Stand-By LED
Power LED
Power
Current Rating
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £128.19
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony LMD-1530Wuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.64T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony lmd1530, sony lmd1530w, offers lmd1530, offers lmd1530w
Barcodes 00027242774179

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