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NEC 17-inch LED E171M display has old school 5:4 aspect ratio

NEC has launched a cheap PC display with a square aspect ratio that uses LED backlighting for green performance

| Displays & Projectors News | Posted: Mar 28, 2014 4:05 pm

The vast majority of computer monitors on the market today are wide screen units that are wider than they are tall. A few years back most of the monitors out there were square. There are some folks that prefer that square aspect ratio for certain tasks.

 

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If you like screen with that square design, NEC has a new unit that you might be interested in that is a budget offering. The 17-inch E171M has ergonomic adjustability and a 5:4 aspect ratio. The native resolution for the screen is 1280 x 1024.

 

The brightness rating is 250 cd/m2 and the display has a 1000:1 contrast ratio. NEC fits the cheap monitor with a 2-way ergonomic stand with 50mm of height adjustment and swivel capability. Connectivity options include VGA and DVI-D.

 

NEC also fits the screen with a pair of 1W speakers for onboard sound and touch capability can be integrated. The display will ship this month for $179.

NEWS SOURCES:Necdisplay.com

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