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Product name:
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TFT/LCD displays are perfectly flat, a lot thinner and lighter than conventional CRT displays and do not flicker, all this because of the new technology they use for producing images. Do you want to free up space on your desk, or do you want to be able to move your monitor without breaking your back? Then this is the perfect display for you!
computer monitors
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Included since: 19 Jan 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 11 Apr 2016 16:23:26
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 14878
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Long product name Acer AL2017 20" Silver:
The short editorial description of Acer AL2017 20" Silver
AL2017, 50.8 cm (20 ") LCD 1400 X 1050, 8ms, 600:1, 300 cd/m2, TCO'03, silver

Marketing text Acer AL2017 20" Silver

The official marketing text of Acer AL2017 20" Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
The AL2017 is a high quality multimedia 20" LCD display, supporting TN panel technology with the benefits of excellent image performance especially for your entertainment and multimedia applications. Today's office and home users can now achieve maximised work efficiency by simultaneously viewing multiple applications with comfort on the large 20" screen, and gamers or movie lovers can enjoy the quality of vibrant colour and action packed details thanks to the rapid response rate of 8m and integrated multimedia. The AL2017 is an ideal Display Window for professional and home users appreciating a large display for viewing more data or video in comfort with no compromise on the ergonomics or budget
Short summary description Acer AL2017 20" Silver:
This short summary of the Acer AL2017 20" Silver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Acer AL2017, 1400 x 1050 pixels, 600:1, 16.78 million colours, Kensington, 30 - 82 kHz, 56 - 76 Hz
Long summary description Acer AL2017 20" Silver:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Acer AL2017 20" Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Acer AL2017. Display diagonal: 50.8 cm (20"), Display brightness: 300 cd/m², Display resolution: 1400 x 1050 pixels. Colour of product: Silver. Cable lock slot: Kensington, VESA mounting interfaces: 100 x 100 mm. Power consumption (standby): 2 W, Power consumption (typical): 55 W, Power consumption (off): 1 W. Certification: TCO'03
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Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
50.8 cm (20")
Display brightness*
Brightness is the amount of radiating light emitted from the screen. The brightness rating is measured in candellas per square meter, commonly known as 'nits'.
300 cd/m²
Display resolution*
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
1400 x 1050 pixels
Response time*
The response time is the time difference between the moment that a source (for example a video card) sends a signal and that equipment (for example a monitor) receives or display the signal. (Used abbreviations: R/F = Rise and Fall.)
8 ms
Contrast ratio (typical)*
The difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black.
Viewing angle, horizontal*
Maximum horizontal angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Viewing angle, vertical*
Maximum vertical angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Display number of colours*
16.78 million colours
Pixel pitch
This is the parameter of a picture tube, which specifies the shortest distance between two dots of the same colour. The principle is: the smaller the dot pitch, the better sharpness of image.
0.292 mm
Horizontal scan range
30 - 82 kHz
Vertical scan range
56 - 76 Hz
Viewable size, horizontal
The viewable size is often somewhat smaller than the actual size of a monitor, because there is a border around the image.
40.8 cm
Viewable size, vertical
30.6 cm
Ports & interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity*
Number of VGA (D-Sub) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The VGA (D-Sub) connector is a 15 pin connector between a computer and a monitor. It was first introduced in 1987 by IBM.
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Cable lock slot *
Holes on the edge of devices through which a cable lock can be passed, so the device can be locked to a desk etc.
VESA mounting interfaces
The product can be used wih VESA mounting interfaces.
100 x 100 mm
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
Power consumption (standby) *
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
2 W
Power consumption (typical) *
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
55 W
Power consumption (off)
1 W
Weight & dimensions
Width (with stand)
44.9 cm
Depth (with stand)
19.7 cm
Height (with stand)
43.9 cm
Weight with stand
5.4 kg