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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
Product name:
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Product code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product data-sheet if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
LCD is a technology for displaying images. LCD screens are flat, thin and have a reasonably high resolution and are therefore much used as computer monitor, but are also very suitable for use in a television!
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Included since: 19 Jul 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 29 May 2014 02:17:42
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Long product name Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV:
The short editorial description of Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV
43.18 cm (17 ") LCD progressive scan flat TV

Marketing text Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV

The official marketing text of Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV as supplied by the manufacturer
Enhanced picture and sound
This elegant widescreen LCD TV provides a great audio visual experience with a widescreen high definition panel, Virtual Dolby Surround and unique flat speakers.
Short summary description Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV:
This short summary of the Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Philips 17PF8946/12, Silver, 16:9, 400:1, Sleep, PAL, SECAM, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, 5 - 45 °C
Long summary description Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Philips 17PF8946/12 17" Silver LCD TV based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Philips 17PF8946/12. Display diagonal: 43.2 cm (17"), Display brightness: 450 cd/m², Display resolution: 1280 x 768 pixels. Analog signal format system: PAL, SECAM, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K. RMS rated power: 4 W, Audio system: Nicam stereo, Virtual dolby surround. Teletext: 10 pages. Colour of product: Silver
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Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
43.2 cm (17")
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'.
450 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.
1280 x 768 pixels
Aspect ratio*
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of a shape to its height. For example, 4:3 is common for standard displays and 16:9 is the ratio for Widescreen TV.
Contrast ratio (typical)
The difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black.
Viewing angle, vertical*
Maximum vertical angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Viewing angle, horizontal*
Maximum horizontal angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
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.)
25 ms
Viewable size diagonal
43 cm
TV tuner
Analog signal format system*
The supported protocols for exchanging analog signals.
RMS rated power*
RMS (Root mean square) is a measure of the continuous power required by a device, in particular audio amplfiers and loudspeakers.
4 W
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
Nicam stereo, Virtual dolby surround
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
Ext 1 Scart: CVBS in / out, RGB, Audio L/R
Other connections: PC-In VGA, Antenna IEC75, FM antenna
AV 2: Audio L/R in, CVBS, S video
Front / Side connections: Headphone out, Audio in
10 pages
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Management features
Programmable timers
Sleep min
Power consumption (standby) *
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
3 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.
53 W
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 45°C
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.
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
517 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
169 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
347 mm
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
6 kg
Packaging data
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product.
7.8 kg
Other features
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
589 x 480 x 198 mm
Power requirements
AC 90-240
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.