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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: 11 Aug 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:25:12
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Long product name Acer AL1717As 17":
The short editorial description of Acer AL1717As 17"
AL1717As, 43.18 cm (17 ") LCD with speaker analog, 8ms, TCO'03, silver

Marketing text Acer AL1717As 17"

The official marketing text of Acer AL1717As 17" as supplied by the manufacturer
- With an excelling response rate of 8ms which creates action packed video playback, even better then the conventional 17" LCDs, the AL1717As enables you to render the best from digital video applications.
- The high contrast ratio alongside the optimal levels of brightness enhances the legability even for data intensive or colourful multimedia applications.
- The flicker free and ultra bright picture eliminates distortion and secures a quality view.
- Featuring image smoothing and colour scaling with automatic adjustments for quick and easy personalisation of view, according to work needs.
- The slim but conservative 17" TFT reduces operation costs with low power requirements and eliminated emissions.
- Enlarge your viewing area with the elegant silver AL1717As, which protects you and your investment via the integrated prevention against eye-strain or headaches.

Up-grading your PC system with the silver and multimedia AL1717As, a reliable solution to render the ergonomical benefits of LCD technology. The slim and compact design liberates the workplace transforming the computing area into a modern work or entertainment area. The AL1717As is the ideal solution for the home or office PC users requiring a silm and compact interface window for a broader view to home entertainment and work productivity.
Short summary description Acer AL1717As 17":
This short summary of the Acer AL1717As 17" data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Acer AL1717As, 1280 x 1024 pixels, 500:1, 22 - 82 kHz, 56.3 - 76 Hz, 75 x 75 mm, -5 - 20°
Long summary description Acer AL1717As 17":
This is an auto-generated long summary of Acer AL1717As 17" based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Acer AL1717As. Display diagonal: 43.2 cm (17"), Display brightness: 300 cd/m², Display resolution: 1280 x 1024 pixels. VESA mounting interfaces: 75 x 75 mm, Tilt angle: -5 - 20°. Power consumption (standby): 3 W, Power consumption (typical): 44 W. Certification: TCO '03, FCC Class B certified, CE, CSA, UL, TUV GS, DDC-2B, EN 60950, ISO 13406-2, VESA DPMS, CB. Width (with stand): 37.7 cm, Depth (with stand): 18.2 cm, Height (with stand): 39.3 cm
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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'.
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.
1280 x 1024 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.
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.
0.264 mm
Horizontal scan range
22 - 82 kHz
Vertical scan range
56.3 - 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.
33.8 cm
Viewable size, vertical
27 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.
Built-in speaker(s)*
The device contains speaker(s) to produce sound.
VESA mounting interfaces
The product can be used wih VESA mounting interfaces.
75 x 75 mm
Tilt angle
-5 - 20°
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.
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.
44 W
TCO '03, FCC Class B certified, CE, CSA, UL, TUV GS, DDC-2B, EN 60950, ISO 13406-2, VESA DPMS, CB
Weight & dimensions
Width (with stand)
37.7 cm
Depth (with stand)
18.2 cm
Height (with stand)
39.3 cm
Weight with stand
4.6 kg
Other features
Power requirements
AC 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz