LCD Monitor suits general business applications.

Press Release Summary:

Dual-input ThinkVision L170p provides 17 in. viewable image size with 1,280 x 1,024 display resolution, 250 cd/m² brightness, and 500:1 contrast ratio. LCD monitor incorporates ThinkVantage design with ergonomic stand that swivels, tilts, and is height adjustable. Product provides direct access for automatic image setup, brightness, and input select, and offers viewing angles up to ±85° vertical and ±85° horizontal.

Original Press Release:

IBM ThinkVision L170p Monitor - View Your Images on a Large Screen Featuring ThinkVantage Design


The ThinkVision L170p 17-inch LCD monitor delivers excellent performance for a variety of applications. It incorporates ThinkVantage design, which enhances usability, making the monitor more intuitive and easier to use and complementing the system design. The ThinkVision L170p is in the Performance category in the ThinkVision family of monitors.

This monitor is best suited for:

o Graphic applications
o Complex spreadsheets
o Multitasking
o Financial analysis
o General business applications


o 17-inch (432-mm) viewable image size

o 1280 x 1024 resolution

o ThinkVantage design:

- Ergonomic stand swivels, tilts, and offers height adjustment
- Direct access for automatic image setup, brightness, and input select
- Quick and easy monitor adjustments using newly designed on-screen display (OSD)
- Matching design to IBM systems
- Cable management in stand

o Hybrid system connectivity - analog or digital system attachment (analog cable included)

o Scaling for viewing of full-page images of resolutions less than 1280 x 1024

o Dual input

o Internal power

o Kensington lock-compatible

o Lockable digital controls

o Detachable base for mounting on wall or arm (sold separately) with optional mounting equipment


o Improved use of space compared to CRT monitors

o Reduced energy use and heat generation to help lower cooling and power costs compared to CRT monitors

o Flexibility in system attachment with analog and digital input

o Compatible with IBM PC system units

o Quick and easy monitor setup

o Wall- or desk-mounting using the optional IBM Radial Arm (not included) or third-party accessories meeting the VESA Flat Panel Monitor Physical Mounting Interface Standard (FPMPMI)

Planned Availability Date

May 9, 2003

At a Glance

The new ThinkVision L170p LCD monitor offers:

o Viewable image size: 17.0 in (432 mm)

o Brightness: 250 cd/m2 (typical)

o Contrast ratio: 500:1

o Viewing angles

- Vertical: +/- 85°
- Horizontal: +/- 85°

o Display resolution of 1280 x 1024 (automatically scales lower resolution to fill the screen)

o Tilt/swivel and height adjustable stand

o Direct access for automatic image setup, brightness, and input select

o Analog or digital system attachment (analog cable included with monitor)

o Internal power

o Dual input

o 100-mm Video Electronic Standards Association (VESA) standard for mounting

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