TFT Monitor can be attached to 2 systems simultaneously.

Press Release Summary:

Available in Business Black, L171p has 17 in. viewable image size with 300 cd/m² typ brightness, 700:1 contrast ratio, and 1280 x 1024 native display resolution. Stand provides tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment, and monitor features respective horizontal and vertical viewing angles of ±75° and +75°/-60°. Along with direct access to automatic image setup, brightness, and input select, product provides for analog and digital system attachment.

Original Press Release:

L171p TFT monitor - New Option Part Numbers

At a glance

The L171p TFT monitor offers:

Viewable image size: 432 mm (17 in)

Brightness: 300 cd/m2 (typical)

Contrast ratio: 700:1 (typical)

Viewing angles:

Horizontal - +/- 75°

Vertical - + 75°/- 60°

Response time: 8 ms (typical)

Pivot (graphic card-dependent)

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

Tilt, swivel, and height-adjustable stand

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

Analog and digital system attachment

Internal power

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

Kensington lock-compatible

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The L171p TFT monitor offers outstanding image quality along with a stand that provides tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment. Its ultraslim bezel saves space and provides a nearly seamless view in a multiple-monitor environment. The L171p includes both analog and digital connectors. The incorporated ThinkVantage(TM) design enhances usability and makes the monitor both intuitive and easy to use and complements the IBM xSeries® systems.

The monitor is in the performance category of the IBM family of monitors. It is best suited for general business applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, and business graphics.


432-mm (17-inch) viewable image size

Native resolution of 1280 x 1024

ThinkVantage design:

Space-saving ultraslim bezel

Tilt/swivel and height-adjustable stand for optimum viewing comfort

Pivot for portrait or landscape viewing (graphic card-dependent)

Direct access for automatic image setup and brightness

Quick and easy monitor setup

Easy movement between applications when attached to two systems simultaneously

Matching design to xSeries systems

Analog and digital connectors for attachment flexibility (analog cable provided)

Dual input, enabling attachment to two systems simultaneously

Internal power

Kensington lock-compatible

Meets 100 mm Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) standard for mounting

Detachable base for wall or arm (sold separately) mounting

Available in Business Black

Planned availability date
August 29, 2005

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