CHICAGO - February 2, 2010 -
The energy-efficient 17-inch AS171 display consumes 21% less power than its predecessor. It shares the certifications of its AccuSync siblings, an EPEATTM Silver rating, and ENERGY STAR® 5.0 and TCO 5.0 compliance, giving users confidence that these displays are environmentally preferable purchases. The monitor's 2-step ECO ModeTM technology allows users to maneuver between two energy-savings modes, while its ergonomic tilt function brings users flexibility and enhanced comfort.
"The 17-inch AS171 display brings variety and value to AccuSync Series users," said Lynn Gu, Product Manager for NEC Display Solutions. "We continuously see a strong demand for the 17-inch standard aspect ratio from enterprise and small-to-medium business sectors, and our goal with this display is to offer improved green technology, energy efficiency and eco-friendly features."
A partial list of the AS171 features includes:
- 1280 x 1024 native resolution
- VGA and DVI connectivity
- 900:1 contrast ratio
- 5ms fast response time
- Tilt adjustability
- Consumes 21% less power than its predecessor
- 50% less mercury content than its predecessor
- Two-step ECO Mode for significant power consumption savings
- Carbon footprint meter for tracking of carbon savings
- EPEAT Silver rating
- ENERGY STAR 5.0 compliance
- TCO 5.0 compliance
The AS171 will begin shipping in February 2010 with an estimated street price of $159 and ships with a standard three-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight.