Acer AL1717 Monitor

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The Acer AL1717 Monitor

The Acer AL1717 monitor is manufactured by the Acer Incorporated. The monitor has a 17 inch viewable screen size.

The Acer AL1717 is a liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor and has a default resolution of 1280x1024 dpi (dots per inch). Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) have been used for years in things like calculators, cell phones and laptop screens. LCD flat-panel monitors are replacing the older cathode ray tube (CRT) computer monitors. Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) are usually smaller, lighter and use less power than cathode ray tube monitors (CRTs).

In sleep mode, the Acer AL1717 monitor uses 0.72 watts of electricity. When it is turned off, it uses 0.71 watts. When the Acer AL1717 monitor is active it uses 32.3 watts of electricity.

Acer Incorporated is located in California and manufactures computers, monitors, televisions and video cassette recorders.



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