Professionals get more done with the 170P7's superb display and productivity-enhancing advanced ergonomics while Philips global Perfect Panel™ warranty and remote asset management tools deliver the best total cost of ownership.
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Superb display for professional needs
43 cm (17")
Dual input accepts both analog VGA and digital DVI signals
Dual input provides connectors to accommodate input of both analog VGA and digital DVI signals.
Empowered for Windows Vista
Philips Vista-ready monitors are empowered for vibrant, exciting display of this new, visually sophisticated and demanding Windows operating system, designed to enhance your entertainment experience, make you more productive and help you control your computing experience at home and in the office, making viewing, finding and organizing information for work or play quick, efficient and easy.
SmartManage is a system for monitoring, managing and checking status of display devices as well as delivering remote support to users who experience difficulties - all accomplished over a LAN.
Complies with RoHS standards to care for the environment
Philips designs and produces display products in compliance with strict Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) standards that restrict lead and other toxic substances that can harm the environment.
ISO 13406-2 Class I compliant dot-defect-free display
Bright dots and dark dots are defects in a LCD panel. While some manufacturers still consider bright and dark defects in a LCD panel an inevitable part of the manufacturing process, Philips doesn't. Philips monitors, compliant with ISO 13406-2 Class I standard, are produced with zero tolerance for LCD panel defects and backed by Philips PerfectPanel™ globally valid warranty providing repair or replacement of any LCD monitors that display even a single defective bright or dark dot.
SXGA 1280 x 1024 resolution for sharper display
For graphics monitors, the screen resolution signifies the number of dots (pixels) on the entire screen. For example, a 1280-by-1024 pixel screen is capable of displaying 1280 distinct dots on each of 1024 lines, or about 1.3 million pixels.
5ms fast response time
On-Off response time is the period required for a liquid crystal cell to go from active (black) to inactive (white) and back to active (black) again. It is measured in milliseconds. Faster is better: Lower response time means faster transitions and, therefore, results in fewer visible image artifacts in the display of transition of texts and graphics. On-Off response time is a more important measure in the display of business content like documents, graphs and photos.
90 degree screen rotation and smart cable management
The Super Ergo base is a monitor base that delivers ergonomic display comfort and provides intelligent cable management. The base's people-friendly height, swivel, tilt and rotation angle adjustments position the monitor for maximum comfort that can ease the physical strains of a long workday; intelligent cable management reduces cable clutter and keeps the workspace neat and professional.
Brightness automatically adjusts to ambient light
SmartBright is an exclusive Philips feature that employs a built-in sensor to automatically adjust display settings, delivering the very best viewing experience, reduced energy consumption and prolonged monitor life while eliminating bright-screen-dark-room and dark-screen-bright-room eyestrain fatigue - all without the bother of manually adjusting display brightness as room lighting conditions change.
Easy to adjust display settings with Philips SmartControl
PC software for fine tuning display performance and settings. Philips offers users two choices for display setting adjustment. Either navigate the multilevel On Screen Display menu through buttons on the display itself or use the Philips SmartControl software to easily adjust the various display settings in a familiar way.
Built-in high-speed USB 2.0 solution for easy connections
The universal serial bus or USB is a standard protocol for linking PCs and peripherals. Because it delivers high speed at a low cost, USB has become the most popular method for connecting peripheral devices to a computer. By placing a USB 2.0 solution in a monitor, Philips provides a conveniently located, easy-to-use, high-speed USB connection for reading, writing, loading and transferring programs, data, digital media or music files to, from or among your PC and one or more USB devices.