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:. Samsung Tantus LTM 1775W 17" LCD Monitor
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April 2003 Samsung Monitor  1 | 2 | 3

:. Introduction .:

Today multi-tasking is has become effortless because of higher processing speed and now the same can be said about entertainment. Samsung's new Tantus 1775W combines everything anyone wished for in a monitor: an HDTV, a high resolution LCD display, and the many more features that are built in.

The 1775W also has Virtual Dolby Surround sound so you can get the best quality sound out of such a small speaker package. Not only that, the monitor comes with a remote so you can watch TV across the room without having to get up. I will be going over these details further in the review.

Some Features to Note:

  • In depth menu system

  • Sleep timer for TV

  • Automatic channel tuning for 181 channels

  • Double Screen

  • Headphone Jack

:. Specifications .:

Size 16:9 view @ 17" width
Brightness 450 cd/m
Contrast Ratio 400:1
Resolution 1280 x 768 @ 60 Hz
Pixel Pitch 0.264 mm
Viewing Angles 160 H  120 V
Inputs S-video
  Analog VGA
  Component (DVD and DTV)
Other features VESA Compliant Wall Mount
  Metal Base
  Volume, Channel, Source, Power Buttons on Top
Screen Type a-si TFT active matrix
Colors 16,777,216
Operating Temperature 10C to 40C
Storage Temperature -25C to 45C
Power Consumption 53 Watts
Power-Down Mode < 1.5 Watts
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (W x D x H) w/stand 19.6" x 8" x 15.8"
Weight 4.8 kg
Service / Support 3 year warranty


:. What's inside the box .:

  • Samsung Tantus LTM 1775W HDTV Monitor
  • Remote (w/ 2 AAA batteries)
  • 15-pin D-Sub Cable
  • Stereo Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Instructions

:. Samsung Tantus LTM 1775W HDTV LCD Monitor .:

After taking this monitor out of the box, I was impressed with what I saw. Its design is very modern and that also reflected to the technical side of the 1775W. This is one of the most versatile monitors around and this is proven once you look at the back of this unit. There are a total of 13 gold-plated inputs that will connect the 1775W to almost anything you have around the house.

It is not surprising that Samsung developed such an extensive menu system. There are a number of options that are available such as picture-in-picture (PIP), Split Screen, and many more. With PIP, you can change the size of the box, change its location, and change what input you want within the smaller screen.

With this monitor it is possible to be on the computer and watch TV at the same time with the picture-in-picture (PIP) mode. One major advantage of this feature is that it uses 0% of the CPU, while TV tuner cards tend to use about 30%. This is because the cable is connected directly to the monitor.

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