Flat Panels

  Home arrow Flat Panels arrow Page 3 - Samsung SyncMaster 174v Review
Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Hardware Forums 
Computer Cases  
Computer Processors  
Computer Systems  
Digital Cameras  
Flat Panels  
Gaming  
Hardware Guides  
Hardware News  
Input Devices  
Memory  
Mobile Devices  
Motherboards  
Networking Hardware  
Opinions  
PC Cooling  
PC Speakers  
Peripherals  
Power Supply Units  
Software  
Sound Cards  
Storage Devices  
Tech Interviews  
User Experiences  
Video Cards  
Weekly Newsletter
 
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
Support 
 USERNAME
 
 PASSWORD
 
 
  >>> SIGN UP!  
  Lost Password? 
FLAT PANELS

Samsung SyncMaster 174v Review
By: KaoMAN
  • Search For More Articles!
  • Disclaimer
  • Author Terms
  • Rating: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars / 39
    2004-01-12

    Table of Contents:
  • Samsung SyncMaster 174v Review
  • Overview of the SyncMaster 174v
  • Exterior of the 174v
  • The SymcMaster's Performance
  • Conclusion

  • Rate this Article: Poor Best 
      ADD THIS ARTICLE TO:
      Del.ici.ous Digg
      Blink Simpy
      Google Spurl
      Y! MyWeb Furl
    Email Me Similar Content When Posted
    Add Developer Shed Article Feed To Your Site
    Email Article To Friend
    Print Version Of Article
    PDF Version Of Article
     
     

    SEARCH DEV HARDWARE

    Samsung SyncMaster 174v Review - Exterior of the 174v


    (Page 3 of 5 )

    The SyncMaster 174v is a very clean looking LCD that fits and looks great on basically any desk. I'm a fan of black, and so this flat panel is right up my alley.

    Samsung SyncMaster 174v

    The 174v features a thin bezel Samsung monitors are known to have. The bezel is approximately 2cm thick around the left, top, and right edges of the monitor, and 2-1/2cm thick at the bottom. The screen, though I'm not sure what material it is made of, attracts very little dust, and even then is very easy to clean.

    SyncMaster 174v

    The base of the monitor is oval shaped, and bridges to the panel with a thin piece of plastic. The power and input connectors are on the back of the panel...

    SyncMaster 174v

    ...and the cables are routed through the base and covered with another piece to hide everything like so:

    SyncMaster 174v

    Here's what it looks like without the cover:

    SyncMaster 174v

    A major feature of the SyncMaster 174v is the "built-in power brick." What that means is that there is no external power supply for the LCD; the power cable between the LCD and outlet is just one thin cable, and nothing else.

    The display rises off whatever surface it is placed on by about 6cm (depends on the angle of the screen). It has a large tilting range for better viewing, and can also be wall mounted (VESA standard). The controls for the display consist of five buttons located beneath the bottom bezel.

    From left to right: auto/exit, menu, power, minus, plus. When the auto/exit button is pressed, the LCD automatically adjusts settings for respective resolutions and refresh rates. The menu button obviously starts the on-screen display (OSD), and a press of the auto/exit button exits the menu. When not in the OSD, the minus and plus buttons adjust the brightness. Otherwise, they are used to navigate the OSD. And yes, the power button turns the LCD on and off.

    Continuing with the exterior of the monitor, you can see the 174v is pretty darn compact. There are ventilation slots on the top and bottom edges where the panel slopes inwards. And here is a final shot of the back of the monitor.

    SyncMaster 174v - Back

    More Flat Panels Articles
    More By KaoMAN

    blog comments powered by Disqus

    FLAT PANELS ARTICLES

    - Monitor Review: Samsung SyncMaster P2450h an...
    - Samsung 2333HD and the LG Flatron E2350V
    - Lenovo ThinkVision L2251x Wide and the Samsu...
    - LG 47SL80
    - Sony Bravia KDL-52EX700
    - Samsung SyncMaster P2770HD and the Lenovo L2...
    - Panasonic Viera TC-P54Z1
    - Sharp LC-32D47UT and the Panasonic TC-P54S1
    - Dell UltraSharp U2711 and the Samsung SyncMa...
    - Samsung LD220G and Mag Innovision GML2226
    - BenQ V2400 Eco and Samsung SyncMaster 2233SW
    - LG 32LH20 and Westinghouse SK-32H640G
    - LCD TVs:Sony KDL-37L5000 and Toshiba 37AV502U
    - LG 50PS80 Plasma Television
    - The Vizio VO320E and the Samsung LN32B360 LC...

    Developer Shed Affiliates

     




    © 2003-2019 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
    KEITHLEE2zdeconfigurator/configs/INFUSIONSOFT_OVERLAY.phpzdeconfigurator/configs/ OFFLOADING INFUSIONSOFTLOADING INFUSIONSOFT 1debug:overlay status: OFF
    overlay not displayed overlay cookie defined: TI_CAMPAIGN_1012_D OVERLAY COOKIE set:
    status off