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Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display

B&H # SAB1740R MFR # B1740R
Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display

Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display Front View Portrait View

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Product Highlights

  • VGA + DVI
  • 1280 x 1024
  • 1000:1 (50,000:1 Dynamic) Contrast Ratio
  • 250cd/m² Brightness
  • 5ms Response Time
  • 170°/160° Viewing Angles
  • 16.7 Million Colors
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The B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display from Samsung is a 4:3 aspect ratio computer monitor with DVI and VGA input capability. It features a native resolution of 1280 x 1024, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, 250cd/m² brightness, 5ms response, and 170°/160° viewing angles. It is capable of displaying 16.7 million colors.

The display includes a height adjustable stand, which also supports tilt, swivel, and pivot adjustments. It can be mounted on a wall thanks to its standard 75mm VESA pattern. It also boasts Samsung's MagicReturn feature and their MagicBright system for enhanced image quality.

High Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The high dynamic contrast ratio of the B1740R creates deeper, more dramatic dark tones and brighter more striking light tones. Now you can enjoy images that echo reality with rich, vivid color and brilliant natural intensity
Fast Response Time
With a response time of 5ms, you can be sure that your monitor will perform perfectly, even in the fastest moving scenes. This stunning, seamless motion imaging presents movies, games, and Internet streamed content with precision and without the motion judder, blurring, and ghosting that can occur on a slower monitor, allowing you to enjoy a completely immersive viewing experience
Height Adjustable Stand
Tired of straining your neck to see what's on your monitor? The B1740R adjusts to your personal comfort level with a 100mm height adjustable stand (HAS). Customize your monitor to your viewing needs with height and tilt options. The more comfortable you are while working, the more productive you'll be
MagicAngle Technology
Love to watch movies lying down or while you're cooking dinner? Samsung's MagicAngle uses 5-step angle management to deliver crisp images and bold color from every direction. So whether your view is from above, below or from the side, images stay the same
MagicEco Feature
MagicEco allows you to work at 100%, 75% or 50% brightness, to reduce energy usage. Low power consumption technology reduces energy use and energy bills even further
MagicReturn Feature
Samsung's MagicReturn feature makes your life easier by automatically managing your dual-monitor content. When you turn off one monitor to save energy, or if the cable disconnects and you lose the signal, MagicReturn make sure that all content is automatically shifted to the monitor that remains on
Control your screen's display with just one click. MagicBright automatically optimizes brightness, contrast and gamma correction, based on the mode you choose
TCO Display 5.0 Certified
Meeting the strict environmental requirements of the TCO Display 5.0 standard, the Samsung monitors represent the cutting-edge of responsible design and manufacture, ensuring the health of both users and the planet
Windows 7
Samsung monitors have been tested to meet all technical requirements to be compatible with Windows 7 and meets Windows Color System standards for consistent and accurate color across multiple mediums. Enjoy true to life color on your screen
By being ENERGY STAR compliant you are assured that your Samsung model is helping the environment by using less energy while saving you money. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy promoting energy efficiency
Rated EPEAT Silver
EPEAT registered products contain reduced levels of cadmium, lead, and mercury to better protect human health and the environment. EPEAT registered Samsung monitors are more energy efficient, which saves money and reduces greenhouse gas emission by providing a design that is easy to disassemble and upgrade. EPEAT Silver monitor meets all 23 required criteria plus 50 percent of 28 optional criteria
Type LCD
Viewable Size 17"
Brightness 250cd/m²
Contrast Ratio 1000:1 (50,000:1 Dynamic)
Viewing Angle 170° horizontal, 160° vertical
Pixel Dot Pitch 0.264mm
Response Time 5ms
Panel Life Not Specified by Manufacturer
Colors Supported 16.7 million
Internal Interface Analog/Digital
Frequency Horizontal: 30-81kHz
Vertical: 56-75Hz
Sync Type Separate H/V, Composite, SOG
Resolution 1280 x 1024
Input/Output Connectors
Analog 1x VGA
Digital 1x DVI-D
Audio Input None
Headphone Jack None
Hub Ports None
Speakers None
Mount Desktop, VESA (75 x 75mm)
Buttons Not Specified by Manufacturer
On-Screen Display Yes
Auto Configuration Yes
Touch Screen No
Tilt/Swivel Range Tilt: Yes, -5-22°
Swivel: Yes
Height: Yes, 3.9" (10cm)
Pivot: Yes
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Compliant Standards TCO 5.0, TCO '03
System Requirements Computer with VGA or DVI Output
Power Requirements AC 100-240VAC
Environmental Requirements Operating
Temperature: 50-104°F (10-40°C)
Humidity: 10-80%, non-condensing

Temperature: -4-113°F (-20-45°C)
Humidity: 5-95%, non-condensing
Dimensions (WxHxD) With Stand: 14.7 x 13 x 7.5" (37.3 x 33 x 19cm)
Without Stand: 14.7 x 12.4 x 2.7" (37.3 x 34.5 x 6.8cm)
Weight With Stand: 9.5 lb (4.3kg)
Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display
  • Power Cord
  • VGA Cable
  • Stand
  • Installation Manual
  • User Manual (CD-ROM)
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty

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    Great for Portrait (pivot) use

    By Redbeard

    from Louisville, KY

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    • Adjustable
    • Pivots to Portrait
    • Sharp Image
    • Vivid Colors


      Best Uses

      • Dual monitor setup

      Comments about Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display:

      It is getting harder and harder to find a 17" or 19" monitor that will pivot for portrait display.

      Our office has a few of these monitors setup with dual monitor workstations. The monitor looks nice with DVI connection.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      high quality small monitor

      By audiofan

      from New Haven, CT

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer


      • Adjustable
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Sharp Image
      • Vivid Colors


        Best Uses

        • Home Computer

        Comments about Samsung B1740R 17" LCD Computer Display:

        Small monitors are becoming hard to find. This is a high quality product. provides nice colors and good resolution. Worked instantly with a Mac Mini.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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