Planar PL1700M 17" LCD Monitor, built-in Speakers
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Planar PL1700M 17" LCD Monitor, built-in Speakers

  • Refresh Rate: 75 Hz
  • Display Technology: LCD Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix) LCD Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix)
  • Aspect Ratio: 5:4
  • Contrast Ratio: 450:1,1000:1
  • Max. Resolution: 1280 x 1024
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Planar PL1700M 17" LCD Monitor, built-in Speakers

Sleek and stylish, the Planar PL1700M is a 17-inch LCD monitor that offers you an excellent viewing experience while surfing the Internet, playing games, and watching movies. With a resolution of 1280x1024 pixels, this Planar monitor delivers a crisp and vivid output. Thanks to its response time of 5 ms, the Planar PL1700M monitor lets you enjoy fast-action scenes with minimum motion blur. With a contrast ratio of 1,000:1, this Planar monitor displays darker blacks and brighter whites. A 170/160-degree viewing angle helps you to view the images in this LCD monitor, no matter where you sit.

Product Review Summary

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Consumer Reviews



byproauctionser Apr 8, 2010
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?

This is a very well made product, great deal, recommend for any age and easy to use, everyone should buy it Read full review »


PL1700 Good Value, Great Service

byfrugalfanatic Aug 1, 2006
18 Helpfuls 19 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent service, warranty, great image quality, well designed
Cons Fonts a little jagged, not good for low resolution apps, no DVI, limited-motion standard...
Recommended it? Yes

Being of a somewhat frugal bent (imagine that), when the 15" CRT on my circa 1999 PC died, I dug out the old 13" from the circa 1995 PC and used it for about a week, despite the fact that after staring at the blurry, ghostly image for a while it felt like I was wearing somebody else's glasses for... Read full review »



byzugzwang3 Jun 14, 2005
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Light, sleek, affordable
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

After using one of those big nad heavy monitors for 6 years, my Planar PL1700 is the cats meow. I enjoy everthing about and as of today I have nothing negative to say about it. It takes up less desk space. I actually can have my monitor directly in front of me. Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Monitor Color White
Monitor Platform Source PC


Width 1 in.


Analog Video Input Connector 1 x 15 Pin D-Sub connector

Technical Features

Synchronization Range - Horizontal 24 - 80 kHz
Max Viewing Angle Horizontal 150°
Regulatory Approval FCC Class B • CE • TCO-99 • UL • TUV GS
Max Viewing Angle Vertical 135°
Synchronization Range - Vertical 0 - 0 kHz
System Desktop
Color Support 24-bit (16.7M Colors)

Key Features

Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Display Technology LCD Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix) LCD Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix)
Aspect Ratio 5:4
Contrast Ratio 450:1,1000:1
Max. Resolution 1280 x 1024

Product Identifiers

UPC 0810689028505
Additional MPN 997-2850-00

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