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Philips 180MT 18-inch LCD Monitor/TV
By Robin Ang
Category : Monitor
Published by Jimmy Tang on Thursday, 19th September, 2002
Rating : 4.5 out of 5 stars  


Introduction

Philips is a company that is amongst the top-three consumer electronics producer in the world. They leverage on their expertise to deliver an experience that enhances consumers' lives whether at work, home or on the move. Additionally, it is one of the largest color television manufacturers and a world leader in the development and market introduction of wide-screen and flat television formats. As such, Philips is able to combine their expertise in television production and LCD monitors to bring us a synergistic product that functions as a PC monitor as well as a high-end television.

Thus, we now come to the introduction of the new Philips 180MT. It is an 18.1-inch SXGA LCD all-in-one monitor/television with excellent display performance and features. It comes with multiple inputs for the display of DVD and VCD and even for use with your game consoles (for example a Sony Playstation 2). In fact, there are many reasons why one should like this monitor. For one, it emits less radiation, occupies less desktop space, lightweight, portable and mountable on the wall. It is highly desirable to use it either as a PC monitor, or even as a television for comfortable viewing.

As such, read on to find out why this product deserves your serious attention when deciding on the many alternatives out there in the LCD market.

Philips 180MT 18-inch Color LCD Monitor/TV Specifications
Display
  • 18.1-inch diagonal viewable screen
  • TFT LCD, R.G.B. Vertical Stripe, Anti-glare Polarizer
  • Display area : 359.0mm x 287.2mm
  • Viewing angle : +85° to -85° (Left/Right) (typ.), +85° to -85° (Up/Down) (typ.)
White Chromacity
  • X: 0.281 Y: 0.311 (at 9300° K)
  • X: 0.312 Y: 0.338 (at 6500° K)
Peak Contrast Angle
  • 6 o'clock
Response Time
  • <=30ms (typ.)
Loudspeaker
  • 5W Stereo Audio (2.5W/channel RMS x2, 200Hz~10kHz, 4 ohm, 10% THD)
Headphone
  • 4mW max.
Luminance 300cd/m² (typ.)
Contrast 300:1 (typ.)
Pixel Pitch 0.2805mm (H) x 0.2805mm (V)
Video Interface Frequency
  • SXGA Hsync 64 - 80 kHz, Vsync 60 -75 Hz (N.I.)
  • XGA Hsync 48 - 61 kHz, Vsync 60 - 75 Hz (N.I.)
  • SVGA Hsync 35 -50 kHz, Vsync 56 - 75 Hz (N.I.)
  • VGA Hsync 31 - 38 kHz, Vsync 60 - 75 Hz (N.I.)
Video Dot Rate
  • 135 MHz
Input Impedence
  • Video - 75 Ohm
  • Sync - 2K Ohm
Input Signal Levels
  • 0.7 Vpp
Display Colors 8 bits interface (16.7 M colors)
Supported Resolution
  • 640 X 350 @ 70Hz
  • 720 X 400 @ 70Hz
  • 640 X 480 @ 59.9Hz
  • 640 X 480 @ 67Hz
  • 640 X 480 @ 72.8Hz
  • 640 X 480 @ 75Hz
  • 800 X 600 @ 56.3Hz
  • 800 X 600 @ 60.3Hz
  • 800 X 600 @ 72Hz
  • 800 X 600 @ 75Hz
  • 832 X 624 @ 75Hz
  • 1024 X 768 @ 60Hz
  • 1024 X 768 @ 70Hz
  • 1024 X 768 @ 75Hz
  • 1152 X 870 @ 75Hz
  • 1280 X 1024 @ 60Hz
  • 1280 X 1024 @ 75Hz
Optimum Resolution 1280x1024 @ 60Hz
Sync Input Signals
  • Horizontal : 30 - 80KHz
  • Vertical : 56 - 75Hz
  • Composite sync
  • Sync on Green (SOG)
Sync Polarities
  • Positive and Negative
Input Connectors
  • Power Connector
  • 15-pin D-sub (for analog RGB signals)
  • S- Video
  • TV-RF
  • SCART (Europe) or composite and components video (others)
Dimensions 452mm (W) x 452 (H) x 200 mm (H) (Incl. Pedestal)
Weight 6.3 kg
Power Consumption
  • On: < 68W; Standby / Suspend: <2W
  • Active Off: < 2W

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