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PLANAR PLL2710W Black 27" 3.4ms Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 1200:1

  • 1920 x 1080 3.4ms
  • 1200:1
  • D-Sub, DVI
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Learn more about the Planar PLL2710W

Model

Brand
PLANAR
Model
PLL2710W
Cabinet Color
Black

Display

Screen Size
27"
LED Backlight
Yes
Widescreen
Yes
Recommended Resolution
1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle
170°(H) / 160°(V)
Pixel Pitch
0.3114mm
Display Colors
16.7 Million
Brightness
300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio
1200:1
Response Time
3.4ms
Display Type
Full HD

Connectivity

Input Video Compatibility
Analog RGB, Digital
Connectors
D-Sub, DVI
D-Sub
1
DVI
1
HDMI
No
DisplayPort
No

Power

Power Supply
100 - 240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
40 Watt Typical
<0.5 Watt standby

Convenience

Regulatory Approvals
FCC-B, CE, UL/cUL, RoHS
Stand Adjustments
Tilt: 20 degree
VESA Compatible
100 x 100mm

Packaging

Package Contents
PLL2710W 27" LCD Monitor
Power Cord
VGA
Cable
User's Guide

Dimensions

Dimensions
25.47" x 17.92" x 9.67" (W x H x D) w/ stand
25.47" x 15.72" x 2.60" (W x H x D) w/o stand
Weight
11.7 lbs. w/ stand
10.6 lbs. w/o stand

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
3-Year
Labor
3-Year

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Matthew R.
  • 3/4/2014 3:29:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAvoid This Monitor

Pros: Few

Cons: Very poor quality control--backlight leakage on 66% of the units I have seen. Generally 'washed out' appearance. A menu that only works if you have a signal going to the monitor. Menu controls with no tactile feedback.

I ordered two of these monitors to act as companions to a different model monitor (by the same manufacturer) because the dimensions are the same and the price was right. After one RMA replacement I have only a single, properly functioning PLL2710W. Two out of the three monitors I received had moderate to severe backlight leakage around the edges and pixels that were 'noisy.' (I don't know how else to describe it.) The replacement monitor isn't as bad as the first but it's hard to see how either made it out of the factory as 'ok.'

The monitor that does function correctly displays generally 'washed out' color--which you may not notice if the monitor is all alone, but it's deficiencies are pretty obvious when compared to my primary monitor.

The monitor ships with a VGA cable. What computer has a VGA port these days? Is there really a big cost difference between a VGA cable and a DVI cable?

The menu will not display unless you have a signal going to the monitor on the appropriate input. I found this out because I set the monitor to VGA mode (from 'auto detect') while using the supplied cable temporarily. When I switched to a DVI cable, I couldn't get the menu to come up to switch back to the DVI input. Annoying. Not that you get much out of the menu as the difference between '0' and '100' on the brightness and contrast scale ranges from 'too bright' to 'way too bright.' (not counting the backlight leakage around the edges, of course.)

The menu 'buttons' aren't really buttons, but just sensitive areas of the case. While it's an interesting design choice, they provide absolutely no feeling under your fingers so you have to actually look at them to use them. Adjusting a blindingly bright monitor and then trying to find thin, grey lines on a black background is just annoying and you wind up spending a lot of time pressing on the case in the wrong spots and just getting annoyed.

Other Thoughts: So now I'm stuck with these options:

- Going through the RMA process again and rolling the dice on getting a 'good' one

- Giving up and shipping back both monitors and trying another model/brand (and living with the mismatched heights and appearances.)

- Go back to one monitor and chalk up the additional video card purchase I made to go with the new monitors as sunk cost.

- Keep the barely-acceptable unit and just get annoyed and feel kind of ripped off every time I see that backlight glare around the edge.

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  • James S.
  • 2/18/2014 1:53:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsmeh

Pros: it's big?

Cons: * The rotation starts at 90* and tilts back, it will not tilt forward. If this monitor is above your eye level it will always feel like it's tilting backwards.

* no HDMI input and it only comes with an analog VGA

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  • Durand Y.
  • 12/26/2013 7:02:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Monitor

Pros: Perfect height for my desk, perfect size. Not much else to say.

Cons: Only CON is one dead pixel bottom center of screen. At least it wasn't at eye level

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  • Mike S.
  • 11/24/2013 6:50:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNo flaws

Pros: Zero flaws - just an excellent monitor with good connectivity. And of course it arrived faster than fast from NewEgg...it's like they shipped it before I ordered it! Amazing.

Cons: none

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