Japanese Maker to Sell USB-powered 15.6-inch LCD Display

Jan 18, 2011
Shinya Saeki, Nikkei Electronics
The GH-USD16K, a 15.6-inch LCD display that can be powered via a USB 2.0 cable
The GH-USD16K, a 15.6-inch LCD display that can be powered via a USB 2.0 cable
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Green House Co Ltd announced a 15.6-inch LCD display that has a power consumption as low as 5W and can be powered via a USB 2.0 cable.

The company expects that the display, "GH-USD16K," will be used as a monitor for a desktop PC or a sub-display. It will be released in late January 2011 in Japan. Its price will be ¥17,800 (approx US$215) at the company's online store.

The pixel count and brightness of the GH-USD16K are 1,366 x 768 and 220cd/m2, respectively. Its contrast ratio is 400:1. Its view angle is 40° in the vertical direction and 80° in the horizontal direction. The display measures 377.7 x 141.8 x 287.8mm and weighs 1.2kg.

The GH-USD16K supports the "Dual Display Mode," in which two displays can be used as one screen, and the "Clone Mode," in which the same image can be shown on two displays.