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How to save power even you are still using old VGA Monitor

Older monitors(CRT type) are using complex circuit than LCD, It requires more power consumption than LCD, but you can still save power by 30% through this tip.
1.You must position or install your monitor in a dark area or position.
2.Adjust the brightness control to the level of the black part of the picture must be seen black not gray, or became white.
3. Adjust the contrast control at your most comfortable level.
4.Avoid using bright picture screen saver or blank screen saver.
5.Turn off your monitor manually if necessary.

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Power saving modes are automatic for some LCD monitors some have setting like after 20 ,30 mins to an hour the computer monitor itself will go into standy saving modes like power led switch indication go to yellow led lighting or the monitor of the lcd screen go blank if ur computer have no pictures for displaying as a screen saver modes.Power saving modes it best for uses if ur computer it on all day long.If u don't touch the mouse or a keyboard the monitor will go in the power saving modes for less electricities consumption for less stress for the monitor electronic components for working to hard for the monitor not to malfuctions sooner or the monitor life cut too short because the computer it on all day.

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Part Number:RK284AA#ABA
* Display Type LCD display / TFT active matrix
* Built-in Devices Microphone , Speakers
* Width 20.6 in
* Depth 11.4 in
* Height 18.9 in
* Weight 19.8 lbs
* Enclosure Color ( The image of the product displayed may be of a different color )
* Localization English / United States
* Display (projector) image aspect ratio 16:10
* Image Contrast Ratio 1000:1
* Diagonal Size 20 in - Widescreen
* Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch 0.282 mm
* Max Resolution 1680 x 1050 / 60 Hz
* Max Sync Rate (V x H) 76 Hz x 82 KHz
* On-Screen Controls Switch video input , Brightness , Contrast , Image control , Color adjustment , Quick view , Language , Management , Information , Factory reset , Exit
* Controls / Adjustments Tilt
* Tilt Angle 30
* Signal Input VGA
* Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
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* Interfaces 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
* Connections - DVI-Digitaligital , - VGA
* Microsoft Certifications Compatible with Windows 7
* Form Factor Internal
* Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
* Power Consumption Operational 65 Watt
* Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 2 Watt
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* Max operating temperature 95 °F
* Operating humidity range 20 - 80%
* Service & Support Limited warranty
* EPA Energy Star Compliant Yes
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