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Acer AL1706

Acer AL1706
alaScore 84

254 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 254 reviews of Acer AL1706. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Acer AL1706 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Acer AL1706


alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 user reviews of Acer AL1706 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Excellent Product


Again, another product I buy continually as a part of any systems I put together for home or office. This is number 10 with no dead pixels, no RMA's. No complaints from customers.

Small footprint...yet remains stable on the desk. Good color, good clarity, excellent quality

Cat hates it because she cant sleep on it like the old dinosaur it replaces

Apr, 2008

Consumer review (

Acer AL1706Ab Black 17" 8ms LCD Monitor 270 cd/m2 500:1


I'm now looking at upgrading the rest of my computer, since my video card and processor have a hard time of keeping up with the computing requirements of the larger resolution when running games.

crisp, clear images. Old screen was no longer in focus, so everything was fuzzy. Easy to setup, no complaints

none to speak of

Mar, 2008

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10+ and still working great


A thoughtful feature on acer's part is the serial and model number can be accessed from inside the interface on the monitor, so no more spinning the thing around and hopeing that the cables have enough slack on them. -over all this monitor is a solid 5/5-

We place our most recent order a little over a week ago, all 10 arrived on time and the boxes were in mint condition just like if we had purchaced them at a retail store

A minor inconvience is the snap on stand. It takes some forcing to get it to be securely snapped in, however going at it one side at a time never fails

Mar, 2008

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Good monitor, no "extras"


I haven't used the color matching features yet. It seems to be a little harder than other monitors to get the colors "just right" when you do things by hand. The pixels are fairly small, which may be good or bad depending on your preference.

High quality monitor for the price; sharp, bright display. Very easy to setup. The box it's shipped in has a handle for easy carrying

You don't get any "extras". If you operate at a non-recommended resolution, the display will be stretched (there's no "cropping" mode) so make sure your video card supports 1280x1024. The enclosed stand is cheap plastic, it can only tilt, and the tilt...

Feb, 2008

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Acer AL1706Ab Black 17" 8ms LCD Monitor 270 cd/m2 500:1


I'd recommend this monitor to anybody looking for a decent low cost product. I own four now and am looking to buy a fifth.

Very good inexpensive monitor. This is my fourth one of this brand and size. I use them as a second monitor to my widescreens. Great for application multitasking. Or just great as a stand alone monitor for a child's system

No cons

Feb, 2008

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Great Monitor


I <3 this monitor

Great monitor. It does everything i need it to Call of Duty 4 works like im in the game. Its just a great monitor overall

the stand took a bit of messing w/ to get in all the way but its not worth losing an egg over

Feb, 2008

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It was bright when turned on 1st time. I set it to "Gaming" mode, and adjusted the brightness a little from there. I could not get the "User" mode to look as nice as gaming mode, but it doesn't matter---it turns on and looks great now!!!

NICE color. anti reflective screen (not shiny). LOTS of settings and options--easy to use. no dead pixels

none- other than I had to use channel-lock pliers to snap on the base...that fixed it !---Oh and box was beat up and torn tape, but no issues or dead pixels

Feb, 2008

Consumer review (

Great Deal


If you need a good basic SVGA monitor this is it. I bought this for a customer and he is well pleased.

Super monitor works well in DOS environment as well as in the GUI


Feb, 2008

Consumer review (

Not bad, not great


Not a bad monitor for the price. I bought it for an economical gaming computer for my wife. She'll think it looks great and thats all that matters, right? I would recommend for a econ gaming comp or a simple word processor.

Very inexpensive, well packaged, no dead pixels

Cheap feeling plastic bezel. Colors take quite a bit of customizing to get to look good. Auto set doesn't hack it

Jan, 2008

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Awesome Acer Product.

Awesome screen. Works perfectly

The base was a little hard to get on; almost broke the plastic latches

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications

Since its inception, Acer has evolved from a manufacturing powerhouse to a globally recognized computer brand, marketing world-class IT products and services. Acer's complete range of IT products is designed to enhance work efficiency and quality of life, while granting an easy, hassle-free user experience.

Audio Output

Type: None




Color of product:Silver
Market positioning:Home & Office

Dimensions & Weight



Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024
Pixel Pitch:0.264
Response Time:12
Viewing angle, horizontal:140
Viewing angle, vertical:130

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:270cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:140
Image Max V-View Angle:140
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):40


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington


Model:AL1706 Ab
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:TCO '99 / TCO 99

Ports & interfaces

VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):40

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No

Weight & Dimensions