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19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor (18.5" diagonal)


  • LED performance and a stylish, color-infused design set a new standard for desktop monitors. The LG 86 series of LED Backlit LCD Monitors combine superior technology with convenient features that provide clearer, crisper and a more color accurate image in an economical solution. The 86 series utilizes LG’s award winning f-engine for a life-like picture. Combined with a dynamic contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1, this series is perfect for today’s demanding graphics and video intensive applications. The 86 series also incorporates LG’s Smart Package which includes AutoBright, Live Sensor, Cinema Mode and Time Control further enhancing the capabilities of this series.
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19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor (18.5" diagonal)


  • Screen Size
  • Screen Size (Diagonal)
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Resolution
  • Brightness (cd/m2)
  • Response Time (GTG)
  • Viewing Angle
  • Limited Waranty
  • Digital Fine Contrast Ratio
  • Number of Colors
  • Surface Treatment
  • Display Type
  • Color Gamut
  • Pixel Pitch
  • Number of HDMI ports
  • Auto Resolution
  • Plug & Play
  • 19"
  • 18.5"
  • 16:9
  • 1366 x 768
  • 300
  • 2 ms (Typical)
  • 170°/160°
  • 3 Year Parts & Labor
  • 30,000:1
  • 16.7M
  • 3H, Anti-Glare
  • LCD
  • 0.72
  • 0.3
  • 0
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Set without stand (WxHxD)
  • Set with stand (WxHxD)
  • Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • Set without stand weight
  • Set with stand weight
  • Shipping weight
  • 17.8" x 13.9" x 2.3"
  • 17.8" x 14.1" x 7.2"
  • 20.7" x 5.1" x 16.1"
  • 7.3 lbs
  • 7.6 lbs.
  • 13.9 lbs.
  • DDC/CI
  • HDCP
  • Auto Bright
  • Cinema Mode
  • Photo Effect
  • f-engine
  • sRGB
  • Live Sensor (proximity sensor)
  • ez-Zooming
  • Forte Manager
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • D-Sub
  • DVI-D
  • PC Audio Input
  • Headphone Out (3.5mm)
  • L/R Audio/Component Video In
  • HD Component Video In (Y,Pb,Pr) + L/R Audio
  • S-Video
  • HDMI/HDCP Input
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • Batteries (Size)
  • Power Cord
  • D-Sub Cable
  • PC Audio Cable
  • RCA 3-Line
  • RCA-5Line
  • DVI-D Cable
  • HDMI Cable
  • PC Audio
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • Power Type (Adapter or LIPS)
  • Input
  • Normal Consumption On (Typical)
  • Sleep Mode
  • Power S/W Off
  • LIPS
  • 100-240V
  • 21W
  • <1W
  • <1W (Max)
  • UL (cUL)
  • TUV-GS
  • FCC-B, CE
  • EPA
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 167 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 Got a Steal Even though it's discontinued and I got this as a return, I think its a great product. Only one draw back can't get any updates for it. April 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good screen picture After using this product for almost two years, I can give a fair review. The price point at the time of purchase was the main driving factor in choosing this monitor. Overall, the image quality is good for general purpose use. The pedestal stand is a little flimsey for a monitor this wide. Too wobbly. I have found the touch-illuminated controls to be a frustrating gimmick because you cannot see the printed labels in a dimly lit environment. Moreover, cruising over the different controls to see what their pop-up menu has can lead to inadvertently changing/activating some setting. The forteManager software has never will not even open. Running Vista with all current updates. Have tried to check for and download forteManager updates from LG website, but that proved to be an exercise in futility. Not sure if it was forteManager, or just the basic drivers for this monitor, but for the longest time the monitor would occassionally freeze up my computer after a long period of inactivity. I would have to hard reboot my PC. I realize this model number has been discontinued, but if LG have carried over much of the same functionality and UI features in their current models, you may want to thoroughly test these aspects on the demo unit to ensure you completely understand them and are completely enamored with them. January 9, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Inexpensive and Reliable I've had this monitor for over 2 years w/ no problems thus far. No issues w/ pixels. Was inexpensive at the time I bought it - $130 October 25, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Monitor at a Great Price I bought this for myself last year for a birthday present and it has exceeded my expectations. I have always liked LG products. October 24, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice and sharp picture I've owned this monitor for over a year now and I love it. Great sharp picture, excellent color. October 17, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Monitor!! I Love this Monitor, Have had it for over a year flawless operation, And great performance! October 4, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Clear sharp and colourful This monitor was a great value for money. The screen is clear, sharp and provides a great monitor for my desktop. The only draw back on this monitor is the buttons to adjust the properties. They are hard to navigate and to see for someone who's eyesight is not at peak condition. But once you get the settings right- the picture is great the colour is wonderful. I would have no problems telling people to buy this monitor. August 20, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beautiful Investment I bought this montior on sale through NewEgg - great decision! The monitor's design and appearance is stunning and the picture quality is superb! I was attracted to this monitor due to the size, resolution, HDMI with and the 2MS 1080P. My only "gripe" is the touch sensitive controls... they are cool, but sometimes hard to navigate in low-light unless you memorize them. Sometimes I have to touch the monitor 2-3 times to get the power sensor to trip... this is a very minor hassle (hence my lower ease of use score) but did not affect my overall 5-star rating. August 5, 2010
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