Lenovo has released a range of new LCD monitors that are probably the greenest monitors available. The new Thinkvision L2440x monitor received Greenpeace’s highest rating in their Green Electronics Survey 2008 (PDF File).
Recently, I had a chance to review the Thinkvision L2440p 24″ widescreen LCD monitor. The L2440p uses only 30 watts to power its display. As I write this post, my Kill-a-Watt meter says the L2440p is using only 29.5 watts.
Leonvo says the monitor uses a “Light Booster” technology, meaning it consumes up to 50% less power than conventional models. Specifically, the design has been changed to allow the LCD light to be used more efficiently therefore reducing the number of light tubes required to achieve the same levels of brightness.
Lenovo is really leading the way with green monitors — 24 of the 36 EPEAT Gold rated monitors are made by Lenovo.
As for performance, the screen looks bright and crisp, with a 1920 by 1200 resolution. Ergonomic features include screen pivoting, rotation, and height adjustment.
The packaging for the monitor is 65% recycled material, and its 100% recyclable.
The new models in the range include the following:
- ThinkVision L1700p
- ThinkVision L1940 Wide
- ThinkVision L1940p Wide
- ThinkVision L2240p Wide
- ThinkVision L2440p Wide
- ThinkVision L2440x Wide
The Thinkvision L2440p monitor is available from Amazon for about $320.
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