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17" Monitor with LED Backlight Saves Energy and Reduces Eye Fatigue

FlexScan S1703Hakusan, Japan, November 14, 2012 – Eizo Nanao Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the FlexScan S1703, a 17-inch square (5:4 aspect ratio) LED-backlit monitor for corporate and small offices that consumes just 9 watts of power during typical operation and 0.5 watts in power save mode.


The FlexScan S1703 is also easy on the eyes. It comes with an ambient brightness sensor called Auto EcoView and a preset mode called Paper mode that lower the monitor’s brightness and color temperature respectively to reduce the blue light output which is known to cause eye fatigue.


In addition to Paper mode, the FlexScan S1703 also comes with EyeCare, Text, sRGB, and Custom (user-defined settings) modes. EyeCare mode lowers brightness to a mere 3 cd/m2 to help reduce eye fatigue in work environments with little or no ambient lighting. The user can toggle between modes manually in the OSD menu or automatically by using the bundled ScreenManager Pro for LCD software (Windows 8, 7 and Vista compatible1) to assign a mode to each application.

The FlexScan S1703 has a 1280 x 1024 native resolution. It uses a twisted nematic (TN) panel with 250 cd/m2 brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 170° vertical and 160° horizontal viewing angles.

The FlexScan S1703 comes with a five-year warranty2. This is two years longer than the three-year warranty of most monitor for a low total cost of ownership.

Additional Features

  • One DVI-D (digital) and one D-Sub (analog) input.
  • Dual 0.5 watt internal speakers and a headphone jack.
  • Available without a stand for customers with their own VESA-compatible mounting solutions.
  • Compatibility with older graphics boards that output a sync-on-green signal.
  • EcoView Index that displays power and CO2 savings that result from using the monitor’s ambient brightness sensor.
  • Compatibility with EIZO EcoView NET management software which gives administrators centralized control over the power settings of all FlexScan monitors on a network.
  • EPEAT Gold, Energy Star 6.0, and TCO Certified Displays 6.0 compliance.

See product page for more details.


The FlexScan S1703 is now shipping. Date of availability varies so please contact the EIZO subsidiary or distributor in your country for details.

About EIZO

Founded in 1968, Eizo Nanao Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of high-end visual display products. The image quality, long-term reliability, and innovative features of EIZO monitors make them the products of choice in many financial trading rooms, back offices, hospitals, air traffic control centers, and design studios throughout the world. EIZO is based in Japan and listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is represented in over sixty countries by a network of group companies and exclusive distributors.

For more information, please contact:

Eizo Nanao Corporation
153 Shimokashiwano
Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8566
Phone: +81 76 277-6792
Fax: +81 76 277-6793

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1Windows 8 compatibility planned for December 2012.
2The usage time is limited to 30,000 hours from the date of purchase.


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