G74 17.0-inch (15.9-inch viewable) Color Monitor (6547) - Overview


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At a glance

The G74 color monitor screen size is also suitable for handling more information-intensive applications, such as large spreadsheets and complex project management schedules. It has a 17.0-inch FST (Flatter Squarer Tube) Color Monitor with a 15.9-inch (403-mm) viewable image size, and a 0.27 mm dot pitch.


  • Support the Display Data Channel (DDC) protocol to level 1/2B
  • Have digital user controls located on the front bezel
  • Adjustable image controls with lockable feature to prevent changes
  • Tilt-swivel base can house an optional Universal Serial Bus (USB) hub
  • Brighter screen with better contrast and anti-glare coating than the G72 color monitor
  • On-screen displays with improved useability in five languages
  • Flicker-free images at up to 1024 x 768 pels addressability
  • Headphone jack microphone (integrated)
  • Microphone jack
  • Speakers (integrated)
  • Volume control



1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange


You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • one monitor
  • a tilt-swivel base
  • a power cord
  • a User's guide
  • a monitor installation disk

Product dates


  • Announce Date: 28 Jul 1998

Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement


  • 40.8 lbs
  • 18.5 kg
  • 17.1 inches
  • 433 mm
  • 16.8 inches
  • 426 mm
  • 17.1 inches
  • 434 mm

Energy can be saved by switching monitors off overnight and whenever they are not in use for extended periods during the day.

Power requirements
  • Input voltage: 90 - 264 V AC
  • Frequency: 50 / 60 Hz
  • Heat dissipation (Maximum): 310 Btu/Hr
  • Power consumption (Maximum): 90 watts
  • Power consumption (Normal Use): 80 watts typical
  • Power consumption (VESA Standby): 70 watts maximum
  • Power consumption (VESA Suspend): 15 watts maximum
  • Power consumption (VESA Off): 8 watts maximum
  • Maximum earth leakage current: 3.5 mA
NOTE: Actual power consumption depends on the screen mode used, the images displayed, and how user controls are set.

  • 0 to 9,840 ft (3,000 m)


  • Temperature: 0 to 40 degrees Celcius
  • Relative Humidity: 10 % to 80%


  • Temperature: -20 to 45 degrees Celcius
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%


  • Temperature: -40 to 65 degrees Celcius
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%

Declared acoustical noise emissions LWAD = 4.5 Bels or less. The noise emission level stated is the declared (upper limit) A-weighted sound power level, in Bels, for a random sample of monitors. All measurements are made in accordance with ANSI S12.10 and reported in conformance with ISO 9296.


The new models meet the Swedish Board for Technical Accreditation (SWEDAC) emission guidelines contained in MPR 1990:10 when tested using the MPR 1990:08 test method.
They also meet the environmental, ergonomics, emissions, energy, and electrical safety requirements of the TCO-99 Environmental Label.


Compliance to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard 9241, Part 3 for improved image quality is provided when the monitor forms part of an ISO-compliant system.

Regulatory agency approvals
  • UL (U.S.)
  • CSA (Canada)
  • IEC950 CB Report
  • SEMKO (Sweden)
  • NEMKO (Norway)
  • DEMKO (Denmark)
  • FIMKO (Finland)
  • TUV (Germany)
  • CCIB/CCEE (China)
  • NOM (Mexico)
  • SASO (Saudi Arabia)
  • CE (Europe)
  • GOST (Russia)
  • SISIR (Singapore)
  • MEEI (Hungary)
  • PCBC (Poland)
  • EZU (Czech)
  • FCC B (U.S.)
  • IC (Canada)
  • CE (Europe)
  • EN 55022 B (Europe)
  • South Africa
  • BCIQ (Taiwan)
  • FDA/DHHS (U.S.)
  • DNHW (Canada)
  • PTB (Germany)
Hardware requirements

The G74 color monitors are designed to operate with system units or video adapters that generate a video output signal that falls within the parameter specifications below:
  • Maximum addressability (pels) of 1280 x 1024
  • Maximum pixel rate (Mpels/sec) of 110
  • Horizontal frequency (kHz) of 30 - 69
  • Vertical frequency (Hz) of 50 - 120

National Language Support for Europe, Middle East, and Africa is a function of the graphic adapter in the system unit and the application or support software.

Supporting operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Windows 98

Software requirements

The G74 color monitors feature preset and user-settable display modes. The actual display modes used depend upon the attaching system unit, the operating system, and application software.


Not all supported display modes run at the high refresh rates necessary for flicker-free performance.

Cable options

No additional cables are required. A 1.8 m power cord appropriate to the country will be supplied by IBM.


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Document ID : UM001531
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-42198
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