B173RTN02.1 Replacement LCD screen

 B173RTN02.1 is a Color Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display composed of a TFT LCD panel,

a driver circuit, and LED backlight system. The screen format is intended to support the 16:9

HD+, 1600(H) x900(V) screen and 262k colors (RGB 6-bits data driver) with LED backlight

driving circuit. All input signals are eDP(Embedded DisplayPort) interface compatible.

B173RN02.1 is designed for a display unit of notebook style personal computer and

industrial machine







Diagonal Size

17.3 inch



Pixel Format

1600(RGB)×900  [HD+]  106PPI


RGB Vertical Stripe

Active Area

382.08(H)×214.92(V) mm

Outline Dim.

398.1(H)×250.5(V) ×4(D) mm

Bezel Area


Antiglare, Hard coating (3H)


220 cd/m² (Typ.)

Contrast Ratio

400:1 (Typ.) (TM)    

View Direction

6 o’clock

Response Time

8 (Typ.)(Tr+Td)

Viewing Angle

45/45/15/35 (Typ.)(CR≥10) 

Operating Mode

TN, Normally White, Transmissive 

Support Color

262K   60% NTSC

Light Source

WLED , 15K hours , With LED Driver

Form Style

Flat (PCBA Flat, T3.4~4.0mm)

Designed For


Frame Rate


Touch Panel


Interface Type

eDP (1 Lane) , eDP1.2 , 30 pins Connector

Power Supply

3.3V (Typ.) 


Operating Temperature: 0 ~ 50 °C ; Storage Temperature: -20 ~ 60 °C


The AUO B173RTN02.1 is a 17.3-inch a-Si TFT-LCD designed for use in laptops. With a pixel format of 1600(RGB)×900 and a pixel density of 106PPI, it delivers clear and sharp images for a range of applications. The screen uses an RGB vertical stripe configuration and has an active area of 382.08(H)×214.92(V) mm, providing ample space for users to work and play.

The screen has a thin and sleek form factor, with an outline dimension of 398.1(H)×250.5(V) ×4(D) mm and a flat PCBA design with a thickness of 3.4~4.0mm. The bezel area is minimal, ensuring maximum screen real estate for users. The screen has an antiglare treatment and hard coating (3H), making it ideal for use in bright environments.

In terms of brightness, the AUO B173RTN02.1 has a luminance of 220 cd/m² (Typ.), which is suitable for indoor use in most lighting conditions. The contrast ratio is 400:1 (Typ.) (TM), providing clear differentiation between light and dark areas of the image. The viewing angle is 45/45/15/35 (Typ.)(CR≥10), ensuring that users can view the screen from a variety of angles without compromising image quality.

The screen has a fast response time of 8 (Typ.)(Tr+Td), which is suitable for gaming and other applications that require quick changes on the screen. It operates in TN mode, which is normally white and transmissive. It supports 262K colors and 60% NTSC, providing accurate and vivid colors for images and video.

The AUO B173RTN02.1 has a WLED light source with a lifespan of 15K hours and an LED driver, ensuring long-lasting performance. It has a frame rate of 60Hz and does not include a touch panel. It uses an eDP (1 Lane) interface with an eDP1.2 protocol and a 30 pins connector. The screen has a voltage supply of 3.3V (Typ.) and can operate in a temperature range of 0 ~ 50 °C. The storage temperature range is -20 ~ 60 °C, ensuring that the screen can be safely stored when not in use.

Overall, the AUO B173RTN02.1 is a reliable and high-quality screen that is ideal for use in laptops. With its slim design, high resolution, and fast response time, it is well-suited for a range of applications, including gaming, video editing, and general use.

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