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Viewsonic VA1912LED PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 10000000:1 LED Aug 2012
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ViewSonic's new VA1912a-LED is an environmentally-friendly 19 (18.5 Vis) widescreen monitor that features LED backlight, providing energy saving up to 40%. With 1366x768 resolution, 10,000,000:1... More
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6 Reasons For

Viewsonic PC Displays Have Good Reviews

On average Viewsonic small monitors have good ratings as do all PC screens manufactured by Viewsonic.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the E950Swdak[pl_1412275_price], or the E950[pl_1947791_price] both from AOC or the Acer V196HQL[plb_3049274_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 10W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 2.7W. The Viewsonic VA1912 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (4 Watts) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA1912 is more than most PC displays of this spec and age. This PC display has a VGA cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VA1912. The cable included "AC" is also found on this PC screen.

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Short

The heights of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec range from 5mm to 560mm. The Viewsonic VA1912 is one of the shorter flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago (only 276.5 millimeters) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

The average maximum power consumption of small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 26W, and the maximum power consumptions range from 7W to 77W. With a maximum power consumption of only 17 Watts, the Viewsonic VA1912 has one of the lower maximum power consumptions amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Viewsonic flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 68% from CNET.de.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA1912, the Viewsonic VA1912 does not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the HE195[pl_1728407_price], or the HL205[pl_2007545_price] both from Hanns.G or the AOC E950[plb_1947791_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Viewsonic VA1912 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other small monitors that were released around the same time as the VA1912 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VA1912 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA1912 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VA1912 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Viewsonic VA1912 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common display resolution. Across all similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years the display resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Running Costs Are High

The VA1912 is one of the less economic to run PC displays of this type and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VA1912 is £85.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 9 Watts, the Viewsonic VA1912 has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the VA1912. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of small monitors that are a similar age to the VA1912 is 0.15W and the highest is 18W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA1912

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor was released.

Average Width

The Viewsonic VA1912 has a relatively typical width (444.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
HD-Ready
SRGB Display Feature
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Mac Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Manual Included
Other Features
Sync Input Impedance
Maximum Resolution
Volume Control
Connection to a PC
Screen Saving Functions
Product Included
Placement
Dimensions

Expert Reviews

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1 September 2006

Vom bescheidenen Äußeren des 19 Zoll großen Breitbildmonitors Viewsonic VA1912wb sollte man sich nicht täuschen lassen: Eine überdurchschnittliche Performance, eingebaute Lautsprecher mit...

Widescreen display with good overall image quality
Decentsounding builtin speakers
Wide-screen display with good overall image quality
Decent-sounding built-in speakers
Breitbildmonitor mit guter Bildqualitt, eingebaute Lautsprecher mit anstndiger Klangqualitt
Skimps on design and ergonomics
Unusual native resolution may not be compatible with some games
Einfaltsloses Design, unflexible ergonomische Gestaltung, nicht alle Spiele sind aufgrund der ungewhnlichen nativen Auflsung spielbar

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £24.04
Electricity cost when on standby £60.28
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.32
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Viewsonic VA1912uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.42T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers va1912, va1912m, va1912ma, va1912mal, va1912male, va1912maled, viewsonic va1912, viewsonic va1912m, viewsonic va1912a, viewsonic va1912ma, viewsonic va1912al, viewsonic va1912mal, viewsonic va1912ale, viewsonic va1912male, viewsonic va1912aled, viewsonic va1912maled
Barcodes 00115970724600, 00191120109800, 00724627241744, 00766907639513, 00766907639612, 00766907639735, 07669076395132

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