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Viewsonic VA1917A

72

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Viewsonic VA1917A

£128.98
Viewsonic VA1917
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A classic and very economical to run 18.5" PC screen, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels No 5ms Nov 2014
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Viewsonic VA1917 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic VA1917 number 159 in small monitors.
93
Reviews
6 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
61
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£46 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has running costs of £46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The VA1917 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Product description
16:9 widescreen optimized for HD content
True color with srgb color correction technology
Eco-mode conserves more energy and cuts costs
Mercury-free LED backlighting
VESA-Mountable
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Viewsonic VA1917 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 87%. 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 5,463 owner and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people reckoned that it was good value for money.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VA1917 is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VA1917 will cost £46 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VA1917 in November 2014.

Features

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Viewsonic VA1917 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VA1917 of only 18.5" is smaller than 95% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Viewsonic VA1917 of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 71% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA1917 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA1917 of only 170° is in the narrowest 17% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA1917 of only 160° is in the narrowest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic VA1917 of only 600 is very low compared to most other PC screens. It is lower than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic ratio1366x768, viewsonic monitor19in, viewsonic va1917a055, viewsonic va1917aled, viewsonic 768tn200, viewsonic 1366x768, viewsonic 200cdm2, generic va1917a

Barcodes:

00000011621534, 00724627108931, 00724627215790, 00731215291821, 00766907789218, 00766907870015, 00780746582359, 00782386494344, 07426800917974, 07626782374523, 07669077892180

Viewsonic VA1917A

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