The VA705-LED, a 43cm/17 LED display, is a professionally built monitor for government and corporate applications. Its small size and SXGA 1280 x 1024 resolution allows for an efficient working...
Based on 1,629 user and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC monitors. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors compared to other brands.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that came out more than two years ago.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many small monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the VA705 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Viewsonic VA705 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).
The Viewsonic VA705 is not 3D. Most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Viewsonic VA705 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VA705 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most small monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have a card reader integrated. The Viewsonic VA705 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
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Average Running Costs
The VA705 is typical compared to the other 264 PC screens that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the VA705 will cost £36 over 5 years to run.
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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