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Viewsonic VA1912 PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 10000000:1 LCD 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 Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Viewsonic PC displays and also specifically for Viewsonic small monitors and found that in both cases Viewsonic had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC E950Swdak, the Hanns.G HE195, or the Acer V196HQL.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The Viewsonic VA1912 has a quite high RMS rated audio power (4 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA1912. The average RMS rated audio power of flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA1912 is 2.7W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 10W.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA1912 is more than most small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has a VGA cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on small monitors that are a similar age to the VA1912. The cable included "AC" is also found on this PC display.

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Short

The heights of small monitors that were released around the same time as the VA1912 range from 5mm to 530mm. The Viewsonic VA1912 is fairly short (only 276.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA1912.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

The maximum power consumptions of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec range from 7W to 77W, and the average maximum power consumption is 26W. The Viewsonic VA1912 has a quite low maximum power consumption (only 17 Watts) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA1912.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This small monitor received a rating of 68% from expert review site CNET.de.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the VA1912 do not have a built-in speaker. The Viewsonic VA1912 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Asus VE198 ($84.99), the Neovo SC-19 ($196.23), or the Hanns.G HE195 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA1912 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VA1912 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Viewsonic VA1912 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 PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all small monitors that are a comparable age to the VA1912 the display resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly 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 PC screens of this spec and age. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VA1912 range from 0.15W to 18W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 4.2W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA1912

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Viewsonic released the VA1912.

Average Width

The Viewsonic VA1912 has a fairly average width (444.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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Specification

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Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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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
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Pivoting Base
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
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
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Width With Stand
Weight
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Packaging Content
Cable Included
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Maximum Resolution
Volume Control
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 $18.65
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $20.07
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.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers va1912, va1912a, va1912l, va1912m, va1912al, va1912le, va1912ma, va1912led, va1912mal, va1912ale, va1912aled, va1912male, va1912maled, viewsonic va1912, viewsonic va1912a, viewsonic va1912m, viewsonic va1912al, viewsonic va1912ma, viewsonic va1912mal, viewsonic va1912ale, viewsonic va1912aled, viewsonic va1912male, viewsonic va1912maled
Barcodes 00115970724600, 00191120109800, 00724627241744, 00766907639513, 00766907639612, 00766907639735, 07669076395132

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