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Viewsonic VA2246 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 1000:1 LED Jun 2013
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The ViewSonic VA2246m-LED is a 22 (21.5 viewable) widescreen monitor with a LED backlight and a glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full HD 1920x1080... More
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12 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this PC display as superb on average.

Viewsonic PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Viewsonic medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors Viewsonic is one of the better rated brands.

Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. One Viewsonic VA2246 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation. M. Moore wrote “Great colours”.

Good Product Quality

One Viewsonic VA2246 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good quality.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the iiyama XU2390HS[plb_2204569_price], and the Hanns.G HS221[plb_2361044_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA2246 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC,Audio (3.5mm),VGA are also found on this LCD screen.

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Narrow

The widths of LCD screens of this age and type range from 50mm to 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. At only 509.6 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2246 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2246.

If you would consider a LCD screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the iiyama E2280HS[plb_1515997_price] (509.5mm and cheaper).

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Light

Across all the PC screens of a similar type and age to the VA2246 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 3.1 kilograms, the Viewsonic VA2246 is quite light compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Short

At only 316.6 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2246 is quite short compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VA2246. The shortest medium monitor that came out more than two years ago is 30mm tall and the tallest is 4,800mm.

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Very Shallow

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VA2246 the depths range from 6.1mm to 810mm. The Viewsonic VA2246 is fairly shallow (only 48.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the VA2246.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VA2246 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Samsung S22C450[plb_1534747_price], or the AOC I2367FH[plb_1521997_price]; or the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Viewsonic VA2246 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the VA2246 are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA2246 do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2246 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the VK228H[pl_1386924_price], or the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price] both from Asus.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VA2246 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The Viewsonic VA2246 has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 269 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable height of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years is 310mm, and the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the VA2246 is 66cm. The Viewsonic VA2246 has a quite small display diagonal (only 55.88 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2246.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens of a similar type and age to the VA2246 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2246 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2246.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA2246 is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2246 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA2246.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

The Viewsonic VA2246 has one of the smaller viewable size diagonals (only 546 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest viewable size diagonal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA2246 is 21mm and the largest is 940mm.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Viewsonic VA2246 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average display brightness of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VA2246 is 290 cd/m².

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

PC displays of a similar type and age to the VA2246 have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W. The Viewsonic VA2246 has one of the higher power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (12 Watts) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2246

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Viewsonic released the VA2246.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
Video Mode
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Compatible Memory Card
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Pivoting Base
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
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
Cable Included

User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 10 December 2013 by Anonygamer
Anonygamer would recommend the ViewSonic VA2446m-LED (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is everything I knew it would be, its my third viewsonic and im always impressed...

My go to monitor was always Acer because of the price value ratio it offers. Acer monitors are indeed good and the price is great however, for a little more money I think this Viewsonic is better beyo
The Viewsonic's picture and color clarity are just better. I am looking at them side by side as I write this (two Viewsonics one Acer) The Viewsonics are crisper and colors are slightly brighter. Ther
Another thing is the Viewsonic's base feels sturdier. There is less wiggle , less creaking plastic sounds when they're moved , they're lighter in weight (perhaps half as heavy) and smaller in depth
I also like the controls better. The buttons are more reliable. On the Acer the buttons are on the front and depressed intro the frame. On two of the ones I've owned , this depression has ceased to fu
On the Viewsonic , the button is raised above the frame and seems to be better constructed
None that jump out at me
HDMI
No, Not at this time
None at this time
Built in speakers are weak
Reviewed 21 December 2015 by Eugene
Eugene would recommend the ViewSonic VA2246M-LED (Verified Purchase)

Good monitor, works fine so far...

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by CalRep
CalRep would recommend the ViewSonic VA2246M-LED (Verified Purchase)

The monitor seems bright, good picture, with a solid construction. Plugged in the VGA cable and power, and the monitor worked just fine. It was very easy to add the base and set up - everything... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2015 by C D B
(Verified Purchase)

Hoped I would be able to see more on the screen so that I wouldn't have to keep using the horizontal slider. Otherwise very good.

(Verified Purchase)

I work from home and use my computer for long periods; I have had the VA2216 for some years on my own machine. This updated version is just as good; perfect for office work the squarer screen... Read more…

Reviewed 13 February 2015 by CanoeDave
CanoeDave would recommend the ViewSonic VA2246M-LED (Verified Purchase)

Good color, good clarity, easy to use, and truly plug and play. I use it as my office monitor for my Macbook Pro...

Reviewed 1 January 2015 by Bhowell
Bhowell would recommend the ViewSonic VA2246M-LED (Verified Purchase)

A good basic monitor. For some reason, ViewSonic seems to think that brightness is the holy grail, so you'll have to turn down the brightness?probably big-time. But it's doable. And there's a... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Lightweight
Sharp Image
Vivid Colors
Adjustable
Resolution Problem
Poor Adjustability
No height adjustment
Dead Pixels
Low Height
Reviewed 15 November 2014 by M. Moore
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor. The only reason I don't give it 5 stars is that the cable that came with the monitor didn't fit very well and every time I touched the monitor it powered off. I had to fit my old... Read more…

Reviewed 13 November 2014 by Mster
Mster would recommend the ViewSonic VA2246M-LED (Verified Purchase)

Bought two of these monitors and they look and work perfectly. B&H made the process quick and easy and even expedited shipping. Will definitely buy here again!

Reviewed 15 September 2014 by Mr Neil Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived Quickly, easy set up, Picture Quality great, excellent item for the price.

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers va2246, va2246l, va2246m, va2246ml, va2246le, va2246led, va2246mle, va2246mled, viewsonic 24, viewsonic 24q, viewsonic 24qu, viewsonic 10m1, viewsonic 1080, viewsonic 1080p, viewsonic 24quo, viewsonic 24quot, viewsonic va2246, viewsonic va2446, viewsonic va2246m, viewsonic va2446m, viewsonic va2246ml, viewsonic va2446ml, viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic tchva2246, viewsonic va2246mle, viewsonic va2446mle, viewsonic tchva2246m, viewsonic va2246mled, viewsonic va2446mled, viewsonic tchva2246ml
Barcodes 00012300422321, 00012304117070, 00012304314509, 00013686007010, 00021111212953, 00021112695014, 00044111228526, 00088022177047, 00112840322867, 00132017756974, 00132017928999, 00659223144437, 00659223144444, 00754292141957, 00766907722413, 00766907722529, 00766907722949, 00766907734218, 00766907737158, 00766907866612, 00782386497017, 00782386499578, 00801200936355, 00803982794765, 00803983017214, 00807030509608, 00807320173496, 00809186285405, 00809385680247, 00809392588598

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