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Viewsonic VG2233

Viewsonic VG2233SMH PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED May 2013
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Viewsonic has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus VK228H ($102.99), the Hanns.G HL226, or the AOC i2476.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Viewsonic VG2233 has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG2233. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Very Shallow

LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VG2233 have depths of between 6.1mm and 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. With a depth of only 51 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2233 is quite shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The lightest medium monitor that has been around for around the same time as the VG2233 is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. At only 3.1 kilograms, the Viewsonic VG2233 is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VG2233.

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Narrow

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VG2233 have widths of between 50mm and 6,500mm. At only 505.6 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2233 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VG2233.

Alternative LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung LS22C20 (504.3mm and cheaper).

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Short

The Viewsonic VG2233 is one of the shorter PC monitors of this spec and age (only 311.6 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VG2233 have heights of between 30mm and 4,800mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VG2233 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VG2233 also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the B2283HS, or the T2252 both from iiyama or the Acer 226WL which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VG2233 are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VG2233 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the HP LP2065, or the AOC i2367 ($119.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VG2233 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VG2233 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Asus VK228H ($102.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VG2233 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VG2233 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

The average viewable size diagonal of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 570mm, and the viewable size diagonals range from 21mm to 940mm. The Viewsonic VG2233 has one of the smallest viewable size diagonals (only 21.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The Viewsonic VG2233 has a fairly low maximum height adjustment (only 100 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the VG2233. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VG2233 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VG2233 is 170°. The Viewsonic VG2233 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VG2233.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VG2233 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. Across all the LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VG2233 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

At 14 Watts, the Viewsonic VG2233 has a fairly high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VG2233. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 6W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VG2233

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VG2233 over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Viewable Size Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
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

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $27.48
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.48
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vg2233, vg2233l, vg2233le, vg2233led, code vg2233, home vg2233, home vg2233l, code vg2233l, code vg2233le, home vg2233le, code vg2233led, home vg2233led, viewsonic 250cdm2, viewsonic p165671, viewsonic 8slwza00, viewsonic 8slwzs00, viewsonic p165671p, viewsonic vg2233ledl, viewsonic vg2233ledle, viewsonic vg2233ledled
Barcodes 00766907715415, 00766907740219, 03609740153518, 05052184499106, 05054533609624, 05054533629493, 05054629457696

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