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Viewsonic VG2847SMH PC Monitor

$286.06
28" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Viewsonic flatpanel monitors have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a composite sync
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Reviews

Viewsonic Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,233 user and expert reviews (including 469 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Viewsonic also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Viewsonic released the VG2847.


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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of their better review scores, the Benq BL2411, the LG 27MB67, or the Philips 241P4.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Composite Sync

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a composite sync. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor also have a composite sync.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago also have a separate H/V sync.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6.9 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to this LCD screen. The average response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 6ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a microphone in. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also have a microphone in.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VG2847 has an audio output. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor also have an audio output.

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Certificates

Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VG2847 is Energy Star certified, as are most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to this PC monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VG2847 is more than most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vg2847smh
Barcodes 00766907774016, 07669077740160

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