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Compaq P1220

Compaq P1220
alaScore 84

7 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Compaq P1220. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Compaq P1220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Compaq P1220


Compaq's professional-series display delivers superb image quality, but it's expensive.

Jun, 2002

Expert review by (

22IN/20V 24mm 1920x1440 110hz P1220 Carbon/silver


WHAT'S HOT: Most monitors seem to excel in rendering text or graphics, but not both. The Compaq P1220 is the exception to that rule. It achieved the highest text-screen scores recorded to date in our tests, with sharp text that was easy to read even at...

Two VGA inputs on the rear of the monitor let you switch between two PCs simply by pressing a button on the bezel. The monitor includes a three-port USB hub, but all of the ports are at the rear of the monitor, making swapping USB devices somewhat...

Jun, 2002

Consumer review (

Compaq P 1220 (Carbon, Silver) 22 inch CRT Monitor


Graphics, Text, Bandwidth, Refresh Rate, and Resolution.

Expensive, USB Hub in rear.

Sep, 2002

Consumer review (

Top Notch


At 19" deep, 19" wide, and 19.5" tall, this (19.8" viewable) black and silver monitor goes great with my other black and silver entertainment hardware and fits perfectly on my desk, but that's not why I bought it.

Graphics, Text, Bandwidth, Refresh Rate, and Resolution

Expensive, USB Hub in rear

Sep, 2002

Consumer review (

Very happy with it.


I bought this monitor at a computer fair. I did no research on it prior to the purchase. As I was walking by the booth I couldn't help but notice the BIG monitor. I got a tremendous deal ($600ish). This monitor is really heavy (what do you expect for...

Big picture. Bright and clear

Heavy (hey it's a big monitor)

Apr, 2002

Product Specifications

Compaq P1220 22" monitor is perfect for power users, including graphic artists, CAD/CAM users, desktop publishers, financial analysts and programmers. The P1220 is a virtually flat monitor that eliminates reflections and glare to reduce eyestrain. 0.24 mm aperture grille pitch delivers outstanding color and clarity on-screen. Flat-On technology enables instant stabilization of images. The built-in USB hub allows connectivity to USB devices. Coloreal software ensures color accuracy from the Internet to your PC.

Audio Output

Type: None

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:22in
Diagonal Size (metric):55.9cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.24mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:100cd/m2
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1920 x 1440/2048 x 1536

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:Europe/United States
Manufacturer:Compaq/Compaq / Hewlett-Packard/Hewlett-Packard
Model:1220/1220 / P1220/P1220
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq P/Compaq P / HP/HP

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Carbon / Silver/Silver / Carbon
Compliant Standards:CE / CSA 22.2 No. 950 / cUL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / DOC-B / EN 60950 / EN 61000-3-2 / EN 61000-3-3 / EN55022 Class B / EN55024 / Energy 2000 / FCC Class B certified / GS / HWC / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TCO '99 / TUV GS / UL / UL 1950 / VCCI Class B ITE / TCO 99/CE / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class A certified / GS / ISO 9241 / MPR II / TCO '99 / UL / TCO 99/CE / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / GS / ISO 9241-3 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TCO '99 / UL / TCO 99/Plug and Play / FCC Class B certified / MPR II / UL / TUV GS / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-8 / VCCI Class B ITE / ISO 9241-7 / cUL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / DOC-B / EN 60950 / EN 61000-3-2 / Energy 2000 / HWC / TCO 99 / UL 1950 / EN 61000-3-3 / EN55024 / CSA 22.2 No. 950 / EN55022 Class B / TCO '99/TCO 99 / GS / DDC-2B / DDC-1 / ISO 9241-3 / UL / MPR II / CE / Plug and Play / TCO '99

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard: None
TV Tuner Presence: No