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Compaq V 500

Compaq V 500
alaScore 80

14 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Compaq V 500. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 V 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Compaq V500


None of significance.

May, 1999

Consumer review (

OK...For coming with system


I am not going to sit here and say I love this monitor. I dont hate it either. It came with my Compaq system. I was not expected much from this monitor. This monitor has served it's purpose. It may not be 20 inches with all kinds of colors but I have...

Good all around monitor

missing some features

Nov, 2000

Consumer review (

Compaq has disappointed me!


My husband works for a large company whose standards regarding computers include only Compaq brand named computers and peripherals. Part of his job entails ordering and the decision making of all computer products. In the building that he manages and...

price and image


Oct, 2000

Consumer review (

I can see clearly now the PINK is gone


Clear Picture, Built in Microphone

Small Screen Size

Sep, 2000

Consumer review (

Quality monitor


The Compaq Presario monitor we purchased is a little different than this model, and has .28 dot pitch. We purchased it at a special price from an internet store at the close-out price of $60 plus $20 for shipping.

good quality monitor, purchased at close-out price

regular price is a little expensive

Aug, 2000

Consumer review (

good deal


i got my compaq moniter with the rest of the system and have not had any problems with it at all. the color rendering is good, and the customizeable controls located right on the front of the moniter are kewl.



Dec, 1999

Product Specifications

The Compaq V500 is the affordable, full-featured 15" monitor. Crisp images and clarity in fine details improve brightness and contrast while anti-static/anti-glare treatments reduce eyestrain and fatigue. Thirteen factory preset modes provide easy setup and eliminate the need for manual adjustments when switching applications. Four programmable modes allow users to save and recall customized screen settings automatically. Ergonomic design features tilt and swivel adjustments for personal viewing preferences and maximum comfort. Windows recognize the V500 automatically, making setup quick and easy.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.28mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024


Country Kits:Europe
Localization:Dutch / English / French / German / Spanish/English / French / German / Italian / Spanish
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq V

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CE / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TUV GS / UL/CE / EPA Energy Star / Plug and Play / TCO '95 / TUV GS / VESA DPMS / TCO 95

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required: None

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No