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alaScore 81

43 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of CTX VL700. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, 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 CTX VL700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 43 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for CTX VL700


alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of CTX VL700 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CTX VL700-3 17" CRT Monitor (White)CTX VL700-3 17" CRT Monitor (White)

May, 2018

Consumer review (

CTX VL700 White 17" CRT Monitor 0.27mm Dot Pitch 15-pin mini D-sub (attachable Cable)


This got to my house in 4 days from me ordering it, so good job Newegg! Heh, my only complaint is that my desk is too small... it's use to a 15" monitor. Other than that this is a great monitor for a great price. Now I just need the rest of the parts...

May, 2004

Consumer review (

nice monitor for the money


I have had this monitor for a few years and have never had any problems with it. It has lots of options to let you adjust your display to how you like it. I keep my resolution at 1152x864, but it can handle much higher than that if you want to take it...

Apr, 2004

Consumer review (

CTX VL700 White 17" CRT Monitor 0.27mm Dot Pitch 15-pin mini D-sub (attachable Cable)


This is really a great monitor for the price.

Mar, 2004

Consumer review (

A Cheap, No Frills Monitor


Cheap and reliable.

0.28 dot pitch isn't very good for graphics.

Dec, 2003

Consumer review (

A Cheap, No Frills Monitor


After several years my wife's 17" CTX monitor finally died and I needed to get her a replacement. She uses her computer for mainly surfing the internet and checking her e-mail so she didn't really need a fancy monitor. I wanted a cheap (less than ...

Cheap and reliable

0.28 dot pitch isn't very good for graphics

Dec, 2003

Product Specifications

CTX offers VL700 high-resolution color monitor. With a non-glare, antistatic, antireflection screen, this flat square 17" monitor (15.7" viewable area) provides the image clarity and resolution required for demanding applications. The VL700 monitor is designed to meet customer requirements for performance and image quality at a price that's unmatched in the industry. It is compatible with most PC systems, offering maximum resolution of 1280x1024 and recommended resolution of 1024x768 at 75 Hz. The VL700 also supports 640x480 pixel format for the Macintosh II family as well as the Macintosh Quadra, Centris, LC and Performa series. In addition, it supports the higher resolution 832x624 pixel Macintosh format at 75 Hz.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.23mm/0.28mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:CTX International
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:CTX Value VL

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CE / CSA / cUL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DEMKO / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / MPR II / NEMKO / NUTEK / Plug and Play / SEMKO / UL / VDE / VESA DPMS/CE / CSA / DHHS / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TUV/EPA Energy Star / MPR II / Plug and Play / VESA DPMS

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required: None

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No