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HP L1520

HP L1520
alaScore 82

40 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of HP L1520. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, 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 HP L1520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 40 reviews)

7 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: review summary for HP L1520


alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of HP L1520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP F50 15" LCD Monitor

Expert review by:

Compaq TFT 1520 15 Carbon Silver


WHAT'S HOT: This charcoal-black LCD offers options that businesses appreciate. The ergonomic options include the capability to adjust the unit's height by a few inches. It also can pivot into portrait mode, which is useful for working on...

Documentation includes a short set-up guide, plus a CD-ROM that contains the user's manual. The 50-page guide consists of a short troubleshooting section for common problems, an extensive section on making adjustments, and an explanation of the...

Expert review by:

Compaq TFT 1520


This LCD offers fine color quality and has plenty of ergonomic adjustability.


Expert review by:

HP COMPAQ TFT 1520 15 CARBON SILVER (Compaq-295925003)


A good bet for corporate environments, the TFT 1520 offers good ergonomic features and above-average image quality.

Expert review by:

HP 15IN LCD 1024X768 75HZ HP L1520 W/SPEAKERS (HP-D5063M)


Expert review by:

Hewlett-Packard L1520


Dual digital and analog inputs, plus corporate management features, make this 15-inch LCD monitor ideal for businesses.

Consumer review by:

GREAT monitor at an Affordable Price


Bright and Clear picture, user friendly controls, affordable price, Flat Panel @ 6 lbs

Must move cables out of way when using Pivot feature...

Product Specifications

If your primary concern is how to look good and save space, you will love HP's lineup of LCD displays. Their small footprint means you have more room to get down to business free from unnecessary clutter, and can position the LCD display optimally in your workplace. Their lightweight stylish design makes these displays ideal for customer showrooms, points of sale, financial trading floors - in fact any environment where space is at a premium or design is important. Their brilliant, flicker-free image quality and amazingly wide viewing angle make them a delight to use, providing maximum visual comfort. Ergonomically designed to offer power and space economies, they will enhance any office environment. The HP L1520 is the display of choice for price/feature conscious customers who want to buy an LCD but at a CRT-like price. This 15-inch liquid crystal display color monitor has analog/digital interface, dual video inputs with auto-selection.

Audio Output


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:0.3mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:350:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+65 / -65/120/130
Image Max V-View Angle:+55 / -55/100/110
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Response Time:35ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:Europe/North America/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq TFT/HP

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Carbon / Silver/White
Compliant Standards:BSMI / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DEMKO / EN 60950 / EN55022 / EN55024 / FIMKO / GOST / GS / IEC 61000-3-3 / ISO 13406-2 / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / PTB / RRL / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL / UL 1950 / VCCI / VCCI Class B ITE / TCO 99/BSMI / CCIB / CE / CSA / DEMKO / FIMKO / GS / ISO 13406-2 / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / CCIB / CE / CSA / DEMKO / FIMKO / ISO 13406-2 / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / CCIB / CE / CSA / DEMKO / FIMKO / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PC 99 / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/C-Tick / CISPR 22 Class B / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DEMKO / EN 60950 / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / ICES-003 / IEC950 / NEMKO / NOM / Plug and Play / PTB / SEMKO / TUV GS / UL 1950

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 98/2000 / Microsoft Windows XP

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No