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HP S5500

HP S5500
alaScore 81

9 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of HP S5500. 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 HP S5500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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This summary is based on the products: Compaq S5500 CRT MonitorCompaq S5500 CRT Monitor

May, 2018

Product Specifications

The Compaq MV5500 monitor is an affordable and practical 15-inch CRT that offers excellent picture quality in an attractive carbon and silver cabinet. This monitor is perfect for everyday home and home office activities such as Web surfing, e-mail, PC gaming, and working with standard office suite software. The MV5500 monitor offers crisp image clarity, even in the finest details of your games, Web pages, and home office projects. The flicker-free display includes .28 mm trio dot pitch and 1024 x 768 maximum resolutions for crisp, clear presentation of Web pages, e-mail, games, and office suite software. The MV5500 monitor is a highly affordable monitor that fits perfectly with the design of a Compaq Evo or Presario desktop or notebook PC and docking station. Consistent design makes it easy to combine Compaq PCs and monitors for seamless two-tone carbon and silver home and office solutions. The MV5500 monitor includes a pair of detachable, independently powered JBL Platinum Series speakers that produce rich and powerful stereo sound for CDs, DVDs, videos, and games. Now you can listen to your digital audio files without turning on your PC thanks to a built-in digital audio player input jack. The MV5500 monitor is designed for optimum user comfort. The monitor's tilt-and-swivel features let users adjust the positioning of the unit according to their individual needs. This feature is especially useful when surfing the Web with friends or gaming with multiple players. The MV5500 monitor features Plug and Play convenience so you can set up your preferences quickly and easily without adjusting numerous buttons and switches. You can use the exclusive Compaq icon-based on-screen display controls to set brightness, contrast, and horizontal/vertical positions, and then store them in memory so that the same settings apply each time the unit is turned on.

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Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.1in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/38.4cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.23mm/0.24mm/0.28mm/0.3mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:124cd/m2/125cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+85 / -85/170
Image Max V-View Angle:+45 / -45/+85 / -85/170
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 1024
Response Time:20ms
Technology:CRT/TFT active matrix
Type:Display/LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac/Mac / PC/Mac / PC/PC/PC / Mac
Country Kits:Europe/Latin America/North America/Spain/United Kingdom/United States
Manufacturer:Apple/Compaq/Compaq / Hewlett-Packard/Fujitsu Technology Solutions/Hewlett-Packard/ViewSonic
Model:15/151E/156/5030/520/5500/5500 / S5500/E55/E55B/M50/Q51/Q51b/S5500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Apple Multiple Scan/Compaq/Compaq MV/Compaq S/Compaq TFT/Fujitsu E/Fujitsu Standard/HP/HP Pavilion/ViewSonic/ViewSonic Optiquest

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Beige/Black/Black / Silver/Carbon / Silver/Carbon / Silver/White
Compliant Standards:BSMI / CB / cUL / DEMKO / DHHS / DOC-B / FCC Class B certified / FEMKO / GOST / ICES-003 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PSB / SEMKO / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI/CB / ICES-003 / DHHS / cUL / MPR II / FCC Class B certified/CE / CISPR 22 Class A / CISPR 22 Class B / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / ISO 13406-2 / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TCO '99 / TUV GS / VCCI-I / VCCI-II / TCO 99/CE / CSA / cUL / FCC Class A certified / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / MPR II / UL/CE / CSA / cUL / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / TUV / UL/CE / CSA / cUL / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / UL/CE / CSA / cUL / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / Plug and Play / UL/CE / CSA / cUL / ISO 9241-3 / ISO 9241-7 / ISO 9241-8 / MPR II / Plug and Play / UL / WHQL/CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / EN 60950 / EN 61000-3-2 / EN50082 / EN55022 / EPA Energy Star / GS / ISO 9241 / MPR II / Plug and Play / UL 1950/CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / EN 60950 / EN50082 / EN5

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 7.1 or later/None

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)/None
TV Tuner Presence: No