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Sony E500

Sony E500
alaScore 82

13 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Sony E500. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, 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 Sony E500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony E500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony CDP-E500 21" CRT Monitor

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: mariejw (

Sony Trinitron E500


I just purchased this monitor a couple of months ago. I've been very happy with it.

Great picture quality

Confusing controls

Nov, 2001

Consumer review by: badhmash (

Sony CPD-E500 (White) 21 inch CRT Monitor


Crystal Clear picture, Price, Resolution, SONY Name

Bulky, Initially confusing jog shuttle. Awkward cleaning rules.

Jun, 2001

Consumer review by: badhmash (

Sony Trinitron 21" For UNDER $600?? GO GET IT!


When I purchased my last computer about three years ago, I decided that I wanted to go for a 21" monitor. My heart was set on the SONY Trinitron 21" CPD-E500 model but it was selling for about $1100.00. In order to keep my budget in check, I had to...

Crystal Clear picture, Price, Resolution, SONY Name

Bulky, Initially confusing jog shuttle. Awkward cleaning rules

Jun, 2001

Product Specifications

The Multiscan E500 is ideal for the home or the office requiring exceptional image performance, without sacrificing value or reliability. It's perfect for everything from spreadsheets to finely detailed graphic presentations to browsing the Internet and gaming. The virtually flat, high-resolution FD Trinitron CRT combined with a 0.24 mm aperture grille pitch and precise, convenient on-screen digital controls, allow the CPD-E500 to perform at a level that will set a new benchmark for your expectations of clarity and color. To provide superior contrast and grayscale performance, the CPD-E500 screen features a high-contrast black coating. This coating, coupled with the display's vertically flat screen, also helps cut glare and washout caused by ambient light. And that reduces eyestrain. Sony's DisplayMouse menu control makes this premier SOHO display one of the easiest to set up, adjust and - in the unlikely event that there's a problem - troubleshoot. Users can quickly take advantage of everything the CPD-E500 has to offer.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:21in
Diagonal Size (metric):53.3cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.24mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200/2048 x 1536


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CSA / DHHS / EN 60950 / EN55022 / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / MPR III / NEMKO / NUTEK / Plug and Play / PTB / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL / VESA DPMS / TCO 99

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No