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alaScore 82

15 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of SVA VR 17S. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 SVA VR 17S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 15 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for SVA VR 17S


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of SVA VR 17S from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on

0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 17" Active Matrix TFT Flat Panel LCD Display Silver17" Active Matrix TFT Flat Panel LCD Display Silver

Apr, 2018

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Elusive Company


good color and resolution

no tech support

Feb, 2005

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Excellent buy for your buck


Excellent picture, bright, sharp images. Easy on the eyes.

Needs a longer VGA cable.

Jan, 2004

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Sharp and light


sharp, and bright

a little bit large with the frame

Dec, 2003

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Great Monitor for the price


This monitor has a very nice screen

No DVI or S-video input

Dec, 2003

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1 day review of SVA 17 inch


No digital input

Nov, 2003

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great value!


excellent picture


Jul, 2003

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Best Deal for the money


DVD and TV look great. I use ATI Pro ULtra AGP

Silvery case a little tackey

Mar, 2003

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Surprised with quality for the Price!


Extremely suprised with the quality. No Dead Pixels and seems to be built very sturdy. For built in speakers, it has decent sound. Got this monitor for a client, and they are very thrilled with it. New Egg got the shipment to me in a fast manner as...

Sep, 2005

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Excellent screen


It's bigger than I have expected and I have used it for 2 weeks. So far so good and I have received it only 2 days later after my ordering. Thanks for Nwe egg's great service!

Sep, 2005

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The Price was right. The results are outstanding.


Got this monitor free with an ABS system purchase. The monitor performs flawlessly. The built-in speakers are plenty loud. Changing settings is a breeze. Figured out easily how to change the on screen program language back to English :) Nice, crisp,...

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications

The VR-17S 17" TFT LCD Flat Panel offers one of the brightest images of any 17" flat panel display on the market today. SVA's Visual Revolution (VR) monitors bring the best that LCD technology has to offer at an affordable price. The sleek 17" models feature a brilliant 400: 1 contrast ratio, 250 nits brightness, 1280 x 1024 native resolution, and integrated speakers. Experience the benefits of LCD technology with its long lifetime, low power consumption, and sharp flicker-free images.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.264mm/0.26mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1/500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:150/160
Image Max V-View Angle:140
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:12ms/45ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC/PC / Mac
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:SVA/SVA VR

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CB / CE / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / FCC / UL / VESA DPMS/CE / UL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / VESA DPMS / CB / FCC/CE / Plug and Play / TCO '92 / TCO '99 / UL / TCO 99 / TCO 92

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

System Requirements

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

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No