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Viewsonic VA520

Viewsonic VA520
alaScore 80

11 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Viewsonic VA520. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 Viewsonic VA520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Viewsonic VA520


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Viewsonic VA520 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on

43% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Viewsonic VA520 15" LCD Monitor

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: investigador (

Acceptable LCD Monitor


Crisp and bright screen, reliable

No integrated speakers and a small cluster of frozen pixels

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: owlwatcher974 (

ViewSonic VA520 (Black, Silver) 15 inch LCD Monitor


Great picture quality. Doesn't take up much space.

None that I can think of.

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: mrriggs84 (

Great monitor


compact, crisp picture, power efficient


Jun, 2004

Consumer review by: jaded77 (

Nice, quality monitor


Crisp text, stylish, and intuitive buttons and menu. All around good monitor.

Miss the higher resolutions, only capable of 1024x768 although common for 15" LCD's.

Feb, 2004

Product Specifications

Set the style for your desktop with ViewSonic's super-bright VA520 15" LCD display. The ultra-thin 2.4" LCD saves desk space, while the metallic-on-black look states your style. The full 15" viewable screen has an outstanding 250 nits of brightness for rich, vivid color, and an incredible 400: 1 contrast ratio for detailed, true-to-life images. With optional performance and TV-ready with add-ons like ViewSonic's TV-on-your-desktop with ViewSonic's VB50HRTV ViewBox and Ultimate Desktop design matching wireless keyboard and mouse, the VA520 is the state-of-the-art LCD choice for gamers, advanced home and SOHO users.

Audio Output

Type: None

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
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:300:1/400:1
Image Max H-View Angle:120
Image Max V-View Angle:100/110
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


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

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Silver on black
Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CE / CSA / cUL / DDC-2B / DDC-2Bi / DEMKO / Energy 2000 / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NEMKO / PCT / PSB / SASO / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / VCCI-I / VCCI-II / VESA DPMS / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / cUL / DEMKO / Energy 2000 / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NEMKO / SASO / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VESA DPMS / TCO 99

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No