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ViewSonic VG 171b

ViewSonic VG 171b
alaScore 81

7 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of ViewSonic VG 171b. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, 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 VG 171b is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ViewSonic VG 171b

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of ViewSonic VG 171b from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

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

This summary is based on the products: Viewsonic Vg171B 17" LCD Monitor (Black)Viewsonic Vg171B 17" LCD Monitor (Black)

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Cade Metz (pcmag.com)

ViewSonic VG171

 

For the third year in a row, Samsung earns an Editors' Choice for an LCD monitor: the 17-inch Samsung SyncMaster 171N. This unit has visibly better image quality than the other monitors in our roundup, looking almost as crisp and clear as our reference...

Apr, 2003

Expert review by: Richard Jantz (pcworld.com)

ViewSonic VG171

 

A winning combination of low price and top-notch images makes this 17-inch LCD an especially attractive buy.

Feb, 2002
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Expert review by: Richard Jantz (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

VG171 LCD Monitor

 

The printed documentation is a sparse quick-start guide, with setup instructions that consist of only three diagrams. A thorough manual is included on CD-ROM, however, along with two color-calibration applications, Colorific and True Internet Color

Consumer review by: ldemailly (epinions.com)

hot/bad pixels

 

After 3 days of use 2 (so far) hot (stuck on red) pixels appeared. One appeared almost immediately, and is very bright red (might be more than 1 pixel even?) and is on the side, so not too bad, and I just noticed a second, darker red one on the...

Crisp image, great colors, great look (black)

2 hot/bad pixels appeared in couple days of use so far

Jan, 2003

Product Specifications

Ideal for corporate customers, the ViewSonic VG171b LCD display features a DVI interface which simplifies installation and guarantees the image quality is optimized without adjustments. The built-in OptiSync technology allows this model to display digital and analog formats, utilizing today's digital technology, yet allowing for backward compatibility. And, this 17-inch LCD display comes with ViewSonic's 24/7 toll-free technical support. For today's corporate user, the ViewSonic VG171b offers a complete benefits package.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.6in
Height:16.1in
Weight:14.3lbs
Width:16.1in

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:0.26mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+75 / -75/150
Image Max V-View Angle:+70 / -70/140
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:40ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ViewSonic
Model:VG171/VG171b
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic

Input Device

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Beige/Black
Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CE / CSA / DEMKO / DOC-B / Energy 2000 / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / PCT / Plug and Play+ / SEMKO / TCO '95 / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / TCO 95/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / CSA / DEMKO / DOC-B / Energy 2000 / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / PCT / Plug and Play+ / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / CSA / DEMKO / DOC-B / Energy 2000 / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / PCT / Plug and Play+ / SEMKO / TCO '95 / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 95/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / CSA / DEMKO / DOC-B / Energy 2000 / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / PCT / Plug and Play+ / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 99
Refurbished:Refurbished

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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