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ViewSonic VG 171b

ViewSonic VG 171b
alaScore 81

7 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites.

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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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)

Expert review by:

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...

Expert review by:

ViewSonic VG171

 

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

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Expert review by:

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:

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

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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