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ViewSonic VP730

ViewSonic VP730
alaScore 85

3 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of ViewSonic VP730. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 VP730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Benjamin Russell (

ViewSonic VP730b


The VP730b 17" LCD monitor is a member of the ViewSonic 'Pro Series', the company's high end range marketed specifically to professional users.While w...

Outstanding image detail, high quality performance

Slightly limited viewing angle, poor colour transition

Only the most demanding and professional users will be able to fault the VP730b. Its image quality and performance recommend it as one of the best LCD Monitors we've reviewed.

Nov, 2005

Consumer review (

great quality -- a good choice for the price


great color, contrast, response time, viewing angle, brightness, ergonomics, design, and value

flaky calibration software

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications

The VP730b 17" LCD display enhances productivity with its ultra-slim bezel design enabling ergonomic adjustments, multiple-display setups, and digital multiplatform connectivity. The VP730b differentiates itself from other thin-bezel offerings with its uniquely sculpted detailing and progressive thinedge design with comprehensive height, pivot, tilt and swivel adjustments. XtremeView wide viewing angles and ClearMotiv 8ms broadcastquality video response ensure an intense visual performance with pinpoint sharpness and rich colors. These distinctive, class-leading features are ideal for graphic production, medical and financial professionals. Step up to a 17" LCD that sets the price/performance benchmark, the ViewSonic VP730b.

Audio Output

Type: None


Certification:TCO'03, TUV/GS, TUV/Ergo, ISO 13406-2 (pixel failure class II), TUV S, UL, cUL, FCC-B (ICES), CB, CE, ICES-003B,NOM, ENERGY, Energy Start, GOST-R, Hygienic, SASO, KTL/MIC, BSMI, CCC, PSB, C-TICK, WEEE.RoHS

Dimensions & Weight



Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024
Display scan frequency (horizontal):24 - 82
Horizontal scan range:24 - 82
Monitor display area:338 x 270
Pixel Pitch:0.264
Response Time:8
Vertical scan range:50 - 85
Viewable size diagonal:17

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):35
Power Management:TCO'03, ENERGY, Energy Star

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Swivel angle range:-135 - 135
Tilt angle:5 - 20
Tilt angle range:5 - 20


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Model:VP730b ThinEdge/VP730B ThinEdge (Head Only)
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / GOST / ICES-003 Class B / ISO 13406-2 / PSB / RoHS / SASO / TCO '99 / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / TCO 99

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

Monitor sync input signal:H/V separated (TTL), Composite, Sync on green

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Y

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:1x DVI-D\n1x 3-pin power plug \n2x 15-pin mini D-sub


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):35
Power Management:TCO'03, ENERGY, Energy Star

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):11
Height (with stand):18.8
Width (with stand):14.6