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Viewsonic VX900

Viewsonic VX900
alaScore 83

169 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews of Viewsonic VX900. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 VX900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Viewsonic VX900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Viewsonic VX900 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.com.

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Viewsonic Vx900-1 19" LCD Monitor (Silver/Black)Viewsonic Vx900-1 19" LCD Monitor (Silver/Black)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Littman (cnet.com)

ViewSonic VX900 review

 

ViewSonic VX900

Digital and analog inputs; very wide viewing angles; decent embedded speakers; good warranty and tech support.

Limited adjustability; has some problems displaying colors and grayscale.

The ViewSonic VX900 offers a host of connectivity options and image quality that will be good enough for the average home user's productivity tasks.

Oct, 2003

Expert review by: Roy Santos (pcworld.com)

VX900 Speakers Dig/analog Tco-99

 

WHAT'S HOT: ViewSonic's $920, 19-inch VX900 monitor renders sharp text and sumptuous images. A wide viewing angle of 159 degrees (according to PC World's measurements) assures that you'll easily see images even if you're viewing the display from the...

The unit's nifty on-screen menu controls are sensitive to the touch, so making adjustments is a breeze. At times, however, the controls can be overly sensitive--it's easy to push buttons and accidentally change settings if you're adjusting the bezel,...

Jan, 2003

Expert review by: Roy Santos (pcworld.com)

ViewSonic VX900 SPEAKERS DIG/ANALOG TCO-99 (ViewSonic-VX9001)

 

With its sharp text, fine graphics, and wide viewing angle, the VX900 would easily please most demanding users.

Jan, 2003

Expert review by: Ron LaFon (cadalyst.com)

19" VX900

 

The ViewSonic VX900 is a 19" flat-panel display housed in an attractive matte silver and black case with seven display-control buttons at the bottom center of the bezel.

The ViewSonic VX900's $799 price is one of the lowest in this roundup.

Apr, 2003

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

Get this LCD for FREE!!!! No Gimik's!!!

 

Nice size and great for Gaming!!

None

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: wfp (shopzilla.com)

Outstanding monitor

 

Crisp text, excellent graphics and color.

None

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: drkness (shopzilla.com)

good buy - but look at other LCDs

 

good color, brightness, attractive looks

ghosting esp when applications are moved around

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: Bob (shopzilla.com)

Viewsonic VX900 good resolution affordable price

 

Excellent contrast and good colors

May not be suitable for high speed gaming

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Caution, graphics pros and gamers

 

Great specs

Poor performance

Jun, 2003

Consumer review by: Jean-Yves (shopzilla.com)

fantastic monitor

 

great looking, colors are fantastic.

none

Jun, 2003

Product Specifications

Don't let the sleek metallic-on-black design fool you - this 19" multimedia LCD melds form with function. Featuring SuperClearMVA technology, the ViewSonic VX900 has superior video response, super-wide 170-degree viewing angles, 250 nits of brightness and a remarkable 600:1 contrast ratio - for blacker blacks and vivid, lifelike colors. OptiSync technology provides advanced digital and analog input options. AutoTune, OSD and power-lock functions assure an outstanding front-of-screen experience. And at 19 inches, you'll have plenty of room to view everything from large spreadsheets to complex games.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Certificates

Certification:TCO '95, TЬV/GS, TЬV/ERGO, ISO 13406-2 (class 2), ISO 9241-3, ISO 9241-7, ISO 9241-8, Energy 2002, CE, CB FCC-B, UL, VCCI, BSMI, PSB, C-TICK, NEMKO, SEMKO, DEMKO, FIMKO, Gost-R, PCBC, PC '2001, SASO / TCO '99, TÜV/GS, TÜV/ERGO, CE, ISO 13406-2 (class 2), ISO 9241-3, ISO 9241-7, ISO 9241-8, CB, UL, FCC-B, CSA, NOM, BSMI, VCCI, PSB, C-TICK, SASO, CCIB, NEMKO, SEMKO, DEMKO, FIMKO, Gost-R, PCBC, PC '2001

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.1in
Height:18.3in/18.7in
Weight:16.5lbs/16.8lbs
Width:17.3in/17.4in

Display

Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Display brightness:250 / 260
Display Diagonal:19
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 82
Horizontal scan range:30 - 82
Monitor display area:376 x 301
Pixel Pitch:0.294
Response Time:25
Surface treatment:Anti Glare / Anti-reflection coating
Vertical scan range:50 - 75 / 50 - 85
Viewable size, horizontal:14.8
Viewable size, vertical:11.9
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:170

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:19in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.294mm/0.29mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1/600:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+85 / -85/170
Image Max V-View Angle:+85 / -85/170
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15) / DVI
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:25ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):40 / 46
Power Management:Energy Star, VESA DPMS, TCO '95, Energy 2002 / Energy Star, VESA DPMS, TCO '99, Energy 2000

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Ergonomics

VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC
Manufacturer:ViewSonic
Model:VG900b/VX900
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic

Input Device

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Silver on black
Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CCEE / CE / cUL / DEMKO / DOC-B / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / PCT / PSB / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CCIB / CE / cUL / DEMKO / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / TCO '95 / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 95/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / cUL / DEMKO / DOC-B / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PCBC / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / TUV GS / UL / VCCI-I / TCO 99/TUV S / TCO 99 / SEMKO / PCT / PCBC / NOM / NEMKO / ISO 13406-2 / FIMKO / DOC-B / DEMKO / cUL / GOST / BSMI / C-Tick / VCCI / TUV GS / IC Class B / CE / FCC Class B certified / TCO '99

Multimedia

Audio system:Speaker 2 x 3 watts frequency. Amplifier 3 watts at 1kHz / Speakers Two 3W speakers. Amplifier 3W at 1kHz for THD <= 2%

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

Compatibility:PC and Mac compatible / PC: PC compatibles from VGA up to 1280x1024 NI. Mac: Power Mac (up to 1280 x 1024)

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ViewSonic Wizard \nThe ViewSonic Wizard software provides user-friendly installation. The enclosed CD-ROM automates the set-up process to deliver optimised screen performance.\n / ViewSonic Wizard \nThis software provides a user-friendly installation.\n

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:Analogue RGB 15-pin mini D-sub (detachable) \nDigital 24-pin DVI-D (detachable) \nAudio 3.5mm Stereo Connector \nMic 3.5mm Audio Line-Out \nPower DC in, DC to Head (12V)\n / Analogue RGB 15-pin mini D-sub \nAudio 3.5mm Stereo Audio Line-In \nPower DC In, DC to head (12V) \nHeadphones 3.5mm Stereo Audio Line-Out\n

Power

Power consumption (typical):40 / 46
Power Management:Energy Star, VESA DPMS, TCO '95, Energy 2002 / Energy Star, VESA DPMS, TCO '99, Energy 2000

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.13
Height:18.3 / 18.7
Weight:16.5
Width:16.6 / 17.3