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Vizio VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV Review

It seems like all you see today is flat panel monitors and TV’s and that’s basically true. LCD’s take up far less space, they weigh less and most importantly they look MUCH better than their CRT counterparts. Today we will be looking at the VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV from Vizio. The 20-inch size makes it perfect for the dual solution for a TV and computer monitor. Something you would use in a dorm room or even as a spare monitor. This HDTV features a 1366 x 768 (720p) native resolution, built-in HDTV tuner, and HDMI input. Let’s take a look…

General Features:
– Vizio Grade B* (meets our Grade A requirements)
– Stylish design
– 20-inch Color TFT Active Matrix LCD panel with Anti-Static and hard coated surface
– High resolution 1366 x 768 pixels wide screen
– 16:9 ratio
– 160 degree horizontal and 140 degree vertical viewing angles
– 8 ms response time
– 6-bit, 16.7 Million colors
– Brightness: 450 cd/m2
– Contrast Ratio: 700:1 (Typical)
– Internal ATSC/QAM/NTSC Tuner
– Display Compatibility: HDTV (1080i*)
– Signal Compatibility: 480i (SDTV), 480p (EDTV), 720p (HDTV), 1080i* (HDTV)
– V-Chip for Parental Control
– Wall mounting capable
– Includes Remote Control
– Power: 100 – 240V 50/60 Hz 2A

Connections:
– One (1) Coaxial RF (ATSC/QAM/NTSC)
– One (1) HDMI with HDCP (plus Stereo Audio RCA for DVI source)
– One (1) Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio
– One (1) RGB (PC) plus stereo audio
– One (1) Composite Video
– One (1) S-Video (AV-S) plus Stereo Audio
– Headphone in jack

Dimensions:
– 15.6 x 20 x 8.4-inches (H x W x D, approximate w/stand)

Packaging
We received the display directly from Geeks.com. As always it came very quickly and was well packed. The display itself comes in its retail package, which is very colorful and has a picture of the display on the front. On the side you will find all of the features and specifications.

Vizio VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV Vizio VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV

Opening the box up the display is nicely protected with large pieces of Styrofoam and wrapped with plastic. There was no screen protector on the display, but there were no visible scratches. Once we get everything out of the box we have the HDTV, remote, and a piece of paper that tells us where to download the manual.

Vizio VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV Vizio VX20L 20-inch Widescreen LCD HDTV

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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