The Diamond View DV159 from Mitsubishi Electric Australia is a premium-quality active matrix Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor with 15" (38.1 cm) viewable screen size.


The exceptional Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) LCD panel used in the DV159 provides one of the brightest, sharpest and highest contrast images available from any 15" LCD monitor currently available.

The DV159 is the ideal choice for any application - office, public area, point of sale, marine, control room, call centre. Combine it with the optional VESA standard ergonomic wall, desk or ceiling mountings or a touch screen for added flexibility. It also has the advantages of built-in stereo speakers, low power consumption, light weight, and small physical size.


Key Features:
  • XGA (1024 x 768 pixel) Resolution LCD Panel
  • New slim design
  • High Brightness (250 cd/m2) and 400:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Plug and Play Compatibility with Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, 2000, XP and Millennium Edition
  • Apple Macintosh Compatible
  • Space Saving - only 211 mm deep including the stand and 46 mm deep with the stand removed.
  • Light Weight - only 3.5 kg
  • Lower Power Consumption - 30 W maximum during operation with audio
  • Power Saving

Power management complies with VESA DPMS standard. When the system is idle (in monitor off mode), the monitor automatically cuts its power consumption to less than 3 W.

  • On Screen Display
  • Auto Adjustment Function
  • High Quality Ratiometric Expansion expands the image to full screen with any resolution.
  • True Colour Display
  • Removable Stand with VESA Standard Mounting
  • Built-in Stereo Amplifier and Speakers
  • Optional Touchscreen available

Specification Overview

Display Characteristics


Display Type

15" active matrix Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display

Viewable Diagonal Area

38.1 cm / 15"

Display Area (Horizontal, Vertical)

304.1 x 228.1 mm

Native (Maximum) Resolution

1,024 x 768 pixels


16.7 million

Contrast Ratio

400:1 (typical)


250 cd/m² (typical)

Response Time

16 ms (maximum)

Viewing Angle (Horizontal, Vertical)

+60°/-60°, +40°/-60° (typical)

Dot Pitch

0.3 mm

User Interface



Mains power switch, Automatic image adjustment, 4 OSD buttons

On-Screen Display Functions

Contrast, Brightness, Vert. & Hor. Image Position, Phase, Pixel Clock, Colour Balance, Colour Palette, Choice of language (6 language OSD), OSD Position, Status Indicator

Microprocessor Controlled Graphics Modes

12 modes:

9 VESA modes, 3 DOS modes

Input Signal


Horizontal Frequency

31.5 - 63 kHz, multi-frequency

Vertical Frequency (Refresh Rate)

56.3 - 75.0 Hz, multi-frequency

Video Signal

RGB analog (positive polarity), 0.7 Vpp / 75 Ohm


Separate or Composite (TTL level)

Signal Connection

15-pin mini D-sub cable



Audio Output Power

1 Watt/Channel (at 1 kHz)

Frequency Response

50 Hz - 12 kHz

THD / Signal/Noise

< 1% / 40 dB

Physical Characteristics


Power Management

VESA DPMS, Energy Star

Power Consumption

30 Watts during operation, with audio

< 3 Watts in power saving mode

Operating Voltage (AC Adaptor)

Automatic switched mode power supply, 100 - 240 V at 50 - 60 Hz

Operating Voltage (Monitor)

12 V DC

Dimensions (W x H x D)

356 x 383 x 212 mm including stand

356 x 328 x 46 mm with stand removed


3.5 kg (including stand)

Temperature (Operating)

0 °C - 40 °C

Air Humidity (Operating)

20% - 85%

Regulatory Certification



AS/NZS 60950, IEC 950, EN 60950 (TÜV/GS), UL, CSA


AS/NZS 3548 (C-Tick), CE, FCC


TÜV/Ergonomics, ISO 13406-2, MPR-II.

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