The Diamond View DV181/181B from Mitsubishi Electric Australia is a high-contrast active-matrix Liquid Crystal Display monitor with an 18.1" / 46cm diagonal viewable area. The DV181 combines a thin, sleek design with a superior image quality and exceptional colour reproduction. With a wide viewing angle the DV181/181B provides a crisp, clear, larger than life picture. A DVI Digital signal interface is included, eliminating picture noise associated with analogue graphics adaptors.

Key Features:

  • 18.1" / 46 cm diagonal viewable screen area

  • High Resolution, 1280 x 1024 Pixel Thin-Film Transistor LCD Panel

  • High Brightness and Contrast - 250 cd/m2 brightness and 350:1 contrast ratio

  • Dual Computer Signal Inputs - DVI Digital and Analogue

  • Plug and Play compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, 2000, Me and XP

  • Apple® Macintosh® compatible

  • Auto Adjustment Function for easy installation: automatically optimises the displayed image by tuning it to the characteristics of the graphics signal

  • High Quality Ratiometric Expansion: With any resolution within the monitor's specified range, the Diamond View DV181 expands the image to full screen.

  • Space Saving - only 208 mm deep including the stand

  • Light Weight - only 6.6 kg

  • Built-in Stereo Amplifier and Speakers

  • Removable Stand with VESA Standard Mounting. Optional ergonomic arms and wall mounting brackets are available.

  • Includes both VGA and DVI cables

  • Available in cream (DV181) or Black (DV181B) cabinet colours

Specification Overview

Model DV181 / DV181B
Display Type 18.1" Active Matrix Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display
Viewable Diagonal Area 46cm / 18.1"
Native (Maximum) Resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels
Display Area 359 x 287 mm (Horizontal x Vertical)
Dot Pitch 0.2805 mm (Horizontal & Vertical)
Colour Depth 16.7 million colours
Brightness 250 cd/m2 (typical)
Response Time 50 ms (typical)
Contrast Ratio 350:1 (typical)
Viewing Angle (Left/Right, Up/Down) ±80°, ±80°(typical)
User Interface  
Controls Mains power switch, 4 buttons to control On-Screen Display, Automatic image adjustment button
On-Screen Display Functions Contrast, Brightness, Vertical & Horizontal Image Position, Phase, Pixel Clock, Colour Balance, Colour Temperature, Choice of languages (6 language OSD), OSD Position, Status Indicator
Preset Colour Temperatures 5800K, 6500K and 9300K
Microprocessor Controlled Graphics Modes 22 preset graphics modes, including 11 VESA modes
Horizontal Frequency 31 81 kHz multi-frequency
Vertical Frequency (Refresh Rate) 56 76 Hz
Video Signal RGB analogue RGB (Positive polarity)
0.7 Vpp/75 Ohm
Synchronisation (Analogue) TTL - separate or composite
Signal Connection Analogue (15-pin mini D-sub cable) and DVI-digital
Plug & Play DDC-2B - Compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Millennium Edition
Audio Output Power 1 Watt per channel at 1 kHz
Frequency Response 50 Hz ~ 12 kHz
THD <10% at 1W
Signal/Noise Ratio > 50 dB
USB Hub  
Ports 1 upstream, 2 downstream ports
USB Standard USB Specification Revision 1.1
Maximum Power Consumption 75 Watts during operation, including USB hub
Less than 5 Watts in Power Saving mode
Power Management VESA DPMS, Energy Star
Operating Voltage (AC Adaptor) Automatic switched-mode power supply,
100 240 Vac, 50 - 60 Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 408 mm x 436 mm x 208 mm including stand
407 mm x 378 mm x 80 mm with stand removed
Weight 6.6 kg

Base Tilt

0: ~ +25:

Base Swivel


Operating Temperature 50C ~ 350C
Operating Air Humidity 20% ~ 80%, non-condensing
Safety AS/NZS 60950, IEC 950, EN 60950 (TÜV/GS), UL, CSA
EMC/EMI AS/NZS 3548 Class B (C-Tick), CE Mark, FCC-B, VCCI
Other TÜV/Ergonomics, ISO 13406-2, MPR-II
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