If you're looking for a large screen LCD monitor that's high quality, ergonomically friendly, and is also a reasonable price, you can't go past the Diamond Digital DV197 and DV197SB TFT-LCD monitors from Mitsubishi Electric Australia. With their super-slim bezels, height and angle adjustable stands and sleek OSD controls, these monitors are perfect for the home or office.


DV197/DV197SB               DV197/DV197SB

Key Features:

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

  • Super slim bezel

  • Highly flexible folding stand - allows adjustment of the height and angle of the LCD screen

  • Sleek OSD monitor controls

  • High Brightness and Contrast - 270 cd/m² brightness and 550:1 contrast ratio

  • Super-Fast 8ms response time

  • Dual Signal Inputs - DVI Digital and Analogue

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

  • Apple® Macintosh® compatible

  • High Quality Ratiometric Expansion: With any resolution within the monitor's specified range, the Diamond Digital DV197 expands the image to full screen

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

  • Light Weight - only 6.0 kg

  • VESA Standard Mounting holes on the monitor's back panel. Optional ergonomic arms and wall mounting brackets are available

  • Backed by a limited three year parts and labour, warranty through our nationwide service centres.

  • Available in beige (DV197) and stylish silver/black (DV197SB)

Specification Overview

Model DV197/DV197SB
Display Characteristics  

Display Type

19" active matrix Thin-Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display

Viewable Diagonal Area

48 cm / 19"

Display Area (Horizontal x Vertical)

376.3 x 301 mm

Native (Maximum) Resolution

1280 x 1024 pixels

Colour Depth

16.2 million colours

Contrast Ratio

550:1 (typical)


270 cd/m² (typical)

Response Time

8 ms (maximum)

Viewing Angle (Left/Right, Up/Down)

±70°, +70°/ -60° (typical)

Dot Pitch

0.294 mm (Horizontal and Vertical)

User Interface  


Mains power switch, Power on LED, 4 buttons to control On-Screen Display.

On-Screen Display Functions

Contrast, Brightness, Vert. & Hor. Image Position, OSD Timeout, Phase, Pixel Clock, Colour Temperature, OSD Hor. & Vert. Position, Reset, Information, Choice of language (6 language OSD), Auto, Input Select, & Exit

Preset Colour Temperatures

6500K, 9300K, sRGB and user mode

Microprocessor Controlled Graphics

19 preset graphics modes

Input Signal  

Horizontal Frequency

30 - 83 kHz multi-frequency

Vertical Frequency (Refresh Rate)

55 - 75 Hz

Video Signal

RGB analog (Positive & Negative polarity) and Digital TDMS 0.7 Vpp/75 Ohm

Synchronisation (Analogue)

TTL - separate and Digital TMDS

Signal Connection

Analogue (15-pin mini D-sub cable) and DVI-digital

Plug & Play

DDC-2B - Compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Me

Physical Characteristics  

Maximum Power Consumption

50 Watts

< 2 Watts in power saving mode

Power Management

VESA DPMS, Energy Star

Operating Voltage

Automatic switched mode power supply

100 - 240 Vac, 50 - 60 Hz

Dimensions (W x H x D)

406 mm x 415 mm x 249 mm


6.0 kg

Base Tilt

-5º / +90º

Operating Temperature

0°C ~ 40°C

Operating Air Humidity

15% - 90%, non-condensing

Regulatory Certification  


AS/NZS 60950


AS/NZS CISPR22:2002 (C-Tick)


TÜV/Ergonomics, ISO 13406-2, MPR-II. Compliant with the Emission, ergonomic and energy requirements of TCO'03.

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DV197/DV197SB Brochure - (0.29 MB)
DV197/DV197SB User Manual - (0.32 MB)