The On-Screen Display
The OSD on the Viewsonic VA2226w 22″ display is pretty cut and dry, but let’s take a look.

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The main menu shows the basic controls you expect to see on any modern LCD monitor including contrast and brightness and color adjustments. 

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Basic contrast adjustments…

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The input select menu allows you to choose between the DVI and VGA inputs, effectively allowing you to connect it to two sources if you wish. 

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The color adjustment offers both a few standard options of color temperature and also allows for custom user settings. 

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The information display shows what the current LCD status is including the resolution, horizontal and vertical frequency and even model and serial numbers. 

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In the manual image adjustment menu you have the options to tweak the horizontal and vertical positions as well as the horizontal size and sharpness values. 

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In the setup menu you can set options that affect the language, on-screen display positioning and time out as well as whether the monitor displays the current resolution during input adjustments. 

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Here is what the resolution notice looks like: if you are NOT running at the displays native resolution of 1680×1050 it will let you know and recommend a shift.  If this gets annoying and you know what you’re doing, setting it to off in the OSD is pretty easy. 

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