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Acer 276HUL PC Monitor

27" 100000000:1 LCD Dec 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 276HUL has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the 276HUL do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 31MU97[plb_2477818_price].

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer 276HUL has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the 276HUL.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec range from 60° to 1,800°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer 276HUL has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Two DisplayPorts

The Acer 276HUL is a two DisplayPort PC display.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 276HUL have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer 276HUL which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

At 150 millimeters, the Acer 276HUL has a quite high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 276HUL. The maximum height adjustments of comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the 276HUL range from 13mm to 850mm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 276HUL have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer 276HUL has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 276HUL the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The Acer 276HUL has a fairly big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer 276HUL is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 276HUL the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer 276HUL is more than most similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago. This Acer PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 276HUL. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Acer 276HUL is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer 276HUL is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 276HUL are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 276HUL do not have a built-in camera. The Acer 276HUL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 276HUL does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] all from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most PC displays of this type and age have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer 276HUL which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of PC screens of this age and spec is 5.2W. At only 2 Watts, the Acer 276HUL has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 276HUL.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 276HUL is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. The Acer 276HUL has a quite slow response time (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 276HUL.

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Heavy

Flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 276HUL have weights of between 3g and 39kg. The Acer 276HUL is one of the heavier medium monitors that were released more than two years ago (6 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 66 kilowatt hours, the Acer 276HUL has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago. Across all the PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 276HUL the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer 276HUL

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this LCD screen is C. The 276HUL has an average running cost of £56 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens of this type and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the 276HUL.

LCD Display Type

The Acer 276HUL has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price].

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the AOC U2868[plb_2276998_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 October 2014 by P. Edgecombe
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Easy set up and superb picture- very happy...

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Electricity cost when switched on £52.56
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £55.54
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b276hu, b276hul, b276hula, acer b276, b276hulay, acer b276h, b276hulaym, acer 100m1, acer bg044, acer bg044a, acer b276hu, b276hulaymi, acer b276hul, b276hulaymii, acer bg044ac, acer b276hula, acer 9l9gza00, b276hulaymiid, acer 9l9gzs00, acer b276huly, acer b276hulay, acer 2560x1440, acer b276hulym, b276hulaymiidp, b276hulaymiidpr, acer umhb6eea01, acer b276hulaym, acer b276hulymi, acer b276hulaymi, acer b276hulymii
Barcodes 00887899261404, 04053162537187, 04713147029266, 05054484556251, 05054629401521, 08878992614046

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