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Acer 42HLAbid PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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The eco-friendly Acer K2 Series monitors are an affordable display solution for everyday PC use. They offer a hassle-free experience without compromising image quality. The intelligent design... More
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Good User Reviews

On average, 42HLAbid owners rated this PC screen 88%.

Reasonably Priced

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Great for the price” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also said “Amazing monitor for the price”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Very good, best cost vs quality 24 inch”.

A number of Acer 42HLAbid owners mentioned that this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. Anthony rated the product as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Bargain find of the year 4.9/5”. Bukkithead mentioned “The construction is both a great deal lighter and thinner than my older one” and gave the Acer 42HLAbid a score of 5 stars. Mike M said in his review of the Acer 42HLAbid on Amazon “TN panel is cheap and not ideal for screen of this size” but despite that he scored it 40 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that it was cheap. Last year Ft mentioned in their review “Although Not expensive the picture quality”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Acer 42HLAbid owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said “Otherwise amazing quality” in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid. In November last year Anthony wrote “There was always a noticeable dip in picture quality”. Ben A. mentioned “Good quality.” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Picture Quality

Five Acer 42HLAbid reviewers said that it had good picture quality. Anthony he said “This monitor is vibrate and produces fantastic graphics on the PS4” in his review of this PC monitor. This year S said “Works very well and good picture quality” in their Acer 42HLAbid review and gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100. S also mentioned “If used wisely with a dedicated graphics card, you can get good value for this screen”.

A number of Acer 42HLAbid owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Adam wrote in his review of the Acer 42HLAbid “Viewing angle is great too”. Michael Wilson wrote “The wide viewing angle is especially good”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it had clear images. Mr. I. G. Cain said in their Acer 42HLAbid review “Very impressed with the clarity that can be achieved with this monitor”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Acer 42HLAbid owners who reviewed the product said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Brenda Pullen mentioned “Great picture and it has VGA, DVI and HDMI capabilities”. Handbook0 said on Amazon “Nice monitor with a good range of outputs, VGA, DVI & HDMI so nicely future-proofed” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review. Two years ago Ibnnoor scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Acer 42HLAbid review on Amazon “Also would've liked a hdmi cable included.”.

Easy to Use

One Acer 42HLAbid reviewer reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. One Acer 42HLAbid reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Hornet 25 mentioned on Amazon “Very good value for money, very easy to set up” in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to assemble. Oliver P gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “It is very easy to assemble”.

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Nice Design

A number of people who bought the product thought it was good looking. Anthony said on Amazon “My tv is pretty high end”. Ciaran Alexander Norris mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Beautiful sharp quality 100% crisp HD came very quick i have been using it for a while now”.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was aesthetic. Michael mentioned in his review “Good price, decent quality, aesthetically pleasing and good gaming screens”.

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Good Size

One Acer 42HLAbid reviewer said in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Adam said on Amazon “Superb screen and lovely colour depth” in his review of the Acer 42HLAbid. One Acer 42HLAbid reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin.

One Acer 42HLAbid reviewer who reviewed the Acer 42HLAbid considered that it was a good size. Chris wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “Dimensions are great runs games in 1080p without lag”.

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Robust

Some customers who bought it thought it was well made. George L. said “Solid monitor and great value”. A few weeks ago S wrote in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid on Amazon “The rest of the build seems good for the price”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 3,487 expert and user reviews for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk is also worth considering.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Acer 42HLAbid has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 42HLAbid. Similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 42HLAbid have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 42HLAbid, the Acer 42HLAbid does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type, the 42HLAbid is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the AOC d2757Ph, or the Asus VG236 (£349.99) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42HLAbid does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 42HLAbid do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer 42HLAbid is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the U2413 (£279.00), or the U2713H (£371.00) both from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years is 170°. The 42HLAbid has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer 42HLAbid

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Width

The 42HLAbid has a relatively standard width (567 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 567mm wide PC displays currently available that you might also want to look at including the 24MP55 (£124.99), or the 24EA53 both from LG which has better reviews.

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User Reviews

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(Verified Purchase)

It does what you would expect, although not enough difference from my old Relysis to make it a worthwhile purchase. It can only do 60Hz tefresh rate, doesn't tell you that in the info!

Reviewed 1 July 2016 by Oliver P

After using this monitor for almost a year I have been very impressed with its performance, especially at such a low price. The overall look of the monitor is very nice and it is very easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2016 by Pip
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I have two of these screens one bought from Amazon and one that came with my PC and the colour match between them is very poor (even after trying to match them using the in screen menus and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2016 by Martin
(Verified Purchase)

Great screen, brightness a little on the high side out of the box, but very pleased as an office workhorse.

Reviewed 7 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
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Fantastic monitor delivered quickly, works perfect and is now mounted onto my monitor arm...

Reviewed 29 April 2016 by Mrs mandy burgess
(Verified Purchase)

As expected...

Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great resolution I use it for both gaming and school work and it is quite helpful. Quick warning it does not have built in sound so invest in speakers or headphones. It is very light and well... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
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Very good , best cost vs quality 24 inch monitor...

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Very good monitor for the price, (Bought while at £99) 24" inch screen. Has 1 HDMI & VGA input. This is connected to my PC via HDMI and works very well and good picture quality. Nice black frame... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2016 by Colin Jeffreys
(Verified Purchase)

Great product and price!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k242hl, k242hla, k242hlab, 1920x1080, home k242, acer k242, sony k242, k242hlabi, umfw2eea01, home k242h, acer k242h, sony k242h, k242hlabid, acer 100m1, sony k242hl, home k242hl, acer k242hl, acer 250cdm2, home k242hla, acer k242hla, sony k242hla, home k242hlab, acer k242hlab, acer 9dj0zs00, sony k242hlab, acer 9dj0za00, acer 1920x1080, home k242hlabi
Barcodes 04713147286263, 04713147286270, 04713392267529, 05054533596504, 05054629497753

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