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Acer 42HQL
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Acer 42HQL PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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4 Reasons For

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 224E5[plb_1499773_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 42HQL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 42HQL.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Acer 42HQL has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that have been around for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC screens of this spec and age. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer 42HQL does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 42HQL are not 3D compatible. The Acer 42HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 42HQL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 42HQL also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer 42HQL

Running Costs Are OK

The 42HQL has an average 5 year running cost of £38 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor was released over a year ago.

Average Width

At 566 millimeters, the Acer 42HQL has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than a year.

Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Acer UM.UV6AA.C02[plb_2927772_price] (566.4mm).

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Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
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Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Power
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Certificates
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Packaging Content
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £35.25
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £37.99
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer 42HQLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer k242, acer k242h, acer k242hq, acer k242hql, acer 1080k242, acer k242hqlb, acer 1080k242h, acer k242hqlbb, acer 1920x1080, acer k242hqlbbm, acer umux6aab04, acer umux6aab05, acer 1080k242hq, acer umux6aab01, acer k242hqlbbd, acer 1080k242hql, acer umux6aab01c, acer k242hqlbbmd, acer america k242, acer 1080k242hqlb, acer umux6aab01cr, acer 1080k242hqlbb, acer america k242h, acer 1080k242hqlbbd, acer america k242hq, acer america k242hql, acer america 1920x1080, acer america umux6aab05, acer america umux2aac01
Barcodes 00841631109478, 00841631110238, 00888863214037, 00888863214310, 00888863938209, 06953041103176

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