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Acer DV420 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 LED May 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of PC screens to determine an average rating for each flatpanel monitor brand. On average flatpanel monitors produced by Acer have good ratings from users and experts.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer DV420 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DV420 also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Neovo SC-42[plb_2829011_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 55SL5B[plb_3287806_price], or the Acer DV460[plb_2915346_price].

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

At 1,070 million, the Acer DV420 has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. Large monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DV420 have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 420M.

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Two RS-232 Ports

The Acer DV420 has more RS-232 ports than most of the flatpanel monitors of this type and age. This Acer PC display is a two RS-232 port LCD screen compared to most of the large monitors that are a similar age to the DV420 which only have one RS-232 port.

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Narrow

At only 966 millimeters, the Acer DV420 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other large monitors that are a similar age to the DV420. The average width of comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the DV420 is 1,100mm.

Alternative PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Neovo SC-42[plb_2829011_price] (992.3mm and cheaper).

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Short

The Acer DV420 is one of the shorter large monitors that have been around for around the same time as the DV420 (only 559 millimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The shortest large monitor that came out more than a year ago is 340mm tall, the tallest is 850mm, and the average height is 640mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Acer DV420 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DV420 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large monitors that are a similar age to the DV420 do not have a built-in camera. The Acer DV420 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer DV420 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the DV420 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The viewable heights of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the DV420 range from 300mm to 690mm, and the average viewable height is 570mm. The Acer DV420 has a quite small viewable height (only 523 millimeters) compared to most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the DV420.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

At only 930 millimeters, the Acer DV420 has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other large monitors that came out more than a year ago. The average viewable width of PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the DV420 is 990mm.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Acer DV420 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 106.7 centimeters) amongst large monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens that have been around for more than a year the screen sizes range from 48cm to 140cm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer DV420

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is B. The DV420 is typical compared to the other 15 PC monitors of this age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DV420 is £141.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the DV420.

Price Increase of £14.60

The DV420 has increased in price by £14.60 in the last few weeks.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of this age and spec.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper PC monitors such as the Neovo SC-42[plb_2829011_price].

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many large monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Display Type
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Height
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Aspect Ratio
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Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Audio Output Port
Audio Input Port
RS-232 Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
HDMI Port
DVI-I Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £137.81
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £140.85
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 DV420uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer dv420, acer dv420b, acer 450cdm2, acer dv420bm, acer dv420bmi, acer dv420bmid, acer 1920x1080, acer ummd0ee001, acer dv420bmidp
Barcodes 04053162881402, 04713147654659

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