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Acer DV550 PC Monitor

55" 1920 X 1080 LED May 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer is one of the better rated PC screen manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all LCD screens.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer DV550 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other large monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the DV550.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think cheaper PC monitors such as the Acer DV460[plb_2915346_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Big Viewable Width

PC displays of this type and age have viewable widths of between 370mm and 1,300mm, and the average viewable width is 990mm. With a viewable width of 1,210 millimeter, the Acer DV550 has one of the biggest viewable widths amongst PC screens of this age.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the DV550 range from 48cm to 140cm. With a display diagonal of 139.7 centimeters, the Acer DV550 has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

When compared to other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the DV550 that we have checked, the Acer DV550's display colour count of 1,070 million is one of the most. The display colour counts of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the DV550 range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 420M.

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Two RS-232 Ports

Most of the other PC screens of this age and type only have one RS-232 port, however the Acer DV550 has two RS-232 ports.

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7 Reasons Against

£257.97 Price Increase

In the last 58 days the price of the DV550 has increased by £257.97.

Not 3D Compatible

Most large monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D compatible. The Acer DV550 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the DV550 do not have a built-in camera. The Acer DV550 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 DV550 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the DV550 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Expensive

PC displays of a comparable age and type range in price from £51 to £5,074. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC displays of a comparable age and type.

Very High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 176 kilowatt hours, the Acer DV550's annual energy consumption is one of the highest amongst PC displays of this age and type. The average annual energy consumption of similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the DV550 is 110kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 25kWh to 180kWh.

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Very Heavy

Across all the large monitors that came out more than a year ago the weights range from 9.8g to 33kg. With a weight of 32.9 kilograms, the Acer DV550 is one of the heaviest PC displays that were released around the same time as the DV550 amongst PC displays of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer DV550

OK Running Costs

This PC display has an energy efficiency classification of B. The DV550 is typical compared to the other 15 PC displays of this age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DV550 is £196.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on large monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Acer DV460[plb_2915346_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
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HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
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
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 £192.29
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £195.33
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 DV550uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.97T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer dv550, acer dv550b, acer dv550bm, acer dv550bmi, acer dv550bmid, acer umnd0ee001, acer dv550bmidp
Barcodes 04053162881419, 04713147654642

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