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HP EliteDisplay E242e PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 5000000:1 LED Nov 2015
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Be a master at multi-tasking with HP EliteDisplay E242e 60.96 cm (24 ) Monitor, which delivers Full HD resolution, TCO Edge Certified comfort features, and an extra-large screen for all of your... More
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7 Reasons For

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and spec to it.

Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], the Samsung S27E650D[plb_3018889_price], or the Benq RL2460HT[plb_3037560_price].

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HP Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Medium monitors produced by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the HP EliteDisplay E242e has a quite high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the EliteDisplay E242e. The average maximum height adjustment of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the EliteDisplay E242e is 130mm.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Off

Across all the PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E242e the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W. The HP EliteDisplay E242e has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.24 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA)|720 x 400|800 x 600 (SVGA)|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1600 x 900|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Shallow

The shallowest flatpanel monitor that has been on the market for more than a year is 33mm deep and the deepest is 650mm. With a depth of only 50 millimeters, the EliteDisplay E242e is one of the shallower LCD screens of this spec and age amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The HP EliteDisplay E242e has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 30 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay E242e have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 140kWh.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The HP EliteDisplay E242e does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the EliteDisplay E242e do have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at including the Acer G257HU[plb_2983643_price]; or the AOC G2770PF[plb_2982295_price], or the Neovo FM-24[plb_3011241_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HP EliteDisplay E242e does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of this age and type 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 UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] or the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price], or the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E242e are not 3D compatible. The EliteDisplay E242e is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The HP EliteDisplay E242e does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay E242e also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the HP EliteDisplay E242e has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the EliteDisplay E242e. The response times of PC screens that were released one year ago range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteDisplay E242e

Running Costs Are OK

This PC screen has an efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the EliteDisplay E242e is £50 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteDisplay E242e.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the EliteDisplay E242e is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common display resolution.

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Average Width

With a width of 562.2 millimeters, the HP EliteDisplay E242e has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E242e.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Samsung U24E590D[plb_2974768_price] (561mm and cheaper), or the Asus BE249QLB[plb_3066659_price] (562mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
Electricity cost when on standby £1.64
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Total running cost over 5 years £49.71
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Energy Rating
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp e242, hp n3c01, hp e242e, hp n3c01a, code e242, hp p234877, code e242e, hp n3c01aa, hp n3c01at, code n3c01, hp n3c01ata, code n3c01a, hp p234877p, hp n3c01aaa, hp n3c01aaab, hp n3c01atab, code n3c01at, hp n3c01atabu, code n3c01ata, hp n3c01aaabu, code n3c01atab, code n3c01atabu
Barcodes 00889296967132, 00889296967149, 00889296967163, 00889296967224, 00889296967231, 04053162996694, 05712505729137

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