AccuSyncAS222WM21.5 16:9 Wide LCD with TN TFT Display features green product design using the latest LED backlight technology at an affordable price. The attractively designed display comes with...
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12 Reasons For
NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its LCD Screens
Based on 125 expert and user reviews, NEC has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. NEC also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Running Costs Are Low
This PC display is rated A for energy efficiency, and the AccuSync AS222 has an average 5 year running cost of only £35 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 998 flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price], or the iiyama GE2488HS[plb_2365276_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 22MP55[plb_2203110_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The AccuSync AS222 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price], or the Viewsonic VG2239M[plb_1513601_price].
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the iiyama B2483HS[plb_2194227_price] is also worth considering.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 720 x 400|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1152 x 864 (XGA+)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1360 x 768 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Has Two Cables Included
The AccuSync AS222 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it. This NEC flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the AccuSync AS222. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.
Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode
With a power consumption in economy mode of only 13 Watts, the NEC AccuSync AS222 has one of the lower power consumptions in economy mode amongst LCD screens of this age. Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the AccuSync AS222 have power consumptions in economy mode of between 0.5W and 48W.
Very Low Maximum Power Consumption
With a maximum power consumption of only 27 Watts, the NEC AccuSync AS222 has a fairly low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the AccuSync AS222. The maximum power consumptions of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the AccuSync AS222 range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.
The NEC AccuSync AS222 is quite narrow (only 507.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the AccuSync AS222. The widths of comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 52mm to 6,500mm.
PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the 221S3[pl_1529756_price] (507mm), the 221B3LPC[pl_1390791_price] (507mm), or the C221S3UCW[pl_1550007_price] (507mm) all from Philips.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The NEC AccuSync AS222 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 29 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the AccuSync AS222. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the AccuSync AS222 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh.
With a height of only 301.1 millimeters, the AccuSync AS222 is one of the shorter medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the AccuSync AS222 amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the AccuSync AS222 have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.
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Price Increase of £11.77
The AccuSync AS222 has increased in price by £11.77 in the last 59 days.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and type, the NEC AccuSync AS222 is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price], or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The AccuSync AS222 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC screens of this age and spec do not have an integrated card reader. The AccuSync AS222 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The AccuSync AS222 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.62 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the AccuSync AS222 have screen sizes of between 28cm and 770cm.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The average RMS rated audio power of PC monitors of a similar age and type to the AccuSync AS222 is 5.2W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the NEC AccuSync AS222 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the AccuSync AS222.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The AccuSync AS222 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released around the same time as the AccuSync AS222. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
At only 250 candellas per square meter, the AccuSync AS222 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the AccuSync AS222. Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the AccuSync AS222 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over three 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 medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.
1920 x 1080
720 x 400, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1440 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
31.5 - 81.1
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 81.1
0.248 x 0.248
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Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Windows Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64
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