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NEC MultiSync P241

NEC MultiSync P241 PC Monitor

24.1" 1920 X 1200 LCD Oct 2013
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type 3D Compatible Release Date
Meet the next generation of MultiSync P Series desktop monitors. The P241W is a 24 widescreen monitor that is ideal for web graphics and photography applications. This model utilizes an e-IPS... More
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11 Reasons For

NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

On average NEC medium monitors have excellent reviews as do all PC displays produced by NEC.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The MultiSync P241 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor.

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3D Compatible

The MultiSync P241 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the MultiSync P241 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The display resolution of all similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the MultiSync P241 that we have checked, the MultiSync P241's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. PC displays that are a similar age to the MultiSync P241 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync P241 is 60° and the widest is 1,800°. The MultiSync P241 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync P241.

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Two DVI-D Ports

Most PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 have between 1 and 10 DVI-D ports, including the MultiSync P241 which has two DVI-D ports.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MultiSync P241 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the NEC MultiSync P241 which has five USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

At 150 millimeters, the MultiSync P241 has a quite high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years. The maximum height adjustments of medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync P241 range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync P241 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 360 candellas per square meter, the NEC MultiSync P241 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The MultiSync P241 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The NEC MultiSync P241 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the MultiSync P241 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The NEC MultiSync P241 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The NEC MultiSync P241 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at include the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which is also higher rated.

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High Running Costs

The MultiSync P241 is in the most expensive 5% of all 998 PC monitors of a comparable spec and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MultiSync P241 is £153.

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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 launched around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The MultiSync P241 is one of the heavier flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 (7.6 kilograms) amongst PC displays of this age. The lightest comparable spec PC screen that has been around for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response times of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the MultiSync P241 range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync P241 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the NEC MultiSync P241

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over three years ago.

LCD Display Type

The MultiSync P241 has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC displays of a similar age and spec to it have an LED display type.

Other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to consider include the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Width

At 556.3 millimeters, the NEC MultiSync P241 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the MultiSync P241.

PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the NEC MultiSync PA242[plb_1601099_price] (556.3mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Compliance Industry Standard
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Manual Included

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 24 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1200 pikseli, jasno?ci 317 cd/m? i kontra?cie 1515:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 2 x DVI-D, 1 x Displayport.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

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Electricity cost when switched on £152.23
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Total running cost over 5 years £152.23
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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