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NEC SpectraView 272 PC Monitor

27" LED 640.4mm Nov 2013
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14 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including Chip.de and erenumerique.fr have rated this PC screen on average 85 out of 100.

Excellent Brand

NEC has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Samsung S27B971[plb_1475646_price], or the Eizo ColorEdge CX271[plb_2285799_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

When compared to other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the SpectraView 272 that we have checked the display colour count of, the SpectraView 272's display colour count of 1,073.7 million is one of the most. The least display colour count of comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the SpectraView 272 is 0.21M and the most is 1,100M.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the SpectraView 272 range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The NEC SpectraView 272 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays that are a similar age to the SpectraView 272 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. The SpectraView 272 has one of the widest horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Very Large Color Gamut

With a color gamut of 108.6 percent, the SpectraView 272's color gamut is one of the largest amongst PC displays of this type and age. The color gamuts of LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the SpectraView 272 range from 62% to 120%.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The SpectraView 272 has a fairly high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. Across all the PC displays of this age and spec the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The SpectraView 272 has a fairly big display diagonal (68.5 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the SpectraView 272. The screen sizes of PC monitors of this type and age range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 340 candellas per square meter, the NEC SpectraView 272 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the SpectraView 272. PC monitors of this spec and age 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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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p|480p|576p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1200 X 1920 Graphics Resolution

The SpectraView 272 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1920. That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this LCD screen). In addition, this PC screen have graphics resolutions of 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all medium monitors that were released around the same time as the SpectraView 272 ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC SpectraView 272 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors of a similar type and age to the SpectraView 272. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Supports One Placement

The SpectraView 272 has a greater number of placements than most similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to it. This flatpanel monitor supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most commonly supported placement supported by PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the SpectraView 272.

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13 Reasons Against

Expensive

We checked 534 PC screens of a comparable age and type and they range in price from £51 to £5,421. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other PC screens of a comparable age and type.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the SpectraView 272, the SpectraView 272 does not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Samsung S27B971[plb_1475646_price], the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the Eizo FlexScan EV3237[plb_2503378_price] which is also higher rated.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is C. The SpectraView 272 is one of the most expensive to run PC displays of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the SpectraView 272 will cost £81 over 5 years to run.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the SpectraView 272, the SpectraView 272 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the SpectraView 272 do not have a built-in camera. The SpectraView 272 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years, the SpectraView 272 does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the DELL U3011[plb_1534149_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the SpectraView 272 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the SpectraView 272 which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the SpectraView 272 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The fastest response time of PC monitors of this age and type is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

At 73 Watts, the SpectraView 272 has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the SpectraView 272. Medium monitors that were released around the same time as the SpectraView 272 have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago is 0.02kWh, the highest is 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh. At 73 kilowatt hours, the SpectraView 272 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the SpectraView 272.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The NEC SpectraView 272 has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode (37 Watts) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age. The power consumptions in economy mode of PC monitors that are a similar age to the SpectraView 272 range from 0.5W to 48W.

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Heavy

Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the SpectraView 272 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SpectraView 272 that we have assessed, the weight of the NEC SpectraView 272 of 12.9 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC SpectraView 272

£13.46 Price Increase

The price of the SpectraView 272 has increased by £13.46 in the last 42 days.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when NEC released the SpectraView 272.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
Video Mode
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
Mini DisplayPort
DVI Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
Power Management
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Bezel Width At Bottom
Bezel Width At Top
Bezel Width On Side
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Manual Included
Other Features
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Placement
Technical Details
ECO Mode

Expert Reviews

(2)
5 January 2015

On va être sympa et vous épargner la traditionnelle blague pourrie dans notre monde de geek, celle qui consiste à dire que les bonnes résolutions pour cette années seront le Full-HD ou la 4k?... Read more…

12 January 2015

Der NEC SpectraView 272 setzt im Test neue Bestwerte im Bereich Bildqualität und Ergonomie. Letzteres verdankt er unter anderem seinen höhenverstellbarem Standfuß und der durchdachten...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
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Total running cost over 5 years £80.12
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Energy Rating
0.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec p190887, nec 27pa272, nec p190888, nec 60003546, nec p190888p, nec 60003949, nec p190887p, nec 27pa272w, nec 60003545, nec pa272wsv2, nec 60003545model, nec 60003546model, necmitsubishi pa272, necmitsubishi pa272w, nec display solutions pa272, nec display solutions pa272w
Barcodes 00000060003545, 00000060003546, 00000060003949, 04053162585300, 04053162585317, 05028695110366, 05028695110373, 05028695112223, 05052183917212, 05053959394879, 05054484561422, 05054533561427

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