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Acer B196L
Acer B196L
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Acer B196L PC Monitor

19" 1280 X 1024 100000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £42.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Acer has good flatpanel monitor reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Running Costs Are Low

The B196L is in the cheapest 16% of all 267 similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the B196L will cost only £36 over 8 years to run.


Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 4,262 expert and owner reviews for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its small monitors. 89% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when Acer released the B196L.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B196L has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to this PC display which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think because of its better review score, the Asus VB199 (£127.98) is also worth considering.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Neovo C-19P (£125.33), or the Philips 19S4 (£126.22) are also worth considering.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer B196L has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 773754007umcb6ee012, acer america umcb6aaa02, acer america umcb6aa001, generic umcb6aa001, acer america b196l, acer b196lawmdpr, acer umcb6ee012, acer umcb6eea01, acer umcb6ee005, acer b196wlymdh, acer b196laymdr, acer umcb6eea10, acer umcb6aa001, acer umcb6eea06, acer b196lawmdr, acer umcb6ee016, acer umcb6ee001, acer b196lwmdr, acer b196lymdr, acer 1280x1024, acer 8ntmzs00, acer 9lb6za00, acer 9lb6zs00, generic b196l, acer 8ntmza00, acer 100m1
Barcodes 00000011190084, 00014445256335, 00021111216364, 00132018263167, 00807320196815, 00809392590133, 00887899122453, 00887899168253, 00888863888870, 04053162537040, 04712196640477, 04712196654948, 04712196655006, 04713392844010, 04713392854873, 04713392855023, 05054484482222, 05054533482227, 05054565345361, 08878991224536

Acer B196L Review Sources

To prepare this Acer B196L review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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