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Acer B196WL
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Acer B196WL PC Monitor

£129.01
£74.45 £54.56 cheaper than 60 days ago
19" 1440 X 900 100000000:1 LCD Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
FlexibleFind the working angle that's perfect for you with a monitor that tilts, swivels, pivots and can be adjusted for height. The stand also has a magnetic area, perfect for holding paperclips... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,067 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors compared to other brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the Acer B196WL has a built-in speaker(s).

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1440 X 900 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Acer B196WL has a maximum resolution of 1440 x 900. That's 1% more resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens of a similar type and age to the B196WL is 720 x 400 and the best is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Acer B196WL has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years. This LCD screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B196WL. The cables includeds "AC" and "DVI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years have viewing angle, horizontals of between 40° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°. The Acer B196WL has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (170 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the B196WL.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 48.3 centimeters, the Acer B196WL has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years. Flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have display diagonal (metric)s of between 8.9cm and 490cm.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the Acer B196WL is not 3D.

PC screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B196WL, the Acer B196WL does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this LCD screen and we think the Asus VK207S[plb_1488454_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer B196WL does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the B196WL also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a card reader integrated and we think the Samsung LS20C300[plb_2185005_price] is also worth considering.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer B196WL

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.

LCD Display

The Acer B196WL has a better display type than most small monitors that have been available for a similar time to it. This PC display has an LCD display, whereas most PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it have an LED display.

If you would prefer a PC monitor with a better display type then you might also want to look at the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price] (LED), or the Acer K202HQ[plb_2199575_price] (LED).

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1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer B196WL is 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 1% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Pivot
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer b196, acer b196w, acer b196l, acer b196wl, acer p158171, acer b196wly, generic b196, acer b196wlym, generic b196l, acer p158171p, acer b196wlymd, acer umcb6aa001, acer umcb6ee001, acer b196wlymdh, acer america b196, generic umcb6aa001, acer america b196l, acer america umcb6aa001, acer america umcb6aaa02
Barcodes 00000011190084, 00014445256335, 00021111216364, 00132018263167, 00807320196815, 00809392590133, 00887899122453, 00887899168253, 00888863888870, 04053162537040, 04712196640477, 04712196654948, 04712196655006, 05054484482222, 05054533482227, 05054565345361, 08878991224536

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