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Acer B243PWL AJbmdrz
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Acer B243PWL AJbmdrz PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was cheap. Four years ago expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com said “This may not be the least expensive IPS-based monitor around” in their Acer B243 review. One person wrote that it was good value for money. Four years ago expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com said in their Acer B243 review “Professionals now have a relatively affordable”.

Good Brand

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

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The B243PWL AJbmdrz has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the B243PWL AJbmdrz do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Philips 231C5[plb_1599727_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The B243PWL AJbmdrz has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The response times of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the B243PWL AJbmdrz range from 1ms to 69ms.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the B243PWL AJbmdrz, the Acer B243PWL AJbmdrz is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The B243PWL AJbmdrz does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the B243PWL AJbmdrz also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the B243PWL AJbmdrz does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated which you might also want to look at including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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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 have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the B243PWL AJbmdrz is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the B243PWL AJbmdrz has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the B243PWL AJbmdrz has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals amongst PC screens of this age. The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the B243PWL AJbmdrz has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors of this age and type have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Heavy

The Acer B243PWL AJbmdrz is one of the heavier flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the B243PWL AJbmdrz (7.7 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B243PWL AJbmdrz the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer B243PWL AJbmdrz

OK Running Costs

The B243PWL AJbmdrz is typical compared to the other 1,019 LCD screens of a similar type and age that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the B243PWL AJbmdrz is £61.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC monitor was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Compatible Memory Cards
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
Pivot
Plug and Play
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
Other Features
HDMI
Number of Products Included
USB Powered

Expert Reviews

23 August 2012

Acer has an enviable reputation among business so the B243PWL had some big shoes to fill and for the most part it lived up to expectations. This may not be the least expensive IPS-based monitor...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £57.69
Electricity cost when on standby £2.82
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Total running cost over 5 years £60.51
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer B243PWL AJbmdrzuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b243ph, b243pw, b243hl, b243hlm, b243phl, b243pwl, b243hlmo, b243phla, b243pwla, acer b243, b243pwlay, b243hlmoy, b243phlay, acer 100m1, b243hlmoym, acer b243p, b243phlaym, acer b243h, b243pwlaym, acer b243w, b243phlaymd, acer b243hl, b243pwlaymd, b243hlmoymd, acer b243pw, b243hlmoymdr, acer b243pwl
Barcodes 00086000181758, 00099802454234, 00163120799312, 00847839187232, 00887899029134, 04712196197261, 04712196197308, 08878990291348

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