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Acer K242HLA PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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Stunning performanceYou'll enjoy tasks and entertainment more on this LED-backlit display with the fine details which comes thanks to a Full HD resolution. The great sights are made even better by... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer is one of the superior LCD screen brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL P2314H[plb_1632519_price] which has better reviews; or the Benq GW2470H[plb_3034988_price] which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the K242HLA is more than most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it. This Acer PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the K242HLA. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Light

At only 3.3 kilograms, the K242HLA is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than a year. The lightest flatpanel monitor of a similar spec and age to the K242HLA is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the K242HLA is 5.5ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the K242HLA's response time is one of the fastest amongst flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the K242HLA.

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8 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £19.96

In the last 58 days the K242HLA has increased in price by £19.96.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The K242HLA does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the iiyama X2283HSU-B1DP[plb_3049707_price], the Hannspree HS246HFW[plb_2936513_price], or the Asus VP228H[plb_3158899_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the K242HLA, the Acer K242HLA does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The K242HLA is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the K242HLA do not have a card reader integrated. The K242HLA is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the K242HLA have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the K242HLA has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K242HLA.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer K242HLA

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Acer PC monitor is A, and the K242HLA is typical compared to the other 486 LCD screens of this type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the K242HLA is £40.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this LCD screen was released.

Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £58.97
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.28
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 K242HLAuses 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 acer clz8zs00, acer clz8za00, acer umfw2eed01
Barcodes 04713392267529

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