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8 Reasons For
Excellent Expert Reviews
This flatpanel monitor received a rating of 90% from LCD screen expert review site tweaktown.com. This means that LCD screen experts think this PC screen is one of the very best PC displays of a comparable type and age.
Average Owner Reviews
S241HL owners on average rated this PC display 79%.
Acer PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
Medium monitors produced by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.
We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think the Benq EW2440[plb_2076167_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price], and the LG 24M37H-B[plb_2729483_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer S241HL has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the S241HL do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC I2369[plb_2035475_price], and the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price] is also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Philips 221S6[plb_2538505_price].
1080p Supported Video Modes
This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.
Has Four Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the Acer S241HL is more than most similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the S241HL. The cables includeds "DVI", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
6 Reasons Against
The Acer S241HL is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years, the Acer S241HL does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Acer S241HL does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.
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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
At only 160 degrees, the Acer S241HL has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S241HL have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The Acer S241HL has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The average viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the S241HL is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°.
2 Other reasons to consider the Acer S241HL
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Seems to be on par with the DropCam in terms of features, only you aren't stuck with their cloud stuff which brings along monthly fees and also a loss of privacy.
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Psychicbookworm would recommend the Acer S241HL (Verified Purchase)
A nice large monitor. No problem hooking it up. I chose HDMI but it also supports DVI and VGA. No disks to install, just plug and play. I only made one adjustment and that was just to brightness... Read more…
Here are some things I learned that should be helpful to others:
1. I had problems trying the setup with a smartphone or tablet. I recommend setting it up using the included ethernet cable and a... Read more…
Let me get over the pros - it works and can be quickly set up. This device is made for people who want the bare minimums for a security camera with a nice 1080p sensor.
Having said that, I am... Read more…