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Adafruit 946

Adafruit 946
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Good Features
70
Age
4 Years Old
60
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 4 year old 4.3" LCD screen.
4.3" 480 X 272 Pixels No Very Low Sep 2014
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Released 4 years ago, we have scored the Adafruit 946 as follows:

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60
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60
Features
70
Age

60

60
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 60?

Adafruit is a mediocre LCD screen brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very Low typical contrast ratio
NTSC/PAL (television) TFT display
Only 480 x 272 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Very Low typical contrast ratio
Only 480 x 272 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a built-in speaker
Only 480 X 272 Pixels Resolution

The Adafruit 946 has a maximum display resolution of 480 x 272 pixels. That's 94% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from Low Resolution ( pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Adafruit 946 of only 4.3" is very small compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the smallest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

Like most other LCD screens, the Adafruit 946 does not have a built-in speaker. 54% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
Very Low Typical Contrast Ratio

The highest typical contrast ratio of the Adafruit 946 is Very Low. That's 50% less typical contrast ratio than a Low flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio and is in fact the worst typical contrast ratio across all PC displays.

The best typical contrast ratio amongst similar types of PC screen is Ultra High. A contrast ratio of under 500.

A contrast ratio of under 500.

What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
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Age

Adafruit 946 Release Date

September 2014

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Adafruit 946 Specification

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