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Adafruit 946

Adafruit 946
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Our Verdict:
A low cost but 4 year old 4.3" PC monitor, with only average features
4.3" 480 X 272 Pixels No 350:1 Sep 2014
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Adafruit 946 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have scored the Adafruit 946 as follows:
88
Value for Money
Very Good
53
Features
Average Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire NEC flatpanel monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC PC screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors 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

Adafruit 946 In-Depth Analysis

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in September 2014.

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Features

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 smaller than 99% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

The Adafruit 946 does not have a built-in speaker. 51% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit

Very Low Typical Contrast Ratio

The Adafruit 946 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of Very Low. That's 50% less typical contrast ratio than a Low LCD screen, which is the most common typical contrast ratio and is actually the worst typical contrast ratio amongst all PC displays.

The best typical contrast ratio amongst comparable types of flatpanel monitor is Ultra High. A contrast ratio of under 500.

What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

best price square bpscpsc12998946, best price square 946bpssc12998, best price square sc12998, bpscpsc12998946 sc12998, adafruit 946bpssc12998

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