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Adafruit 946

£102.77
£60.39 £42 cheaper than 25 days ago
Adafruit 946
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A stunningly economical to run but 3 year old 4.3" PC monitor, with only middle of the road features
4.3" 480 X 272 Pixels No 350:1 Sep 2014
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Adafruit 946 Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Adafruit 946 number 442 in small monitors.
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Value for Money
Average
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Features
Average Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
-£7,700 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Looking across the entire DELL PC display range, the average reviews for all DELL PC monitors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only -£7,700 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 3,435 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
NTSC/PAL (television) TFT display
Only 480 x 272 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Adafruit 946 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The 946 is one of the cheapest to run LCD screens that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 946 is only -£7,700.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Adafruit flatpanel monitor 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 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of LCD screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Adafruit 946's display diagonal of only 4.3" is smaller than 99% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Adafruit 946 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 52% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 350:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

The Adafruit 946 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 350:1. That's 65% less typical contrast ratio than a 1000:1 flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio. The best typical contrast ratio of all flatpanel monitors is 100000000:1 and the worst is 1:1000.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

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