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Barco MDNG-2121

63

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Barco MDNG-2121

£6,435.60
Barco MDNG-2121
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A good spec but 4 year old 21.3" LCD screen, with moderate running costs but representing only average value for money
21.3" 1600 X 1200 Pixels No 23ms Dec 2013
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Barco MDNG-2121 Review

Released 4 years ago, we have scored the Barco MDNG-2121 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £170 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 more cables included
High-quality imaging
Fully transparent calibration and QA
The nio 2mp display system includes:
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution

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Barco MDNG-2121 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £6,435.60 it is more expensive than 99% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £56 (1%)

There was a cheaper price of £6,379.48 at Primo IT 79 days ago.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MDNG-2121 is one of the more expensive to run PC monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MDNG-2121 is £170.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Barco LCD screen was released in December 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The MDNG-2121's display diagonal of only 21.3" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is smaller than 84% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The MDNG-2121 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the MDNG-2121 of 23ms is slower than 99% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MDNG-2121 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Barco MDNG-2121 of 170° is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 60% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The MDNG-2121's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 85% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MDNG-2121's contrast ratio (typical) of only 850 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is lower than 93% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The MDNG-2121 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this Barco PC monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.

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