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LG 23CAT42

LG 23CAT42 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jun 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
LG IPS monitors deliver all-around quality, colors, picture quality and wide viewing angles. The technology was developed to address limitations in these areas among standard LED screens.-... More
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7 Reasons For

Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The 23CAT42 has more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys than most of the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 23CAT42. This PC display is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC display compared to most of the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

On average LG medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all flatpanel monitors produced by LG.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the LG 23CAT42 has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama XB2779QS-W1.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The LG 23CAT42 is a six USB 2.0 port PC screen. Most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago only have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 1,024 megabyte, the 23CAT42 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have internal memorys of between 32MB and 2.1GB.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years, the 23CAT42 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might also want to consider the AOC d2757Ph which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 23CAT42 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Viewsonic VG2437mc which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The 23CAT42 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011 (£899.99), the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The 23CAT42 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 23CAT42 the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the 23CAT42 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The display brightnesss of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 23CAT42 range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the PC screens of this type and age the response times range from 1ms to 69ms. The LG 23CAT42 has one of the slower response times (14 milliseconds) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 23CAT42

Running Costs Are Average

The 23CAT42 has an average running cost of £39 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 23CAT42 over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

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3D
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
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Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Internal Memory
Processor Frequency
Thin Client Installed
Processor Model
Flash Memory
Internal Memory Type
Networking
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
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AC Adapter Included
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £61.53
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.53
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 23CAT42uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 19x10, lg 23cat42, lg 23cat42k, lg 23cat42kb
Barcodes 08806084237835

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