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LG 23CAT42K

LG 23CAT42K PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 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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5 Reasons For

Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The LG 23CAT42K has more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys than most of the medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 23CAT42K. This LG PC monitor is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor 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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LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC displays that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 23CAT42K has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 23CAT42K which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the LG 22EB23TM which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The 23CAT42K is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23CAT42K are also not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 23CAT42K does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Viewsonic VG2437mc which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 23CAT42K does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 23CAT42K also do not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated which you might want to look at including the U3011 (£899.99), the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 23CAT42K has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 2 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 23CAT42K have RMS rated powers of between 0.5W and 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 23CAT42K the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². The 23CAT42K has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that came out more than two years ago the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms. When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the response time of the LG 23CAT42K of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 23CAT42K

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 23CAT42K is £39, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of this type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the 23CAT42K over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
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)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
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Power Cord Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £61.53
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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 23CAT42Kuses 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 00719192192492, 07191921924926, 08806084225269

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