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NEC AccuSync AS242 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 LED 571.4mm Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
The 24 NEC AccuSync AS242W, a widescreen monitor boasting tremendous value, enhances your desktop computing with full HD resolution and eco-friendly benefits. The LED backlighting of this monitor... More
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7 Reasons For

NEC Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

NEC medium monitors have excellent reviews on average and across all LCD screens NEC is one of the leading manufacturers.

Running Costs Are Low

This PC display has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the AccuSync AS242 is only £52 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 1,019 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the iiyama GB2488HSU[plb_2185179_price], or the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

Similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 0.5W and 48W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 21W. With a power consumption (economy mode) of only 13 Watts, the NEC AccuSync AS242 has one of the lower power consumption (economy mode)s amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Very Low Power Consumption (max)

At only 24 Watts, the AccuSync AS242 has a quite low power consumption (max) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the AccuSync AS242. The average power consumption (max) of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 55W.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 29 kilowatt hours, the NEC AccuSync AS242 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the AccuSync AS242. PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 have annual energy consumptions of between 25kWh and 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 51kWh.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £12.59

In the last 45 days the AccuSync AS242 has increased in price by £12.59.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the AccuSync AS242 also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Hanns.G HS271[plb_2315339_price]; or the Asus MX239H[plb_1525468_price], or the AOC I2260PWHU[plb_3053440_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The NEC AccuSync AS242 is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

If you want a PC monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the XL2411[pl_2130532_price], or the XL2411T[pl_1522088_price] both from Benq which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The NEC AccuSync AS242 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price]; or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago, the AccuSync AS242 does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 range from -5° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the NEC AccuSync AS242 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC AccuSync AS242

Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the AccuSync AS242 over two 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 were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
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Power Consumption (max)
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
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Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Packaging Content
Manual
Other Features
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Technical Details
ECO Mode

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £51.28
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec p219786, nec p219786p
Barcodes 04053162789586, 05028695111783

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