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NEC AccuSync AS242

77

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NEC AccuSync AS242

£163.58
NEC AccuSync AS242
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A cheap and economical to run 24" PC screen, with good features
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Nov 2014 A
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NEC AccuSync AS242W 24inch LED Monitor - Full HD 1080p, 5ms Response, DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£163.58
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Amazon UK
NEC AccuSync AS242W 24-Inch Monitor (Black) - (1000:1, 16:9, 300cd/m, 1920 x 1080, 5ms, VGA/DVI-D)
£163.67
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NEC AccuSync AS242WLED monitor - 24"
£200.29
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PC World Business
NEC AccuSync AS242W - LED monitor - Full HD (1080p) - 24"
£170.38
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SmartTeck outlet
NEC AccuSync AS242W 24" Full HD TN Black computer monitor - 60003810 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£175.89
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The Tech Warehouse
NEC AccuSync AS242W 24" Full HD TN Black PC Flat Monitor/Panel - 1920 X 1080 Pix (Brand new, unopened) - on
£181.99
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Kikatek Outlet
NEC AccuSync AS242W (24 inch) Full HD LED Backlit Monitor 1000_1 250cd/m2 1920x1 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£184.72
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NEC AccuSync AS242W 24" 1080p 5ms VGA/DVI LED Monitor (60003810) (Brand new, unopened)
£185.30
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NEC AccuSync AS242 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have scored the NEC AccuSync AS242 as follows:
80
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£27 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £27 over 5 years are in the cheapest 5% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an ECO mode
Ambix dual-input technology allows for digital/analog compatibility with upgraded video cards and software as well as connection to two systems
Rapid response technology delivers virtually uninterrupted, undistorted viewing of high-speed, full-motion video
ECO mode function helps save power, reduce heat and extend the life of the display by allowing you to dim the backlight
Carbon footprint meter helps track and calculate the reduction of green gas emissions
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

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NEC AccuSync AS242 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 687 owner and expert reviews (including 115 verified purchases) for NEC PC monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a NEC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old but at £163.58 it is cheaper than 57% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £6 (3%)

There was a cheaper price of £158 at More Computers 35 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC AccuSync AS242 and the United Kingdom price of £163.58 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $282.80 (£389.64).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This PC display is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the AccuSync AS242 has an average running cost of only £27 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in November 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The NEC AccuSync AS242's display diagonal of 24" is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 40% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the AccuSync AS242 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 30% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the AccuSync AS242 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 15% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the AccuSync AS242 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is narrower than 89% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC AccuSync AS242 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 72% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The AccuSync AS242 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions as242wbk, nec as242w

Barcodes:

04053162789586, 05028695111783

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