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NEC MultiSync E243 PC Monitor

£198.00
23.8" 1920 X 1080 LED Flat Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date £55.89 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Good picture quality
Not easy to use the menus
6 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert website Macworld.co.uk said three years ago “Share this article Find the best price #reevoo-top-three” in their review of this PC monitor. Macworld.co.uk also said “Specified at just 13W, this monitor ought to prove cost effective over time” in their review.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

LCD screen expert review website macworld.co.uk scored this LCD screen 80 out of 100.

NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 223 user and expert reviews (including 29 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its flatpanel monitors. NEC also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a NEC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

One NEC MultiSync E243 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was neat. One NEC MultiSync E243 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Theteige mentioned three years ago “The height-adjustable stand makes it easy to adjust to the most ergonomic position for your posture”.

One customer who purchased the NEC MultiSync E243 considered that it was good looking.

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Good Product Quality

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Three years ago Spike Da Peke mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “The image quality is superb” in their review of the NEC MultiSync E243 and scored it 8 stars.

Well Made

Two customers who reviewed the NEC MultiSync E243 agreed that it was well made. Three years ago Macworld.co.uk mentioned in their NEC MultiSync E243 review “Nicely built, fully adjustable stand, excellent overall colour accuracy, well rendered text, good screen uniformity, decent sRGB coverage”. Macworld.co.uk also mentioned “The display is neat and accurate, well-built and functional” in their review.

Not Easy to Use the Menus

Two people who bought the NEC MultiSync E243 said that it was not easy to use the menus. Macworld.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Menu system poorly implemented, more expensive than budget consumer designs”. Theteige mentioned in their review of the NEC MultiSync E243 on Bhphotovideo.com “As usual, you will need to calibrate the colors on the monitor as the factory settings are not the most accurate”.


Good Picture Quality

One NEC MultiSync E243 reviewer wrote that this PC monitor had good picture quality.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync E243 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E243 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 274E5 (£198.99), the Benq RL2755 (£199.98), and the iiyama XB2783HSU (£199.99) is also worth considering.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the MultiSync E243 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

When compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor that we have assessed, the MultiSync E243's viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors of this spec and age is 170°.

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Has a Composite Sync

The MultiSync E243 has a composite sync. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen also have a composite sync.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The NEC MultiSync E243 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC display.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The NEC MultiSync E243 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The NEC MultiSync E243 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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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 more than two years ago.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The MultiSync E243 is wall mountable. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC screen also are wall mountable.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The MultiSync E243 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the MultiSync E243 is more than most PC screens of this spec and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to this LCD screen. The cables included "DVI" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display, the NEC MultiSync E243 does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC MultiSync E243 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This medium monitor is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MultiSync E243 is £56, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync E243 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec e243wmiwh, nec 1920x1080, nec e243wmibk, nec 60003681, nec p202430p, nec 250cdm2
Barcodes 00000060003681, 00000060003682, 00805736051766, 04053162536050, 04053162585355, 05028695110588, 05028695110595, 05052184150410, 05054629426982, 08057360517664

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