The 29 NEC MultiSync EA294WMi is an LED-backlit desktop monitor ideal for corporate, financial, healthcare and broadcast environments. Designed to enhance work performance, this widescreen model...
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29" White - computer monitors (2560 x 1080 pixels, LED, IPS, 1280 x 960, 2560 x 1080, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA),, 1000:1, 25000:1)
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7 Reasons For
Expert Reviews Are Good
This NEC LCD screen received an expert rating of 84% from Chip.de.
NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
NEC has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys
The MultiSync EA294WMi is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity LCD screen.
Two DVI-D Ports Quantitys
The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi is a two DVI-D ports quantity PC monitor. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync EA294WMi have between 1 and 10 DVI-D ports quantitys.
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
Most PC displays of a comparable type and age to the MultiSync EA294WMi have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the MultiSync EA294WMi which has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The MultiSync EA294WMi has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync EA294WMi. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The MultiSync EA294WMi has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MultiSync EA294WMi is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync EA294WMi also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the VG278[pl_1410103_price], or the PB278Q [pl_1443239_price] both from Asus or the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
The price range of PC monitors of a comparable age and spec is from £46 to £2,475. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec.
The MultiSync EA294WMi is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync EA294WMi are also not 3D.
If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the VG278[pl_1410103_price], or the VG236[pl_2030776_price] both from Asus which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync EA294WMi do not have a built-in camera. The MultiSync EA294WMi is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most PC displays of a comparable type and age to the MultiSync EA294WMi do not have a card reader integrated. The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated including the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Quite Slow Response Time
With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the MultiSync EA294WMi has one of the slower response times amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync EA294WMi the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
The weights of flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync EA294WMi range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 6.6 kilograms, the MultiSync EA294WMi is one of the heavier similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago amongst medium monitors of this age.
2 Other reasons to consider the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when NEC released the MultiSync EA294WMi.
The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi has an LCD display which is better than most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. Most flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including a cheaper PC display such as the iiyama B2776HDS[plb_1519015_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC display such as the Asus VG278[plb_1410103_price].
If the display type of this LCD screen is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the NEC MultiSync P232[plb_2831060_price] (LED and cheaper) or the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price] (LED and higher rated), or the AOC U2868[plb_2276998_price] (LED and higher rated).
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