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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi

£249.00
NEC MultiSync EA294WMi
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macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice
An award winning and top-quality 29" PC monitor, with a reasonable price and very low running costs
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 25000:1 No Apr 2013 C
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29-Inch Widescreen LED Monitor - Black
£249.00
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NEC 60003417 - MultiSync EA294WMIB 29" Professional Super-Widescreen LED Monitor - Black
£249.99
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi - LED monitor - 29"
£350.00
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29-Inch Widescreen LED Monitor - Black 21_9, 2560x1080, 6 (Brand new, unopened)
£362.14
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29-Inch Widescreen LED 2560x1080 Full HD Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£399.99
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£462.00
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£499.99
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29 2560x1080 DVI HDMI DisplayPort USB LED Monitor Black
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£506.12
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi 29" IPS Black computer monitor - 60003417 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£610.05
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi (29 inch) e-IPS LED Backlit LCD Monitor 1000_1 300cd/m2 2 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi number 332 in best selling monitors, number 772 in medium monitors and number 803 across all PC monitors.
93
Reviews
15 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 15 reviews. This PC monitor has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Macworld.co.uk. DELL PC displays also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this NEC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The MultiSync EA294WMi has an energy efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £56 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,258 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Ergonomic adjustable stand, including height-adjust (130mm), pivot, tilt and swivel capabilities, adds flexibility and comfort to your viewing preferences
6-input connectivity, including displayport, HDMI, DVI-D single-link, DVI-D dual link and VGA inputs
Touch-sensitive OSD controls are integrated into the bezel, making display adjustments easier than ever
Human and ambient light sensors automatically detect your work conditions to determine the proper display brightness, thereby conserving power
ECO mode allows for up to 56% more power conservation (vs. typical power settings), reducing your energy costs
ENERGY STAR 5.0 and TCO 5.1
EPEAT gold compliance

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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site Macworld.co.uk who said that this flatpanel monitor was outstanding.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, macworld.co.uk and cw.no the average expert rating of this PC display is 79%.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 87%. Over 100% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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NEC Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

We checked 508 user and expert reviews (including 89 verified purchases) for NEC PC displays and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 66% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. At £249.00 it appears to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This PC screen is rated C for energy efficiency. The MultiSync EA294WMi has an average running cost of £56 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,258 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync EA294WMi in April 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The MultiSync EA294WMi's display diagonal of 29" is in the biggest 11% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 18% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The MultiSync EA294WMi's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 26% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 66% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync EA294WMi's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 65% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi has an ECO mode. 93% of PC displays do not have an ECO mode.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi which has five USB 2.0 ports.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync EA294WMi is wall mountable, unlike 92% of LCD screens which are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec deutschland gmbh ea294wmi, 60003417 ea294wmib, nec ea294wmiled, nec ea294wmib, nec 2560x1080, nec 993pzs00, nec 993nzs00, nec 300cdm2, ea294wmibk

Barcodes:

00000060003417, 00013686011185, 00163121156091, 00805736044508, 04053162535923, 04053162535930, 04055895271017, 05028651095829, 05028695109575, 05028695109582, 05053959395135, 05054484241706, 05054629178164, 08057360445080

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