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NEC MultiSync MD242C2
NEC MultiSync MD242C2
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NEC MultiSync MD242C2 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LCD 556.3mm May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £76.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
NEC has excellent LCD screen reviews
1920 x 1200 pixels display resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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NEC Has Excellent LCD Screen Reviews

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


Running Costs Are OK

The MultiSync MD242C2 is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC screens of this type and age that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the MultiSync MD242C2 is £77.


Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync MD242C2 in May 2014.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync MD242C2 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years which have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the MultiSync MD242C2 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago display resolutions range from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3440 x 1440 pixels (best).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The MultiSync MD242C2 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to this LCD screen. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC display range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has a Composite Sync

The MultiSync MD242C2 has a composite sync, as do most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The NEC MultiSync MD242C2 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this PC monitor the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At 8 milliseconds, the MultiSync MD242C2 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic md242c2, nec 1920x1200, nec md242c2, nec 360cdm2, nec 350cdm2, nec p242wbk
Barcodes 00000011068813, 00012301169065, 00805736046250, 00805736046267, 05028695109834, 08057360462506, 08057360462674

NEC MultiSync MD242C2 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC MultiSync MD242C2 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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