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NEC MultiSync MD242C2

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NEC MultiSync MD242C2

NEC MultiSync MD242C2
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A good spec but 4 year old 24" PC monitor, with average running costs
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No 8ms May 2014
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NEC MultiSync MD242C2 Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the NEC MultiSync MD242C2 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Out-of-the-box calibration to the DICOM grayscale display function for luminance
Uniformity control provides accurate imaging across the screen
Integrated three-port USB 2.0 hub with displaysync pro easily shares your keyboard & mouse between two computer
Quick QA feature for easy DICOM conformance check
Includes gammacompmd QA software for worry-free calibration and conformance testing to the DICOM standard
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

NEC MultiSync MD242C2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MultiSync MD242C2 has an average running cost of £77 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This NEC PC screen was released in May 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The NEC MultiSync MD242C2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the NEC MultiSync MD242C2 of 24" is relatively typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 41% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The MultiSync MD242C2's response time of 8ms is slower than 86% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The response times of PC monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the NEC MultiSync MD242C2 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The NEC MultiSync MD242C2's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 51% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The MultiSync MD242C2's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 27% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync MD242C2's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 34% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic md242c2, nec 360cdm2, nec md242c2

Barcodes:

00000011068813, 00012301169065, 00805736046250, 00805736046267, 05028695109834, 08057360462506, 08057360462674

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