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NEC MultiSync P241

NEC MultiSync P241 PC Monitor

24.1" 1920 X 1200 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
Meet the next generation of MultiSync P Series desktop monitors. The P241W is a 24 widescreen monitor that is ideal for web graphics and photography applications. This model utilizes an e-IPS... More
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10 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

NEC is one of the best PC monitor brands according to average user and expert reviews, and NEC also has excellent reviews for its medium monitors.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the MultiSync P241 which has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The MultiSync P241 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MultiSync P241 the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of PC monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync P241 range from 15° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the NEC MultiSync P241 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the MultiSync P241 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync P241. Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync P241 have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°.

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Two DVI-D Ports Quantitys

Most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync P241 have between 1 and 10 DVI-D ports quantitys, including the NEC MultiSync P241 which has two DVI-D ports quantitys.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The MultiSync P241 is a five USB 2.0 port PC display.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 360 candellas per square meter, the MultiSync P241 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync P241. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync P241 have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Fairly High Height Adjustment

The height adjustments of PC screens of a similar type and age to the MultiSync P241 range from 13mm to 1,200mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. At 150 millimeters, the MultiSync P241 has a fairly high height adjustment compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync P241.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The MultiSync P241 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync P241 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC displays of a similar age and type to the MultiSync P241 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The MultiSync P241 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The MultiSync P241 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MultiSync P241 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The NEC MultiSync P241 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated to this PC screen and we think the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are High

The MultiSync P241 has an average 5 year running cost of £153 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 993 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync P241 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At 7.6 kilograms, the MultiSync P241 is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync P241 the response times range from 1ms to 69ms. The MultiSync P241 has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC MultiSync P241

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released over three years ago.

LCD Display

The MultiSync P241 has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

If the display type of this NEC PC screen is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivot
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Compliance Industry Standards
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 24 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1200 pikseli, jasno?ci 317 cd/m? i kontra?cie 1515:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 2 x DVI-D, 1 x Displayport.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

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Electricity cost when switched on £243.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £243.56
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec p241, nec p241w, nec v823036, nec v823036w

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