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NEC MultiSync PA272 PC Monitor

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27" LED 640.4mm Oct 2013
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Reliable, Calibrated Color AccuracyThe high resolution 27 MultiSync PA272W in white with the SpectraViewII color calibration solution is the premier desktop display for color critical... More
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13 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review website pcworld.pl scored this flatpanel monitor 90 out of 100. This puts this PC display in the top 9% of all the PC displays that have been available for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.

NEC Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 125 expert and owner reviews for NEC PC monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that NEC has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the MultiSync PA272 which has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Two Number of Upstream Portss

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is a two number of upstream ports LCD screen.

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LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the NEC MultiSync PA272 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the MultiSync PA272 is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the MultiSync PA272 has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync PA272. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago is -5°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

At 1,070 million, the MultiSync PA272 has a quite many display colour count compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years. Across all the PC displays that were released more than two years ago the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 76M.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is a five USB 2.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MultiSync PA272 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High Height Adjustment

The height adjustments of PC displays that were launched more than two years ago range from 13mm to 1,200mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. The NEC MultiSync PA272 has one of the higher height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The MultiSync PA272 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (68.58 centimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. The smallest display diagonal (metric) of PC screens of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync PA272 is 28cm, the biggest is 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 340 candellas per square meter, the MultiSync PA272 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync PA272. Across all the PC displays of this spec and age the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The MultiSync PA272 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the MultiSync PA272 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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12 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £222.60

The MultiSync PA272 has increased in price by £222.60 in the last 30 days.

Expensive

We checked 507 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago and they range in price from £46 to £2,475. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync PA272, the MultiSync PA272 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync PA272, the NEC MultiSync PA272 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The MultiSync PA272 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the MultiSync PA272, the MultiSync PA272 does not have a card reader integrated.

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Running Costs Are High

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency rating of C. The MultiSync PA272 is in the most expensive 9% of all 993 LCD screens of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the MultiSync PA272 will cost £117 over 5 years to run.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (max)

The power consumption (max)s of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the MultiSync PA272 range from 16W to 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W. At 73 Watts, the MultiSync PA272 has a quite high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the MultiSync PA272.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 73 kilowatt hours, the MultiSync PA272 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync PA272. The annual energy consumptions of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync PA272 range from 25kWh to 140kWh.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

PC screens that were launched more than two years ago have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 0.5W and 48W. With a power consumption (economy mode) of 37 Watts, the MultiSync PA272 has a quite high power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync PA272.

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Heavy

The weights of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync PA272 range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At 8.9 kilograms, the NEC MultiSync PA272 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync PA272.

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1 Other reason to consider the NEC MultiSync PA272

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when NEC released the MultiSync PA272.

Specification

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Expert Reviews

(1)
27 July 2015

NEC PA272W nie tylko zapewnia znakomite odwzorowanie kolorów (?rednia deltaE ? 2,5), ale te? ma ?wietn? równomierno?? pod?wietlania, przez co mo?esz by? pewien, ?e pracuj?c na tym monitorze,... Read more…

Znakomita jako obrazu, ergonomia
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Toporne wzornictwo, wysoka cena
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 26 February 2014 by A.
(Verified Purchase)

I had not purchased a new monitor for several years. Customer service/online/ everyone here at B & H helped me set up according to the specs and made it work every time. I was not doing something... Read more…

Great picture quality
Reliable Performance
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £187.16
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Total running cost over 5 years £187.16
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Energy Rating
0.93T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec pa272, nec pa272w, nec 340cdm2, nec pa272wb, nec pa272ws, nec pa272wsv, nec pa272wbk, visipax pa272, generic pa272, nec 2560x1440, nec pa272wbks, generic pa272w, nec pa272wbksv, visipax pa272w, visipax pa272ws, generic pa272wb, visipax prpa272, visipax pa272wb, visipax pa272wsv, generic pa272wbk, visipax prpa272w, visipax pa272wbk, visipax prpa272wb, visipax prpa272ws, visipax prpa272wsv, visipax prpa272wbk, nec display solutions pa272, nec display solutions pa272w, nec display solutions pa272wb, nec display solutions pa272wbk
Barcodes 00000011221353, 00737300005892, 00779184060956, 00779184061069, 00805736048124, 00805736048148, 00805736048162, 00805736048186, 04053162606777, 04055895329305, 05028695110229, 05053959395241, 05054484533429, 08057360481248, 08057360481484, 08057360481620, 08057360481866

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