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NEC MultiSync PA302

70

Overall Score

NEC MultiSync PA302

£1,608.00
NEC MultiSync PA302
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hardwareinside.de Bronze
A huge display diagonal and fully featured 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution LCD screen, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels No 6ms Sep 2013
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NEC MultiSync PA302 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync PA302 number 713 in best selling monitors.
52
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£88 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has received a "Bronze" award from Hardwareinside.de. NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £88 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This NEC PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
99.3% coverage of adobergb color space
Superior screen performance (1000:1 contrast ratio, 2560x1600 native resolution, 340cd/m2 brightness)
14-bit 3d internal programmable lookup tables (luts) for calibration
Five completely customizeable picture modes
MultiProfiler software provides complete control over the five picture modes, including the loading of any ICC profile directly into the monitor for optimal color space matching
DisplaySync pro controls two computers with only one keyboard and mouse
Wide connectivity includes both regular and mini displayport with 10-bit support, 10-bit HDMI, a DVI-D input as well as a USB hub
DisplayPort cable compatibility notice
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations

NEC MultiSync PA302 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This PC display received a "Bronze" award from website Hardwareinside.de who decided that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

Excellent Brand

Based on 687 user and expert reviews (including 115 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its PC screens. 95% of those that bought a NEC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,608.00 it is in the most expensive 1% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC MultiSync PA302 and the United Kingdom price of £1,608.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,261.83 (£3,118.61).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the MultiSync PA302 is £88 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since September 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The MultiSync PA302's display diagonal of 30" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is bigger than 90% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The MultiSync PA302 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, 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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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the MultiSync PA302 of 6ms is slower than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The MultiSync PA302's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 78% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the MultiSync PA302 of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 99% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync PA302 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync PA302 has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC MultiSync PA302's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 81% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync PA302 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of PC screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync PA302 is wall mountable. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC MultiSync PA302 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions pa302wbksv, visipax prpa302wbksv, generic pa302wbksv, visipax pa302wbksv, nec necpa302wbk, nec amzpa302wbk, nec 2560x1600, nec pa302wsv, nec 340cdm2

Barcodes:

00000011260626, 00000011260628, 00042111364978, 00775038962490, 00779184060987, 00779184061212, 00804893479185, 00805736048117, 00805736048131, 00805736048155, 00805736048179, 00863189896471, 04053162535954, 04053162585324, 05028695110236, 05028695110380, 08057360481170, 08057360481316, 08057360481552, 08057360481798

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