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NEC PA242WSV2

70

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NEC PA242WSV2

£1,062.00
£927.42 £135 cheaper than 27 days ago
NEC PA242W-SV2
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A fully featured and economical to run 24" flatpanel monitor
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No 8ms Mar 2015 C
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NEC PA242W-SV2 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have scored the NEC PA242W-SV2 as follows:
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£58 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £58 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Has a built-in USB hub
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Instant real-time visualisation - with the 3d LUT colour emulation and the picture-in-picture function you can simulate accurately different lighting conditions with varying paper colours
Responsible approach to environmental impact - is maintained, without any performance compromise: ambient light sensor, carbon footprint meter / carbon savings meter and efficient cabinet packing design
Future-proof connectivity - as well as easier support of high resolution, 10-bit AH-IPS colour signals is assured with the displayport connector
Improved productivity and reduced desk clutter - through easy multi-platform support and input following USB hub. picture-by-picture allows two different platforms to be simultaneously viewed. A single mouse and keyboard can be switched to the active operating system
Save time and increase personal productivity - see reality on your screen and see your creative masterpieces precisely as you envisioned them

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,062 to £927.42 in the last 27 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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NEC PA242W-SV2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens

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

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £135 (13%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency rating of C, and the average 5 year running cost of the PA242W-SV2 is £58 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in March 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PA242W-SV2 of 24" is fairly standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 40% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the PA242W-SV2 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. 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

Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the NEC PA242W-SV2 of 8ms is slower than 86% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The PA242W-SV2 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 PA242W-SV2's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 49% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the PA242W-SV2 of 178° is in the widest 26% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the NEC PA242W-SV2 of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC PA242W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an ECO Mode

The PA242W-SV2 has an ECO mode. 93% of PC monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has AC and DisplayPort

The PA242W-SV2 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The PA242W-SV2 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec deutschland gmbh pa242wsv2, 60003947 pa242wsv2, nec pa242wsv2

Barcodes:

00000060003947, 00000060003948, 04053162842397, 04053162842403, 05028695112209, 05028695112216

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