Close

Loading image...
NEC PA242W-SV2
7 Images

NEC PA242WSV2 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LED 556.8mm Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
Professional Reference 10-bit AH-IPS GB-R LED Display unites high reliability, uncompromising image quality and highly accurate colour reproduction. The PA242W allows 24/7 usage (with optional... More
C
£105.12 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Prices will drop £38
within 2 weeks. 62% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
e-Digital
£928.39
Checked 3 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Go to Store
PC World Business
NEC PA242W-SV2 from PC World Business
£941.98
Checked 23 hours ago
Out of stock
Go to Store
LambdaTek
£992.51
Checked 5 hours ago
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

11 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

NEC has excellent average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.

Two Number of Upstream Portss

Most PC displays of this age and spec have between one and five number of upstream portss, including the PA242W-SV2 which has two number of upstream portss.

Chart Edit

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the HP Z Display Z30[plb_1617136_price], the NEC EA275UHD[plb_3034858_price], or the Samsung U32E850R[plb_4012730_price].

Read more Less Chart Edit

Very Many Display Colour Count

When compared to other PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the PA242W-SV2, the PA242W-SV2's display colour count of 1,073.7 million is one of the most. PC screens that are a similar age to the PA242W-SV2 have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M.

Chart Edit

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The NEC PA242W-SV2 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PA242W-SV2 range from 10° to 180°.

Chart Edit

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC displays of a similar spec and age to the PA242W-SV2 the viewing angle, horizontals range from 18° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At 178 degrees, the PA242W-SV2 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the PA242W-SV2.

Chart Edit

Very Large Color Gamut

With a color gamut of 108.6 percent, the PA242W-SV2 has a very large color gamut compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year. The color gamuts of medium monitors that were released one year ago range from 68% to 120%.

Chart Edit

Quite High Height Adjustment

The lowest height adjustment of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the PA242W-SV2 is 17mm and the highest is 180mm. With a height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the PA242W-SV2 has one of the higher height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PA242W-SV2 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m². The NEC PA242W-SV2 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (340 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.

Chart Edit

1200 X 1920 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The PA242W-SV2 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1920. That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1152 x 864 (XGA+) (which is also found on this LCD screen). This NEC LCD screen also have supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 400, 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the PA242W-SV2 ranges from 480 x 272 to 3840 x 2160.

Chart Edit

Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the PA242W-SV2 is more than most LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it. This NEC PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PA242W-SV2. The cables included "Mini DisplayPort" is also found on this PC display.

Chart Edit

8 Reasons Against

Not Cheap

The cheapeast PC screens of a similar age and type that we found costs £64 and the most expensive costs £4,006. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor of a similar age and type.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC PA242W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this type and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Acer Predator X34[plb_2934830_price] or the Asus PG348Q[plb_3191125_price] are also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The PA242W-SV2 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the PA242W-SV2 also do not have a built-in camera.

Chart Edit

Not 3D

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the PA242W-SV2, the PA242W-SV2 is not 3D.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the PA242W-SV2, the PA242W-SV2 does not have a card reader integrated.

Chart Edit

Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Heavy

At 7.4 kilograms, the NEC PA242W-SV2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the PA242W-SV2. The weights of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the PA242W-SV2 range from 2.3g to 79kg.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year is 5.5ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the NEC PA242W-SV2 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the NEC PA242W-SV2

Released Over a Year Ago

This NEC PC display has been on the market for over a year.

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this PC monitor is C, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PA242W-SV2 is £72, which is typical compared to the other 486 PC displays of this type and age.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The PA242W-SV2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution.

Chart Edit

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Management
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Bezel Width (bottom)
Bezel Width (top)
Bezel Width (side)
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Other Features
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Technical Details
ECO Mode

Expert Reviews

(1)
4 December 2014

Der NEC MultiSync PA242W zeigt zwar nur Full-HD-Auflösung auf 24 Zoll, aber die Bildqualität des AH-IPS-Panels ist im Test exzellent. Ein dreh- und höhenverstellbarer Standfuß und eine...

Screen clarity
Viewing angles
Broad-spectrum color
( )
Sehr gute Bildqualitt
Calibration Share EnjoyTweet Author
Daniel m
East
AdobeRGB sRGB (, ) 242W
PreisLeistungsVerhltnis

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 July 2014 by Altonphoto
Altonphoto would recommend the NEC PA242W (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this monitor with help from the staff at B and H. I was looking for a monitor to do my photo editing with that would give me better results than I was getting with my old monitor. From... Read more…

Adjustable Viewing Angles
Great picture quality
Large Viewing Area
Reliable Performance
Small Footprint
Hood
Large Footprint
Not Found Yet

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £94.86
Electricity cost when on standby £10.26
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ £0.003474 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years £105.12
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the NEC PA242W-SV2uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers PA242W-SV2, nec p222837, nec 24pa242, nec p222837p, nec 24pa242w, nec pa242wsv2
Barcodes 00000060003947, 00000060003948, 04053162842397, 04053162842403, 05028695112209, 05028695112216

Save Money with These Great PC Monitor Vouchers & Offers

£20 Off
Voucher
£20 Off a £200+ spend
Valid 1 Nov 16 - 31 Jan 17
10% Off
Voucher
10% Off the entire site
Valid 17 Jan 17 - 23 Jan 17
Free Next Day Delivery
Voucher
Free Next Day Delivery on orders over £100
Valid 11 Jan 17 - 31 Jan 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% OFF First Order
Valid 10 Oct 16 - 31 Jan 17

See How Other PC Monitors Compare to the NEC PA242W-SV2

Acer GN246HL vs NEC PA242W-SV2

Acer GN246HL vs NEC PA242W-SV2
Acer GN246HL NEC PA242W-SV2
£ 119.99 £928.39
£808 Cheaper
Shallower
Lighter Weight With Stand
4.3kg Lighter
Hugely Less Display Colour Count
51% Smaller Color Gamut

Acer G237HL vs NEC PA242W-SV2

Acer G237HL vs NEC PA242W-SV2
Acer G237HL NEC PA242W-SV2
£ 96.48 £928.39
£832 Cheaper
Lighter
Faster Response Time
User Reviews Are Vastly Better
Sixty-Four Times Less Display Colour Count
A Lot Dimmer Display Brightness

Viewsonic VP2780 vs NEC PA242W-SV2

Viewsonic VP2780 vs NEC PA242W-SV2
Viewsonic VP2780 NEC PA242W-SV2
£ 526.60 £928.39
£402 Cheaper
Better User Reviews
3ms Faster Response Time
29mm Shallower
Expert Review Rating is Worse
A Lot Deeper Depth With Stand
Feedback