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NEC PA242WSV2 PC Monitor

£947.99
24" 1920 X 1200 LED Flat Mar 2015
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date £105.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Has an ECO mode
Has a built-in USB hub
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Pricey

After checking the price of 499 LCD screens of this type and age they range in price from £46 to £9,999. We think that this NEC PC monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this type and age.

Price Has Increased by £6.40

The price of the PA242W-SV2 has increased by £6.40 in the last 53 days.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

PC screen expert review site Chip.de scored this flatpanel monitor 86%. The PC monitor expert review sites think this medium monitor is one of the better medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Excellent Brand

Based on 223 user and expert reviews (including 29 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its PC displays. NEC also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The NEC PA242W-SV2 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The PA242W-SV2 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC PA242W-SV2 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Design

Reliable

One owner thought it was reliable. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Reliable Performance”.

Good Looking

One person who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Beautiful picture” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Quality

Two customers thought this PC monitor was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Color Quality”. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Great picture quality” in their review.

Easy to Setup

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Easy To Set Up”. One owner mentioned that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Precision Control” in their review of this PC monitor.


Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the NEC PA242W-SV2 reckoned that it had good picture quality.


Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the PA242W-SV2 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution. Across all comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The PA242W-SV2 has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the PC displays of a similar type and age to this PC screen the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The PA242W-SV2 features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other LCD screens that came out more than two years ago also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Power

Features Power Management

The PA242W-SV2 features power management. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also feature power management.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The PA242W-SV2 has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Mini DisplayPort" is also found on this PC screen.

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Multimedia

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 comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago which have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus PQ321QE (£879.99), the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£850.79), or the LG 31MU97 (£966.12) which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2017.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This PC display has an energy efficiency classification of C, and the PA242W-SV2 has an average running cost of £106 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC displays of a similar age and spec.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec pa242wsv2, nec 24pa242w
Barcodes 00000060003947, 00000060003948, 04053162842397, 04053162842403, 05028695112209, 05028695112216

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