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Philips 240B4 PC Monitor

£202.03
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24" 1920 X 1200 20000000:1 LCD Jan 2013
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4 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The 240B4 is one of the cheaper to run PC screens of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 240B4 will cost only £51 over 8 years to run.

Good Brand

Philips has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.

1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC monitors that were released around the same time as the 240B4, the Philips 240B4 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the iiyama E2773HS[plb_1534654_price], or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] or the Wortmann AG 3031216[plb_3160449_price].

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Not 3D

The Philips 240B4 is not 3D. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 240B4 are also not 3D.

If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to consider the XL2411T[pl_1522088_price], or the XL2411[pl_2130532_price] both from Benq or the Asus VG278[plb_1410103_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 240B4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price] or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price], or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 240B4 do not have a card reader integrated. The Philips 240B4 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

Flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have mean time between failures (MTBF)s of between 30h and 70,000h. The Philips 240B4 has one of the shorter mean time between failures (MTBF)s (only 30 hours) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Quite Few Recyclable Material

The least recyclable material of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 240B4 is 25%, the most is 100%, and the average recyclable material is 79%. At only 25 percent, the Philips 240B4 has a very few recyclable material compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 240B4.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

At 13.4 Watts, the Philips 240B4 has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the 240B4. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of PC screens of a similar age and type to the 240B4 is 0.14W, the highest is 80W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 5.9W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 240B4

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

The Philips 240B4 has a better display type than most PC monitors of this spec and age. This PC display has an LCD display, whereas most PC monitors of a similar age and type to it have an LED display.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to look at including the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL S2740L[plb_1556118_price], or the Lenovo Tiny-in-One 23[plb_2671558_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Benq BL2700[plb_2417270_price] (LED and cheaper); or the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price] (LED and higher rated), or the LG 29UB55[plb_2505527_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
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USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
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Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Stand-By LED
Power LED
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Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
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Power Consumption (standby)
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Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £49.99
Electricity cost when on standby £1.03
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Total running cost over 5 years £51.02
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 240B4uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 240b4l, 240b4lp, 240b4lpy, 240b4lpyc, 240B4QPYEG, 240b4lpycb, 240B4LPYNS, 240b4lpyns00, 240b4qpyeb00, 240b4lpynb75, 240b4qpyeg00, 240b4lpynb00, 240b4lpycb00, 240b4lpycs00, philips 240b4, philips 240p4, philips 240b4q, philips 240b4l, philips 240p4q, philips 240b4lp, philips 240p4qp, philips p154058, philips 240b4qp, philips p229033, philips p213445, philips 240p4qpy, philips p154058p, philips 240b4qpy, philips p229033p
Barcodes 00712581663988, 04053162678446, 04053162678453, 04053162968356, 08712581663117, 08712581663131, 08712581663988, 08712581664008, 08712581675400, 08712581675417, 08712581721909, 08712581735654

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