Acer G247HYL vs Asus VS24 vs HP EliteDisplay E242 vs NEC MultiSync P241

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Acer G247HYL
Asus VS24
HP EliteDisplay E242
NEC MultiSync P241

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Acer G247HYL is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Asus VS24 (8msms), 3ms faster than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (8msms) and 4ms faster than the NEC MultiSync P241 (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

A little lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer G247HYL has an annual energy consumption of 29kWhkWh, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 30kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (1kWh higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer G247HYL is a 2.6kgg weight PC monitor. That's 3.5g lighter than the Asus VS24 (7.6kgg), 1.6g lighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (7.6kgg) and 5g lighter than the NEC MultiSync P241 (7.6kgg).
4 Reasons For
A bit bigger screen size Edit
The Asus VS24 has a screen size of 24.1"" (as does the NEC MultiSync P241), but the Acer G247HYL is only a 23.8"" PC monitor (0.3" smaller) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 24"" PC monitor (0.1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

0.63cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS24 has a display diagonal of 61.13cmcm, but the Acer G247HYL is only a 60.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.63cm smaller) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.17cm smaller).
$10 cheaper
The Asus VS24 costs $119.99, whereas the Acer G247HYL is $135.99 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is $130.00.
Available from 5 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
1 Reason For
Vastly lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a power consumption when off of 0.24WW, however the Acer G247HYL is a 0.45WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.21W higher) and the Asus VS24 is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.26W higher).
5 Reasons For
2% bigger screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 is a 24.1"" PC monitor, and so does the Asus VS24. That's 0.3" bigger than the Acer G247HYL (24.1"") and 0.1" bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (24.1""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

31% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 is a 360 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 110 cd/m² brighter than the Acer G247HYL and the HP EliteDisplay E242 (360 cd/m² cd/m²) and 60 cd/m² brighter than the Asus VS24 (360 cd/m² cd/m²).
Five USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 is a five USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 2.0 ports on the Acer G247HYL or the Asus VS24. It is possible that they do not have any USB 2.0 ports.

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Two DVI-D ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 is a two DVI-D port PC monitor, whereas the Asus VS24 only has one DVI-D port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI-D ports on the Acer G247HYL or the HP EliteDisplay E242. It is possible that they do not have any DVI-D ports.

Three more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the NEC MultiSync P241 is five, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Acer G247HYL or the Asus VS24. It is possible that they do not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
0.3" smaller screen size Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a screen size of 23.8"", whereas the Asus VS24 and the NEC MultiSync P241 are both 24.1"" PC monitors (0.3" bigger) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 24"" PC monitor (0.2" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a display diagonal of 60.5cmcm, whereas the Asus VS24 is a 61.13cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.63cm bigger) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.46cm bigger).
110 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), whereas the Asus VS24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter) and the NEC MultiSync P241 is a 360 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (110 cd/m² brighter).
0.21W higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a power consumption when off of 0.45WW, however the Asus VS24 is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 0.24WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.21W lower).
$16 more expensive
The Acer G247HYL is more expensive than the Asus VS24 by $16 and more expensive than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by $5.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 6 shops sells the Acer G247HYL, but 9 stores sell the Asus VS24. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Four months older
The Acer G247HYL is older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by four months.
6 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VS24 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², but the Acer G247HYL and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer) and the NEC MultiSync P241 is a 360 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (60 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The Asus VS24 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Acer G247HYL (8msms), 2ms faster than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (8msms) and 3ms faster than the NEC MultiSync P241 (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One less DVI-D port Edit
The number of DVI-D ports on the Asus VS24 is one, but the NEC MultiSync P241 only has two DVI-D ports. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI-D ports on the Acer G247HYL or the HP EliteDisplay E242. It is possible that they do not have any DVI-D ports.

Significantly higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VS24 has a power consumption when off of 0.5WW, whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 0.45WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 0.24WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.26W lower).
Heavier Edit
The Asus VS24 is a 6.1kgg weight PC monitor. That's 3.5g heavier than the Acer G247HYL (7.6kgg), 1.9g heavier than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (7.6kgg) and 1.5g lighter than the NEC MultiSync P241 (7.6kgg).
Over two years older
The Asus VS24 is older than the Acer G247HYL by 22 months, older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by two years and older than the NEC MultiSync P241 by two months.
10 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller screen size Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a screen size of 24"", whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 23.8"" PC monitor (0.2" smaller) and the Asus VS24 and the NEC MultiSync P241 are both 24.1"" PC monitors (0.1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

0.17cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm, whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 60.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.46cm smaller) and the Asus VS24 is a 61.13cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.17cm bigger).
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the Acer G247HYL), whereas the Asus VS24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter) and the NEC MultiSync P241 is a 360 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (110 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer G247HYL (8msms), 2ms slower than the Asus VS24 (8msms) and 1ms faster than the NEC MultiSync P241 (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a three USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P241 only has five USB 2.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 2.0 ports on the Acer G247HYL or the Asus VS24. It is possible that they do not have any USB 2.0 ports.

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the HP EliteDisplay E242 is two, but the NEC MultiSync P241 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Acer G247HYL or the Asus VS24. It is possible that they do not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

1kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has an annual energy consumption of 30kWhkWh, however the Acer G247HYL is a 29kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (1kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.6g heavier than the Acer G247HYL (7.6kgg), 1.9g lighter than the Asus VS24 (7.6kgg) and 3.4g lighter than the NEC MultiSync P241 (7.6kgg).
$10 more expensive
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is more expensive than the Asus VS24 by $10.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 sellers sells the HP EliteDisplay E242, but 6 stores sell the Acer G247HYL and 9 stores sell the Asus VS24. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons Against
A lot slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 has a response time of 8msms, however the Acer G247HYL is a 4msms response time PC monitor (4ms faster), the Asus VS24 is a 5msms response time PC monitor (3ms faster) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Significantly heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync P241 has a weight of 7.6kgg, whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 2.6kgg weight PC monitor (5g lighter), the Asus VS24 is a 6.1kgg weight PC monitor (1.5g lighter) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor (3.4g lighter).
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Older by over two years
The NEC MultiSync P241 is 20 months older than the Acer G247HYL and two years older than the HP EliteDisplay E242.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 39.11
Purchase price $ 119.99
Total cost of ownership $ 159.10
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 39.11
Purchase price $ 130.00
Total cost of ownership $ 169.11
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Electricity cost - standby $ -
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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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 and grow them for 10 years.
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 and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
23.8" 24.1"
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24" 24.1"
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Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
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 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
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 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
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 LED
 LCD
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 LED
 LCD
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
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Backlight Type
 CCFL
 CCFL
 CCFL
 CCFL
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
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Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 61 50 - 60 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 30 - 80 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.270 x 0.270
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
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 1000:1
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Display Diagonal
60.5cm 61.13cm
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60.96cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 360 cd/m²
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Response Time
4ms
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5ms 7ms 8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
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 16:9
 16:10
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 16:9
 16:10
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Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
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DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3 5
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HDMI Port
1 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1 1
DVI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2 5
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USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm 150mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 20 - -5 -5 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W 0.5W 0.24W
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Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
25W
BEST
30W 30W 95W
Standby Power Consumption
0.49W
BEST
0.5W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
29kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 38W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 95 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80 30 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
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 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
 Rohs
 Rohs
 Rohs
BEST
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
2.9kg
BEST
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 437mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 174mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 637mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg 6.2kg 10.8kg
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Height With Stand
407mm
BEST
440.9mm 519mm 528.3mm
Depth With Stand
185mm
BEST
205.5mm 189mm 228.6mm
Width With Stand
540mm
BEST
561.6mm 562.2mm 556mm
Weight
2.6kg
BEST
6.1kg 4.2kg 7.6kg
Height
325mm 534.5mm 377.4mm 363.2mm
Depth
41.7mm 224.8mm 50mm 83.8mm
Width
540mm 561.6mm 562.2mm 556.3mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 USB
 DisplayPort
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 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 USB
 DisplayPort
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 USB
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 USB
 DisplayPort
BEST
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