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Acer 196HQL
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Acer 196HQL PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 100000000:1 LED Jan 2013
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The 1366 x 768 resolution of this LED monitor delivers excellent detail, making it perfect for advanced HD productivity and multimedia applications. LED monitors also consume less power and last... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors had good picture quality. Batman wrote on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.

Good Product Quality

One person who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago Batman wrote in their review on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.

Good Brand

Small monitors manufactured by Acer have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just small monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on small monitors that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price], or the Samsung LS19C20[plb_2185002_price].

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer 196HQL is more than most small monitors that have been available for more than two years. This PC screen has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cable included "AC" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Light

At only 2.3 kilograms, the Acer 196HQL is quite light compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 196HQL. The lightest flatpanel monitor of a comparable type and age to the 196HQL is 3.3g weight, the heaviest is 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most PC displays of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker. The Acer 196HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the AOC E960[plb_1520024_price]; or the AOC E2060[plb_1528489_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer 196HQL does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 196HQL also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer 196HQL is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 196HQL are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 196HQL, the Acer 196HQL does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer 196HQL has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The best display resolution of all PC monitors of this age and type is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 196HQL is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 65 degrees, the Acer 196HQL has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 90 degrees, the Acer 196HQL has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago. Across all the PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 196HQL the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Acer 196HQL has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The average display brightness of PC screens of this age and type is 250 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 180 cd/m² to 450 cd/m².

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Very High Power Consumption When Off

With a power consumption when off of 3.5 Watts, the Acer 196HQL's power consumption when off is one of the highest amongst PC displays of this type and age. The average power consumption when off of PC screens of this age and spec is 0.53W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.1W to 5W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer 196HQL

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.

Specification

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3D Compatible
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Power
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AC Input Voltage
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Cable Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $18.50
Electricity cost when on standby $2.11
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Total running cost over 5 years $20.61
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer 196HQLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers umxg6ee004, apple v196, apple v196h, apple v196hq, apple v196hql, apple v196hqla, apple v196hqlab, acer umxg6ee004
Barcodes 04712196090982, 04712196571009, 04712196625047
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