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Acer 196L PC Monitor

19" 1280 X 1024 100000000:1 LED Mar 2013
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9 Reasons For

Acer PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Small monitors built by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just small monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this spec and age.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think a cheaper PC screen such as the Hanns.G HX194[plb_2199362_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price] are also worth considering.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

Across all the small monitors that are a comparable age to the 196L the maximum height adjustments range from 50mm to 350mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 120mm. When compared to other small monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Acer 196L's maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters is one of the highest.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The Acer 196L has one of the bigger viewable heights (301 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. The average viewable height of small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 196L is 260mm.

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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Not Supported HD Type

This LCD screen has a Not supported HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Shallow

At only 50.8 millimeters, the Acer 196L is fairly shallow compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 196L. Across all the small monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 196L the depths range from 2.7mm to 460mm, and the average depth is 97mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 196L have screen sizes of between 8.9cm and 440cm. With a display diagonal of 48.3 centimeters, the Acer 196L has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst small monitors of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 196L does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of this age and type also do not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Hanns.G HX194[plb_2199362_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 196L, the Acer 196L does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer 196L is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 196L are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 196L does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays that have been around for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 1 Watt, the Acer 196L has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst small monitors of this age. The lowest RMS rated audio power of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 196L is 0.5W, the highest is 10W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 2.7W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer 196L

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over three years ago.

Average Width

With a width of 406 millimeters, the Acer 196L has a pretty average width compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

Alternative PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Benq BL912[plb_1728633_price] (416mm).

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Hal
Hal would recommend the Acer V196L

Wish Acer still made this monitor. Much easier to use as a dual monitor versus trying to use the wide sreen monitors side by side. Dual monitors are much easier to navigate between multiple... Read more…

Easy To Use
Great picture quality
Sharp And Bright
Small Footprint
Easy To Set Up

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $19.52
Electricity cost when on standby $2.11
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Total running cost over 5 years $21.63
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 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 acer b196, acer v196, acer b196l, acer v196l, acer 100m1, acer b196ly, acer v196lb, acer b196lw, acer 250cdm2, acer v196lbd, acer b196lwm, acer b196lym, acer v196lbm, acer b196lwmd, acer b196lymd, acer v196lbmd, acer inc v196, acer 1280x1024, acer inc v196l, acer b196lwmdr, acer b196lymdr, acer umcv6aa006, acer umcb6aaa02, acer umcv6aa007, acer umcb6ee012, acer umcb6aa001, acer umcb6ee005, acer umcv6aa005, acer umcv6ee017, acer america b196
Barcodes 00012303908327, 00012304086222, 00012304217138, 00014445256335, 00021111216364, 00712196654924, 00738878239078, 00807320196815, 00809392590133, 00887899122453, 00887899393242, 00887899393259, 00887899395710, 00887988127772, 00888863888870, 04053162537033, 04053162537064, 04712196640477, 04712196640880, 04712196640927, 04712196640934, 04712196640965, 04712196640972, 04712196654924, 04712196655006, 04717276632632, 08878993932422, 08878993932590, 08878993957104

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