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Acer 276HUL PC Monitor

27" 100000000:1 LCD Dec 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,506 expert and user reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC displays. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 276HUL has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC M2752[plb_1474173_price].

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 276HUL is 50° and the widest is 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer 276HUL has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst PC screens of this age.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer 276HUL has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 276HUL. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 276HUL range from 60° to 180°.

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Two DisplayPorts

The Acer 276HUL is a two DisplayPort flatpanel monitor.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer 276HUL which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer 276HUL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer 276HUL has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 276HUL. The average display brightness of similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 276HUL is 290 cd/m².

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 276HUL the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm. At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer 276HUL has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 276HUL.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer 276HUL is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 276HUL the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Has Five Cables Included

The Acer 276HUL has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Acer 276HUL is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the 276HUL have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Acer 276HUL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 276HUL do not have a built-in camera. The Acer 276HUL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the 231C5[pl_1599727_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 276HUL does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC screen and we think the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer 276HUL which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Acer 276HUL has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 276HUL. PC displays that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.3W.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 276HUL is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At 6 milliseconds, the Acer 276HUL has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The Acer 276HUL is quite heavy (6 kilograms) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 276HUL. The lightest comparable spec LCD screen that was released around the same time as the 276HUL is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 66 kilowatt hours, the Acer 276HUL has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 276HUL have annual energy consumptions of between 0.02kWh and 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 260kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer 276HUL

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over three years.

LCD Display Type

The Acer 276HUL has a better display type than most PC displays of a similar age and type to it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display and we think the Eizo Flexscan EV2336W[plb_1716850_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Width With Stand
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Content
Cable Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 October 2014 by P. Edgecombe
(Verified Purchase)

Easy set up and superb picture- very happy...

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Electricity cost when switched on $40.67
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $42.98
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b276hu, b276hul, b276hula, b276hulay, b276hulaym, b276hulaymi, b276hulaymii, b276hulaymiid, b276hulaymiidp, b276hulaymiidpr, b276hulaymiidprz
Barcodes 00887899261404, 04053162537187, 04713147029266, 08878992614046

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