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Acer B236HL
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Acer B236HL PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Jun 2013
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FlexibleFind the working angle that's perfect for you with a monitor that tilts, swivels, pivots and can be adjusted for height. The stand also has a magnetic area, perfect for holding paperclips... More
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Acer B236HL 23 IPS Monitor Unboxing

15 Reasons For

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Joe B mentioned on Amazon “Tilt adjustments which makes using these monitors very comfortable” in his review of this PC monitor. One Acer B236HL owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use.

Good Size

Some Acer B236HL owners who bought it thought it was a good height.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Last year Joe B said in his review of the Acer B236HL on Amazon “The one downside are the speakers on these monitors are quite quiet”.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned that it was good quality. Last year Apedup wrote on Amazon “It has a very handy height and tilt adjust feature and the over all picture quality is much better than most” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Acer B236HL considered that it had good picture quality.

Robust

One person concluded that the product was well made. Joe B mentioned on Amazon “If you are looking for a monitor with decent built in speakers then this might not be for you” and gave the Acer B236HL a rating of 5 stars.

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 3,506 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good ratings for its PC monitors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus PB238 ($209.73), or the Eizo ColorEdge CG276 which has better reviews; or the Asus VS239 ($125.99) which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer B236HL has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the B236HL which do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the iiyama E2482HS which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the LG 23MB35 ($148.99), or the Asus VX248 ($130.99) is also worth considering.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer B236HL has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the B236HL the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years is 170°. The Acer B236HL has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer B236HL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst LCD screens of this age. PC displays of a similar spec and age to the B236HL have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the B236HL is 110mm, and the depths range from 6.1mm to 810mm. At only 52 millimeters, the Acer B236HL is fairly shallow compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Short

With a height of only 325 millimeters, the Acer B236HL is fairly short compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 30mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Acer B236HL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer B236HL does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the B236HL also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer B236HL does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the B236HL also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer B236HL has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B236HL.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer B236HL

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the B236HL over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Width

At 544 millimeters, the Acer B236HL has a relatively average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

Other LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S23C200 (542.9mm) which is also cheaper.

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Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Joe B
(Verified Purchase)

I have been using 2 of these monitors for 3 months now and I have found them to be brilliant. There is a clear difference between these monitors and the lower priced acer ones. You get a lot of... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by ApedUp
(Verified Purchase)

I like this monitor, it has a very handy height and tilt adjust feature and the over all picture quality is much better than most. I upgraded from a tn panel to this IPS panel and is so much better.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $27.23
Electricity cost when on standby $2.13
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Total running cost over 5 years $29.36
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b236hl, b236hly, b236hlym, acer b236, b236hlymd, acer b236h, apple b236, umvb6aa001, b236hlymdr, acer 100m1, B236HLymdpr, acer b236hl, apple b236h, acer p174656, acer p165335, acer b236hly, apple b236hl, acer 250cdm2, acer p158183, acer p190817, acer p158183p, acer p190817p, warranty b236, acer p174656p, acer p165335p, acer b236hlym, acer 1920x1080, warranty b236h
Barcodes 00000100000000, 00319384680785, 00539788617600, 00887899173219, 04053162537248, 04712196641146, 04712196641184, 04713147176786, 08878991732192

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