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Acer B246HL PC Monitor

$282.73
$165.99 $116.74 cheaper than 38 days ago
24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Apr 2014
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Find 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 and... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC monitors Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider including the LG 22MB65[plb_2245646_price] which is cheaper; or the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price], or the LG 23MB35[plb_2186225_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer B246 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec which do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Wortmann AG Terra 2230W[plb_1912525_price] which is cheaper; or the XB2783HSU[pl_1619965_price], or the B2481HS[pl_1464484_price] both from iiyama which has better reviews.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The Acer B246 has a fairly high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B246 the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most PC screens of this age and type have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the Acer B246 which has four USB 2.0 ports.

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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 LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the Acer B246 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. PC monitors of this type and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer B246 is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the B246. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the PC screens of this age and type the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh. At only 31 kilowatt hours, the Acer B246 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The Acer B246 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price], the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer B246 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the B246 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B246 do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer B246 is no exception to this as it too does 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 a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer B246 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the B246 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the B246 is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the Acer B246 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Acer B246 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer B246

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the B246.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of this age and type.

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Average Width

The Acer B246 has a pretty typical width (567 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B246.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 567mm wide PC monitors currently available including the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price], or the Packard Bell Viseo 243D[plb_1572095_price] which is cheaper.

If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the DELL S2440L[plb_1556120_price] (567.4mm) which is also cheaper.

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Integrated Card Reader
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Electricity cost when switched on $25.99
Electricity cost when on standby $2.13
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.12
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 acer b246, 1080x1920, code b246, code 100m1, acer 100m1, code b246h, umfb6ee031, umqb6eea05, acer b246w, acer b246h, apple b246, acer b246hq, code b246hl, acer b246wl, acer b246hl, apple b246h, acer b246hy, code b246hy, acer b246hyl, acer p168198, acer p190742, acer b246wly, code b246hyl, acer p241610, acer p228843, acer b246hly, acer b246hla, acer p241516, acer p179634, acer p190748
Barcodes 00779184246213, 00887899192920, 00887899906039, 00887899913631, 04053162537149, 04053162537231, 04053162538696, 04712196640781, 04712196649913, 04712196649937, 04712196649951, 04712196738839, 04712196738853, 04713147151837, 04713147358953, 04713147358977, 04713147686575, 04713147693375, 04713147881369, 04713392029776, 08878991929202, 08878999060396, 08878999136312

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