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LG 23CAT42

LG 23CAT42KB PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jun 2013
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
LG IPS monitors deliver all-around quality, colors, picture quality and wide viewing angles. The technology was developed to address limitations in these areas among standard LED screens.-... More
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10 Reasons For

Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The LG 23CAT42 has more USB Type-A downstream ports than most of the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 23CAT42. Most of the PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 23CAT42 only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, however this PC monitor has six USB Type-A downstream ports.

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LG LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the 34UM65[pl_2272549_price], and the 27MB85[pl_2256104_price] both from LG or the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The 23CAT42 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the 23CAT42 do not have a built-in speaker.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The 23CAT42 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the LCD screens of this age and type. Most of the LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 23CAT42 only have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, however this LCD screen has six USB 2.0 ports.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The 23CAT42 has one of the bigger internal memory (1,024 megabyte) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the internal memory range from 16MB to 2.1GB, and the average internal memory is 780MB.

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Light

The 23CAT42 is one of the lighter PC screens of this age and type (only 3.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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Short

With a height of only 332 millimeters, the 23CAT42 is quite short compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 23CAT42. The heights of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 23CAT42 range from 30mm to 4,800mm.

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Very Shallow

The 23CAT42 is quite shallow (only 47 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. The depths of PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 6.1mm to 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 23CAT42 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the 23CAT42 are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of this type and age, the LG 23CAT42 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the 272P4QPJKEB[pl_2997140_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 23CAT42 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 23CAT42 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 23CAT42 the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the 23CAT42 has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the 23CAT42 has one of the slower response times amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 23CAT42

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this PC display was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Width

At 544 millimeters, the 23CAT42 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the 23CAT42.

LCD screens with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price] (544mm).

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Electricity cost when switched on $29.76
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Total running cost over 5 years $29.76
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 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 23cat42, 23cat42k, lg 19x10, 23cat42kd, lg 23cat42, lg 23cat42k, lg 23cat42kb
Barcodes 08806084237835
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