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NEC MultiSync EA234 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 25000:1 LED Jun 2013
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Features an extremely thin LED backlight panel with IPS technology which results in an ultra-modern and slim design in combination with a premium feature set for the corporate office use. Ambient... More
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16 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen received an expert rating of 80% from computertotaal.nl.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, MultiSync EA234 owners rated this PC display as superb. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 4% of all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type when ranked by average user review score.

NEC PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC PC monitors and also specifically for NEC medium monitors and found that in both cases NEC had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

Some NEC MultiSync EA234 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Eclipse said in their review in November “Brilliant Picture Quality” . Eclipse also wrote “The most important thing is picture quality”. Eclipse also mentioned “Picture quality is brilliant, light is even across the screen, colours are good”.

Good Picture Quality

Several people who bought this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality.

Good Environmental Credentials

Two customers reckoned that the product was good in terms of power usage. Suresh Chandra Gollapudi said “Excellent and energy efficient monitor!” in their NEC MultiSync EA234 review. Suresh Chandra Gollapudi also said “This one impressed me with it energy efficient features”.

Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that the NEC MultiSync EA234 had good features. Ken Salisbury wrote on Amazon “You'd have to pay a lot more to exceed the features here”.

Good Size

One person mentioned in their reviews that the NEC MultiSync EA234 was a good height. Eclipse mentioned this year “There is a fully height adjustable stand” in their NEC MultiSync EA234 review and scored it 5 stars.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a four USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the iiyama X2888HS which is cheaper; or the iiyama XB2780HSU, or the Samsung S24C570 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker, the MultiSync EA234 has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the AOC I2757F ($169.99), or the iiyama E2773HS which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Eizo Flexscan EV2336W.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the MultiSync EA234 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync EA234 is 170°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The NEC MultiSync EA234 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync EA234 range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 960|1400 x 900|1680 x 1056|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1360 x 768 (WXGA)|1366 х 768|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of this age and type.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

At only 27 Watts, the MultiSync EA234 has a quite low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync EA234. Medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the MultiSync EA234 have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync EA234 have annual energy consumptions of between 0.02kWh and 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 260kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 32 kilowatt hours, the NEC MultiSync EA234 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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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the MultiSync EA234, the MultiSync EA234 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Asus VG248QE ($204.99), the Benq XL2411 ($245.99), or the Philips 278G4DHSD which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The MultiSync EA234 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 231P4Q which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The NEC MultiSync EA234 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync EA234 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at include the U2713H ($682.40), or the U2413 ($450.99) both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

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

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The MultiSync EA234 is a one USB 2.0 port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync EA234 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The MultiSync EA234 has a quite low RMS rated audio power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync EA234. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync EA234 have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this NEC PC monitor. The cables included DisplayPort and USB are also found on this PC display.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Heavy

The NEC MultiSync EA234 is one of the heavier PC monitors of a similar type and age to the MultiSync EA234 (6.4 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average weight of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 4.9kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the NEC MultiSync EA234

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and type.

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Average Width

The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a pretty standard width (543.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.

LCD screens with a wider width that might be worth considering include the Philips 240S4 (555mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
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Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
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Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Technical Details
Light Sensor

Expert Reviews

(1)
3 February 2014

De NEC MultiSync E234WMi is een prima allroundbeeldscherm. Geschikt voor dagelijks gebruik op kantoor of thuis. Foto- en videobewerking zijn geen enkel probleem. Het scherm heeft bijna alle...

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Ergonomische functies
Milieuvriendelijk
Matowy ekran
Prijs
Geen usb 3.0
Wymaga kalibracji
(, ), sRGB 85.2 87.4 ( IPS, )

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 12 June 2016 by Eclipse
(Verified Purchase)

Needed an new monitor and the most important thing is picture quality. Did some research and found the NEC spectreview range, brilliant pictures but way above my budget. However decided the NEC... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Once I had gone out and bought an HDMI cable, this screen worked straight out of the box, and is capable of much more than I need. The ability to adjust its position in different directions is a... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Suresh Chandra Gollapudi
(Verified Purchase)

NEC displays usually are of high standard. I had seen many of them since 2005 at our workplace. But this one impressed me with it energy efficient features. It has human sensor which will either... Read more…

Reviewed 29 July 2015 by Ken Salisbury
(Verified Purchase)

This replaces another NEC that I've had for years and should last me a similar time, I hope. Great picture with a light ambient feature among other things. You'd have to pay a lot more to exceed... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2015 by Paul Anderson

Good product, arrived promptly.

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Electricity cost when switched on $27.48
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $29.85
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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

Barcodes 04053162536012, 05028695109940

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