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NEC SpectraView 232 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 LED 543.6mm Sep 2012
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The NEC SpectraView 232 is a high-end professional performance LCD monitor with LED backlighting for colour critical applications with outstanding features and benefits for best picture quality... More
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7 Reasons For

NEC Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

Medium monitors produced by NEC have excellent reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that NEC also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Two Upstream Ports

The NEC SpectraView 232 is a two upstream port PC monitor.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen 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 other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper PC screen such as the HP 2211[plb_1397010_price] or you might consider a better rated PC screen such as the Asus PB279[plb_2524515_price], or the Samsung S32D850T[plb_2346019_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the SpectraView 232 is 170°. The SpectraView 232 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the SpectraView 232.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the SpectraView 232 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the SpectraView 232 which has five USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The SpectraView 232 has one of the higher maximum height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The maximum height adjustments of LCD screens of this type and age range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has 1080i, 1080p and 720p video modes, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the SpectraView 232 do not have a built-in speaker. The SpectraView 232 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the XB2776QS[pl_1490325_price], or the XB3070WQS[pl_2403501_price] both from iiyama which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the SpectraView 232, the NEC SpectraView 232 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Samsung SMT-2232[plb_1414672_price] or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the SpectraView 232 do not have a built-in camera. The SpectraView 232 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips C272P4QPKEW[plb_3027868_price]; or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The NEC SpectraView 232 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SpectraView 232 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the U3014[pl_1655695_price] both from DELL or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price].

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Only 720 X 400 Graphics Resolution

The SpectraView 232 has a maximum resolution of 720 x 400. That's 72% less resolution than a 1280 x 800 flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the SpectraView 232 ranges from 320 x 240 to 4096 x 2160.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the SpectraView 232 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the SpectraView 232. The response times of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the SpectraView 232 range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Heavy

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the SpectraView 232 have weights of between 3g and 39kg. With a weight of 10.2 kilograms, the SpectraView 232 is one of the heaviest flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the SpectraView 232 amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the NEC SpectraView 232

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Width

The SpectraView 232 has a pretty typical width (543.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

PC displays with a wider width that might be worth considering include the Samsung SMT-2232[plb_1414672_price] (515mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
I/O Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
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Input Voltage
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Operational Conditions
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Certificates
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Electromagnetic Compatibility
Safety Certification
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Content
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Product Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $28.34
Electricity cost when on standby $4.68
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Total running cost over 5 years $33.02
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the NEC SpectraView 232uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec p152591, nec v823051, nec 60003161, nec p152591p, nec v823051c
Barcodes 04053162585225, 05028695109629, 05054629144053

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