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Acer 196HQL PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 100000000:1 LED Feb 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
The 1366 x 768 resolution of this LED monitor delivers excellent detail, making it perfect for advanced HD productivity and multimedia applications. LED monitors also consume less power and last... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors had good picture quality. Batman wrote on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.

Good Product Quality

One person who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago Batman wrote in their review on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 3,487 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its LCD screens. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its small monitors compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to it.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 196L[pl_1960413_price], or the V196HQL[pl_3049274_price] both from Acer or the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price].

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer 196HQL is more than most small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Short

Across all the small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 196HQL the heights range from 5mm to 560mm. The Acer 196HQL is quite short (only 275.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the Acer 196HQL is quite light compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Across all the small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 196HQL the weights range from 2.9g to 19kg.

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Very Shallow

The shallowest small monitor that has been around for around the same time as the 196HQL is 2.7mm deep, the deepest is 460mm, and the average depth is 96mm. The Acer 196HQL is quite shallow (only 33.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 196HQL does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 196HQL also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 196HQL, the Acer 196HQL is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 196HQL, the Acer 196HQL does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 196HQL, the Acer 196HQL does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer 196HQL is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. The display resolution of all PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 196HQL ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer 196HQL has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 65 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 196HQL is 40° and the widest is 180°.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer 196HQL has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 90 degrees) amongst small monitors of this age. PC displays of this type and age have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Acer 196HQL has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 196HQL. The display brightness of small monitors that were released around the same time as the 196HQL range from 180 cd/m² to 450 cd/m².

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer 196HQL

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the 196HQL over four years ago.

Average Width

At 444.4 millimeters, the Acer 196HQL has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the 196HQL.

Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the HP Compaq LA1905wg[plb_1479492_price] (445mm).

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Stand-By LED
Power LED
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
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Height (with Stand)
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Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Manual

Brochures and Manuals

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Electricity cost when switched on $14.21
Electricity cost when on standby $20.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $34.63
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer 196HQLuses 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 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00616268710911, 00722550158795, 04712196090982, 04712196571009, 04712196625047, 08944467102650
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