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Acer 42HQL

Acer 42HQL PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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4 Reasons For

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 224E5.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 42HQL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 42HQL.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Acer 42HQL has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that have been around for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC screens of this spec and age. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer 42HQL does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2215H.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 42HQL are not 3D compatible. The Acer 42HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 24MP47 ($256.00), or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 42HQL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 42HQL also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT ($599.00), or the DELL UP2715K ($1,730.64).

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer 42HQL

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor was released over a year ago.

Average Width

At 566 millimeters, the Acer 42HQL has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than a year.

Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Acer UM.UV6AA.C02 ($127.63) (566.4mm).

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.04
Electricity cost when on standby $2.02
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.06
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 42HQLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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 k242, acer k242h, acer 100m1, acer k242hq, acer p231026, acer p232119, acer 300cdm2, acer k242hql, acer k242hqlb, acer p231026p, acer p232119p, acer k242hqlc, acer k242hqlbb, acer k242hqlcb, acer 1920x1080, acer k242hqlbbi, acer k242hqlcbi, acer umux6eeb05, acer umux6eec01, acer umux6aab05, acer k242hqlbbid, acer k242hqlcbid
Barcodes 00888863214037, 04713147902095, 04713392069796, 05054629954010

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