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Acer B246 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Find the working angle that's perfect for you with a monitor that tilts, swivels, pivots and can be adjusted for height. The stand also has a magnetic area, perfect for holding paperclips and... More
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 3,487 expert and owner reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer B246 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the B246 which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper PC screens such as the Wortmann AG Terra 2230W, Greenline Plus[plb_1912525_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Hanns.G HS271[plb_2315339_price], or the Philips 241S6QYMB[plb_3027869_price].

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The Acer B246 has a quite high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the PC displays of a similar age and type to the B246 the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer B246 is a four USB 2.0 port PC display. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the B246 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer B246 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst LCD screens of this age. PC screens of this age and type have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Has Five Cables Included

The Acer B246 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this age and spec. This Acer PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the B246 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh. The Acer B246 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 31 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Acer B246 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the Acer B246 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the B246 do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer B246 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Acer B246 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. PC displays of this age and type have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the B246 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. The Acer B246 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of LCD screens of this spec and age is 280 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer B246 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer B246

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the B246.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer B246 has a better display type than most comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC displays that have been around for a similar time to it have an LED display type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available including a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price] or you might consider a higher scoring flatpanel monitor such as the HP ProDisplay P221[plb_1604027_price], or the Lenovo Tiny-in-One 23[plb_2671558_price].

If you are looking for a PC screen with a better display type then you might also want to consider the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED and cheaper), or the LG 24MP56[plb_2195715_price] (LED and cheaper); or the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

At 567 millimeters, the Acer B246 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the B246.

There are a number of alternative 567mm wide PC screens currently available which you might also want to look at including the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price] which is cheaper.

If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the DELL S2440L[plb_1556120_price] (567.4mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display Surface
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $25.48
Electricity cost when on standby $1.61
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.09
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0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 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 b246hy, b246wl, b246hl, b246hyl, b246wly, b246hyla, b246wlym, 1080x1920, code b246, acer b246, b246wlymd, code 100m1, acer 100m1, code b246h, acer b246h, umfb6ee031, b246wlymdp, umqb6eea05, acer b246w, apple b246, b246wlymdpr, acer b246wl, acer b246hq, acer b246hy, apple b246h, code b246hy, acer b246hl
Barcodes 00887899192920, 00887899906039, 00887899913631, 04053162537118, 04053162537149, 04053162537231, 04053162538696, 04054828654897, 04712196649869, 04712196649913, 04712196649937, 04712196649951, 04712196738839, 04712196738853, 04713147151837, 04713147358953, 04713147358977, 04713147686575, 04713147693375, 04713147881369, 04713392029776, 08878991929202, 08878999060396, 08878999136312

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