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Acer K242HLA
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Acer K242HLA PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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Stunning performanceYou'll enjoy tasks and entertainment more on this LED-backlit display with the fine details which comes thanks to a Full HD resolution. The great sights are made even better by... More
$29.43 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Top Seller

The K242HLA is one the top selling flatpanel monitor currently on sale.

Good Brand

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

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to it.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include the Viewsonic VA2252Sm[plb_3034831_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer G227HQL[plb_2210646_price] which has better reviews.

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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 typical of many PC displays that came out more than a year ago.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the K242HLA is more than most PC screens of this age and spec. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Light

The lightest comparable spec flatpanel monitor that has been around for a similar time to the K242HLA is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg. With a weight of only 3.3 kilograms, the Acer K242HLA is one of the lighter PC screens of a comparable type and age to the K242HLA amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 1 millisecond, the K242HLA has a very fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the K242HLA. Across all the LCD screens of a similar type and age to the K242HLA the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The K242HLA does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the K242HLA.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at including the Hannspree HS246HFW[plb_2936513_price] or the Philips 246V5[plb_1499524_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The Acer K242HLA is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than a year, the Acer K242HLA is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The K242HLA does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the K242HLA also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

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

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of this age and type.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K242HLA have between one and three HDMI ports, including the K242HLA which has one HDMI port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer K242HLA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the K242HLA.

Average Width

The Acer K242HLA has a relatively standard width (567 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the K242HLA.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 567mm wide LCD screens currently available including the KA240HQ[pl_2903227_price], or the K242HQL[pl_2933769_price] both from Acer which has better reviews.

Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Acer V246HL[plb_2591112_price] (566.42mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 June 2015 by George L.
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Solid monitor and great value. Dad's very happy with it.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $27.91
Electricity cost when on standby $2.07
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Total running cost over 5 years $29.98
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 K242HLAuses 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 0.2 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

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Barcodes 04713147286263, 04713147286294, 04713392267529, 05054533596504, 05054629497753

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