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HP Compaq W185

HP Compaq W185 PC Monitor

18" Sep 2013
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3 Reasons For

Easy to Use

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Cnet.com.au said on expert review site CNET.com.au “The end result is annoyance for the user as the buttons are harder to use than face-mounted one” but despite that they only scored this PC monitor 3 stars.

Nice Design

One HP Compaq W185 owner who purchased the HP Compaq W185 reckoned that it was a good design. Seven years ago expert website Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of the HP Compaq W185 “The aim is clearly for a clean design.”.

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

On average HP small monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC displays built by HP.

6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This PC display has an average expert rating of 60% based on two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com.au and Zdnet.com.au. The flatpanel monitor expert review sites don't rate this PC monitor that highly.

Poor Product Quality

One HP Compaq W185 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was not good quality. Cnet.com.au rated the HP Compaq W185 3 stars and mentioned on CNET.com.au “Poor text quality”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker. The HP Compaq W185 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The Compaq W185 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the Compaq W185 do not have a built-in camera. The Compaq W185 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The HP Compaq W185 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the Compaq W185 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Compaq W185

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

Specification

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Expert Reviews

(2)
1 October 2009

Its limitations mean that the only scenario we can recommend the w185 in is where you need a dirt cheap monitor for extremely basic use, like to throw in a server room. Otherwise if you're looking...

Low price
Limited adjustment
Poor viewing angles
Poor text quality
1 October 2009

Its limitations mean that the only scenario we can recommend the w185 in is where you need a dirt cheap monitor for extremely basic use, like to throw in a server room. Otherwise if you're looking...

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Barcodes 00000504000524, 07427456164149
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