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NEC AccuSync AS242 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 LED 571.4mm Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
The 24 NEC AccuSync AS242W, a widescreen monitor boasting tremendous value, enhances your desktop computing with full HD resolution and eco-friendly benefits. The LED backlighting of this monitor... More
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7 Reasons For

NEC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

NEC has excellent average ratings 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 PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], and the Acer G247H[plb_2383088_price] which is cheaper; or the iiyama GB2488HSU[plb_2185179_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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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 LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

At only 13 Watts, the AccuSync AS242 has a quite low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the AccuSync AS242 have power consumptions in economy mode of between 0.5W and 48W.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 110mm. At only 50.4 millimeters, the AccuSync AS242 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

At only 24 Watts, the AccuSync AS242 has a quite low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the AccuSync AS242. The maximum power consumptions of comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 29 kilowatt hours, the NEC AccuSync AS242 has a quite low annual energy consumption 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 this type and age the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 do not have a built-in speaker. The AccuSync AS242 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the Asus MX239H[plb_1525468_price] or the LG 22EB23TM[plb_1553983_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The AccuSync AS242 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Acer XB240H Abpr[plb_2719156_price], the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], or the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 do not have an integrated card reader. The NEC AccuSync AS242 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 monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 170 degrees, the AccuSync AS242 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the AccuSync AS242. The average horizontal viewing angle of similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the AccuSync AS242 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the AccuSync AS242 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the AccuSync AS242 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the AccuSync AS242.

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3 Other reasons to consider the NEC AccuSync AS242

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

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 a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Width

With a width of 571.4 millimeters, the AccuSync AS242 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 571.4mm wide PC monitors currently available that you might want to look at including the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $23.68
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $23.68
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the NEC AccuSync AS242uses 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 0.16 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 nec as242, nec as242w, nec p219786, nec as242wb, nec 250cdm2, nec as242wbk, nec p219786p, nec 1920x1080, support as242, support as242w
Barcodes 04053162789586, 05028695111783

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$ 139.99
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Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
300% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
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Acer GN246HL NEC AccuSync AS242
$ 182.99
Faster Response Time
A Lot Brighter Display Brightness
Shallower
32.2mm Shallower Depth With Stand
Energy Efficiency Rating is Inferior
20kWh Higher Annual Energy Consumption

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Samsung S24E390HL NEC AccuSync AS242
$ 130.95
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
1ms Faster Response Time
Four Months Newer
29.3mm Shallower Depth With Stand
28% Deeper
2% Taller Height With Stand
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