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NEC AccuSync AS242

71

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NEC AccuSync AS242

$278.15
NEC AccuSync AS242
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A stunningly economical to run and good spec 24" flatpanel monitor, but representing only middle of the road value for money
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Nov 2014 A
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NEC AccuSync AS242 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC AccuSync AS242 as follows:
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$22 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only $22 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an ECO mode
Ambix dual-input technology allows for digital/analog compatibility with upgraded video cards and software as well as connection to two systems
Rapid response technology delivers virtually uninterrupted, undistorted viewing of high-speed, full-motion video
ECO mode function helps save power, reduce heat and extend the life of the display by allowing you to dim the backlight
Carbon footprint meter helps track and calculate the reduction of green gas emissions
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

NEC AccuSync AS242 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $278.15 it is more expensive than 59% of PC monitors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC AccuSync AS242 of £163.58 ($163.58) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $114.57.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The AccuSync AS242 is one of the most economic to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the AccuSync AS242 is only $22.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays.

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Average Display Diagonal

The NEC AccuSync AS242's display diagonal of 24" is pretty average compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 42% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The AccuSync AS242's response time of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other PC screens. It is slower than 34% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The AccuSync AS242's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 88% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the AccuSync AS242 of only 170° is in the narrowest 23% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC AccuSync AS242 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 72% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The AccuSync AS242 has an ECO mode. 93% of PC displays do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec as242w

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04053162789586, 05028695111783

NEC AccuSync AS242

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