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NEC MD302C4

67

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NEC MD302C4

$2,999.00
NEC MD302
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A good spec but only average value for money 3280 x 2048 pixels resolution PC screen, with average running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals around
30" 3280 X 2048 Pixels No 15ms Oct 2014
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NEC MD302 Review

With very good features, we have scored the NEC MD302 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$360 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $360 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3280 x 2048 pixels resolution
Out-of-the-box calibration to the DICOM grayscale display function for luminance
Integrated two-port USB 2.0 hub easily connects you to your peripherals
Includes gammacompmd QA software for worry-free calibration and conformance testing to the DICOM standard
FDA 510(k) clearance
Slower than average response time
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

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NEC MD302 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,999.00 it is more expensive than 99% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MD302 has an average running cost of $360 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The NEC MD302's display diagonal of 30" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 10% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3280 X 2048 Pixels Resolution

The NEC MD302 has a maximum display resolution of 3280 x 2048 pixels. That's over three times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The NEC MD302's response time of 15ms is in the slowest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The NEC MD302's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 88% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens 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)

The NEC MD302 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The NEC MD302's vertical viewing angle of 170° is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 40% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC MD302's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 71% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC MD302 is more than most flatpanel monitors. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this NEC flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display md302c4, nec e3necmd302c4, nec 2560x1600, nec 340cdm2

Barcodes:

0000008.06E+11, 00066226777560, 0008.05736E+11, 00805736051230, 00841434195319, 05028695110922

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