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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi

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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi

$379.97
NEC MultiSync EA294WMi
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An award winning and cheap 29" PC display, with very good features and very low running costs
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NEC Monitor MultiSync EA294WMi-BK 29.1" LED LCD Monitor - 21:9 - 6 ms - Adjustable Monitor Angle - 2560 x 1080 - 16.7 Million Colors - 300 Nit - 1,000:1 - DVI - HDMI - VGA - MonitorPort - USB - 50 W - TCO Certified Monitors 5.1, EPEAT Gold, RoHS
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NEC Display MultiSync EA294WMi-BK 29.1 LED LCD Monitor - 21:9 - 6 ms
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Refurbished - NEC Monitor MultiSync EA294WMi-BK 29.1" LED LCD Monitor - 21:9 - 6 ms - Adjustable Monitor Angle - 2560 x 1080 - 16.7 Million Colors - 300 Nit - 1,000:1 - DVI - HDMI - VGA - (Certified Refurbished)
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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi number 249 across all PC monitors.
93
Reviews
15 Reviews + 1 Award
88
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$45 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 15 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of $45 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The MultiSync EA294WMi has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Ergonomic adjustable stand, including height-adjust (130mm), pivot, tilt and swivel capabilities, adds flexibility and comfort to your viewing preferences
6-input connectivity, including displayport, HDMI, DVI-D single-link, DVI-D dual link and VGA inputs
Touch-sensitive OSD controls are integrated into the bezel, making display adjustments easier than ever
Human and ambient light sensors automatically detect your work conditions to determine the proper display brightness, thereby conserving power
ECO mode allows for up to 56% more power conservation (vs. typical power settings), reducing your energy costs
ENERGY STAR 5.0 and TCO 5.1
EPEAT gold compliance

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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 66% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $379.97 it looks like great value for money overall.

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We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi of £249.00 ($249.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $130.97.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the MultiSync EA294WMi is $45 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The MultiSync EA294WMi's display diagonal of 29" is in the biggest 11% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 18% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The MultiSync EA294WMi's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 26% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 66% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync EA294WMi's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 65% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync EA294WMi has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync EA294WMi has an ECO mode. 93% of PC displays do not have an ECO mode.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the NEC MultiSync EA294WMi which has five USB 2.0 ports.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync EA294WMi is wall mountable, unlike 92% of LCD screens which are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec deutschland gmbh ea294wmi, 60003417 ea294wmib, nec ea294wmiled, nec ea294wmib, nec 2560x1080, nec 993pzs00, nec 993nzs00, nec 300cdm2, ea294wmibk

Barcodes:

00000060003417, 00013686011185, 00163121156091, 00805736044508, 04053162535923, 04053162535930, 04055895271017, 05028651095829, 05028695109575, 05028695109582, 05053959395135, 05054484241706, 05054629178164, 08057360445080

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