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NEC MultiSync MD242C2

68

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NEC MultiSync MD242C2

NEC MultiSync MD242C2
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A good spec and economical to run 24" PC monitor
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No 8ms May 2014
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NEC MultiSync MD242C2 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the NEC MultiSync MD242C2 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Out-of-the-box calibration to the DICOM grayscale display function for luminance
Uniformity control provides accurate imaging across the screen
Integrated three-port USB 2.0 hub with displaysync pro easily shares your keyboard & mouse between two computer
Quick QA feature for easy DICOM conformance check
Includes gammacompmd QA software for worry-free calibration and conformance testing to the DICOM standard
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

NEC MultiSync MD242C2 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MultiSync MD242C2 is $62, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MultiSync MD242C2 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The MultiSync MD242C2's display diagonal of 24" is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 42% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the MultiSync MD242C2 of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 10% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the MultiSync MD242C2 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the MultiSync MD242C2 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 73% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the MultiSync MD242C2 of 178° is in the widest 33% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync MD242C2's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 34% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic md242c2, nec 360cdm2, nec md242c2

Barcodes:

00000011068813, 00012301169065, 00805736046250, 00805736046267, 05028695109834, 08057360462506, 08057360462674

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