The MultiSync E585 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the MultiSync E585.
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.
Very Low Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
The average power consumption in power save mode of TVs that are a comparable age to the MultiSync E585 is 34W, and the power consumptions in power save mode range from 0.5W to 44W. At only 0.5 Watts, the MultiSync E585 has a fairly low power consumption in power save mode compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the MultiSync E585.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The MultiSync E585 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync E585 do support smart TV features.
It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE55H6800[plb_2465825_price] or the KDL-55W808[pl_1609369_price], or the KDL-65W859[pl_2806949_price] both from Sony.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have a WiFi connection, however the MultiSync E585 does not have a WiFi connection.
We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the KDL-55W808[pl_1609369_price], or the KDL-65W859[pl_2806949_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE55H6800[plb_2465825_price].
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the NEC MultiSync E585 is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the KDL-55W808[pl_1609369_price], or the KDL-65W859[pl_2806949_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE55H6800[plb_2465825_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most large TVs that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync E585 do not have a built-in camera. The MultiSync E585 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
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Very Slow Refresh Rate
Across all the comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the MultiSync E585 the refresh rates range from 60Hz to 400Hz. At only 60 hertz, the MultiSync E585 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the MultiSync E585.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The MultiSync E585 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the MultiSync E585 also do not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of large TVs that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync E585 is 21W. When compared to other large TVs that were released around the same time as the MultiSync E585 that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the NEC MultiSync E585's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.
The MultiSync E585 is fairly heavy (21.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The lightest similar spec television that has been around for around the same time as the MultiSync E585 is 5.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg.
Very Slow Response Time
With a response time of 9.5 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync E585 has one of the slower response times amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The response times of TVs of this type and age range from 6ms to 9.5ms, and the average response time is 7.9ms.
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Released Over a Year Ago
NEC released the MultiSync E585 over a year ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
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1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
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Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
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400 x 400
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0 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 85
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 30 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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