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Acer AL2021MS

Acer AL2021MS
alaScore 84

63 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Acer AL2021MS. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Acer AL2021MS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Acer AL2021MS from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on

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This summary is based on the products: Acer AL1914ms 19" TFT LCD Monitor 12ms - Silver & Black with SpeakersAcer AL1914ms 19" TFT LCD Monitor 12ms - Silver & Black with Speakers

Jun, 2018


Expert review by : paul_smart (

Acer AL2021 Panel


Just six months ago I attached this unit to my main work PC, it is normally in use for around ten hours a day. It has also done stints on other systems and even connected to notebooks.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (



even bigger then I was expecting, resolution is great

Speakers are pretty weak, mine came with one dead pixel

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (

Just plain excellent


I haven't owned an LCD before, I have owned 2 19" CRTs and worked on 21" CRTs at work, and worked on a friend's 19" lcd and his new 24" lcd. This monitor in every way has met my expectations. Other than the possibility for higher resolutions on the...

very high brightness and contrast, excellent sharpness, great anti-glare surface

speakers very low power ; the button positions are a bit odd (on bottom)

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (

Nice Monitor


If it wasn't for the dead pixel I would rate this monitor a 5.

Can't beat the price. Sharp crisp picture Contrast and color are great. and the speakers are nice

1 Dead pixel - (at the top right I can live with it)

Mar, 2006

Product Specifications

The AL2021 is a professional solution integrating a high quality LCD-panel with a choice of the latest interface options for optimizing image performance and comfort needs. The digitally enabled 20" TFT is supported by a slim and compact design that provides the absolute ergonomics required for long-term performance with advanced productivity. Supporting a collaboration of innovative dual interface options, analog and digital for optimal office integration. The AL2021 is an ideal office solution, typically serving professionals and desktop power users with the objective of optimizing a long-term performance and maximizing the office space.

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Certification:UL, CUL, TUV/GS, T-mark, ISO 13406-2, CE, CB, TCO 03, FCC TCO 99


Color of product:Silver
Market positioning:Home & Office

Dimensions & Weight



Contrast ratio (typical):600:1 / 700:1
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:20
Display Resolution:1600 x 1200
Display scan frequency (horizontal):31 - 81 / 81
Horizontal scan range:31 - 81 / 81
Pixel Pitch:0.255
Response Time:16 / 25
Vertical scan range:56 - 75 / 75
Viewable size, horizontal:16.1
Viewable size, vertical:12
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:170

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:20in
Diagonal Size (metric):50.8cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.255mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:280cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:700:1
Image Max H-View Angle:178
Image Max V-View Angle:178
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200
Response Time:16ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):58
Power Management:On: 58W Off: 3W


Plug and Play: Yes
Swivel angle range:5
Tilt angle:20
Tilt angle range:20
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:DDC-2B / Plug and Play / TCO '99 / TCO 99


Audio system:2 x 2W / Internal speakers 2X2W

Other Features

Display video input type connector:Analog (D-sub), Digital (DVI-D)
Display viewable area (HxV):16.1 x 12
Display viewable area HxV:16.1 x 12
Security Features:Kensington lock-supported\n
Speakers and microphone:2 x 2W
Video in:Analog (D-sub), Digital (DVI-D)


Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):58
Power Management:On: 58W Off: 3W

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.3 / 7.76
Height:17.3 / 7.76