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NEC PA242W

NEC PA242W
alaScore 91

14 reviews

Jul, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of NEC PA242W. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, 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 NEC PA242W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK

 

The NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK 24-inch professional grade monitor is a top performer that's loaded with features and settings options.

Excellent color and grayscale performance. Tons of image settings. Built-in keyboard switch

Expensive. Bulky cabinet. Does not support USB 3.0

NEC's PA series of MultiSync monitors have garnered quite a few Editors' Choice awards over the years, and for good reason; these pricey displays typically deliver the color accuracy and grayscale performance that artists, photographers, and other...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Heinonen (anandtech.com)

NEC PA242W Monitor Review

 

Updated 10/2/2013: Review has been updated to correct an issue with the non-SpectraView data. Please review the sRGB and AdobeRGB pages again if you have read this article before as they have been updated. The conclusions have been updated to match...

When I revamped the monitor testing system, displays like the NEC PA242W were the reason why. The fact is that almost any monitor that is reasonably well designed can perform well after a calibration the way most people review. If you really want to...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: daniel m. east (layersmagazine.com)

NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK

 

With its 1920×1200 resolution, this 24″ AH-IPS 10-bit LCD screen provides you with enough brightness and contrast options to be accurate with anything from photos to videos to graphic design. It's worth mentioning that NEC includes a wide variety of...

Screen clarity; viewing angles; broad-spectrum color

Calibration

Another nice feature is the inclusion of a built-in USB hub with DisplaySync Pro, allowing the control of two computers with one keyboard and mouse. Add to that the rotating positioning, Picture-in-Picture abilities, and even more viewing options and...

May, 2014

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (itreviews.co.uk)

NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK

 

The NEC MultiSync PA242W-BK 24-inch professional grade monitor is a top performer that's loaded with features and settings options.

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Display

DDC/CI: Yes
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Screen shape:Flat

Ergonomics

VESA mounting: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Built-in USB hub: Yes
Number of upstream ports:2
USB hub version:USB 2.0
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:3 / 5