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NEC PA242W

NEC PA242W
alaScore 90

14 reviews

Nov, 2017

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 90/100 = 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...

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

Certificates

Certification:C-tick; CCC; CE; ErP; FCC Class B; ISO 9241-307 (pixel failure class I); MPR II/ MPR III; PCBC/B-mark; PCT/Gost; PSB; RoHS; TCO 6.0; TÜV Ergonomics; TÜV GS; UL/C-UL or CSA

Design

Color of product:Black / White
Feet color:Black / White
Feet colour:Black / White

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Backlight type:RGB-LED
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
DDC/CI:Y
Digital horizontal frequency:31.5 - 91.1
Digital vertical frequency:50 - 85
Display:LED
Display brightness:340
Display Diagonal:24 / 24.1
Display Diagonal (metric):24 / 24.1
Display number of colors:1.073 billion colours / 1070
Display Resolution:1920 x 1200
Display scan frequency (horizontal):31.5 - 93.8
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Technology:AH-IPS / IPS
HDCP:No / Yes
Horizontal scan range:31.5 - 93.8
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Pixel Pitch:0.0106 x 0.0106
Response Time:8
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) / 720 x 400, 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1200 x 1920, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA) / 720 x 400, 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080p, 480p, 576p, 720p
Vertical scan range:50 - 85
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:54
Energy efficiency compliance:C / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):56
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.2 / 2
Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):37 / 56
Power Management: Yes

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Height adjustment: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Pivot: Yes
Pivot angle:0 - 90
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Rotating: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Swivel angle range:-45 - 45
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 30
Tilt angle range:-5 - 30
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100 / 100 x 100,200 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 480000
Operating altitude:0 - 78740.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 85
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Other Features

Consumption (economy mode):28
Power consumption (economy mode):28
Power cord included: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:DisplayPort, DVI, USB / DVI, Mini DisplayPort
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User Guide on CD-ROM: Yes

Performance

Windows operating systems supported:Windows 8

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of upstream ports:2
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:54
Energy efficiency class:C
Power consumption (max):56
Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):37
Power Management:Y

Technical Details

ECO mode: Yes
Light sensor: Yes

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel width (bottom):0.717
Bezel width (side):0.717
Bezel width (top):0.717
Depth:3.3 / 3.35
Depth (with stand):8.98 / 9.02
Height:14.3
Height (with stand):14.9 / 20.8
Weight:16.3
Weight with stand:23.4
Width:21.9
Width (with stand):21.9