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NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM

NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM
alaScore 90

184 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 184 reviews of NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: NEC MultiSync EA241WM 24-Inch Monitor - BlackNEC MultiSync EA241WM 24-Inch Monitor - Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of NEC MultiSync EA221WM / EA241WM / EA261WM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design and size. The reliability and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, reliability, size, design

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: EA241WM-BK 24-Inch Wide LCD with DVI Speaker (Black)EA241WM-BK 24-Inch Wide LCD with DVI Speaker (Black)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Michael Brown (maximumpc.com)

NEC MultiSync EA241WM

 

NEC's EA241WM has a number of features that set it apart from the rest of the displays in this field: It's the only model to support a full complement of ergonomic features (tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment); it's the only model with an...

USB 2.0 hub; sturdy and adjustable; great thumb-stick constroller; no backlight contamination

Expensive; no HDMI port; poorly differentiates between black and dark shades of gray and colors

The EA241WM’s tiny thumb-stick controller is one of the best tools we’ve used for making minute adjustments to a display’s brightness and contrast levels. The NEC performed better than any of the other monitors in DisplayMate’s black-level test, with...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Tom Edwards (maximumpc.com)

NEC EA261WM

 

Our initial impression of NEC's widescreen 26-inch EA261WM LCD monitor was overwhelmingly positive, primarily due to the thought put into its ergonomics. What puzzles us most about monitor design is why—even with obscenely expensive panels—user comfort...

Great ergonomic options; eco friendly

Poor performance in grayscale testing

With its wealth of ergonomic adjustments, we could see the EA261WM being a hit in the workplace, particularly if you need to share what’s on your screen with people close to you; however, while the panel’s rich colors impressed us, we found its trouble...

Apr, 2009

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

NEC AS221WM

 

The NEC AS221WM is an affordable business display that delivers solid performance and is easy on your utility bill.

Affordable. Energy efficient. Good color and grayscale performance.

Relatively low resolution. No HDMI port. Short on features.

Conclusion The NEC AS221WM is a capable budget monitor that will help businesses cut costs across the board. It offers reasonably good color and grayscale performance and won't stress your electric bill, but it could stand to use additional features,...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Eric Franklin (cnet.com)

NEC MultiSync EA221WM-BK review

 

Wide-screen LCD monitors of the same dimensions can vary greatly in price and features, which makes comparison shopping a necessary step. For example, the Dell P2210 may be found online for $100 cheaper than the NEC MultiSync EA221WM (the subject of...

The NEC MultiSync EA221WM has full, four-way ergonomic support, good movie and game performance, and multiple USB ports. Also, it has a great lower-viewing angle and built-in speakers with a headphone jack.

The NEC MultiSync EA221WM has apparent backlight bleeding, no HDMI, and a fairly high asking price.

The NEC MultiSync EA221WM has a host of features and good overall performance for a fairly high price.

Jun, 2009

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

NEC EA261WM

 

The NEC EA261WM delivers rich colors and sharp text to business users who need to view multiple documents or windows at once, but it's lacking in grayscale performance.

Excellent small-text reproduction. Highly adjustable stand. Includes USB hub.

Expensive. Weak grayscale and vertical viewing angle performance. No HDMI port.

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May, 2009

Expert review by: John Breeden II (gcn.com)

GCN Lab Review: NEC MultiSync EA241WM LCD monitor

 

The $455 price tag is tempting for a 24-inch LCD, but you can get more quality for not much more money.

Fine images not uniform throughout screen, major light bleeding problems, poor display of both light and dark images

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Rich Lefko (mymac.com)

NEC – 26-inch Multisync EA261WM – Review

 

It's tough buying a monitor.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Matt Safford (computershopper.com)

NEC EA221WM

 

The NEC EA221WM performs quite well on the dark end of the gray scale, but its whites are oversaturated. And although features like excellent height and angle adjustment and USB ports are certainly welcome, they don't easily justify the premium price.

Good low-end grayscale performance; excellent adjustment options; four-port USB hub, headphone port

White levels oversaturated; noticeable backlight leak; expensive

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Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Ron LaFon (cadalyst.com)

NEC MultiSync EA261WM (First Look Review)

 

Wide-screen LCD monitor includes environment-friendly features.

NEC Display Solutions' new MultiSync EA261WM wide-screen LCD monitor, part of the company's EA (Enterprise Advanced) series, targets corporate, education, and government users. However, this 26" flat-panel display has features that make it a very good...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

Nec MultiSync EA241WM

 

The NEC MultiSync EA241WM is a great monitor. It is sturdy, highly adjustable and has full HD resolution. It has a great stand that will not buckle under pressure, and speakers that will help minimize the amount of hardware components sitting on your...

The stand will tilt almost any way you want it to and even allows for portrait mode

This monitor only has a 1000:1 contrast ratio

The monitor is average and has an enterprise look and feel to it, so if you want a highly adjustable monitor, pick one of these up.

Product Specifications

With its MultiSync EA series, NEC has developed desktop displays that combine cutting-edge technologies with dynamic design accents, giving you the ability to increase your productivity while adding a modern flair to your desktop. The 22" NEC MultiSync EA221WM, which touts flexibility for any number of applications and environments, meets the diverse needs of businesses of all kinds. With Ambix dual-input technology - which utilizes both DVI-D and traditional 15-pin VGA connectors - you can bridge the gap between analog and digital systems by allowing the same monitor to work seamlessly in either environment. Ambix provides compatibility with today's computer systems and is on the forefront of tomorrow's digital output.

Audio

Audio system:N

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Bandwidth

Monitor max. video input bandwidth:290

Barcode

Barcode Reader: Yes

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Cellular Phone

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Certificates

Certification:Microsoft Vista Premium / PEAT Silver; EPEAT Gold (black version); CE; TCO 03; TÜV Ergonomics; TÜV GS; GEEA/Energy Label; Energy Star; FCC (B); PCT/Gost; UL/C-UL or CSA; CCC; ISO 13406-2; MPR II/ MPR III / TCO, RoHS / TCO95; CE; TÜV-GS; MPR-III; FCC Class B; UL/C-UL; PCBC; GOST; ISO 9241-3/-7/-8; Energy Star / Windows Vista
Compliance industry standards:VESA DDC/CI; DDC2B/2Bi; EDID
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver / White

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.5in/10.6in/10.7in/8.7in
Height:15in/17.2in/17.3in/17.8in/6in
Weight:17.4lbs/23.1lbs/27.1lbs
Width:20in/22in/23.4in/3in

Display

3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Composite sync: Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:31.1 - 81.1 / 31.5 - 81.1 / 31.5 - 82.3
Digital vertical frequency:56 - 75
Display:CRT / LCD
Display brightness:250 / 400
Display Diagonal:22 / 24 / 26
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1200
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 115 / 30 - 82 / 31.1 - 81.1 / 31.5 - 81.1 / 31.5 - 82.3
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Technology:TN
HDCP:No / Yes
Horizontal scan range:30 - 115 / 30 - 82 / 31.5 - 81.1
Pixel Pitch:0.0106 x 0.0106 / 0.0110 x 0.0110 / 0.0111 x 0.0111 / 0.0115 x 0.0115 / 0.24
Response Time:5
Separate H/V sync: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
Surface treatment:OptiClear coating
Sync-on-green (SOG): Yes
Type:Display / CRT conventional - desktop
Vertical scan range:50 - 160 / 56 - 75 / 56 - 76
Viewable size diagonal:21.7
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 170 / 176 / 85
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 170 / 176 / 85

Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:22in/24in/26in/3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):55.9cm/61cm/66cm/8.9cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.27mm/0.282mm/0.292mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2/400cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+80 / -80/+88 / -88 / +85 / -85/170/176
Image Max V-View Angle:+80 / -80/+85 / -85/160/176
Interface:DVI/DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050/1920 x 1200
Response Time:5ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display
Widescreen:Widescreen

Display Resolution

Display Resolution:1920 x 1440

Energy Management

AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power consumption (standby):0.42 / 2 / 38
Power consumption (typical):24 / 26 / 52 / 59 / 71 / 99
Power Management:AC 100-120V / AC 220-240V

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Gold/EPEAT Silver

Ergonomics

Height adjustment:4.33 / No / Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100 / 100 x 100,200 x 100

GPS System

GPS Navigation: None

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:NEC Display Solutions/Symbol Technologies
Model:EA221WM/EA221WM-BK/EA241WM/EA241WM-BK/EA261WM-BK/MC70 Enterprise Digital Assistant
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC MultiSync/Symbol

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Stylus / Touch-screen/None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black
Compliant Standards:CCC / CE / CSA / cUL / DDC-2B / DDC-2Bi / DDC/CI / FCC Class B certified / GEEA / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / MPR III / PCT / RoHS / TCO '03 / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / UL / VESA EDID / TCO 03/DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DDC/CI / ISO 13406-2 / RoHS / VESA DPMS/DDC-2B / ISO 13406-2 / RoHS / VESA DPMS / WEEE/DDC-2B / ISO 13406-2 / RoHS / VESA DPMS / WEEE / Plug and Play / DDC/CI
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Cellular Enhancement Protocol:EDGE / GSM
Type:Wireless cellular modem

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
RMS rated power:1 / 2
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Type: None
Wireless Connectivity:Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g

Operational Conditions

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):3 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Phone Edition

Other Features

Display resolution at frequency:720 × 400 VGA\n640 × 480 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n800 × 600 / 56 Hz - 75 Hz\n832 × 624 / 75 Hz\n1024 × 768 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1152 × 864 / 75 Hz\n1152 × 870 / 75 Hz\n1280 × 960 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1280 × 1024 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1440 × 900 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1400 × 1050 / 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1680 × 1050 / 60 Hz / 720 × 400\n640 x 480 @ 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n800 x 600 @ 56 Hz - 75 Hz\n832 x 624 @ 75 Hz\n1024 x 768 @ 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1152 x 870 @ 75 Hz\n1280 x 1024 @ 60 Hz - 75 Hz\n1400 x 1050 @ 60 Hz\n1440 x 900 @ 60 Hz\n1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz\n1680 x 1050 @ 60 Hz\n1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Power Requirements:100-120 V/220-240 V; 1.25 A/0.65 A / AC 100-120V / AC 220-240V / AC 100-240 V ~ 50/60 Hz / AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Weight:66.1

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, Audio (3.5mm), DVI, USB, VGA / AC, Audio (3.5mm), VGA / VGA
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio Input: Yes
DVI port: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:15-pin mini D-Sub / DVI-D, VGA 15-pin D-Sub
Plug and Play: Yes
USB hub version:USB 2.0
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:1 / 5
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power consumption (standby):38
Power consumption (typical):24 / 52

Processor

Clock Speed:624MHz
Type:XScale PXA270

RAM

Installed Size:64MB

ROM

Installed Size:128MB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

System

Handheld Type:Data collection terminal

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel width (side):0.752
Depth:10.7 / 2.57 / 2.83 / 21.5 / 3.22 / 3.76 / 8.66
Depth (with stand):10.7 / 17.8 / 8.66 / 8.74
Dimensions (WxDxH):19.5 x 18.5 x 19.1
Height:10.7 / 13.1 / 13.5 / 15 / 15.4 / 17.2 / 17.8
Height (with stand):10.7 / 15 / 15.4 / 17.8
Weight:0.296 / 10.4 / 11 / 11.7 / 17.4 / 18.7 / 2.71 / 23.1 / 27.1 / 66.1
Weight with stand:0.437 / 11 / 16.5 / 17.4 / 27.3
Width:19.9 / 20 / 22 / 23.4
Width (with stand):19.9 / 20 / 23.4