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NEC MultiSync EX231W

NEC MultiSync EX231W
alaScore 89

43 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of NEC MultiSync EX231W. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the NEC MultiSync EX231W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for NEC MultiSync EX231W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of NEC MultiSync EX231W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: NEC Displays MultiSync EX231W 23 inch LCD TFT Monitor - White (1000:1, 250 cd/m2, 1920 x 1080, 5 ms, DVI-I/DisplayPort/USB)NEC Displays MultiSync EX231W 23 inch LCD TFT Monitor - White (1000:1, 250 cd/m2, 1920 x 1080, 5 ms, DVI-I/DisplayPort/USB)

Oct, 2018

APPROVED

Expert review by : Simon (overclockersonline.net)

NEC 23 Inch MultiSync EX231W

 

A good quality monitor is something you'll probably have longer than the life of your computer. I know my 24″ screen has survived two complete system upgrades. This makes it ever so important that the monitor you buy is one that meets your performance...

Slim and stylish: only 14.6mm thick ; Low power consumption ; Fully adjustable design: tilt, pivot, swivel, height adjustment

Touch sensitive power button not always as responsive as tactile in the dark

I had a great time working with the EX231W-BK over the past two months. While it provides full HD and superior picture quality for both in the office and at home, it brings to the table eco-friendly features we should all consider when picking...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Simon (ccereviews.com)

NEC 23 Inch MultiSync EX231W

 

A good quality monitor is something you'll probably have longer than the life of your computer. I know my 24″ screen has survived two complete system upgrades. This makes it ever so important that the monitor you buy is one that meets your performance...

Slim and stylish: only 14.6mm thick ; Low power consumption ; Fully adjustable design: tilt, pivot, swivel, height adjustment

Touch sensitive power button not always as responsive as tactile in the dark

I had a great time working with the EX231W-BK over the past two months. While it provides full HD and superior picture quality for both in the office and at home, it brings to the table eco-friendly features we should all consider when picking...

Jan, 2011

RECOMMENDED!

Expert review by : Michael Kwan (futurelooks)

NEC MultiSync EX231W 23 Inch LED LCD Monitor

 

Up until now, we've largely been looking at LCD monitors for the consumer segment here on Futurelooks. That's changing today. We recognize that many of our readers come from the ...

Fantastic metal construction for base and mounting arm ; Very thin bezel is great for multi-display arrays ; No shortage of green features and functions ; Bonus USB pass through at top of monitor

Only single USB port, no multi-port hub ; Physical power button/switch would be better ; Vividness of colors not as vibrant as other monitors

I must say that I am very impressed with the build quality on this monitor. This is probably because it is a business-class product and is built as such. The metal construction is very good and it's great to see that the display can be pivoted, tilted,...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

NEC MultiSync EX231W

 

This thin, LED backlit, TN-based 23in monitor is full of tricks, but does it have the image quality to match?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

NEC MultiSync EX231W review

 

We see many a cheap LCD panel in the PC Advisor lab, offering full-HD resolution for sometimes little over £100. So what's the point of spending almost three times that for a similar spec from a name brand?

Image quality is not quite up to NEC’s usual high standards, but build quality, style and control features may make up for that, to provide a lightweight but well-designed widescreen monitor for the modern office.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by (macworld.co.uk)

NEC MultiSync EX231W review

 

Designed more for an office environment where it will be on all day, the 23in NEC was expensive and had a poor display

On the test chart there’s a fine range of highlights, less so for shadows. The nail in the photographer’s coffin though is the colour gamut, which is significantly off from sRGB, offering a poor 90 per cent coverage, 70 per cent of AdobeRGB and 67 per...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

good value, not the best picture

 

We bought these as the standard monitor for work, not the best but definitely acceptable.

Excellent ergonomics (height, swivel, angle, and rotation) ; Don't have to stack the monitor on top of books or a monitor stand to get the appropriate height ; Cheap

Impossible to get the colors right, especially the lighter colors tend to look washed out ; Viewing angle drastically changes colors

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Screen

 

Used to connect to a Macbook pro. Connections very easy to access. Screen is crisp and sharp. Looks great

None

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

So-so

 

Ergonomically, this is a great monitor. Height adjustment, a sturdy stand, and touch controls. However, though the image is sharp, and the colors vibrant, this monitor loses two eggs because of the top-to-bottom viewing angle issues. I ordered two of...

Plenty of screen real estate ; Bright ; Good controls ; USB port ; Great stand (too many monitors' stands are flimsy these days) ; Ability to adjust monitor height ; Cable management attachments

Awful top-to-bottom viewing angle - there is a definite tone difference between the top and the bottom of the monitor. I ordered two of these - one for me and one for my wife - and they both suffer from the same thing

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

NEC Display Solutions EX231W-BK

 

Well, if this monitor were full price I would probably want to give it 4 1/2 eggs. However, at $179.00 it's a definite 5 egg deal. It's a great picture for a TN panel. No, it's not the very best picture available, but it might be the best monitor at...

I just ordered a second one if that tells you anything. Very nice picture. Nice size. Good quality build. Stand is very easy to adjust and get right. Just an all around excellent monitor for the price. Nice, thin bezel

Took some time to get the picture calibrated well. Menu buttons take some getting used to

Mar, 2012
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Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:CE; ERP; TCO 5.0; TÜV GS; FCC Class B; PCT/Gost; UL/C-UL / CSA; CCC; ISO 9241-307 (class I); MPR II/ MPR III / Energy Star 5.0\nRoHS / EPEAT Gold; CE; ErP; TCO 5.0; TÜV Ergonomics; TÜV GS; GEEA/Energy Label; Energy Star 5.0; FCC Class B; PCT/Gost; UL/C-UL or CSA; CCC; ISO 9241-307 (pixel failure class I); MPR II/ MPR III
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Color of product:Black / White

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Backlight type:W-LED
Composite sync: Yes
Contrast ratio (dynamic):25000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:31.5 - 82.3 / 31.5 - 83
Digital vertical frequency:56 - 75
Display:LED
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:23
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display scan frequency (horizontal):31.5 - 83
Display surface:Matt
Display Technology:TN
HD type:Full HD
HDCP: Yes
Horizontal scan range:31.5 - 83
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel Pitch:0.0106 x 0.0106 / 0.265
Response Time:5
Separate H/V sync: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Sync-on-green (SOG): Yes
Vertical scan range:56 - 75
Video input impedance:75
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:170

Energy Management

AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.37
Power consumption (standby):0.37 / 0.38
Power consumption (typical):31 / 32

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Height adjustment:4.33 / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Pivot: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Swivel angle range:-170 - 170
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

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

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):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 84 / 10 - 85
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 84 / 10 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Other Features

Consumption (economy mode):16
HDMI: No
Power consumption (economy mode):16
Power Requirements:100-120 V/220-240 V; 0.6 A/0.35 A

Packaging Content

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

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
DVI-I ports quantity:1
USB hub version:USB 2.0
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:1

Power

AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.37
Power consumption (standby):0.37 / 0.38
Power consumption (typical):31 / 32

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel width (side):0.551
Depth:1.88
Depth (with stand):8.46
Height:12.5
Height (with stand):15.8 / 20.1
Weight:6.17
Weight (with stand):9.04 / 9.26
Weight with stand:9.04 / 9.26
Width:21.3
Width (with stand):21.3