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Item#: N82E16824002797

NEC Display SpectraView P242W-BK Black 24” Widescreen IPS Panel, LED Backlight LCD Monitor 8ms 360cd/m2, DisplayPort, USB hub, Height Adjust/Pivot/Tilt/Swivel, 4 Year Warranty

  • 1920 x 1200 8ms (GTG)
  • DisplayPort, DVI-D, HDMI, VGA
  • SpectraViewII Color Calibration Solution
  • DisplaySync Pro
  • Picture in Picture and Picture by Picture

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Tackle your graphics projects with confidence using the LED-backlit P242W, a 24" widescreen monitor that is ideal for web, high-end desktop and photography applications. This model utilizes an AH-IPS panel for great imaging performance. Offering TBD% coverage of sRGB color gamut and 76% of NTSC, the P242W provides professional-grade benefits, such as an internal 14-bit 3D programmable lookup tables (LUTs), DisplayPort connectivity and built-in USB hub, at a budget-friendly price.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 4 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 4 years
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  • J T.
  • 2/12/2015 3:46:41 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSitting the record straight

Pros: Extremely accurate colors. A real professional monitor. DOES NOT BUZZ. I use this monitor for professional photographic work. That means I expect the image on the monitor to look just like the prints I get back from my lab. To do this, one must have a accurate, 99+% gamut, evenly lit monitor, with a good calibrator and calibration software. One must also be using a quality lab as well. I control what the image looks like. The lab does not make adjustments to my image files.

Cons: None. Professional grade monitors cost much more than everyday monitors. It is what is is... One can not get professional results from average monitors.

Other Thoughts: If one use an average monitor with 72 or 85 % gamut coverage, the can not expect accurate colors in their prints. The print will show 100% of the gamut. Even if your 72% gamut monitor is accurately calibrated, you are still missing 30% viewable tones and colors.

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  • Ryo I.
  • 12/29/2013 6:09:13 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsImage is good but...

Pros: Crisp and bright image. Even illumination from side to side. Nice color.

Cons: As another reviewer has pointed out, there is a low level high-pitched sound coming from the display. I could not hear it, but both my teenage sons hear it, and they say it is annoying to them. So this may be a problem if you have sensitive hearing.

Other Thoughts: 5 eggs for image quality, but need to deduct due to the high-pitched noise.

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  • William L.
  • 8/24/2013 1:01:32 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot ready for prime time.

Pros: The screen is bright and crisp. Colours are vibrant.

Cons: Both of the monitors I received (one a replacement for the other) exhibited a high frequency, low pitch sound emanating from the left side of the monitor in the rear. The higher the brightness, the higher the pitch.

Other Thoughts: I've been waiting a couple of years now for NEC to come out with a LED monitor in their Professional Series. It's unfortunate that it has problems like this.

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