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    Acer B286HK Computer Monitor

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    B286HK
    A 28-inch 16:9 aspect-ratio LCD computer monitor from Acer, with integrated speakers, 4 USB ports, DVI input, HDMI input, DisplayPort input, a display that rotates between landscape and portrait and adjustable height.
    Description
    A 28-inch 16:9 aspect-ratio LCD computer monitor from Acer, with integrated speakers, 4 USB ports, DVI input, HDMI input, DisplayPort input, a display that rotates between landscape and portrait and adjustable height.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Display quality

    Display quality

    Display quality reflects image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast as judged by panelists who viewed text and photos, and on lab measurements.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    Ease of use indicates usability of controls on the display and in onscreen menus.

     /  5
    Versatility

    Versatility

    Versatility indicates features that increase a monitor's utility or capabilities. These might include the presence of a built-in camera, speakers, microphone, a base with adjustable height, DVI and HDMI inputs, USB ports, and so on.

     /  5
    Energy cost/yr.

    Energy cost/yr.

    Estimated cost per year in dollars, calculated for 8 hours a day turned on and 16 hours in the computer-commanded standby mode, based on the current year's national average electricity rate. Your usage and local rates will affect your costs. Note that the energy costs are for a monitor optimized for the best picture quality and equal brightness -- the energy consumption would be less with dimmer picture settings.

     /  5
    Viewing angle

    Viewing angle

    Indicates our evaluation of picture quality for clarity and color accuracy at various horizontal and vertical viewing angles.

     /  5

    About

    The Acer B286HK is part of the Computer Monitors test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Computer Monitors models like the B286HK are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Display quality Display quality reflects image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast as judged by panelists who viewed text and photos, and on lab measurements.

    Ease of use Ease of use indicates usability of controls on the display and in onscreen menus.

    Versatility Versatility indicates features that increase a monitor's utility or capabilities. These might include the presence of a built-in camera, speakers, microphone, a base with adjustable height, DVI and HDMI inputs, USB ports, and so on.

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