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Acer ED273 wmidx Computer Monitor
ED273 wmidx
A 27-inch 16:9 aspect-ratio LCD computer monitor from Acer, with integrated speakers, a headphone jack, VGA input, DVI input and HDMI input.
Description
A 27-inch 16:9 aspect-ratio LCD computer monitor from Acer, with integrated speakers, a headphone jack, VGA input, DVI input and HDMI input.

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

About

The Acer ED273 wmidx is part of the Computer Monitors test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Computer Monitors models like the ED273 wmidx 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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