NEC Accusync LCD review:

NEC Accusync LCD

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MSRP: $704.99
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CNET Editors' Rating

The Good Clean, simple design; reasonably priced; good image quality; multiple adjustment options.

The Bad Analog connection only; cables dangle down untidily from the back panel.

The Bottom Line The NEC AccuSync LCD9V is a good-looking, inexpensive 19-inch LCD for the home or the office, and the features it lacks are nonessential.

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7.7 Overall

<p>intro<br><br>The NEC AccuSync LCD9V marries a simple and stable design with a pleasant appearance--a combination of virtues rarely found in LCDs. The display features a clean, 3/4-inch bezel; an extra inch tacked onto the bottom edge holds five inconspicuous buttons that command the intuitively designed onscreen menu. <br><br> The display stands on a solid, rectangular pedestal, which telescopes to give the unit a generous 4.5 inches of extra height. The screen tilts forward 5 degrees and back 30 degrees, and it swivels 45 degrees to the right or left. This flexibility, together with the unit&Atilde;&sbquo;'s 170-degree horizontal viewing angle, makes the LCD9V particularly well suited for group presentations. You can mount the display to the wall or to a swing arm via an optional <a href="http://dw.cbsi.com/redir?oid=&lt;!--#echo%20var=" cnet-ontology-node-id target="_blank" data-component="externalLink">&amp;siteid=7&amp;edid=<!--#echo var="CNET-EDITION-ID"-->&amp;lop=txt&amp;destcat=vesa&amp;destUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Evesa%2Eorg%2Ffaqs%2Ehtm%23Connectors" target=&Atilde;&sbquo;"new&Atilde;&sbquo;"&gt;VESA-compliant</a> kit. <br><br> Unlike the <span data-shortcode="link" data-link-text="ViewSonic VP191b" data-asset-type="review" data-uuid="b237f92c-9d89-11e2-853d-0291187978f3" data-slug="viewsonic-vp191b"></span> or the <a href="/4505-3174_7-21244851.html">HP L1925</a>, the LCD9V won't let you pivot the screen between Portrait and Landscape modes. Our only other gripe: The LCD9V lacks a cable-feed system. When you plug in the AC adapter and the included signal cable to the analog input (there's no digital input, but a cable is provided), the cords just dangle down from the back panel in front of the pedestal like two unsightly pigtails. <br><br> The LCD9V&Atilde;&sbquo;'s image quality is quite good. CNET Labs&Atilde;&sbquo;' tests revealed some pixel fusion in fonts sized 6.8 point and smaller, but that&Atilde;&sbquo;'s par for the course with LCDs. Other than that, the monitor offers sharp focus and vibrant colors, and it easily distinguishes the slight nuances within extreme dark and light grays, something lesser-quality LCDs have trouble with. NEC backs the LCD9V with a standard three-year parts-and-labor warranty. <br><br></p><table width="100%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"><tr><td width="100%"> <span class="u2"><b class="g4">CNET Labs DisplayMate tests</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;(longer bars indicate better performance)</span><br><!-- LEGEND --><table cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr></tr></table><!-- /LEGEND --></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#666666"><td> <table width="100%" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#FFFFCC"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">NEC AccuSync LCD9V</b></span><br><table width="98.7%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">76</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">ViewSonic VP191b</b></span><br><table width="98.7%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">76</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">Sharp LL-T19D1</b></span><br><table width="97.4%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">75</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">HP L1925</b></span><br><table width="97.4%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">75</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">Envision EN9110</b></span><br><table width="94.8%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">73</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr></table></td> </tr></table><br><table width="100%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"><tr><td width="100%"> <span class="u2"><b class="g4">Brightness in nits</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;(longer bars indicate better performance)</span><br><!-- LEGEND --><table cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr><td><table bgcolor="#336633"><tr><td><img src="/b.gif" width="2" height="2"></td></tr></table></td> <td><span class="a1">Measured with the Sencore CP500</span></td><td>&nbsp;&nbsp;</td> </tr></table><!-- /LEGEND --></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#666666"><td> <table width="100%" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#FFFFCC"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">NEC AccuSync LCD9V</b></span><br><table width="96.8%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">271</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">Sharp LL-T19D1</b></span><br><table width="96.8%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">271</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">ViewSonic VP191b</b></span><br><table width="93.2%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">261</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">HP L1925</b></span><br><table width="84.3%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">236</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr><tr bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><td><span class="u2"><b class="g4">Envision EN9110</b></span><br><table width="84.3%" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" border="0"><tr bgcolor="#336633"><td align="right"><span class="m1"><b class="w">236</b>&nbsp;</span></td></tr></table></td> </tr></table></td> </tr></table>

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