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The telephone support wasn’t much better, as hold times in several tests were over 30 minutes, with the longest hold time being 40 minutes. Images and everything else look great. Besides a lack of input options, the other area where the ALW is clearly lacking in features is in adjustment options. Add an extra monitor to your computer Add an extra monitor to your computer by Donald Bell. It had the best image of the monitors on display. The monitors smaller than 22 inches are shorter and have less pixels than the same size 4: ICM extension which windows does not recognize?

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Cyber Monday Newegg deals: After determining that the display was nonfunctional, Acer had us pack up the panel sans base and ship it to them.

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Laptops by Caitlin Petrakovitz Nov 25, The ALW comes with a base stand that only allows you to tilt the display, and we generally find that to be inadequate. In other words, the hight of a 19 I figured I could upgrade the driver from the Monigor or online. I spent two days trying to find new drivers for the monitor. However, if al2216e intend to use any of these LCDs purely as a computer monitor, the extra input options really don’t matter much.

Acer AL2216W 22″ LCD 1680 X 1050 Widescreen Monitor

I am going to build a new computer soon and I may have to live with the wrong resolution until then or I may have to buy a new graphics card now. I asked about the return and they said I had 14 days.


Big and bright but a ak2216w frill-free for the money Big and bright but a little frill-free for the money by Lori Grunin. Finally I got a telephone call through to Acer tech support and they told me they did not have any other drivers. A variety of information is also available on the web site to help answer questions, but unfortunately we have to say that the Acer web site can be extremely sluggish.

I set the brightness and contrast and the monitor looks great unless you want to read fonts, which are funny looking due to the resolution issues. It hasn’t yet brought the Surface Hub 2 collaboration platform to general availability, but Microsoft’s outlined the Hub strategy in broad strokes. Having the ability al2216s use an analog VGA connection can be useful at times i.

ICM extension which windows does not recognize? An inexpensive general-purpose monitor deserving of its popularity An inexpensive general-purpose monitor deserving of its popularity by Lori Grunin. It had the best image of the monitors on display.

Image Image Aspect Ratio. The viewing angle, contrast ratio, brightness, and response time are all competitive with other offerings on the market. I went online and checked several reports and found the Acer was not worse than the others and in some ways better. So the choice for me was 22 inch wide screen. That may seem like quite a lot, but a black dot on a white background would actually count as three dead pixels, so the policy is competitive with what we’ve heard from other LCD manufacturers.


Features, Specifications, and Warranty As a brief overview of some of the display features and specifications that we will discuss, we again refer back to our earlier Gateway FPDW review. All of Acer’s LCDs come with a standard three-year limited warranty, which is pretty good. Dell UltraSharp 49 is a big monitor matched by a big price. Technical support is available either via phone or online support.

Acer AL2216W: a worthwhile compromise?

Acer’s pixel defect policy is somewhat confusing at first glance, and we had to read through it a couple times to fully understand it.

I check the specs on both and I found very little difference. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

It’s worth the money if you need the gaming speed It’s worth the money if you need the gaming speed by Lori Grunin. Neither option is ideal, but neither is it a deal breaker.

I noticed the x resolution and I thought my Matrox Millienium G dual head has up to x sl2216w I figured no problem it must support x I am very pleased with the whole package.

Higher-quality LCDs will usually allow for tilt, swivel, rotate, and height adjustments. Monitors by Rick Broida Sep 24,