Power Device Nominal Voltage. 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. Limited warranty – 3 years – pick-up and return. I figured I could upgrade the driver from the CD or online. Laptops by Caitlin Petrakovitz Nov 25,

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I check the specs on both and I found very little difference.

Acer AL2216W: a worthwhile compromise?

I figured I could upgrade the driver from the CD or online. The 22 inch wide screen is taller than my old 19 inch CRT. 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. Originally founded inthey have been providing PCs, laptops, servers, displays, and other computer electronics equipment for a long time – a few of us here at AnandTech can recall running Acer PCs back in the glory days of the and !

It had the best image of the monitors on display. The physical cabinet, the look, the screen are all acceptable. He was very polite and nice, however.

The 22 inch wide screen is taller than al221w old 19 inch CRT. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Neither option is ideal, but neither is it a deal breaker.


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I set the the ALW to x since my video card does la2216w support x The Acer display uses a TN panel, which is generally considered to be the low end of the totem pole in terms of overall quality. Having the ability to use an analog VGA connection can be useful at times i. Monitors by Lori Grunin Sep 24, Technical support is available either via phone or online support.

I went online and checked several reports and found the Acer was not worse than the others and in some ways better. 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. I got home and set up the monitor. I got home and set up the monitor. I loaded the zip file for the drivers and got a message the windows did not recognize the file extension.

I spent a lot of time trying to figure out the differences between Acers 22″ monitors. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Where possible, you should always try to use the DVI port, as that will provide a cleaner image. Sometimes they are W and sometimes the are Wsd.


It had the best image of the monitors on display. When I asked if they had any Acer monitors I was told they did not know, but they al216w not think so.

Features, Specifications, and Warranty – Acer ALW: a worthwhile compromise?

I went to a different Office Depot location to look at he AL W in person and found they did not have one on the shelf. I checked everywhere I could and I can not find a way to open the new driver file. They brought the box out and it told me little. Certified for Windows Vista. I did not write down the model which was a mistake. They said go to my vendor for new drivers. ICM extension which windows does not recognize? In essence, they will not replace a panel unless more than four pixels per million are bad, or if you divide the LCD into nice equal sections more than one pixel in the center section is bad.