Conclusion: The NEC EA261WM provides an ultrawide viewing area, some nice ergonomic and power-saving features, and great small-text reproduction, but it comes up short in terms of grayscale and viewing-angle performance, and doesn't come cheap.
Pros: Excellent small-text reproduction. Highly adjustable stand. Includes USB hub.
Cons: Expensive. Weak grayscale and vertical viewing angle performance. No HDMI port.
Conclusion: The NEC MultiSync EA261WM is a feature-rich, well-engineered, high-resolution, 26" display with a lot of extra features at a moderate price. It's a very good choice for design, DCC, and engineering professionals. Highly Recommended.
Excerpt: NEC's EA261WM is the only professional-quality monitor here, which is reflected in its high price and low power consumption. The screen and stand are remarkably plain and made of cheap-looking black plastic.
Summary: Image quality is not in the top class for professional users, and power consumption figures not exactly class-leading. While there's no intrinsic technology inside to make the NEC MultiSync EA261WM especially power efficient, other than a mode buried in the setup menu to reduce screen brightness,...