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Eizo ColorEdge CS230
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Eizo ColorEdge CS230 PC Monitor

photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice digifotopro.nl Gold pcbrain.it That's Cool Award
23" 1920 X 1080 1000:1 LCD Nov 2012
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
Designed for entry-level users doing photo editing and other creative work, the CS230 offers professional features of other ColorEdge monitors like automatic color adjustment with the built-in... More
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Three Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this PC monitor was good. The reviewer at Digifotopro.nl gave this PC display a "Gold" award and thought it was brilliant and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au.

Pcbrain.it gave this PC screen a "That's Cool Award".

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This LCD screen received a score of 90 out of 100 from PC screen expert review website photoreview.com.au. This puts this medium monitor in the top 8% of all the LCD screens of a comparable spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

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Several Eizo ColorEdge CS230 owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was well made. Catman said in their Eizo ColorEdge CS230 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “The stand is very versatile and feels well built”.

Eizo Has Good PC Display Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Eizo have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Eizo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Product Quality

Two Eizo ColorEdge CS230 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Catman rated it 4 stars and said on Amazon in October this year “The build quality is much better than some Flexscan models which I have used in the past”. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said three years ago “ColorEdge monitors represent the cream of Eizo's line-up and provide the most advanced features, highest build quality and best performance available”.

Good Technical Features

One Eizo ColorEdge CS230 owner who reviewed the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 considered that it had good features.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the ColorEdge CS230 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CS230 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The vertical viewing angle of the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst PC displays of this spec and age.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the ColorEdge CS230 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of this age and spec is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

Across all the PC screens of this age and spec the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M. With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 has one of the more display colour counts amongst PC displays of this age.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec that we have assessed, the maximum height adjustment of the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 of 154 millimeters is one of the highest. Similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The ColorEdge CS230 is a four USB 2.0 port PC display.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the ColorEdge CS230 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the ColorEdge CS230. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CS230 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Eizo ColorEdge CS230 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the ColorEdge CS230. The cables included "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC display.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CS230, the ColorEdge CS230 does not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider including the Asus PA279 ($749.00).

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Not 3D Compatible

The Eizo ColorEdge CS230 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CS230 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the BL2710, or the XL2720 ($274.99) both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK ($550.99).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Eizo ColorEdge CS230 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CS230 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago do not have an integrated card reader. The Eizo ColorEdge CS230 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the Asus PA279 ($749.00).

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CS230 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Eizo ColorEdge CS230 which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 10.5 milliseconds, the ColorEdge CS230 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than two years the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CS230

Released Over Four Years Ago

Eizo released the ColorEdge CS230 over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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LCD Display Type

The Eizo ColorEdge CS230 has a better display type than most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC displays of this type and age have an LED display type.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available that you might also want to look at include the Benq XL2720 ($274.99) which is cheaper.

If the display type of this PC screen is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Viewsonic VP2770 ($310.00) (LED) which is also cheaper.

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Average Width

At 544 millimeters, the ColorEdge CS230 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the ColorEdge CS230.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to consider the Benq BL2710 (639mm), the Asus PA249 ($499.00) (557.2mm), or the NEC MultiSync EA244WMI ($239.97) (543.8mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-I Port
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
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Certificates
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Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
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Cable Included

3 Awards

photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice digifotopro.nl Gold pcbrain.it That's Cool Award

Expert Reviews

(3)
25 January 2013

ColorEdge monitors represent the cream of Eizo's line-up and provide the most advanced features, highest build quality and best performance available. They are also the only models in Eizo's range...

Photoreview.com.au

31 October 2013

Eizo brengt met de CS230 veel eigenschappen van de professionele ColorEdge schermen naar een betaalbaar niveau. De CS230 is een van de voordeligere schermen met de mogelijkheid tot hardwarematige...

Digifotopro.nl

19 August 2013

Pcbrain.it

Come mai la mia foto, accuratamente editata per ore, appare con tonalità diverse una volta stampata? La risposta va cercata nella qualità del monitor, elemento cruciale per il fotoamatore... Read more…

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 25 November 2014 by Ralph
Ralph would recommend the Eizo CS230 (Verified Purchase)

Not cheap, but a fabulious tool for anyone working in th sRGB colorspace. Works well with my Spyder4 for calibration...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 by Catman
(Verified Purchase)

This is a rather good monitor for terminal or photography work (SRGB). The free ColorNavigor Elements software is very good and the screen calibrates very easily with it. I have used it for over a... Read more…

Reviewed 31 October 2015 by Mike
Mike would recommend the Eizo CS230 (Verified Purchase)

I upgraded to this monitor from an old Apple Cinema TFT display. I think it was about time. I did a lot of homework when purchasing this monitor. I do not print for my work, so wide gamut was an... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.11
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.47
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eizo ch6, eizo ch6b, eizo ch6bk
Barcodes 00690592033946, 00690592034578, 04995047040910, 04995047040927

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