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Eizo ColorEdge CS240
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Eizo ColorEdge CS240 PC Monitor

photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
24.1" 1920 X 1200 LED 575mm Sep 2014
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The Entry-level Graphics Monitor With All The Essentials Made for photographers and designers from hobbyist on up, the CS240 delivers the hardware and software essentials needed in a graphics... More
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at Photoreview.com.au wrote that this medium monitor was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Eizo LCD screen has an average expert rating of 89% based on four expert reviews from sites including pcauthority.com.au, photoreview.com.au, prad.de and alphr.com. This puts this PC screen in the top 10% of all the PC monitors of this age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Good

ColorEdge CS240 owners on average rated this PC display 85%.

Eizo Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

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

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Robust

One Eizo ColorEdge CS240 reviewer who bought this PC monitor said that it was well made. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote “Eizo monitors are built to last” in their review.

Good Support

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Mr. N. S. Christie mentioned in their review a few weeks ago “Unpacking was easily done and the instructions for setting up the stand were very clear”.

Easy to Use

One Eizo ColorEdge CS240 reviewer who bought the Eizo ColorEdge CS240 said that it was easy to setup.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 27EA83[plb_1524921_price] which is cheaper; or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The ColorEdge CS240 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays of a comparable age and type to the ColorEdge CS240 the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the ColorEdge CS240 has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the ColorEdge CS240. The average display colour count of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the ColorEdge CS240 is 100M, and the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the ColorEdge CS240 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the ColorEdge CS240. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The ColorEdge CS240 is a four USB 2.0 port PC screen.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

At 99 percent, the ColorEdge CS240 has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the ColorEdge CS240. The color gamuts of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CS240 range from 62% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The ColorEdge CS240 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that have been around for more than two years graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The ColorEdge CS240 does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the ColorEdge CS240 also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the Samsung S34E790C[plb_2580154_price], the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the LG 34UC97[plb_2591370_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Eizo ColorEdge CS240 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the ColorEdge CS240 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the ColorEdge CS240 do not have a built-in camera. The ColorEdge CS240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CS240, the ColorEdge CS240 does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], the Benq PG2401[plb_2083439_price], or the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price].

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Only HD HD Type

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

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W. The ColorEdge CS240 has a quite high maximum power consumption (68 Watts) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CS240.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the PC displays that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CS240 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The ColorEdge CS240 has one of the slower response times (7.7 milliseconds) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Heavy

The ColorEdge CS240 is fairly heavy (8.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CS240. Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CS240 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CS240

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Eizo released the ColorEdge CS240.

Average Width

The ColorEdge CS240 has a fairly standard width (575 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the ColorEdge CS240.

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Specification

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USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
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DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Coloured Feet
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Certificates
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Weight & Dimensions
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Bundled Software
Cable Included
Manual Included

1 Award

photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(6)

F or those who care about colour accuracy, Eizo's ColorEdge range of monitors has been stretching overdrafts and flexing credit cards for the past 11 years. The latest addition to the range, the... Read more…

28 January 2015

The price tag (RRP AU$1595 - or $1450 without GST) is high for anyone who isn't totally serious about imaging quality and doesn't make prints of their best images. But Eizo monitors are built to...

Photoreview.com.au

12 November 2014

Eizo ticks almost every box with the 24.1in ColorEdge CS240 ? but the quality still comes at a price...

4 November 2014

De EIZO CS240 brengt de kwaliteiten van een professioneel grafisch beeldscherm binnen budgetbereik van elke vrijetijdsfotograaf. Dus als je je foto's nu nog steeds met een ?roze bril' op een...

27 April 2015

Der Eizo CS240 zeichnet sich durch eine hervorragende Bildqualität mit enormem Farbumfang aus. Der vergleichsweise günstige Preis macht ihn zur idealen Wahl für semiprofessionelle...

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Lisa the photographer
Lisa the photographer would recommend the Eizo CS240 (Verified Purchase)

I am a relatively new professional photographer who is moving into selling product. I had a nice consumer monitor that was not good enough for pro work. I moved up to this monitor as it was... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2015 by Vulture
Vulture would recommend the Eizo CS240 (Verified Purchase)

This is my first wide color gamut monitor, having relied for years on the iMac screens from apple and an older Apple Cinema Display. The colors are brilliant and it came essentially calibrated... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by ToolTimeTim

I have been using a NEC MultiSync P221W for a number (a good monitor!), but I wanted a larger screen. I also wanted to have dual screens. I knew Eizo monitors were good, but I was pleasantly... Read more…

Reviewed 24 August 2015 by Grapeman
Grapeman would recommend the Eizo CS240 (Verified Purchase)

I have had in my studio two eizo momitors for years ....forever performing well. I needed another for my city office where occasionally have to edit substantial amount of work from my Macbook... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2016 by Mr. N. S. Christie
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor was delivered very promptly from Germany. Unpacking was easily done and the instructions for setting up the stand were very clear. All the leads necessary for connecting the monitor to... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $33.48
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code cs240, eizo cx240, eizo cs240, eizo cs240b, code cs240b, eizo cx240c, code cs240bk, eizo cx240cn, eizo cs240bk, eizo cx240cnb, eizo eizocs240, eizo cx240cnbk, eizo eizocs240b, eizo eizocs240bk
Barcodes 00499504704922, 00690592038958, 04995047045922, 04995047049227, 05054629503164

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