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Eizo ColorEdge CX270
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Eizo ColorEdge CX270 PC Monitor

27" LCD 650mm Mar 2013
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Display colour accurately. The CX270 does just that. The 27-inch monitor impresses with 2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio, wide gamut and wide viewing angles. The large screen enables users to... More
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Excellent Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 90% from wired.it. This puts this PC monitor in the top 10% of all the PC displays of a comparable age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Eizo Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

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

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The ColorEdge CX270 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CX270 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Eizo ColorEdge CX270's vertical viewing angle is one of the widest amongst similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the ColorEdge CX270 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX270 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

At 151.5 millimeters, the ColorEdge CX270 has a very high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX270. The lowest maximum height adjustment of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the ColorEdge CX270 is 13mm, the highest is 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX270 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the ColorEdge CX270 which has four USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the ColorEdge CX270 range from 21mm to 940mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 685 millimeters, the ColorEdge CX270 has a quite large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the ColorEdge CX270.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The ColorEdge CX270 has a fairly many display colour count (1,060 million) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the ColorEdge CX270. Across all the LCD screens that are a comparable age to the ColorEdge CX270 the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M.

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1440p Video Mode

The most resolution of the ColorEdge CX270 is 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found video mode of 1080p.

A 1440p video mode is actually the best resolution amongst all flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 480p.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 320 candellas per square meter, the Eizo ColorEdge CX270 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the ColorEdge CX270. The display brightness of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX270 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The ColorEdge CX270 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CX270 graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

With a viewable width of 596.7 millimeters, the Eizo ColorEdge CX270 has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average viewable width of comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX270 is 520mm.

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Has Four Cables Included

The ColorEdge CX270 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it. This Eizo PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors of this spec and age. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "Mini DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Eizo ColorEdge CX270 does not have a built-in speaker, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX270 also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the LG 31MU97[plb_2477818_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The ColorEdge CX270 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CX270 are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CX270 do not have a built-in camera. The ColorEdge CX270 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the ColorEdge CX270, the ColorEdge CX270 does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of this type and age.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Eizo ColorEdge CX270 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Heavy

The ColorEdge CX270 is one of the heavier PC monitors that are a similar age to the ColorEdge CX270 (9.7 kilograms) amongst PC monitors of this age. The average weight of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the ColorEdge CX270 is 4.9kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of LCD screens of a similar type and age to the ColorEdge CX270 range from 0.005W to 21W. The ColorEdge CX270 has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Very High Maximum Power Consumption

The lowest maximum power consumption of PC screens that have been around for more than two years is 5.4W, the highest is 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 53W. With a maximum power consumption of 154 Watts, the Eizo ColorEdge CX270 has one of the highest maximum power consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CX270

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released over three years ago.

LCD Display Type

The Eizo ColorEdge CX270 has a better display type than most PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it have an LED display type.

If you are looking for an LCD screen with a better display type then you might also want to look at the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price] (LED), or the AOC I2473[plb_2254441_price] (LED).

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Expert Reviews

(2)
29 August 2014

Eizo's CX270 is de zwaarste en meest volumineuze monitor in deze test. Het zakelijke design in strak antraciet benadrukt het professionele karakter.De Eizo is ruim verstelbaar in de hoogte, je... Read more…

Buona dotazione di ingressi
Supporta la profondit di colori a 10bit
Il dispositivo di calibrazione hardware non incluso nel prezzo
30 January 2014

Il display dei giapponesi fa della precisione la sua ragione di vita: colori accurati e superficie opaca, per lavorare ore e ore con la grafica senza stancare gli occhiPrezzo: 1110 euro Voto: 9... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 27 May 2013 by Amysue
Amysue would recommend the Eizo CX270 (Verified Purchase)

I plan to use the monitor mostly for photography with photoshop. The monitor is excellent and easy to use; however, the calibration software is difficult to use and the instructions are not well... Read more…

Easy to Customize
Easy to Navigate
Very Sharp Visual
Callibration Software
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Electricity cost when switched on $91.76
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $94.12
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eizo cx270, eizo cx270b, eizo cx270bk
Barcodes 00690592035339, 00690592035346, 04995047039532, 04995047042303, 04995047042310

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