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Eizo ColorEdge CX240
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Eizo ColorEdge CX240 PC Monitor

reviewed.com Editor's Choice Ephotozine Recommended
24.1" 1920 X 1200 LCD 575mm Dec 2012
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Professionals and prosumers will find the CX240 to be a versatile monitor for photography and graphic arts with its wide color gamut, uniform brightness from corner to corner, and a built-in... More
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17 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this PC screen. The expert at Ephotozine conluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Eizo flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, prad.de, reviewed.com and swiatobrazu.pl. This puts this Eizo PC monitor in the top 12% of all the PC displays of a similar type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Eizo Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 235 expert and owner reviews, Eizo has good reviews for its PC displays. Eizo also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

Good Technical Features

Several Eizo ColorEdge CX240 owners concluded that it had good features. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Ephotozine “It sports a 24.1” LED backlit IPS display and features a built in colour correction device that will automatically periodically check that the monitor is”. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “We can safely say that the CX240 is just as capable as its design, features” in their Eizo ColorEdge CX240 review.

Nice Design

One Eizo ColorEdge CX240 owner considered that the product was a good design.

Robust

One Eizo ColorEdge CX240 owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The ColorEdge CX240 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the ColorEdge CX240 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The ColorEdge CX240 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all PC screens of a similar spec and age to the ColorEdge CX240 the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Eizo ColorEdge CX240 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens of a similar age and type to the ColorEdge CX240 range from 60° to 1,800°.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the ColorEdge CX240 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. PC screens that were released around the same time as the ColorEdge CX240 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The ColorEdge CX240 has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. Across all the PC screens that were released more than two years ago the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX240 have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the ColorEdge CX240 which has four USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of PC displays that are a similar age to the ColorEdge CX240 range from 21mm to 940mm. The ColorEdge CX240 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals (611 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the ColorEdge CX240 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The ColorEdge CX240 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this Eizo PC display). Across all comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX240 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the ColorEdge CX240 is more than most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX240. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this Eizo LCD screen.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The ColorEdge CX240 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The ColorEdge CX240 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2420, or the Asus VG248QE ($269.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The Eizo ColorEdge CX240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Eizo ColorEdge CX240 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413 ($429.99), or the U3014 ($1,448.70) both from DELL or the Benq BL3201 ($611.99) is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

The ColorEdge CX240 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The ColorEdge CX240 has one of the slower response times (7.7 milliseconds) amongst PC displays of this age. The response times of PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX240 range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Heavy

The lightest LCD screen of this age and type is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At 7.1 kilograms, the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the ColorEdge CX240.

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Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption

Flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the ColorEdge CX240 have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W. With a maximum power consumption of 98 Watts, the ColorEdge CX240 has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX240.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CX240

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over four years ago.

LCD Display Type

The Eizo ColorEdge CX240 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL U2410.

Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might be worth considering include the AOC I2757F ($180.00) (LED), the Eizo Foris FS2434 ($399.00) (LED), or the Asus PB298 ($344.99) (LED).

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Average Width

At 575 millimeters, the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to consider the Asus VG248QE ($269.00) (569.4mm), or the Benq XL2420 (571.4mm).

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2 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice Ephotozine Recommended

Expert Reviews

(4)
25 February 2014

The ColorEdge CX240 sports all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a high-end display, including a hardware correction device and excellent colour performance, but without the £1000+ price...

Ephotozine

Znakomita jako wywietlanego obrazu praktycznie pod kadym wzgldem, prawie pene pokrycie gamutu AdobeRGB, doskonaa ergonomia, wbudowany kolorymetr okresowo kontrolujcy zgodno parametrw obrazu z profilem
Bardzo niedokadnie wyskalowane manualne ustawienia jasnoci i temperatury punktu bieli, brak portw USB w rozganiku umieszczonych z boku obudowy, brak jzyka polskiego w menu ekranowym i dokumentacji, wy
3 May 2013

The Eizo ColorEdge CX240's marketing makes clear, in no uncertain terms, that this is a very serious display for professional use. Our testing has revealed the truth, and we can safely say that...

Reviewed.com

14 December 2012

Ocena przetestowanego przez nas monitora nie by?a spraw? prost?. Z jednej strony jest to ?wietny sprz?t dla profesjonalistów kontynuuj?cy chlubne tradycje serii ColorEdge i w dodatku dost?pny w...

27 June 2013

Mit der CX- und CS-Reihe hat Eizo die professionelle ColorGraphic-Produktlinie in einem ersten Schritt um drei Modelle erweitert. Wir hatten Gelegenheit, den 24-Zoll großen CX240 auf Herz und... Read more…

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 5 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great Item...

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Gareth
(Verified Purchase)

Combined with the color munki this has reduced the number of dud prints I produce.

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Electricity cost when switched on $46.11
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $48.42
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eizo ch7, eizo ch7b, eizo cg246, eizo cx240, eizo ch7bk, eizo cx240c, eizo cg246b, eizo cg246w, eizo cx240b, eizo cg246bk, eizo cg246wb, eizo cx240bk, eizo cx240cn, eizo cx240cnx, eizo cx240bkc, eizo cg246wbk, eizo cx240bkcn, eizo 1920x1200
Barcodes 00690592033915, 00690592033922, 00969896284881, 04995047040880, 04995047040897

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