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Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK

Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LCD 580mm Oct 2012
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The EIZO CG246 with wide gamut and LED backlight operates on a very simple principle: It shows things as they are. The integrated measurement device with which the ColorEdge monitor adjusts itself... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 83% from swiatobrazu.pl.

Eizo PC Displays Have Good Reviews

On average Eizo medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens built by Eizo.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The ColorEdge CG246-BK has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all medium monitors that were released around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°. The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC screens of this age and spec is 60°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of flatpanel monitors of this age and type range from 21mm to 940mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 570mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 611 millimeters, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has a fairly large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The display brightness of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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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 frequently found video mode on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the ColorEdge CG246-BK is more than most LCD screens of this age and spec. This Eizo flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK. The cable included "USB" is also found on this PC screen.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Cheap

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The price range of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is from £51 to £5,421.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider including the Asus PQ321[plb_1584790_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The ColorEdge CG246-BK is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One HDMI Port

The ColorEdge CG246-BK is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the ColorEdge CG246-BK have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

The ColorEdge CG246-BK has one of the higher maximum power consumptions (98 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC screens that were launched more than two years ago have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Heavy

The ColorEdge CG246-BK is quite heavy (9.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the ColorEdge CG246-BK. The average weight of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK is 4.9kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Eizo PC monitor was released over four years ago.

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the ColorEdge CG246-BK is £69 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age.

LCD Display Type

The ColorEdge CG246-BK has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

Other PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider include the NEC Spectraview 271[plb_1448455_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this PC display is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the ColorEdge CG277[pl_2222633_price] (LED and higher rated), or the ColorEdge CG247[pl_2367265_price] (LED and higher rated) both from Eizo or the Asus PQ321[plb_1584790_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

With a width of 580 millimeters, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(1)
18 October 2013

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Niska prdko i maa liczba portw typu downstream wbudowanego rozganika USB, brak polskiej wersji jzykowej w menu, prawie 8 5 tysica zotych to jednak niemaa kwota

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Electricity cost when switched on £65.70
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £68.74
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BKuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 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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Barcodes 00132017858562, 00690592033908, 04995047040873

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