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Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK

Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LCD 580mm Oct 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
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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Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC monitor received a rating of 83% from PC display expert review website swiatobrazu.pl.

Eizo LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Eizo PC displays and also specifically for Eizo medium monitors and found that in both cases Eizo had good reviews.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Eizo 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. Across all LCD screens of this age and type the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK, the viewing angle, vertical of the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK of 178 degrees is one of the widest. LCD screens of this age and spec have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors of a similar type and age to the ColorEdge CG246-BK the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. At 178 degrees, the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CG246-BK.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 290 cd/m².

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Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal

At 611 millimeters, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has a fairly large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The viewable size diagonals of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CG246-BK range from 21mm to 940mm.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

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

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of this age and spec the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "USB" is also found on this PC display.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK, the ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the iiyama XB2780HSU, or the Philips 225B2CB which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK are not 3D. The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH, the AOC d2757Ph, or the Benq XL2411T which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the ColorEdge CG246-BK also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Philips 231C5 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The ColorEdge CG246-BK does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

Other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to look at include the U3011, the UP2414Q (£499.99), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. The average response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ColorEdge CG246-BK is 6.2ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 69ms.

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Quite High Power Consumption (max)

The lowest power consumption (max) of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 16W, the highest is 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W. With a power consumption (max) of 98 Watts, the ColorEdge CG246-BK has one of the higher power consumption (max)s amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Heavy

The Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK is quite heavy (9.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the ColorEdge CG246-BK the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the ColorEdge CG246-BK will cost £69 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of this age and type.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Eizo released the ColorEdge CG246-BK.

LCD Display

The ColorEdge CG246-BK has a better display type than most PC screens of this type and age. This PC screen has an LCD display, whereas most comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think the Eizo FlexScan S2133 (£522.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

PC screens with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the LG 34UM65 (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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Viewable Size, Horizontal
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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Display Technology
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Response Time
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HDMI Ports Quantity
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Multimedia
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Networking
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Pivot
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
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Cables Included
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Video Dot Rate
HDMI

Expert Reviews

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18 October 2013

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.12
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £107.68
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.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00132017858562, 00690592033908, 04995047040873

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