EIZO ColorEdge CG247 24.1" LCD Monitor (Discontinued)

    EIZO ColorEdge CG247 24.1" LCD Monitor (Discontinued)

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    Automate your calibration and spend your work hours working. The EIZO CG247 LED comes with a built-in sensor so it self-calibrates when you schedule it to – even after you've turned it off and called it a day. With self calibration this truly is hands off operation.

    A certificate is included in each box of color and tonality uniformity for that display after factory optimization. The built in sensor keeps the monitor in a consistent state but also makes it easy to verify if the color balance has changed. Regular verification provides a guidance for recalibration frequency and performance of the display over time

    CG247 has been discontinued and replaced with a newer model CG2420.



    Built-In SelfCalibration Sensor


    Built-In Calibration Sensor

    The EIZO CG247W features a built-in sensor that is housed within the monitor’s bottom bezel and swings up onto the screen when calibration begins. This sensor eliminates the need for a third-party calibration device and even operates in portrait mode.


    Self-Calibrating Monitor

    Using either the OSD menu or the bundled ColorNavigator software, you can schedule the ColorEdge CG247 to self-calibrate at specific times. Reassuringly, even if the monitor is switched off or not even connected to a computer, it will stick to its preset schedule and self-calibrate.


    OS-Independent Calibration

    Since the PC itself is not necessary for self-calibration, the ability to calibrate the monitor is not dependent on using an operating system supported by the ColorNavigator software. Therefore, a calibrated ColorEdge CG247 can be used with Linux even though ColorNavigator currently does not support this OS.


    Correlation with Other Sensors

    The ColorEdge CG247 can be correlated to the measurement results of an external calibration sensor. This is convenient if the ColorEdge CG247 is used in a work environment with other ColorEdge monitors and one measurement device must be used as a standard for all calibration. Correlation is done with a new “Correlation Utility” included with the bundled ColorNavigator software.


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    What’s New with the ColorEdge CG247




    Wide Color Gamut

    The monitor reproduces 98% of the Adobe RGB color space so it can display most colors in a digital photo taken in Adobe RGB mode. Furthermore, it also has an sRGB mode to accurately reproduce colors in this narrower but commonly used color space, such as those seen on web pages or digital photos taken in sRGB mode.




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    Features for Creative Work


    Brightness and Color Uniformity with DUE

    Standard monitors constantly fall victim to fluctuations in brightness and chromaticity across the screen area. EIZO has incorporated their patented digital uniformity equalizer (DUE) technology to ensure a Delta-E difference of 3 or less across the screen when the monitor leaves the factory. DUE also counterbalances the influences that fluctuating ambient temperature has on color temperature and brightness, which allows you to rest assured you'll see the same color no matter what climate you're in.


    Stop Waiting For Warm Up

    With most standard monitors, there is upwards of a 30 minute wait time before the brightness, chromaticity, and tone characteristics stabilize. EIZO has taken this into account on their new model by shortening this wait time to a mere 7 minutes (more than a 75% reduction). If you're worried about productivity and uptime, and every second counts, then the CG247 is a right fit for you.


    10-Bit Simultaneous Display

    The monitor can display 10-bit color from a 16-bit look-up table via its DisplayPort input*. This is more than 1 billion colors shown simultaneously which is 64 times greater than the 16.7 million colors of 8-bit display. The result is even smoother color gradations and reduced Delta-E between two adjacent colors.

    *A graphics board and software which support 10-bit output are also necessary for 10-bit display.


    3D LUT for Better Additive Color Mixture

    The monitor utilizes a new EIZO-developed 3D LUT. Whereas a typical 1D LUT adjusts color on separate tables for each red, green, and blue, a 3D LUT accomplishes this on a single, mixed-color cubic table. A 3D LUT improves the monitor's additive color mixture (combination of RGB), a key factor in its ability to display neutral gray tones.


    Factory Adjustment of Gamma

    To ensure that each ColorEdge monitor produces the most accurate and consistent color gradations possible, EIZO carefully measures and sets every shade of R, G, and B from 0 – 255 on the production line with the monitor's 16-bit Look-Up Table, to produce a monitor gamma value of 2.2. Should the user prefer a different value, ColorNavigator software can be used to set the gamma value from a range of 1.0 up to 2.6 in increments of 0.1.


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    ColorNavigator 6


    Free Software

    The bundled ColorNavigator software makes calibration both simple and quick. Just input target values for brightness, white point, and gamma. The built-in sensor directly utilizes the monitor's look-up table and creates an ICC profile within minutes. You can always download the latest version of ColorNavigator for free on eizo.com.


    Color Matching with Other Monitors

    ColorNavigator 6 factors for the different characteristics between ColorEdge monitors and calibration devices to provide accurate results.


    Import / Export Adjustment Targets

    Import and export your post-adjustment target profiles and share the same target values in multiple usage environments.


    Calibrate Your Monitor to Another Profile

    If you want to conduct color management between monitors in a workflow ColorNavigator 6 lets you load the profile of another ColorEdge monitor and use it to calibrate your own.


    Profile Validation

    To verify calibration results or check to see how much the monitor's colors have varied since it was last calibrated, ColorNavigator 6 measures the monitor's color patches to determine the difference between the Delta-E value of the monitor's profile and the actual displayed values of the monitor


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    ColorNavigator Network


    Unify Color, Centralize QC Management

    With ColorNavigator NX installed on workstations, an administrator can use ColorNavigator Network software to automate quality control (QC) tasks of ColorEdge monitors across an entire studio or between multiple locations.


    Worry-Free Web Hosting

    ColorNavigator Network is hosted on a secure cloud server to free you from the initial investment and running costs of providing your own server.


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    Comfort and Convenience


    Verification Documents Included

    EIZO stands behind the quality of the ColorEdge series by including two verification documents with each monitor. One document verifies the uniformity on 25 points across the screen while the other certifies that all 256 color tones on the gamma curve were individually adjusted at the factory.


    Multiple Inputs

    DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI-D inputs are included for connecting to various types of graphics boards and support up to 1920 x 1200 resolution. It also offers direct connection with digital cameras. Two USB upstream ports allow two computers to be connected at once so it’s not necessary to reconnect the USB cable when using the ColorNavigator software and switching between the two computers.


    Adjustable Stand

    Adjust the screen to the most comfortable angle for you and reposition it to show your work to a colleague or client. The monitor comes with a versatile stand that offers height, tilt, and swivel adjustments as well as portrait mode display.


    Ample Screen Sizes for Creative Work

    The CG247, CX241, and CS240 display two A4 pages plus tool palettes on their 24.1-inch screens.


    Ideal for Moving Image Work

    An overdrive circuit is included to reduce gray-to-gray response time to 7.7 ms and ensure that moving images look clean and sharp with an absolute minimum of blurring and ghosting.


    Shading Hood for Portrait and Landscape Modes

    The CG series comes with a unique hood that is designed for both landscape and portrait mode so you can keep the glare off your screen no matter which mode you work in. Shading hood for CG318- 4K and CG248-4K does not support portrait mode. Shading hoods are optional with the CX and CS series.


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    Ideal for Video Editing and Post Production


    LED Buttons and On-Screen Button Guide

    For dimly lit work environments, the LED front buttons can be backlit to seven different brightness settings. An on-screen button guide appears above the buttons to indicate what each one is for.


    1080/24p Playback

    Film is usually shot at 24 frames/second and looks unnatural when played back on a typical monitor that displays 60 frames/second. The HDMI input supports a video signal display rate of 1080/24p frames-per-second so you can edit the film as it was meant to be viewed.


    Range Extension

    All ColorEdge models give studio professionals the advantage of using the monitor's entire 10-bit grayscale range to see more detail when doing fine editing work in very dark and very light tones. Setting the screen to show the entire 10-bit grayscale range reveals either 6% or 14% more gray tones from 0 (true black) to 1023 (true white) compared to common broadcast signal display range capabilities.


    Excellent Tone Display in the Dark

    When viewing the screen from an angle in a dimly lit room, dark tones typically appear washed out due to the display characteristics of LCD backlights. The monitor maintains a high contrast ratio even from an angle which allows the dark tones to retain their depth.


    Preset Color Modes

    A button on the front of the monitor provides quick access to several broadcast-standard color modes reset color modes: Rec. 709, EBU, SMPTE-C, and DCI. In addition, sRGB and Adobe RGB modes are also available.


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    Commitment to Quality


    FograCert Softproof Monitor

    The ColorEdge CG247 is recognized by Fogra as a Class A FograCert Softproof Monitor. Using the CG247 in a FograCert Softproofing System ensures designers, print specifiers, and print producers can rely on the soft proof for predictable and consistent results.


    5-Year Warranty

    The monitor is backed by a manufacturer’s 5-year warranty that covers all components including the LCD panel. EIZO can do this because it manufacturers its products at its own factories. This allows EIZO to keep close control over production quality and ensure that its monitors are built to last for 5 years.



    Pixel Defect Warranty up to 12 Months

    The RGB full pixel failure is zero for up to 12 months after date of purchase based on ISO 9241-307 (pixel failure class I).



    World’s First Color Accuracy (Quick Stability Grade) Certification

    This model was among the first monitors in the world to obtain TÜV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy (Quick Stability grade) certification in October 2015. Color Accuracy is the first quality and performance criterion to measure the color accuracy of display devices for multiple graphics fields such as photography, post production, design, and printing.


    Zero Watts When Turned Off

    When the monitor is turned off via the power button on its front bezel it consumes no electricity.


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    Additional Information

    Variant 1
    List price $1,999.00
    Product Actual Weight 20.1
    Physical Size (H x D x W) 417 - 545 x 245.5 x 575 mm
    Computer OS Mac OS 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS 10.9 (Maverick), Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite), Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8 (32 bit), Windows 8 (64 bit), Windows 10 (64 bit)
    Warranty 5 Year Parts & Labor
    Panel Size 24.1 in
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1200
    Aspect Ratio 16:10
    Pixel Pitch .270 mm
    Contrast Ratio 1000:1
    Response Time 6ms
    Viewing Angles H: 178°, V: 178°
    Brightness 350 cd/m2 (maximum) 120 cd/m2 or less (recommended5)
    Connectors DVI-I, HDMI, DisplayPort
    D-Sub No
    DVI x1
    HDMI x1
    Features Auto Calibration, Wide Color Gamut, Uniform Brightness
    Panel Color Black
    Monitor Hood CH7-BK
    ICC Version No