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The highest pixel density yet for the smoothest image display.
With the highest pixel density yet in our ColorEdge lineup at an astonishing185 ppi, 4K image display has never been so smooth. Now you can enjoy the exceptional detail in high-resolution photographs that cannot be reproduced with a standard monitor. Alphanumeric characters and contours are also distinguished with excellent sharpness for the printing workflow. The 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) screen (3840 × 2160) is four times the size of full HD (1920 × 1080), making it ideal for high-resolution photography or as a reference monitor for 4K video creation.
Reproduces 99% of the Adobe RGB Color Space
Reproduce the sky blues and lush greens that standard sRGB monitors cannot with the monitor’s 99% Adobe RGB coverage. Images shot in RAW can be converted to Adobe RGB or images shot in Adobe RGB will be displayed correctly. The wide color gamut also ensures that the monitor covers 100% of the Rec. 709, EBU, and SMPTE-C standards as well as 93% of the DCI used in post production. Whether you are working with photo, video, or print, this monitor ensures faithful color reproduction for a multitude of creative industries.
Built-In Calibration Sensor
Automate your calibration with the built-in calibration sensor that eliminates the time and effort of an external calibration device. With the dedicated ColorNavigator 6 and ColorNavigator NX software, you can schedule the monitor to self-calibrate at specific times so you can always be sure that images are displayed with exceptional color accuracy. The monitor will stick to its preset schedule even if it is switched off or not connected to a computer.
Color Management Software
For individual users such as photographers that require multiple options for monitor profiling and print matching.
Color Management Software
For organizations that want to conduct color management from one location.
Excellent Dark Tones from an Angle
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 ColorEdge CG248-4K is equipped with a film which allows tones to retain their depth even when viewed from an angle.
Consistent Color Display with IPS Panel
A large screen monitor often exhibits color shift when viewed from an angle. With an IPS panel, more than one person can view the screen at once with little change in color or contrast.
Uniformity from Corner to Corner
Fluctuations in brightness and chromaticity on different parts of the screen are a common trait of LCD monitors. To counteract this, the CG248-4K incorporates EIZO's 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 a fluctuating ambient temperature may have on color temperature and brightness to ensure stable image display.
10-Bit Simultaneous Display
With 10-bit simultaneous color display* from a 16-bit look-up table, the CG248-4K can show more than one billion colors simultaneously. This is 64 times as many colors as you get with 8-bit display which results in 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. Equipment that supports Deep Color is necessary with the HDMI inputs.
3D LUT for Accurate Color Display
A 3D LUT is included which adjusts colors individually on an RGB cubic table. With the emulation function of ColorNavigator 6 and ColorNavigator NX, the 3D LUT applies a film look to the image so creators can check how it will be seen by their audience.
Stable Color in Just Three Minutes
A typical monitor takes 30 minutes or more for its brightness, chromaticity, and tone characteristics to stabilize. EIZO has shortened the warm-up time to a mere three minutes. Whether you are working in a studio or taking the monitor with you on location, you get reliable color display soon after turning the monitor on.
Individually Adjusted at the Factory
EIZO adjusts the RGB color characteristics of each monitor at its factory to eliminate variation and ensure smooth tonal display.
Save Thousands of Hours in Annual Maintenance
With ColorNavigator Network software, an administrator can centralize management of all CG248-4K and other ColorEdge monitors on a network. For example the administrator can self-calibrate, set color modes, register or edit asset management settings and other tasks whether the monitors are local or remote. This ensures that monitors always have the proper settings and saves hundreds or even thousands of hours in annual maintenance time.
Broadcast and Cinema Presets
Preset modes for EBU, Rec. 709, SMPTE-C, and DCI ensure you can work in the appropriate color spaces and gamma values. Simple select the preset via the buttons on the front of the monitor. With the built-in calibration sensor, you can adjust or maintain the brightness setting for each preset.
With a single cable, the UHD 4K resolution is supported at 60 Hz by both DisplayPort 1.2 inputs and at 30 Hz by both HDMI inputs.
4K Zoom Function
Enlarge areas of the screen to confirm small details and check focus accuracy in photos using the 4K zoom function. It is quickly and easily accessible using the monitor’s front buttons.
Safe Area Marker
A safe area marker designates the area of the screen that will be displayed on any display device. This allows you to confirm that subtitles and other text will be visible.
Available with HDMI inputs only.
RadiLight is a lighting solution that easily attaches directly to the monitor and shines a 6500 K light on the wall behind it. This reduces eye fatigue while not impacting the screen's visibility. It is also equipped with a spotlight for conveniently navigating your workspace.
The CG Series comes bundled with a shading hood that effectively prevents glare on the monitor's screen caused by ambient lighting. The ColorEdge CG248-4K's shading hood is newly designed and attaches to the monitor magnetically. This allows the users to attach the hood quickly and easily without needing to connect separate parts.
Commitment to Quality
A manufacturer's 5-year warranty covers all components including the LCD panel. EIZO can guarantee a long service life because it manufacturers its products at its own factories ensuring close control over production quality.
EIZO guarantees this product will be free from bright sub-pixels for six months from purchase date for purchases made on September 1, 2015 or later.
Brightness and Color Warranty
Brightness and color are warrantied for up to 10,000 hours from the date of production.
The monitor must be used within the recommended brightness of 120 cd/m2 or less and the color temperature between 5000 – 6500 K.
TUV Color Accuracy and FograCert Softproof Monitor Certified
This model was among the first monitors in the world to obtain TUV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy (Quick Stability grade) certification. 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.
It is also recognized by Fogra as a Class A FograCert Softproof Monitor. Using it in a FograCert Softproofing System ensures designers, print specifiers, and print producers can rely on the soft proof for predictable and consistent results.
|Size||23.8" / 60 cm|
|Native Resolution||3840 x 2160 (16:9 aspect ratio)|
|Viewable Image Size (H x V)||527.0 x 296.5 mm|
|Pixel Pitch||0.137 x 0.137 mm|
|Grayscale Tones||DisplayPort, HDMI: 1024 tones (a palette of 65 thousand tones)|
|Display Colors||DisplayPort, HDMI: 1.07 billion from a palette of 278 trillion|
|Viewing Angles (H / V, typical)||178°, 178°|
|Brightness (typical)||350 cd/m2|
|Recommended Brightness for Calibration||120 cd/m2 or less|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||1000:1|
|Response Time (typical)||14 ms (Gray-to-gray)|
|Wide Gamut Coverage (typical)||Adobe RGB: 99%, DCI-P3: 93%|
|Input Terminals||DisplayPort x 2 (with HDCP Ver.1.x 6), HDMI x 2 (with HDCP Ver.1.x 6, Deep Color)|
|Digital Scanning Frequency (H / V)||
DisplayPort: 24.5 - 137.5 kHz, 22.5 - 71.5 Hz
HDMI: 14.5 - 135.5 kHz, 22.5 - 71.5 Hz
1 ports for monitor control
3-port USB hub
|Power Requirements||AC 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz|
|Maximum Power Consumption||136 W|
|Typical Power Consumption||52 W|
|Power Save Mode||Less than 9 W|
|Standby Mode||Less than 9 W|
|Power Management||Power Save (DisplayPort: Rev. 1.2a)|
|Built-in Calibration Sensor||Yes|
|Features & Functions|
|Digital Uniformity Equalizer||Yes|
|Preset Modes||Color Mode (Custom, Adobe RGB, sRGB, REC709, EBU, SMPTE-C, DCI, REC2020, Calibration)|
|OSD Languages||English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese|
|Others||Screen Size (Full Screen, Aspect Ratio, Dot by Dot), Color Adjustment (Brightness, Temperature, Gamma, Color Gamut, Hue, Saturation, Clipping, XYZ Format, Gain, Black Level, Independent 6-Color Control, Reset), Range Extension, HDMI Settings (Noise Reduction, Film Detection, Safe Area Marker, Safe Area Size, Border Color), Auto Input Detection, Menu Rotation, USB CHARGE Port, Power Save, Indicator, Beep, Input Skip, Mode Skip, Signal Switching, Information, DUE Priority, Key Lock, Picture Setup, Signal Format, Zoom, REC709 Gamut warning, All Reset|
|Dimensions (Landscape, W x H x D)||553 x 394 - 544 x 245 mm|
|Dimensions (Portrait, W x H x D)||345 x 564 - 642 x 245 mm|
|Dimensions (Without Stand, W x H x D)||553 x 345 x 64 mm|
|Net Weight||8.5 kg / 18.7 lbs|
|Dimensions (Landscape with Hood, W x H x D)||572.4 x 403 - 553 x 340 mm|
|Net Weight (Without Stand)||5.7 kg / 12.6 lbs|
|Net Weight (With Hood)||9.2 kg / 20.3 lbs|
|Height Adjustment Range||150 mm|
|Tilt||35° Up, 5° Down|
|Hole Spacing (VESA Standard)||100 x 100 mm|
|Operating Temperature||0 - 35 °C|
|Operating Humidity (R.H., non condensing)||20 - 80 %|
|Certifications & Standards (Please contact EIZO for the latest information.)||CB, CE, TUV/GS, cTUVus, FCC-B, Canadian ICES-003-B, VCCI-B, TUV/Ergonomie, TUV/Color Accuracy (Quick Stability), RCM, EAC, RoHS, WEEE, CUDO certified mark|
|Supplied Accessories (May vary by country. Please contact EIZO for details.)||AC power cord, signal cables (DisplayPort - DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort - DisplayPort), USB cable, setup guide, EIZO LCD Utility Disk (ColorNavigator software, PDF user's manual), adjustment certificate, ScreenCleaner, monitor hood, quick reference, warranty card|
Five Years 2 5
Zero bright sub-pixels for six months from date of purchase for purchases made on September 1, 2015 or later.
- 2 With current LCD technology, a panel may contain a limited number of missing or flickering pixels.
- 5 If the monitor is left on continuously over a long period of time, dark smudges or burn-in may appear. To maximize the life of the monitor, we recommend the monitor be turned off periodically.
- 6 HDCP 2.2 is not supported.
- High-precision calibration for graphics monitors
- Comfort Light for Reading Rooms
35° up tilt and 180° swivel wide adjustment range
- Keep your screen free from dust and fingerprints
- Includes pump spray and cloth
March 15, 2016
"Any studio, broadcast station or production house would benefit from this strong performer."
November 2, 2015
Very Good (5 Stars out of 5)
"Precise reproduction characteristics and a high color gamut allow sophisticated image retouching and proofing simulations."
de"Digifoto Pro (Netherlands)
May 29, 2015
"EIZO's CG248-4K is a spectacular display. The high pixel density ensures sharp reproduction of pictures, similar to professional prints. The pre-calibrated screen also provides perfect color reproduction with high contrast."