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Simple and Precise Calibration with ColorNavigator 6
The calibration software available with most graphics monitors is usually third-party software with limited support for operating systems and calibration devices. In addition, the software might only let you create one or two profiles which is restricting if you work in more than one color space or if you work on multiple tasks, each with their own requirements.
The ColorEdge CS270 comes bundled with EIZO’s own ColorNavigator 6 calibration software. Because ColorNavigator is developed in-house, EIZO has ensured it is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux OSes and works with a wide range of measurement devices from X-Rite, DataColor, and other manufacturers. For simplicity, preset adjustment targets are provided for photography, web design, and printing. More advanced users can set their own values for brightness, white point, and gamma, and create their own target profiles. Calibration only takes a few minutes to complete.
ColorNavigator 6 offers several advanced functions such as measuring the white of the paper to be used for printing for better screen-to-print matching and profile validation for verifying calibration results.
Learn more about color matching.
In this guide, we go over how you can retouch and print digital photos on your own home inkjet printer and match the colors with monitor.
99% of the Adobe RGB Color Space
An IPS panel with a wide color gamut reproduces 99% of the Adobe RGB color space so images shot in RAW can be converted to Adobe RGB or images shot in Adobe RGB will be displayed correctly. The colors seen in photos of vibrant blue skies and lush green forests will be reproduced faithfully.
Stable Image Display Free from Environmental Influence
EIZO-Developed ASIC at the Core
All ColorEdge models come with an ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) developed by EIZO to meet the needs of the graphics market. The ASIC has its own algorithms used in high-precision color processing to produce smooth color tones.
Brightness and Color Uniformity with DUE
Fluctuations in brightness and chromaticity on different parts of the screen are a common trait of LCD monitors. To counteract this, the monitor incorporates EIZO's patented digital uniformity equalizer (DUE) technology.
Predictable Color You Can Depend on
Individually Adjusted at the Factory
The gamma level for each ColorEdge monitor is adjusted at the factory. This is accomplished by measuring the R, G, and B gamma values from 0 – 255, then using the monitor’s 16-bit look-up table (LUT) to select the 256 most appropriate tones to achieve the desired value.
10-Bit Simultaneous Display
Using the DisplayPort input, the monitor offers 10-bit simultaneous color display* from a 16-bit look-up table which means it 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-bi display.
DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI-D inputs are included for connecting to various types of graphics boards, The HDMI input 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.
LED Backlight with Flicker-Free Display
An LED backlight reduces power consumption to just 27 watts during typical operation. When using the monitor at a low brightness setting, the ColorEdge CS270 utilizes brightness modulation technology for flicker-free image display to help prevent eye fatigue.
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.
Optional Shading Hood for Portrait and Landscape Modes
Most shading hoods can only be used in landscape mode, but a unique hood that is designed for portrait mode as well is available as an option.
Commitment to Quality and the Environment
|The monitor is backed by a manufacturer’s five-year warranty that covers all components including the LCD panel. This is at least two years more than the warranty of most monitors to ensure a long service life and low total cost of ownership. Rather than outsource production and simply replace a product if it becomes defective during its warranty period, we manufacture our products at our own factories to ensure they will last the full five years.||
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.
Mercury-Free LED Backlight
The LED backlight used with the LCD panel contains no mercury so it will have minimal environmental impact when it is eventually disposed of.
Zero Watts When Turned Off
When the monitor is turned off via the power button on its front bezel it consumes no electricity.
|Size||27.0" / 68 cm|
|Native Resolution||2560 x 1440 (16:9 aspect ratio)|
|Viewable Image Size (H x V)||596.7 x 335.6 mm|
|Pixel Pitch||0.233 x 0.233 mm|
DisplayPort, HDMI: 1,024 tones (a palette of 65 thousand tones)
DVI: 256 tones (a palette of 65 thousand tones)
DisplayPort, HDMI: 1.07 billion from a palette of 278 trillion
DVI: 16.77 million from a palette of 278 trillion
|Viewing Angles (H / V, typical)||178°, 178°|
|Brightness (typical)||300 cd/m2|
|Recommended Brightness for Calibration||120 cd/m2 or less|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||1000:1|
|Response Time (typical)||15 ms (Gray-to-gray)|
|Wide Gamut Coverage (typical)||Adobe RGB: 99%|
|Input Terminals||DVI-D 24 pin (with HDCP), DisplayPort (with HDCP), HDMI (with HDCP, Deep Color)|
|Digital Scanning Frequency (H / V)||
DisplayPort, DVI: 26 - 89 kHz, 23.75 - 63 Hz (VGA Text: 69 - 71 Hz)
HDMI: 15 - 78 kHz, 23.75 - 63 Hz
2 ports for monitor control
2-port USB hub
|Power Requirements||AC 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz|
|Maximum Power Consumption||86 W|
|Typical Power Consumption||34 W|
|Power Save Mode||Less than 0.7 W|
|Standby Mode||Less than 0.5 W|
|Power Management||Power Save (DisplayPort: Rev. 1.1a, DVI: DVI DMPM)|
|Features & Functions|
|Digital Uniformity Equalizer||Yes|
|Preset Modes||Color Mode (Custom, Paper, Adobe RGB, sRGB, Calibration)|
|OSD Languages||English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese|
|Others||Screen Size (full screen, enlarge, normal), Color Adjustment (Brightness, Gamma, Temperature, Color Gamut, Saturation, Hue, Clipping, Gain, Independent 6-Color Control, Reset), HDMI Settings (Noise Reduction), Range Extension, Signal Switching, OSD Menu Settings, Input Skip, Mode Skip, USB Selection, Signal Info, Monitor Info, DUE Priority, Key Lock, Signal Bandwidth, Power Indicator, All Reset|
|Dimensions (Landscape, W x H x D)||646 x 413 - 561 x 245 mm|
|Dimensions (Portrait, W x H x D)||402 x 657 - 688 x 245 mm|
|Dimensions (Without Stand, W x H x D)||646 x 402 x 72.5 mm|
|Net Weight||10.6 kg / 23.4 lbs|
|Net Weight (Without Stand)||7.7 kg / 17.0 lbs|
|Height Adjustment Range||148 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/Ergonomics, RCM, EAC, RoHS, WEEE, CUDO certified mark|
|Supplied Accessories (May vary by country. Please contact EIZO for details.)||AC power cord, signal cables (DVI-D - DVI-D [dual link supported], Mini DisplayPort - DisplayPort), USB cable, setup guide, EIZO LCD Utility Disk (PDF user's manual), 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.
November 5, 2015
"Conclusion: Eizo ColorEdge CS270 shines in the test center with a magnificent, faultless image that has been optimized for professional image editing."
October 12, 2015
"In purely photographic requirements and its price class, this screen simply has no equal."
Swedish Association of Professional Photographers (Sweden)
August 16, 2015
"That EIZO has produced a good display at a good price at this size is excellent."
July 22, 2015
"The image quality of the Eizo CS270 is simply in a class of its own."
Digifoto Starter (Netherlands)
June 18, 2015
"With EIZO CS270 you get a top class monitor that offers excellent color reproduction, ease of use and features."