HP ZR2740w 27" LED-Backlit IPS Monitor

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HP ZR2740w 27" LED-Backlit IPS Monitor
Key Features
  • DisplayPort + Dual-Link DVI-D
  • 2560 x 1440 Resolution
  • 380cd/m² Brightness
  • 1000:1 Static Contrast Ratio
The ZR2740w 27" LED-Backlit IPS Monitor from Hewlett Packard is a high-performance LCD display, perfect for use in color-critical environments. The display uses an IPS panel, which can reproduce an amazing 1.07 billion colors. An integrated 4-port USB 2.0 hub allows for easy device connectivity.
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HP ZR2740w Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Stunning at Every Angle
  • 3Unbelievable Image Quality
  • 4Productive from the Start
  • 5Simplified Connectivity
  • 6Long-Term Durability
  • 7Energy Efficient

The ZR2740w 27" LED-Backlit IPS Monitor from Hewlett Packard is a high-performance LCD display, perfect for use in color-critical environments. The display uses an IPS panel, which can reproduce an amazing 1.07 billion colors. An integrated 4-port USB 2.0 hub allows for easy device connectivity.

The display features an impressive industrial design with a black and brushed aluminum finish. Its stand features rotation, swivel, and height adjustment. The display features a 2560 x 1440 native resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 380cd/m² brightness, 12ms response time and 178°/178° viewing angle.

Color calibration must be done through your graphics card. The monitor itself does not have color calibration options.

Stunning at Every Angle

IPS (in-plane switching) technology provides outstanding image accuracy with ultra-wide 178° viewing angles and up to 10 times higher contrast ratio

Unbelievable Image Quality

Up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors enables ultra-smooth transitions. Amazing brightness range of 50 to 380 cd/m² is ideal for low brightness to high brightness work environments

Productive from the Start

Eight ways of comfort includes height, tilt, swivel and pivot. New HP Quick Release 2 simplifies setup and supports Quick Release on VESA mount hardware

Simplified Connectivity

DisplayPort and dual-link DVI-D provide connection to a range of evolving digital technologies. The integrated USB hub connects up to four devices at the monitor

Long-Term Durability

Mission-critical reliability includes extensive testing with HP Z Workstations and the applications you use most. The 3-3-3 warranty is expandable to 5 years (optional)

Energy Efficient

BFR/PVC-free display/stand, 85% efficient power supplies and more than 25% recycled resin help you be more environmentally responsible

HP ZR2740w Specs

TypeIPS LED-backlit LCD
Viewable Size27"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 178°
Vertical: 178°
Pixel Dot Pitch0.2331mm
Response TimeGray-to-Gray: 12ms
On/Off: 14ms
Panel Life39,000 hours minimum
Colors SupportedUp to 1.07 billion
Internal InterfaceAnalog, Digital
FrequencyHorizontal: 90 kHz
Vertical: 60 Hz
Sync TypeNot Specified by Manufacturer
Resolution2560 x 1440
Input/Output Connectors
Digital1 x Dual-Link DVI-D
1 x DisplayPort
Audio InputNone
Headphone JackNone
Hub Ports4 x USB
Mount100 x 100mm VESA
ButtonsSource, Minus, Plus, Power
On-Screen DisplayYes
Auto ConfigurationYes
Touch ScreenNone
Tilt/Swivel RangeTilt: -5° to +35°
Swivel: Yes (+/- 45°)
Security1 x lock slot
Compliant StandardsIT ECO, RoHS, WEEE
System RequirementsComputer with a Dual-Link DVI-D or DisplayPort
Power RequirementsPower Consumption
  • Maximum: 120W
  • Default: 95W
  • Energy Star: 57W
  • Power Saving: less than 2W (sleep mode)
    Power Supply
  • Input: 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60Hz
  • Environmental RequirementsTemperature
  • Operating: 41° to 95° F / 5° to 35° C
  • Non-operating: -4° to 140° F / -20° to 60° C
  • Operating: 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Non-operating: 5% to 95%, 38.7° C max wet-bulb
  • Operating: 16,404' / 0 to 5,000m
  • Non-operating: 0 to 40,000' / 0 to 12,192m
  • DimensionsWith Stand: 25.4 x 9.3 x 21.26" / 64.6 x 23.5 x 54cm
    Without Stand: 25.4 x 2.7 x 15.4" / 64.6 x 6.8 x 39.2cm
    WeightWith Stand: 23.1 lb / 10.5 kg
    Without Stand: 17.6 lb / 8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)30 x 19.1 x 13"

    HP ZR2740w Reviews

    Great for Coders

    By jmcmurchie
    Rated 4 out of 5
    Date: 2014-06-02

    We started using this monitor for it's resolution. It is allowing our developers to see much more data on screen. The pixel count and clarity mean that there is not only more data, it is also easier to read. The price is very competitive, packaging is up to HP's usual great standard and set up has been easy. For our older machines we installed a very reasonable NVidia graphics card with dual display port capability. We have made two purchases of 16 and 6 monitors, B&H has been very responsive and everything has arrived on time and exactly as described. We will be continuing to buy.

    Nice monitor for photo work

    By chipburk
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2014-04-27

    I use this 27 monitor for photo work with Lightroom and Photoshop. At 2560 x 1440 resolution it provides the detail to see what I am adjusting and the results perfectly and gives plenty of room to see the surrounding areas to what I am adjusting.

    Very Good Monitor

    By Camedeiros
    Rated 4 out of 5
    Date: 2014-04-25

    I bought this monitor to be used with my 27Imac. It has the same max resolution and although the image is not as bright as the Imac (I doubt any display would match that), it is extremelly clear. It was a very good value for the money.

    Best decision I made

    By Joe
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2014-04-12

    This was a huge jump from my 24 dell. The colors are vibrant, and edge quality is sharp. It was at a great deal I could not afford to pass by.

    Great performance when it does not fail

    By Garycal
    Rated 2 out of 5
    Date: 2014-05-16

    I have two of these. First one I bought about 2 years ago from another vendor and had to return it to get one without scuff marks inside the surface cover. Since then the replacement worked fine. Just this April, I ordered one from B&H to use at my second home. It lasted exactly 27 days before it failed. Screen just went black and cannot get the image back. B&H was lighting fast about the RMA, but alas HP HAS TERRIBLE QUALITY CONTROL. No wonder they are slowly going out of business. So unless you are prepared to return one of these, find something else. It's just too bad because the performance is excellent for the price.

    Not Working for me

    By Tommy
    Rated 2 out of 5
    Date: 2014-05-07

    I was unable to get this to work with my MacBookPro late 2013 15 retina. I wanted to have an external monitor that would do 2560x1440 and this seemed like a good deal. I could not get it to display anything more than 1280x720. I bought every cable possible and adapters for the Mac and visited dozens of forums to figure this out. Even took it in to Apple Genius Bar and no one was able to get it to work. The MacBookPro did get tested with other monitors and it worked fine at the 2560x1440 resolution. These two just don't seem to be compatible. I had to return the monitor. Sad!

    Awesome Upgrade

    By Josh P.
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2014-05-07

    Seeing as this is my first monitor over 21, my first monitor over 1920x1080 resolution and my first professional monitor for editing photography - I love this thing. I did have to use the included cable - I didn't know that at first. They talk about it only having brightness to adjust it - but to me, it looks great! Since I have dual monitors, anything I put this next to looks dull, dim, and terrible. This monitor is awesome.

    download HP software for this display!

    By Meridius
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2014-05-02

    Huge improvement over 1920 x 1080 27 monitor. 77% more pixels! I'm amazed how awesome this monitor is, even without OSD features built-in. This monitor is compatible with HP Display Assistant Utility 2.11 Rev. A (11 Apr 2014). Make sure you download this if you want to adjust brightness from desktop, change orientation, change inputs, etc. Very useful to have.

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