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HP LP2480zx

HP LP2480zx
alaScore 90

35 reviews

Dec, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of HP LP2480zx. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP LP2480zx is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP LP2480zx

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP LP2480zx from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the reliability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx - 24in Professional LCD Monitor

 

Are one billion colours enough to make this the ideal CRT replacement?

In the DreamColor LP2480zx, HP has delivered an early candidate for product of the year. Its 30-bit panel and colour space support are unprecedented in this price range, while the ease of use and wealth of options can't be easily faulted. Now all HP...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

HP Berlin 2008: HP Unleashes DreamColor LP2480ZX LCD

 

Professional grade 24in LCD Monitor with 100% Adobe RGB colour space coverage.

Jun, 2008

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx review

 

HP's DreamColor is a dream come true for amateur photographers and wannabe directors. But, boy, does it come at a price…

A breakthrough for almost affordable LCDs that should filter down to cheaper panels soon

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Richard Leon (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx review

 

The studio wanted a panel with a wide colour range and good linearity suitable for movie editing as well as stills, and the HP DreamColor LP2480zx is the result - or so we're told.

At almost £2,000, the HP DreamColor LP2480zx isn’t exactly a budget 24in monitor, and HP is taking on some tough competition from Eizo and NEC. The wider gamut and extra features give it a technical edge, but considering that a similarly specced...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Leon (techworld.com)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx

 

The DreamColor tag on the HP DreamColor LP2480zx - it appears only in marketing, and not on the monitor itself - comes from a collaboration between HP and SKG Dreamworks movie studio.

At almost £2,000, the HP DreamColor LP2480zx isn’t exactly a budget 24in monitor, and HP is taking on some tough competition from Eizo and NEC. The wider gamut and extra features give it a technical edge, but considering that a similarly specced...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Leon (macworld.co.uk)

LP2480zx DreamColor review

 

Born out of a partnership between HP and Dreamworks SKG, the LP2480zx has a lot of professional backing behind it. We see how well it performs.

High performance, wide gamut; tilt, swivel and rotate; robust build, effective OSD, multiple inputs, picture-in-picture

Expensive, stand hardware is slightly wobbly, OS X colour profile isn’t accurate, control software doesn’t support OS X (but isn’t essential)

At almost £2,000, it isn’t exactly a budget 24in monitor, and HP is taking on some tough competition from Eizo and NEC. The wider gamut and extra features give it a technical edge, but considering that a similarly specced professional 30in panel is...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx

 

A monitor for professionals

Superb up-scaling of video, impeccable colours

It's hard to fault this monitor, but it probably could use some more calibration options in its menu system

For colour critical applications, this monitor is ideal. Its colours were vibrant and its black level was perfect.

Aug, 2008

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Eric Franklin (cnet.com)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx review

 

It's difficult to justify buying an electronic device that costs $2,500 or more. The HP DreamColor LP2480zx costs $2,500 if you buy it directly from HP, but you can find it for $2,900-to-$3,000 from other online retailers. At those prices, only...

The HP DreamColor LP2480zx has impeccable color reproduction and includes direct black level control.

The HP DreamColor LP2480zx forgoes direct color and contrast controls and can't compare, featurewise, to its competitors. Its price is a pill that's hard to swallow.

The HP DreamColor LP2480zx is a performance monster that costs too much for the features it offers.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Craig Simms (cnet.com.au)

HP LP2480zx

 

HP's LP2480zx is a sight to behold. Now if only we had a spare AU$4,200 kicking around...

Natural, vibrant colours without being garish ; Large array of inputs ; Massive configurability through the OSD

PIP mode not as comprehensive as it could be ; Bundled calibration software has poor multi-monitor support

We have, perhaps, enjoyed this little glimpse into the professional world a little too much. Now if only we didn't have to send it back.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Richard Leon (pcworld.co.nz)

HP DreamColor LP2480zx

 

The DreamColor tag on the HP DreamColor LP2480zx - it appears only in marketing, and not on the monitor itself - comes from a collaboration between HP and SKG Dreamworks movie studio

We're also told that this 24-inch panel displays billions of colours, which may be true, but it's neither useful nor unique. Most high-end panels include 12-bit colour control rather than the HP DreamColor LP2480zx's 10-bit control but your eyes can't...

Apr, 2009
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