Processing and Input Lag Analysis: Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time. Color fidelity remained intact and the screen remained bright from every angle. HP covers the ZR30w with a three-year parts, labor, and backlight warranty that includes on-site service. Installing the Monitor Pedestal Base note:

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Locating the Rating Labels The rating labels on the monitor provide the spare part number, product number, and serial number. The master power switch turns off all power to the monitor. The bit S-IPS panel has a maximum resolution of 2,by-1, pixels and a The ZR30w has a 7-millisecond black-white pixel response and up a good job of displaying smooth video, but demanding gamers may want to look elsewhere as it does produce some motion blur and isn’t really equipped ph gaming.

A New 30″ Contender: HP ZR30w Review

Log in Don’t have an account? How does HP install software and gather data? Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Although the ZR30w has great baseline performance, it’s difficult to recommend it when there are other, much more well-equipped inch monitors on the market for a lower price.

HP Zr30w 30 Widescreen S-ips Performance Series LCD Monitor

Do not touch the surface of the LCD panel. Additionally, it only has two video inputs, which is unusual for such a large display.


Because of our intimate familiarity with StarCraft II, it is our new favorite tool for judging color quality and vibrancy in games. Routing and Connecting the Cables Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near the computer. A wide band of brushed aluminum trim adorns the outer edge of the cabinet, and a small HP logo is affixed to the screen’s upper bezel.

HP ZR30w LCD Monitor – Setting Up the Monitor | HP® Customer Support

The ZR30w’s shortcomings make it hard to recommend over the Dell UltraSharp U, which delivers much more accurate colors and gives you a slew of picture settings as well as USB 3. This page requires Javascript.

Video played smoothly while watching movies but there was minor ghosting while playing Far Cry 2, which is not surprising given the panel’s millisecond black-to-white pixel response.

Insert the monitor panel into the Quick Release, and then press down firmly on the monitor to lock it in place. A year zd30w of PC Magazine’s Labs most recently as Director of OperationsJohn was responsible for the recruitment, training and management of t Continue to next page 01 As already noted, the ZR30w is zr30 primarily at enthusiasts and professionals who demand accurate color tracking and equally large gamut.

A New 30″ Contender: HP ZR30w Review

Don’t show this again. As you can see, green and blue colors are fairly close to gp zones but not ideal, while red is way oversaturated. The inputs can be selected by pressing the Source button on the front panel. The monitor automatically scans the signal inputs for an active input and uses that input for the display. Also disappointing is the video input selection; all you get is a single DisplayPort and a single dual link DVI connection.


Not unexpected given its inch screen size. The rating labels are located on the rear panel of the monitor zr30 head. When unplugging from the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug.

It is designed to support a maximum of up to Please try again shortly. PCMag reviews products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Adjust the monitor’s height so that it is parallel to your eye height for a comfortable viewing position.

Each button is about an inch wide, and each has a tactile feel and emits a soft “pop” when pressed. If the default source is not one of the active inputs, then the monitor will display the highest ranking priority input in zr30 following order: Press down firmly on the monitor to lock the pedestal base in place.

Burn-in image damage may occur on monitors that display the same static image on screen for a prolonged period of time.