HP ZR2740W 27 inch IPS monitor unboxing and quick review (with ZR22W) by Jianfei_Mark

Product Features

The LCD (liquid crystal display) monitors have an active matrix of thin-film transistors (TFT). All models have the following features:

  • Mercury-free LED backlight
  • Wide viewing angle to allow viewing from a sitting or standing position, or moving side-to-side
  • Removable pedestal and VESA-standard mounting holes for flexible mounting solutions
  • Support for the optional HP speaker bar (purchased separately)
  • Plug and play capability when supported by the operating system
  • Security slot provision on rear of monitor for optional cable lock
  • Cable management feature for placement of cables and cords
  • HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) copy protection on all digital inputs
  • Software and documentation CD that includes monitor drivers, utilities, and product documentation
  • Energy saver feature to meet requirements for reduced power consumption
  • Intelligent Management AssetControl
  • Compliant with the European Union RoHS Directive

ZR2040w Model

Features of the ZR2040w model include:

  • 50.8 cm (20-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1600 × 900 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions
  • Video signal input to support VGA analog with VGA signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support DVI digital with DVI-D signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support DisplayPort digital with DisplayPort signal cable provided
  • Landscape and portrait orientations
  • Tilt adjustment
  • On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments in several languages for ease of setup and screen optimization
  • HP Display Assistant utility software for adjusting monitor settings and enabling the theft deterrence feature
  • Auto-adjustment Pattern Utility
  • Privacy filter slots to insert filters (purchased separately) to block side screen viewing
  • Energy Star Qualified and meets TCO Requirements

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ZR2240w Model

Features of the ZR2240w model include:

  • 54.72 cm (21.5-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1920 × 1080 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions
  • Video signal input to support VGA analog with VGA signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support DVI digital with DVI-D signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support HDMI digital
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 2,000,000:1
  • Video signal input to support DisplayPort digital with DisplayPort signal cable provided
  • USB 2.0 hub with one upstream (connects to the computer) and four downstream (connect to USB devices) ports
  • USB cable included to connect to the monitor’s USB hub and to a USB connector on a computer
  • 8-way comfort adjust including Height, Tilt, Pivot and Swivel adjustments
  • HP Quick Release 2 is now a flush mount solution that lets you quickly install the panel with a simple click and remove it with the convenient sliding tab release
  • Easy access pull-out information card with the information needed for a support call
  • On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments in several languages for ease of setup and screen optimization
  • HP Display Assistant utility software for adjusting monitor settings and enabling the theft deterrence feature
  • Auto-adjustment Pattern Utility
  • Privacy filter slots to insert filters (purchased separately) to block side screen viewing
  • Energy Star Qualified and meets TCO Requirements

ZR2440w Model

Features of the ZR2440w model include:

  • 61.13 cm (24-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 1920 × 1200 resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions
  • Video signal input to support DisplayPort digital with DisplayPort signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support HDMI digital
  • Video signal input to support DVI digital with DVI-D signal cable provided
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 2,000,000:1
  • USB 2.0 hub with one upstream (connects to the computer) and four downstream (connect to USB devices) ports
  • USB cable included to connect to the monitor’s USB hub and to a USB connector on a computer
  • SPDIF Digital Audio Output signal
  • Analog audio output signal to support 2.0 Sound

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  • 8-way comfort adjust including Height, Tilt, Pivot and Swivel adjustments
  • HP Quick Release 2 is now a flush mount solution that lets you quickly install the panel with a simple click and remove it with the convenient sliding tab release
  • Easy access pull-out information card with the information needed for a support call
  • On-Screen Display (OSD) adjustments in several languages for ease of setup and screen optimization
  • HP Display Assistant utility software for adjusting monitor settings and enabling the theft deterrence feature
  • Privacy filter slots to insert filters (purchased separately) to block side screen viewing
  • Energy Star Qualified and meets TCO Requirements
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ZR2740w Model

Features of the ZR2740w model include:

  • 68.74 cm (27-inch) diagonal viewable area display with 2560 x 1440 resolution
  • Video signal input to support DVI digital with DVI-Dual Link signal cable provided
  • Video signal input to support DisplayPort digital with DisplayPort signal cable provided
  • USB 2.0 hub with one upstream (connects to the computer) and four downstream (connect to USB devices) ports
  • USB cable included to connect to the monitor’s USB hub and to a USB connector on a computer
  • 8-way comfort adjust including Height, Tilt, Pivot and Swivel adjustments
  • HP Quick Release 2 is now a flush mount solution that lets you quickly install the panel with a simple click and remove it with the convenient sliding tab release
  • Easy access pull-out information card with the information needed for a support call

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Setting Up the Monitor

To set up the monitor, ensure that the power is turned off to the monitor, computer system, and other attached devices, then follow the instructions below.

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Installing the Pedestal

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CAUTION: Whenever you handle the monitor, take care not to touch the surface of the LCD panel. Pressure on the panel may cause non-uniformity of color or disorientation of the liquid crystals. If this occurs the screen will not recover to its normal condition.
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To assemble the ZR2040w, slide the pedestal upright into its base, as shown on the following page. Figure 2-1 Assembling the ZR2040w pedestal
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Installing the Pedestal 5

Models ZR2240w, ZR2440w, and ZR2740w use the HP Quick Release 2 mechanism for easy moving of the monitor. To mount the panel onto the pedestal:

  1. Slide the mounting plate on the pedestal under the upper lip of the recess in the back of the panel.
  1. Lower the pedestal into the recess until it snaps into place.
  1. The HP Quick Release 2 latch pops up when the monitor is locked in place.

Figure 2-2 Mounting the Panel onto the HP Quick Release 2
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Rear Components

ZR2040w Model

Figure 2-3 ZR2040w Rear Components
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ComponentFunction
1AC Power ConnectorConnects the AC power cord to the monitor.
2Cable Lock ProvisionProvides slot for use with cable security locks.
3DisplayPort ConnectorConnects the DisplayPort cable to the monitor.
4DVI-D ConnectorConnects the DVI-D cable to the monitor.
5VGA ConnectorConnects the VGA cable to the monitor.

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ZR2240w Model

Figure 2-4 ZR2240w Rear Components
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Rear Components 7

ComponentHP zr2740w User Manual 27Function
10Information CardProvides information needed for a support call.
11USB Downstream ConnectorsConnects optional USB devices to the monitor.
(side panel)

ZR2440w Model

Figure 2-5 ZR2440w Rear Components
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ComponentFunction
1Cable Lock ProvisionProvides slot for use with cable security locks.
2Master Power SwitchTurns off all power to the monitor.
NOTE:  Putting the switch in the Off position will yield the
lowest power state for the monitor when not in use.
3AC Power ConnectorConnects the AC power cord to the monitor.
4Digital Audio OutputConnects an audio cable with RCA plug to the monitor.

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5Analog Audio OutputConnects an audio cable with 3.5 mm L/R mini-plug to the
monitor.
6DisplayPort ConnectorConnects the DisplayPort cable to the monitor.
7HDMI ConnectorConnects an HDMI cable to the monitor.
8DVI-D ConnectorConnects the DVI-D cable to the monitor.
9USB Upstream ConnectorConnects the monitor USB hub cable to a host USB port/
hub.
10USB Downstream ConnectorsConnects optional USB devices to the monitor.
11Information CardProvides information about the monitor.
12USB Downstream ConnectorsConnects optional USB devices to the monitor.
(side panel)

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ZR2740w Model

Figure 2-6 ZR2740w Rear Components
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ComponentFunction
1Cable Lock ProvisionProvides slot for use with cable security locks.
2Master Power SwitchTurns off all power to the monitor.
NOTE:  Putting the switch in the Off position will yield the
lowest power state for the monitor when not in use.
3AC Power ConnectorConnects the AC power cord to the monitor.
4DisplayPort ConnectorConnects the DisplayPort cable to the monitor.
5DVI-D ConnectorConnects the DVI-D cable to the monitor.
6USB Upstream ConnectorConnects the monitor USB hub cable to a host USB port/
hub.
7USB Downstream ConnectorsConnects optional USB devices to the monitor.
8Information CardProvides information needed for a support call.
9USB Downstream ConnectorsConnects optional USB devices to the monitor.
(side panel)

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Routing and Connecting the Cables

Place the monitor in a convenient, well-ventilated location near the computer.

ZR2040w Model

The cable-restraining bar on the pedestal of the ZR2040w is held in place by four tabs.

Figure 2-7 Cable-Restraining Bar
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  1. To remove the bar, first pull one end of the bar away from the pedestal (1). When it is free, the bar can be removed (2).

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  1. Connect the video cables provided to the connectors shown in ZR2040w Model on page 6. You do not have to connect them all.
  1. For each cable you’ve attached, plug the other end into the appropriate connector on the computer.

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  1. Connect the AC power cord and plug it into the wall outlet.

HP zr2740w User Manual 39 WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment:
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Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature.

Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all times.

Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.

For your safety, do not place anything on power cords or cables. Arrange them so that no one may accidentally step on or trip over them. Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging from the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug.

  1. Gather the video cables and replace the cable-restraining bar so as to contain the cables. Figure 2-8 ZR2040w Model Cable Routing

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ZR2240w, ZR2440w, and ZR2740w Models

  1. Remove the cable routing cover by pulling it straight off the front of the column. Figure 2-9 Cable Routing Cover

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  1. Before connecting the cables, route them through the cable routing hole in the column (1) and replace the cable routing cover (2).

Figure 2-10 Cable Routing
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  1. Connect the desired signal sources. Refer to the drawings in (Rear Components on page 6) to identify the connectors on your monitor. For each one, plug in one end of the appropriate cable. Attach the other end to your computer or other video source.

The ZR2440w model supports audio output from the HDMI and DisplayPort inputs. Use the RCA jack for digital output and the 3.5 mm mini-jack for analog 2.0 Sound.

HP zr2740w User Manual 49NOTE: It is not necessary to connect all the connectors to video sources.
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  1. If you will be using USB devices (such as a digital camera, USB keyboard, or USB mouse), connect one end of the provided USB cable to the USB hub connector on the rear panel of the computer, and the other end to the upstream USB connector on the monitor. The four downstream USB ports (two on the rear and two on the side) are now available for your devices. Figure 2-11 Connecting USB Cables

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  1. Connect one end of the power cable to the AC power connector on the back of the monitor, and the other end to an electrical wall outlet.

HP zr2740w User Manual 55 WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment:
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Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature.

Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all times.

Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.

For your safety, do not place anything on power cords or cables. Arrange them so that no one may accidentally step on or trip over them. Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging from the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug.

Mounting the Monitor to User-Supplied Support Hardware

The monitor can be installed to any support that meets the VESA standards.

HP zr2740w User Manual 59NOTE: This apparatus is intended to be supported by a UL or CSA Listed wall mount bracket.
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CAUTION: The HP Quick Release 2 can be installed directly to a wall to mount the monitor panel. It is designed to support a maximum of up to 10.9 kg (24 lbs). If you are mounting to a wall, HP recommends that you consult with a qualified engineering, architectural, or construction professional to determine the appropriate type and quantity of mounting fasteners required for your application and to ensure that the mounting solution is properly installed to support applied loads.
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The weight for your model can be found in Technical Specifications on page 29.

Before you begin, make sure the monitor is turned off and the power and signal cables are disconnected. Also disconnect any USB cables. To protect the panel, lay it face down on a soft, flat surface.

Mounting the ZR2040w Panel

  1. Remove the four screws holding the panel to the pedestal.
  1. To mount the panel, use the four holes surrounding the HP logo on the back of the monitor. Figure 2-12 Mounting the ZR2040w Model

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CAUTION: This monitor supports the VESA industry standard 100 mm mounting holes. To attach a third-party mounting solution to the monitor, four 4 mm, 0.7 pitch, and 10 mm long screws are required. Longer screws must not be used because they may damage the monitor. It is important to verify that the manufacturer’s mounting solution is compliant with the VESA standard and is rated to support the weight of the monitor display panel. For best performance, it is important to use the power and video cables provided with the monitor.
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  1. If you mount the panel in portrait orientation, you will need to rotate the image to match. See Portrait Orientation on page 22 for instructions.

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Mounting a Quick-Release Panel

The ZR2240w, ZR2440w and ZR2740w support mounting to VESA-compliant hardware in two ways:

  • Remove the HP stand and use the 4 VESA mount threaded holes (100 x 100 pattern) that are in the Quick Release 2 recess. Screws of the appropriate length are provided.

Figure 2-13 Mounting a VESA Arm
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  • Alternatively, follow the instructions below to use the HP Quick Release 2 feature with your VESA mounting hardware.

Start by removing the pedestal.

Figure 2-14 Removing the Pedestal
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  1. Press down on the latch near the bottom center of the monitor to unlock the HP Quick Release 2.
  1. Swing the bottom of the pedestal up until the mounting plate clears the recess in the panel.

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  1. Slide the pedestal out of the recess.
  1. Remove four screws holding the mounting plate to the head of the pedestal: Figure 2-15 Removing the Mounting Plate from the Pedestal

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  1. Remove four screws to separate the mounting plate from its cover: Figure 2-16 Removing the Cover from the Mounting Plate

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  1. Attach the mounting plate to the wall or swing arm of your choice.

Figure 2-17 Installing the Mounting Plate
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CAUTION: This monitor supports the VESA industry standard 100 mm mounting holes. To attach a third-party mounting solution to the monitor, four 4 mm, 0.7 pitch, and 10 mm long screws are required. Longer screws must not be used because they may damage the monitor. It is important to verify that the manufacturer’s mounting solution is compliant with the VESA standard and is rated to support the weight of the monitor display panel. For best performance, it is important to use the power and video cables provided with the monitor.
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  1. Place the panel on the mounting bracket you’ve installed by aligning its recess with the mounting bracket, then sliding it down over the top of the bracket and pressing it back into place against the bracket. The release latch on the monitor will pop up when the monitor is safely locked in place.

Locating the Information Card (Select Models)

Figure 2-18 The Pull-out Information Card
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The ZR2240w, ZR2440w, and ZR2740w models provide a card with the information you will need when contacting HP for support. The card pulls out from behind the USB connectors on the left side of the panel.

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Identifying information is located on the pull-out card (instead of on labels on the back of the monitor). Warranty support information (model number, serial number, product number) is printed on the front of the card and regulatory information is printed on the back of the card.

Installing a Cable Lock

You can secure the monitor to a fixed object with an optional cable lock available from HP.

Figure 2-19 Installing a Cable Lock
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Turning on the Monitor

  1. If your monitor has a master power switch (located on the rear of the monitor), put it in the On position (I) .
  1. Press the power button on the computer to turn it on.
  1. Press the power button on the front of the monitor to turn it on.

HP zr2740w User Manual 85 CAUTION: Burn-in image damage may occur on monitors that display the same static image on screen for a prolonged period of time (12 consecutive hours of non-use). To avoid burn-in image damage on the monitor screen, you should always activate a screen saver application or sleep timer, or turn off the monitor when it is unused for a long time. Image retention is a condition that may occur on all LCD screens. Monitors with a “burned-in image” are not covered under the HP warranty.
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You may see a status message or an image on the screen. The LED on the front panel will turn blue. If the monitor is not receiving any input, it will soon go into low-power mode, indicated by the LED turning amber.

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Adjusting the Monitor

  1. Tilt the monitor’s panel forward or backward to set it to a comfortable eye level. Figure 2-20 Adjusting the Tilt

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  1. If your monitor has the ability to swivel, adjust it to the left or right for the best viewing angle. Figure 2-21 Adjusting the Viewing Angle (Select Models)

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  1. Models ZR2240w, ZR2440w, and ZR2740w provide for height adjustment. Adjust the monitor’s height so that it is parallel to your eye height for a comfortable viewing position. A lock-down/ release button on the back of the column prevents the display head from sliding up when the

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