Product Id: 08.01.006.99
Quick OverviewASUS ProArt PA27AC 27 Inch WQHD HDR Professional Monitor (Thunderbolt, HDMI, DP, USB, Earphone jack)
|Model||ASUS ProArt PA27AC|
|Display Size (Inch)||27|
|Display Type||2K WQHD LED|
|Display Resolution||2160 x 1440 Pixels|
|Response Time (ms)||5ms (Gray to Gray)|
|Viewing Angle||178 degree (H & V)|
|USB Port||1 x USB3.0 Type-B (upstream), 2 x USB3.0 Type-A, 1 x USB3.0 Type-C (downstream)|
|Contrast Ratio (TCR/DCR)||100000000:1 (ASCR)|
|Speaker (Built-in)||2W x 2|
|Specialty||Flicker free, Trace Free Technology, 7 SPLENDID Video Preset Modes (sRGB Mode/ Scenery Mode/ Standard Mode/ User Mode 1/ User Mode 2/ Reading Mode/ Darkroom Mode), 4 Modes Color Temperature Selection, A4/ B5/ Alignment Grid/ Ruler/ Customization QuickFit Modes, Low Blue Light, HDCP support, Adaptive-Sync supported, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support, Dual Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, HDR Professional Monitor, Hardware Calibration|
|Others||Color Saturation: 100%(sRGB), Panel Type: IPS, Display Viewing Area(HxV): 608.6 x 348.3mm, Pixel Pitch: 0.233 mm, Display Colors: 16.7M (real 8 bit), Flicker free, Trace Free Technology: Yes, SPLENDID Video Preset Modes: 7 Modes, Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes, Gamma adjustment: Yes, Color Adjustment: 6-axis adjustment (R,G,B,C,M,Y), QuickFit (modes): Yes, Picture-in-Picture: Yes, Picture-by-Picture: Yes, Low Blue Light: Yes, HDCP support: Yes, 1.4 & 2.2, Adaptive-Sync supported: Yes, DisplayPort / Thunderbolt 3 ports, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support: Yes, Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack, Signal Input: 2 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Weight: 8.5Kg|
|Dimensions||614 x 353 x 55mm (without Stand), 614 x (386 - 506) x 221mm (with Stand)|
ASUS ProArt PA27AC HDR Professional Monitor - 27-inch, WQHD, HDR-10, 100% of sRGB, color accuracy ΔE < 2, Thunderbolt 3, Hardware Calibration
ASUS ProArt PA27AC is Worldwide 1st 27-inch HDR400 with Thunderbolt 3 professional monitor. It features WQHD IPS panel with a 4-side frameless design and a wide 100% of sRGB color gamut. Up to 400 nits of brightness and HDR-10 provide lifelike experience. PA27AC features Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports supports data transfers at up to 40 Gbps, DisplayPort and also support 45W power delivery. Advanced ProArt calibration technology and factory pre-calibrated to ensures the color accuracy (∆E < 2). With Windows- and Mac OS-certified, PA27AC is ideal for graphic designers, photographers, or anyone looking for high color accuracy.
With 77% more pixels than conventional Full HD monitors, ProArt PA27AC offers WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution for the superior picture quality and sharp imagery that photographers desire. And, with so much extra screen space, you can work more easily and comfortably with less scrolling and zooming.
Achieving 100% coverage of the sRGB color gamut, ProArt PA27AC reproduces richer and more vivid colors, ensuring that colors in your photos look more lifelike.
Ideal for photographers, graphic designers or anyone looking for high accuracy, PA27AC offers 8-bit color graphics to display over 16.7 million colors. It uses a 14-bit internal lookup table and supports Gamma values of 2.6, 2.4, 2.2, 2.0 and 1.8 to give you natural-looking images, and smoother transitions between hues.
ProArt PA27AC features up to 400 nits of brightness and HDR-10 high dynamic range technology for brighter whites and darker blacks, resulting in a rich and lifelike viewing experience.
Revel in pure, expressive hues thanks to accurate, true-to-life color reproduction. Each ProArt PA27AC monitor is pre-calibrated to guarantee industry-leading color accuracy (∆E < 2), and features ASUS advanced gray-scale tracking technology that provides a report of calibration levels 63, 127 and 255. This ensures your images are accurately reproduced onscreen, allowing you to see exactly how your work is going to look when it's finished. PA27AC also comes with 95% uniformity compensation to guard against brightness and chroma (color) fluctuations on different parts of the screen.
Whether you're using a desktop or laptop, PC or Mac, ASUS ProArt Calibration Technology offers color accuracy tuning and uniformity compensation to make things easy when it's time to recalibrate your display's brightness and color consistency.
(calibrator is not included in the package)
For unrivaled expandability and versatile, ultrafast connections, ProArt PA27AC includes two USB-C ports that support Thunderbolt 3 for data transfer speeds of up to 40Gb/s, DisplayPort and USB 3.1 with Power Delivery for providing up to 45W of power to external devices. In addition, you can daisy-chain several displays through a single port without the need for a hub or a switch. With Thunderbolt 3, the possibilities are truly endless!
Built-in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and Picture-by-Picture (PbP) functionality let you view content from multiple WQHD sources simultaneously and switch between them easily. You can even select which audio source to play.
Place multiple input sources side by side onscreen and configure each individual window's color settings with sRGB, User Mode 1, and User Mode 2 to see the difference between them.
ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology is designed to protect viewers from harmful exposure to blue light. Certified by TÜV Rheinland, the blue light filter offers four settings that are easily accessed through the onscreen display menu via the hotkey.
With ProArt PA27AC, a comfortable viewing position is always within reach thanks to its slim profile and ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments. Its onscreen menu even rotates automatically to display correctly when using the monitor in portrait orientation — handy when working with websites or longer documents.
Save time and work smarter with ASUS QuickFit Virtual Scale. It provides you with an onscreen grid overlay so you can align and preview documents in their actual sizes prior to printing. There's also an intuitive 5-way navigation joystick so you can easily access and switch settings using the onscreen menu.
Model - ASUS ProArt PA27AC, Series - Business, Display Size (Inch) - 27 inch, Shape - Widescreen, Display Type - 2.5K WQHD Display, Display Resolution - 2560 x 1440, Brightness (cd/m2) - 400cd/m2, Contrast Ratio (TCR/DCR) - 100000000:1 (ASCR), Response Time (ms) - 5ms (Gray to Gray), Refresh Rate (Hz) - 48-60Hz (V), HDMI Port - 3 (1 x HDMI v2.0a, 2 x HDMI v1.4), Thunderbolt - Thunderbolt 3, Display Port - 1, USB - 1 x USB3.0 Type-B (upstream), 2 x USB3.0 Type-A, 1 x USB3.0 Type-C (downstream), Speaker (Built-in) - 2W x 2 Stereo, Aspect Ratio - 16:9, Viewing Angle - 178 degree (H & V), Dimensions - 614 x 353 x 55mm (without Stand), 614 x (386 - 506) x 221mm (with Stand), Others - Color Saturation: 100%(sRGB), Panel Type: IPS, Display Viewing Area(HxV): 608.6 x 348.3mm, Pixel Pitch: 0.233 mm, Display Colors: 16.7M (real 8 bit), Flicker free, Trace Free Technology: Yes, SPLENDID Video Preset Modes: 7 Modes, Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes, Gamma adjustment: Yes, Color Adjustment: 6-axis adjustment (R,G,B,C,M,Y), QuickFit (modes): Yes, Picture-in-Picture: Yes, Picture-by-Picture: Yes, Low Blue Light: Yes, HDCP support: Yes, 1.4 & 2.2, Adaptive-Sync supported: Yes, DisplayPort / Thunderbolt 3 ports, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support: Yes, Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack, Signal Input: 2 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, Weight: 8.5Kg, Color - Black, Specialty - Flicker free, Trace Free Technology, 7 SPLENDID Video Preset Modes (sRGB Mode/ Scenery Mode/ Standard Mode/ User Mode 1/ User Mode 2/ Reading Mode/ Darkroom Mode), 4 Modes Color Temperature Selection, A4/ B5/ Alignment Grid/ Ruler/ Customization QuickFit Modes, Low Blue Light, HDCP support, Adaptive-Sync supported, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support, Dual Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, HDR Professional Monitor, Hardware Calibration, Warranty - 3 year
Since you will spend a huge chunk of your day looking at the screen, it is crucial to find a monitor best fits your needs. Without a good display, whatever you do on your PC will seem dull, whether you’re into gaming or any other stuff of your choice. There are tons of features and options to look out for when buying a monitor, so a close look is required beforehand.
Quick buying tips
Choose as per your need. If you are a gamer, you should look for a fast refresh rate and low response time. Professionals should seek color accuracy and for general use, users with less specific needs often opt for a monitor with high contrast VA panel.
Higher resolution for better picture quality. Resolution refers to the monitor's pixel density in length x width format. 1920x1080, also known as 1080p or full HD (FHD), is the baseline for a modern PC build. You’ll experience sharper images on a QHD or 4K monitor.
Required resolution for gaming: More pixels produce better pictures. But if you’re into gaming, those pixels can slow you down unless you have a beefy enough graphics card. Most video interfaces don’t support refresh rates faster than 60 Hz for 4K/UHD or 5K signals. Video interfaces are just beginning to support higher refresh rates at 4K resolution, but you still need a very expensive graphics card play at 4K resolution and push past 60 frames per second (fps).
The current sweet spot seems to be QHD/2K (2560x1440) resolution. With monitors up to 32 inches, you see the good density and a detailed image that isn’t too difficult for mid-priced graphics cards to handle.
If you want ultimate speed, FHD (1920x1080) delivers the highest frame rates (you won't find gaming monitors today with lower resolution). But avoid stretching that resolution past 27 inches, as you may notice a dip in image quality, with pesky individual pixels being visible.
Bigger is better. The refresh rate is described as a number in Hz, where the number is how many times your monitor refreshes per second. In other words, it's the frame rate of the monitor: the higher the number the smoother things will look. If you’re a gamer, the refresh rate is especially important, and you’ll want a monitor with at least 75Hz (most monitors designed for gaming offer at least 144Hz), combined with the lowest response time you can find. If you’re not into gaming, a 60Hz refresh rate should do.
Shorter is better. If you are a gamer, response time is a crucial feature for you. Longer response times can mean motion blur when gaming or watching fast-paced videos. The highest response time you’ll likely see is 5ms, while the fastest gaming monitors can have a 0.5ms response time.
Today’s LCD panels use three major technologies: twisted nematic (TN panel), vertical alignment (VA panel) and in-plane switching (IPS panel). Each has several variations with different advantages. TN monitors are the fastest but cheapest due to poorer viewing angles. IPS monitors have slightly faster response times and show color better than VA panels, but VA monitors have the best contrast out of all three-panel types.
G-Sync or FreeSync
Gaming monitors usually have Nvidia G-Sync (for PCs with Nvidia graphics cards) and /or AMD FreeSync (for the right running AMD graphics). Both reduce tearing and stuttering, although G-Sync monitors usually cost more than FreeSync ones.
G-Sync monitors operate from a 30 Hz refresh rate up to the monitor’s maximum. FreeSync displays are not as consistent. FreeSync monitors usually support adaptive refresh up to a monitor’s maximum refresh rate. But it’s the lower limit you must consider.
Regardless, if your budget only has room for a low-to-mid speed graphics card, you’ll want a monitor with either G-Sync or FreeSync with a low minimum refresh rate.