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BenQ SW321C 32" 4K HLG DCI-P3 Photo Editing Monitor with USB-C

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  • Paper Color Sync Technology to Simulate Photo Print Effect on Screen

  • Uniformity Technology for Screen-Wide Color Accuracy

  • 99% Adobe RGB Color Space with IPS Technology

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Devoted to meet the latest professional color standard, BenQ has developed AQCOLOR technology to uphold the concept: “Accurate Reproduction". BenQ has invited color experts to lead the team, and also actively participated in ICC (International Color Consortium) and ISO (International Standard Organization) to establish color-related standards and implementation in order to provide consistent and accurate colors.

 

 

Industry Color Standard for Accurate Color Performance

Photographers work with great demand for color accuracy. BenQ SW321C photographer monitor achieved industry color standard to deliver truer and accurate colors so as to relive the moment.

 

Enrich Your Palette with 99% Adobe RGB

See the true colors of nature! BenQ SW321C meets the high color standards by covering 99% of Adobe RGB, 100% of sRGB/Rec. 709, and 95% of DCI-P3/Display P3, resulting in a more realistic color representation for outdoor and nature photography.

 

Color Precision to Reproduce Original Images

The 16-bit lookup table (LUT) improves RGB blending accuracy, resulting in impeccable color reproduction and Delta E ≤ 2 in Adobe RGB and sRGB color space renders the truest and most representative view of the original image.

 

 


10-bit Color Depth for Smooth Color Gradations

SW321C guarantees the silkiest and smoothest color gradations with a 10-bit panel from a 16-bit look-up-table (LUT) by gamma correction, which shows more than one billion colors for natural color transitions and subtle shading.

 
 

Color Consistency Presented in Every Detail

Surpassing industry color standards, BenQ has dedicated itself to evolving and developing its technologies to achieve a higher level of color accuracy in every detail.

 

Uniformity Technology

Achieved via delicate process utilizing high precision apparatus to meticulously fine-tune the color and the brightness at hundreds of sub-regions on the entire screen, BenQ Uniformity Technology offers screen-wide precise color from corner to corner for perfectly authentic and consistent viewing experiences.

 

Consistent Color, Convenient Monitor Usage

In every production line, BenQ has utilized a well-prepared instrument to ensure that monitors from different production lines will display color at the same precise level. Photographers will perceive the consistent color when working on dual monitors.

 

 
 

Hardware Calibration Produces Consistent Image Quality

Hardware calibration allows you to adjust the monitor’s internal image processing chip without changing the graphics card output data, keeping displayed images consistent with the original content without being affected by the graphic card setting.




Professionally Factory Calibrated to Promise Out-of-the-Box Color Accuracy

BenQ’s SW321C monitor offers the out-of-the-box color accuracy that guarantees users can enjoy the most trustworthy color performance.

Palette Master Element Calibration Software

With the use of Palette Master Element and a calibrator, you can customize the color setting or maintain the color performance of the monitor at its most optimal state.

 

 
 * Supported Platforms: Win7 or above, Mac OS 10.6.8 or above * Supported Calibrators: X-Rite i1 Display Pro / i1 Pro / i1 Pro 2 / i1 Studio, Datacolor Spyder 4/5, Spyder X, Colormunki Photo

 

 

Certified with CalMAN Verified AND PANTONE Validated

With the certification of CalMAN Verified as well the Pantone Validated, BenQ SW321C is to maintain truthful colors which promise the industry-approved performance all the creative enterprises will love to reproduce.

 

 
 

Display Every Splendid Scene with Details

More and more photographers are using digital cameras to capture the moment and to preserve any remarkable episode in life. BenQ SW321C adopts HDR and supports various video formats to replay your vivid times dynamically.


HDR Brings you the Most Dynamic Footages

SW321C is compatible with HDR10 and HLG formats so that videographers can preview the HDR effect of the video content during the editing process, ensuring desirable outcomes for their final works.

Video Format Supports Present the Real Content

SW321C supports 24P/25P film content to be displayed at native cadence without pulldown which can distort playback of the source video.

 
Third-Party Video Calibration Software Supported

SW321C supports the world-leading video calibration software CalMAN and LightSpace and thus gains software access to adjust display’s 3D LUT, guaranteeing image accuracy and consistency at all levels.

 
 

Streamline Your Workflow to Recreate the Moment

A perfect photo is not done in a step but takes a whole process from clicking the button, retouching the work, to getting it printed. BenQ has developed specialized features to facilitate a smooth retouching-to-printing workflow. This streamlined workflow will smooth the retouching process with intuitive designs and simplify the printing process with a simulated preview before printout. You can thus make the moment stay in true colors.


Paper Color Sync

Paper color sync is a BenQ proprietary technology to simulate the printing results. You can edit photos with efficiency and confidence in this time-saving screen-to-print process just by picking the color gamut, printer model and paper type to get a preview. Moreover, SW321C adopts a panel that reduces effectively the reflected light and screen glare, offering a preview that is true to what you’ll see on the paper.

 

 

Extra Intuitive Designs for Work Efficiency

Photographers would be free from repetitive actions for photo retouching and video editing by BenQ’s customizable designs to boost work efficiency.


USB-C port

The latest USB-Cᵀᴹ port provides high-speed Video/Audio/Data transmission and power delivery with one single cable.

*The transmission rate of USB-C™ can vary. *USB-C is compatible with Thunderbolt 3. *Please make sure your laptop’s USB-C port supports DisplayPort Alt mode. * Please make sure the purchased cable is certified by USB-IF and is full-featured with power delivery and video/audio/data transfer functions.


Hotkey Puck G2

Preferred color modes and features are designated as quick access to widely used settings.

 

 

Advanced Black & White Mode

Color photos are displayed in an enhanced black and white film effect. Choose from three different black and white presets to preview your photos before actual adjustment.


GamutDuo Mode

Photo preview is enabled to present the same image in two color gamut side by side for added comparison.


Shading hood

A specially designed detachable shading hood can effectively reduce the monitor’s screen glare from ambient lighting for superb color accuracy.

 

Specifications

Calibration‎
Hardware Calibration‎ Yes‎
Palette Master Element‎ Support OS: Win 7 32/64bit or above , Mac OS X 10.6.8 or above
Support Calibrator: X-Rtie i1 Display Pro / i1 Pro /i1 Pro 2 , Datacolor Spyder 4/5‎
Color Display Clone‎ Support OS: Windows OS required and only works under Calibration mode‎
Product Color‎
Product Color‎ Gray‎
Panel‎
Screen Size‎ 32"‎
Aspect Ratio‎ 16:9‎
Resolution (max.)‎ 3840x2160‎
Display Area(mm)‎ 708.48 x 398.52
Pixel Pitch (mm)‎ 0.1845
Brightness (typ.)‎ 250‎
Native Contrast ( typ. )‎ 1000:1‎
Panel Type‎ IPS‎
Viewing Angle (L/R;U/D) (CR>=10)‎ 178/178‎
Vertical Refresh Rate‎ 60Hz‎
Response Time(Tr+Tf) typ.‎ 5ms (GtG)‎
Display Colors‎ 1.07B‎
Color Gamut‎ 100% sRGB, 99% AdobeRGB, 95% P3‎‎
Color Bit‎ 10 bits‎
Audio/Video Inputs/Outputs‎
Hor. Frequency (KHz)‎ 30-140Khz‎
Ver. Frequency (Hz)‎ 48-76Hz‎
Video Bandwidth (MHZ)‎ 600MHz‎
Dimensions & Weight‎
Dimensions with Wall Mount (HxWxD mm)‎ 448.15x747.2x72.12‎
Gross Weight (kg)‎ 20.3‎
Net Weight (kg) (without shading hood) 11.8 kg
Net Weight (kg) (without stand)

Landscape: 9.1, Pivot: 9.4

Power‎
Power Supply (90~264 AC)‎ Built-in ‎
Power saving mode‎ 0.7W‎
Power Consumption (Off mode)‎ 0.5W‎
Power Consumption (Base on Energy star )‎ 50W‎
Voltage Rating‎ 96-240V‎
Special Features‎
Windows 10 Compatible‎ Yes‎
Video Format Support‎ Yes‎
Gamut Duo‎ Yes‎
Card Reader‎ Yes‎
OSD Controller‎ Yes‎
Dimensions with Wall Mount w/o Base with shading hood‎ 453.45 x 759.4 x 257.89
Dimensions (HxWxD inch) With Shading Hood‎ 663.65 x 759.4 x 340.53 (Pivot) 811.5.4 x 460.35 x 340.53‎
Dimensions (HxWxD inch) Without Shading Hood‎

Landscape: 502.25-652.25 x 747.2 x 223.61, Pivot: 798.6 x 448.15 x 223.61

Black Level‎ Yes‎
ZeroFlicker Technology‎ Yes‎
Delta E‎ <= 2 ( avg)‎
Brightness Uniformity‎ Yes‎
AMA‎ Yes‎
Color Temperature Sensor‎ Yes‎
Windows® 7 Compatible‎ Yes‎
Windows® 8 Compatible‎ Yes‎
HDCP‎ 2.2‎
Color Temperature‎ 5000°K / 6500°K/ 9300°K / User Mode‎
3D LUT‎ Yes (14 bits 3D LUT)‎
OSD Language‎ 17 languages‎
VESA Wall Mounting‎ Yes‎
Swivel (left/right)‎ 45/45‎
Tilt (down/up)‎ -5/20‎
Pivot‎ 90‎
Height Adjustment (mm)‎ 150mm‎
PIP/PBP‎ Yes‎
Kensington Lock‎ Yes‎
Windows® 8.1 Compatible‎ Yes‎
Mac Compatible‎ Yes‎
Included Accessories‎
Other Accessories‎ Shading hood, CD, QSG, Individual Calibration Report ,Hotkey Pucks‎
Signal Cable‎ miniDP to DP calbe (1.8m) , HDMI cable (1.8m) , USB 3.0 cable (1.8m )‎
I/O‎
USB‎ 3.0 ( 2* downstream , 1 * upstream), 2.0 x1 (only for Hotkey Puck)‎
HDMI‎ 2.0 x1‎
DP Input‎ 1.4x 1‎
Ethernet LAN‎ 1.4 x 1‎
Certification‎
Techinicolor‎ Yes‎

Warranty

BENQ AMERICA CORP. END USER LIMITED WARRANTY

LCD MONITORS


Subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, BenQ America Corp. (“BenQ”) warrants the BenQ LCD Monitor (“Product”), you have purchased from BenQ or from a BenQ authorized reseller/retailer to be free from defects in materials or workmanship under normal consumer use during the warranty period in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska. If the Product becomes defective during the warranty period BenQ will, at its option, repair or replace the Product. BenQ may use new or reconditioned components or parts to repair the Product, or replace the Product with a new or reconditioned Product of the same or functionally equivalent model.

BenQ LCD Monitor Standard Limited Warranty: Subject to the exclusions set forth below:

  • Three (3) year from the purchase date by the original retail purchaser (the “Customer”) (except for refurbished units which have a separate warranty policy) parts and labor only (No advance replacement).
  • Return Merchandise Authorization Shipping: The Customer will pay shipping freight to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider and BenQ will pay shipping freight to the Customer during the warranty period.
  • DOA (Dead On Arrival): Must be reported within thirty (30) days of purchase. An RMA number must be issued in order to process the replacement. BenQ will replace the DOA unit with a brand new replacement. BenQ will cover the freight charges both ways.
  • Shipping Damages: All shipping damages must be reported within seven (7) business days upon receipt of the Product. BenQ is not responsible for the shipping damages reported after such period.
  • Repaired or Replaced Parts and Products: All repaired or replaced parts or products shall be warranted only for the remainder of the original warranty period specified above.

Obtaining Depot Warranty Service
If you purchased a BenQ product in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska, you are entitled to depot repair service during the warranty period subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Depot warranty service is available for all Products purchased and located in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska.

  2. You must contact BenQ Technical Support Center at 1-866-600-2367.

  3. BenQ or BenQ Technical Support Center will attempt to resolve technical issues over the phone. If telephone resolution is not possible, BenQ or BenQ Customer Service Center will then issue a Return Merchandise Authorization (“RMA”) number to be used as a means of identifying the product returned. RMA authorization numbers are valid for thirty (30) days and void thereafter.

  4. You must return the product to BenQ unless otherwise directed by BenQ to a BenQ Authorized Service Provider. You must prepay any shipping charges, export taxes, custom duties and taxes, or any charges associated with transportation of the BenQ product. In addition, you are responsible for insuring any Product shipped or returned and assume the risk of lost packages.

  5. All returned Products must be accompanied with (i) the original shipping and packing materials, (ii) a description of the BenQ product symptom and (iii) proof of the place and date of purchase. The RMA number must be clearly printed on packing slip and on the exterior-shipping container. All Products must be sent in secured packaging to avoid any shipping damages.

  6. BenQ and BenQ Authorized Service Provider reserve the right to refuse and return, freight collect, Products (i) that are not covered by BenQ’s warranty; or (ii) for which there is no trouble found. Products delivered to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider with an expired RMA may be refused and returned, without prior notice, to the Customer freight collect.

  7. BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider will use its best efforts to service Products within thirty (30) days after receipt of the Products at its warehouse facilities. For return shipments of the Products, except otherwise described herein, BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider will pay the shipping cost and retain risk of loss until delivery to the Customer’s location as evidenced by signature collected by carrier. The Customer may designate only one location within the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska for return shipments. BenQ and BenQ Authorized Service Provider are not responsible for shipping or other delays beyond their control.



Exclusions
This limited warranty does not extend to any Product not purchased from the BenQ authorized reseller. This limited warranty also does not extend to any product that has been damaged or rendered defective (a) due to normal wear and tear; (b) as a result of use of the Product other than for its normal intended use, or other misuse, abuse or negligence to the Product; (c) by the use of parts not manufactured or sold by BenQ; (d) by modification of the Product; (e) as a result of service by anyone other than BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider; (f) improper transportation or packing when returning the Product to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider; (g) improper installation of third-party products; (h) improper environment (including improper temperature or humidity); (i) unusual physical or electrical stress or interference, failure
or fluctuation of electrical power, lightning, static electricity, fire, or acts of God. BenQ is not responsible for damage to or loss of any programs, data or removable storage media. You are responsible for saving (backing up) any programs, data or removable storage media.

Other Limitations
EXCEPT FOR THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH HEREIN, BenQ DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY APPLICABLE LAW ARE LIMITED TO THE TERMS OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL BenQ BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, INFORMATION, DATA OR USE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR BASED ON A WARRANTY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT, EVEN IF BenQ HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT, AS APPLICABLE, UNDER THE WARRANTY SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN IS YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY BREACH OF THE BenQ LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH HEREIN. IF, DESPITE THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, FOR ANY REASON BenQ BECOMES LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, THEN, THE LIABILITY OF BenQ WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE INVOICE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO BenQ OR A BenQ AUTHORIZED RESELLER FOR THE PRODUCT.
All prices, products, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Some states or provinces/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages for consumer products, and some states or provinces/jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts. In such states or provinces/jurisdictions, the exclusions or limitations of this limited warranty may not apply to you. This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state/jurisdiction to jurisdiction. You are advised to consult applicable state and provincial/local laws for a full determination of your rights.

Please call Technical Support Center to report a defective product.
Hours: M-F 8:30am – 5:30pm PST
Phone: 866-600-2367
To avoid delays, please DO NOT SEND ANY BenQ product to BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider without BenQ’s authorization.

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