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Hey guys,

I'm looking to buy in a couple of months my first IPS monitor. I do Visual Effects work, both video and images. I've been using the monitors in my sig for my work so far and they seem to be holding me back. I only recently found out about the different types of panels after researching a bit, to find that the TN ones I'm using aren't suited for work I do.

So my questions are,

1. A good IPS screen max $500, a bit over maybe and and at least 24". I'll be swapping out the 21.5 monitor in my setup.

2. Monitor calibrator to get. Not sure which one I should buy. Been looking at the Spyder products so far. Going to use these on the two 23.6" TN panels I have. Or is it even worth it? I'd like to be able to get good color all across three monitors, even though the IPS one will be better of course.


I've been looking at the Asus PA246Q at the moment. The P-IPS and 98% Adobe RGB color caught my eye. Also the fact that it will match my other two screens in my setup.

Thanks guys!
Edited by SilenTxR - 5/29/11 at 11:23am
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post #2 of 3
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Suggestions or thoughts? Anyone?
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Not sure if it's worth calibrating your TN panels, but if you buy one anyway for the IPS monitor, you may as well. Spyder3 pro doesn't seem too bad.
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