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Windows 7 has a built-in calibrating tool... I've also used Samsung MagicTune software
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Anyone have an idea of how much it costs to get a monitor professionally calibrated?
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I was just suggesting this just to get in the ballpark anyways. The calibration done afterwards should clean up any monitor to monitor discrepancies. The only thing I don't like about the Huey Pro is that it doesn't help you calibrate contrast and brightness, It only corrects colors through icc profiles.
Never use someone else's settings and assume that it's even close to being correct. It's even worse than just adjusting it by eye.

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Anyone have an idea of how much it costs to get a monitor professionally calibrated?
More than it costs to buy a colorimeter and do it yourself.
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Manyak can you share your methods of calibrating a monitor? Thanks.
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Manyak can you share your methods of calibrating a monitor? Thanks.
I use an i1 Pro and calibrate to D65, 2.2 gamma. Of course I don't expect many other people to spend that much, which is why I recommended an .
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I use an i1 Pro Spectrophotometer with CalMAN from SpectraCal.
    
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Cool thanks a lot for all the help everyone. You've really opened some doors for calibration for me. What got me started on all this was, I had an HP 22" monitor that only had 1680x1050 resolution. But it had that "gloss" screen, instead of the "matte" screen. When I hooked up my new Asus LED 23" monitor that does 1920x1080, I lost some color vibrance. It looked almost dull compared to the old, lesser monitor. That is why I have always favored the gloss screen.
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