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Trouble calibrating my monitor.

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Ok I recently purchased a second VS248H-P because I love my original one and I wanted a dual monitor setup. The problem is the colors on the new one do not seem quite right. It has too much red on everything and I can't seem to find any setting that will fix it. I have tried turning the red down, but it just lessens the issue and does not resolve it completely. Also it makes all of the actual reds look off. I have played with every setting on this monitor and I can't figure out how to fix it. I have included two images below. The issue is most prevalent in faces and you can see the difference below.(The quality is pretty poor because I took them with my cell phone, but you get the idea) As you can see the top one has a lot more red in the face. These are identical monitors with identical settings. Anybody have an idea of how I can fix this?

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You're sure both monitors are configured EXACTLY the same? Color temperatures, Dynamic Contrast Ratio, Saturation? From the looks, though it could be just the quality of the pics... it seems like either the color temps are set different (Hot for one, Cool for the other) or the Saturation is Way high, because even the left hand side of the picture where his collar is, the top one shows the collar quite bright, while the lower pic has it darker.
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post #3 of 4
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Yes the quality is quite poor, but the main thing I am referring to is the red in his face. There is not a single setting on that monitor I have not messed with. That picture is with them both set exactly the same.
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Ok I went back and got a better picture that highlights the issue. It is more prevalent in darker scenes, so this makes it hard to get a good picture, but this was the best I could do. It is most prevalent around the lips and you can also see it on the guys neck on the right.

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I have tried adjusting saturation, contrast, red, blue, green, gamma, etc. etc. and everything in between and I can't get rid of this.
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