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Like this one?
I'm not sure if I should get one or something similar...
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I have a Spyder 3 Pro, works great! I wouldn't use another monitor consistently again without using it smile.gif IMO if you want accurate colors, especially if you're spending the $$ to buy a high end 30" monitor, a calibrator is an absolute must have, no question about it.
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Spyder3 Pro made a huge difference on my AW2310 and EX500 but a small difference on my U2711 because it came factory calibrated.
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You know what I realized? What stops me from buying this and returning it after I'm done with it? Amazon has amazing return service. smile.gif
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I would hope your Conscience.
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I would hope your Conscience.

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I would hope your Conscience.

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You know what I realized? What stops me from buying this and returning it after I'm done with it? Amazon has amazing return service. smile.gif

a few months back i thought of getting one and rent it out to photographers and graphics artists in my area but it was brought to my attention that they only work on a limited number of displays so i gave up on the idea.

my zr30w calibrates to the gpu it's connected to when loaded with drivers.
    
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post #9 of 14
I was thinking about trying to score one of those spyder 3 express packages off of eBay for my new u2312hm. Any opinions on it?
post #10 of 14
How does a calibrator work anyways? Do you place the calibrator facing the monitor and automatically adjust the setting for you?
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