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Newegg tends to deactivate items that are out of stock that they don't expect to get stock of for a while.
Amazon's also out, now it only shows up from third-party sellers. And Amazon is quite willing to list something "usually ships in 1-2 months".
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uh oh frown.gif
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It just arrived!!! I love this thing!! my only gripe is the settings I cant get the colors right the monitor itself is super washed out. I have followed these settings- I want my colors.

Standard preset, Gamma 1, Brightness 5,Contrast 50,
Colorr Temperature - User mode
RGB 96, 99, 95
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Unless you want to cash out on calibration hardware (Spyder4Pro, X-Rite, etc.,), there's really nothing else you can do. If you haven't applied TFTcentral's custom ICC profile yet I would recommend doing so.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_xl2420t.htm

Colors somewhat improved after I loaded up their calibrated profile, but I could clearly tell that the overall image was still washed out. No matter what settings I tried, I couldn't get a good picture. That's why I ended up sending mine back for a full refund.
Edited by NitrousX - 5/11/12 at 6:47pm
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post #275 of 750
I got my BenQ looking pretty good after calibration. Here it is next to my PLS S27A850D

I used gamma Mode 2 because the dark colours aren't as washed out. The White dotted line is the target gamma of 2.22

Gamma Mode 1

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Gamma Mode 2: dark colours are not as washed out (10-50% Greys). The further below 2.22 gamma, the more washed out colours will look and vice versa once you go above 2.22.

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Here is the Asus VG236H's Standard Mode Preset Gamma for comparison. The gamma is much more neutral so it looks much better out of the box.

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Edited by MenacingTuba - 5/11/12 at 8:14pm
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That is the thing i don't know how to exactly load the presets! i double click and nothing happens!
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also what do you guys do to adjust to your sensitivity? Since enabling 120hz I feel like I have no control over my guns.
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That is the thing i don't know how to exactly load the presets! i double click and nothing happens!

You have to copy the downloaded ICC folder into \Windows\System32\spool\drivers\color.

Then go to control panel -> color management
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After tuning to suggested value you also need to put the ICC profile and enable it. As soon as I clicked the new ICC file, the display was different.
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm#the_database for the ICC file and http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm#install to install. You can use the one click utility http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/downloads/DisplayProfile.zip once the ICC file is copied to the proper directory.

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This one kinda looks good. How are the viewing angles?
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This one kinda looks good. How are the viewing angles?
Decent horizontally for a TN, bad vertically. Good thing it can tilt.
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