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Thx, professionals get paid, I don't.
What is your target brightness? Are you forcing the software to adjust the brightness or turning it down manually first and only letting the software correct the colors & gamma (this is what you should be doing).

100cd/m^2. Letting the software more or less run its course, I can't really help it.

Before I started the calibration brightness was measured as 103 or 104cd/m^2. Either way, I'm using spyder4pro so I can't set a custom brightness, instead the software will use the closest approximate brightness as a target. So it measured in at around 102cd/m^2 and Spyder targeted 102cd/m^2. I tried dispcalGUI and it's reporting contrast as 486:1 now. The glow is still there though, still viewable from a distance. Up close on my desk it will be even worse.

Oh, the physical controls for brightness suck by the way. There were huge jumps between brightness at the lower end, going from 80ish cd/m^2, 100ish cd/m^2, to 120ish cd/m^2
Edited by geoxile - 9/5/13 at 6:35pm
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post #6502 of 25969
DL HCFR and measure the default colors, you probably don't need to do anything aside from turn down the brightness.

Don't let the software adjust the brightness, surely there is a Native setting. Could also dl the basICColor 5 demo (let's one use the native brightness) and calibrate it.
Edited by MenacingTuba - 9/5/13 at 6:57pm
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Monitor just showed up!!! So happy it made it before the weekend!

Packaging is in great condition however I am at work so cant test until I get home.
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post #6504 of 25969
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DL HCFR and measure the default colors, you probably don't need to do anything aside from turn down the brightness.

Don't let the software adjust the brightness, surely there is a Native setting. Could also dl the basICColor 5 demo (let's use use the native brightness) and calibrate it.

Last time I tried HCFR I couldn't get it working with the Spyder. And basiCColor has always been terrible for me. The only environment I was able to ever use it in was a fresh install of Windows 7 32-bit home premium with virtually nothing else on it.
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I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and I was just wondering if this will have any import fees and if it will have tax on it. (5% GST or 5% + 7% PST?) Thanks in Advance!
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Likewise with me. I know that its an extra $50 but to me the chance of getting a dud is well worth the extra money.

Hey trippinonprozac I read a few posts back that you bought your monitor from accessorieswhole and your in australia. Well im in australia aswell but when I try to purchase from accessorieswhole it says he doesnt ship to australia, just wanted to know how you got working.
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I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and I was just wondering if this will have any import fees and if it will have tax on it. (5% GST or 5% + 7% PST?) Thanks in Advance!

I also live in BC, I've purchased a 4 Korean monitors and paid around 35$ in duty fees.
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Have anyone experience while gaming at 96hz or 120hz, the monitor just goes into sleep mode? Qnix if it matters

Was playing Saints Row 4 and the monitor just went to sleep, it didn't pick up when I turned off the monitor on/off. It picked up when I restarted the computer. Just happen once. I was gaming with Rayman Legends for longer, no problems. Just asking in case it happens again.

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hey thanks for the reply. so you paid $280 usd > 294 Canadian plus $35 fees taxes etc for grand total $330 or so? is it $35 in duty fees for 4 monitors like u got or just 1?
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hey thanks for the reply. so you paid $280 usd > 294 Canadian plus $35 fees taxes etc for grand total $330 or so? is it $35 in duty fees for 4 monitors like u got or just 1?

I paid 380$ for a pixel perfect Qnix & 400-500$ for the 3 Crossovers I've purchased. 35$-ish was paid each time
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