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The Monitor Calibration Thread


Hi just starting up this thread so people can share and discuss their experiences with calibrating Monitors.

Ive seen there is various individual monitors that have had threads made about calibrating them but at the end of the day there is less calibrating equipment then monitors. So hopefully we can get a little comunity going here that can be helpful and help us all get the best out of our monitors.

Here is a comparison picture of 3x ASUS VG248QE Monitors, the middle has been calibrated the outside monitors have not been.


I also want to get a list of all the different calibration equipment going and get some reviews from OCN members.

Here is the Datacolor - Spyder4Elite



(I will make this a bit more attractive later)
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Subbed, can't wait for your Spyder to come here. biggrin.gif
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This is awesome biggrin.gif
I'd been using my U2211H for almost a year before I decided hey I should try to calibrate it. I just took settings off of TFTCentral but the difference was huge.
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I use an i1 display pro with HCFR & basICColor 5 for calibration.

The below images show the color differences (User mode gamma) vs the calibrated gamma to show the differences on the ViewSonic VX2770SMH

Gamma before profiling:


Gamma after profiling


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Edited by MenacingTuba - 6/11/13 at 5:02pm
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post #6 of 55
Thanks for letting me in! I'll put my experiences up when I receive the device.
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Here is the official Route of Spidey's Tour of America!

In total little Spydey will travel 5427 miles just inside America.


Edited by hatlesschimp - 6/12/13 at 7:04am
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Ok all the PM's have been sent to everyone that is apart of the Spyder Tour of USA.

Here is the list of OCN MEMBERS that are taking part and will receive it in this order.

Doogiehouser
Ryleh
Wholeeo
DreadLord369
Sean Webster
Fatt
Swolern
Faded
Samurai707
nasmith2000
Hollowtek


Please update the status on the thread. So everyone knows where the the Spyder4Elite is, and also the next person can anticipate when it will arrive.
DONT FORGET SEND IT REGISTERED POST!

Any problems please contact Myself & Swolern with the same message and one of us will get back to you. Also don't be scared to share your experiences with us all HERE! . Any tips or hints with using little Spydey will help make it a quicker trip and everyone will get to use it sooner.

Cheers and thanks for your patients. I think next time I will charge a little more to cover my time and effort that I've invested lol.

ENJOY!
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Looks like I'm getting it first biggrin.gif
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Your a lucky boy! Lucky you live almost in canada lol
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