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IT seems my 24 inch Gateway is too dark.

I was printing a 19x13 Black and White Poster and was horrified to see it come out too dark when printed! Wasted tons of ink and expensive paper on that run.

Calling out to OCN if y'all recomend a calibrating tool for the monitor.
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post #2 of 5
nvidia has a monitor setting calibration. Use that as it will set the colors to your liking too.
post #3 of 5
The colors you see when printed on paper from your computer are always different than what you see on your monitor. If you want it to be the same colors on screen and paper, you have to change the color profiles I think.
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Yea true I didnt even think of that, could be the printer settings. Try google'ing your printer to see if people have a fix for it.
post #5 of 5
Just a question is it a crt.

If it is and it's blurry, you'll have to reset the high voltage trafo (or whatever it's called )

meaning opening the cap and slowly tuning the trafo while turned on.

Otherwise there's this Monitor calibration wizard wich shows all these pics and after all test are complete it saves it as a color profile.
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