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So today I picked myself up a Viewsonic 22" 1080p VX2250wm-LED monitor off of craigslist for about $100 (Totally stoked )... Craziest price ever!

The only problem is that I don't have any good way of properly calibrating it D:!

Does anyone with this monitor have some settings they could suggest me, or does anyone know of an easy way to calibrate contrast and brightness? I mean, I've already looked a little bit online, but I'm not sure what's a truly definitive way of making sure it is as accurate as it should be, as I'm not a super huge expert on display calibration...

Any help will be greatly appreciated
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Hey, chances are viewsonic do some software to calibrate it. Like a set up wizard. My monitor came with a set up cd. Try Googling it or look on viewsonic website with your model, it may be available for download.

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So today I picked myself up a Viewsonic 22" 1080p VX2250wm-LED monitor off of craigslist for about $100 (Totally stoked )... Craziest price ever!

The only problem is that I don't have any good way of properly calibrating it D:!

Does anyone with this monitor have some settings they could suggest me, or does anyone know of an easy way to calibrate contrast and brightness? I mean, I've already looked a little bit online, but I'm not sure what's a truly definitive way of making sure it is as accurate as it should be, as I'm not a super huge expert on display calibration...

Any help will be greatly appreciated
best method: ideal way to calibrate is to use an calorimeter, such as the pantone huey / spider, etc. You can rent one from finer camera shops like Calumet Photo.

cheapo method: print out a nice color photo/portrait. Then just hold up your photo next to your monitor while comparing images as you adjust settings to match the picture.

lazy man's method: go into settings, and just set it to 'cool' color temp.
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All right thanks for the help guys!
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