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Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« on: June 20, 2012, 08:53:41 PM »
hi guys,
I'm looking for a tool to calibrate my LG monitor -model E2342. What would you suggest?

I'm thinking about Spyder4elite:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/838845-REG/Datacolor_S4EL100_Spyder4Elite_Software.html

Thanks
Dylan
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Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« on: June 20, 2012, 08:53:41 PM »

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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012, 08:57:41 PM »
I got a colormunki

http://www.colormunki.com/
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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2012, 10:55:45 PM »
I have the Spyder4elite, and works very well.  I also have an iMac, and neither of them works well on it because the monitor can't be dimmed enough.  This affects final output.  I contacted both companies, and they are aware of the problem, no no fix is forthcoming :(

hi guys,
I'm looking for a tool to calibrate my LG monitor -model E2342. What would you suggest?

I'm thinking about Spyder4elite:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/838845-REG/Datacolor_S4EL100_Spyder4Elite_Software.html

Thanks
Dylan
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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2012, 11:05:34 PM »
I have the Spyder4elite, and works very well.  I also have an iMac, and neither of them works well on it because the monitor can't be dimmed enough.  This affects final output.  I contacted both companies, and they are aware of the problem, no no fix is forthcoming :(


Do you have any view on the relative improvement from the Spyder3 to the Spyder4?  I guess the question is whether it is worth upgrading.
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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2012, 11:52:29 PM »
I have colormunki photo (xrite), which can do the monitor, printer, and projector. . .

If you have a TOTL monitor, then it may already have a calibrator, as do the totl printers. . . . otherwise colormunki is more than enough, and then some.


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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2012, 04:13:51 AM »
Recently got a Spyder4 - works a treat. After calibrating, looked at some older photos from LR catalogue and realized I wasn't getting the most out of my ips monitor as there was a subtle blue saturation in some BW images.

Spyder is always connected via USB port and monitors room's ambient light level and makes any adjustments as required.

Worth the investment if you do a lot of prints like I do  :)

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Re: Tool to calibrate LG monitor - your suggestion???
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2012, 09:47:19 AM »
Spyder3 pro. Still works great.

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