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Color Calibrating Laptop Monitors?

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Old 05-24-2009, 02:05 PM
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Re: Color Calibrating Laptop Monitors?

I agree with Realaqu,
a laptop display is the wrong tool for any type of colour critical work period..
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:55 AM
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Re: Color Calibrating Laptop Monitors?

I've used the Spyder 2 Pro and I am very happy...just remember to always do test prints specially if you use professional printing labs and you may always adjust to their profiles.
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:23 PM
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Re: Color Calibrating Laptop Monitors?

I use Spyder3Studio which includes Spyder3 Elite, doing a great job for me.
Later i will test my Apple Cinema Display connecting to my Mac Book Pro and see.
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:32 AM
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Re: Color Calibrating Laptop Monitors?

I've used some Eye-Ones here at work and they have been super easy to use and I am happy with the result (when not choosing "advanced"). If you have more than one monitor it will calibrate the one the application is open on.
I guess other brands will do just as fine a job.

As somone said, a laptop monitor is generally not good for color critical work, but calibrating it correctly will help a lot when "in the field" (just make sure you are directly in front of it viewing at 90 degrees)

If you have Windows XP and multiple monitors, I would suggest installing the free Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP to manage your profiles (but it's not required)
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