[argyllcms] Re: Correction for wide gamut screens and/or RGB-LED?

  • From: Pascal de Bruijn <pmjdebruijn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 08:42:35 +0200

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 3:20 AM, Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tobias Schula wrote:
>> So, using a colorimeter for _calibration_ is useless and I'm forced to
>> calibrate by sight?
> It appears that colorimeters are of limited use with wide
> gamut monitors.
>> But _profiling_ should give me consistent results using colour management
>> aware software?
> The calibration and profiling software processes are not affected
> by the inaccuracy of the instruments (ie. nothing changes
> in the way the software performs), they simply take the
> numbers they are given. Naturally if the instrument is
> being noticeably inaccurate, you won't get a very good
> result.
> There are only two approaches to fixing this type of problem:
> 1) Get a colorimeter that has been calibrated for the type of
>   screen you have.
> 2) Buy a spectrometer like the ColorMunki.

Yeah the ColorMunki really kicks ass :)

Pascal de Bruijn

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