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

  • From: adam k <aak1946@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 19:42:12 -0400

Am I to understand that CMunki is better than dtp94? Should I replace
dtp94 then to calibrate my u2410 and to make printer profiles?

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On Apr 12, 2010, at 2:42 AM, Pascal de Bruijn <pmjdebruijn@xxxxxxxxx>

> 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 :)
> Regards,
> Pascal de Bruijn

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