[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 21:20:14 -0400

Is Dell U2410 considered "wide gamut"  monitor?

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On Apr 12, 2010, at 7:56 PM, Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> adam k wrote:
>> Am I to understand that CMunki is better than dtp94? Should I replace
>> dtp94 then to calibrate my u2410 and to make printer profiles?
> They are different types of instruments. The dtp94 is a colorimeter,
> while the ColorMunki (Design or Photo) is a spectrometer.
> [Note that the ColorMunki Create is a version of the i1display 2
> colorimeter.]
> A colorimeter depends on its physical filters being a match to the
> observer curves, and typically in low cost (non-laboratory)
> instruments
> we're talking about here, the match isn't very good, hence all the
> problems
> with wide gamut monitors. A spectrometer analyzes the spectrum of
> the device, so the observer curves are implemented in software,
> and are a lot more accurate, hence a spectrometer can deal with
> wide gamut monitors well. The ColorMunki is also much more flexible
> device.
> Graeme Gill.

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