[argyllcms] Re: Dell U2711 - is it any good?

  • From: adam k <aak1946@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:55:25 -0400

Why do you say that CM software is a joke?
I calibrated my U2410 using displcal, Quatto software and cannot see
much difference. I like Quatto, because it let u tune calibration
curve for RGB.

Sent from iPhone

On Jun 20, 2011, at 2:48 PM, Knut Inge <knutinh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am having problems using this display and a pair of Spyder 3
> express/Spyder 3 sensors + DispCalGui (ArgyllCMS based) + Adobe
> Lightroom. When using the default display settings (Except seriously
> reducing brightness) and targeting a 6500K whitepoint, I end up with a
> lot of gain in the red channel. This puzzles me, as the Spyder 3 is
> supposed to be quite good for Wide-Gamut displays, but riddled with
> large sensor-to-sensor variability. Having similar (faulty?) readings
> from 2 different sensors would be less likely, I would think.
> I have an old sRGB Dell display beside it, and using the same
> calibration procedure it looks markedly different, and to my humble
> eyes (using camera auto-WB or the white-point picker in Lightroom on a
> known "white" object), actually more realistic. I am tending to
> believe that this color stuff is just to much work and hazzle, and
> just go with the sRGB-flow and buy newer and better gear...
> -k
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Rishi Sanyal <rishi.j.sanyal@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
>> What's your definition of 'good'? I had a considerable amount of
>> nonuniformity in white balance & luminosity across the screen (up to
>> 20%), so I had to swap out a # of times until I got a decent monitor.
>> As for profiling, my i1 Display 2 did a horrible job, possibly because
>> the correction matrix for that colorimeter applied to a vastly
>> different red primary. But once I used the ColorMunki with
>> dispcalGUI/argyll (do *not* use the ColorMunki software; it's a joke),
>> & used the 'adaptive' mode that increases exposure for dark patches, I
>> got a decent profile.
>> -Rishi
>> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Matthew H. Owens
>> <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I prefer the Eizo Nanao wide gamut displays. I have a cg241.  Take a look on
>>> their website.  Many seem to accept that Eizo makes an excellent monitor for
>>> working with color.
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>> On Jun 20, 2011, at 7:25 AM, Marek Matulka <marek.matulka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> At the moment I have Dell U2410 wide gamut monitor calibrated with
>>> ColorMunki Photo.
>>> I am being tempted to upgrade it to U2711 - is it worth an effort?
>>> Do you have any experience?
>>> Is it easier to calibrate? :) assuming that I will use argyllcms suite to do
>>> with ColorMunki Photo spectrometer.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Marek
>>> --
>>> http://marek.matulka.net/

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