[argyllcms] Re: Getting back to using argyllcms. Some questions.

  • From: "Hal V. Engel" <hvengel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 12:12:05 -0800

On Thursday 04 December 2008 04:18:57 Gour wrote:
> >>>>> "Hal" == <hvengel@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Hi!
> Hal> I have a Samsung 245BW and I suspect it's controls are probably the
> Hal> same as your monitor or at least very similar.
> I have a task of scanning ~2000 slides ahead of me and while waiting for
> my Epson V700 to arrive I wanted to put my old CRT in shape.
> After discovering there are some colorimeters which are supported under
> Linux, I bought Spyder2 (there is no Huey here, and Huey Pro costs twice
> more), but I opened ticket at Datacolor expressing dissatisfaction for
> not supporting Linux/Spyder3 and stating that support in Argyll was the
> main reason for my purchase.
> However, I'll soon have to think about getting a new LCD monitor
> (they're not selling CRTs here any longer) and I'm looking for some
> advice (pls. don't advice about LaCie & co.) suitable for use with
> cinepaint/gimp/cinelerra work (Samsung brand is nicely supported here)
> which can be nicely calibrated/profiled with Argyll?
> Am I right assuming that Argyll gives better results than lprof?
> Sincerely,
> Gour

Monitor calibration and profiling in LProf is still not mature and needs lots 
of work before it is will give good results for most users.


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