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

  • From: Leonard Evens <len@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 20:44:06 -0600

On Sat, 2008-11-29 at 12:16 +1100, Graeme Gill wrote:
> Leonard Evens wrote:
> > I understand correctly, that term refers to a table stored in my video
> > card.  Does the monitor have its own LUT which is used to `calibrate'
> > the monitor?
> Generally LCD's have their own lookup tables they process the
> video data through before sending to the actual panel. It is
> this mechanism they use to simulate the range of controls
> that people expect to be on monitors. For color calibration
> and profiling purposes, these simulations usually degrade
> the resulting images.
> Graeme Gill.

I reviewed for myself how LCD monitors work.   Is there anything, such
as the brightness of the light soure, which one adjusts at the hardware
level.  Or it it just all done by  the internal LUT.

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