Is it possible to calibrate a lap top screen?

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Is it possible to calibrate a lap top screen?

Postby patti » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:44 pm

well...I was just wondering if you can calibrate your lap top screen....have you tried it? Can you do it? Just wondering....

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Postby Mark. » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:47 pm

do you mean colour profiling so all colours are the same when viewed and printed. If so, yes this can be done, by eye very tricking unless you are very talented with colour, or you cn buy monitor calibrators that will do it for you.
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Postby Mark. » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:48 pm

just one example of a calibrator:

http://spyder.datacolor.com/product-mc-s3elite.php
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Postby pgtips » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:02 pm

Yes it is. I have the Spyder2 and I use it on my laptop. Works wonders.
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Postby Sublimity » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:31 pm

The spyders are very good.
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Postby Tomis » Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:33 am

Yes you can. I own the Spyder Elite 3 which Orsan Kart mentioned above. Here is a user review by Welly:

http://www.cameralabs.com/forum/viewtop ... highlight=
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Postby DD_nVidia » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:28 pm

My monitors pretty much match my prints...

...this means I have eye for colour? 8)

Sypder was what I was gonna get, until I ran out of money - seems fab.
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Postby palakaboy » Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:56 pm

i didnt like how big the spyder was so i went for the huey pantone color calibrator pro.

works wonders as well and I bagged it for less than 100$.
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Postby Nostrum » Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:31 pm

Got a spyder too - neat things.

palakaboy wrote:i didnt like how big the spyder was so i went for the huey pantone color calibrator pro.


huh?^^ it's not like you carry them around.. you calibrate the stuff once in a while and throw the thing in the closet? :D
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Postby pgtips » Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:56 pm

DD_nVidia wrote:My monitors pretty much match my prints...

...this means I have eye for colour? 8)


Or you're colour blind 8)
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Postby palakaboy » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:55 pm

Nostrum wrote:Got a spyder too - neat things.

palakaboy wrote:i didnt like how big the spyder was so i went for the huey pantone color calibrator pro.


huh?^^ it's not like you carry them around.. you calibrate the stuff once in a while and throw the thing in the closet? :D


i carry mine around- lighting conditions change and the way that the light hits your screen will change what you're looking at.

the Huey Pantone Pro is about the size of pen making it easy to carry.
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Postby patti » Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:06 am

Thanks you guys...this really helps me..

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