Posts tagged monitor calibration

EIZO ColorEdge 24 Inch Monitors – Which i...

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One of the hardest things I get asked to do is to recommend one monitor over another or to justify price differences between seemingly similar monitors. Quite often the specifications are very similar and the differences are qualitative and very difficult to put a value on as every customers needs and preferences vary. EIZO have […]

Big & Beautiful – The NEC MultiSync P...

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When you open the box of the NEC MultiSync PA322UHD and lift the screen out (probably after getting a friend to help you) your first impression is that it’s a big screen. A really big screen. A full 32 inches across the diagonal. Once you’ve made space on your desk, or bought a bigger one, […]

LUTs and LUTs of Bits – Look Up Tables an...

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Marketing departments love numbers that they can quote in the sales literature. Car companies will give you fuel consumption figures and acceleration times. Monitor manufacturers quote bit depths and look up table resolutions. In this article I’ll try and explain what these numbers mean and why they matter. Panel Colour Depth All information in a […]

What’s the difference between an NEC PA m...

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Like many manufacturers NEC would like to maximise their sales by offering a range of products to suit different budgets and requirements. So they offer three levels of monitors aimed at professional users wanting high quality and accuracy. Unfortunately the differences between the levels isn’t always that obvious and it is easy to wonder why […]

Monitor Calibration for TV & Movie Post Pro...

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Monitor calibration is as important for TV and film post production as it is is for pre-press or photography. However, with pre-press the workflow is based around matching what comes off the press and with photography it may be a focused around getting a good print from a defined device but with post production the […]

Troubleshooting Monitor Calibration & Profi...

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Colour management hardware and software has matured to a level where it is easy to get really good results. However, things can and do go wrong, even for those of us who’ve been doing this for nearly 20 years. In this blog I’ll outline a few of the problems you may encounter when calibrating and […]

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