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Old October 16th, 2006, 11:55 AM   #1
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Has anyone used this?
I was shopping for a colorimeter and was told about it. Costs about $100 more then a nice colorimeter, but also calibrates scanner and makes an ICC profile for your printer as well. This sounds rad, any opinions?
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Old October 16th, 2006, 12:04 PM   #2
 
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I use a gretag macbeth device. monaco also makes something called the spider. I suggest you read the product reviews available by doing on online search. the performance differs slightly for each colorimeter, as well as the price.
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Old October 16th, 2006, 12:20 PM   #3
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Thanks Bill.
I was originally looking at a Gretag, the printer profiling swept me on this one. I've read a couple good reviews for Mac, but I'm on PC, I assume they are "samey". ::shrugs::
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Old October 21st, 2006, 05:11 PM   #4
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I've since read that home based printer profiling that uses a scanner could work but might still be dicey. The best argument I've seen was that flatbed scanners were never meant to be used as spectrophotometers. If it's dicey output, you've lost the time you saved.

I also keep hearing that LCD's do not calibrate as readily as CRT's, bummer since my graphic-centric stations are LCD :P
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