Matrox MXO or spyder 2? at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > The View: Video Display Hardware and Software

The View: Video Display Hardware and Software
Video Monitors and Media Players for field or studio use (all display technologies).


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old November 9th, 2007, 12:52 PM   #1
Major Player
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goleta, CA
Posts: 299
Matrox MXO or spyder 2?

Well I only have a Sony pvm crt used for shoots but I was thinking about using it for color correcting HDV but I was wondering if I was just to use the spyder 2 pro on my apple 23" cinema display it would do a better job. I do have a second monitor on my computer though which is a 22" chimei. It isn't going to give as good of color as the apple but I don't care since I'll just have my preview on the apple. I plan to just do basic color correction like crushing blacks, adding contrast, and maybe warm up the colors. I mainly try to do all that when I am shooting in camera. So if it is just for color correction would it just be better to do it on a calibrated cinema monitor and just drop the idea of getting the matrox since I don't need a lot of it's features except the real time down convert to a sd monitor to the pvm if I chose to preview on it.
James Brill is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > The View: Video Display Hardware and Software

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:41 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network