How do I calibrate both my iMac and NEC monitor?

Started May 14, 2013 | Questions thread
Howard Moftich
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Re: How do I calibrate both my iMac and NEC monitor?
In reply to llchan, May 14, 2013

The 'Photo' unit is fine.  You do not need to purchase any new hardware.

Yes.  the BasICColor software allows that.  Unfortunately, it's not a trivial purchase ($) but it's not 'bad'    There is also ColorEyes which does same thing.  I know w/ BasICColor, they have a 14 day trial so you could calibrate to your hearts content before spending the $

I have my iMac running at about 90-95 cd/m2

llchan wrote:

Howard,

Thank you so much for your help. I'm so glad that you have the same set up as what I'm thinking of having.

Yes, I got ColorMunki Photo.  But I got it in 2009 and I think they've since released another version.  Anyway, it allows me to calibrate both the monitor and create printer profiles.

I didn't know about BasICColor.  With it, would I be able to dim this crazy iMac beyond the dimmest point I got now and achieve something like 120cd/m^2 or even lower?  Every time I calibrate my monitor, ColorMunki is telling me that the brightness is ~150cd/m^2, and that's the lowest my iMac allows.

Again, thank you very much for the information.

Larry

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