NEC 2690WUXi - can it handle regular sRGB?

Started Oct 1, 2007 | Discussions thread
65JX137 New Member • Posts: 14
Re: NEC 2690WUXi - can it handle regular sRGB?

UCSB wrote:
Your assumptions are correct. Get the 2690, the wide gamut is really
nice. sRGB mode is not very good. But, stay with color managed
applications and you will be able to get everything important right.
Foxfire v3 is what really makes the 2690 viable for heavy web users
(just make sure you know how to enable color management in Foxfire v3
before you get the 2690).

I ran with a dual monitor setup 2490 and 2690 for several days. The
sRGB material in color managed apps matchs the sRGB content on the


When you say "sRGB mode is not very good", do you mean not very good for photo accuracy, or not very good for anything? Like, will it still be about the same as your average non-calibrated LCD and thus fine for all non-photo related tasks, or is it worse than a standard display?

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