I am waaaay late doing this I know...but better late than never I guess. I need to finally buy a calibration tool for my monitor and was hoping for some good advice on brand/model based on my needs.
I am not that concerned about price (I'd like to stay somewhere around $300-500 but can go higher for the right solution).
Most important to me are 2 items:
1) Solid performance in terms of accuracy. I'd also like it to have some impact (direct or indirect) on my printing which is now done on an Epson R2880 but will soon be a 3880.
2) Easy to use....especially the software , as I am not really all that solid on setting and changing a lot of things.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I think I need to get one today sometime.
#1. "RE: Need Some Advice" | In response to Reply # 0jherrel Nikonian since 08th Apr 2007Mon 22-Jul-13 04:27 PM
Both Color Munki and Spyder (from Datacolor) are good. I prefer Color Munki. They have several offerings to choose from. Are you only calibrating your monitor? Also custom profiling your printer? How about a projector? Depending on your answers, the choices will narrow to the one you should purchase.
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#2. "RE: Need Some Advice" | In response to Reply # 1Mon 22-Jul-13 05:06 PM
Only working with a monitor (iMac 27") and a printer (Epson R2880 and soon to have an Epson R3880). No projector etc.
I'd love to be able to create profiles for printing using the calibration tool. I primarily use Red River paper, but sometimes (albeit rarely) some Epson.
#3. "RE: Need Some Advice" | In response to Reply # 0
I second the recommendation for the X-Rite ColorMunki. While I have no experience with DataColor Spyder it would also be a very good choice from what I read.
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#4. "RE: Need Some Advice" | In response to Reply # 3Mon 22-Jul-13 08:06 PM | edited Tue 23-Jul-13 08:11 PM by PSAGuy
Thanks.....I have been researching a bit today and have been steered to the Xrite i1 .
Looks like this my be the ticket. $249....Not too bad.
UPDATE....Went out and bought the XRite i1Display Pro, with the Passport Color Checker. Good deal locally so bought both.