Eizo ColorEdge CX240 review

CX240 monitor being profiled, using X-rite i1Pro 2 spectro

I’ve been using an Eizo ColorEdge CX240 24″ LCD monitor for a few weeks now, and have written up a review covering its features and functionality.

Review Link: Eizo ColorEdge CX240

It’s a wide gamut (almost Adobe98) monitor with LED backlighting that incorporates its own [...]

ColorMunki Smile Review

Review of X-Rite ColorMunki Smile monitor calibrator

I’ve just finished a review of the new ColorMunki Smile. It’s actually shorter than many of my monitor profiling reviews, since the device is so simple to use!

It also supports multiple monitors, which I’d not really expected from an entry level product that only produces profiles at [...]

New monitor calibration option – ColorMunki Smile

X-Rite announces ColorMunki Smile

Some time ago I reviewed the Pantone huey, very much intended as an entry level monitor calibrator. This was followed by the huey Pro, which has carried on as the entry level product ever since.

Whilst it was fairly good in its time, the huey performs less well on modern wider [...]

Using the new i1Pro 2 for profiling

Keith Cooper has been looking at the new i1Pro 2 spectrophotometer. Covering the i1Photo Pro 2 and i1Basic Pro 2 packages, he has written two extensive reviews of these X-Rite profiling packages for monitors, projectors and printers. [...]

Three new Spyders

Datacolor have announced 3 new versions of their Spyder monitor calibration device.

The new Spyder4 devices: the Spyder4 Express, the Spyder4 Pro, and the Spyder4 Elite are designed to offer improved color accuracy and low luminance performance compared to the Spyder3 devices.

As ever, we hope to have a full set of reviews, [...]

i1Display Pro

We’ve a review of the latest monitor and projector calibration and profiling system from X-Rite

X-Rite have just announced the replacement for the i1Display 2 monitor calibrator.

I’ve been trying it out for some time and have just finished writing up some information.

Review Link: i1Display Pro review

Tests show that it handles modern display [...]

SpectraView Reference 271 Display

Quick review – SV Reference 271 display

SpectraView Reference 271

As part of our recent review of the basICColor Discus colorimeter, we were kindly lent a SpectraView Reference 271 LCD display by NEC UK.

This is the higher spec version of the 27″ PA271 display

It’s very much aimed at the proofing, pre-press and [...]

Looking at the basICColor Discus

basICColor Discus

We were recently lent a Discus colorimeter to have a look at.

I’ve been testing it for monitor calibration/profiling on our usual monitors and an NEC SVR271 – at around £800 for just the colorimeter I was looking for something rather special.

Review Link: basICColor Discus review

It’s a pretty solidly built [...]

Review – Spyder3express monitor calibrator

I’ve just posted a review of the new Spyder3Express monitor calibrator

It’s a basic model using the same sensor internals as more advanced Spyder3 models. That said, the settings it offers are the same basic ones I use for my main monitor.

Article Link: Spyder3Express monitor calibrator