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Datacolor Spyder X announced

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Datacolor announces the Spyder X

New monitor and projector calibration/profiling device

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Datacolor have announced their latest Spyder monitor and projector calibration system, the Spyder X.

It’s claimed to be faster and more accurate than the previous models.

Keith has been lucky enough to try the Spyder X out, and check how it performs.

Spyder X calibrator review


The new Spyder X

Press info

Datacolor debuts SpyderX, a ground-breaking monitor calibration solution

Zurich, Switzerland – February 11, 2019 – Datacolor, a global leader in colour management solutions, has launched SpyderX, its fastest, most accurate and easiest to use colour calibration tool for monitors. The development of SpyderX is testament to Datacolor’s commitment in advancing colour management solutions for photographers, videographers and creative specialists worldwide.

SpyderX uses a fully redesigned colour engine that provides significantly increased colour accuracy and low light capabilities, giving photographers the confidence needed to achieve their creative vision.

SpyderX enhanced features include:

  • Blazing Speed– Taking less than two minutes to calibrate a screen, the SpyderX is several times faster than previous models, with calibration happening so fast it easily becomes part of the workflow.
  • Highest Accuracy– Providing a significantly higher level of colour accuracy and shadow detail on a wide range of monitors.
  • Ease of Use – Simple and intuitive single-click calibration software, as well as advanced options.


Stefan Zrenner, Global Director Sales & Marketing Consumer Products, said:

We know photography is a labour of love, and a lot goes into taking every shot. That’s why we’ve redesigned SpyderX from the ground up, ensuring you can trust the colour on your screen while making the whole process of calibration as intuitive and quick as possible.”

Now available in two versions, the SpyderX Pro (179 €) is designed for serious photographers and designers seeking a fast and easy-to-use monitor calibration solution. The SpyderX Elite (279 €) takes it one step further with more advanced settings for professional photographers and videographers who want ultimate control of their colour workflow.

UK Pricing

  • SpyderXPRO SRP (156 GBP incl. VAT)
  • SpyderXELITE SRP (243 GBP incl. VAT)


See what Keith thinks of the Spyder X in his very detailed Spyder X review

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