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Why Regular Calibration Adjustments Are Needed - Maintaining a stable image display is important and rather straight forward with ColorEdge.
When working with EIZO CG series monitors the calibration sensor is built-in and this same sensor automatically performs regular calibrations to ensure the display is correct. For the CX and CS series, which are calibrated with external devices, have a built-in correction sensor that saves the calibration results. This sensor automatically adjusts the white point and brightness at regular intervals to maintain the correct display.
All three monitor types can automatically calibrate so long as they user tells it to do so. Timings can be adjusted and the self-calibration can be performed when the computer is off so the process won't interfere with your work.
Here's how you set up the monitors to self-calibrate:
For The CG SeriesFrom the frontscreen of the calibration software click the 'Advanced' button and choose ' SelfCalibration Settings'.
A new window will open where you need to check 'Enable SelfCalibration'. Options to schedule self calibration will become available and this can be set in months / weeks elapsed or usage time.
To ensure the process doesn't happen when you're using the monitor make sure 'Do not execute SelfCalibration while the monitor is in use' is ticked. This will mean the process begins when the monitor switches to power saving mode instead. There's also an option to adjust colours in sRGB and other colour modes.
Again, click the 'Advanced' button to access the SelfCalibration settings.
For The CX And CS Series
On the next screen make sure 'Enable SelfCorrection' is checked and you will then be able to set the timing in elapsed time of use.
Set Multiple Targets To Automatically AdjustAs you can create different targets (Photography, Printing, Web Design etc.) you can select multiple target values to be automatically adjusted by the monitor's built-in sensor. Here's how:
For Windows: Right-click on your chosen 'adjustment target' and select 'Set SelfCalibration target'.
For Mac: While holding down the control key, click on your chosen 'adjustment target' and select 'Set SelfCalibration target'.
A blue circle with a small crosshair on it will appear.