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NEC 2090uxi and Epson R1800 calibration


fishiee e2
10 469 3 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 12:32PM
Hi,


Having finally got around to getting a decent monitor I am now in the position where I want to calibrate my setup and get away from running umpteen test prints to get a half accurate match on paper of what I see on screen.

Unfortunately I know very little about printer/monitor profiling. What would be the best hardware/software combination for my hardware to get the best results from my setup (printing through Photoshop CS2 on top of Vista).

Any advice is much appreciated.

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User_Removed 10 17.9k 8 Norway
8 Feb 2008 12:40PM
First, calibrate your screen with one of the mainstream calibration products such as Spyder (there's a raft of them and they're all good) then follow the instruction here .

Job done.

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fishiee e2
10 469 3 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 5:56PM
I Mike,

I realise that's what I need to do. My question was more is there is any monitor calibrator that is regarded as the best or whether I should get a combined monitor and printer kit rather than 2 seperate packages/devices.

I think I saw somewhere that the NEC doesn't work with certain devices or something?
User_Removed 10 17.9k 8 Norway
8 Feb 2008 7:24PM
It's in my reply friend....

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mlewis 10 1.5k United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 9:14PM
Best to use separate kit for each device unless spending a lot of money.

The NEC is not good with a Spyder 2. Use an Eye One Display 2 or similar.

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