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Spyder2PRO and Spyder3Elite projection calibration has a checkbox option for building extra versions of your projector profile for use in higher ambient light conditions. This adjusts the "punch" of your images to look as good as is possible under conditi...
Projectors react differently than monitors. Their black is defined by the degree of ambient light in the room, so the darkest possible environment offers the best possible dynamic range at the dark end. White is defined by the brightest light on screen, s...
Calibrating both at appropriate settings will offer reasonably similar results, so that what you see on your projection screen should be very close to what you saw on your monitor when correcting the same image. Slight differences will occur due to differ...
Projectors are at a point roughly similar to where LCD monitors were several years ago. While they offer real advantages for displaying images at large sizes and for large groups, they are not yet consistent enough that it can be recommended to do advance...
Color managed applications like InDesign and Photoshop have the added advantage of using the profiles that Spyder2PRO and Spyder3Elite will build for your projector, and will offer further corrections for differing ambient lighting conditions, but any app...
Most intentional projection surfaces are quite neutral in tone, and a pre-built profile for your projector, or one of the ambient light variations for it, should do an acceptable job under most conditions you will encounter. If you find you are obliged to...
The largest difference between monitor and projector use is the greater sensitivity to ambient light with projectors. If you wish to have good quality projection display, a very dark location is required. If your location is not dark, your dynamic range a...
When you bought your TV, it was set to look good in a retail store that is completely different from your home. TV manufacturers ship their TVs from the factory setup for high ambient light conditions in mass market retail environments like Circuit City a...
Calibration DVDs allow you to adjust your television's controls by using visual techniques. Therefore, they are subjective, and completely dependent on the vision, decisions and even mood of the person performing the adjustment. Spyder3TV is an electronic...
You need to have a desktop or laptop PC with Windows XP or Vista operating system near your TV.
Yes, you can correct the color on all of your TVs. Spyder3TV supports Direct View TVs (CRTs), Rear Projection TVs (RPTVs), LCD TVs, and Plasmas. Spyder3TV gives you the ability to enter information about your specific TV including: Manufacturer, Model, Ty...
Spyder3TV will work on all TVs. Whether you have a 10-year old 19" TV or a brand new high end home theatre, Spyder3TV easily guides you through the process of optimizing the color settings for your TV.
"Virtually all-home theater displays offer visual menu adjustment sliders: Brightness, Contrast, Color, Tint, and Color Temperature Presets. TV manufacturers have been including excellent menu choices for more than a decade that improve TV performance in ...
Datacolor Spyder3TV is an easy-to-use calibration product designed for installers. Datacolor ColorFacts Professional is specifically designed for Professional calibrators. This product is not only a video calibration product, but also a system for analyzi...
Increased realism, better highlight detail, better shadow detail, more "punch" and "wow" in the image, lower energy usage and electricity costs.
Ambient lights should be reduced or eliminated. The display should be warmed up.
Displays should be recalibrated every 6 months, or whenever a system component changes.
The set is calibrated for a "dark surround" environment, and the room lights are on.
"Red Push" may cause issues with some sets. The solution is to turn the Color control down a bit.
"Als Sie Ihr Fernsehgerät gekauft haben, war es so eingestellt, dass das Bild im Geschäft gut aussah. Bei Ihnen zu Hause sieht es jedoch möglicherweise ganz anders aus! Die Hersteller von TV-Geräten liefern ihre TV-Geräte mit den geeigneten Einstellungen ...
SpyderTV/Spyder3TV adjusts the Contrast, Brightness, Color, Tint, and Color Temperature. The Mits DLP display should be watched in Natural mode, then use SpyderTV to make the adjustments. You will find that while some displays offer "hypercolor" or "sup...
You will need to have a desktop or laptop PC with Windows XP or Vista operating system near the TV you are calibrating.
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