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Monitor Calibration
Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone can recommend the best way to calibrate colour for a dual monitor setup without spending money on a Spyder or sim (I unfortunately don't know anyone who owns one either so borrowing one is out).

I have a Samsung BX2250 hooked up to my graphics card and a Samsung SA350 connected to my mobo (running this way so they're both going through HDMI rather than using hdmi>dvi adapter for monitor 2).

After hours of fiddling around the other week I managed to get the two monitors reasonably similar in terms of colour however managed to do something a few days ago and now they're way off again which is amazingly frustrating.
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you will never get two different monitors to look the same. The cheaper they are the worse it gets too

honestly, stop being a tightarse and buy a spyder. You can get spyder3 express for $100 or less
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if you're skint, try some of these http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-onlin...brate-monitor/

ive done the lagom one on a few monitors and it's not so bad.

just open a browser on each lcd with the same test and see how you go.

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Have been referred to this one before and found it worked well (although nothing to compare it to):

http://www.digitalmasters.com.au/Mon...libration.html
People can do the work, so that machines have time to think.
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Thanks guys, appreciate it. Spent a while last night attempting to get them sweeto but struggled a bit. Ended up getting a Spyder on eBay this afternoon (damn you Nismo).
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