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    Matching the Colour Settings on a Dual Monitor Setup

    Hi all,

    I managed to pillage a spare monitor a few weeks back to get a dual monitor set up in my office. The problem is, they're different makes of monitor (one's a gnr, the other's an acer) and slightly different sizes (although that doesn't really bother me). What is bugging me is that no matter how much I mess with the colour/brightness/contrast settings on the monitors or through Catalyst, I just cannot get them to match up, not even close!

    The gnr is much 'warmer' looking, even if I turn down the reds and increase the blues, and the acer is much more saturated, again even when I turn down saturation.

    I'm not expecting to get a perfect match given that they're totally different monitors, but does anybody know of any (free) software I can download or a good website I can use that will aid me in setting them up to look as similar as possible?

    Thanks,

    Josh

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    Colorvision Spyder 3 Express (DATA137) - Warehouse Express This would do it, but you would need your graphics driver to be able to output different settings to each monitor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hacksawbob View Post
    Colorvision Spyder 3 Express (DATA137) - Warehouse Express This would do it, but you would need your graphics driver to be able to output different settings to each monitor.
    Thanks for that, I'm after a free option though as its just a minor niggle, not enough to justify me shelling out 60

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    LCD monitor test images

    Might help a little bit...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RinSewand View Post
    LCD monitor test images

    Might help a little bit...
    Step in the right direction, thanks

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    Have you tried adjusting the monitors White balance etc as well? Also different panels will have have different characteristics such a colur tints , brightness that can't be totally removed no matter how much fiddle with the settings.

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