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davidjearly
Nov 2, 2006, 11:54 AM
I have recently got myself a lovely powerbook 15" display to use as my portable mac. It is the 1.33 Ghz model.

I was wondering if someone could give me any tips on display calibration for this machine. Or if someone had a calibrated profile they were happy with that they could send me. My screen has a not-so-attractive yellow tinge to it. I have tried playing around with the built in calibration software but I don't know alot about it and it hasn't made much difference.

Thanks in advance,
David



davidjearly
Nov 2, 2006, 05:14 PM
Anyone?

mad jew
Nov 2, 2006, 05:47 PM
The yellow tinge might be a sign of a loose GPU connection. Are you very confident with taking something like this apart? iFixit has some great guides (http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Mac/) to show you what to do. :)

davidjearly
Nov 16, 2006, 01:21 PM
The yellow tinge might be a sign of a loose GPU connection. Are you very confident with taking something like this apart? iFixit has some great guides (http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Mac/) to show you what to do. :)

Thanks, I'll try that. I've used these guides before and taken apart many macs before so shouldn't be a problem.

Anyone have any other tips on calibration or care to share the current profile they are using?

Thanks, David

theblotted
Nov 16, 2006, 05:12 PM
not sure how severe the yellow tinge is, but my profile tends to be on a bit yellower side. a photographer friend who's savvy on Mac's showed me that during calibration, squint your eyes for the white/black apple part; but when it gets to "Target White Point", choose a bit darker/yellower than normal.

this way, it's a bit easier on the eyes, and you can really tell the white apart from other near-white colors. FWIW, i find all the colors more rich and pleasant looking.

here's the profile, in case you or anyone is interested. not sure if it'll work tho (i'm on TiBook 1GHz 15"):