new imac - calibration issues

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by kristincb, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Dec 4, 2012
    #1
    Hi all,

    I received my new imac yesterday and so far all is good except for what I am seeing with my graphics.

    I am trying to calibrate this monitor but once I do the changes don't seem to stick?

    Everything almost looks as though it has a green cast to it.

    Any easy recommendations on calibrating?
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    London
    #2
    Calibrate with what?
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    Aug 23, 2006
    #3
    Hire a monitor calibration device from a photography shop. I use Calumet in the UK.
     
  4. macrumors 68000

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    #4
    The new imacs 2012 should be below dE off 2 on sRGB out the box, and you should be able to pick sRGB as monitor profile. If it is green, bring it back.
     
  5. macrumors 603

    thekev

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    #5
    That's a really good idea, although they shouldn't leave it on sRGB. The last generation the white point wasn't quite in line with sRGB, but it is a good quick test for such a display. Also you may not see <dE 2.0 on every color patch if you're looking at a whole chart. It depends what you're testing against, assuming a recent model colorimeter.
     

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