Calibrated Profiles for 21.5in iMac?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by atMac, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. atMac, Jun 30, 2011
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2011

    atMac macrumors 6502

    Jun 20, 2011
    Anyone have any? I know that each screen differs, but the profiles I find online always end up looking better then the stock IMO.

    Forgot to be more specific, the 2011 imac.
  2. Detrius macrumors 68000

    Sep 10, 2008
    Asheville, NC
  3. NutsNGum macrumors 68030


    Jul 30, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Calibration is dependant on the lighting in the environment that the screen is in. Someone else's profile is not likely to be particularly helpful for you.
  4. tobypb macrumors member

    May 27, 2011
    Thats only partially correct. Calibration also corrects colour imbalances and contrast imbalances. I borrowed a friends spyder pro 3 to calibrate my 27", whether the calibration profile it produced would transfer to another iMac of the same make I'm not sure, as it would depend how much variance there is in the hardwares default output.

    To be honest though the iMac's original calibration wasn't actually that far off perfect anyway. While some of my previous monitors have been way off.

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