calibrating 2011 MBP screen ? (anti glare)

macchiato2009

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Aug 14, 2009
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Hi

We used to share ICC profiles for 2009-2010 MBP

i was wondering if the newest MBP still need to be calibrated

the panel of my late 2011 15" MBP is a 9CB7 and is a bit pale

it's an anti glare model

thanks
 

SandboxGeneral

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Sep 8, 2010
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Hi

We used to share ICC profiles for 2009-2010 MBP

i was wondering if the newest MBP still need to be calibrated

the panel of my late 2011 15" MBP is a 9CB7 and is a bit pale

it's an anti glare model

thanks
Have you tried using the ColorSync Utility built into OS X yet? That would be a good place to start in correcting the paleness you're seeing.
 
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Mojo1

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Jul 26, 2011
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Using software calibration may not be as precise as a hardware solution but for many people it can be just fine. The extra expense of hardware calibration is only necessary if you require a higher degree of accuracy for image editing and graphics work. I've been using SuperCal for years even though I do some image editing. So far I haven't needed a hardware alternative.

I recommend giving the suggestions a try first. You can create multiple profiles if you don't get it where you want on the first attempt.
 
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alphaod

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Feb 9, 2008
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I had a Pantone Huey that works okay for a while, but it broke recently; I just picked up a X-Rite i1Display Pro to recalibrate all my displays and it seem to work pretty well matching up my printouts and my display.
 
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