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nicholasg

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Sep 12, 2011
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I need to calibrate the display of my new iMac. In the past I've used a Spyder3Elite, but the software does not work under MacOS 10.13 .

The choices I could find are the Spyder5PRO, Spyder5ELITE, Spyder5EXPRESS, X-Rite i1Display Pro and X-Rite ColorMunki Display.

Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks and regards,
Nicholas.
 

mollyc

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I have used various Spyders over the years on three separate iMacs and always been happy with my results. I admit I only update my settings every couple of years. I also print from home with some regularity, so find the calibration tends to hold well.
 

Apple fanboy

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Feb 21, 2012
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Behind the Lens, UK
I need to calibrate the display of my new iMac. In the past I've used a Spyder3Elite, but the software does not work under MacOS 10.13 .

The choices I could find are the Spyder5PRO, Spyder5ELITE, Spyder5EXPRESS, X-Rite i1Display Pro and X-Rite ColorMunki Display.

Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks and regards,
Nicholas.
The i1 Display Pro generally comes out top when comparing results. With no plastic between the colorimeter and your screen it ages better.
Also datacolor release 'new' products regularly building in obsolescence. But in reality it's the same product in a different box.
X-Rite don't do that. They last for years.
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You need the wisdom of @Apple fanboy
Thanks for the endorsement!
 

kenoh

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Jul 18, 2008
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The i1 Display Pro generally comes out top when comparing results. With no plastic between the colorimeter and your screen it ages better.
Also datacolor release 'new' products regularly building in obsolescence. But in reality it's the same product in a different box.
X-Rite don't do that. They last for years.
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Thanks for the endorsement!

Credit where credit is due. Wouldnt trust you to choose a camera for me but whwn it comes to all things screenage, no one better I know of. :p
 
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