Eye-one display 2 calibrator no longer supported?

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  1. snerkler macrumors 6502a

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    I've just received the eye-one display 2 screen calibrator from a friend and tried to install the software, however depending on which folders I try to open I get various messages.

    If I click Auto Run it says that it can't open as classic environment is no longer supported, and if I click on eye-one folder it says PowerPC applications are no longer supported. A quick google says that I have to go back to an older version of OS X, or buy and older system which are both no go. Are there any other options, or can I just not use this device with my MBP?

    FYI It's an early 2012 (non retina) MBP running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5

    Cheers
     
  2. chrfr macrumors 603

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    These are your options with this device. It's time to buy a new one, unfortunately.
     
  3. snerkler thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    OK, thanks for the info :)
     
  4. chrfr macrumors 603

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    It's also worth mentioning that the filters inside a colorimeter can fade and shift over time, so replacing it periodically isn't the worst thing.
     
  5. snerkler thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks again, I wan't aware of that :eek:
     
  6. Apple fanboy macrumors P6

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    Check out the colormunki display as an up to date replacement.
     
  7. snerkler thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks. In the meantime I have found a software update for the eye-one display 2 on the x-rite site so have now managed to use it :)
     
  8. thekev macrumors 604

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    +1 to that

    That device is actually a pretty old one. X-rite continued it when they basically ate Gretag Macbeth. It was really designed late in the CRT era, and doesn't do a very good job with LED backlighting. Macbook pros are a bit limiting in terms of calibration options in general, so I would still try it. Just be aware that the result may not be perfect, even if the software applies a corrective LUT. The filters used in that colorimeter just aren't designed for the same range.
     
  9. chrfr macrumors 603

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    Are you seeing any strange operation with Mavericks and the ColorMunki software? It hasn't been updated in years and last time I used one, on 10.8.5, I was unable to successfully calibrate. I'm wondering if it works better in Mavericks.
     
  10. Apple fanboy macrumors P6

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    I believe there are a few issues with Mavericks. I'm still on Mountain Lion so I can't be sure. But how were you unable to calibrate on 10.8.5? Was there an error message?
     
  11. jakebrosy macrumors member

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    Which update?

    Snerkler: which piece of software did you update to get the Display2 to work on Mavericks?

     
  12. snerkler thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I'm not using Mavericks, I'm using Mountain Lion. I'll see if I can dig out where I got it from as it may work on Mavericks.
     
  13. MCAsan macrumors 601

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    My Spyder elite 4 works just fine on Mavericks. It may work on mountain lion.
     
  14. Apple fanboy macrumors P6

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    It does.
     
  15. bluesnake macrumors newbie

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    Solution!

    I use iDisplay Calc 2 both on windows and mac snow leopard and mavericks. Forget the official software and use iDispCalc GUI. IMO this software is much better and works on all versions and OSs.

    Had an issue on mavericks but this was solved once the latest version of argyll cms engine was installed.

    http://www.argyllcms.com/doc/Installing.html
     
  16. dmrowley macrumors 6502

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    Thanks for posting this. I have a Pantone Huey which is no longer supported, and I had given up on using it. I installed this, and 45 minutes later had a custom profile installed for my 27" iMac.
     
  17. thekev macrumors 604

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    The open source community comes up with some really great stuff.
     
  18. lumiiere macrumors newbie

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    Hi could you give me that link. have the same problem as you.
     
  19. snerkler thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Sorry I can't remember and have done a quick search and couldn't find it. It was along time ago and have since upgraded to idisplay pro.
     
  20. Apple fanboy macrumors P6

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    With its plastic lens cover some 8 years old (and no doubt discoloured), I'm not sure I'd trust it anyway.
    They do t have that plastic cover on the newer i1 Display Pro or ColorMunki Display.
     
  21. chrfr macrumors 603

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    Even with a cover, the dyes for the filters in the old i1 display units have probably shifted enough that calibrations shouldn't be used.
     
  22. Lifeographies macrumors newbie

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    Can you please tell witch software is working? Thanks.
     

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