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#1 Mel13

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 04:14 PM

I just installed a Spyder 3 Express to help me calibrate my laptop monitor colors. But before it even lets me calibrate, it says I should set my color temperature to 6500K. Well, my Dell laptop is default set to 9300K. I called tech support but they have no idea how to change it.

Has anyone used a Spyder on a Dell laptop? Does it still work, or is it useless if I can't set the color temperature right to begin with?

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 04:47 PM

I have no idea....wow, how helpful am I??? Sorry! :) I assure you someone with knowledge will be around shortly!!

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 05:38 PM

I found this post online: http://www.kenrockwe...isionspyder.htm that talks about Spyder. Hope it helps.

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 06:46 PM

I found this post online: http://www.kenrockwe...isionspyder.htm that talks about Spyder. Hope it helps.

Really nice explanation Aggie, thanks for the link. I have the spyder3 and have used it, but need to recalibrate. Except I just kept hitting the defaults too.
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Posted 07 October 2011 - 09:37 PM

I have one too and haven't used it in forever. Maybe I should recalibrate too.
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