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Ann

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Re: Affordable recommended monitors
« Reply #45 on: May 13, 2020, 22:40:19 »
Somethings which I have discovered about the splendid BenQ monitors:

Always use the Advanced panel when Calibrating and use Native WB (and not Adobe RGB) for your Colour space;
and choose Relative Black Point as well.

This becomes very important if you use either Lightroom or ACR because those applications work in their own very large-gamut working space and you will get double-colour management (and horrible orange results!) if you profile the Monitor to other than Native WB.

There is a very good YouTube tutorial on the calibration of these monitors which is far better than the PME printed Instructions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz9y3db9vRI

I also changed the graphics card inside my computer for one which provides a Display Port and also 8GB of VRAM too. Using a DigitalPort will give you the 10-bit diplay while you will only get8-bit via HDMI.

I am thrilled with my BenQ so hope that you will be with yours as well!

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Re: Affordable recommended monitors
« Reply #46 on: May 14, 2020, 09:11:42 »
Thanks Ann!
That was quick answers to the two points I already discovered needed fixing  ;D Much appreciated, as always  ;)
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Re: Affordable recommended monitors
« Reply #47 on: May 14, 2020, 17:49:32 »
Happy to have helped!

The way in which you Calibrate and Profile is vital with the BenQs — using Advanced and Native etc. is the key.

Have fun with that monitor — as I know that you will?!
 :)