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Uploaded: 01/05/06 4:13 PM GMT
GretagMacbeth Calibration Chart
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A GretagMacbeth colour checker chart recreated digitally to help you calibrate your monitors and colour output.

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::philcUK
01/05/06 4:22 PM GMT
I created this chart originally in LAB colour mode as that is the most accurate colour table for print and then added the closet RGB values as well. Obviously, print colour is a lot less saturated than screen colours but by tweaking your screen and calculating your colour values in LAB you can achieve quite accurate colour renditions of even the most vibrant colours including Pantone specials. Before uploading this, it was profile converted to sRGB, which should give the best representation on screen. If youíd like to test the match between your screen and printer accuracy, you could print this out in RGB and also try printing it in LAB colour space if your printer supports that and compare the differences between the two.
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::kodo34
01/05/06 4:23 PM GMT
it will come in handy , thx Phil
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have a nice day and read more fantasy. my images
::Benroy
01/05/06 5:59 PM GMT
I'll certainly give it a go. I'm forever looking for ways to improve the calibration of my monitor without forking out for it:) Thanks very much.

Cheers...........
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::Morwyn
01/05/06 8:22 PM GMT
Very interesting.. Think I will give it a try.. Thanks.
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.mesmerized
01/05/06 8:48 PM GMT
Thanks Phil...saved to my h/d...great idea.:Pat.
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.mimi5947
01/06/06 6:33 AM GMT
Thanks for all your hard work on this Phil. I am goign to try it. I will PM you if I get stuck :))
Thanks :~)
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~ Mimi~
::philcUK
01/06/06 10:55 AM GMT
if the fact that the RGB conversion has caused any problems - let me know and I will make a hi res version available in its original LAB colour space on a server somewhere for any of you to download.

cheers.
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&trisbert
01/29/06 1:41 PM GMT
Thanks Phil, Iíve been looking for one of these.
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Ntek
10/24/06 5:00 PM GMT
I have dual monitors, i still can't figure this out. Can someone walk me through it? One is a ViewSonic and the other is a Dell.
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