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Xrite Colorchecker color specifications and 18% reflectance gray card

After further research, here is a partial answer taking as source Blog-Couleur: Quelles sont les valeurs RVB de la colorchecker ? and BabelColor PDF and the Xrite website. The last row seems to be ...
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Can a 65% RGB laptop display 100% RGB on an external monitor?

If you ask this because you want to do photo retouching work on the gaming laptop, the answer is yes. The color space of sRGB or Adobe RGB is coded into the file. The rendering device (display, ...
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6500k calibrated monittor - what are the RGB values to represent a given monochromatic radiation of known wavelength?

You're not really trying to produce a reasonable representation of a single wavelength because, as you have noted, an RGB color reproduction system is not capable of doing that. (Unless that ...
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Display Calibration For Viewing On Displays / Devices

I know that I cannot control other people's screens, but that is part of the question - if I cannot know the final circumstances of viewing, then what should guide my choice? The ISO standard for ...
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Display Calibration For Viewing On Displays / Devices

Hum You are mixing diferent things here. Determine your white point. This is not the same as intensity. Ambient Light and ambient background Ambient light behind your monitor is a relative thing. ...
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When to choose D65 and when to choose ambient light temperature for white point for display calibration?

The majority of the monitors released in at least the last 5-7 years should have the native white point at 6500K, unless it's some specialized display, which usually cost much more. If the native ...
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How can I best calibrate my MacBook Pro display using built-in, free or inexpensive software?

If you opt-click the Calibrate... button, you get the old 'mess of steps', once you check the Expert Mode box Without Opt... With Opt... It's still nowhere near as good as using a hardware ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

Let's step backwards a bit and answer some "unasked" questions first: What is a color profile. What is a "monitor" profile and hardware calibration vs a "Factory Profile." What is color constancy. ...
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Xrite Colorchecker color specifications and 18% reflectance gray card

The official specifications are available on X-Rite website at this URL: https://xritephoto.com/ph_product_overview.aspx?ID=938&Action=Support&SupportID=5884. The specifications have changed ...
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Color Calibrating - the display? or the output? Key Basic Issues - help!

It is possible to calibrate both but calibrating the display is much better. Unfortunately, not all displays can be calibrated and so many people resort to calibrating the graphics card. The problem ...
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Color Calibrating - the display? or the output? Key Basic Issues - help!

You are asking very valid questions, and the very fact of it means that you do understand the essence of the problem. You only need to know the technology to deal with it. There are good answers ...
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Best color profile with new macbook?

There are display profiles and editing profiles. For display profile that you set in System Preferences, either use profile that is a result of actual calibration or display profile from the ...
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Hardware calibration for Eizo Monitor on Linux / Ubuntu without ColorNavigator?

According to Eizo, this is not possible. I've had a lengthy conversation with a very friendly Eizo technican in October 2016, concerning the monitor CS2420. I would expect this to hold true for all ...
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Why not use a camera as a colorimeter?

The basic reason is that the spectral characteristics of a camera are typically not the same as a human observer (A camera with such a characteristic is unusual, and is typically quite expensive and ...
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If I have two calibrated monitors, will Photoshop pick the right monitor profile?

I don't really want to provide 'half an answer' but I don't want to leave it as a comment either - so this is ½ an answer... First of all, I agree with Rafael - the OS handles the profiling. So long ...
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How can I correct oversaturated colors after sRGB calibration of AdobeRGB monitor?

If I stick to Case A: Could I be sure that everyone (with calibrated monitor) will see my photos as me in smart "viewers": ACDSee Pro, LightRoom? Not if the other calibrated monitors are only 96%, or ...
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When calibrating a monitor, should I create different profiles with different light situations?

Do you mean that the calibrated result is different depending on whether you calibrate with the ambient light on and off? That is, if you create two profiles in these two conditions and then compare ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

The general advice not to use sRGB as a device profile stems from the fact that it is not meant to be a device profile. When people start doing colour management, they often get confused about all ...
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Do CEIL LAB images look really the same on all monitors?

No. CIELAB images are just as subject to different displays as RGB images. As you note CIELAB is converted to RGB in order to be displayed since displays do not use CIELAB. However, if displays are ...
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Why the photos edited on lightroom desktop looks different in mobile phone?

It is generally recommended to publish photos on the web in sRGB colour space. You have used the correct export setting. Ideally you calibrate and profile your computer monitor. But this is a huge ...
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How can I get both monitors to look the same?

It is not surprising at all that your two monitors display differently. At work, I have two monitors from the same batch (!) and they are almost as different as yours. (Incidentally, also Acer, but ...
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6500k calibrated monittor - what are the RGB values to represent a given monochromatic radiation of known wavelength?

Maximally saturated monochromatic colors in sRGB This is a list of sRGB values that preserve hue but are at the maximum color saturation achievable with sRGB in wavelength steps of 1nm from 390nm to ...
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How to properly apply and use the monitor profile

When you apply the same profile in both the viewer application and the monitor's color management setting you are applying the same correction twice. Assuming the "B 1980 S2 #1 2016-05-25..." profile ...
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Why can't one calibrate a monitor with a DSLR & a color chart?

The color temperature of the light and the angle it hits the color charts change the way the raw will look. Take one photo, then rotate the card 90 degrees and take another photo. Then rotate it 90 ...
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Noticible diff. using Display port versus DVI on Eizo ColorEdge Monitor?

I have some experience on the topic that may be useful. Not with Eizo ColorEdge specifically, but with a similarly specd professional monitor. Anyway, the monitor is the less important part here, as ...
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Hardware calibration for Eizo Monitor on Linux / Ubuntu without ColorNavigator?

Eizo ColorNavigator 6 and ColorNavigator NX are available for Linux but only for Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS 6. Eizo mention Linux here and there on their website but they do not provide direct ...
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Why not use a camera as a colorimeter?

This is actually one very interesting question. Cons You can use your camera but the problems are: The camera probably is not calibrated itself. You can choose different white balance settings, I ...
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Hardware calibration for Eizo Monitor on Linux / Ubuntu without ColorNavigator?

Check Argyll CMS/DisplayCal. I think it does not support HW calibration, though. Check the color management forum at luminous-landscape.com. Best source of information about display calibration (...
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Question on Monitor Calibration, i1Display and multiple Profiles

My question now is this: Since during the profiling process the R/G/B and brightness values of the monitor are changed, I cannot simply switch profiles in Windows' color management, can I? If this ...
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Inconsistent colors across different apps in windows

A common cause of images appearing very different in two different applications is the use of different colour spaces when saving the image, some viewing applications do not respect the colour space ...
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