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Calibrate Asus VG248QE

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July 25, 2013 2:53:54 PM

Hi guys
I just got my VG248QE, and i was wondering how to calibrate it.
Everywhere I look people say that you should always calibrate a new monitor, but i've never done it before.
Does anyone have a guide or could give some help in how to get the best out of my monitor ?

Thanks

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July 25, 2013 3:01:40 PM

I have the same monitor. I don't really care that much about colors but i find the best mode is standard mode. Haven't calibrated yet.
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July 25, 2013 5:05:55 PM

Read this article. It links you to an ICC profile to correct out of the box color. Fix my vg248qe color article and color profile.
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July 26, 2013 11:58:10 AM

Sorry for being such a noob, but what is an ICC profile ?
Should I just set my monitor with the setting they suggested in the article ?

( this ones ?)
Splendid= Theater Mode
Sharpness= 40 (eliminates some minor fringing on text – also use ClearType)
Brightness= 54 (according to preferences and lighting)
Contrast= 43 (default contrast in this preset gives major shade crushing)
Color Temp= User Mode
Red= 100
Green= 95
Blue= 93

Thanks for the help
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July 26, 2013 2:13:42 PM

In the article I posted above after reading down a ways there is a link to download the ICC profile. The best way I know to describe the ICC profile is a file full of optimal color settings. Either in the article or an article it links to is directions for using the ICC file. I would rate the process as medium difficulty but doable and worth it.
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July 26, 2013 3:31:18 PM

Sorry, i just missed the link.
Yeh it's pretty easy, done it, and it's definitely better now.
Thanks for the help, this article is very helpful, just what I needed. Thanks ;) 
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July 27, 2013 5:47:15 AM

I've also tried one ICC profile of them, and it was very similar to the one in the article, I think it was just a little bit lighter.
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