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07/01/2019 05:07:08 PM · #1
Hello 'ol friends, I know of no better people to ask this question that is plaguing me!

I have a Benq GL2460 monitor, and I'm trying to calibrate using my old Huey pro. I can finally get it to keep the calibration of the Huey, but it seems to be fighting with the monitor software. I say this, because when it adjusts for room light, the monitor flashes bright and then goes back to the calibrated settings. I can disable the ambient room light adjustment, but it never flashed like this before this new monitor. Is it just really old software fighting with new software and can't be fixed, or is there a way to actually fix this?
07/01/2019 05:12:58 PM · #2
Off-hand I'd say that "calibrated" and "adjusting" are mutually exclusive conditions.

I would recommend disabling the ambient light adjustment and just keep your ambient lighting conditions constant (as they were when you calibrated the monitor) if color and tone are important.
07/01/2019 05:23:23 PM · #3
Originally posted by GeneralE:

Off-hand I'd say that "calibrated" and "adjusting" are mutually exclusive conditions.

I would recommend disabling the ambient light adjustment and just keep your ambient lighting conditions constant (as they were when you calibrated the monitor) if color and tone are important.


Hi!

Brightness is the biggest issue more so than color accuracy at the moment since I rarely get a chance to touch my camera anymore. On occasion (like right now), I create book covers for an old friend, and after I got the new monitor the covers were insanely bright. Maybe there was always this flash with my old monitor, but because the new monitor is so freakin' bright it's more obvious now. Disabling the automatic ambient adjustment is definitely my fallback unless someone miraculously has a solution. You were one of my high hopes for providing such a solution, so I am leaning more toward the disabling at this point.
07/01/2019 06:04:51 PM · #4
Originally posted by aliqui:

Originally posted by GeneralE:

Off-hand I'd say that "calibrated" and "adjusting" are mutually exclusive conditions.

I would recommend disabling the ambient light adjustment and just keep your ambient lighting conditions constant (as they were when you calibrated the monitor) if color and tone are important.

You were one of my high hopes for providing such a solution, so I am leaning more toward the disabling at this point.

At this point I'm working off intuition. I expect ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' kirbic to be along shortly with some actual up-to-date technical information ... ;-)
07/01/2019 07:53:54 PM · #5
Originally posted by GeneralE:

...I expect ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' kirbic to be along shortly with some actual up-to-date technical information ... ;-)


Pfffft! Up to date info from a 60-year-old guy, LOL!
It's certainly possible that it is fighting with the older software that's trying to control it. A quick search turned up nothing on this problem, so it is not a common occurrence. I'd bet against it being something that was there before but unnoticed. One thing to check is if the profiler has an ambient light sensor, and if it is being kept active, it may be fighting with the monitor's own sensor and software. If that is so, you should be able to turn it off. Other than it being that, I can't suggest anything useful from a troubleshooting perspective.
07/01/2019 08:08:21 PM · #6
Originally posted by kirbic:

Originally posted by GeneralE:

...I expect ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' kirbic to be along shortly with some actual up-to-date technical information ... ;-)


Pfffft! Up to date info from a 60-year-old guy, LOL!

I am typing this on a keyboard attached to a Mac G3 running System 8.6 ... and you have a few years (and an engineering background) on me ... :-)
07/01/2019 11:17:27 PM · #7
Originally posted by GeneralE:

Originally posted by kirbic:

Originally posted by GeneralE:

...I expect ' . substr('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('https://www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' kirbic to be along shortly with some actual up-to-date technical information ... ;-)


Pfffft! Up to date info from a 60-year-old guy, LOL!

I am typing this on a keyboard attached to a Mac G3 running System 8.6 ... and you have a few years (and an engineering background) on me ... :-)


Okay thanks to both of you, I'll do some more digging. If all else fails, I'll just shut the Huey sensor off. When the "check for updates" links to a 404, it's probably a good sign I'm several generations behind. This could just be how things are going to be, and I guess I'm okay with that. :)
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