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Dell™ UltraSharp 2209wa Settings

dell 2209wa

22-inch IPS Panel that provides excellent colors and viewing angles.

Aspect Ratio: 16:10
Pixel Format: 1680 x 1050
Brightness: 300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Response Time: 6ms
Viewing Angles: 178/178
Color Gamut: 83% CIE1976
Connectivity: DVI, VGA, USB (4)
Adjustability: Swivel, Tilt, Height, Rotate
Dimensions: 461.91 x 511.77 x 184.12mm
Weight: 7.93kg

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LCD Panel Technology Characteristics

LCD Panel Technology Type and Characteristics

TFT Central Panel Image
TFT Central Panel Image

TN film (Twisted Nematic)
– low manufacturing/retail costs
– restrictive viewing angles
– fast pixel response times
– dead pixels display white. Stuck pixels display RGB colors
– lower contrast levels means blacks are not as dark as VA based panels
– lower color reproduction

IPS (In Plane Switching) Continue reading LCD Panel Technology Characteristics

LCD Monitor Calibration

Monitor Calibration CIE Chart
Monitor Calibration CIE Chart

The ideal, recommended and indispensable solution for pros is calibration. A sensor measures the differences in a series of color patches on the screen and these are then adjusted through the creation of new table (LUT for Look Up Table).
There are actually two tables (LUT): One is in the screen (hardware) and the other LUT is that of your graphic card, and this is the one that is changed in calibration.

Here it’s a free LUT Manager

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