I also want to profile my monitor, but before profiling, it says I should set it to a specific gamma say, 2. Here are links to some of these threads:. Tarkus — Several people have asked this, and yes it is normal and expected of all monitors with TN panels. Dear Andrew, I bought my bw yesterday in shanghai. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. This can be found under the advanced tab of the global settings menu in the control panel. But the top-to-bottom variation is noteworthy flaw for photo processing.

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Just add a space, forward slash, and an L to the end so it looks like the above example. At the top, beside 226bq model number there should be a letter indicating the panel type.

Thanks again and keep up the good work!

I think playing at different resolutions generally differs game to game. And you can always show your appreciationcheers! But the BW is a reasonable-cost way of upgrading a smaller display to a widescreen, getting some bold, rich colors, and enough speed that gaming looks good.

For me I added a notch in the Sharpness in the Nvidia control panel.

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Thanks the shortcut worked great. Lars — What is your Brightness setting? It hasn’t yet brought the Surface Hub 2 collaboration platform to general availability, but Microsoft’s outlined the Hub strategy in broad strokes. Thank you very much, 226ba explains a lot.


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Thanks to everyone who helped along the way as we figured out how to get the profiles to load with Windows after restartinggetting the profiles to persist in games at least some of themand uncovering other useful information about the various panels Samsung continues sneaking into the BW. The brightness is not totally uniform, and even when you face the monitor straight on, the top portion tends to be a bit darker, and the bottom portion somewhat washed out.

In the secret screen menu there is 226gw no panel info. Still, it is probably better 22bw nothing to use this and cc least get rid of the blue shift and correct the gamma a bit, and the wizard in this program should help you make good adjustments.

Thx man for this great article! Thanks to Andrew again for a great article! A significant change I, and others, have made is to turn down the Blue to 35 to get rid of any lingering blue hue.

Great size but picture could be better. Specifically, RGB slider controls allow you dial in a fine-tuned white point, using the Spyder2 as a guide, prior to doing the full 226ba. Ghosting is minimal, and contrast is decent, but not overwhelming. Save on Monitors Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Maybe if all of us let Samsung know our displeasure in the matter we can get this matter resolved. But first, you have to put them in the same “color” folder I said in the instructions in the review.


It does have a feature for making color profiles stay in games, but like the Nvidia control panel option someone mentioned earlier, it only works for profiles made using that program.

I could go in and hack it up to get it right but it’s not worth f effort. Thank you very much for your time. Less than 2 is quite good.

OS X supports 226gw profiles, others have it working fine, it doesn’t matter that you are on an older Mac. There is a secret service menu hidden away from the prying eyes of consumers.

What was driving me completely nuts was the constant blue-shift even after the Sypder2 calibration…especially noticeable in the light grays as the reviewer above mentioned.

No problems Previous Equivalent Item Owned: Right now it looks a bit too Red to me, but maybe i got used to the default Color?

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This is what makes a calibrator like the Spyder2 so much more powerful than simple gamma controls like Adobe Gamma. Movies also look great, there is no ghosting at all that I can tell.

Behardware recently published an in-depth comparison of 226bw “S” and “A” panels, along with a color profile for the “A” panel that improves its colors to being as good as the “S” panel.