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NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software

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NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software

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  • Compatible with select color sensors and NEC Display monitors.

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Use the SpectraView II Display Calibration Software from NEC in conjunction with compatible color sensors and NEC display monitors to ensure accurate display calibration. The software is compatible with a number of NEC displays and a variety of color sensors including Eye-One, ColorMunki, OptixXR, Spyder 2, and Spyder 3 sensors. The software supports multiple calibration sets, allowing you to quickly switch between two or more calibration settings based on your needs. The software is Windows and Mac OS compatible, and includes network support in Windows.

Automatic Calibration
SpectraView communicates with the display monitors using Display Data Channel - Command Interface (DDC/CI) which is a two-way communications link between the video graphics adapter and display monitor using the normal video signal cable. No extra cables are necessary. All adjustments to the monitor settings are done automatically using this communications link. It is not necessary to manually configure the monitor as all of the necessary settings are made by the software.
10- or 12-bit Internal Look Up Tables (LUTs)
Each LCD display monitor supported by SpectraView II features three internal-10 or 12-bit LUTs (depending on the model). These tables allow very precise adjustments to be made to the display's Tone Response Curve without reducing the number of displayable colors or introducing color banding artifacts.
Multiple Calibration Sets
Different display monitor calibrations can be instantly loaded allowing quick and easy switching between different calibration settings without the need to re-calibrate the display. Each time a calibration set is loaded, the necessary monitor settings and ICC/ColorSync profiles are automatically updated.
Informative
At the end of each display monitor calibration, an information window is displayed which shows the results of the calibration and includes a wealth of information about the display such as the measured color gamut, grayscale color tracking, Delta-E, and luminance values. Additional information about the display monitor such as the model name, serial number and the total number of hours that it has been in use are also displayed.
Calibration Status Validation
SpectraView will query each calibrated monitor to see if any controls have changed since the last calibration. If anything has changed, the previous calibrated state can be restored automatically.
Flexible
SpectraView provides many features and options that make it flexible enough to be used in a large variety of applications, including full DICOM support for medical imaging. The display luminance can be adjusted to either a specific value or to the maximum possible that the display can achieve.
Network Support (Windows Only)
SpectraView integrates with the NEC NaViSet Administrator network software (available separately) to provide remote network access and monitoring of display monitors. NaViSet Administrator is able to read, display, and log the current calibration settings and status of displays on a LAN. This feature is particularly useful for large installations where central monitoring and asset management is needed.
Monitor Locking
Once calibrated the OSD (On Screen Display) controls for the display monitors can be locked to prevent accidental or unauthorized adjustment which may invalidate the calibrated state of the monitor.
Monitor Profiling
After calibration, the display is automatically profiled and highly accurate ICC/ColorSync color profiles are generated and automatically registered with the Color Management System. These profiles use the Bradford Chromaticity Adaptation matrix.
Colorimeter Function
The software features a Colorimeter function which allows direct measurements to be taken by the color sensor and the results displayed in a variety of different formats.
Ambient Light Measurement Function
Allows measurements to be taken of the ambient light of the viewing environment surrounding the display monitor. This is useful in determining the optimal viewing conditions for the display monitor so that the ambient light level and color do not influence the viewing of images on the screen.
UPC: 805736014211
Supported Hardware SpectraView II supports the following NEC display monitor models:
LCD1980FXI-BK
LCD1980SXI
LCD1990SX-BK
LCD1990SX-BK-R
LCD1990SXI
LCD1990SXI-BK
LCD1990SXI-BK-R
LCD1990SXI-R
LCD1990SXP
LCD1990SXP-BK
LCD2090UXI
LCD2090UXI-1
LCD2090UXI-1-R
LCD2090UXI-BK
LCD2090UXI-BK-1
LCD2090UXI-BK-1-R
LCD2090UXI-BK-SV
LCD2090UXI-BK-SV-R
LCD2180UX-BK
LCD2180UX-BK-SV
LCD2190UXI
LCD2190UXI-BK-SV
LCD2190UXI-BK-SV-R
LCD2490W2-BK-SV
LCD2490W2-BK-SV-R
LCD2490WUXI2-BK
LCD2490WUXI2-BK-R
LCD2690W2-BK-SV
LCD2690W2-BK-SV-R
LCD2690WUXI2-BK
LCD2690WUXI2-BK-R
LCD2690WUXI-BK
LCD3090W-BK-SV
LCD3090W-BK-SV-R
LCD4020-2-AV
LCD4020-2-AVT
LCD4020-2-IT
LCD4620-2-AV
LCD4620-2-AVT
LCD4620-2-IT
LCD4620-2-TVX
LCD5220-AV
LCD5220-AV-R
LCD5220-AVT
LCD5220-AVT-R
LCD5220-IT
LCD5220-TVX
LCD6520L-BK-AV
LCD6520L-BK-AV-R
LCD6520L-BK-AVT
LCD6520L-BK-AVT-R
LCD6520P-BK-AV
LCD6520P-BK-AV-R
M401
M40-2-AV
M40B-AV
M40B-AV-R
M40B-AVT
M40B-AVT-R
M40-IT
M461
M46-2-AV
M46-2-AV-R
M46-2-AVT
M46-2-AVT-R
M46-AV
M46-AV-R
M46-AVT
M46-AVT-R
M46B-AV
M46B-AV-R
M46B-AVT
M46B-AVT-R
M46-IT
M46-IT-R
M521
P221W-BK
P221W-BK-SV
P232W-BK
P232W-BK-R
P232W-BK-SV
P232W-BK-SV-R
P241W-BK
P241W-BK-SV
P242W-BK-SV
P401
P401-AVT
P401-AVT-R
P401-R
P401-TMX4D
P461
P461-AVT
P461-AVT-R
P461-R
P461-TMX4D
P521
P521-AVT
P521-AVT-R
P521-R
P521-TMX4D
P551
P551-AVT
P551-AVT-R
P551-R
P701
P701-AVT
P701-AVT-R
P701-R
PA231W-BK
PA231W-BK-R
PA231W-BK-SV
PA231W-BK-SV-R
PA241W-BK
PA241W-BK-R
PA241W-BK-SV
PA241W-BK-SV-R
PA271W-BK
PA271W-BK-R
PA271W-BK-SV
PA271W-BK-SV-R
PA301W-BK
PA301W-BK-SV
S401
S401-AVT
S401-AVT-R
S401-R
S461
S461-AVT
S461-AVT-R
S461-R
S521
S521-AVT
S521-AVT-R
S521-R
X431BT
X431BT-R
X461HB
X461HB-R
X461UN
X461UN-R
X461UNV
X461UNV-R
X461UNV-TMX4D
System Requirements
Mac OS Apple Mac OS X v10.3.9 or higher. Mac OS 10.5.2 or higher required for some Mac models. Does not work with Mac OS 10.7.5.
Graphics Adapter: All Apple standard video graphics cards, including most newer PowerBooks. Digital (DVI) output is highly recommended.
Video Color Depth: At least 24 bit color (Millions of colors).
Video Resolution: Display native resolution highly recommended (1280 x 1024, 1600 x 1200, 1680 x 1050, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1200 or 2560 x 1600 depending on monitor)
Supported Color Sensors:
  • GretagMacbeth Eye-One Display V1
  • X-Rite/GretagMacbeth Eye-One Display V2
  • X-Rite/GretagMacbeth Eye-One Monitor, Eye-One Pro
  • X-Rite ColorMunki
  • Monaco OptixXR (X-Rite DTP 94)
  • ColorVision/Datacolor Spyder 2
  • Datacolor Spyder 3

At least one available USB port for Color Sensor.
Windows Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, XP x64, Server 2003, Vista and Vista x64, Windows 7 and Windows 7 x64.
Video Graphics Adapter: Most recent ATI, Nvidia, Matrox, S3 Graphics, and Intel graphics adapters. Digital (DVI) output is highly recommended.
Video Color Depth: At least 24 bit color.
Video Resolution: Display native resolution highly recommended (1280 x 1024, 1600 x 1200, 1680 x 1050, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1200 or 2560 x 1600 depending on monitor)
Supported Color Sensors:
  • GretagMacbeth Eye-One Display V1
  • X-Rite/GretagMacbeth Eye-One Display V2
  • X-Rite/GretagMacbeth Eye-One Monitor, Eye-One Pro
  • X-Rite ColorMunki
  • Monaco OptixXR (X-Rite DTP 94)
  • ColorVision/Datacolor Spyder 2
  • Datacolor Spyder 3

At least one available USB port for Color Sensor.
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.3 x 0.6"

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NECSpectraView II Display Calibration Software
 
4.9

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Fast (5)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home or business (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (6), Business (3)
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac (5), PC (3)

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5.0

Good Product

By John

from Evansville, IN

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home or Business

    Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

    This software is recommended with the NEC monitors. I use it and the i1Pro fro Xrite. It is not as fast as Xrites software, but does the job. It has a better interface than Xrite and is more intuitive to use. Either one does fine.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac

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    5.0

    Perfect

    By Mike

    from Centralia

    About Me Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Fast
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

        I waited a long time for Spectraview II, since at the time I bought my NEC monitor, Spectraview 1 wasn't compatible with my computer's OS. I had been using X-rite to profile my computer. Now, with Spectraview II, my print looks exactly like my monitor.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        5.0

        Surprisingly great

        By MrA in Bend

        from Bend, OR

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Easy to Use
        • Fast
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Precise Calibration

          Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

          I bought this with my NEC PA272w because I'd read and heard many recommendations. I'm glad I took the recommendations! The software was extremely easy to use and the results it produced are excellent. This is the best monitor calibration package I've used to date (I've also used Xrite and DataColor).

          I'm using a Spyder4 colorimeter and the software recognized it immediately and proceeded with calibration just as expected. Highly recommended. If you're not using NEC's puck, be sure to check the SpectraView docs to be sure your puck is supported.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          5.0

          SpectraView II with ColorSpyder3

          By Kliu

          from San Jose, CA

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

              I ordered the SpectraView II software for my NEC PA-271 after learning that it would work with my existing ColorSpyder (if with limitations), which meant I did not have to invest in another piece of hardware. The SpectraView II worked *better* with the ColorSpyder3 than the software that came with the ColorSpyder - the ColorSpyder software refused to recognize the hardware unless it was plugged directly into the computer, but the SpectraView II tolerated a hub in between.

              The software can calibrate just about everything on my NEC monitor, and was fairly straightforward to use.

              It would be nice if it supported non-NEC monitors, even to a minimal extent. It would make it easier to calibrate non-NEC monitors as close as possible to the NEC one on the same system.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              5.0

              SpectraView II Display Calibration Soft

              By MAJ

              from Frederick, Md

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use
              • Fast
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home or Business

                Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                I bought this to calibrate a new NEC PA271w-BK monitor. As I already have both Data Color Spyder 4 Elite and X-rite Color Munki Photo hardware I only bought the software. I've been using the Spyder and it works great with this software. Calibrates my monitor to match my prints. Very pleased. Very easy to use.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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                5.0

                Showstopper

                By "T"

                from Michigan

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Fast
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Anywhere
                  • Home or Business

                  Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                  I used this software in conjunction with i1Display Pro to get fast and accurate monitor calibration.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Computer Platform:
                  • PC

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                  5.0

                  Easy to use

                  By Bruce B

                  from Hale, MI

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Fast
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                      Once in awhile I have trouble loading and using new software, but this loaded easily and I was able to calibrate my monitor with no problems at all.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • PC

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                      5.0

                      Spectraview II

                      By PhotoMacMan

                      from New Zealand

                      About Me Photographer, Photo Printer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use
                      • Small Application

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Colour Profiling
                        • Matching Screen And Print

                        Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                        This is the best software to calibrate and profile the NEC PA241W monitor. It eanbles proper hardware calibration. Very easy to use and accurate.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • Mac

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                        4.0

                        Maybe not exciting, but works just great

                        By oddjob

                        from London

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate Colors and Controls
                        • Easy To Customize
                        • Switch between profiles

                        Cons

                        • NEC displays only

                        Best Uses

                        • Professional Quality

                        Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                        Works hand in glove with NEC hardware to provide robust, flexible monitor calibration. You can save and switch between profiles for different conditions (i.e. day and night). For appropriate NEC monitors, much better than generic calibration software.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        5.0

                        Great solution for NEC monitors

                        By Mark

                        from Scotts Valley, CA

                        About Me Professional Artist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about NEC SpectraView II Display Calibration Software:

                            Used with NEC Multisync monitors this makes calibration easy. I used i1 Match with my last monitor. That was also a great solution, but SpectraView enables hardware calibration, which is more accurate and stable.

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