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Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle

B&H # DASCKP100 Mfr # SCKP100
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You Pay: $168.00
Product Highlights
  • Consistent Color Control for RAW Imaging
  • White, Gray, and Gray Ramp Patches
  • Color Target Includes Skintone Samples
  • Works with Adobe Camera RAW (ACR)
  • Includes Software for Mac and Windows

Datacolor's SpyderCHECKR Pro/Cube Bundle is a valuable bundle containing a SpyderCHECKR and SpyderCUBE. The SpyderCHECKR allows photographers to color calibrate a camera, perform precision in-camera white balance and record known-color samples. The sturdy, eco-friendly design has 48 spectrally engineered color patches and calibration software that's easy to use.

SpyderCUBE is a RAW calibration tool that easily fits into a pocket, and outperforms white balance and gray card solutions. The 3D cube is an ideal way to capture color temperature and light source data on-site for accurate RAW adjustments and more consistent color.

Used together, these two tools let you achieve consistent color from day to day and camera to camera and apply these results in your RAW workflow. This in turn can streamline post-production by affording predictable color in the beginning of the capturing process.

Consistent color control for your RAW workflow made easy and fast with SpyderCHECKR and its powerful software, giving you a color standard for any camera and decreasing your post-production time
Neutral gray target and gray ramp for in-camera white balance and visual neutrality analysis
Extensive skintone samples for portrait and fashion photography
Durable, eco-friendly self casing construction for easy transport and field use, with replaceable targets, fade strip indicator, tripod and SpyderCUBE mount
Spectrally neutral SpyderCUBE responds consistently to all lighting conditions in the field or in studio for easy white balancing and exposure corrections
Instantly correct image neutrality by setting color temperature and tint
Includes black trap and chrome ball for shadow detail highlight control in any shooting situation
SpyderCHECKR software interacts with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Elements, and Camera Raw to produce calibration presets, which fit directly into your digital workflow; no DNG processing required, multiple lightsource calibration option included
System Requirements Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Mac OS X (10.4 +)
128MB of available RAM
100MB of available hard disk space
Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements with Adobe Camera Raw
Supported Languages English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese
Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle
  • SpyderCHECKR
  • SpyderCHECKR Software CD
  • SpyderCUBE
  • Protective Pouch for SpyderCUBE
  • Lanyard for SpyderCUBE
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    DatacolorSpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle
     
    4.3

    (based on 7 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

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    86%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (3)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits (4)
      • Studio (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional (4)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (3)

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      5.0

      The Cube is redundant.

      By Skipperrik

      from NC

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Simple To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

          I question whether or not you need both the SpyderCUBE and the SpyderCHECKR. The Checkr has squares that allow you to set the white point, black point, and an 18% gray square for neutralizing the color, the same as the Cube. The Checkr allows a more thorough color correction by producing a preset for use in Lightroom or in Adobe Camera Raw though. I imagine for small product shoots the Cube would be easier to use as the Checkr is considerably larger. Each has its place but you could easily get by with only one. I found the software very easy to use in both Lightroom and ACR.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          5.0

          Complete Color Management

          By DenverGreg

          from Denver, CO

          About Me Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

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            Cons

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                Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                I've had the SpyderPro for a couple of years to help calibrate my monitor. Now with the SpyderCheckr Pro and Cube I can take my color management to the next level.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                5.0

                Works as advertised.

                By Migami

                from Homosassa, FL

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits
                  • Studio

                  Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                  I shoot college classes & print composite's with as many as 175 students on one composite. I always seem to have a few student's (mostly with blond hair) that I struggle to get the color dead on. I mostly use medium gray backdrop cloths & will have a very small precent with a slight color shift in batch processing. Purchased the SpyderCheckr/Cube for better consistency. Just finished my 1st shoot with it & I am very happy that I made the purchase. The color profile with SpyderCheckr is subtle & accurate. It has really helped to tighten up my work flow & made life much easier printing blond hair accurately. I used the cube for the 1st time on this shoot & my gray backgrounds were all consistent. I am very happy with the product.

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                  4.0

                  Every Photog needs this

                  By JaiyenDM

                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use
                    • Landscape Photography
                    • Macro Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                    I use this checker along with the Spyder4 calibration system to keep my photos color accurate from the moment I import to Lightroom.

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                    • No

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                    2.0

                    Sent it back

                    By Animal Photographer

                    from Charleston, SC

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Use

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                    After several attempts to use the product (which did not come with well written guidelines, only go to the website and read the "how-to" there.) I was highly disappointed. Once I did get a decent reading from the product I found it was not much different personal presets I already had in Lightroom. It has received much praise from multiple photog mags so I was hoping it would be of benefit to me as I my photography has me shooting in so many multiple conditions that change rapidly, I need consistency. Maybe I just didn't have it figured out well enough, but it became such a hassle to try to work with I sent it back.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Works perfectly with the Spyder4Pro

                    By Raphael Monteiro

                    from Brasil, RJ

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • Bulky

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                    I bought this item because I already have Spyder3Pro and they work better together.
                    It is very important to have your monitor calibrated to obtain a more accurate result in their work.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great color matching system

                    By Mitutoyo

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Business User

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Datacolor SpyderCHECKR PRO/CUBE Bundle:

                          Love everything about this color matching system except for the lack of documentation for use with Photoshop. All of the videos and documentation for this product is written and produced for Lightroom which is not part of CS6 Master Collection. I don't want to buy Lightroom just for setting up calibrations.

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

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