Datacolor Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System

Datacolor Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System

Datacolor Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System

B&H # DAS5X100 MFR # S5X100
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Calibrate Laptops, Desktop Monitors
  • Includes Color Probe
  • Fixed Calibration Choice
  • Before and After Evaluation
  • Comes in a Reusable Box / Case
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With the ever increasing choice in monitors, the Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System from Datacolor helps you maintain consistency from production through post and delivery. Designed to provide Hobbyist photographers seeking a simple monitor color calibration solution, the Spyder5EXPRESS allows you to calibrate multiple monitors, from laptops to desktop monitors. The EXPRESS software provides you two different calibration settings.

The included Spyder5 Colorimeter (probe) features a 7-detector optical engine. Compact and portable the Spyder5 mounts to your monitor via lens cap counterweight. Featuring a 5 minute initial calibration time, the Spyder5EXPRESS system gets you up and calibrated quickly. With before and after evaluation the Spyder5EXPRESS is a powerful tool in your color correction arsenal. A reusable storage box protects your Spyder5 Colorimeter unit when you need to take it traveling.

Spyder5 calibrates your monitor to an industry color reference standard to ensure on-screen colors are accurate, grays and whites are consistent, shadow and highlight details are protected, and skin tones are true-to-life.
Calibration is accomplished in a 4 step process.
The software supports storing 2 calibration choices with limited adjustment capability.
Spyder5EXPRESS allows you to calibrate laptops and desktop monitors.
Before and After calibration evaluation is possible using a Standard Datacolor image.
You can calibrate your monitor in just 5 minutes.
UPC: 875720001404
In the Box
Datacolor Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System
  • Spyder5 USB Colorimeter
  • Activation Card
  • Storage Box
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Datacolor S5X100 Specs

    System Requirements Windows
    7 (32-/64-bit), 8, 8.1 (32-/64-bit), 10 (32-/64-bit)

    Mac OS X
    10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14

    Monitor
    Resolution: 1280x768 or greater
    Video Card: 16-bit video card (24-bit recommended)
    Ram: 1 GB of available RAM
    HDD Space: 500 MB

    Interface
    Internet connection for software download
    USB port
    Language Support English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.6 x 4.55 x 2.35"

    Datacolor S5X100 Reviews

    Spyder5EXPRESS Display Calibration System is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 57.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job! Works great and easy to use!
    Date published: 2019-05-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from excelente producto lo volveria a comprar otra vez
    Date published: 2019-04-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little tool! Quickly loaded and installed. Found that my monitors were both badly in need of color correction. Very useful tool and easy to use.
    Date published: 2018-09-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Put this off too long!! This little gadget delivered as promised! It was an easy uncomplicated process to download the software and run the calibration. I found out that my monitor was not very far off, but now I KNOW that my prints are going to look like they do on the monitor.
    Date published: 2018-09-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome little device! Compared to the before and after, my screen was super messed up. I have two different monitors: one 99% srgb and another old gaming monitor. The 99% srgb one did not have a big impact, but the old gaming monitor had a huge difference. The before and after of the old gaming monitor had a green tint to everything (on rgb mode).
    Date published: 2018-08-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product I am very pleased with the ease and efficiency of this calibration tool. Highly recommended if you are doing photo processing.
    Date published: 2018-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product This product worked exactly as advertised. It was extremely easy to set up and it did a great job. My prints immediately were much better especially in the dark areas as more detail was revealed in the print. The colors also matched the colors on the screen. I recommend this really highly.
    Date published: 2018-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great results first time Installed it and ran it on 4 computers.? Now have 4 computers that have displays that were the same. Now I can edit photos on any of my computers and know that they will all look the same on all my computers. I was not using my laptop to edit photos as it was giving me overblown colors when viewed on my desktop or when viewed online with other peoples screens. Now I can use it...
    Date published: 2018-06-02
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    Will this work with a 4k monitor?

    Will this work with a 4k monitor?
    Asked by: Henry
    Yes this will work with a 4k monitor.
    Answered by: Reuben
    Date published: 2019-02-20

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    Is this software compatible with Linux? Specifically Ubuntu?
    Asked by: Tyler N.
    No, currently the manufacturer only has support for Windows 7 32/64, Windows 8.0, 8.1 32/64, Windows 10 32/64 andMac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11.
    Answered by: Moshe S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

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    Is screen brightness figured in to the calibration?
    Asked by: Diane L.
    Screen brightness is figured in to the calibration, but there are no brightness/contrast adjustments in the Spyder5EXPRESS software. This is (in my opinion) by design on the Express model, and not necessarily a bad thing. Be careful not to confuse brightness with color balance. I use the Spyder5EXPRESS to ensure there are no color casts across my different displays. The Spyder5EXPRESS does this incredibly well, easy to use, and without the advanced features that could create more color issues than I was resolving in the first place (if not done exactly right). So yes, one display could technically be brighter than another, but they are both color balanced perfectly. In a real world scenario when I open a test image side-by-side on both my MacBook and iMac after calibrating both displays, the colors, skin tones, etc, all match perfectly. If you're more advanced go for the better models. Same sensor with more features and control. I also like datacolor because they keep their software up to date. Good luck.
    Answered by: Rik H.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

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    Will this work with windows vista?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Datacolor web site lists compatible OS as Windows 7 32/64, Windows 8.0, 8.1 32/64, Windows 10 32/64Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 Vista is not specified so I suggest you contact them directly through their website
    Answered by: Andrew S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

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    i have dual monitors (same model) hook up for my desktop. am I able to have both monitors calibrated with the express spyder package?
    Asked by: Joseph MINH L.
    It depends. I have 3 monitors for my mac mini, 2 of them could be calibrated. Usually HDMI, VGA, DVI or display port work with Spyder. USB connection with displaylink does not work.
    Answered by: Jichao H.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    I have a laptop with an additional desktop ...

    I have a laptop with an additional desktop monitor. Can the spyder give each monitor its own calibration.
    Asked by: Juan
    Yes. I have 3 monitors and my wife has 1. I have calibrated all of them.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-05-13

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    Will this work with my 2013 MacBook Air?
    Asked by: S F.
    Yes it will.
    Answered by: Jose Mauricio R.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

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    My laptop has integrated graphics card as opposed to a dedicated card. Will it still work for me?
    Asked by: William
    simple to use - and if anything computer-wise is gonna act up, it would be on me. But it pretty much runs itself. For me it indicated my new monitor was perfectly set.
    Answered by: Sherrie B.
    Date published: 2018-08-26
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