Before color calibrating your computer with a Huey, Abode Gamma should
To do so (on a Windows system):
1. right click the Start menu, chose open
2. double click Programs, then Startup
3. Delete Adobe Gamma or Adobe Gamma loader.exe if present
4. Close the start up window and return to the main screen.
* This does not delete Adobe Gamma from your hard-drive. It just removes
the shortcut to the startup file to prevent Adobe Gamma from loading its
calibration in place of the monitor calibration you are currently using.
Calibrate your computer with Huey:
-Make sure your monitor and the suction cups on the Huey have been
properly cleaned to assure stable adhesion to the monitor.
- Set the lights in the room to the level you would usually use to view
-follow the calibration steps
- For the regular Huey select the web browsing and photo editing color
setting at the end of the calibration sequence (this closely corresponds
to a Color Temperature of D65 and a Gamma of 2.40)
- For Huey Pro select Color Temperature D65 and Gamma 2.40
- In the CAD lab the Hueys are set to take light measurements every 10
Working with Photoshop after Calibrating your monitor with Huey:
Photoshop will automatically refer to the Default Monitor Profile (the
Huey profile.) To achieve uniform color from your camera, monitor and
printer change the setting in Abode Photoshop to Adobe RGB 1998
(Edit>Color Settings, in the RGB pull down menu select Adobe RGB 1998
Also set your camera and printer (print with preview>output>color
management> profile>Adobe RGB 1998) to Adobe RGB 1998 color profile
*changing a color profile does not change data in the file; it tells the
application how to interpret those colors.
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