The Research on Color Characteristics of Four Mainstream Monitor


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Different monitors have different performances on showing the color characteristics. That is, a specific group of RGB values shows different colors in different monitors and different monitors have different color gamut. In order to study the abilities to show color characteristics among the monitors of Dell, HP, EIZO and IBM, we use PR655 to measure chromatic values of different colors on the monitors above. Then we analyze the Chromatic values .Finally we get differences of the monitors in color gamut, the gradation curves and gray balance as follows. As a result, the color gamut in the monitor of EIZO will be 1/5 larger than that in other monitors, colors of EIZO in Slant red and Slant green have an excellent performance and colors of DELL in blue have a better performance. As for the gradation curves, the RGB channels in the four monitors have shadows compressed and have highlights stretched. As to gray balance, if R, G and B have the same value, the monitor of HP tends to show more blue lights, the monitor of Dell tends to show more yellow and green lights, the monitor of IBM tends to show more blue lights, and the monitor of EIZO slightly tends to show more green lights. In a word, the monitor of EIZO has the best performance in gray balance, IBM is in the second place, Dell is in the third place and HP has the worst performance in gray balance.



Edited by:

Ouyang Yun, Xu Min, Yang Li and Liu Xunting




Y. Liu et al., "The Research on Color Characteristics of Four Mainstream Monitor", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 262, pp. 44-47, 2013

Online since:

December 2012




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