marc.s I agree with you that in principle it should not be necessary to introduce curve adjustments to a properly calibrated and profiled system - but hey - if it solved pom's problem, so be it and what works works. However, it is primary evidence of technical issues. Which raises the subject of your NEC. I'm interested, because there is a model of the NEC which is supposed to be the Father of the LaCie 321G. Is this the model you are having trouble with? Could you please explain what the problems are?
Oh, it's great that pom got it to work! I just really dislike this whole colour management business and the more complicated it gets the worse (for me at least).
I think the LaCie 321 is the same as the NEC 2180ux, but I haven't checked.
The NEC series has just been upgraded from the 80s to the 90s, so now it's 1990, 2090, 2190 for the respective sizes.
My problem is that I've learnt from basICCare (who are behind basICColor) that they no longer support hardware profiling of the NEC monitors and further - worse - that NEC does not support hardware profiling of these monitors unless
they are bought as part of the SpectraView package. Even though the monitors are the same, they change the firmware in the SpectraView versions to allow for hardware profiling (with their own software). Incidentally, the software that is used with Spectraview is an OEM version of basICColor, only with NEC drivers.
I have all that information from basICCare people because NEC has sent me from person to person without providing me with any useful info.
The 90-series SpectraView versions are not available, and the older Spectraview series is way overpriced over here.
I'm still looking at getting the 2090uxi and just use regular calibration (probably Monaco Optix Pro, maybe I'll try basICColor software). Unless I find some better monitor solution anyway.