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== Additional info about monitor calibration ==

I've listed some additional info here about monitor calibration that people might find useful.

=== Gamuts, why they matter and what there good for: ===

Color gamuts can be conceptually thought of primairly as a range of 'color' that a device such as a monitor can display given its specifications. 

color gamuts exist primarily becuase there is such a vast spectrum of color created in the physical world by the natural force of light and unfortunetly current electronic devices can only display a small portion of that spectrum. It should also be noted that even professional wide gamut monitors that show colors in the billions are still considered a small portion of the full color spectrum.

The secondary reason color gamuts exist is for color standardization and utility for professionals. Creating a color gamut allows graphic professionals to detirmine which portion of the color spectrum is avalible with eletroic diplay devices and which areas of that spectrum will be most useful to meet their specific needs in areas such as: photography, videography, web design, graphic design, and print media. 

It additionally allows those same professionals to advocate manufactures too increase useful color gamuts rather than a arbitrary color gamuts that may or may not be perceivable to the average end user.  

=== A few common color gamuts and what their used for: ===

NTSC 72%, also known as 'RGB':

 - It is the common 'RGB' as the 'NTSC 72%' roughly covers that gamut. It is however possible to by a device the covers 'NTSC 72%' and claims to be 'RGB' that dosen't actually cover the full limited gamut of 'sRGB' standarized by International Electrotechnical Commission for use with the internet.


 Often refered to as the default RGB or the RGB of the internet. If images contain no color space and are 8-bit they often detault to this color gamut. Standarized by International Electrotechnical Commission for use with the internet. The Rec. 709 also approximatly covers this same color gamut.

The Rec. 709:

 Is the color gamut for HDTVs, its identical to sRGB.

Adobe RGB 1998:

 Used primairly for color reproduction from monitors to printed materials. 35% more colors in its gamut than sRGB.


 Used primairly for color proofing video, cinematography, and projection. 35% more colors in its gamut than sRGB.

Adobe RGB vs. DCI-P3:

 While not better than the other in each gamuts specific feilds, their often still highly usable in both print and videography. The main diffrence is in a 5% color shift. Adobe RGB covers more gamut relating too greens and blues while DCI-P3 covers more gamut relating to pinks and oranges.

Rec. 2020:

 Is the color gamut for UHDTVs ( 4K or 8k). interestingly it covers the majority of the Adobe RGB and DCI-P3 gamuts as well as areas outside of those gamuts.


 Is a color gamut created by the Academy or Motion Picture Arts & Sciences that covers the entire visable color specrum, however there are no current electronic devices that support such a gamut open to the public.