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Datacolor Launches SpyderX Tool Kits for Digital Photographers for Ultimate Color Calibration

By David J. Crewe on June 18th 2019

A properly calibrated monitor is an essential part to colour management and achieving the perfect image. But as a photographer, do you know as much as you should, and what products are going to be most efficient to assist you?This morning Datacolor announced the launch of two new product bundles for photographers to manage their color workflow: SpyderX Capture Pro and SpyderX Studio. Both include the recently launched SpyderX color calibrator for monitors – the most accurate, fastest (4X faster) and easiest-to-use Spyder, ever. This point I can 100% confirm if you read my announcement and mini-review below.

[Related Reading: Datacolor Releases SpyderX, Its Fastest & Most Accurate Monitor Calibration Tool Ever]

Why do you care about calibration? When you’re dipping into the professional world for photography and videography, you’re put in front of a much more demanding level of of client. Even if you’re making significant changes with color grading and edits in post, you still need to know that where you started from is accurate so that both you and your client can see the colors in it’s true representation. While it seems daunting, the tools that area available in bundle sets like these make things incredibly easy for you from each step of the process.

 

SpyderX Capture Pro

Datacolor SpyderX Capture Pro Bundle

SpyderX Capture Pro provides all the essentials needed to precisely manage color from image capture through editing. It’s a curated selection of tools to help you manage the accuracy of your lenses and the colors you capture, ensuring you’re gotten the sharpest and most accurate images possible. This set includes the following:

  • Spyder LensCal – Calibrate cameras, lenses and DSLR components ensuring you’ve got the sharpest focus no matter the aperture.
  • Spyder Cube – Set white balance and RAW conversion. It may look like a holiday ornament but in fact is a portable grey-card for accurate white balance.
  • Spyder Checkr – Next-level camera color calibration. This “book” allows you to measure your light color and intensity so you can adjust settings in camera if needed, or in post such as white balance, & exposure.
  • SpyderX Elite – Professional monitor calibration. As mentioned above, the latest, fastest, and most accurate color calibration tool on the market!

[Check Prices Here: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | Datacolor ]

 

SpyderX Studio

Datacolor SpyderX Studio

SpyderX Studio is the essential all-in-one photographic workflow solution for precision control from capture, to editing to print, and includes:

  • Spyder Cube – Set white balance and RAW conversion. It may look like a holiday ornament but in fact is a portable grey-card for accurate white balance.
  • SpyderX Elite– Professional monitor calibration. As mentioned above, the latest, fastest, and most accurate color calibration tool on the market!
  • Spyder Print – Printer profiling for any printer/ink/paper combination. This device works with software to ensure what you send to a printer matches what comes out on the paper.

[Related Reading: Spyder5Capture Pro Review | Camera, Lens & Color Accuracy Workflow On Top]

Datacolor is kicking off the launch of these two products with a special 20% savings introductory offer. From June 18 through July 14, 2019, you can purchase the SpyderX Capture Pro for $319.99 (reg. $399.99) or the SpyderX Studio for $399.99 (reg. $499.99).

[Check Prices Here: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | Datacolor ]

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David J. Crewe is a full-time commercial photographer and Senior Editor with SLR Lounge. Based out of both Southern California & Las Vegas, Nevada.

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