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Best monitors for digital art?

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Phinnimonster Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   General Artist
I'm on the lookout for a mid or lower-priced monitor that has accurate colour reproduction and works well for digital drawing and painting. Any recommendations (or monitors that should be avoided)?
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PR-Imagery Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Depends on how much exactly you want to spend and what size you want. Anything with an IPS or PLS panel will be a bit pricey compared to the same sized Tn panel.

Any of these that fits what you want size and price wise would do [link]
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MajorasWaker Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Oh and btw, what monitor size/resolution your looking at?
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MajorasWaker Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
I currently have a Dell Ultrasharp U2312hm, and I'm very satisfied with it so far. :)
Remember that it can also help to calibrate it correctly (even with the built in windows program).
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pyrohmstr Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Artist
Dell ultrasharps with the newfangled e-IPS are probably some of your best bets. They're around $400 these days. The cinema displays are nice but run ~$1k. Also, they don't make a whole lot of sense unless you own a MBP with thunderbolt and a magsafe charger.
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Phinnimonster Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   General Artist
Why a magsafe?
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pyrohmstr Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Artist
The cinema displays have magsafe chargers built in to work with MBPs :p
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Phinnimonster Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013   General Artist
Ah I see, I didn't know that!
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lemon1986 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
apple cinema, hands down! it's surprisingly cheaper than Dell IPS counterparts! it's a no brainer!
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PR-Imagery Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
They are? Where?
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Phinnimonster Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   General Artist
Interesting that they're less than the Dell ones. Apple has some really nice displays! Thanks for the rec.
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