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      07-17-2019, 04:23 PM   #54
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As a certified "Master Calibrator" with decades of experience calibrating video systems, I can confirm this is poppycock. That is a hardware limitation you're looking at.

I'm not a video snob and I have no problems buying my TVs and monitors at Costco.
I have a duo monitor (different brand, resolution, etc) setup on my desktop PC (talk about looking at monitors side by side all day long) and they initially looked like the picture you showed.
I used a simple monitor calibration tool and they look close enough.
Yes, I know the snobs will poop on such consumer toys and nothing short of hiring a "certified master calibrator" will do, but I'm not going to pay more than the monitor cost me to calibrate it.

You said it yourself: "Truly an ignorance is bliss situation. Trust me."
I say: good enough is good enough.
Actually I don't have the attitude that a professional calibration is required. That's a significant reason I recommend SONY TVs to my friends and family. SONY has presets* that are accurate enough for everyone but the most hardcore/mature viewer.

* Speaking to SONY's "Cinema Home" and "Cinema Pro" presets.
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