Lawrenceville, NJ - March 27, 2012 -- Datacolor® a global
leader in color management solutions, today introduces the
Spyder4TV HD™, an advanced colorimeter that enables home
theatre enthusiasts to calibrate TVs, improve upon
manufacturer factory color settings and maximize the life
of the television-set for optimal performance and viewing.
Default settings set by manufactures on most TVs are
designed to make the most impact when displayed in a retail
environment, not in conventional living rooms. Using an
easy-to-use software program, Spyder4TV HD measures
television settings and provides adjustments to brightness,
contrast, color, tint and color temperature, resulting in
natural colors that reduce eyestrain. By creating a
balanced picture, the Spyder4TV HD can maximize the life of
a television set, while reducing the amount of electricity
consumed by the display. With a universal mounting system,
the Spyder4TV HD can calibrate most televisions' screens up
to 70" in size.
"Diehard sports fans, movie buffs and anyone who has made
the investment in a home theatre system will wonder how
they've watched anything without having first used the
Spyder4TV HD," said Dave Faulkner, product manager, imaging
color solutions at Datacolor. "Natural colors and picture
accuracy, displayed as intended by the director, will
provide users with a superior picture quality unlike
anything they've experienced before in the comfort of their
A successor to the popular Spyder3TV, the new Spyder4TV HD
offers added benefits such as the ability to support true
high definition with Blu-ray content, Mac and Windows
compatibility, and software support for 10 languages.
Features of the Spyder4TV HD also include:
Calibration wizard: Software interface with step-by-step
Blu-ray player support: Included with the Spyder4TV HD is
a special test pattern disc for Blu-ray DVD players that
makes it easy to adjust the output
SpyderWeb: A universal and easy solution for
positioning the Spyder device on the television
screen for accurate calibration
Universal solution: Compatible with LCD, LED, OLED, CRT
and front projectors.
Existing customers of the Spyder4Pro or Spyder4Elite
calibration devices can benefit from the features of
SpyderTV by downloading the SW804 Spyder4TV kit upgrade.
This update will give users of the Spyder4Pro and
Spyder4Elite the same functions found within the SpyderTV.
Pricing and Availability
Spyder4TV HD is available immediately for $129.www.datacolor.com.