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Asus PA329Q

Sujith Gopinath

An amateur photographer will consider capture as the most important stage in photography, while a professional will emphasise on colour reproduction. Colour critical applications require monitors that can reproduce accurate colours as per accepted international standards. Asus has been at the fulcrum of professional display technology and the ProArt series has earned itself a great reputation as a frontrunner in photo editing applications.

The Asus PA329Q is a 32-inch, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS display. It boasts 100 percent Rec.709 and 99.5 percent Adobe RGB gamut reproduction with the help of 3M Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF). The panel provides a pixel density of 138 pixels per inch. The monitor comes pre-calibrated for outstanding colour accuracy (△E <2). Asus ProArt calibration technology uses a 14-bit look-up-table (LUT) for accurate colour rendition. An onboard DRAM chip allows the system to save all calibration parameters along with the profile on the monitor so that it is not affected by other hardware and software changes. The monitor features 10-bit colour reproduction, allowing it to display over 1.07 billion colours. The monitor features 95% uniformity compensation to eliminate brightness and colour fluctuations across the screen.

To suit a wide variety of applications, ProArt calibration lets you set up up to five different colour spaces and provides several additional options besides the ‘Standard’ option (sRGB)


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