Giveaway: Datacolor Spyder 3 Elite display calibration system

The giveaway is now closed - I will announce the winner in the next few days.

What can I win?

In this giveaway you can win a brand new Datacolor Spyder 3 Elite display calibration system valued at $179.95 (plus a $30 mail-in rebate).

How do I win?

The rules are simple:


If you already "liked" both Facebook pages or you are already a follower on Twitter, you just need to leave a comment to this blog post. One comment per person please. Don’t forget to add your email address in the provided field (it will not be visible to the public and it will only be used to notify you in case you are the winner). I will close all comments in one week and will randomly pick the winner.

The best part?

This giveaway is open to anyone and is not restricted to US residents only, everyone is welcomed to participate. This contest is void where prohibited by law. All taxes are the responsibility of the winner. The price cannot be shipped to countries embargoed by the United States.

Good luck!

I am running the same giveaway also on NikonRumors - you are welcome to enter both giveaways.

Few words on the Spyder 3 Elite

The Datacolor Spyder 3 Elite display calibration system works on LCD and CRT monitors, laptops and projectors. The software is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X. The product has 2 years warranty. The entire calibration process takes few minutes. After installing the provided software, you will have to "warm up" the monitor and make sure there is no direct light falling into your display:

The software will displays a location on the screen where you will have to place the Spyder 3 device:

After you are done, you will be able to compare sample photos before and after the calibration:

The software has an automatic calibration reminder. The Spyder 3 will also monitor your environment and give you suggestions on how to improve your viewing experience:

Special thanks to Datacolor for sponsoring this giveaway.

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  1. FrodeB
    Posted December 10, 2011 at 8:20 am | Permalink

    Great giveaway! Thanks.

  2. Posted December 11, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Permalink

    hope i can win this! PR RAWKSS!

  3. Enrico
    Posted December 11, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Permalink

    Nice giveaway…… Would be great to have a Spyder!! 🙂 =) 🙂

  4. Posted December 11, 2011 at 6:27 pm | Permalink

    Just tryin’ my luck! It’s a nice and useful thing to have.

  5. CP
    Posted December 11, 2011 at 11:47 pm | Permalink

    I’d like to calibrate my monitor!

  6. Omar AlBarahamtoshey
    Posted December 12, 2011 at 9:00 am | Permalink

    it would be my first prize ever if I got it of course

  7. Muffett
    Posted December 12, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Permalink

    I dream of the day when I am eating my curds and whey and along comes a Spyder 3 to sit beside me (courtesy of It will not frighten me away!

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