Datacolor Debuts New SpyderX Color Calibration Tool for Monitors

We’ve reviewed Datcolor’s Spyder-branded color calibration devices for your computer monitors and displays in the past but haven’t heard much from them in recent years. The good news for photographers who like to take control of their color management is that Datacolor’s still around and just launched a new color calibration tool for your monitor.

Dubbed SpyderX, the familiar looking device, which resembles a mouse (this time in snazzy white with a red stripe), comes in two versions: the SpyderX Pro ($169.99) for photo enthusiasts, and SpyderX Elite ($269.99) for professional photographers and videographers.

Check out the press release below on the new SpyderX for more information about this color calibration tool.



Datacolor debuts SpyderX, a ground-breaking color calibration solution for monitors.

Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA, February 11, 2019 - Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, has launched SpyderX, its fastest, most accurate and easiest to use color calibration tool for monitors. The development of SpyderX is testament to Datacolor’s commitment in advancing color management solutions for photographers, videographers and creative specialists worldwide. 

SpyderX uses a fully redesigned color engine that provides significantly increased color accuracy and low light capabilities, giving photographers the confidence needed to achieve their creative vision.

SpyderX enhanced features include:

·      Blazing Speed – Taking less than two minutes to calibrate a screen, the SpyderX is several times faster than previous models, with calibration happening so fast it easily becomes part of the workflow.

·      Highest Accuracy – Providing a significantly higher level of color accuracy and shadow detail on a wide range of monitors.

·      Ease of Use – Simple and intuitive single-click calibration software, as well as advanced options.

Susan Bunting, director of marketing at Datacolor, said: “We know photography is a labor of love, and a lot goes into taking every shot. That’s why we’ve redesigned SpyderX from the ground up, ensuring you can trust the color on your screen while making the whole process of calibration as intuitive and quick as possible.”

Now available in two versions, the SpyderX Pro ($169.99) is designed for serious photographers and designers seeking a fast and easy-to-use monitor calibration solution. The SpyderX Elite ($269.99) takes it one step further with more advanced settings for professional photographers and videographers who want ultimate control of their color workflow.