One of the main drawbacks of the ASUS FX502VM is its lackluster TN panel that suffers from many issues but our profiles are able to fix them to some extent. In the pack below, you will find the usual Health-Guard, Office work / Web design and Gaming / Movie Nights profiles, each of which will improve the overall image quality in certain aspects. You can read more about them here and how to use them. We also suggest reading our dedicated article regarding blue light emissions and PWM and how our custom profiles help eliminate both to certain extent.
The ASUS FX502VM has a FHD TN panel with merely 51% sRGB coverage, low contrast ratio (310:1), decent for a TN panel maximum brightness (221 cd/m2) but somehow close to optimal color temperature of 6700K.
Since our profiles are tailored for each individual display model, this article and its respective profile package are meant for ASUS FX502VM 15.6″ panel manufactured by AU Optronics with model number B156HTN03.8 featuring FHD (1920×1080) resolution and the machine can be found at Amazon.com: ASUS FX502VM.
*Should you have problems with downloading the purchased file, try using a different browser to open the link you’ll receive via e-mail. If the download target is a .php file instead of an archive, change the file extension to .zip or contact us at [email protected].
In addition to receiving efficient and health-friendly profiles, by buying LaptopMedia's products you also support the development of our labs, where we test devices in order to produce the most objective reviews possible.
Office work / Web design
If your field is office work or web design, or you just want your monitor's color set to be as accurate as possible for the Internet color space, this profile will prove to be useful.
Gaming or Movie nights
We developed this profile especially for occasions on which you spend a lot of time in front of your monitor with some games or watching movies – it will be easier for you to discern fine nuances in the dark.
This profile reduces the negative impact of pulsation and the blue spectrum, securing your eyes and body. You still get a pitch-perfect color image, albeit slightly warmer.
Office Work / Web Design
This profile aims to deliver the most accurate colors possible in the sRGB gamut – the colors used on the Web. That makes it suitable for Office work and, in some cases, for Web Design. However, this display doesn’t have the needed properties so you will have to look for a better IPS panel for your color-sensitive work. Still, our profile will bring the average dE2000 from 6.6 down to 4.3 deviation.
We’ve also adjusted the gamma curve and white balance to fit the standards.
Gaming and Movie Nights
You can take advantage of the Gaming and Movie Nights profile, which will improve the overall visibility – especially in darker areas of the image – during gaming and watching movies (you can see an example here).
As for the Health-Guard profile, it reduces the blue light impact and eliminates the PWM. But since the display doesn’t use PWM, the Health-Guard profile will only help with reducing the blue light emissions.
Installing and using the profiles
You can find a guide for installing and using the profiles HERE.
You can find the notebook’s price and configurations here: http://amzn.to/2jmFpHs