As every entry-level notebook, the ASUS X550VX has a lot of issues revolving around the screen but some of them can be fixed with a simple calibration. 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 extend.
The ASUS X550VX has an HD TN panel with just 51% sRGB coverage, low contrast ratio, low maximum brightness and some of the readings regarding gamma, color temperature and color accuracy are a bit off. We’ve also detected the use of PWM from 0 to 99% screen brightness. Fortunately, some of the issues can be corrected by using our profiles.
Since our profiles are tailored for each individual display model, this article and its respective profile package is meant for ASUS X550VX with 15.6″ panel manufactured by Innolux with model number N156BGE-E42 with HD, 1366 x 768 TN panel and the machine can be found at Amazon.com: ASUS X550VX.
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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 isn’t suitable for color-sensitive work in any case so we suggest looking for a better IPS panel with higher contrast and wider sRGB coverage. Due to the low sRGB coverage, the display has some serious color deviations and our equipment recorded an average dE2000 of 11 but our profiles bring that value down to a more bearable level – 3.2.
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. This profile will surely come in handy because it will eliminate the PWM and the harmful blue light emissions at the same time.
Installing and using the profiles
You can find a guide for installing and using the profiles HERE.
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