Imagine if you could calibrate your computer screens in less than two minutes. What a world! The good news is it’s actually possible! The DatacolorSpyderX Elite can have your monitor calibrated in the time it takes to make a cup of tea. Their most accurate offering to date, SpyderX is also easy to use, giving you precise screen colour, white balance, and shadow detail that will display your images as vibrantly as the day you took them. With one-click calibration along with a host of customisable modes and settings, you’ll finally look forward to monitor calibration.

Fast, Reliable Monitor Calibration

Datacolor’sSpyderX Elite is their most advanced computer monitor calibration tool yet. We all know colour, tone, and shadow detail can make or break your photographic vision, but the SpyderX gives you reliable colour calibration results in less than 2 minutes. It’s so quick, you’ll actually want to do it. As an added bonus, you’ll finally be sure the colours on your screen reflect the photos you took.

Advanced Colour Engine Technology

With years of calibration experience at hand, Datacolor created the SpyderX with truly amazing lens-based colour engine technology. Advanced sensors and high light sensitivity can measure colours more accurately than ever resulting in precise screen colour, white balance, and shadow detail.

Intuitive User Experience

If you’re after a quick fix, or something more in-depth, SpyderX Elite has your back. The easy-to-use software gives you simple one-click calibration and a step-by-step assistant mode to get you started. There’s also an Expert Console mode that offers unlimited calibration choices for the ultimate customisable set-up. And don’t worry, there’s interactive help throughout if you get stuck.

Supports Multiple Monitors

SpyderXsupport multiple, side-by-side monitor set-ups for those of us with sprawling multi-screen desktops. This means is you’ll no longer have to worry about your colours looking different on each screen. SpyderX will make sure they all look the same. It can also calibrate front projectors and has a StudioMatch profile that creates a shareable target between attached displays and computers.

Before and After Preview

Another fun, yet important inclusion is the SpyderProof feature. Just one click and the SpyderX Elite can show you a full-screen preview of your before and after monitor calibration results. This allows you to compare and appreciate the difference it will make to your images. If you thought they looked great before, prepare to be pleasantly surprised!

Ambient Light Sensor

An integrated ambient light sensor lets the SpyderX measure the light in your studio or office space throughout the day, meaning you can adjust your display brightness and contrast to more ideal settings that suit your space. This can be done automatically, to save you from remembering, or you can let the software warn you to check and change it manually for more control.

Display Analysis Features

Editing photos, video, and artwork is absolutely colour-critical work. As such, it’s good to know how your monitors perform and adjust as time goes on. Spyder X Elite has a Display Analysis feature that can help improve your awareness of settings like brightness, contrast, gamut, tone response, and white point. It also allows you to check colour uniformity and display colour accuracy.

Softproof Printer Accuracy

Sometimes, after hours of post processing, we print things and they just don’t look the same. Thankfully, the SpyderX Elite can help with that, too. The Softproof feature shows you the difference between your on-screen work and what your print results could look like, based on printer model and media. You can also upload specific ICC printer profiles for more accurate previews.

Overall, the DatacolorSpyder X Elite edition has been designed with pro photographers, videographers, and content makers in mind. It gives you an incredible wealth of customisation and control of colour and imagery, making sure your work looks its absolute best.


Windows 7 32/64 and above
Mac OS X 10.10 and above
Monitor Resolution 1280×768 or greater
16-bit video card (24-bit recommended)
1GB of available RAM
500MB of available hard disk
Internet connection for software download


English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean


All recent computer display types
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USB 1.1, USB 2.x and USB 3.x
USB A plug, also compatible with USB A>C adaptors for use in USB C ports

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

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* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.