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Meter in question is the I1d3, I would assume for 3d cant do contact ?

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Meter in question is the I1d3, I would assume for 3d cant do contact ?

Ive used it both in contact and non contact mode without any noticeable differences.

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Ive used it both in contact and non contact mode without any noticeable differences.

Have you calibrated 3d ?

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Have you calibrated 3d ?

Nope. Dont watch 3d, gives me a headache!

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For calibrating 3d you use 2d patterns, and those are patches of color or grey, nothing with shapes or lines. So I dont think it makes a difference. For the accuracy over time of your meter though, non contact is way better. Heating up and cooling down all the time is bad for your meter.
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Itll drift over time anyway - a very good reason to purchase an i1 pro spectro for profiling purposes, make sure its a rev.d though.

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