Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/02/01

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Subject: [Leica] Insure your parcels from UK Post Office!
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:52:23 -0500

Well the monitor cost $220 so I'm not going to spend $300 on spiders and
software but the 70 dollar deal I can swing.
Thanks Ken!

Mark R.

> From: Ken Carney <kcarney1 at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:32:10 -0600
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Insure your parcels from UK Post Office!
> Mark,
> For $70 (single monitor) to $110 (multiple monitors) you can get the
> Spyder3 and software from B&H.  If you don't like the DataColor software
> you can get better software from ColorEyes.  Or you can buy the
> Spyder3/ColorEyes software bundle for $300.  This is what I have and it
> works fine.
> Ken
> On 2/1/2012 12:23 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> Another paranoid view which I like to take is they want your money for
>> "insurance" just like the mob wants it for "protection" and if you give it
>> to them you get your package if you don't you don't.
>> So I always insure. Its money they feel like they are entitled to.
>> Also as you're insured they do have to give you that money if your gear
>> disappears. The rest is less mystery. Nothing mysteriously disappears.
>> I type this my first lug message with a 23inch NEC screen.
>> Instead of the 13 inch built into my laptop.
>> I am now a real man. I have a flatscreen.
>> Though my ego boundaries have not quite expanded to the 23 inches yet.
>> I'm a big overwhelmed - getting it looking right is going to be a long 
>> haul
>> I have a feeling.
>> It took me an hour to find the "mirror" button in my prefs so I have
>> something on it other than my screen background pic.
>> Right now this looks blue and washed out. But the HULU video I just 
>> summoned
>> up looks much better than before.
>> Any tips? O I forgot this is supposed to be about main getting stolen.
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