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color temperature puzzle

Dear all,

I have a question that is keeping me puzzled.

Why is there a difference between the colortemperature of a monitor (measured
correctly with a dedicated color temperature meter/probe) and for example light
on the set measured with a light colortemperature???

In other words:  I measure the colortemperature with the CE 100 from Minolta,
which is the dedicated for monitor calibration, it reads on my monitor 5600K
(example).  When I then dubble check with a Minolta Colormeter II or III it
reads about 1000K less (4600K)!!!  So we are fooled here!!!  I called Minolta
and they were telling me that the standard for both meters have been set by the
CIE in France.  Looking into that I learned that these standards have been set
even before colorTV was worhtwhile looking at....

Is there something I do not understand or do we as colorists have to write to
the CIE look into the standards???????  Can anybody help me on this topic.



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