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looking for someone to set up my pioneer 1150hd in Richmond Va. thanks
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He does not do audio. I have an opening in your area the evening of the 23rd of September. Fill out this form if you want me to drop by www.accucalhd.com/pricing-quote.htm.

UMR, you still won't do 6020's right? I'm in SoCal too and would like to have my set cal.
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UMR, you still won't do 6020's right? I'm in SoCal too and would like to have my set cal.

I am sorry, but I am not working on that model.
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I am sorry, but I am not working on that model.

Why not, Jeff?

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Why not, Jeff?

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It requires a piece of software that is not authorized by Pioneer to set the gray scale. Knowing the issues of RS-232 and Microsoft Vista and previous issues with Pioneer sets and this type of interface I have no desire to leave a customer with problems.
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I am sorry, but I am not working on that model.

UMR, do you know someone who will?(SoCal) Someone that will do a good job? Very reputable?
Thanks
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UMR, do you know someone who will?(SoCal) Someone that will do a good job? Very reputable?
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No.
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It requires a piece of software that is not authorized by Pioneer to set the gray scale. Knowing the issues of RS-232 and Microsoft Vista and previous issues with Pioneer sets and this type of interface I have no desire to leave a customer with problems.

Thanks for the heads up on that. I will do the same as you.




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UMR, you still won't do 6020's right? I'm in SoCal too and would like to have my set cal.

David Abrams (he's held in high regard by his peers and customers).
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David Abrams has very good reports posted by his customers in the rear projection list that's linked at the bottom of my post.

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I whole heartedly recommend David.

I only had a short time to play with it before coming to work, but the PQ on the Apocalypto Blu-Ray was outstanding. I switched between the ISF-Night and Pure mode several times after David left and there was a noticable difference in color, saturation, and sharpness. Just more overall depth to the picture. I can't wait to start watching more now.




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UMR, do you know someone who will?(SoCal) Someone that will do a good job? Very reputable?
Thanks

ISF Certified Professionals who can calibrate the Pioneer 9G Non-Elites (PDP-5020FD/PDP-6020FD)

EDIT: I added the ISFccc Tag which shows which Professionals can/will also enable the Pioneer Elite's ISFccc Interface and for which Generation ([8G] and/or [9G] and/or [M] for 9G Elite Monitor ISFccc Support).

David Abrams at Avical - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - National Tours (LA metro based).
Eliab Alvarez de la Campa at Avical - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - National Tours (NY metro based).
Kevin Miller - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - New York.
Tom Huffman - Washington D.C. and Maryland/Virginia suburbs.
Stephen Cooper at Digital Video Calibrations - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Jacksonville Florida and the surrounding areas.
Frank Kondilis - ISFccc [9G] - Scottsdale Arizona (only calibrating existing customers and their referrals).
Gregg Loewen at Lion AV - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - New England and Eastern Seaboard down to the greater DC area, Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.
Michael Chen at The Laser Video Experience / Lion AV Affiliate - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Tours - Calgary & Edmonton and Central / Southern Alberta and the adjacent Provinces.
Michael Hamilton at The Real Picture / Lion AV Affiliate - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Scottsdale Arizona based.
Doug Weil at Clearly Resolved / Lion AV Affiliate - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Based in St. Louis, covering the Midwest and the Southeast.
David Evans at 21st Century Calibrations Inc. - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Fairview Oregon based and Servicing all of Oregon / Washington and the Boise Idaho area.
Chad Billheimer at HDTVbyChadB.com - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Ohio/Virginia based - Tours to Texas, New York, Minnesota, Florida, Chicago, Baltimore and most areas in between.
Zygmunt Wojewoda at Perfect Home Theater - ISFccc [9G] - Chestnut Hill Massachusetts based.
Ken Whitcomb at Calibrations, Inc. - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Indianapolis Indiana based.
Eric Hedin at Core Control Systems - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Serving the New York Greater Capital Region.
Kevin McKee at Home Definition - ISFccc [8G] [9G] - Red Bank New Jersey based.
Glenn Zink at Video Calibration Services - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Laguna Niguel California based.
Robert Busch at Busch Home Theater - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - National Tours (San Francisco/Bay Area based).
Glen Carter at Home Theater Calibration - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Southern California from Whittier.
Greta E Colgan at Beyond The Studs - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Wilmington Delaware based.
Michael Osadciw at The Highest Fidelity - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Southern Ontario Canada, Stoney Creek based (Call 905-730-5996).
William Powell at Alpha Video Systems - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Chattanooga Tennessee (Call 423-698-8618).
David Voncannon at D & E Associates - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Southern California, Culver City based (Call 310-628-1170).
Richard Stokes at Finely Tuned - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Vancouver BC Canada.
Lee Gallagher at Advanced Audio Visual - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving the entire state of Arizona from Phoenix.
Frank Kondrot at Day 1 Services - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Orange Co. California from Laguna Hills.
Scott Schackel at Beeswing Audio Video - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - Serving Northern California from Redwood City.

Do not calibrate the 9G Non-Elites, but these Professionals do calibrate the Elites:
Jeff Meier at AccuCal - ISFccc [8G] [9G] [M] - National Tours.


EDIT: Read Kevin Miller's "Pioneer PDP-6020FD calibration" Blog Post.

See the current list here:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...3#post14485443


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Hello smolstre,

We work on all of the Pioneer displays and have an office in Southern California. In the past, we have worked with Pioneer on the development of the software for their plasmas and have beta tested their software. We perform calibrations with and without activating the ISF menu based on what our clients desire.

If you would like, you can read more about our services at www.avical.com.

Good Pictures!

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It requires a piece of software that is not authorized by Pioneer to set the gray scale. Knowing the issues of RS-232 and Microsoft Vista and previous issues with Pioneer sets and this type of interface I have no desire to leave a customer with problems.

Hello Jeff,

I am using the software with Windows XP Pro as Vista does have a significant amount of problems. That said, I have not found any problems using the Sencore, DataColor, or ControlCAL software with the Pioneer display devices over the years.

All the best,

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Looking for someone to calibrate a Mitsubishi WD-73835 in the Southern California area.
Thanks!!!

Hi donnyboy,

We work on those displays and would be happy to assist you. You can read more about our services at www.avical.com and by doing a search on the AVS Forum!

All the best,

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Looking for someone to calibrate a Mitsubishi WD-73835 in the Southern California area.
Thanks!!!

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Any recs in So Cal? Orange County area? My 151 is brand new. At what point do you calibrate?

Hello moonlightmile,

As Jeff mentioned, we do not do audio; however, we do have extensive experience with your display. If Jeff can't get to you, just let us know!

All the best,

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Hello smolstre,

We work on all of the Pioneer displays and have an office in Southern California. In the past, we have worked with Pioneer on the development of the software for their plasmas and have beta tested their software. We perform calibrations with and without activating the ISF menu based on what our clients desire.

If you would like, you can read more about our services at www.avical.com.

Good Pictures!

Dave

What can you do on the Pio 6020? I've heard it's rather limited. Thanks!
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What can you do on the Pio 6020? I've heard it's rather limited. Thanks!

"You will be able to achieve an identical grayscale compared to the Elite." - D-Nice

"To be very honest, the 6020FD grayscale tracking is better than my Elite 1150 in Pure mode." - D-Nice

Here are some past posts that may help:

I think this is his first post about successfully saving some settings:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...0#post14274100

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...1#post14300731

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...9#post14305179

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...3#post14290073

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...1#post14281581

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Hello Jeff,

I am using the software with Windows XP Pro as Vista does have a significant amount of problems. That said, I have not found any problems using the Sencore, DataColor, or ControlCAL software with the Pioneer display devices over the years.

All the best,

Dave

I've used Vista with a USB to Serial adapter many many times with Pioneer displays (and other displays and even fuel injection tuning devices) and never had any trouble at all. Works great.

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I don't suppose any of the reputable calibrators listing their services here would be willing to travel to "Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada" to calibrate a Pioneer Elite 111FD.

If so please PM me a price.

I may also be able to get a few other people interested in getting calibrations done so it is a more worthwhile trip.
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I don't suppose any of the reputable calibrators listing their services here would be willing to travel to "Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada" to calibrate a Pioneer Elite 111FD.

If so please PM me a price.

I may also be able to get a few other people interested in getting calibrations done so it is a more worthwhile trip.

My passport should still be at the ready from my trip to England 8 years ago...

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Hey all,

I am currently looking to have my 50" 800u calibrated in East Lansing, Michigan.


If anyone is interested send me a PM with the cost for color, gamma, greyscale and basic brightness, contrast and sharpness as well.


Thanks,

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Hello moonlightmile,

As Jeff mentioned, we do not do audio; however, we do have extensive experience with your display. If Jeff can't get to you, just let us know!

All the best,

Dave

Dave,

Thanks. I had a great conversation with Jeff. Really nice guy. I am scheduled for late September.............

Looking forward to seeing my set-up dialed in!

All the best
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looking for someone to set up my pioneer 1150hd in Richmond Va. thanks

I'm here near Richmond right now. I could get it done for you this week.

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I service that area (but not until after CEDIA).

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I will be in that area in November.
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Radcliff, ky, near ft knox & louisville.

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Any ISF Calibrators in the Chicago area?? If so, please get a hold of me. I need my Samsung ln52a650 calibrated.
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