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Forum: Display Calibration   04-19-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb The "reference document" typically is some...

The "reference document" typically is some cryptic standards body publication with Klingon-like formulas and such. The abbreviated answer might be, "slightly blue-ish neutral white." But then, one...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 02:54 PM
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Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb No.

No.
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb No.

No.
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 02:11 PM
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Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb The laser alignment tool better be calibrated...

The laser alignment tool better be calibrated correctly!
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 02:10 PM
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Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb The showroom factory preset is akin to "Dynamic"...

The showroom factory preset is akin to "Dynamic" or "Sports" picture modes. Best Buy moves boxes with stuff in them. They will tend to take the short, cheap, simple, minimum labor route. Just like...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Common sense (in increasingly short supply these...

Common sense (in increasingly short supply these days) and experience also inform a craftsman that using a plumb line outdoors on a windy day won't work. This is analogous to attempting to calibrate...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-18-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Reiteration of imaging science fundamentals will...

Reiteration of imaging science fundamentals will be necessary as long as humans take an interest in how to make good video pictures. People come to this forum all the time with no formal or even...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Welcome to the forum. You are misinformed about...

Welcome to the forum. You are misinformed about the nature of display calibration and the consistency of consumer TVs. Please review this "sticky" thread's opening post from the top of this section...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Pedantic ranting without offering useful...

Pedantic ranting without offering useful solutions is just self-indulgent. Excessive self-indulgence is not a virtue, it's a character flaw.
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Have you offered any practical solutions for...

Have you offered any practical solutions for working with these issues, to help display users approach image fidelity?
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb To, not too!

To, not too!
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb A light source close enough for eyeballing a...

A light source close enough for eyeballing a 6500K gray scale would be a 90 CRI or better fluorescent lamp at that color temperature. The Ideal-Lume Pro uses a lamp from X-Rite that has a seven...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb There's one in every thread!:rolleyes:

There's one in every thread!:rolleyes:
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Next up, then, would be a Munsell neutral value...

Next up, then, would be a Munsell neutral value sample from X-Rite, or a smaller format gray scale sample set. (http://cinemaquestinc.com/ideal_viewing.htm)
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb nuke, The portable pro-grade light boxes...

nuke,

The portable pro-grade light boxes with D65 option, as you describe, have been rather expensive in my past investigation. Here's a typical recent example:...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Most photography shops will have an 18%...

Most photography shops will have an 18% reflectance photo gray card in stock. They are readily available from online photography supply vendors as well. This is probably the least expensive and...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb My suggestion would be to put what that "guy on...

My suggestion would be to put what that "guy on the net said" out of his mind and study what has been offered in this thread. I still "like" post #2...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-15-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Way too rough for any practical use. Paper is...

Way too rough for any practical use. Paper is rated for "brightness" by how blue the paper is. Sunlight varies in color temperature by constantly changing factors, among which are: color of nearby...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-14-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By GeorgeAB
Did they say at the demo what the native bit...

Did they say at the demo what the native bit depth of the display was? Has it been published anywhere else?
Forum: Display Calibration   04-14-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb A little history might help. This was taught in...

A little history might help. This was taught in the early days of the Imaging Science Foundation courses. In the CRT days displays had a difficult time producing a very bright white without going...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Additionally, many consumers and some...

Additionally, many consumers and some professionals have a misconception that THX and ISF are standards bodies. They are not. The organizations provide consulting and education services to the...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-13-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Your calibrator should be willing to go over the...

Your calibrator should be willing to go over the reports with you on the phone, as well as help with other questions. There are "sticky" threads at the top of this section of the forum that have...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-12-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 897
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Use a search engine: AVS as Monitorman,...

Use a search engine: AVS as Monitorman, http://isftv.com/ , telephone, e-mail
Forum: Display Calibration   04-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By GeorgeAB
Welcome to the forum. Contrary to the popular...

Welcome to the forum. Contrary to the popular and persistent myth going around, copying settings is not a reliable substitute for calibration. This "sticky" thread from the top of this section of...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-09-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By GeorgeAB
Lightbulb Welcome to the forum. You need to go here:...

Welcome to the forum. You need to go here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/

This thread explains why: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1055906
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