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Forum: Display Calibration   02-14-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By randal_r
Grayscale is excellent. The CMS is pretty...

Grayscale is excellent.

The CMS is pretty good but there are a few thing I would like to address;

- Change the properties of the DeltaE chart in the CMS from fixed to auto adjust.

- Your...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-13-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By randal_r
I hope you enjoyed your camping trip. I...

I hope you enjoyed your camping trip.

I apologize to you a head of time. Right now I am suffering with pneumonia and the illness and the
medication has left me with very little energy. I hope I...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-08-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By randal_r
Here is a link for the AVS HD-709 "manual...

Here is a link for the AVS HD-709 "manual (https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8968806/Patterns-Manual.pdf)"; check out page 9.
Forum: Display Calibration   02-08-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By randal_r
Some LCD displays never clip, even at the highest...

Some LCD displays never clip, even at the highest setting. If yours does not clip white at the highest contrast level then I suggest leaving it at the default setting for the contrast. This might...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-07-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By randal_r
So there is no scientific bases for your advice...

So there is no scientific bases for your advice but your experience with a couple of A/V receivers?
Forum: Display Calibration   02-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
Just looked at the manual for your new receiver;...

Just looked at the manual for your new receiver; very nice. Here is a "link...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By randal_r
This sound more like a theory, can forward any...

This sound more like a theory, can forward any information to support this position? I can not help but to question why manufacturers would go through the time and expense to implement the ability...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-06-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
I see this is going off on a tangent. In the...

I see this is going off on a tangent. In the past this is happened before and the result was nothing more than a pile of confusion and I am not going to let this happen again.

In posting #1...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-06-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
I can honestly say that I have never come across...

I can honestly say that I have never come across or heard of any display doing this. Could you please forward any information on any display that does this.



With this I agree but the future...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-06-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
I am not up on every receiver and their...

I am not up on every receiver and their abilities. My intent was to assist you and it seem that I have fail you, for this I apologize. It is always wise to review the manuals to make sure that the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
If what you purpose were true, we would not...

If what you purpose were true, we would not require Contras or Brightness controls on our displays. They would be set at the factory and that would be that. Almost every source component for video...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-05-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By randal_r
Welcome to the forum. Thank you for stating the...

Welcome to the forum. Thank you for stating the equipment you have and are considering and stating the question clearly. You'll be surprised at the number of people who do not give enough...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
Putting MPEG-2, MKV, PNG's or any other format...

Putting MPEG-2, MKV, PNG's or any other format files onto a USB stick is nothing new. SpectraCAL offers PNG files on a USB stick that has been tested to be acceptable for calibration purposes. You...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
Try loading test patterns from Youtube onto a USB...

Try loading test patterns from Youtube onto a USB stick and try the process for yourself. ISF worked long and hard to get multiple inputs into the displays. Do you really think television...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
I am sorry if you got the impression that I was...

I am sorry if you got the impression that I was being adversarial. I respect you for stepping up and exchanging ideas and opinions.

The truth is (if you want to nic pic), is there is no piece of...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
The other organization that found the flaw with...

The other organization that found the flaw with the SONY BDP enforces my statement. I will bring up this one question about the accuracy after the firm ware. To what standards were they accurate...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
Maybe so for PC's but input ports for televisions...

Maybe so for PC's but input ports for televisions are separate entities; one port can not be used to calibrate another.

How would you know if your DVD playback was accurate or not with out...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
I use the Accupel 5000 for my calibrating. I am...

I use the Accupel 5000 for my calibrating. I am not up on how others jury rig for calibrating. I tend to still recommend eliminating a possible issue by completely disconnecting the receiver. If a...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
This is a problem we all face. Unfortunately,...

This is a problem we all face. Unfortunately, Apple TV nor Satellite providers offer a means of test pattern through their systems for calibration purposes; it would be fantastic if they did. At...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
Thank you for the quick reply. I have reviewed...

Thank you for the quick reply. I have reviewed the manual for your receiver and there is good news. Not knowing the receiver and not being able to review the manual at the time when suggestions on...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By randal_r
The problem with utilizing a USB drive for...

The problem with utilizing a USB drive for calibration purposes into the the photo/video port is that each input source on a display is separate from each other. If you calibrated through the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 470
Posted By randal_r
What make and model is your A/V receiver? I have...

What make and model is your A/V receiver? I have seen this in various older receivers. This is why ISF recommends that all video input be fed into the display and audio inputs be fed through the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-02-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By randal_r
If you can, do try adjusting the CMS. It is...

If you can, do try adjusting the CMS. It is educational. Remember nothing ventured, nothing gained. If you do not like the results you can always "Reset".

When doing a 20 point grayscale on the...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By randal_r
I hope I can help. Regarding your first...

I hope I can help.

Regarding your first question, do a color temperature reading in "History 1" for one stteing and then change the color temperature setting to the other and do a reading in...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By randal_r
Always the display. If you adjust to the disc...

Always the display. If you adjust to the disc player and not the display that combination will appear correct. The question is, will it be correct when the display is connected to a cable box,...
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