Ken Whitcomb from Indianapolis calibrated my two Toshiba CW34X92 Direct View HDTV's. Both were quite a bit off from 6500K and had high red push. After nearly 6 hours (the most time spent on the first set), Channel 199 looked like it had never looked before. Since I had seen the segments a million times it was easy to see the difference. DVD's also are much better. Even the lousy SD DirecTV is better. While it expensive since I had to pay travel expense from Indy to Fort Wayne, it was worth it. Folks: If you spend $2K-4k for a HDTV, spend the $200-300 to get it ISF calibrated. You will not be sorry.
I charge $250 to ISF calibrate a rear projection TV (for one scan rate/input configuration) + travel (for out of area clients). Most clients want more services (besides setting the gray scale to 6500K) such as electronic focus, full screen convergence for SD and HD, mechanical focus, geometry, etc. These services are available at an additional charge.
[This message has been edited by Gary Merson (edited 07-08-2001).]
Gary, I think its about time I have an ISF tech come out to work on my tv. I've had it for about a year now, and now that I am getting my HiPix shortly I'm going to need some major tuneups I think. I have a toshiba TW40x81
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