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Can anyone recommend an ISF technician in or near the Chicago suburbs? I'd like to have my TW56X81 professionally calibrated (focus/convergence specifically). Any help would be great..thnx!


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I think Sclaws was looking for a recommendation, not just a list of certified techs. I am too interested if anyone has used an ISF tech in Chicagoland that they were happy with.


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I don't know about those ISF guys.. Sometimes it's better to get someone truly familiar with your projector -no ISF bull. For example you won't easily find an ISF guy familiar with G70 industrial grade projectors. They are into consumer projectors. To converge G70s here in Chicago I would try companies leasing and servicing Sony commercial projectors like:


United Visual

630 467 1500 http://www.unitedvisual.com


It takes them just an hour to converge a G70. Their commercial rate is $90/hour + expenses. An ISF guy would charge you $800 minimum! GF.




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I think it depends on the ISF guy. I myself have been to Sony School for the G70 and G90 (and many other factory schools). It may take an hour to converge the set, but that is just a small part of the set up. There is of course optical and zone e focus, scheimphlug, zone astigmation, geometry, (usually more than one aspect ratio and for different scan rates), and gray scale. It takes me an entire day to do these projectors . Of course, the more I do of a given projector the faster I become. But even the guys that have done dozens can't do a complete job including gray scale in one hour. This isn't getting glasses at Lenscrafters.


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It is no Lenscrafters business but it helps when the technician plays the remone like the piano. These guys are on the clock. The more they know about a projector the faster they go and the better they are going to set up your projector, ISF or not. GF.
 

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I and many folks have been using Jim Burn's for years and he is great. He is very busy, so it takes a while to get him over to your house, but he does a great job. He is doing some seminars in the future and is promising goodies for the taking. Highly recommended! He is strong with front projectors.


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