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ISF Calibrators post your services HERE: at a minimum, please post :


Your name(AVS name)-------- Area covered-------- Certification, Services, etc.


Here is the ISF Link

here is the Custom Installers Link


Please: only ISF Calibrators post here- Thanks



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My name is Brian Garner and I offer Video and Audio Calibrations in in Southwestern Ontario such as the Cambridge, Kitchener area as well as Mississauga and the Toronto area. I am ISF and HAA certified, and have the equipment to get the job done.


Please visit my website at www.basementcinema.com for more information on the services we offer as well as listing of my calibration equipment that is used.
 

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I provide calibration services in L.A. and Orange County. I'm the in-house calibrationist for the high end HT store and custom installer, Digital Ear, in Tustin, CA.


I specialize in digital displays: Plasma/LCD, Rear Projection, and Front Projection. I am experienced in setting the Primaries and Secondaries on those few displays that currently allow this level of depth in calibration.


I use the Progressive Labs MicroSpec (a state of the art spectroradiometer), the Progressive Labs CA-6X colorimeter, and the Gretag Macbeth Eye-One Pro spectroradiometer. They allow me to include the screen in the calibration chain when setting Front Projectors. I use the Accupel HDG 3000 signal generator, and a variety of test patterns on disk.


Glenn Zink, ISF
 

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Barry VanDenBerg at Orlando Digital TV served the entire Central Florida region coast to coast. Originally ISF trained in 2002, Added the Colorfacts Pro Certification in 2004. Advanced Color Space Management training in 2006. Added HDR on 2017. 16 years of professional field experience. 100% satisfied customers.

I calibrated all types of displays including LCD with LED, OLED, Plasma, DLP, and LCOS. Authorized for JKP projector calibration.

Equipment: Laptop computer with CalMan Professional software, X-rite Spectrophotometer probe, SpectralCal C6 HDR probe, VideoForge high definition test pattern generator.

Pioneer Elite ControlCal software for every model. Panasonic ControlCal software, Sharp Elite ControlCal software, JVC projector calibration software, Lumagen video processors.

Retired from calibrating in 2018. Thank you to all my satisfied customers over the years. I enjoyed meeting you all.
 

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My name is Gene McCollum, my AVS name is genemc. My company name is WOW Factor. The phone number is 850-777-1289, e-mail: [email protected](dot)net, website: isfcalibrations(dot)com. I am ISF and HAA (Audio) certified. I have Sencore test equipment for video and audio calibrations. I cover the Gulf Coast of Florida and Alabama (travel charges may apply depending on distance).
 

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I'll do this on behalf of someone, since I know he's very busy and doesn't post on this forum very much.



Name: Chad Billheimer


Website: http://www.hdtvbychadb.com/


Email: [email protected]


Equipment used: http://www.hdtvbychadb.com/equipment.htm


Biography/background: http://www.hdtvbychadb.com/bio.htm


Coverage area: The website advertised "Full ISF calibration and service for Ohio, Indiana, W. Virginia, and Virginia" but Chad's been "cheating" and going out past that realm more often and may be looking to expand his base, after a point.


All of his references, means of contact, and other information are on that site.


He tends to actually cover a greater area that you might think, case by case. He hails from Ohio, but he's been going out as far as Maine, FL, and way out west as well. Case by case.


All you have to do is fill this form out here: http://www.hdtvbychadb.com/order.htm


It's not a binding contract at all. He'll contact you and case by case, you may just be pleasantly surprised. I won't speak for him one way or the other. It can't hurt to take a shot!




My personal testimonial about Chad's services:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...&highlight=ISF


This is my own personal testimonial thread about Chad and his services. You'll see plenty of other forumers, like UMR and such, that jumped in the thread and really gave a lot of useful information and plenty of great discussion!
 

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Calibrating in the Greater Toronto Area since 2000. My equipment includes ColorFacts 6.0 and a Sencore VP300 HDTV test pattern generator.


I owned my own A/V store for over 5 years and used to calibrate every set I sold, as well as providing for-hire calibrations on most weekends, so I have plenty of experience under my belt.
 

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My Name is Tom Huffman. I am ISF certified and I provide calibration services for all types of displays (except projection CRTs) in the Washington D.C. and Virginia-Maryland suburbs and Baltimore and surrounding suburbs.

Equipment
  • ChromaPure software of my own design, Klein K10 professional colorimeter, and Orb Optronics SP-100 spectroradiometer
  • Minolta LS-100 luminance meter
  • AEMC CA183 illuminance meter
  • Accupel HDG 4000 Test Pattern Generator
  • Avia Professional
Experience

I have been performing ISF calibrations professionally since 2002. I have worked on over a hundred displays, but most of my experience is with
  • Plasmas from Panasonic, Pioneer, and Samsung
  • LCDs from Samsung and Sony
  • Front projectors (digital) from Sharp, Sony, JVC, BenQ, and Optoma

See my web site at here for a full description of my services and lots of HT info.
 

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***UPDATED: Moved Business Location to Hawaii***


Dave Harper.


I am located in Hawaii and am willing to travel to any island and anywhere, anytime, contingent upon travel expenses.


I have worked here for A/V Science as a Technical Sales Rep and ISF trained Calibrator/Installer, as a Technical Sales and Design Rep for the now defunct TAW, Inc., Instructor and Evaluator in an airborne Television and Radio Broadcast aircraft for the US Government and for NBC Affiliate WGAL-TV, Lancaster, PA. I have been in the business for over 22 years. I have done hundreds of calibrations, sales, consultations and installations.


I utilize Professional, State-of-the-Art Colorimeters, SD/HD Test Pattern Generators, Software and various other associated test equipment. Since calibrating high-end HDTV projectors and displays is as much an art as it is a science, I use my well trained eyes, hands and brain as well.


You can reach me through the contact numbers below. Feel free to request references.


(717) 361-9714
[email protected]
http://home.comcast.net/~harperhometheater/
 

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Allen Fleener

I am an ISF calibrator with both Sencor and Malori Colorfacts colorometers. I also have an optical comparator. I use the Sencor VP-300 HDTV test pattern signal generator and an Sencor SP-295 sound level meter for surround sound / room calibration. I have several test dvd's and both Blu ray and HD DVD test disks and a HDTV d-vhs test tape too.


I cover mostly So.Cal but am willing to travel where I need to.


I calibrate most all display devices



Audio and Video Sensations
www.avsensations.com

(951) 682-6605
 

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My name is Doug Weil and my company is Clearly Resolved Image & Sound. I'm based in St. Louis.

Coverage Area: While the St. Louis metro area is my “home” market, I also conduct regular calibration tours (at least twice annually) to the major population areas in:

Colorado
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Carolina
Oklahoma
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Wisconsin

Equipment: I own and maintain the following calibration test equipment:


  • Murideo 6G 4K and HDR-compatible reference-standard signal generator
  • Accupel DVG-5000 reference standard digital signal generators
  • Accupel HDG-3000 reference-standard digital/analog signal generator
  • Gretag-Macbeth i1 Pro spectraphotometer
  • Xrite i1 Pro spectraphotometer
  • Xrite i1 Display Pro colorimeter
  • CalMAN Ultimate 2017 calibration suite
  • ControlCAL calibration software for ISFccc-compatible displays, including licenses for all supported Panasonic plasma, Pioneer Kuro plasma and Sharp Elite displays

Training & Affiliations: I am a graduate of the Imaging Science Foundation training course and have also taken ISF instruction in CRT front projector setup and calibration. I also attended an ISF refresher course at the Datacolor headquarters in Lawrenceville, New Jersey in early 2007. I am also THX Video calibration-certified.
 

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Hello,


Summit HDTV is an ISF Trained television calibration service provider.


Territory: Southeast Michigan.


Display Expertise: Most brands of CRT based projection TVs, DLP and LCD front projection systems, DLP and LCD rear-projection TVs, Plasma panels, and most brands of direct-view TVs.


Equipment: Progressive Labs CA-6X multi-display color analyzer; Sencore VP403 HDTV signal generator with component video, DVI and ATSC RF output; TVS Pro Optical Comparator; Avia Pro calibration DVD Suite; Toshiba laptop computer; I2C Interface


ISF and calibration experience: Passed ISF test in April, 2004. Summit HDTV has been calibrating televisions since October, 2003.


Affiliations: Founding member of ISF Forum. Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. ISF Seminar completed in April 2004.


We believe in the calibration of televisions and projectors to ISF Standards. The result of calibration is viewing the program content as it was meant to be seen. We believe in using the right equipment.


Thank you.
 

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Thanks for starting this thread! I think it's a great way for us all to get acquainted with one another.


My name is Tyson Jordan and I am just getting started in my career as an ISF calibrator. I am willing to do any type of display, but due to current equipment, I can only do complete calibrations on CRT devices. I own a Sencore CP-288 which I am told might do plasmas, but I have no confirmation on that to date. If any of you have any info on this, I would greatly appreciate you sharing it with me.


I, along with the man responsible for peaking my interest in all this to start with, am gearing up to start our own business which will include calibration. We will be working in the Bloomington, IN area to start with. If all goes well, we will expand our coverage area in the future.
 

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I have a CP288 and just ordered a ColorFacts 6.0 system, so if I get the chance, I can compare the readings of the two on the next plasma I calibrate. AFAIK, the CP288 will not be totally accurate for anything other than CRT-based displays, but it'll be interesting to see how far off it might be.
 

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Great! Thank you very much. I look forward to hearing from you.
 

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I cover the great State of Utah, pretty much anywhere along the I-15 corridor. I consider my particular expertise to be digital display devices.


I've purchased the latest equipment (see my home page by clicking on my name) and my philosophy is to calibrate your display device as if it was my own. I'm passionate about home theater and making sure that your display device reaches its maximum potential.
 

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I noticed that on the listing of ISF Calibrators, there are 2 certifications listed:


1. ISF Optical Comparator

2. Color Analyzer



The person who sold me my TV (I'm still awaiting delivery) was only listed as a Color Analyzer. Should I be concerned? Should I be looking for another calibrator?
 

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rub_123,


Not to worry, those listings are not certifications, they are the calibration tools that he/she uses. A color analyzer is a must, the optical comparator isn't but is also a good tool to double check your work as it's used as a reference D65 "comparison" to the display you just calibrated.


The ISF course trains using both tools, so anyone certified is at least familiar with both of them.


Good Luck with your new HDTV and calibration
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Hello, My name is Jesse Power. I am a ISF & HAA calibrator offering my services in the Cape Cod area, in Falmouth MA. Contact me @ (617)512-0643
 

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Thanks for the insight Dave. I appreciate that you took the time to respond.


I will be calibrating with an Avia disc out of the box and will then get the professional calibration done after ~ 100 hour break-in period. Can't wait.

No problem at all.



Where are you located? I would be happy to assist you in the calibration when you are ready. I am in Central PA.


If you have any troubles or any questions, don't hesitate to contact me.
 

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Greetings


My name is Michael Chen, but most frequenters of the HT forums know me as Michael TLV. I calibrate as a hobby and have been doing so since 1999. I am a member of the Lion Audio/Video Network of top calibrators that travel the country.


I've been an enthusiast of home video ever since 1980 when my parents bought the family's first Betamax vcr. The hobby grew from there to constant upgrading of equipment and the addition of poorman surround sound in those early days.


Hooking up people's systems was the big thing back then and I could wire up anyone's system and even teach them how to use it after 10 minutes of study. Sort of a slow "pretender." By the early 90's I was operating a hobby business hooking up a/v systems for people and contracting this service to the local department stores and repair shops.


In the late 80's the first calibration video laser disc came out and that spelled the beginnings of video calibration for myself. I had been a keen reader of all that a fellow named Joe Kane wrote about image calibration. By 1997-98 when the colour analyzing equipment first became available at an attainable price, I maxed out my credit card and took that plunge. Thus started my life as a full fledged video calibrationist.


I had the slight advantage over others in that I had actually spent the previous 8 years reading and studying up on the theory before and practicing the physical stuff on tv after TV anyway. Learning the equipment was a piece of cake. Although making the capital investment meant that playtime was over. Getting my ISF credentials was next and I simply saw that as a necessary evil. Something one needed to get additional credibility ...


I continue to do this calibration work as a hobby, carefully balanced with my day job occupation. I'm considered to be one of those "traveling calibrators" that goes across the country when there is the need for no nonsense calibration. The areas of the continent that I routinely cover are the Pacific Northwest (including Spokane, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver,Victoria and all points in between about 4 times a year), Eastern Canada (Toronto-GTA, Ottawa, Montreal twice a year), Winnipeg, Regina, and even Las Vegas come CES time. When I am not on a calibration tour, my primary local service areas are Calgary & Edmonton and Central / Southern Alberta.


The members of the Lion Audio/Video Network are Video Calibrationists ... not just ISF calibrators. We do a whole lot more where ISF ends.


Current video equipment includes the Philips Colour Analyzer, Progressive Labs CA-1 Colour analyzer, Progressive Labs CA-1-CE, Progressive Labs CA-6XAnalyzer, Colorfacts 6.0 & Accucal Software with the GretagMacbeth spectroradiometer, Accupel HDG-3000 signal generator, and the AVS TV Pro Optical Comparator. I also have the I2C equipment for applicable Mits units and the Pioneer C3 Remote and Panasonic plasma Special Remote.


For audio, I use the Sencore SP295 Sound Analyzer.


I am equipped to handle CRT, DLP, LCD, Plasma and other display technologies out there like DILA and LCOS.


I am unaligned with any store fronts so I have no false loyalties. I am free to criticize any type of display device on the market. The man with the brutal truth ... as I am not there to tell you how great your equipment purchases are. I only care about the image.


Contact Information:


Email me from this site directly or visit the Lion Audio/ Video Consultants site at Lionav.com.


Regards
 
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