Sony KD34KBR960 - ISF calibration?

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  1. David Ren

    David Ren Stunt Coordinator

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    I just got a new Sony KD-34XBR960 and was wondering if I should have it ISF calibrated or if getting Video Essentials is fine?

    If so, can anybody recommend someone in the Los Angeles area?

    David
     
  2. Gregg Loewen

    Gregg Loewen Video Standards Instructor, THX Ltd.
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    Hi David

    I just purchased the same set. It is beautiful and if you want it to be accurate you should have it professionally calibrated. I come to LA about every 3 months and will be there again in September.

    To book, use the booking form at www.lionav.com and the paypal interface to send the $50 travel fee. The calibration fee is $275 and includes 3 gray scales, and all inputs (component and DVI). It also includes convergence work, which is needed on this set to make it as sharp as possible. The calibration fee is due when the work is performed.

    Feel free to call me at 201 232 3380 if you have any questions.

    Regards

    Gregg Loewen
     
  3. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    David, go with Gregg. You own what is arguably the finest-performing direct-view set on the market. Get the most out of it with a qualified, ISF-certified tech. And Mr. Loewen has an enviable track record.
     
  4. David Ren

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    Greg,

    When in September are you coming to LA?

    David
     
  5. Gregg Loewen

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    sept 17-oct 2nd ish
     
  6. Burklund

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    why does this $2200 TV need to be calibrated?

    how often does it need to be calibrated?
     
  7. Michael TLV

    Michael TLV THX Video Instructor/Calibrator

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    Greetings

    For a tube set like this, once every 3 to 4 years.

    It should be considered if you want accurate colours ... since TV's are made to SELL and that has nothing to do with colour accuracy.

    Regards
     

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