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A newbie Q about calibration disks

Mickey
01-17-2006, 08:12 PM
I was wondering how in-depth these disk go. Do they just cover the adjmts that the user controls provide or so they get into the service mode. One thing I was interested in was overscan issues.

Can someone give me a criptic discription of the things these disks cover?

I've thought of buying one of the disks but very possibly later springing for a professional calibration job.

d6500k
01-18-2006, 12:02 AM
I was wondering how in-depth these disk go. Do they just cover the adjmts that the user controls provide or so (do) they get into the service mode

User only. As a matter of fact, all disks and devices sold to the general public are for settings associated with the user menus of their displays.

Not that these devices do not help, quite the contrary. Oob (new) displays can be significantly improved with studied use of any/all calibration devices sold to the GP.

The only shortcoming to a DYI calibration is the inability to enter and understand the service sections within your own display, and the lack of instrumentation necessary to measure (quantify) changes needed. Experience and instrumentation is exactly what you are paying for with an ISF cal.

Good viewing,

Doug k

Mickey
01-18-2006, 10:46 AM
Thanks Doug. That's what I was thinking but want to know for sure.

We're going to have to talk after I get some hrs on the set. I've had it go into auto reset twice in a week and a half so I need to see if what if any early problems are brewing down the road shortly.