Download audio only The goal — see how well the new Apple iMac with Retina 5k Display conforms to system standards. Apple has always had quality displays, but is it good enough for VFX artists, Photographers, and Editors to do their color critical work? The quick and dirty — the display comes adjusted to an arbitrary […]
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How often should I calibrate my display? We’re asked this question nearly every day. It’s also a question that’s not difficult to answer. How often a display should be calibrated comes down to two things: how often the display is being used; and, how much tolerance of error you’re willing to accept. In this episode […]
If you have a Flanders Scientific Monitor, or you’re thinking about using a Flanders Scientific monitor, you’ll want to hear our very own David Abrams talk about the new Color Fidelity Engine (CFE2) firmware update. Dave provides his unique perspective on why features such as the new SDI Black Level Setup, 3D LUT storage capabilities, […]
Avical had an opportunity for a deep dive technical conversation during a private demonstration of the upcoming Sony 30″ 4K OLED Broadcast Monitor currently slated to ship in February 2015. Rather cool bits here so tune in to be ahead of the curve on this truly impressive display. Duration 11.5 minutes. There is much more […]
Check out Avical’s article on the current state of video processors at Residential Systems!
The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES as it is often referred to, is one of the largest showcases for new technology of the year. I’ve personally been fortunate to say that this is my 13th CES Show; however, I can also say that it is the most disappointing. While there are many aspects to the […]
Today we had the pleasure of working on the new JVC DLA-RS6710U projector and found it to be a significant upgrade from previous models. Here’s a quick overview of our general findings. The JVC DLA-RS6710U is JVC’s premiere D-ILA home theater projector for 2014 and reaffirms JVC’s commitment to perfecting the line. Previous JVC projectors […]
A few weeks ago we had the privilege to be interviewed by colorist/calibrator Tom Parish to discuss a day in the life of a Hollywood Display Calibrator. We had a chance to discuss advanced color matching functions, calibration equipment, and a wide range of industry issues and intricacies. Check it out here!
Greetings! As many of you know, the CEDIA 2013 show took place last week in Denver, CO. We were going to put together a brief summary of what was cool from a display perspective; however, our good friend Scott Wilkinson of the AVSForum.com asked us to give a brief video interview discussing just that! You […]
Hi All, We recently had the pleasure of working with the HomeTheaterReview.com team; assisting in their evaluation of the Panasonic TC-P65ZT60. Avical optimized the “ISF Day” and “ISF Night” modes allowing for reviewer Jerry Del Colliano to experience this reference grade plasma display at its’ best. The “ISF Day” mode was calibrated to Rec.709 with […]