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 […]
How often should I calibrate my display?
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 […]
Flanders Scientific CFE2 Monitor Firmware Update – What You Need to Know!
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, […]
Early Look at the Sony 4k OLED 30″ Reference Monitor
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 […]
Adding an Outboard Video Processor Might Be Wise
Check out Avical’s article on the current state of video processors at Residential Systems!
CES 2014 Report!
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 […]
JVC DLA-RS6710U Quick Review!
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 […]
Avical’s David Abrams Interviewed by Colorist Tom Parish about Hollywood Calibration!
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!
AVSForum’s Scott Wilkinson Interviews David Abrams at CEDIA 2013!
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 […]
Panasonic TC-P65ZT60 Review – Calibrated by Avical
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 […]