Paradigm CI Elite E80-A Is An Excellent LCR In-Ceiling Speaker

This new ceiling speaker from Paradigm delivers excellent performance for a ceiling mounted LCR.  It does not give the impression the speaker is mounted...


Examples Of Various HDMI Cables

How To Select An HDMI Cable

Many people wonder whether the HDMI cable they select will impact the picture quality of the image they are getting on their display.  In...


SDR Colors From Philips Player

Philips BDP7501 HDR to SDR Color Conversion Errors

I recently purchased a Philips BDP7501 UHD BD player to use in my audio and video calibration business.  This is a very well built...

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    July 24, 2015

    Smart TV Apps No Panacea

    I find a number problems occur with Smart TV apps that are not a problem with external products like Apple TV, Roku or Playstation. ...

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    December 1, 2012

    The Ultra HD Revolution Begins With The REDRAY 4K Cinema Player

    RED is now taking preorders at $1,450 for their potentially market disrupting new 4K Ultra HD, high frame rate video player.  This is the...

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    October 21, 2012

    Oppo BDP-103 Preview

    I recently had an opportunity to work on a system with a beta version of the BDP-103.  This is a very interesting product. It...


Carada CCW Defects

Carada Classic Cinema White Removed From Recommended Screen Materials Report

I have removed Carada Classic Cinema White (CCW) from the AccuCal recommended screen materials list.  This material used to be excellent for unity gain applications.  I...

  • HDR Graph
    March 3, 2016

    What Is HDR About?

    Many new Ultra High Definition (UHD/4K) displays support more than an increase in the number of pixels (resolution).  They also can display High Dynamic Range (HDR)...

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    February 19, 2016

    Fixing Intermittent HDMI Connection Problems

    Many displays with 4K HDR capability are having connectivity problems with HDMI 2.2 and smart cables like Redmere.  There are two solutions people are finding...

  • Masking Screen
    September 28, 2015

    Monoprice Screen With Built-In Masking

    Monoprice is selling a very unique fixed frame screen product.  This product has a masking system in it that is used to make the...