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#91 | Posted: 21 Jan 2022 10:20 
Discussing Calman's Autocal with a well-known display calibration company, who provide high-end calibration training:

"For me, and most the students we teach – autocalibration is not really the "gift from heaven" as many seem to think. I have never used it more than for testing, and in ALL cases I have been faster and more accurate manually (as has our students), than what 'auto calibration' has achieved."

Our thoughts on Autocal

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#92 | Posted: 28 Jan 2022 20:31 
From a well known Color Geek:

"I've used displaycal and calman for years, there will always be a lot of confusion and inconvenience when calibrating.
The decision to buy colourspace recently was the best decision I have ever made, I really like the overall design concept and clear interface of the software."


We really do appreciate such feedback!

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#93 | Posted: 10 Feb 2022 12:31 
From a new ColourSpace user, who obviously was using Calman previously...

"After having used ColourSpace for a few weeks now I really can't think of going back to Calman anymore (even just starting it up) and I get a headache when thinking how much money I have spent for that tool )"

Really does say it all...

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#94 | Posted: 12 Feb 2022 12:30 
And from a Professional Calibrator, recently swapped from Calman:

"I have been gradually learning to use ColourSpace and finally used it in 'anger' yesterday.

What a breath of fresh air. I was so impressed. It made the creation of a LUT for a MadVR an absolute walk in the park.

I am a bit gob smacked that for all these years ISF and PVA have only trained with Calman.

ColourSpace is not only functional but once learned (which I am still doing) it solidifies one's understanding of colour space and calibration and can only make calibrators far more capable.

Thanks so much for what you and the team have produced, wish I had switched years ago. I would have been a better calibrator for it too."


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#95 | Posted: 21 Feb 2022 13:43 
From a new user, just getting to grips with ColourSpace:

"Honestly ColourSpace has opened my eyes to how my projector functions. Wished I used it on previous projectors."

The advanced data reporting in ColourSpace, including the unique 3D graphs, really do help in understanding underlying issues and possibilities with any displays calibration. One of the big eye-openers for this user was the ability to profile the display to itself, using the Library/Manage/Extract function.
The underlying set-up issues with the projector became immediately apparent.

Steve
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#96 | Posted: 16 Apr 2022 08:18 
From a Calmam user after trying ColourSpace HTL 5-Day Rental:

"Previously I owned LG C7 and purchased Calman to do a manual calibration. It was ok, and definitely a lot of work.
Few months ago i bought LG C1, and of course. Needed to buy another Calman home license. I just wanted to enjoy the advertised auto calibration that was not available on C7.

For 4 months on and off, I was trying to get a picture quality on C1 I know it is capable of. In short... it was a lot of angry and disappointing moments. SDR never quite satisfying, but HDR was a disaster. No mater what I did, red posterization in shadows, etc... Even went out and bought i1pro2 and additional i1D3.

So maybe problem was not in my equipment or procedure, maybe it really is the calman problem. I read quite a few similar problems I had on forums, with no satisfactory answers. And then I found out about ColourSpace.

Said f*** it and bought HTL rental license. Just to test and confirm/eliminate my suspicion.

Bought the license 3 days ago. Needed to learn everything about ColourSpace, DeviceControl, PGenerator, ... Took the rest of the week off and it was a ride. Running into a wall, searching and immediately finding an answer was something new. LG user guide is also exceptional.
Did a lot of test calibrations, resets, testing with different gamma and white points, and at the moment, all I can say is I was never even remotely so happy with my picture quality.

SDR 2.4@100nits gorgeous, SDR 2.2@200nits gorgeous, HDR cinema & game... gorgeous, DV cinema... again... gorgeous
For proof I attached my report...

Of course there are a few things I could improve to run for world record dE )).

Although I am very satisfied with my calibrated TV, I would like to purchase a full HTL license. Just to support further development of the platform and in a way to say thank you for all the support and knowledge posted on forums.

Question I have is, if it is possible to take into account that I already bought rental license? Or do I need to pay full price?"


And yes, as it says on the Rental page of the website, If a full ColourSpace license is purchased within 10 days of a Rental license purchase, the rental cost will be refunded, and which is what this user did, and he now has a full ColourSpace HTL license.

Steve

report.pdf Attached file:
Report

 
Steve Shaw
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Author Steve

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#97 | Posted: 21 Apr 2022 13:56 
Just a simple one-line comment from a professional AV installation company, recently upgraded to ColourSpace HTL from Calman:

"...I am loving ColourSpace for myself after transitioning from calman. Bit of a learning curve but worth it!"

Simple, but to the point

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Author Steve

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#98 | Posted: 19 May 2022 15:19 
From a different AV Forum:

"I must admit, I'm pretty new to this, and I bought Calman because it seemed the easiest to use and most popular. I regret it now. I should have spent the extra money and bought Colourspace since it works with 2022 models, and it doesnt require buying it over and over every time I get a new TV. Lesson learned, guess I'll throw that $200CAD out the window and buy Colourspace."

Unfortunately, we hear this far too often...

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