Image Fidelity

We provide a professional TV calibration service for OLED, LED and plasma televisions throughout many parts of the UK.

If you have invested in a new TV, bear in mind that the final link in the chain between content producer and viewer is the adherence to global imaging standards.
The importance of this fundamental step is frequently misunderstood, or dismissed as superfluous by retailers and manufacturers alike in their combined efforts to sell a display. Yet without proper alignment, image fidelity or faithfulness to the original production is lost.

The Need for ISF Calibration

Have you ever noticed how all the television pictures in popular electrical retailers (e.g. Currys and John Lewis) seem to vary substantially in colour and quality, even though they are displaying the same channel? They are normally designed by their manufacturers to render an attractive image under retail lighting conditions and to stand out from the competition. How do you know which, if any, are accurate?

Certain Blu-ray Disc titles are readily available such as, Digital Video Essentials HD Basics and Spears & Munsil HD Benchmark, which contain test patterns and real-life material frequently used to adjust the standard controls of brightness, contrast, colour and sharpness. Although users who are experienced with these discs may well achieve some improvement, most people find the instructions difficult to follow and often struggle to set the controls correctly. Ultimately, they are not substitutable for professional ISF calibration because white balance, gamma controls and colour management systems require accurate instruments to be set properly.

By using a colorimeter, CalMAN 5 software and a 4K pattern generator to perform a comprehensive in-home service, all picture controls will be optimally adjusted. You will experience the image as the director intended, because your display will be calibrated to the same standards that were used in the video creation. Colours will seem more natural and detail will be present that might otherwise have been lost. Most importantly, you will know that your TV is performing at its best for your viewing environment.

The Top Five

This list highlights the five televisions that benefit the most from professional calibration in our experience.
It takes in to consideration the cost of each TV, the calibre of image controls implemented by the manufacturer and the picture quality once the work is complete:

LG 6 / 7 / 8 Series OLED
Sony A1 / AF8 OLED
Sony ZD9 LED
Samsung Q9FN QLED
Panasonic EZ952 / EZ1002 OLED

Service Overview

Our service comprises the viewing memories shown below (where applicable):

ISF Night
ISF Day
Gaming
HDR10
Dolby Vision

Cost and Coverage Area

We charge a flat rate of £250 (including travel expenses) for our professional TV calibration service and bookings are available throughout the cities, towns and counties listed below:

Birmingham (West Midlands), Bournemouth (Dorset), Brighton (East Sussex), Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Derby (Derbyshire), Gloucester (Gloucestershire), Ipswich (Suffolk), Leicester (Leicestershire), London, Luton (Bedfordshire), Maidstone (Kent), Milton Keynes (Buckinghamshire), Northampton (Northamptonshire), Norwich (Norfolk), Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), Oxford (Oxfordshire), Peterborough (Cambridgeshire), Plymouth (Devon), Portsmouth (Hampshire), Reading (Berkshire), Southampton, Southend-on-Sea (Essex), St Alban’s (Hertfordshire), Stoke-on-Trent (Staffordshire), Swansea, Swindon (Wiltshire), Telford (Shropshire) and Woking (Surrey).

Calibration Request

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