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Sample calibration reports

Sample reports are shown below.  Each is based on an actual case (or job), though the name was withheld.  These reports are shown for informational purposes only.  Please keep in mind each television has it's own personality and limitations.  So your display may not exactly match what is shown below.  In most cases the Pre-calibration performance will not match your particular display. 

Interpreting the sample reports:

Pre and post values are contained in the Summary Page.
Grayscale comes down to x and y coordinates in a 2D space.  The target is x=0.313 and y=0.329.  This specific coordinate is called D65.  Grayscale is usually calibrated in a bright screen and dark screen, though the grayscale performance is measured over the entire 0-100 IRE (black--> white) range.  The calibrator considers performance over the range when making adjustments.  As you can only adjust it in two places, compromises must usually be made.  The art involved and experience of the calibrator determines where to make these compromises.  In general you work to minimize errors.
Color temperature is derived from the x,y color coordinates.  So you can actually have correct color temperature 6500K but the wrong color coordinates!  Anyway a value above 6500K is considered cool (blue) and a value below 6500K is considered warm (red).  Think of color temperature as the symptom and color coordinates as the cause.
Delta E is a measure of color error.  A Delta E<=4 is considered insignificant
Gamma is a measure of the rise in brightness going from black to white.  A gamma value range of 2.2<Gamma<2.5 is considered good.  Personally I like to shoot for 2.2<Gamma<2.35 if possible.
Contrast ratio is a measure of white/black contrast.  The higher the number the more apparent contrast.

All sample report data is Copyright @2003-2009 Summit HDTV, www.SummitHDTV.com.

Hitachi

    43UWX10B

    51F59A

    53UWX10B

    57XWX20B

Marantz

    PD-5050D

Mitsubishi

    WS-55807   

    WS-65807

Panasonic

    TH-58PZ750U

    TH-58PZ750U

Pioneer

    PDP-5020FD

    PDP-6010FD

    PDP-6010HD

    PRO-141FD

Samsung

    LN40B750

Sony

    KD-34XBR960

    KDF-50EWE655

    KDL-40V2500

    KDL-46V25L1

    KDS-50A2000

    KDSR-60XBR1

    KE-42TS2U

    KP-57WS510

    KP-57WS655

    KV-30HS510

    KV-34XBR910   

    KV-34XBR960

    KD-34XBR970

Toshiba

    62HMX94