Sony VPL-HW30ES Projector Calibration and Settings-2

Lamp Mode=High (unless noted otherwise)
All other settings at default (untouched)

GamePhoto
User 1
User 2
Contrast (90)
90
90
89
90
Brightness (5049505250
Color-55-55-50-50
Tint (50)
Color Temp(L1)(L2)(L1)(L2)
Gamma-2-8-7(Off)
Color Space
(N)
(N)
(W1)
(N)
Iris(Off)(M50)(A1)(Off)

Sony VPL-HW30ES Post Calibration Grayscale: User Mode

Post-Calibration color temps, 20 – 100 IRE:

VPL-HW30ES User Mode

Color Temp over IRE Range (Post calibration):
20 IRE6148
30 IRE6487
40 IRE6550
50 IRE6560
60 IRE6553
70 IRE6573
80 IRE6568
90 IRE6531
100IRE6699
Average gamma2.25

Overall, that’s about as tight and nice a grayscale calibration as you will see.

Mike’s Notes: Color is quite accurate on Normal color space.  No need for CMs with that setting.  Any other setting has oversaturated greens, but might be more useful for 3D.  Cinema 2 is too red and Photo is about the same.  Game is pretty much the same as Cinema 3, which is pretty good.

Quick cal of User 2 w/Custom 5 color temp reduces the green, but only results in 39 more lumens than default Dynamic setting and looks similar to it.

VPL-HW30ES RGB Settings

Header Content
User 1 – Custom 3Quick Cal, User 2 – Custom 5
Gain R = 7R = 0
 G = 0G = -15
B = -1B = 0
OffsetR = 4 R = 0
G = 0 G = 0
B = -10B = 0
Lumens
at 100 IRE: 814 @ 66991065 @ 9113

NOTES: Dynamic Black is OFF for User 1.
Bright mode (Quick Cal) is set to color temp Native.
Other settings are as shown in the Settings area.

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