1st Edition Articles

Setting the Contrast Control

Setting the Contrast Control

An in-depth look at the Contrast control that gives more background and technical details for people interested in learning more about the theory and practice of calibration.
Setting the Brightness Control

Setting the Brightness Control

An in-depth look at the Brightness control that gives more background and technical details for people interested in learning more about the theory and practice of calibration.
Setting Color and Tint

Setting Color and Tint

An in-depth look at the Color and Tint controls that gives more background and technical details for people interested in learning more about the theory and practice of calibration.
Choosing a Color Space

Choosing a Color Space

A comprehensive look at how to evaluate and choose between the various color modes available on your Blu-ray Disc player and/or video processor.
Pattern Help Text

Pattern Help Text

All of the guide and help text from the 1st Edition disc, in one file, with sample images. More convenient for reading offline or printing.
Technical Notes on the Patterns

Technical Notes on the Patterns

A guide for the technically-minded video enthusiast who wants to know more about the patterns on the disc, including behind-the-scenes background and special details that aren't obvious at first glance.
The DVD Benchmark

The DVD Benchmark

Links to the original seminal articles, including the CUE exposé, spearheaded by Stacey Spears and Don Munsil, courtesy Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity.
Spears & Munsil High Definition Benchmark, 2nd Edition