Digital Cinema - Barco Certified Expert – Advanced Diagnostics and Service

Certification program for advanced diagnostics, service and maintenance certification for Barco Series 2 Digital Cinema projectors

Course description

This course provides advanced diagnostics, service and maintenance certification for Barco Series 2 Digital Cinema projectors.  Participants learn how to diagnose and troubleshoot all boards and modules, including the projector’s complex subsystems.  During the course’s hands-on sessions, errors and problems are inserted into the projector, and students are required to fix each problem and return the projector to operational status.  With a small class size, each participant gains the requisite skills to successfully service Barco Series 2 projectors.

Prerequisites

  • Valid certification as a Barco Certified Specialist for Digital Cinema - Installation & Basic Maintenance
  • Students will be required to successfully perform an installation of a projector to Barco standards upon arrival
  • Important note: this course is geared to students with proven field Certified Specialist Installation experience. Each student must have performed at least 3 Barco Digital Cinema installations prior to attending the Advanced Diagnostics and Service course.

Target audience

Installation Engineers

NOC Engineers

Field Service Managers

Objective

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the class and the successful completion of testing, students will be able to:

Define the basic functions of all boards and modules

  • Define the functions of all boards and modules, at an advanced "flow chart" level
  • Define and troubleshoot the complex projector boot-up sequence in detail
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot all boards and modules
  • Perform projector "self tests" and explain the function of all error logs
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot all projector sub-systems
  • Install and remove the signal backplane
  • Install and remove the switch mode power supply and lamp power supply
  • Explain all LPS LED indications
  • Install and remove the lens holder, reflector, and light engine
  • Service the cooling system
  • Perform basic "service technician" maintenance on a Barco DC projector
  • Perform advanced "service technician" maintenance procedures
  • Align the cold mirror and integrator rod
  • Perform "special" features on the Communicator
  • Define the concepts of DLP technology and the "workflow" of a DC projector
  • Explain the concepts of 2D and 3D projection
  • Define the basic concepts of light and color, as they pertain to Barco DC projectors
  • Perform a proper site survey
  • Unpack, align, and install a Barco DC projector
  • Operate all basic and advanced controls on a Barco DC projector and the Communicator
  • Program and edit macros, and all "file types" (e.g., screen and lens files, LSC files, etc.)
  • Install and remove a lens
  • Install and change a lamp and lamp housing
  • Converge the DMDs, and adjust focus uniformity on screen (Scheimpflug)
  • Perform basic troubleshooting, with knowledge of all "status light" and Communicator signals
  • Update all projector software (Barco and TI)
  • Navigate my.barco.com for information, software and Info Ts
  • Create "clones" and diagnostic packages

Conduct basic operations classes on site to train theater managers and operators

Duration

4 days

Price

€1800/$2700

Spoken language

English

Certification

Barco Certified Expert


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Training Schedule

Date Location
11/11/2014 2/8
11/11/2014 Training Room - Brazil 7/7
24/11/2014 Training Room - Mexico 0/8
2/12/2014 KUU, training room Scorsese 1/8
2/12/2014 US-FOL DC Training Room 8/8

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