Projection - Barco Certified Specialist HDX, HDF and HDQ Operation, Applications and Maintenance

Projector technologies, projector set-up, operations, daily maintenance & first diagnose on the HDX HDQ & HDF (FLM) series

Course description

Day 1
  • Product line overview, and differences in projector functionality
  • HDX, HDQ, HDF and FLM overview
  • Terminology
  • Technologies
  • Optical adjustments
  • Image geometry & mechanical alignment
  • Tools and Safety
  • Lens formulas & lens calculator
  • Introduction to the large venue projectors
  • Projector specifications
  • Projector installation
  • Power requirements & safety
  • Projector components
  • 3D applications
  • Projection theory and lens formulas
Day 2
  • Hands-on and basic maintenance
  • Menu structure overview (menu tree & remote control)
  • IP settings
  • Different lenses & installation
  • Overview of the Toolset
  • Image files via Toolset
  • Layout files (different lens files)
  • Optical/mechanical position 
  • Warp alignment of the blend zone 
  • Image file editing
  • Luminance alignment (Z-axis and lamp power)
  • Chrominance alignment (custom color balance/input balance/color space)
  • Soft edge blending: white level/black level 
  • Rigging and stacking projectors
  • Environmental conditions and system design guidelines (e.g., rigging, power, mechanical setup)
Day 3
  • Board location and functionality
  • Field failure analysis and resolution, and advanced diagnostics via Projector Toolset
  • Review and certification testing
  • Software updates
  • Diagnostics & Troubleshooting
  • Internal service test patterns
  • Lamp house replacement
  • Convergence adjustment
  • Scheimpflug adjustment 
  • Maintenance
  • Diagnostic LEDs on the boards/voltages/temperatures 
  • Android App to control the projector
  • Flex Projector
  • Stability improvements on the HDQ 
    Theoretical examination 
    Practical examination


The operation and installation of general audio visual products
The basic principles of transmission of light through optical elements

Target audience

Installation Engineers
NOC Engineers
Field Service Managers


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

  • Set up and operate HDX HDQ & HDF (FLM) projection systems.  
  • Perform advanced operations and field service on HDX HDQ & HDF (FLM) projection systems. 


3 days



Spoken language



Barco Certified Specialist (valid for 2 years from date of issuance)

Training Schedule

Date Location Remaining seats
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 TR RC1 - Sacramento, California 1 Sign up
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 TR Cambridge University - Kortrijk, Belgium 7 Sign up
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 TR RC1 - Sacramento, California 6 Sign up

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