Barco Certified Specialist - Installation and Basic Maintenance Smart & Flagship Laser

Certification for Barco Series 2 Cinema projector installation and maintenance

Course description

This course provides certification for Barco Series 2 Cinema projector installation and maintenance.  Participants learn how to install, set up, configure, troubleshoot, and provide basic maintenance for Series 2 laser projectors.  Topics include digital cinema theory plus an overview of all projector components. Additional topics include: upgrading software, the on-site installation process including site survey, troubleshooting, plus helpful tips and tricks. Over 50% of the course is devoted to hands-on activities in order to practice the learning.  Participants gain the requisite skills to successfully install Barco Series 2 laser projectors in a theater or exhibitor environment.

 

Prerequisites

Participants should be familiar with Unzipping files, creating and renaming folders
Changing TCP/IP and network settings
Take the on-line High Brightness Safety training: Cinema - Barco High Brightness Safety training

US Students only - upon Payment confirmation you will be required to take the online Cinema - Introduction to Laser projectors training. This will be assigned to your personal Learning Plan and must be completed prior to class start date.

Target audience

Installation Engineers, NOC Engineers, Field Service Managers

Objective

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

  • 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
  • Apply best practices around unpacking, aligning, and installing a Barco DC projector
  • Define the basic functions of all boards and modules
  • Operate all basic controls on a Barco DC projector
  • Operate all basic controls on the Communicator
  • Program and edit macros, and all "file types" (e.g., screen and lens files, LSC files, etc.)
  • Install and remove a lens
  • Converge the DMDs and adjust focus uniformity on screen (Scheimpflug)
  • Perform basic troubleshooting including knowledge of all "status light" and Communicator signals
  • Perform basic and "service technician" maintenance on a Barco DC projector
  • Update projector software (Barco and TI)
  • Navigate my.barco.com for information, software and Info Ts
  • Create "clones" and diagnostic packages

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Digital Cinema
    1. Quality of DLP Cinema Projection
    2. Digital Cinema Applications and 3D Highlights
    3. Digital Cinema Content Resolutions
    4. DCI Security Model and Specifications
    5. Color Gamut
  2. Projector Specifications
    1. Series 2 Comparison
    2. Series 2 Lenses
    3. Chillers & coolers
  3. Tools and Safety
    1. Tools Required
    2. Safety: General, Electrical, Ultraviolet and ESD
  4. Projector Installation
    1. 10 Critical Installation Points
    2. Site Survey Requirements
    3. Unpacking the Projector
    4. Pedestal and Projector Alignment
    5. Connecting a UPS
    6. Electrical Requirements, Safety and Connections
    7. Exhaust Connection and Installation
    8. Touch Panel Installation
  5. Projector Components
    1. Series 2 Components
    2. Input Panel and Keypad
    3. LightSource, Light Processor and Power
    4. SMPS, Fan Controller and Cinema Controller
    5. HD-SDI, ICP, LED Indications
  6. Communicator and Macros
    1. Setting the IP Address and Host Name
    2. Software Overview and projector file system
    3. Understanding Files and Macros, and hands-on Macro Building
  7. Creating Files
    1. Lens Installation and Homing
    2. Physical Setup and Alignment
    3. Lens and Projector Alignment
    4. Color Calibration and Verification
    5. Understanding LSC Files
  8. Scheimpflug and Convergence
    1. Scheimpflug and Convergence
  9. my.barco.com
    1. Login
    2. Features and Benefits
  10. Specifying Lamps, Lenses and Projectors
    1. Lens Calculators
    2. Factors Affecting Brightness
  11. Firmware Upgrades
    1. Upgrade Overview
    2. Barco Toolset and Current Digital Cinema Firmware Releases
    3. ICP and Enigma Update
    4. Clones and Diagnostics Packages
  12. Troubleshooting
    1. Basic Steps
    2. Diagnostics Companion and Test Patterns
    3. Dallas Key - TI Security Error
    4. Power Supply Diagnostics, Status Light Description
  13. Scheduled Maintenance
    1. Maintenance by an Operator and by a Certified Service Technician
  14. Cooling Liquid Refill and Refresh
    1. Draining the Liquid Cooling Circuit

Duration

4 days

Price

€1800/$2500

Spoken language

English

Certification

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

Training Schedule

Date Location Remaining seats
dinsdag 7 mei 2019 TR RC1 Sacramento, California 6 Sign up
dinsdag 25 juni 2019 TR Massachusetts University - Kortrijk, Belgium 6 Sign up
dinsdag 16 juli 2019 TR RC1 Sacramento, California 3 Sign up
dinsdag 17 september 2019 TR RC1 Sacramento, California 6 Sign up
dinsdag 12 november 2019 TR RC1 Sacramento, California 6 Sign up
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