Barco Level 1 Certified – Installation and Basic Maintenance Smart Laser

Certification for Barco series 2 Smart Laser projectors, installation and basic maintenance.

Course description

This course provides level 1 certification for the installation, basic troubleshooting and maintenance of Barco series 2, Smart Laser projectors. Over 50% of the course is devoted to hands-on activities. Participants gain the requisite skills to successfully install Barco Series 2 projectors in a theater or exhibitor environment.

Take the on-line High Brightness Safety training: Cinema - Barco High Brightness Safety training
Target audience

Service Engineers


Course overview:

Day 1
  • Digital Cinema introduction: DCI architecture and specifications
  • Overview of the projector’s portfolio: Xenon, Laser, High Contrast Version…
  • Projector Hardware: Elca Box, Light engine, Optics, Lens, Light Source 
  • Communication Interfaces
  • Barco Tool: Lens calculator, Calculator sheet (define the right projector for the right screen
  • Projector installation: site survey, electrical connections, environment (exhaust, ambient air).
Day 2
  • Projector installation: Hands on.
  • Physical connections, mechanical alignment.
  • Alignment to maximum quality (brightness, Uniformity…)
  • Focus, Convergence, Color Calibration, Color Verification, Presets creation.
Day 3:
  • Laser introduction. How does Laser phosphor technology work.
  • Laser Light source: overview of all the components: Laser banks, phosphor wheel, cooling, optics…
  • Highlight on retrofit: remove of xenon components and installation of Laser parts (Light source, LDM, Laser controller Board, Cooler).
  • Focus on Laser calibration: How to achieve best quality for new installations and retrofit? 
  • White point calibration, SCC file…
  • Second Hands on session.
Day 4
  • Updates.
  • Scheduled maintenance: maintenance A, B, C
  • Test: theory (30 questions both on Xenon and Laser).
  • Test: practical part. Purpose: align correctly a projector (mechanical alignment, brightness, focus, Convergence, Colors, Presets creation…).

Training details

4 days
Spoken language(s)
English / French possible on request
Barco Level 1 Certified - Installation and Basic Maintenance Smart Laser (note: this does not include retrofit). Valid for 2 years from date of issuance.

Why consider Barco training?

A fundamental part of our internal staff education, Barco certification training has also proven to be of significant value for salespeople, operators, technicians, and service engineers employed by business partners, customers and consultancy agencies.