EBU R 137

TV Lighting Consistency Index 2012 & TV Luminaire Matching Factor 2013

This recommendation aids broadcasters intending to assess new lighting equipment or to re-assess the colorimetric quality of their tv production lighting. This advice is based on the mathematical methods specified in Tech 3355. Version 2.0, August 2016 adds an important note to the recommendation.

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The purpose of this recommendation is to give technical aid to broadcasters who intend to assess new lighting equipment or to re-assess the colorimetric quality of lighting in their television production environment.
 
Knowing its performance limitations in advance can help in the choice of luminaire, identifying the potential extra cost of colour correction in post-production as against the cost saving in power consumption of high-efficiency luminaires.
 
This advice is based on a mathematical calculation implemented in software, the “TLCI-2012” and “TLMF-2013, both specified in EBU Tech 3355 and available from the EBU as ‘TLCI-2012.zip’. Version 2.0, August 2016 adds an important note to the recommendation.

Translations

The following translations of this document are available. Please note the translations may not be based on the latest version; see the year mentioned in brackets. These translations are courtesy of the translaters and hosted by the EBU 'as is'. The official and definitive version is the EBU English version.

Russian version of EBU R 137 [2016] - Special thanks to EBU Member RTR.

Russian version of EBU R 137 [2014] - Special thanks to EBU Member RTR.