Over the past couple of years at AbelCine, we’ve grown increasingly aware of the shortcomings of the charts used in many rental checkout bays throughout the industry, including our own. Lenses being prepped by camera assistants were regularly being returned to the service department to check back focus, only to discover that the lens was fine. In many cases, it was just too hard for camera assistants to consistently see focus accurately with the star pattern on the chart we provided.
Jesse Rosen, AbelCine’s Director of Technical Development, designed the charts, beginning with extensive research on what to measure, the many patterns and designs to consider, and evaluating what worked and what didn’t.
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