Kinoton recently hosted a two-day intensive training course called Digital Cinema for Technicians and Operators: Basics Service and Maintenance in the Russian city of Krasnodar. Kinoton service engineer Sandro Meinhardt led the event. Kinomonitor a prominent Russian cinema chain that owns five modern multiplexes in Krasnodar alone made available one of its state-of-the-art projection booths and a DCP 30 LX Digital Cinema Projector for hands-on practice. Fourteen cinema engineers from Kinomonitor’s theaters and other cinemas in the Krasnodar area attended. The topics covered included color calibration and macro creation firmware updates replacement of parts maintenance and fault diagnosis and correction both on-site and via the Kinoton Remote Service System. A professional interpreter bridged the language gap to make sure that all of the attendees could readily understand even the most complex technical information. At the end of the seminar all of the participants were given access authorization for the MyKinoton online service. As a result they can now download spare parts catalogs service manuals and the configuration and diagnostic programs that are needed to set up and maintain DCP Digital Cinema Projectors. Christoph Baur Kinoton’s sales manager for Russia says The seminar in Krasnodar was a great success. The attendees praised its great practical relevance and Mr. Meinhardt's comprehensive technical expertise. We are confident that this targeted knowledge transfer will help our customers get the most of their D-Cinema equipment.