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In the contrast department too. The 1000 is from early 2012, over 4 1/2 years old! Look at what JVC was doing back then and feel better. Projector tech moves too fast. You can't compare projectors with an almost 5 year age gap and feel good about the P/P ratio of the older one.
When has projector technology moved fast? The Sony 1000/1100 can still play UHD BD in SDR709 without an external processor and SDR2020 with an external processor. And this is a 5 year old projector
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The amount of pincushion depends on your throw. Shorter throw, more pincushion. Longer throw, less pincushion. Easy enough to calculate the amount of pincushion you would have. What is your screen height and what is your throw?
How do you calculate this when different lenses have different pincushion, the Isco 1.25x has less pincushion than the Isco IIIL as an example. But throw distance is a factor like you say.

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How do you calculate this when different lenses have different pincushion, the Isco 1.25x has less pincushion than the Isco IIIL as an example. But throw distance is a factor like you say.
Forgot he was talking 1.25. I can calculate for 1.33 lens, but not for the 1.25.
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Honestly, i can`t afford it but if that`s what it takes, i will get it

How much is "mild" pincushion? Can you see it right away or do you have to really "look for it"?
Do you happen to have a screenshot showing this effect?

You'll have to run about 1 1/2" over on the ends to fill the center of a flat screen . I did it a couple of years and didn't really notice
but I did also have a 3" black velvet border that soaked up the overscan well .


There is a big advantage to getting a curved screen with the A-lens btw. If you run a 1.3-1.6 gain screen that is direct reflective and curved
you will not loose contrast compared to a flat white matt screen. This is especially true if your theater walls and ceiling are lighter, less if the
theater room is a bat cave. My VW600ES was 10,600:1 native and 200,000:1 with DI. the curved screen really helped to retain this contrast level.

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When has projector technology moved fast? The Sony 1000/1100 can still play UHD BD in SDR709 without an external processor and SDR2020 with an external processor. And this is a 5 year old projector
But it costs 5x what today's projectors cost that can play UHD BD in HDR DCI P3 color without an external processor. And it gets killed by their contrast performance. And it gets killed by the lumen performance when the filter is in place. That's quite a difference.
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But it costs 5x what today's projectors cost that can play UHD BD in HDR DCI P3 color without an external processor. And it gets killed by their contrast performance. And it gets killed by the lumen performance when the filter is in place. That's quite a difference.
JVC will have much higher contrast than a Sony projector so that isn't a valid reason. The RS500 has much high contrast and much cheaper than the 665es. The 665es has a less CR than the 1100es, so again that is not a good reason. Its not like all of a sudden all Sony projectors CR is improved. The Lumens with the filter is cut, but that's with every projector with a filter, nothing new. You say its 5x more, but people who already have the 1000/1100es are not buying it last week, because they already had it for 2+ years on the average. Still, as I stated, the 1000/1100 can enjoy uhd bd with sdr709 without an external processor and sdr2020 with one. So, its able to be enjoyed for a few more years, maybe even more. It hasn't fallen behind imo.
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