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Which glasses? The Xpand IR ones (XPAND X105-IR-X1)?

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I picked up the IR version of these glasses from the Amazon link. They work well with this projector!

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Which glasses? The Xpand IR ones (XPAND X105-IR-X1)?
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This forum has really died down. I am not going to pay for a calibration until my Lumagen Radiance Pro goes out of beta. Has anybody gotten good results with the new Radiance Pro settings for HDR on non-HDR equipment? Maybe we could trade notes.
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Hello Turls,

i get the pro 6 weeks ago finally, after trying anything else with the VW 1100.
I have no clou about calibration, so Oliver from Homecinema Klohs Germany did the calibration Sony+ pro+ Isco 1.25 + Dreamscreen V6 Fabric AND a new lamp, of course it is a compromise , but for my set up 150" wide deep curved screen and the sony in short postion 150" from the screen, he did a great job and the result looks good for me !

Compromise- because it no chance to get 12 bit or 18gps at the sony and there is not enough "HDR" light 1700 ansi against the 2500Ansi from the new short throw Laserhybrid from sony for 25000USD (!).

I still love the picture from VW 1100 coming out of his 9 glass optics, i look forward i will buy a new spare lamp here in forum, to be prepaired to chance it after 4-500 h ?

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P.S. I'm not sure, but i think Lumangen say the Beta of Pro ended with bringing the Tone Mapping
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Experience with Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray with 1100

I wanted to let those with the 1100 projectors that the Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray players work great with the 1100 projector. I previously owned the Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player but wasn't happy with UHD HDR to SDR conversion. Since the 1100 doesn't support HDR and the 60FPS 4K support is limited I was a little worried about the X800 because all of the menus are in 60FPS mode. I am pleased to report that everything works great with the 1100.

The Sony X800 HDR to SDR conversion capability, which is the main reason I replaced the Samsung K8500 with the Sony, works great. On the Samsung I would sometimes get really "wonky" colors with a UHD HDR movie (Angry Birds Movie as an example) but I haven't come across that at all with the Sony X800. I did use the Spears & Munsell Calibration Blu-ray to recalibrate both 2D and 3D and have been very pleased with the results.

I know that everybody's opinion on color reproduction differs but, at this point, I haven't found anything about the X800 that I don't like or that doesn't play well with the 1100.
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I wanted to let those with the 1100 projectors that the Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray players work great with the 1100 projector. I previously owned the Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player but wasn't happy with UHD HDR to SDR conversion. Since the 1100 doesn't support HDR and the 60FPS 4K support is limited I was a little worried about the X800 because all of the menus are in 60FPS mode. I am pleased to report that everything works great with the 1100.

The Sony X800 HDR to SDR conversion capability, which is the main reason I replaced the Samsung K8500 with the Sony, works great. On the Samsung I would sometimes get really "wonky" colors with a UHD HDR movie (Angry Birds Movie as an example) but I haven't come across that at all with the Sony X800. I did use the Spears & Munsell Calibration Blu-ray to recalibrate both 2D and 3D and have been very pleased with the results.

I know that everybody's opinion on color reproduction differs but, at this point, I haven't found anything about the X800 that I don't like or that doesn't play well with the 1100.
Many thanks for your thoughts.

Might get hold of the X800.
I have the Oppo 203 and have been quite pleased with it's overall performance. .

One random question though..........does the X800 have the ability to do a 4k anamorphic stretch?
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Oh, that's fantastic! Thanks very much for sharing your thoughts and experience. I'd probably get a region-free X800, even though it costs about double than the region A player. The problem is I'd have to replace my 2008 model Denon receiver, too.

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I wanted to let those with the 1100 projectors that the Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray players work great with the 1100 projector. I previously owned the Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player but wasn't happy with UHD HDR to SDR conversion. Since the 1100 doesn't support HDR and the 60FPS 4K support is limited I was a little worried about the X800 because all of the menus are in 60FPS mode. I am pleased to report that everything works great with the 1100.

The Sony X800 HDR to SDR conversion capability, which is the main reason I replaced the Samsung K8500 with the Sony, works great. On the Samsung I would sometimes get really "wonky" colors with a UHD HDR movie (Angry Birds Movie as an example) but I haven't come across that at all with the Sony X800. I did use the Spears & Munsell Calibration Blu-ray to recalibrate both 2D and 3D and have been very pleased with the results.

I know that everybody's opinion on color reproduction differs but, at this point, I haven't found anything about the X800 that I don't like or that doesn't play well with the 1100.
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I wanted to let those with the 1100 projectors that the Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray players work great with the 1100 projector. I previously owned the Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player but wasn't happy with UHD HDR to SDR conversion. Since the 1100 doesn't support HDR and the 60FPS 4K support is limited I was a little worried about the X800 because all of the menus are in 60FPS mode. I am pleased to report that everything works great with the 1100.

The Sony X800 HDR to SDR conversion capability, which is the main reason I replaced the Samsung K8500 with the Sony, works great. On the Samsung I would sometimes get really "wonky" colors with a UHD HDR movie (Angry Birds Movie as an example) but I haven't come across that at all with the Sony X800. I did use the Spears & Munsell Calibration Blu-ray to recalibrate both 2D and 3D and have been very pleased with the results.

I know that everybody's opinion on color reproduction differs but, at this point, I haven't found anything about the X800 that I don't like or that doesn't play well with the 1100.
Hello Steve,

thanks for sharing.
What is the main advantage behind it ?
The VW 1100 can take or show no HDR or WCG 2020, it doesn't matter if the signal comes from a sony/samsung or Oppo Player, even the a Fury in the chain, the VW 1100 will "limited" by 4k Resolution still with Rec.709 and no HDR Picture.
What is why I ended up with a Lumagen Pro, after trying anything else.

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Hello Steve,

thanks for sharing.
What is the main advantage behind it ?
The VW 1100 can take or show no HDR or WCG 2020, it doesn't matter if the signal comes from a sony/samsung or Oppo Player, even the a Fury in the chain, the VW 1100 will "limited" by 4k Resolution still with Rec.709 and no HDR Picture.
What is why I ended up with a Lumagen Pro, after trying anything else.

Best Regards dirk
The main advantage is color mapping the UHD HDR Blu-Ray output to something that looks good on the 1100. Obviously, the 1100 can only do so much as it doesn't have HDR and BT2020 but the Sony X800 takes that into consideration and does a very good job of providing the HDR to SDR conversion... Something that my Samsung K8500 didn't do.

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Many thanks for your thoughts.

Might get hold of the X800.
I have the Oppo 203 and have been quite pleased with it's overall performance. .

One random question though..........does the X800 have the ability to do a 4k anamorphic stretch?
Sorry, I have no idea on the 4K anamorphic stretch. Maybe you can post that question on the X800 Owners Forum at OFFICIAL Sony UBP-X800 Owners Thread (No Price Talk)
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I Understand, if you get a visible difference, the Sony makes sense.

Only the Oppo 203 can do VS in 4k /2160p so far.
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