I am using an 88W X 37.5H CIH screen setup (98 inches scope). Screen is Cinema Vision 1.3. Projector is ceiling mounted 10.5 feet back and am sitting at approximately 9.5 feet away. I am not using any lens shift. For CIH viewing, the 7800 has a feature (same as the 4000) that instead of using lens memory, it digitally scales with the push of the aspect button from 2.35 to 16:9 content although you lose resolution I believe when scaling from 2.35 to 16:9).
edit: I just finished playing with the color settings a bit more and have certainly got the 'pop' or the wow factor going on now!!!
This is looking more and more like a giant beautiful plasma!
Originally Posted by keyser
Does it do frame interpolation(Frame Rate Converter) in 3D? How good is the FRC in 2D... and does the dynamic iris work in 3D?
I suppose we should refer to FI in Mits terms here as FRC moving forward? The 2D is FRC is great with a range of 1-10 really. 1-5 in Film, and 1-5 in Video. For 3D it is a bit strange - it does work but you have to 'trick' it. In the menu, if you choose their 3D preset, it shuts off the FRC. If you choose a user setting in which you already had in memory with FRC setting, it does actually carry forward to 3D. I'm really sensitive to 24 frame jitter in 3D so I'm 99% sure it worked and looks great. Also, the settings are greyed out so you have to choose the FRC level before putting it into 3D mode.
Originally Posted by vidwiz
Don't know how many 3D setups you've seen but many can just make your eyes feel a little strained/fatigued. Mitsu's glasses are advertised to be more comfortable in that regard.
Zero eye strain or flicker. The glasses do feel quite heavy holding them physically, but they fit great on my head and don't feel that heavy and are quite comfortable as they sort of grab your head from your eyes through to your ears lol. Haven't had extended time on them again though.
3D brightness. Something else I found I didn't expect was not so great 3D brightness. Overall on the test discs I played with, it is okay. Alice in Wonderland was quite dark however compared to my RS40 setup. My above mentioned screen retained polarization with the D-ILA and it really did make for a bright image. Even with these new glasses, with no polarization working for you the image is a bit dimmer. In any case, I will take an ultra smooth 3D Image with zero ghosting that is a tad dimmer over bright nasty ghosting any day!
3D depth. I am using a ps3 for 3D Bluray. Even after reading the manual, I thought that depth on the 7800 would be adjustable with 3D Bluray, it is not and depth setting is only available in their 2D/3D conversion. Bummer. I really wanted to take the non ghosting 3D DLP to the extreme, looks like it's time for a new 3D bluray player with adjustable depth/parallax. Recommendations anyone?
Now on to some concerns. This is my first DLP and it certainly is not as sharp
as I hoped. I have the same 'problem' as a guy from a German forum. They think it is either chromatic aberration or color fringing. I'm looking at you Coderguy for some guidance here! Should this be expected or absolutely not? These pictures are from the the forum, I didn't bother taking any of my own as this is exactly what I'm seeing. I also played with just about every setting possible in the menu, changed from floor to ceiling mount and inside out mirror, and covered all possible zoom ranges, focus and lens shift. If it is indeed chromatic aberration, do I have a bad lense??
It is not as noticeable from viewing position, but it definitely makes the overall image feel soft. This happens with both my sources, my htpc and ps3 as bluray player both through HDMI. I am really curious if this was what projector central's pre-production unit was suffering from?Edit: updated information on this in post 44