You're right. I'm on 2.41 The versions between 1.03 and 2.32 are all beta versions. I wonder if the same was true for 2.40 and 2.41. If I remember correctly, 2.40 simply added the ISF profiles, and 2.41 corrected the instability 2.40 caused. I'm not 100% sure about that, however.
Yikes, that's a long cable. Is an active HDMI cable? I've heard anything in the 50ft or greater neighborhood can cause instability if it's not active.I have no idea if that could be causing your problems, but I just don't know.
Cheap Monoprice HDMI cables. All of them are high speed with ethernet.
Can you bypass the outboard box to test whether or not things are stable without it? I'm still not clear what purpose the outboard box serves. If it's just to allow you to switch HDMI ports, is there any reason not to use the Duo (assuming - and this is a major assumption - you can get it stable).
Yes. I have an Emotiva XMC-1.
I checked on my home computer the other day, and I didn't have it. Today, on a whim, I decided to check my work laptop, and sure enough, I've got it there. PM me your email address, and I'll send it to you.
I'll try to check the settings this evening.
I love it. I'm a calibration junkie, and Dirac works really, really well.
Originally Posted by Bluescale
Speaking of calibration, what are you primarily using the Duo for? My main reason was the CMS, as my plasma didn't give me good control over grayscale or color. The Epson 5025 (and 5030) have a pretty capable CMS built in. While the grayscale controls aren't quite as robust as the Duo, they work pretty well. And the ability to customize the gamma curve is fabulous. I'm strongly considering taking the Duo out of the chain, and moving it into the other room with the plasma. Is there something in your chain that you need the Duo's scaling capabilities for? Have you verified that the Epson can't do everything you need it to without the Duo in place?
I'm assuming, of course, that you have a different way to switch sources. That might be a poor assumption, considering you're using the external box into your PJ...
I'm primarily using the Duo to upscale all my sources to 1080P as opposed to using the inboard scalers on my PJ and plasma. I also use it as my primary switcher (and yes I use all
8 inputs). All other calibrations are done locally in the 5030 or Kuro. When I initially got the Duo the inboard scalers were pretty weak. I supposed they have gotten better, but I was of the mindset (maybe wrongfully so) that a dedicated scaler would always be better. I've got a fairly dated Integra DHC 80.1 pre/pro that's a great audio processor, but I don't use it for any switching or video processing, other than Zone 2.
reason I'm using the external box that came with the projector is due to lack of communication with the Duo from my Oppo and Steiger Dynamics HTPC. Kinda frustrating (as you could tell from my original post) that I got the Duo to feed 2 displays; I finally get my PJ last year and have been trying to resolve this since. I have been in (on-again/off-again) communication with Oppo about this and they suggested bypassing the Duo. I did-(along with the HTPC)-it worked-but I've had a little time to to refocus and now again searching for the route cause...and I'm starting to think it's the Duo just not being able to handle my newer components. It works great with my four DVR's (yes-4; don't ask), PS-4, and Apple TV.
I've read on the Oppo 105(D) threads that some peeps are jettisoning their scalers and now running their components thru the Oppo due to its built-in firepower. But it's limited to 2 HDMI inputs.