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post #9661 of 9671 Old 09-14-2017, 06:43 AM
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What happened? Might just be the power supply.

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What happened? Might just be the power supply.
Power supply is 5.25V. Died over two days. Picture started flashing to black then no picture at all. Only see Red and Green LEDs. Tried disconnecting 5000 from power for several minutes to reset. Replaced 5000 with Female to Female connector between In and Out cables and get perfect picture. Same results when input to monitor with HDMI input.
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I think Darbee Vision is probably done.

With UHD, HDR, WCG, Rec.2020, etc., what improvement can Darbee can bring to the table? And how can they even keep up and be compatible with all these new technologies? If they do choose to play, which I doubt, it will take them a long time to catch up.
Darbee is a sharpening 'effect'. It doesn't actually sharpen the image, it just appears that way through the pixel contrast trick they use.

This works on just about all images, from the well mastered to-disc stuff, to the crappy mastered to-disc stuff.

Even with Ultra blu ray, there will still be discs that were not shot and mastered as 'sharp' as many others. Playing that less sharp disc on your 4k UHD, HDR, etc display will not make it sharper. Those mentioned techs do not make less sharp sources appear sharper, while a Darbee does. And many of those Ultra blu rays will just be the same mastered source as the reg blu ray disc.

Also, Darbee doesn't just make things appear sharper, in many cases it makes the image a little more contrasty.

Those are my thoughts and they might not be totally (if at all) accurate.

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Most of us here are long-time Darblet users, so no need to explain to us how it works. We really won't know the level of noticeable improvement that can be obtained with native UHD content until (and if) a 4K Darblet is released.
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Most of us here are long-time Darblet users, so no need to explain to us how it works. We really won't know the level of noticeable improvement that can be obtained with native UHD content until (and if) a 4K Darblet is released.
any difference between the old darbee and the new-ish 5000s ?
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any difference between the old darbee and the new-ish 5000s ?
In terms of how it works, none that I can see. . . but the build quality seems to be a bit more robust.
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any difference between the old darbee and the new-ish 5000s ?
Functionally the same.
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Functionally the same.
oh ok , I was under the impression that the processing had improved
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oh ok , I was under the impression that the processing had improved
Nope, just lipstick on the pig...
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Nope, just lipstick on the pig...
thanks for the info ! one review had said that full pop was usable on the newer version whereas the old 1.0 Darbee was too processed looking , honestly i keep my old Darbee at about 43% on hi deff mode , I guess I'm just wishing for a 4k Darbee and after reading through this thread that looks unlikely.
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