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Thank you, Manni. That helps.


So because I have the rs620 (the next version), do I still need the Linker, or does my projector avoid that gamma D issue? (I don't even have a gamma D setting on mine, in fact.)
With the rsx20 Gamma D is not broken and you can select a custom curve in your HDR preset, so you don't need the linker for that, as you don't need to "disable" HDR to avoid fighting with the projector for your custom curve (if you do use one, the gamma D results in the new models is decent, even if not optimal).

However, you will still need to "disable HDR" with the linker if you want to be able to enable the DI with HDR content, as it's still disabled on the new models as soon as HDR is detected. In that case, you'll have to "disable HDR" with the linker, select your HDR preset manually when playing HDR content, and you will be able to enable the DI with HDR, using Gamma D or a custom curve.
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With the rsx20 Gamma D is not broken and you can select a custom curve in your HDR preset, so you don't need the linker for that, as you don't need to "disable" HDR to avoid fighting with the projector for your custom curve (if you do use one, the gamma D results in the new models is decent, even if not optimal).

However, you will still need to "disable HDR" with the linker if you want to be able to enable the DI with HDR content, as it's still disabled on the new models as soon as HDR is detected. In that case, you'll have to "disable HDR" with the linker, select your HDR preset manually when playing HDR content, and you will be able to enable the DI with HDR, using Gamma D or a custom curve.
Thank you much, Manni. Makes sense.


For some reason, I can't get the import/export button to work in autocal. I've downloaded your 4 curves, but I can't get the function to work in the autocal program. (I can get everything else to work, although restoring my INIT file took hours upon hours, and still only finished 55%.)


If I can get it to work, which three should I download since I only have three custom gamma settings on the 620.
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What is your windows version and which driver did you install ?
Windows 10, Version 4.0. This aint my first rodeo
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Thank you much, Manni. Makes sense.


For some reason, I can't get the import/export button to work in autocal. I've downloaded your 4 curves, but I can't get the function to work in the autocal program. (I can get everything else to work, although restoring my INIT file took hours upon hours, and still only finished 55%.)


If I can get it to work, which three should I download since I only have three custom gamma settings on the 620.
This is off topic here. Ask any questions in the JVC Autocal thread, you'll get help there
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Please post link to usermanual for both AVM60 and BENQ (we don't even have exact model here), then we can give you answer.
Anthem AVM60
http://media.datatail.com/docs/manual/314077_en.pdf

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http://www.projectorcentral.com/pdf/...anual_8314.pdf


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Do you have any other cpu with windows you can try to see if you have same issue or not ?

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Dear all,

I just got Integral, Linker and GoBlue last month,

UHD Player: Panny UB900
AV Processor: Anthem AVM60
Display: Benq FullHD projector

May I know which setting in Linker/Integral will get the biggest benefit from my Penny?
Is it possible to set the UB900 output 4K HDR Bt2020 to Linker and output 1080P SDR BT709?

Or all I can get is 4K resolution and SDR BT709 from Panny?

Thank you very much.
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Ok checked and AVR is 18Gbps HDMI2.0a and PJ is 1080p 150MHz max.

I'm not sure you need both Integral and Linker in your setup, you could get it working with Linker alone, anyway, here is how i would set this up:

Option A, split chain using Integral

UB900 to Integral top input, one integral output to AVM60, one integral output to Linker > Ben Q.

Integral settings: HDCP slide on 1.4, using automix or custom EDID of your choice.
Linker settings: Scale slide on DOWSNCALE, EDID slide on custom, Hold RST and press INP 6 times to configure for 1080p display.

> i recommend to target 4K24 4:4:4 12b from the UB900 source and then downscale it to 1080p24 4:4:4 12b or 1080p24 4:2:2 12b using Linker, see if any of these are supported by the PJ.



Option B, single chain with just Linker

UB900 to LINKER > AVM > BenQ or UB900 > AVM > LINKER > BenQ
Linker settings: Scale slide on DOWSNCALE, EDID slide on custom, Hold RST and press INP 6 times to configure for 1080p display.
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Dear all,

I just got Integral, Linker and GoBlue last month,

UHD Player: Panny UB900
AV Processor: Anthem AVM60
Display: Benq FullHD projector

May I know which setting in Linker/Integral will get the biggest benefit from my Penny?
Is it possible to set the UB900 output 4K HDR Bt2020 to Linker and output 1080P SDR BT709?

Or all I can get is 4K resolution and SDR BT709 from Panny?

Thank you very much.
Your UB900 should do it all with no help, for UHD disc it will take 4k bt 2020 hdr upscale to 4:4:4:12bit, perform best in class HDR-SDR conversion then output 1080p bt 709 4:4:4 12bit.

No Hdfury needed
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Do you have any other cpu with windows you can try to see if you have same issue or not ?





Ok checked and AVR is 18Gbps HDMI2.0a and PJ is 1080p 150MHz max.

I'm not sure you need both Integral and Linker in your setup, you could get it working with Linker alone, anyway, here is how i would set this up:

Option A, split chain using Integral

UB900 to Integral top input, one integral output to AVM60, one integral output to Linker > Ben Q.

Integral settings: HDCP slide on 1.4, using automix or custom EDID of your choice.
Linker settings: Scale slide on DOWSNCALE, EDID slide on custom, Hold RST and press INP 6 times to configure for 1080p display.

> i recommend to target 4K24 4:4:4 12b from the UB900 source and then downscale it to 1080p24 4:4:4 12b or 1080p24 4:2:2 12b using Linker, see if any of these are supported by the PJ.



Option B, single chain with just Linker

UB900 to LINKER > AVM > BenQ or UB900 > AVM > LINKER > BenQ
Linker settings: Scale slide on DOWSNCALE, EDID slide on custom, Hold RST and press INP 6 times to configure for 1080p display.
Thank you for your advice, could Linker convert BT2020 to Rec709 and HDR to SDR?

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Your UB900 should do it all with no help, for UHD disc it will take 4k bt 2020 hdr upscale to 4:4:4:12bit, perform best in class HDR-SDR conversion then output 1080p bt 709 4:4:4 12bit.

No Hdfury needed
Dear brendabryg,

Thank you for your advice, I just wonder any possible to let Panny output 4K BT2020 SDR and let Linker download scale to 1080P REC709 SDR.

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Dear brendabryg,

Thank you for your advice, I just wonder any possible to let Panny output 4K BT2020 SDR and let Linker download scale to 1080P REC709 SDR.
You can buy a linker for that, but it's not necessary as pointed by brendabryq.

Any UD Bluray player should downscale the output to SDR 1080p rec709 when connected to a non UHD/non HDR display. That's in the specs when HDCP 2.2 isn't detected.

If that doesn't work, then get a linker and it will definitely work.

You only need the linker if you want to keep some of the attributes, for example, BT2020 or HDR with a display that would otherwise get SDR rec-709.
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Do you have any other cpu with windows you can try to see if you have same issue or not ?
I reflashed to v0.23 using my laptop, which is interesting as i've not had any other USB issues with my main computer.

I'll keep an eye on the linker in 4:2:2 and see if the issues persists, if it does i'll reflash using the newer version you linked to.

Thanks for your help.
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Dear brendabryg,

Thank you for your advice, I just wonder any possible to let Panny output 4K BT2020 SDR and let Linker download scale to 1080P REC709 SDR.
I would say that no Linker won't change color space from bt 2020 to rec 709; you'd get 1080p bt 2020 SDR
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I would say that no Linker won't change color space from bt 2020 to rec 709; you'd get 1080p bt 2020 SDR
Except he doesn't need the linker. He will get SDR rec-709 anyway if he connects a 1080p display. He only needs the linker if he wants to retain some attributes such as HDR or BT2020, but he doesn't seem to want to.

If he connects the UB900 to an HDCP 1.3 or 1.4 1080p display, he will get automatically SDR Rec-709 (bluray quality) when playing a UHD Bluray. There is no reason to add a linker to get that result, as you said initially.

He could just try, that's the simplest way to see what he gets. Then if needed he can alsways get the linker.
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HDfury, is it possible to use the method described at this link (pg.5) to convert bt 2020 to rec 709 within the linker experimental 3x3 matrix??

they appear to have provided 3x3 matrix coefficients for bt2020<>rec709, but looks like they have an extra step to modify gamma values.

http://www.insync.tv/documents/Repor...%20mapping.pdf
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Except he doesn't need the linker. I will get SDR rec-709 anyway if he connects a 1080p display. He only needs the linker if he wants to retain some attributes such as HDR or BT2020, but he doesn't seem to want to.

If he connects the UB900 to an HDCP 1.3 or 1.4 1080p display, he will get automatically SDR Rec-709 (bluray quality) when playing a UHD Bluray. There is no reason to add a linker to get that result, as you said initially.

He could just try, that's the simplest way to see what he gets. Then if needed he can alsways get the linker.
Thanks a lot Manni and brendabryg

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Just building my HT now and started purchasing equipment. I'm getting a little overwhelmed with all the new concepts and ideas. Could someone point me to a thread (or provide a simple answer) explaining why I might need the linker?

I've purchased a JVC RS500. I've been told to get a linker to do all sorts of things, but I'm not exactly certain what those things are (or why I might need it). Best I can tell from reading between the lines in old posts is that it helps automate certain functions. If anyone could shed some light on why I might need a linker and what it could do for me with my RS500, I'd be very appreciative.
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@HDfury

I am still having audio issues with the Linker. I am using the latest FW for the Linker as well as Oppo 203, Denon x4200 AVR.

I power on my projector first (RS600), then AVR, then Oppo.

Since upgrading to latest FW on the Linker, video seems to sync without issue. However, I am not getting sound.

This error occurred while attempting to watch Fifth Element UHD.

Linker settings: HDCP 2.2, SINK, Disable HDR, Forced Top Port

Linker is between Oppo and AVR. AVR -> RS600 is Celerity cable. All other cables are premium certified.

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Your UB900 should do it all with no help, for UHD disc it will take 4k bt 2020 hdr upscale to 4:4:4:12bit, perform best in class HDR-SDR conversion then output 1080p bt 709 4:4:4 12bit.

No Hdfury needed
Yes it's correct thinking except we are not sure its PJ will support FHD 4:4:4 deepcolor, as i mentioned in my reply, he might need to lower chroma to get into his PJ bandwidth.

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Dear brendabryg,

Thank you for your advice, I just wonder any possible to let Panny output 4K BT2020 SDR and let Linker download scale to 1080P REC709 SDR.
AFAIK, the only device capable of doing 4K HDR BT2020 up to 600MHz > 1080p SDR 709 and/or 4K SDR BT2020 up to 600MHz > 1080p SDR 709 is Lumagen Radiance Pro.

It's same FPGA at 600MHz discussion we already have on previous seized thread. If you want such solution for 600MHz at affordable price you have to be very patient !
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HDfury, is it possible to use the method described at this link (pg.5) to convert bt 2020 to rec 709 within the linker experimental 3x3 matrix??

they appear to have provided 3x3 matrix coefficients for bt2020<>rec709, but looks like they have an extra step to modify gamma values.

http://www.insync.tv/documents/Repor...%20mapping.pdf
Please refer to my previous answer. get Lumagen radiance pro or be VERY patient. (i'm not even sure radiance pro does all what i always forward to it ! what i mean by that is... it's a FPGA job and therefor super expensive today for 600MHz)

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I am still having audio issues with the Linker. I am using the latest FW for the Linker as well as Oppo 203, Denon x4200 AVR.

I power on my projector first (RS600), then AVR, then Oppo.

Since upgrading to latest FW on the Linker, video seems to sync without issue. However, I am not getting sound.

This error occurred while attempting to watch Fifth Element UHD.

Linker settings: HDCP 2.2, SINK, Disable HDR, Forced Top Port

Linker is between Oppo and AVR. AVR -> RS600 is Celerity cable. All other cables are premium certified.
Can you specifically name the firmware or add gui screenshot and confirm if it happens all the time you try Fifth Element because as you know, we need something we can reproduce to fix it.
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Please refer to my previous answer. get Lumagen radiance pro or be VERY patient. (i'm not even sure radiance pro does all what i always forward to it ! what i mean by that is... it's a FPGA job and therefor super expensive today for 600MHz)



Can you specifically name the firmware or add gui screenshot and confirm if it happens all the time you try Fifth Element because as you know, we need something we can reproduce to fix it.
FW .23 I believe? It is the FW at the top of the list on your website.



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Dear brendabryg,

Thank you for your advice, I just wonder any possible to let Panny output 4K BT2020 SDR and let Linker download scale to 1080P REC709 SDR.
I'm using linker with REC2020 4K HDR EDID but Sony BDP-X800 player set to 1080p output. This gives me 1080p HDR REC2020 out (I prefer the Sony downscaling, plus I don't think the 444 out of the Linker in scaling mode is great for re-processing in the Lumagen). I then use a Lumagen scaler to do the HDR2020 -> SDR 709 (+, as my display does a bit more than 709). The Lumagen with Lightspace software allows fine control of the HDR EOTF to suit my own display.

It is a nice solution. The 2143 Lumagen cost me around £1000, and seeing as my display devices are all 1080p it makes sense to do the colour correction at 1080p. The only downside of using the older Lumagen is that the display pipeline bit depth is not very high, but I still get a very enjoyable image from HDR discs.
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Ok and what about occurrence ? do you have a way to reproduce it ?
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Ok and what about occurrence ? do you have a way to reproduce it ?
Basically every time I cold-start my system. I was HDMI handshake issues with the .21 FW on Linker and 6/6/2017 FW on the Oppo. With that combination I was unable to get HDMI sync on the first attempt of starting up my equipment.

Startup procedure is the following: RS600 -> x4200 -> Oppo -> HTPC

If I leave the AVR input on Oppo, I get the Oppo menu (4k60) no problems. When I start an UHD movie, I get nothing ... no sound ... no video. Sometimes I'll get to see the custom 'disc loading' screen, but afterward I just get a black screen. Interestingly enough, my projector will detect a 4k signal, but the screen remains black and audio is non existant. The fix was to reseat all the HDMI inputs between the Oppo and AVR... so reseat connection on Oppo, both connections on Linker (in/out), and reseat connect on AVR. That fixes the issue.

So all of the above happened with FW .21 and Oppo FW 6/6/17 (the FW before that latest available).

I thought that my issues were related to not having the latest FW. So I updated the FW to .23 and the latest 6/26/17 Oppo FW.

With the new FWs, I power up the components in the same order and, again, the Oppo menu is displayed and my RS600 reports a 4k60 signal (which is no problem with my Celerity cable). ALSO, the Oppo is set to Auto everything in settings.

Sync times are a little longer than I'm used to, but I was encouraged when I could get the video to show up every time. But no audio. My old tricks of flipping over to the HTPC AVR input and back to the Oppo didn't work.

In fact, this all happened when I had a friend drop in and tried to demo the system. No audio on the Oppo, but when I flip to HTPC everything works perfectly.

Before I flipped back to the Oppo input on the AVR, I restarted the Oppo (again, that would have fixed the no-audio issue in the past), but alas -- my embarrassing demo continued as I could not get audio when trying to play Fifth Element UHD. I did not try other movies or go any further with troubleshooting because, as I said, I had company.

I never got audio to work with the latest FW combos because I had guests to entertain. I'm guessing if I reseat all the connection (again) audio might work. However, I'm exhausted from troubleshooting this component and just want it to work at this point.

SO what have you got in terms of a fix because I'm going on 6 months with this product and it STILL does not work as advertised -- bug free. I have the same hardware equipment as @claw and @krichter1 , I just want this product to work as described or give me an exchange or a return. But I really don't want to put more hours on my projector lamp for this.

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Basically every time I cold-start my system. I was HDMI handshake issues with the .21 FW on Linker and 6/6/2017 FW on the Oppo. With that combination I was unable to get HDMI sync on the first attempt of starting up my equipment.

Startup procedure is the following: RS600 -> x4200 -> Oppo -> HTPC

If I leave the AVR input on Oppo, I get the Oppo menu (4k60) no problems. When I start an UHD movie, I get nothing ... no sound ... no video. Sometimes I'll get to see the custom 'disc loading' screen, but afterward I just get a black screen. Interestingly enough, my projector will detect a 4k signal, but the screen remains black and audio is non existant. The fix was to reseat all the HDMI inputs between the Oppo and AVR... so reseat connection on Oppo, both connections on Linker (in/out), and reseat connect on AVR. That fixes the issue.

So all of the above happened with FW .21 and Oppo FW 6/6/17 (the FW before that latest available).

I thought that my issues were related to not having the latest FW. So I updated the FW to .23 and the latest 6/26/17 Oppo FW.

With the new FWs, I power up the components in the same order and, again, the Oppo menu is displayed and my RS600 reports a 4k60 signal (which is no problem with my Celerity cable). ALSO, the Oppo is set to Auto everything in settings.

Sync times are a little longer than I'm used to, but I was encouraged when I could get the video to show up every time. But no audio. My old tricks of flipping over to the HTPC AVR input and back to the Oppo didn't work.

In fact, this all happened when I had a friend drop in and tried to demo the system. No audio on the Oppo, but when I flip to HTPC everything works perfectly.

Before I flipped back to the Oppo input on the AVR, I restarted the Oppo (again, that would have fixed the no-audio issue in the past), but alas -- my embarrassing demo continued as I could not get audio when trying to play Fifth Element UHD. I did not try other movies or go any further with troubleshooting because, as I said, I had company.

I never got audio to work with the latest FW combos because I had guests to entertain. I'm guessing if I reseat all the connection (again) audio might work. However, I'm exhausted from troubleshooting this component and just want it to work at this point.

SO what have you got in terms of a fix because I'm going on 6 months with this product and it STILL does not work as advertised -- bug free. I have the same hardware equipment as @claw and @krichter1 , I just want this product to work as described or give me an exchange or a return. But I really don't want to put more hours on my projector lamp for this.
If you could try that version and confirm if you have same behavior or not, it would help: http://www.filedropper.com/4klinkerfw24-3gui21_1
If you don't want to try other firmware, then the only option is to return it or wait Vertex.

As you know, we need to be able to reproduce an issue to fix it (we always fix what we can reproduce) and we need GUI screenshot and test report to progress.
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If you could try that version and confirm if you have same behavior or not, it would help: http://www.filedropper.com/4klinkerfw24-3gui21_1
If you don't want to try other firmware, then the only option is to return it or wait Vertex.

As you know, we need to be able to reproduce an issue to fix it (we always fix what we can reproduce) and we need GUI screenshot and test report to progress.
We were planning to watch a movie today anyway, so I will update the FW before starting up the system and see if it fixes things.

Thank you.

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We were planning to watch a movie today anyway, so I will update the FW before starting up the system and see if it fixes things.

Thank you.

edit: Screenshots of config window with updated FW.
I think using SINK for EDID in your system can be the reason of the cold start issue, because Linker have to retrieve EDID through celerity which have powered leads right ?
You might want to try Custom instead of SINK, see if behavior is different.
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Many of us wish to downscale from 4K streams to 'older' 1080p projectors.

Can the Linker downscale?

If so, what is the quick preset or EDID GUI configuration for a FW 0.23 Linker running as follows:

1. Amazon Fire TV version 2 (HDCP 2.2)
2. Epson 5030 UB (only 1080p at 10bit; no 4K; no HDCP 2.2)

The Linker quick presets 2 & 3 only work with newer Epson projectors that 'accept' 4K; right?

What's the correct configuration?

Please advise.
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I can't recall which version of the firmware I had loaded, but I had a similar issue with no audio when starting playback of any UHD disc in my Oppo. It could have been v23. My workaround was to power restart my Denon AVR while the disc was playing. When re-sync was completed I had video and audio.

I was about to report the issue but then it never occurred again. I did load a test version that had the adjustable sync value. Perhaps that resolved the issue for me. I will try to reproduce.

And I would agree with HDFury that using a custom EDID with full audio might resolve the issue for you. If the Sink EDID selection sees the JVC EDID rather than the AVR EDID you might not get audio. When I restarted the AVR, my Linker in front of the AVR might reread the AVR EDID which includes full audio.
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Linker or upcoming Vertex

Using the Panny UB 900 or Oppo player, with a JVC 620
With 4K content, I strip the meta data with the linker, which gives a HDR to SDR conversion but keeping the wide color gamut, is that correct?
If I have a 1080p blu ray and I let the player upconvert to 4K, what happens?
Does it output REC709, which would be correct?
If I play a 1080P BluRay at 1080p does that pass thru the linker without any issues?
Do I need to change some setting in the Linker depending on what type of disk I play?

How will the Vertex operate with the same questions as above, as I would probably go for the vertex.
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I can't recall which version of the firmware I had loaded, but I had a similar issue with no audio when starting playback of any UHD disc in my Oppo. It could have been v23. My workaround was to power restart my Denon AVR while the disc was playing. When re-sync was completed I had video and audio.

I was about to report the issue but then it never occurred again. I did load a test version that had the adjustable sync value. Perhaps that resolved the issue for me. I will try to reproduce.

And I would agree with HDFury that using a custom EDID with full audio might resolve the issue for you. If the Sink EDID selection sees the JVC EDID rather than the AVR EDID you might not get audio. When I restarted the AVR, my Linker in front of the AVR might reread the AVR EDID which includes full audio.
With the OPPO do you send 1 HDMI to the AVR and the other to the Linker and then to the PJ?
and I am not sure of this "Sink" setting spoken about
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