When I decided to upgrade my pj, I went to the projector central.com site, read up on the top 10, assessed my need for adequate lens shift, set my budget and decided to buy the 8350.
No regrets at all as of now but still in the first 10 hour stage.
I changed some settings based on the projector central review--auto iris on, color temp to 7500, super white on, eco lamp mode, skin tone to 4, gamma to 2.4--for the Living Room and Cinema modes, which I use the most.
Great picture. Even my wife is impressed on the upgrade in picture quality from our previouos Sanyo Z4, which makes sense going from a 720p to a 10080p pj.
Reading this thread lead me to the other Internet review by projector reviews.com, a site I had not known of despite being on my 3rd projector now.
So here's my question, and I know that every individual 8350 is probably different--why are the recommended settings so different?
Projector central, other than the changes I mentioned above, suggests a slight boost to green gain and bias, about +3 for each in the cinema mode. That's it.
Projector review calibration suggests lowering green gain by -1 but keeping green bias at 0. And they recommend lowering red bias by -5 and blue bias by -1. Other changes to the red gain of -1. This is also for the Cinema mode.
Now I have not changed any of the rgb settings recommended by each of these review sites but probably will, saving them to a Memory, to see the affect.
But the two reviews struck me as having different agendas, although that word isn't quite right. PC heartily recommends the 8350 but PR
, with their latest review of the Pan 100, seems to unequivocally lean in that direction and does not use the 8350 for comparison, rather using a different Epson model.
Since I have always read every PC review, maybe it's me that has the agenda, who knows?
I think that I have gone through this entire thread but cannot recall seeing anyone's calibrated settings, other than the oft made changes based on the projector central review.
Have I missed the calibration settings of our forum members?