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.........Was visiting a friend who owns the W-1070 and noticed he is having a problem with Blu-ray 3D playback, via a PS3. He confirmed that he used to be able to watch 3D Blu-rays, but for some reason 3D is now turned off and cannot be reactivated in the 3D menu. The only access he has in the 3D menu is SBS and Over/Under (everything else is greyed out). There is no option to select "auto" so that it automatically detects 3D movies. Is there something he can do to rectify this oddity? I checked his firmware (1.04) but since he was previously able to watch 3D with that version, I can't see how that could be the problem.

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The ps3 is what makes the projector go into frame packing 3d mode (which is what blu-rays do). So I would start looking for a setting in the ps3. The w1070 detects this mode automatically even though there is no setting for it.
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The ps3 is what makes the projector go into frame packing 3d mode (which is what blu-rays do). So I would start looking for a setting in the ps3. The w1070 detects this mode automatically even though there is no setting for it.
Thanks, Flint, I will play around with the PS3 settings next time I visit.
I will also take along my spare (Panasonic) 3D Blu ray player to test this theory.

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.........Was visiting a friend who owns the W-1070 and noticed he is having a problem with Blu-ray 3D playback, via a PS3. He confirmed that he used to be able to watch 3D Blu-rays, but for some reason 3D is now turned off and cannot be reactivated in the 3D menu. The only access he has in the 3D menu is SBS and Over/Under (everything else is greyed out). There is no option to select "auto" so that it automatically detects 3D movies. Is there something he can do to rectify this oddity? I checked his firmware (1.04) but since he was previously able to watch 3D with that version, I can't see how that could be the problem.

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Try resetting the PS3 per these instructions https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answer...ion-3-console.
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Try resetting the PS3 per these instructions https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answer...ion-3-console.

Thanks, sonyad, will definitely give it a go.

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Just wanted to say "thanks" guys, resetting the PS3 worked!!!!!

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Does anyone know if there's an index post for this thread anywhere? I'd like to find discussions or some widely-accepted picture adjustment settings. Before people snap at me:

1) I understand that I should probably read the entire thread, and I'll try to work my way through it, but there are currently 375 pages.
2) I know that viewing conditions affect projector settings a lot, and that in the long run I should do my best to calibrate for my particular conditions. I plan to do that (with Disney WOW or other), but I thought I'd see if there's a typical jumping-off point where I could improve things in the near-term before I get to calibrating on a more fine-grained level.

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Does anyone know if there's an index post for this thread anywhere? I'd like to find discussions or some widely-accepted picture adjustment settings. Before people snap at me:

1) I understand that I should probably read the entire thread, and I'll try to work my way through it, but there are currently 375 pages.
2) I know that viewing conditions affect projector settings a lot, and that in the long run I should do my best to calibrate for my particular conditions. I plan to do that (with Disney WOW or other), but I thought I'd see if there's a typical jumping-off point where I could improve things in the near-term before I get to calibrating on a more fine-grained level.

Thanks!
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Does anyone know if there's an index post for this thread anywhere? I'd like to find discussions or some widely-accepted picture adjustment settings. Before people snap at me:

1) I understand that I should probably read the entire thread, and I'll try to work my way through it, but there are currently 375 pages.
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At 11225 posts for an $800 projector, you are excused for not wanting to read everything...although the shear repetition and the vehement passion some express can be entertaining.
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Does anyone know if there's an index post for this thread anywhere? I'd like to find discussions or some widely-accepted picture adjustment settings. Before people snap at me:

1) I understand that I should probably read the entire thread, and I'll try to work my way through it, but there are currently 375 pages.
2) I know that viewing conditions affect projector settings a lot, and that in the long run I should do my best to calibrate for my particular conditions. I plan to do that (with Disney WOW or other), but I thought I'd see if there's a typical jumping-off point where I could improve things in the near-term before I get to calibrating on a more fine-grained level.

Thanks!
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