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post #11221 of 11237 Old 05-21-2015, 06:05 PM
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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.

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Hey guys, I'm selling my Runco Whitney vertical compression anamorphic lens for $1000:

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I find myself not using it much lately since I mostly do 16:9 gaming and watch more TV shows than movies like I used to.
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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.

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I changed my bulb yesterday. I had 3700 hours in two years and I could have waited, but I wanted to do it before it popped. I bought it on Amazon for $65 and it came from China on the slow boat. It was authentic, followed the directions, and got it in with no problems. Picture is uniform and looks good. I reset the hours, reset the projector and re-input my settings. If you haven't done this yet...

* Remove the one screw from the side of the projector
* Remove the lid on top of the projector by prying up
* Remove the clear plastic plate over the bulb
* Remove the one screw closest to the lens
* Pull up using the wire handle
* Unscrew the small screws on the side of the lens that holds the silver plate
* Once plate is removed from bulb and housing, remove the four screws holding the bulb in
* Remove the electrical clips
* Remove old bulb
* Install new bulb and put in the four screws to hold the new bulb
* Put the screws back in on the side that holds the plate
* Connect the electrical connections by sliding wire clips over stems
* Slide bulb housing back into projector
* Put the clear plastic plate back on
* Snap on the lid back on
* Screw in the side screw
* Reset your settings
* Reset your bulb hours
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I changed my bulb yesterday. I had 3700 hours in two years and I could have waited, but I wanted to do it before it popped. I bought it on Amazon for $65 and it came from China on the slow boat. It was authentic, followed the directions, and got it in with no problems. Picture is uniform and looks good. I reset the hours, reset the projector and re-input my settings. If you haven't done this yet...

* Remove the one screw from the side of the projector
* Remove the lid on top of the projector by prying up
* Remove the clear plastic plate over the bulb
* Remove the one screw closest to the lens
* Pull up using the wire handle
* Unscrew the small screws on the side of the lens that holds the silver plate
* Once plate is removed from bulb and housing, remove the four screws holding the bulb in
* Remove the electrical clips
* Remove old bulb
* Install new bulb and put in the four screws to hold the new bulb
* Put the screws back in on the side that holds the plate
* Connect the electrical connections by sliding wire clips over stems
* Slide bulb housing back into projector
* Put the clear plastic plate back on
* Snap on the lid back on
* Screw in the side screw
* Reset your settings
* Reset your bulb hours
Could you post or message me a link to where you found a bulb for that cheap?
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This is where I found the bulb. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Hi!

I am using my PC to play video through MPC-HC with MadVR on my Benq W1070 which is great!

I have question regarding correct Benq settings with nvidia cards (I have gtx 970).
Should I select ycbcr444 or rgb full range in my nvidia control panel???

I am asking because in Madvr suggest that You should use full RGB via PC and I found review on hometheaterhifi dot com site that ycbcr should be used because quote:

"I'd also recommend sending all your content in the YCbCr 4:4:4 colorspace. Using 4:2:2, the BenQ used lower quality filtering on chroma detail, and the timing was misaligned by half a pixel. Using RGB produced similar results, but 4:4:4 was handled properly and should be used if possible."

And now I am quite confused.

I would be really grateful for Your help!
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Hi!

I am using my PC to play video through MPC-HC with MadVR on my Benq W1070 which is great!

I have question regarding correct Benq settings with nvidia cards (I have gtx 970).
Should I select ycbcr444 or rgb full range in my nvidia control panel???

I am asking because in Madvr suggest that You should use full RGB via PC and I found review on hometheaterhifi dot com site that ycbcr should be used because quote:

"I'd also recommend sending all your content in the YCbCr 4:4:4 colorspace. Using 4:2:2, the BenQ used lower quality filtering on chroma detail, and the timing was misaligned by half a pixel. Using RGB produced similar results, but 4:4:4 was handled properly and should be used if possible."

And now I am quite confused.

I would be really grateful for Your help!
Well now you confused me too!
I was pretty sure the correct option was RGB then Nvidia Control panel set to 0-255 Full , the projector set to pc levels and madvr also set to 0-255. But I will have to test that now

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