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post #2071 of 2094 Old 04-12-2015, 08:04 AM
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Exactly my thoughts. IF! Also, a bit of patience, waiting for the 3-laser projector from Sim2 to be 4K!!@@
If Sim2 releases a 4k PJ OR a laser PJ, I predict either would cost $60-$70+, maybe $90+. Certaintly more than a Super Lumis unless it's picture is substantially worse. Prepared for that?
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If Sim2 releases a 4k PJ OR a laser PJ, I predict either would cost $60-$70+, maybe $90+. Certaintly more than a Super Lumis unless it's picture is substantially worse. Prepared for that?
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I think it will be 2K. But you shouldn´t worry about that unless you are sitting closer than 5-6 feet from the screen!

The main limitation as I see it is the quality of the source material. The current Lumis PJs are razor sharp when they are fed with the best 2K material.

After 2 glasses of wine, I'll bet most of my guests can't tell if we are watching my Lumis Host or my VW600 while watching the Blu Ray " Skyfall ", from 11'6" on my 128" diagonal StudioTek 130. Some may like the motion better on the Lumis even.

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Well after a trip to Florida for repairs my Lumis is back and brighter than ever. With 431 hours on a 120" wide Enlightor 4K 2.37 screen (.8 gain) I measured the following in 16x9:

Low power (240) 718 lumens / 18.2 ftL
High power (280) 949 lumens / 24.0 ftL

The Masters looked great last weekend. The motion handling of the Lumis is amazing.
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So you got it back up in time, good. Was down to the wire.
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I agree with you Armand07 as I also have the Sim2 SuperLumis. The picture it produces is phenomenal and its 3D rendering can't be beat. This unit was the perfect answer for me since I went with a 12ft screen and love 3D as well as 2D and needed the brightness.
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I just realized that I got my Lumis Host on 4/20/2009 - 6 + years ago ! Still works just fine. Probably one of the best home theater purchases I've made !
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Well after a trip to Florida for repairs my Lumis is back and brighter than ever. With 431 hours on a 120" wide Enlightor 4K 2.37 screen (.8 gain) I measured the following in 16x9:

Low power (240) 718 lumens / 18.2 ftL
High power (280) 949 lumens / 24.0 ftL

The Masters looked great last weekend. The motion handling of the Lumis is amazing.
I have a Lumis Host on a 12 foot Wide Stewart micro perf Cinecurve 2:35 Screen and I was getting the following readings on Lumens:
Upto 700 hours 19 ftl in 2:35 and 26 ftl in 16:9
At 740 I took another reading and since it was dropped to 18 ftl in 2:35 I raised the power to 240 and started getting a reading of 20ftl in 2:35..

It seems that the bulb (I am using aftermarket OSRAM bulbs on this baby - $119 a piece :-) ) does great until 700 hours and then starts dying fast - I plan to keep measuring the lumens to observe the path...

But at 119 bucks a bulb - I will always watch at 20 ftl...
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I have a Lumis Host on a 12 foot Wide Stewart micro perf Cinecurve 2:35 Screen and I was getting the following readings on Lumens:
Upto 700 hours 19 ftl in 2:35 and 26 ftl in 16:9
At 740 I took another reading and since it was dropped to 18 ftl in 2:35 I raised the power to 240 and started getting a reading of 20ftl in 2:35..

It seems that the bulb (I am using aftermarket OSRAM bulbs on this baby - $119 a piece :-) ) does great until 700 hours and then starts dying fast - I plan to keep measuring the lumens to observe the path...

But at 119 bucks a bulb - I will always watch at 20 ftl...
Ash, good to hear from you again. What are you using to measure? Scott
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Scott,
Happy to hear from you also and I will be at CEDIA Dallas this year - lets meet if you are going.
I am using the New Sekonic L-758Cine Digital Master Light Meter Professional Cinematographer.
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That is good to know Ash. I'll follow your measurements as I use the same bulb. Thanks!
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Happy to hear from you also and I will be at CEDIA Dallas this year - lets meet if you are going.
I am using the New Sekonic L-758Cine Digital Master Light Meter Professional Cinematographer.
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Maybe, haven't decided yet. I coach a high school robotics team in the fall. We advanced to the championship and won last year. Second the year before that. So it's a pretty involved thing. They pushed CEDIA a little and I htink it's going to fall right in the middle of our hot and heavy robot build window. The kids really count on me so not sure if I'll be able to break away or not.

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I have a Lumis Host on a 12 foot Wide Stewart micro perf Cinecurve 2:35 Screen and I was getting the following readings on Lumens:
Upto 700 hours 19 ftl in 2:35 and 26 ftl in 16:9
At 740 I took another reading and since it was dropped to 18 ftl in 2:35 I raised the power to 240 and started getting a reading of 20ftl in 2:35..

It seems that the bulb (I am using aftermarket OSRAM bulbs on this baby - $119 a piece :-) ) does great until 700 hours and then starts dying fast - I plan to keep measuring the lumens to observe the path...

But at 119 bucks a bulb - I will always watch at 20 ftl...
Hi Ash,

could you send me a link of the exact lamp you buy? (Maybe PM) Would also like to test it!
Thank you very much
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That is good to know Ash. I'll follow your measurements as I use the same bulb. Thanks!
Jeff,
I am pretty impressed with the OSRAM bulb - it held Lumens for a long time before it started declining. I will post the progress/demise as I measure it.
BTW - we now have decides on a 13.4.8 ATMOS setup with NO change to aesthetics - trying to squeeze in some more speakers and if successful we will be at 14.4.10.
I cant wait for this to get done...
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Keep up the good work - I would rather be at the robotics competition helping the kids myself...
The Sekonic device is idiot proof ..
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could you send me a link of the exact lamp you buy? (Maybe PM) Would also like to test it!
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You have PM.
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Have you tried adjusting the convergence in the service menu? Have a picture of the left side? Mine is pretty uniform across.
how do you go to the service menu for convergence? Thanks in advance
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RE: Method to enter Service Menu?

I can't recall the method to get into the service menu (and code). I'm sure someone here can post.

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To get into the service menu -
Press the " dot" button to the upper left of the cursor ( on the remote )
Press the" i " button to the bottom right of the cursor
Enter 66260
Press the " +" button

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And while we are at it -



IRIS PUMPING FIX


" My own DI became slightly visible a while back, and a hard rest took care of it.

I only mention this as I was given the following advice, if a straight deselect / reselect of the DB fails to clear the issue.

Assuming the DI is selected and the unit is powered up.... De-select DI and power down the entire unit, including the Host. Disconnect from mains.

Reconnect and power up. Select DB to on. Power down as before, including mains disconnection.

Reconnect and power up. Done. " - thanks to Coldmachine for this.



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Hi Ash

Nice to see some activity on this thread. I'm interested in the Osram info too if you could forward as well!

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This may be the longest running thread, with the happiest owners of a projector I can remember around here ;-)
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+1. There are few items on the video side of home theater that you could buy that you could call an 'investment', but this piece was so far ahead of its time in terms of brightness, pq and fair price that I think of it as such.

I guess my Isco III / Cineslide also qualify as well. And make for a dynamite pairing.

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