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post #2071 of 2080 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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