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Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-18-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Awesome! I thought we were stuck with needing...

Awesome! I thought we were stuck with needing the 720p capability to have 3D. This is jaw-dropping.

Do you see the scanlines easier on 3D? On my buddy's new 1080p OLED, the way they do the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-17-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Or you can send the convergence board to me and I...

Or you can send the convergence board to me and I will update with the newest genuine Sanyo ICs and test it thoroughly. Then send it back. On the x10s and half the model year of the x20s the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-17-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
The HDMI issue is a non-issue. HD Fury has taken...

The HDMI issue is a non-issue. HD Fury has taken care of that, and now has evolved into the "3D HD Fury" IV, for those of you having 1080p tech.

1080p is something that has been able to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-13-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I have been doing this repair for more than 10...

I have been doing this repair for more than 10 years, the number of sets I have saved with this process has to be approaching 100 by now if not more than that, and my lifetime warranty applies to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-09-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Thanks, Joe. Always refreshing to see you here. ...

Thanks, Joe. Always refreshing to see you here.

:cool:

If the settings are changed in the service menu - and yes you can do more harm that good with your first keystroke of the remote in there...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-09-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Sorry, forgot to answer your main query, which is...

Sorry, forgot to answer your main query, which is about convergence repair on the left side of your screen.

If the cursor will not obey your commands in any section of the screen, if the area it...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-08-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I would recommend you call the ISF office and...

I would recommend you call the ISF office and talk with Joel Silver or Bob Fucci directly about this. They may want to know who this is and extend to him a little extra from-the-shoulder training in...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-03-2014, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
NEVER REMOVE THE SLANTED SECTION AT THE TOP HALF...

NEVER REMOVE THE SLANTED SECTION AT THE TOP HALF OF THE BACK OF YOUR SET. The mirror and lenses are designed to be gotten to ONLY FROM THE FRONT. There are warnings and odd coded screw heads back...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-01-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Many players have a Brighter/Darker election,...

Many players have a Brighter/Darker election, which allows for matching up that player to your other sources, for similar light levels. If your PS3 has one, set it to Brighter.

If your optics...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-27-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
True enough. ;) b

True enough.

;)

b
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-27-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
That said, yes that's what this thread is all...

That said, yes that's what this thread is all about - CRT and how delicious it is, how buying new is not always the best answer. Fixed pixel has to work awfully hard to match what a fully dialed in...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-26-2014, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
:eek: Pearls to swine... :rolleyes: ...

:eek:

Pearls to swine...

:rolleyes:

b
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-25-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
And that all white pattern can be either on DVD...

And that all white pattern can be either on DVD or bluray. Or a paused all white scene on a DVR.

b
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-25-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Oh. Sorry about that. I didn't read it right. ...

Oh. Sorry about that. I didn't read it right.

However the frequency of the time between occurrences of the shutdowns usually does get shorter over time, even if the time from turn on to shutdown...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-25-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
TV tuners seem to be some of the most prone to...

TV tuners seem to be some of the most prone to breakdown of any circuits out there. All other circuits in a set can be fine while this one will be hinky, but it will be the only weak link. They are...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-24-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Do you play with scorpions too? Do you measure...

Do you play with scorpions too? Do you measure the times they take between stings? You seem very cavalier about continuing to use a set that is obviously hurting and has been rather blatant about...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-23-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Thanks Joe. But I would correct one thing - it...

Thanks Joe. But I would correct one thing - it does not fix the problem 99% of the time. It fixes it 100% of the time as long as the board still turns the set on properly from dead cold and the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-23-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
If every PS board I resoldered in the past 10...

If every PS board I resoldered in the past 10 years had had to be troubleshot and repaired first, there's no way I could have done all the dozens, perhaps a hundred by now, boards and kept that same...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-23-2014, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
When it's the x20 series, we have to know whether...

When it's the x20 series, we have to know whether your power supply board is vertically or floor mounted. The floor mounted ones from later in the model year use a completely different PS board and...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-22-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
The 730 series has its own grayscale registers in...

The 730 series has its own grayscale registers in the User menu and the grayscale can be supertweaked by the owner without even going into the service menu.

The geometry in the service menu of any...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-20-2014, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Couldn't have said it better myself. I'll be...

Couldn't have said it better myself. I'll be there when you're ready -

:cool:

b
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-18-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Can't wait, BB! I actually have one in my...

Can't wait, BB!

I actually have one in my garage awaiting work. Figured it probably would need a board or something, but now your excitement about it might get me to actually turn it on!

Love...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-18-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
So sorry to lose you from the fold.:( You've been...

So sorry to lose you from the fold.:( You've been around for a long time!

But that Sony is the best! If you have not had it calibrated on both image structure and color/grayscale, there are...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-16-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I just did a correction to my post above stating...

I just did a correction to my post above stating that that 7" shift was there from day one, out of the box. It had been in that condition all its life, and nobody had known that the picture could...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-16-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
What you describe sure sounds like convergence...

What you describe sure sounds like convergence stuff to me.

Your convergence paradigm could be set badly such that adjoining sections are working against each other at all times, allowing the pic...
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