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Forum: Display Calibration   06-07-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pchemist
Thanks Dominic! Really appreciate the...

Thanks Dominic! Really appreciate the clarification on native vs. custom for contrast and white point, as well as the rest of your answers.



I enabled DDC on my monitor, and repeated the...
Forum: Display Calibration   06-07-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By pchemist
Noob i1 Display Pro questions for calibrating Dell 2408WFP

I just got an i1 Display Pro to calibrate my external computer monitor (Dell 2408WFPb, Rev A01, wide-gamut* CCFL backlight, S-PVA panel, 8-bit). It's attached to a 2015 MacBook Pro (11,3) running...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-16-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By pchemist
I did some more digging and found this review,...

I did some more digging and found this review, which says the ColorMunki Smile and the i1 Display Pro are not the same hardware at all: ...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By pchemist
Thanks dschlic1! May I ask why you're only...

Thanks dschlic1! May I ask why you're only recommending the i1DisplayPro or the ColorMunki Smile, and not the model priced between, which is the ColorMunki Display?


According to this document,...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-14-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By pchemist
Spyder 5 Express vs. ColorMunki Smile for computer monitor

I have a 24" Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP which was connected to an older MacBook Pro. Even after going through Apple's calibration steps, the monitor looked horrible (washed-out), even though most of...
Forum: Camcorders   11-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By pchemist
Thanks, but that video shows a different tracking...

Thanks, but that video shows a different tracking functionality, which doesn't crop the video. It just allows you to add text or an image and have that follow the motion of the skier. I just posted...
Forum: Camcorders   11-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By pchemist
Is there video editing software that tracks and crops a moving target?

I'd like to be able to get video of my skiing for movement analysis. I've got a Canon RBCHFR400
VIXIA HF R400 Full HD Camcorder, which was nicely priced ($150 refurb) and small enough to carry in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23,352
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Posted By pchemist
OK, talked to Onkyo USA and they told me that...

OK, talked to Onkyo USA and they told me that the optical input will support up to 24 bit/96 kHz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23,352
Views: 2,655,293
Posted By pchemist
I know the 805 will accept and decode 2-channel...

I know the 805 will accept and decode 2-channel 24 bit/196 kHz digital via its HDMI inputs. But what about via its optical inputs? Are these limited to RedBook (16 bits/44 kHz)? I ask because I'd...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32,106
Views: 4,325,148
Posted By pchemist
I have a video processor whose only digital...

I have a video processor whose only digital inputs are DVI (no HDMI); however, unlike most DVI inputs, its are capable of accepting YCbCr. I would like to force my PS3 to output YCbCr to this...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech...

Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17845574)

This is true for all HT PJ's after they have been calibrated...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech...

Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17845574)

This is true for all HT PJ's after they have been calibrated...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by ralphuses...

Quote:Originally Posted by ralphuses http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17843469)

Do you have like a 45ft room or what?


It's for a commercial...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
Thanks, guys. Yeah, that's what I'd suspected --...

Thanks, guys. Yeah, that's what I'd suspected -- particularly since I just found a review on projectorcentral.com indicating the HD20's measured output was only 996 lumens -- a far cry from 1700.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
P.S.: If there's something better than the HD20...

P.S.: If there's something better than the HD20 that is close to $1k (say, $1200), I'd certainly consider that.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,522
Posted By pchemist
I'm looking for a 1080p projector bright enough...

I'm looking for a 1080p projector bright enough for a 200"-250" diag. screen that's $1000 or less. [Would also like 3D capability, but that's secondary.]

The Optoma HD20 is 1080p and $1000, and...
Forum: Screens   06-13-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14075026)

Yes I guess I would stick with a painted wall since you are so close...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14073511)

yes

But you can get a huge improvement by changing your...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By pchemist
In evaluating several different screen materials...

In evaluating several different screen materials [Stewart (Studiotek 130, Grayhawk, Firehawk SST); Carada (Brilliant White, Cinema White, and Gray); and various screens from DaLite, and Draper],...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By pchemist
My setup: I have a JVC RS1 mounted 11' from the...

My setup: I have a JVC RS1 mounted 11' from the projection wall. It's set to throw a 96" diagonal 16:9 image (and is thus close to maximum wide angle on the zoom). I run it on low bulb. It's fairly...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,680
Posted By pchemist
More than double, less than triple.

More than double, less than triple.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-11-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,121
Posted By pchemist
I need to make a 96" 16:9 frame, to which I will...

I need to make a 96" 16:9 frame, to which I will be attaching Stewart Studiokek 130 which, unlike BO cloth, is unsupported vinyl. Thus the usual DIY instructions (involving stapling) probably won't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-08-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8,846
Views: 991,654
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by shamus...

Quote:Originally Posted by shamus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14037793)

It sounds like HDMI is set to enhanched and not normal, but you said...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-08-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,846
Views: 991,654
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by shamus...

Quote:Originally Posted by shamus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14037793)

It sounds like HDMI is set to enhanched and not normal, but you said...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-08-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,478
Posted By pchemist
Tedd and Bill, thanks for the suggestions. Bill,...

Tedd and Bill, thanks for the suggestions. Bill, roughly what percentage of Blu-Ray discs are now recorded with high-res audio (i.e., audio that would be downcoverted if I played it thru an AVM 2?
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