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Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-19-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By mhafner
The Criterion is here and comparing the stills is...

The Criterion is here and comparing the stills is an education as to what damage clueless denoising/degraining does to the texture of the film.
Criterion:...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 72,957
Posted By mhafner
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Samsara-Blu-ray/5125...

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Samsara-Blu-ray/51257/#Screenshots
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By mhafner
Nothing soft about this Blu Ray... :rolleyes:

Nothing soft about this Blu Ray... :rolleyes:
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,387
Posted By mhafner
I had to turn it off as it drove me crazy with...

I had to turn it off as it drove me crazy with some material (credits).
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,387
Posted By mhafner
For 100000:1 the iris is closed. Peak white is...

For 100000:1 the iris is closed. Peak white is about a third of with open iris. With 10 times peak white of before that is 30 times more light needed. And the black level is also 30 times higher than...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 11:28 AM
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Views: 72,957
Posted By mhafner
Both were scanned at 8K. Samsara was finished in...

Both were scanned at 8K. Samsara was finished in 4K, Baraka in 1080p. I don't think the Baraka scans are
still around to make a 4K version.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,387
Posted By mhafner
Dolby wants peak whites that are hundreds of...

Dolby wants peak whites that are hundreds of times brighter than current values. But even if we are happy with 10 times. A JVC can not have 10 times the current peak white and the blacks we are used...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,387
Posted By mhafner
But not at peak whites well beyond 16 fL. On the...

But not at peak whites well beyond 16 fL. On the contrary.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 72,957
Posted By mhafner
Baraka does not exist in 4K. Samsara does.

Baraka does not exist in 4K. Samsara does.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-04-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,226
Posted By mhafner
Outdated. Several points are no longer valid.

Outdated. Several points are no longer valid.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-12-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,317
Posted By mhafner
35mm has real word detail that ends in the 3K -...

35mm has real word detail that ends in the 3K - 4K range. Above that it's grain detail that is not relevant for actual content.
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   12-07-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By mhafner
No purchase of stone age transfers for me (season...

No purchase of stone age transfers for me (season 1-3).
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-07-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,317
Posted By mhafner
I have the HD-DVD and no intention to buy the BD...

I have the HD-DVD and no intention to buy the BD which is grain filtered and lacks a proper film texture. Typical Universal catalogue title. Outdated transfer and filtering on top.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-04-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,081
Posted By mhafner
Don't have "Summer Hours". The rest I...

Don't have "Summer Hours". The rest I checked.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-03-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,081
Posted By mhafner
I checked all disc of the ones Criterion replaces...

I checked all disc of the ones Criterion replaces and found one corrupted: Walkabout.
The rest played through without problems and looked also fine from the outside.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-27-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By mhafner
I doubt this version will be released on BD as...

I doubt this version will be released on BD as it's not the one Payne approves of.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-12-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By mhafner
Nice Sony transfer but blah bit rate (16 Mbit/s...

Nice Sony transfer but blah bit rate (16 Mbit/s average says blu-ray.com). Although capsaholic says it's 20.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-22-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,344
Posted By mhafner
Oh yes, a travesty indeed.

Oh yes, a travesty indeed.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-22-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,344
Posted By mhafner
see ...

see
http://www.amazon.com/Gladiator-Blu-ray-Russell-Crowe/dp/B00AEFY552
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-21-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 33,678
Posted By mhafner
I have no major loss of contrast when watching...

I have no major loss of contrast when watching 3D. Brightness is a lot reduced (for whites and blacks, same contrast).
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 104,071
Posted By mhafner
My DI is broken it seems. It makes noises and is...

My DI is broken it seems. It makes noises and is very slow. One can see it work easily in a scene by the changing image brightness. It was not like that in the beginning. Mechanical failure? Has...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-20-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,344
Posted By mhafner
Children of Paradise (DNR abuse) BFI Pasolini...

Children of Paradise (DNR abuse)
BFI Pasolini films (DNR abuse) (Criterion are fine)
Patton (the original, not the reissue)
Longest Day (DNR)
Gladiator (the original, not the reissue)
Gangs of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-20-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 27,149
Posted By mhafner
Does the projector have a colour mode like the...

Does the projector have a colour mode like the JVCs that offers very saturated primaries but leaves the skin tones unchanged?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,344
Posted By mhafner
New Terminator is absolutely fine.

New Terminator is absolutely fine.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,344
Posted By mhafner
Cool Hand Luke and Heat are fine. Colour of Money...

Cool Hand Luke and Heat are fine. Colour of Money is rubbish.
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