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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 10:34 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
So now you have the 260HC listed for sale what...

So now you have the 260HC listed for sale what JVC model have you finally decided to go with?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
What Gamma do you guys use on your VW1100? ...

What Gamma do you guys use on your VW1100?


Who is using 2.2 and who is using 2.4, and for what reasons do you prefer one over the other?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Ok well now I understand. But it looked like you...

Ok well now I understand. But it looked like you were referring to blacks only between the 600/1100. There is much more that the 1100 delivers than just blacks to my eyes than the 500 I previously...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
I said the blacks on my 1100 are way better than...

I said the blacks on my 1100 are way better than they were on my 500 I owned before the change over. Not the opposite. ;)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
The blacks on my 1100 are much improved over the...

The blacks on my 1100 are much improved over the 500 I owned previously, its a big step up in my books and well worth the extra.


Love JVC but no good on my large screen.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
For us guys who want blacks I really feel DLP...

For us guys who want blacks I really feel DLP isn't the way to go these days, no matter what price.


Get ready for the bullets! :cool:
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
The DP 260HC doesn't seem to have the best blacks...

The DP 260HC doesn't seem to have the best blacks from the reviews I have read. One quoted as this:


Dynamic Black, the manual notes, “allows for increased contrast by adjusting the black level...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
I see no Posterization on my 1100 with any of the...

I see no Posterization on my 1100 with any of the settings within "Black Level Adjustment"


All I see the more you use it the more near black crush one gets. Looks really good higher but does...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Where is Mark when we need him? ;)

Where is Mark when we need him? ;)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 02:36 AM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Zombie, I went to this scene and don't see one...

Zombie, I went to this scene and don't see one bit if difference when changing between OFF, LOW, MED or HIGH in the way of any artefacts.
However of course there is a large difference in the black...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Zombie do you mean running the "Black Level...

Zombie do you mean running the "Black Level Adjustment" in the advanced settings at MEDIUM?
I've never really heard of posterization and needed to Google it. Wish you had an example from the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 03:31 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Bingo! JVC has a beautiful picture but...

Bingo!


JVC has a beautiful picture but still no match for guys with large screens 140" + diag. Only the 500/1100 can suit us with large screens.


As I always say, one needs to choose the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
I have my Focus, Zoom and Shift set up on RS232...

I have my Focus, Zoom and Shift set up on RS232 and operate it through the ipad, this way its fantastic to use it. Its sooo accurate and takes many many clicks to focus the image, this way one gets a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
When you went across to Auto-Full Iris on the...

When you went across to Auto-Full Iris on the 1100 after using Auto-Limited, did you redo Brightness and Contrast with the Spears & Munsil disc?


This must be done between using Auto-Limited and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Zombie I see you have everything turned...

Zombie


I see you have everything turned to OFF, except Colour Space and Gamma, should one do the same on the 1100?


What is Smooth Graduation and Colour Correction actually doing, I have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Ive been experimenting and interested in your...

Ive been experimenting and interested in your thoughts....


Advanced Settings:


1. Anyone using "Black Level Adjustment" in advanced settings?
I believe it crushes blacks. It has a default...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Many thanks for that. What should Video...

Many thanks for that.


What should Video scaling method be set to as there is no OFF here?
Obviously this will always be doing something....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Oh yes, sorry you are right. What it cant...

Oh yes, sorry you are right.


What it cant do is pass the BDs that are 1080i through. It looks like it want pass through an interlaced signal without converting it to progressive.
Correct me if...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
XBMC with OpenELEC (passthrough resolution)

Hope someone can help me here...




Ive beendoing a lot of testing between my Oppos and my XBMC PC with OpenELEC and now see that the imagesvia the Oppos are MUCH MUCH better!!!!



I now...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-15-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Why would Sony default all the contrast settings...

Why would Sony default all the contrast settings on the 1100 at MAX when they default all the rest at 50%


Ive never seen a projector that has the contrast defaulted to 100% MAX....


I don't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-15-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
A lot has changed since these photos were done...

A lot has changed since these photos were done but this will give you an idea.
http://www.rapalloav.co.nz/blog/rapallo-home-cinema-build


What's changed in the photos.
Integra to Denon 4520...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Sorry but Im not quite sure I totally understand...

Sorry but Im not quite sure I totally understand your response.


I only play BDs, no music on this system....


I first ran XT32 with four PB13Us on 20Hz mode, and my 4520 set to Movie curve....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
If one changes the port tune from 20Hz to 16Hz on...

If one changes the port tune from 20Hz to 16Hz on four SVS PB13Us I would imagine one should re do XT32, am I correct?


I have been told you loose slam on 16Hz port tune....
Do you really loose...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-14-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
The thing that gets me with a lot of the...

The thing that gets me with a lot of the reviewers comments on projectors is they usually are always based on screening on a postage stamp size screen. In the real world most projectors can look...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-12-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By RapalloAV
Yes that is my room but I don't have an image of...

Yes that is my room but I don't have an image of the PB13s. I originally had four SB13s in the room but wanted more, so changed them to PB13s, that really did the trick!
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