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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 09:22 AM
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Thanks. That's the main thing I was/am trying to...

Thanks. That's the main thing I was/am trying to figure out - why someone may want a DARKER curve...? Besides perhaps because the brighter curves and desaturate some. Then again if that desaturation...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 08:18 AM
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I have a Roku Ultra and the Linker will arrive...

I have a Roku Ultra and the Linker will arrive tomorrow. I'm happy to help test. Are there any known compatibility issues with the Roku Ultra and the Linker?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 08:16 AM
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Wookii - excellent tutorial! Thank you for...

Wookii - excellent tutorial! Thank you for pulling this together!! The only other thing that would be helpful at this point I think is a tutorial from someone that explained how to determine what...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 07:00 AM
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Ah, makes sense. So essentially, using the custom...

Ah, makes sense. So essentially, using the custom color profile is just like profiling a meter and using the trained meters results. If I'm following this correctly.

When you import a custom...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 06:55 AM
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Great! My Linker should arrive tomorrow. I...

Great! My Linker should arrive tomorrow. I already have the Integral. Now that I have Manni's custom bright HDR gamma curves for large screens imported and my black/white clipping points all set, I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Update on setting contrast/brightness in Panny vs JVC

So Manni01 of course was right - my brightness setting of +6 (0 in Panny) in the JVC was raising my black floor, even tho it didn't make level 64 light up when viewing Ray's pattern when standing at...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2017, 06:33 AM
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Thanks, this is very helpful. Can you please...

Thanks, this is very helpful. Can you please provide some information about the type of improvement this procedure results in? For instance you say that you had a dE in the 4-5 range at the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 07:30 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Best way to describe it is that when the gamma...

Best way to describe it is that when the gamma droop is significant it can create a more washed out looking, less contrasty looking image, particular in brighter scenes.



Javs - It depends...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 04:17 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Can anyone comment on whether the measuring of...

Can anyone comment on whether the measuring of white/black clipping points for HDR needs to be done differently than with SDR patterns? See...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-21-2017, 03:26 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Yes, however the key point is that many people...

Yes, however the key point is that many people prefer to have the Adaptive Contrast Enhancement (ACE) ON, but the flickering can be quite distracting. ACE ON can really make a nice improvement. Does...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 11:20 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Clarification on checking black and white clipping points

1. When people say you need at least 100 nits for HDR - measured under what conditions exactly? I know I'm not anywhere closer to that, and more like half of that. But I do want to measure to know...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 11:04 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Now that I have Manni's customer gamma curve...

Now that I have Manni's customer gamma curve imported and the black/white clipping levels set, I'm going to do some A/B comparisons of HDR vs SDR BT2020 tonight on select scenes to see if there is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 07:59 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
1. Since you are using brightness +4 / contrast...

1. Since you are using brightness +4 / contrast -1, I assume then that its not out of line that with your bright HDR curve my settings are brightness +5 (or +6 for level 68) and contrast -3?

2. I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 12:09 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks - just saw this after posting my message...

Thanks - just saw this after posting my message to you just now. OK so glad to hear you wouldn't have expected me to need to raise contrast on the JVC and or UB900 above 0, because as I just posted,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2017, 12:05 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Manni01 and all - OK its late so real quick,...

Manni01 and all - OK its late so real quick, here's the results. I used Manni's JVC 800-600-4000 custom gamma and used Ray's patterns. I was a bit surprised to see that this results in JVC contrast...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2017, 06:55 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Correct - yes, I had recently done a gamma+color...

Correct - yes, I had recently done a gamma+color for the "Reference" and then a color-only for the imported BT2020. Fortunately I'm already fully up to speed on the JVC autocal. :eek: :)

OK so I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2017, 06:00 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I just bought the rmadvancedcaldisc patterns. PJ...

I just bought the rmadvancedcaldisc patterns. PJ is all warmed up and ready to go, and Manni's two brightest curves (800- and 600- are loaded and ready to go). How long does it take to get access to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2017, 04:26 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Can the same thing be achieved using the SONY...

Can the same thing be achieved using the SONY patterns like on the Spiderman 2 UHD 4K blu-ray, and if so, what are the advantages of using the Masciola patterns? If I am using Manni's...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2017, 10:36 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks for the info and also for taking some of...

Thanks for the info and also for taking some of the burden off Manni. I only get about 12-13 ftL peak white once zoomed for 2.4 on my 2.37 AR 140" wide screen.

A few questions please:

1. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2017, 03:34 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Does the hiss get louder as you turn up the...

Does the hiss get louder as you turn up the volume? Could be a ground issue?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
UPDATE: OK guys, so I WAS able to get the...

UPDATE: OK guys, so I WAS able to get the Bluesound Node (original) working on analog with its RCA this time. Not sure why it didn't work a few weeks ago when I tried it.

I was quite surprised to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-18-2017, 10:15 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Manni01 - Wow just an incredible amount of...

Manni01 - Wow just an incredible amount of progress and new discoveries in the past few days. Thanks for the amazing work as usual. I've read everything and am trying to understand where this leaves...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-18-2017, 08:51 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Guys, quick question please - I am planning to...

Guys, quick question please - I am planning to try one of Manni's custom HDR curves but I'm confused over something. I thought that when HDR is engaged that we are locked into Gamma D. In which case...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2017, 11:16 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Inferior doesn't mean its bad, it just means its...

Inferior doesn't mean its bad, it just means its not as good. I'm assuming. I could be wrong. Can a $300 device have just as good as a DAC as a $5000 top of the line AVP from Marantz?



Thanks....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-15-2017, 11:20 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
1. With my 140" wide, 2.37 AR 0.95 gain screen -...

1. With my 140" wide, 2.37 AR 0.95 gain screen - when I am zoomed to fill the screen when watching a 2.40 4K movie with the WCG filter in place and iris fully open on high lamp from around mid to...
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