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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By ScottJ
I would say the digital keystone is the last...

I would say the digital keystone is the last resort, only if the problem cannot be solved with either moving/rotating/tilting the PJ, or lens shift as a second resort.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 02:51 PM
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Views: 135,228
Posted By ScottJ
Sounds like it's vertically off-center and the PJ...

Sounds like it's vertically off-center and the PJ is no longer square to the screen. It would be better to square the PJ and use the lens shift to center the image. Provided the shift range is...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2014, 02:43 PM
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Views: 333,306
Posted By ScottJ
I have 1500+ movies with no RAID. I do a weekly...

I have 1500+ movies with no RAID. I do a weekly long self-test (via SMART) and replace a disk ASAP if the self-test fails for any reason. I've had several HDDs get read errors but I've only had to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2014, 01:30 PM
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Views: 962,169
Posted By ScottJ
dune_service_format_system_storage.dsf...

dune_service_format_system_storage.dsf (http://dune-hd.com/firmware/usb_flash_drive/)

Edit: maybe not...unclear if system storage holds the resume data or not.

Try powering down (not just...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-20-2014, 09:58 PM
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Views: 162,785
Posted By ScottJ
It's not the gain of the screen that matters,...

It's not the gain of the screen that matters, it's how much polarization it retains. Unfortunately this is not a number you'll typically find published with the screen specs.

If the screen retains...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-17-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 135,228
Posted By ScottJ
Those are high-current devices that pull far more...

Those are high-current devices that pull far more amps than a video projector. A long cord of inadequate gauge can cause problems there, but with sufficient gauge even a long extension cord is not a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,219
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Posted By ScottJ
??? That power comes in over 100+ feet of...

???

That power comes in over 100+ feet of Romex, what's an extra few feet of (reasonable quality) extension cord going to do to it?
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,072
Posted By ScottJ
It says they added a fourth substream...any idea...

It says they added a fourth substream...any idea what the first three substreams are?

Edit: found an explanation in this Dolby tech paper...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,072
Posted By ScottJ
Sure, but where does that say (or imply) that the...

Sure, but where does that say (or imply) that the TrueHD track has the objects already mixed-in and will be removed by an Atmos AVR? That fourth substream could be a completely separate soundtrack...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,072
Posted By ScottJ
I believe you, but I just reread the white paper...

I believe you, but I just reread the white paper and still can't find the backward compatibility explained in that way.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,072
Posted By ScottJ
I see. So with an Atmos AVR, the sound coming...

I see. So with an Atmos AVR, the sound coming from each of the 5.1 traditional speakers consists of the bed channel, minus the cancelled objects, plus the redirected objects. That sounds like a crazy...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,072
Posted By ScottJ
I don't understand the backward-compatibility...

I don't understand the backward-compatibility explained in the first white paper. Atmos soundtracks on Blu-ray will still work with a non-Atmos AVR which will see it as a TrueHD soundtrack. How can...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-08-2014, 01:27 PM
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Views: 962,169
Posted By ScottJ
Those discs had compatibility issues with some...

Those discs had compatibility issues with some receivers (Denon and Pioneer). The DTS-HDMA tracks had lots of audio stutters, regardless of what player was used. Newer receivers fixed this issue.
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-30-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 97,721
Posted By ScottJ
It's on my to-do list but not much of a priority...

It's on my to-do list but not much of a priority for me so it could be a while. :cool:

Are the older firmwares no good for you?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,358
Views: 333,306
Posted By ScottJ
DXVA is a Windows API and none of the hardware...

DXVA is a Windows API and none of the hardware players I'm familiar with run Windows.

Although they likely have similar compatibility limitations for their hardware video decode.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By ScottJ
You will get a better answer by posting in the...

You will get a better answer by posting in the HTPC (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/) group. This forum is for room construction and that sort of thing.
Forum: Video Processors   07-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,507
Posted By ScottJ
You can do this using any of the Radiance models...

You can do this using any of the Radiance models by using the memories. Press MemA for dark room, MemB for bright room, etc.

It will take a little work to set up but once configured it's a single...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,358
Views: 333,306
Posted By ScottJ
I ripped this last night using ClownBD. It lists...

I ripped this last night using ClownBD. It lists the m2ts files that make up each angle. I looked for where the files differed, and played those m2ts files to see. The angles are used for different...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 46,983
Posted By ScottJ
I hope not. I'm happy that Lumagen is still...

I hope not. I'm happy that Lumagen is still adding features to their older models. (Though perhaps their QA could be improved.)
Forum: Video Processors   07-14-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 145,686
Posted By ScottJ
The latest changelog (070314) suggests that might...

The latest changelog (070314) suggests that might be fixed now.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,396
Posted By ScottJ
I saw the photo and thought you were going to say...

I saw the photo and thought you were going to say the one advantage is that the display booth can have a continuous curved video wall.
Forum: Video Processors   07-14-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By ScottJ
I'm no 4K expert but allow me to correct some...

I'm no 4K expert but allow me to correct some misconceptions in your post.

Your understanding #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) seems to conflict with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,356
Views: 162,785
Posted By ScottJ
There is a separate thread for the JVC X30...

There is a separate thread for the JVC X30 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/24-digital-hi-end-projectors-3-000-usd-msrp/1375094-official-jvc-x30-rs45-owner-s-thread.html). This thread is for the 2013...
Forum: Video Processors   07-13-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 145,686
Posted By ScottJ
What kind of issues? I'm planning to update my XE...

What kind of issues? I'm planning to update my XE soon...
Forum: Video Processors   07-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 134,285
Posted By ScottJ
Wait...maybe you are asking for something else....

Wait...maybe you are asking for something else. Do you want to mask off the top & bottom of a 1.85 movie to fit it into a 2.05 screen? The Lumagen can do that, too, and it stays pixel-perfect, but of...
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