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Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-16-2014, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Please feel free to mention it on my CRT thread,...

Please feel free to mention it on my CRT thread, Don't Dump Your CRT RPTV! Somebody there might be able to use it or parts of it.
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Forum: Display Calibration   12-16-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 593,365
Posted By Mr Bob
Don't know if he's still doing it, but Steve...

Don't know if he's still doing it, but Steve Martin in Plano was one of the best CRT calibrators back when CRT was the only game in town. You might try looking him up -

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Forum: Rear Projection   12-14-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Mr Bob
Keith, I just PM'd cwickham with your email...

Keith, I just PM'd cwickham with your email address. Keep submitting, you only have 11 posts to go till you can PM him yourself.

And welcome! New blood is always welcome around here!

;)

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Forum: Display Calibration   12-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Mr Bob
So BB left it with a green tint, eh? Oh boy... ...

So BB left it with a green tint, eh? Oh boy...

:rolleyes:

I had to remedy a calibration once where the pic had been left dim, the whites were yellowish and dingy and there was patently not...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 261,794
Posted By Mr Bob
Did BB actually do a calibration on the set? Is...

Did BB actually do a calibration on the set? Is there a night and day difference now between the 2 cals, theirs vs. Randal's?

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Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-03-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,299
Posted By Mr Bob
Darn, I just went to Baltimore again! Did a job...

Darn, I just went to Baltimore again! Did a job in Mt. Airy and Boyds, and stayed in Frederick. Both sets needed both a repair and all the fixings afterwards - calibration, shim op, etc.

Are you...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12,790
Views: 1,149,916
Posted By Mr Bob
DK if the DVI and the component share the same...

DK if the DVI and the component share the same input, but I think not - that each has its own dedicated input. As such I am sure you can hook up both without any worries.

Here's something else I...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
If you want your pod calibrated to give you the...

If you want your pod calibrated to give you the same results as a huge-reputation/highly expensive one like a Photo Research, send it to Spectracal - or wherever Jeff Murray is these days, as he may...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,835
Views: 530,080
Posted By Mr Bob
Those pots establish a very delicate balance,...

Those pots establish a very delicate balance, they realign where the centerpoint is of the cutoffs in the grayscale registers. So be sure your b/w has been returned to the color of a thick cloudy...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-01-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,835
Views: 530,080
Posted By Mr Bob
Your fears are not misplaced. When you put the...

Your fears are not misplaced. When you put the lens barrels back on, they never go back EXACTLY where they were before, even when you make sure that they are all oriented exactly the same direction...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-30-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 593,365
Posted By Mr Bob
Your set is one of the last plasmas ever made, so...

Your set is one of the last plasmas ever made, so out of the starting gate I think you should keep it. And no, there are no certified Panasonic calibrators.

That said, usually calibrators have...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 261,794
Posted By Mr Bob
Enjoyed it immensely, Jim. Especially your help...

Enjoyed it immensely, Jim. Especially your help in hefting the triple-gun array with those big 9" CRTs during the shimming op. I could have found a way to do it myself I am sure, but having it be...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-30-2014, 02:50 PM
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Views: 530,080
Posted By Mr Bob
My technique is slightly different. I use paper...

My technique is slightly different. I use paper towels because the combination of absorbancy and evaporation of the light mist trail can be used to my advantage in not winding up with dried residue...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,649
Posted By Mr Bob
2 owners of this type of TV - CRT RPTV - just...

2 owners of this type of TV - CRT RPTV - just paid me substantial money to fly to Maryland from CA to totally trick out their sets. You might want to do the same to yours rather than buy new. You...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12,790
Views: 1,149,916
Posted By Mr Bob
Enjoyed it immensely, Jim. Especially your help...

Enjoyed it immensely, Jim. Especially your help in hefting those big 9" guns during the shimming op. I could have found a way to do it myself I am sure, but having it be a 2 man operation made...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
Sounds right. Thanks, Chad - ;) b

Sounds right. Thanks, Chad -

;)

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Forum: Display Calibration   11-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
I had the chance to reperform the test on the...

I had the chance to reperform the test on the anomaly I started this thread about, and got some answers.

When the set is put into the adjustment mode of Expert 1 or 2, it slams into absolute...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
This is why I am a caIibrator who is highly...

This is why I am a caIibrator who is highly dedicated to having an optical comparator around, even if you use a color analyzer. At a glance my optical comparator would have nailed that green cast,...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
You don't necessarily want your gamma profile to...

You don't necessarily want your gamma profile to be flat. It's one of those things. A "gamma bump" is actually preferable, which the new gamma spec is taking into account, and may be what you mean....
Forum: Display Calibration   11-25-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
When you send the correction to the 40 IRE...

When you send the correction to the 40 IRE window, the 50 IRE window will receive it and show the correction.

It's much easier to see on a 10 - or 20 if you have one - step bar grayscale pattern...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12,790
Views: 1,149,916
Posted By Mr Bob
Well my workaround for the WS 65813 worked just...

Well my workaround for the WS 65813 worked just fine and using each set of settings with the proper input became effortless.

While I like to keep the Low color temp settings in place just to...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-23-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 261,794
Posted By Mr Bob
So glad I could help, Len. Your excellence as...

So glad I could help, Len. Your excellence as host made my stay much more fun than being just a hefty job. Let me know when you want to get together again!

;)

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Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 424,087
Posted By Mr Bob
Had a ball, Len. Even tho this thread is...

Had a ball, Len. Even tho this thread is primarily for Pioneer owners, the technology is the same in both cases, and getting it right matters in both cases. So I really appreciate that you...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-23-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,639
Posted By Mr Bob
Thanks Len, I had a great time, you are an...

Thanks Len, I had a great time, you are an excellent host. I always love hearing back from owners who want to share the wealth with others. Hope to visit again sometime soon -

:cool:

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Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-22-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12,790
Views: 1,149,916
Posted By Mr Bob
On this WS 65813 I am working on, Jim uses both...

On this WS 65813 I am working on, Jim uses both the DVI input and the component input, each for a different source. I fully ISF'd the DVI input last night, but it looked terrible once I changed to...
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