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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-09-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By donaldk
At Casio I was told, years ago, that it was part...

At Casio I was told, years ago, that it was part of theTI chip (set) functionality, that provided the wheel control, something requied that wheel insteas of fixed filters. Later they no longer...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
RED said nothing about its projector, just the 6k...

RED said nothing about its projector, just the 6k camera for the DCi session at IBC in a few days. Probably won't make it to the big screen demo's again like most years.

Quantum Leap announced a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
Traditionally the green phosphor was more into...

Traditionally the green phosphor was more into the yellow range to push lumens output, so you might be right on colour vs lumens trade-off. Though the orinal Casio's were also 1500? I forgot. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
Peter was planning on a long blended wall of...

Peter was planning on a long blended wall of these things, when Sony showed the prototypes last year. He'll probably find a client for it;-). Cheaper than the Barco;-).
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 09:03 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Panasonic starts at 30K hours not 20K/10K like...

Panasonic starts at 30K hours not 20K/10K like BenQ did. Spec and thus warranty is down to 50% of original specced output.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
Zombie when I looked some time ago for that old...

Zombie when I looked some time ago for that old BenQ brochure online and could not find it. I got a printed version at the ISE show, when the projector with BenQ's own hybrid LASER/Phosphor engine...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
Mark, the forum says there is a reply posted five...

Mark, the forum says there is a reply posted five minutes after the opening post, many forums don't allow post editing after a reply has been posted. Perhaps that is also the case with the new AVS...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By donaldk
Better get the unmodded NEC, for a large screen,...

Better get the unmodded NEC, for a large screen, this one trades light for on-off contrats, and does this pretty well, we are told.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By donaldk
Used 2K Barco or Christie DCi, still a few $10Ks...

Used 2K Barco or Christie DCi, still a few $10Ks though, Cineramax gave some guidance on this a few weeks ago in the DCi or 20K+ forum.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By donaldk
Barco dp4k 32B, $100K(+);-).

Barco dp4k 32B, $100K(+);-).
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,782
Posted By donaldk
Mark press conference is today, Sony's was...

Mark press conference is today, Sony's was yesterday, with the no-iris 300.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 342
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Posted By donaldk
The one thing I do not like about LASER is the...

The one thing I do not like about LASER is the short lifespan. 20K hours slogan becomes 6K at best, upon closer inspection of the spec. sheet, and drop-off curve, this was true of the BenQ, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,782
Posted By donaldk
Sure JVC has true 4k chip projectors, only it...

Sure JVC has true 4k chip projectors, only it uses those with e-shift to do 8K, the true 8K projectors and chips seemed to haven abandoned almost two years ago. There's still that OEM one, still at...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By donaldk
Christie launches single chip LASER/Phosphor projectors

Low on-off contrast upto 1200:1. 5K Lumens max. 20K hours max., probably at -50%, so basically only half of that lifetime.

Blending, warping is optional.
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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-06-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
Not too much given away over the original 11K...

Not too much given away over the original 11K lumens. But does this still allow for a constant light-output like with the other LASER projectors, compensating for the lifetime dropp-off of 30(+)...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   07-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By donaldk
Bottom end 2K new is around 50K, though you may...

Bottom end 2K new is around 50K, though you may not get that pricing when buying just the one unit, add 10K? for the contrats mod. Used, discount is ?? percent?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
Actually small fraction scaling is the hardest...

Actually small fraction scaling is the hardest thing to do right, and is hardly ever done without losses. So it isn't in the scaling, it can be that the TI processing chips handle that better, as...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-27-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
But that would be at a very limited lightoutput,...

But that would be at a very limited lightoutput, i wasn't refering to ten times that 14fL without reason, it was to be squeezed a lot more, and then there is 3D on a 3P projector. Sounds like Alan...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
Well, that it isn't a Cineramax, Not a Barco,...

Well, that it isn't a Cineramax, Not a Barco, not... :rolleyes:.

Great news though.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-27-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
The felxibility of LASER projectors was...

The felxibility of LASER projectors was demonstrated by Panasonic at ISE by mounting it it on a rotating pole rotating it around the center of the lens.
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,620
Posted By donaldk
Okay Peter Saturday is over in 5 minutes down...

Okay Peter Saturday is over in 5 minutes down there, so what was you impression? Small screen (in this class) and still going to throw away more light to double on-off contrast ratio, so does it have...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,652
Posted By donaldk
Led has the advantage of little decay in output....

Led has the advantage of little decay in output. With LASERs you need to build in lots of overcapacity to account for the serious drop off to 50%.

Well in product design I guess LED Diodes and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,652
Posted By donaldk
Well Peter remember your latest cry about people...

Well Peter remember your latest cry about people stealing 35% of your IP, by mentioning MiT. So, just mention http://www.hyperion-development.com/, because if you are looking to keep this info to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,652
Posted By donaldk
In rental and staging and dry hire and...

In rental and staging and dry hire and distribution to commercial AV companies, lamp aging assessment, management,matching, last minute replacement, and asscoiated billing for this is always tricky...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,652
Posted By donaldk
And the DPI replaced the 10K bulb Panasonics at...

And the DPI replaced the 10K bulb Panasonics at Lang AG. That is clearly what they are gunning for.
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