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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By benareeno
I had letterbox youtube trailers playing on this...

I had letterbox youtube trailers playing on this monitor in the store...

But, the odd one would only render in letterbox...I never did figure out the reason for this.

Anyone consider trying to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-08-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 44,575
Posted By benareeno
nothing about the higher end sets reduces the...

nothing about the higher end sets reduces the noise in the picture...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-07-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 44,575
Posted By benareeno
I think I agree...as much as I want to love...

I think I agree...as much as I want to love plasma as it is an emissive technology, it's just too noisy.

lcd's are getting better and better...hopefully it won't be too long until they fully...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-22-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By benareeno
there must be an option to turn any surround...

there must be an option to turn any surround modes off...and listen to the direct 2.0.

But, I would suspect that if you have a 5.1 system, you would do best to listen to this in dpl II.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   11-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,134
Posted By benareeno
I love the topic of this thread....but..and this...

I love the topic of this thread....but..and this is a big butt ( i like big butts)

YOU CANNOT COMMENT ON THE SOUNDTRACKS IF YOU ARE AWARE OF WHAT THEY ARE!! YOU CAN'T!

Your bias will either...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 137,712
Posted By benareeno
I think it IS going to beat a plasma... I...

I think it IS going to beat a plasma...

I owned a couple of this years plasmas...and yes, they are higher in contast in just about all scenes.

BUT...they are simply noisy as hell. From...
Forum: Video Processors   10-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,546
Posted By benareeno
I'd be very interested to hear how a laser disc...

I'd be very interested to hear how a laser disc looks on a plasma...my guess is that it would not look good at all...but, let us know!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   09-26-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By benareeno
this would yield raw material of 108x48 each and...

this would yield raw material of 108x48 each and cost approximately 140 shipped.

note : This would not be a tilted cut. So, you would either be ok with that...or you would have to do your own...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By benareeno
I understand that the serial number should have...

I understand that the serial number should have a B in it, to denote that it's dc3?

Is there an absolutely definitive way of determining this? Or is this method above the absolute method?

Is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-06-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 92,820
Posted By benareeno
Jason, how did that 720p LG stack up...

Jason,

how did that 720p LG stack up against other projectors?

Obviously, the limitation being screen size...but, how was the pic quality?

Ben
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-05-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 92,820
Posted By benareeno
How could you say this wouldn't be as good as a...

How could you say this wouldn't be as good as a DC2??

Has anyone owned home theater projectors and tried one of these led dlps? Are they that bad??

I would think that on a conservative screen...
Forum: Front Projector   08-29-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By benareeno
still for sale?

still for sale?
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-28-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By benareeno
svideo is only good if the the players comb...

svideo is only good if the the players comb filter is better than the displays...it's a composite signal, so...odds are that the composite connection is likely better.

LD's did sound...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By benareeno
I realize that...I am hoping to see more. If...

I realize that...I am hoping to see more. If they could make a monitor in perhaps 32 or 34" 21:9, I would snap it up for sure.

Makes me think of making a mini-theater....

I went to view a 29"...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-17-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By benareeno
for all the things you are doing, I would think...

for all the things you are doing, I would think 21:9 would have advantages. Gaming - yes, graphics - likely but not sure, blu-ray - absolutely!

There are some interesting clips of poeple gaming...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By benareeno
21:9 tv's have a real cool factor...IMHO. I...

21:9 tv's have a real cool factor...IMHO. I would love to have one, but I don't want it for normal tv viewing. But man...they would be so freaking sweet for movies. I'm thinking why not own one of...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-14-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By benareeno
I would consider a 21:9 widescreen for this type...

I would consider a 21:9 widescreen for this type of application...could be amazing!
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-15-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By benareeno
that's what I figured...there were no crt tv's...

that's what I figured...there were no crt tv's that accepted 1080p.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By benareeno
it is indeed totally irrelevant if a crt accepts...

it is indeed totally irrelevant if a crt accepts 1080p...but I'm curious as to which models do this...can I have a model number please?
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-11-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By benareeno
it's worth 50 bucks, for sure....but it may be...

it's worth 50 bucks, for sure....but it may be worth 100 for a gamer.

It's the same tube as the 34xbr960, and basically the same pic quality with a few minor exceptions...such as 480i scaling and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By benareeno
in many ways it's simply better than a...

in many ways it's simply better than a 3000....I'd certainly just keep it. Invest in a screen masking system instead..that will give you better perceived pic quality.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By benareeno
I don't think it would be much better...other...

I don't think it would be much better...other than black level.

I'd certainly be interested to hear your opinion since you've lived with a functional 710 for so long...the 710 has the nicest...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,441
Posted By benareeno
I haven't had time to run Blu-rays this week.. ...

I haven't had time to run Blu-rays this week..

I have an eye one pro and use hcfr with HD video essentials and the avs dowload...and I just have a feeling that this will be greeted with thoughts...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,441
Posted By benareeno
look...it's a subtle effect. I'm sure taking a...

look...it's a subtle effect. I'm sure taking a pic or video would be a waste of time. Please, move on away from this thread as your input is not helping and not required.

I already indicated that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,441
Posted By benareeno
as I sit and watch the tv right now, in the...

as I sit and watch the tv right now, in the daytime...not much to complain about. Even the gradation APPEARS to look better. Later on...with the lights down, that's likely where the issues will crop...
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