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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By jjcook
All this talk about screens being level and I...

All this talk about screens being level and I just need to add: your screen does not need to be level for you to be able to adjust your projector tilt to be perpendicular to the screen plane. As...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-23-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,029
Posted By jjcook
FYI they currently have a 25% off coupon code...

FYI they currently have a 25% off coupon code good for all items on their site, per their AVS sponsor subforum posts:

COUPON CODE: INTEGRAL
Forum: Display Devices   08-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By jjcook
FS: ISCO Germany 1.25x DLP Cinema Anamorphic Lens

FOR SALE: ISCO Optic Germany 1.25x Cinema DLP anamorphic lens

Price: $3,495 including shipping to the lower 48 states or best offer

Description: ISCO Optic Germany 1.25x Cinema DLP anamorphic...
Forum: Video Processors   08-21-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By jjcook
Used DVDO VP50's can be found on eBay for...

Used DVDO VP50's can be found on eBay for $150-300 and used Lumagen Radiance units for $600-800
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   08-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By jjcook
In addition to Seymour, check out Falcon Screens...

In addition to Seymour, check out Falcon Screens Horizon and Vision HD AT materials. http://www.falconscreens.com/screens/
Forum: DIY Constant Height   08-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,555
Posted By jjcook
This is exactly why I chose 2.35 over 2.40 for my...

This is exactly why I chose 2.35 over 2.40 for my screen as well -- taller for 1.78 content and I zoom 2.40 content to spill slightly on the left/right sides.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 459
Posted By jjcook
A first surface mirror works pretty well overall,...

A first surface mirror works pretty well overall, that is what I currently use in my 10' deep room (see my avatar for a photo of my setup). Note that you cannot escape a faint artifact called "draw...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 63,697
Posted By jjcook
Bummer. Wow, with the general price increases...

Bummer. Wow, with the general price increases and now the apparent need to upgrade the filling they are really pricing the sactional beyond my desire to add pieces in the future. At least they have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-17-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 27,029
Posted By jjcook
I can't speak with authority to what happens with...

I can't speak with authority to what happens with e-shift enabled, but the current JVC model panels refresh at a maximum 120Hz. Specifically, 120Hz refresh rate for 60p signals and 96Hz for 24p...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-17-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By jjcook
Looks great! I appreciate the video, its a rare...

Looks great! I appreciate the video, its a rare resource that I don't see often in AVS build threads.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-14-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 63,697
Posted By jjcook
Ouch, that is disappointing regarding the...

Ouch, that is disappointing regarding the excellent care from FedEx.

I know that in the past year or so they came out with several other options for the back and seat cushion filling so it may be...
Forum: Front Projector   08-07-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By jjcook
FS: Panamorph UH480 Anamorphic Lens and ATH2 Transport with Full Factory Warranty

SOLD: Brand new Panamorph UH480 Anamorphic Lens and ATH2 Motorized Transport plus AK8J-3D mounting plate, all with Full Factory Warranty

Price: $2900 including shipping to the lower 48 states and...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-05-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 63,697
Posted By jjcook
Big sale today (Thursday), better than I've ever...

Big sale today (Thursday), better than I've ever seen online -- at least for the pieces if not the covers, e.g. bases are $250 instead of $400 (was $350 until very recently).
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-05-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 488
Posted By jjcook
I am currently using a single PSA XS15 which is...

I am currently using a single PSA XS15 which is located in the rear corner between the couch and the closet. For a single listening position it is great and I get good room gain although I haven't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-05-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 488
Posted By jjcook
My extra-bedroom theater room is roughly the same...

My extra-bedroom theater room is roughly the same size (10' deep, 12.5' wide to closet) with the same layout. Here are a few photos as it currently is. I still need to remove the closet doors and...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7,519
Views: 513,552
Posted By jjcook
A data point for you: I bought a like new used...

A data point for you: I bought a like new used pair on eBay to add to my theater about six months ago for $550.

They are still sitting in the boxes, however, as I have yet to to decide what I'm...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-02-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 112,631
Posted By jjcook
I'll add that although the panel refresh flicker...

I'll add that although the panel refresh flicker is a regular (not irregular) flicker, I've found that observation makes it look irregular as at one moment you may notice the flicker and then another...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 112,631
Posted By jjcook
Yes the slight flicker is normal even on high...

Yes the slight flicker is normal even on high lamp. When displaying 24p content the JVC LCoS panel refreshes at 96Hz. To mitigate degradation of the panel the voltage applied to the panel is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 126,722
Posted By jjcook
Congratulations on finally selecting your Atmos...

Congratulations on finally selecting your Atmos speakers! I've been lurking on your build threads for a while admiring your workmanship and thoroughness. It was a shame that Triad did not have a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,559
Views: 283,911
Posted By jjcook
You cannot nearly fully blank the top/bottom of...

You cannot nearly fully blank the top/bottom of the image to mask off a 2.35:1 image with in the built-in masking functionality. You will need a video processor or other external method for applying...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 63,697
Posted By jjcook
FYI, they just raised the prices on the bases &...

FYI, they just raised the prices on the bases & sides by about 10% yesterday. Today starts their 20th anniversary sale with 10-20% off the couch based on $ spent.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,559
Views: 283,911
Posted By jjcook
I believe the RS46 (and the other...

I believe the RS46 (and the other previous-to-X500 models) were about 75ms -- JVC blessed us with the additional lag when they introduced the iris and unfortunately it is not avoidable even when...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   07-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By jjcook
The recent JVC models...

The recent JVC models (X500/RS4910,700/RS57,900/RS67) all have very high display lag of 115ms or more even with all image processing turned off. There is a current conversation in the JVC X500...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,559
Views: 283,911
Posted By jjcook
Turning off all image processing I still measured...

Turning off all image processing I still measured over 100ms display lag, it's not a configuration issue that is causing people to get 100ms+ measurements. Turning on the motion interpolation added...
Forum: Video Processors   07-24-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 153,137
Posted By jjcook
With the fixed zoom method you zoom your...

With the fixed zoom method you zoom your projected image to cover the width of the 2.35:1 screen and thus have unused pixels above and below. When watching a 2.35:1 movie you are using the full...
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