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Forum: Latest Industry News   07-04-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
Use a phantom center channel. All Dolby licensed...

Use a phantom center channel. All Dolby licensed products allow for that mode. Or all three speakers in a line below the display.


Horizontal center speakers came out in the days of CRT and...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-04-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,977
Posted By m. zillch
To the best of my knowledge this thread has never...

To the best of my knowledge this thread has never had posted the on-axis response of the M2 [not to be confused with the listening window which is an average of many curves], with or without its...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,528
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Posted By m. zillch
The JVC is 2.5X as expensive though [street...

The JVC is 2.5X as expensive though [street price] plus add another $100 if you want 3D [they charge for the emitter]. Other than the dust blob, which can happen to any non-sealed air path, forced...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-30-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By m. zillch
Excellent point.

Excellent point.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-30-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By m. zillch
Panasonic is the only remaining company which has...

Panasonic is the only remaining company which has Smooth Screen technology. Many years ago [10-20] there was an aftermarket company which sold an after market lens to screw to the front of any brand...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
It can be set to automatic but there may be...

It can be set to automatic but there may be constraints that firing the image at the front from an extreme off axis position may not be tolerated for auto lens memory. I'm not sure though.

...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,977
Posted By m. zillch
It has active digital EQ in the necessary...

It has active digital EQ in the necessary processors, it seems. For instance, in the manual (I only just found), page 9 or so, it mentions that it can correct for the HF loss typical with speaker...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-28-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,977
Posted By m. zillch
Would I be correct in assuming these active...

Would I be correct in assuming these active monitors use active (electronic) EQ? I have nothing against that, just askin'.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,589
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Posted By m. zillch
I have the preamp version called the AV-7005 and...

I have the preamp version called the AV-7005 and have had two different Panasonic projectors, and although the problem is less frequent on the newer one, an 8000, I still have the same issue. As best...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,528
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Posted By m. zillch
On the contrary, the slightly dimmer ECO mode has...

On the contrary, the slightly dimmer ECO mode has a deeper black level. It is actually the best mode because the blacks are as dark as they can be and the lamp lasts longer. The downside is your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 12:46 PM
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Views: 356,128
Posted By m. zillch
I have a cable box, not sat., but here goes how I...

I have a cable box, not sat., but here goes how I understand it will be for you too. Although some shows might say "HD and 3D available" in the TV show's description, that doesn't necessarily mean...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,593
Views: 205,739
Posted By m. zillch
Two things come to mind. A) I had to...

Two things come to mind.

A) I had to replace the batteries in my similar RX-V375, just today in fact, and one of the Duracells was actually leaking. Thing is, I never use that remote and the unit...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-23-2015, 04:11 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
I sold pjs at retail for years, a decade ago....

I sold pjs at retail for years, a decade ago. Expensive ones well over $10K from Sony, Vidicron, Yamaha, etc.. Brick and mortar stores absolutely hate Panasonic because:


A) they trounce the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-22-2015, 09:29 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
Try toggling the Iris [did you know that's where...

Try toggling the Iris [did you know that's where Apple got the name Siri from, backwards?] on a dead input that's all black.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-20-2015, 07:26 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
Well like I said, nothing official. It was just...

Well like I said, nothing official. It was just conjecture.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-20-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
When I bought my 8000 a few months ago I asked my...

When I bought my 8000 a few months ago I asked my sales rep, who has sold me 4 Panny's over the past decade or so why this one was so long in the tooth and if there was any news of a newer one. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-18-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
I see I'm not the only one who thinks this way: ...

I see I'm not the only one who thinks this way:
"Some projectors use variable speed fans to at least limit consistent louder fan noise. Great overall, but sometimes the change in fan noise is more...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-18-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
I can hear my fan, during dead quiet scenes, and...

I can hear my fan, during dead quiet scenes, and I have a noisy city apartment. I actually find it a little disconcerting that the fan speed ramps up and down in speed depending on screen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-16-2015, 08:12 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
It might be a dust blob. Everyone has dust blobs...

It might be a dust blob. Everyone has dust blobs but most don't notice it until it gets really bad. The way to intentionally see them is to hold a large rectangle of (ideally white) poster board just...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-14-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By m. zillch
Identifying which are genuine Panasonic made...

Identifying which are genuine Panasonic made lamps and which are "This is the real deal, genuine, just as good, we promise" is not difficult, it is tremendously difficult even with the goods right in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-13-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
So you disagree with Panasonic's instructions...

So you disagree with Panasonic's instructions which specifically say besides performing routine cleaning, you should replace them at the same time you replace the lamp, and you even have them right...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-13-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By m. zillch
Was replacing the air filter and electrostatic...

Was replacing the air filter and electrostatic filter difficult? I find those plastic frames difficult to work with on other Panasonic pjs I've owned.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-09-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4,528
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Posted By m. zillch
I don't know much about curved screens. Why would...

I don't know much about curved screens. Why would one want them? Wouldn't a projector like the Panny, designed to project onto a flat surface, have blurry out of focus corners because their distance...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-09-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By m. zillch
Do you find that lag even when switched to fast...

Do you find that lag even when switched to fast response time in the setup menu, @wurm02 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8885465) ?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-08-2015, 11:40 AM
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Views: 356,128
Posted By m. zillch
I owned the 900 as well. It and the 8000 are...

I owned the 900 as well. It and the 8000 are pretty much the same as far as the joystick.
" I can only twist the stick handle clockwise a certain amount before it stops."


All I can think is...
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