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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By Drexler
I agree with seegs. The jvc might have a...

I agree with seegs. The jvc might have a different look that you don't appreciate but how did you establish that it is due to the lens and not something else??? Lcos has a special look but that has...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-10-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 40,447
Posted By Drexler
The laser doesn't give you pixel perfect on/off....

The laser doesn't give you pixel perfect on/off. The laser just replaces the lamp as light source and it is still the r-lcd panels that modulate the light and determine the contrast. So you won't be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 412
Posted By Drexler
Don't forget that a long throw will reduce the...

Don't forget that a long throw will reduce the light output so if you base your calculations on something measured at short throw the light output will be overestimated.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-03-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 653
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Posted By Drexler
Because it is just what seegs said. If you want...

Because it is just what seegs said. If you want to draw any conclusions that are valid outside your own room you need to take out variables that would have different effects in different rooms. For...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-01-2014, 04:11 PM
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Views: 40,447
Posted By Drexler
Hi seegs. I get your point but I think you...

Hi seegs.
I get your point but I think you simplify it too much. A stable light source also means a stable accurate calibration. If you don't calibrate yourself this is a huge plus. The jvc can...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-28-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Drexler
I would stick with buying new releases. BD...

I would stick with buying new releases. BD already looks good. It's a different thing with dvds which I cringe at when watching. I would be willing to pay a premium of perhaps 25% or so for 4K. I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By Drexler
The numbers I quoted from cine4home were averages...

The numbers I quoted from cine4home were averages from 24 projectors (they are very thorough!!) so they should be representative of the differences between the units. I have not seen a shootout...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-16-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By Drexler
david said the irises were partly closed. native...

david said the irises were partly closed. native contrast according to cine4home is 26k:1 vs 31k:1 for the x500 and x700 respectively with fully open irises. Such a small difference is difficult to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,171
Posted By Drexler
oh, I sit 1.2 screen widths away from the screen...

oh, I sit 1.2 screen widths away from the screen and I can make out the screen door effect. Especially after I switched screen material from Stewart Neve to Studiotek 130. I believe the cleaner...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,171
Posted By Drexler
Well, you risk introducing HDMI handshake issues...

Well, you risk introducing HDMI handshake issues with the stand alone darbee as well as getting an extra remote to add to the collection. Thats enough for me. :) There are reports of guys that had to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-10-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,875
Posted By Drexler
Cant argue with that. :) But for most people on...

Cant argue with that. :) But for most people on this forum an a-lens is not a very effective way of getting more brightness. For the money of a BIG high quality lens plus curved screen to get max...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,875
Posted By Drexler
but if you max the zoom the image wont fit...

but if you max the zoom the image wont fit through the lens for all but the largest most uber-expensive lenses. Also the more you zoom the more pincushioning you get. its always better for iq to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-10-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,875
Posted By Drexler
The JVC shows 2.35:1 exactly the same way as the...

The JVC shows 2.35:1 exactly the same way as the sony and you dont need to buy a lens. You are using all the pixels from the image in both cases but you dont use the top and bottom part of the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-04-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,435
Posted By Drexler
This makes a lot of sense but it is possible to...

This makes a lot of sense but it is possible to have slightly better zoom ranges without really expensive optics. I had a BenQ W9000 which had a 0.95 DMD and a limited zoom range. However it was...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,590
Posted By Drexler
I believe you can get a JVC X35/RS46 for that. It...

I believe you can get a JVC X35/RS46 for that. It has lens memory and will best the epson in PQ as far as I know.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-01-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 79,014
Posted By Drexler
Sorry, but until we can get 3D glasses free in a...

Sorry, but until we can get 3D glasses free in a projector on the same screen that is used for 2D I won't be joining that party. I watched the second Hobbit movie in 3D with the sony glasses, sony...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,691
Posted By Drexler
Having given it more thought, I'm not sure 10k...

Having given it more thought, I'm not sure 10k hours is so bad if it's true. I wouldn't trust any non dlp to last much longer than that anyways due to panel degradation and a host of other potential...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-25-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Drexler
The HP cone isnt that bad, 3-4 feet above your...

The HP cone isnt that bad, 3-4 feet above your head still give a good gain in a normal layout. With the projector that far back he could probably get away with more (the angle get reduced with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-25-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Drexler
Having a light wall close to the screen is not...

Having a light wall close to the screen is not good, the reflected light from the wall will wash out the image and make it flatter. If you could darken this area this would really help! (curtain for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 31,994
Posted By Drexler
Thanks a bunch! Where do you get to that? It's...

Thanks a bunch! Where do you get to that? It's not through the normal google translate is it?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 31,994
Posted By Drexler
Could someone please help with a translation...

Could someone please help with a translation link? Somehow I can only manage to translate the first two paragraphs no matter what I do with google translate. The other text just disappears...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-20-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,691
Posted By Drexler
The light source cannot be replaced at all....

The light source cannot be replaced at all. However, I seriously doubt anyone would get only 5000 hours out of it. Epson specs the lifetime at 30,000 hours in Eco mode, so if we estimate a lifetime...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,525
Posted By Drexler
The question is, do you still get the H-K effect...

The question is, do you still get the H-K effect after you reign in the super wide native gamut to rec.709? I.e. do you have to live with widly oversaturated colors to grt the advertized brightness?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By Drexler
A 160" wide 2.35:1 screen only has a surface area...

A 160" wide 2.35:1 screen only has a surface area of 75.6 square feet, compare that to the 99.8 square feet for the 16/9 image created when zooming. That's a lot more surface area to spread the same...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,695
Posted By Drexler
Makes sense.

Makes sense.
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