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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Mik James
Luckily I new all of this going in so no bad news...

Luckily I new all of this going in so no bad news impact here ;)
I may be looking into a diy ambient light rejecting solution in the future but i will wait and see what a regular screen looks like...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Mik James
I will take a look at the lg line, I cant seem to...

I will take a look at the lg line, I cant seem to find the models you mentioned in canada. I see the pb line, such as the pb63u for 600...

The room will be light controlled to some extent (...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Mik James
Seeking Budget Led/Dlp Projector (Acer, Optoma, Other?)

I see that led projectors have finally made it to the budget range and i have switched focus to the 500-1000 lumen led/dlp projectors rather than the entry level lamp based.
I am interested in...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-28-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 33,127
Posted By Mik James
Excellent work here :) Lets say I wanted to get...

Excellent work here :) Lets say I wanted to get the best results possible in a dimly lit room (bias lighting around the room to improve perceived projector black level) as cost effectively as...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Mik James
Dynamic Iris Vs SmartEco Lamp Dimming?

So I originally thought dynamic iris' were implemented due to the inability to dim the lamps used in front projectors the same way ccfl and led backlights can be dimmed. Then I read about the Benq...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
After looking at some pn51f5300 replacement...

After looking at some pn51f5300 replacement boards on ebay it doesn't seem to have the tweaks. Probably good to confirm that and post it to the original post/front page to deter any adventurous...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Mik James
I was reading through their reviews of the u50,...

I was reading through their reviews of the u50, ut50, s60 and st60 and noticed something rather strange.
The geekbox black level measurement data on the 2012 u50 and ut50 are lower than the s60 and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-22-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mik James
It's odd that others seem to be reporting a...

It's odd that others seem to be reporting a change only after the firmware update though.

Also here is Samsung's clueless response, I suppose I didn't expect any better...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mik James
Well I don't have a meter, but I do have a...

Well I don't have a meter, but I do have a pn51f5300a with 1023 firmware sitting right next to a pn43d450 and it doesn't look good http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/mad.gif

In a dark room,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
I guess I'm tv shopping again then...

I guess I'm tv shopping again then http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
I see no yrr, only vscan on a long vertical...

I see no yrr, only vscan on a long vertical board to the left as well as vs and va on the power board in the middle. It's a pn43d450a2d.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
Any way around the mll variance across the...

Any way around the mll variance across the screen? I'm getting ready to do the tweak and I want to know if the variance is noticeable in very dark scenes or just when the sets don't detect a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
Alright thanks, the d450 had color uniformity...

Alright thanks, the d450 had color uniformity issues so I had to return it.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
Are the f4500 and e450 panels also candidates...

Are the f4500 and e450 panels also candidates for this tweak or just the d450?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
Alright, sounds awesome...

Alright, sounds awesome http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
So I should or shouldn't touch the vsc? I thought that one should be adjusted as well as yrr?
I'm mostly just squeamish...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
So I basically for my pn43d450a2d want to start...

So I basically for my pn43d450a2d want to start with vsc (i'm not sure exactly what vsc controls or what artifacts to look for with it) and move onto yrr keeping an eye out for sparkling green...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 54,373
Posted By Mik James
I recently acquired a pn43d450a2d and i'm...

I recently acquired a pn43d450a2d and i'm looking to perform the least difficult version of this tweak. I don't want to be testing voltages, nor do I want to adjust while the set is powered on.
Can...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-23-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,341
Posted By Mik James
Just a quick update, I lost interest in the...

Just a quick update, I lost interest in the build/wasn't able to make use of the right tools for the job.
On the other hand I learned more than I would have imagined from the planning process and I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-25-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By Mik James
I have a set of Easttech (or Eastech?) drivers...

I have a set of Easttech (or Eastech?) drivers model number FSB513735-3C01, 12 ohms and 37 watts.

I'm just curious if anyone could point me to the T/S specs?

I'm hoping they are full range but...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2013, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Mik James
Thread no longer relevant feel free to delete it.

Thread no longer relevant feel free to delete it.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-19-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Mik James
Quote:Originally Posted by Mister...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mister Laz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-18-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Mik James
Looks like the geometry needs to be realigned....

Looks like the geometry needs to be realigned. You can either use a grid overlay or a geometry test pattern like this one: http://www.cepro.com/images/uploads/4k_isf_test1.jpg.

You can google for...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-17-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,292
Posted By Mik James
Quote:Originally Posted by Mr...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr Bob http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/695922/dont-dump-your-crt-rptv/7260#post_19136088)

Rigjht. And internal reflections....
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-15-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12,491
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Posted By Mik James
I was reading some info from awhile back in this...

I was reading some info from awhile back in this thread regarding lens flare and the brands that fared the worst were mentioned but I couldn't find info on which ones were the best at minimizing...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-12-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,292
Posted By Mik James
I get what your saying, but I don't think it...

I get what your saying, but I don't think it would ever be perfect enough for me to not end up tweaking it http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
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