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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-29-2015, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
The content either wasn't 4K resolution or they...

The content either wasn't 4K resolution or they were scaling the content to 1080p to do the frame interpolation then back to 4K for presentation. No manufacturer can do frame interpolation on native...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
Original release was edge enhanced like crazy: ...

Original release was edge enhanced like crazy:
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 61,229
Posted By Seegs108
There's a thread here dedicated to the Sony...

There's a thread here dedicated to the Sony VPL-HW50/55ES about a very common issue with focus in general and spotty focus uniformity. This is a different projector altogether when you compare it to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Seegs108
What I find odd about this statement is that...

What I find odd about this statement is that there are, comparatively, a small amount of units out in the wild in context to the plethora of cheaper units which have reports of bad lenses and ect....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
It doesn't do 3D from blu-ray. For that you'd...

It doesn't do 3D from blu-ray. For that you'd need PowerDVD.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
I run into the same issue and my Sharp XV-Z17000...

I run into the same issue and my Sharp XV-Z17000 has stretch modes but none of them are meant to be used with scope content. My solution is to use my Lumagen Radiance XD. You can find them cheap...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
They claim a 40% increase in...

They claim a 40% increase in performance/efficiency with the newest version, so that may be enough to get us all the way there if a person has a moderately high end PC. Well see soon enough.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
I think people were afraid that if JVC...

I think people were afraid that if JVC implemented a dynamic iris that meant they wouldn't be continuing to improve native contrast. But the truth of it is that we haven't seen large improvements in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
Why not just buy his demo 600ES?

Why not just buy his demo 600ES?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
I've heard similar things with a couple 350ES...

I've heard similar things with a couple 350ES samples from a forum member. One was unacceptably soft and the replacement was noticeably sharper. It seems there's quite a bit of unit to unit variation...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,506
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Posted By Seegs108
We had a similar premium when 1080p blu-ray first...

We had a similar premium when 1080p blu-ray first came out and the same complaints were made. Prices will eventually come down.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
I suppose it is possible to see a real time 4K...

I suppose it is possible to see a real time 4K in--> 4K out frame interpolation software soon. Though I would imagine the processing solution would be pretty high end (costly) and the software doing...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
This is not Sony's fault. They literally couldn't...

This is not Sony's fault. They literally couldn't include it even if they wanted to. It's a processing limitation. Current video processors don't have the IPC performance necessary to do real time...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 11:55 AM
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Views: 583,193
Posted By Seegs108
Yeah, my repair is for something completely...

Yeah, my repair is for something completely different than the banding caused by the lamp.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
For any of you international 1000ES owners still...

For any of you international 1000ES owners still thinking about getting the 1100ES update done and don't want to pay the ridiculous price Sony is charging for it in your territories, I see an ebay...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
Yeah, it's really only noticeable with test...

Yeah, it's really only noticeable with test patterns like you said. I don't think my unit is a particularly "old" 1000ES and even though I've seen the band on rare occasion it's not something that...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,579
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Posted By Seegs108
You can disable the lamp protection circuit in...

You can disable the lamp protection circuit in the service menu and it should remove the issue. The drawback to doing this, according to what I've read, is that you reduce the life of the lamp.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Seegs108
They use graded DMDs for better performance. They...

They use graded DMDs for better performance. They use higher end lenses. They use better video processing. The optical pieces inside the light engine are higher quality. The build quality is better.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 123,947
Posted By Seegs108
It is possible to update the EDID on the HDMI...

It is possible to update the EDID on the HDMI chips and it's possible to update the processing inside the projector to make it work properly. This is something Sony has done in the past. For...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
You're posting in the projector subforum so...

You're posting in the projector subforum so context matters. I agree a 50" TV can get away with such content and still look good. But those posting in this subforum use screens much larger than 50"...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,506
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Posted By Seegs108
You don't fit in with the norm, especially in the...

You don't fit in with the norm, especially in the context of 4K front projection owners. Once you get to the screen sizes most of us are using, they type of quality you get with the streaming and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,506
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Posted By Seegs108
I hope there is a manual setting you can choose...

I hope there is a manual setting you can choose to force a certain output.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By Seegs108
Also I think it's important to note that the VAST...

Also I think it's important to note that the VAST majority of people here are not recording their own 4K content and the content they want to watch is Hollywood films and television shows. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,406
Posted By Seegs108
I'm not saying that will happen. I'm just saying...

I'm not saying that will happen. I'm just saying right now my generation in general can't afford to do it even if they wanted to. I think the trend will continue to be increasingly larger and larger...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2015, 05:44 AM
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Views: 123,947
Posted By Seegs108
I said most, not all, of the source components...

I said most, not all, of the source components you listed. That word was not used mistakenly or by happy coincidence.
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