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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By John Schuermann
I don't know of one. The PC calculator is...

I don't know of one. The PC calculator is usually accurate (though you might check BenQ's site).

Not everyone sees rainbows. I owned a single chip DLP for years before I saw my first rainbow. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By John Schuermann
Haven't played with the BenQ, but as a rule I...

Haven't played with the BenQ, but as a rule I like DLP over LCD any day. I personally have a problem with DLP rainbows so that would be my only caveat.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By John Schuermann
^ Good suggestion. Shrink the image down. ...

^ Good suggestion. Shrink the image down.

I've never seen a lamp throw colors off as much as you are describing. I suppose it's possible, but I've never seen it. Then again, it may be just a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,237
Posted By John Schuermann
I would hardly say LCoS is blurred compared to...

I would hardly say LCoS is blurred compared to DLP - that's quite an overstatement. Others says LCoS looks "smoother" than DLP. My thoughts are outlined in my previous post.

RE: brightness. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,237
Posted By John Schuermann
Pretty much agree with the above. 1500 lumens is...

Pretty much agree with the above. 1500 lumens is quite bright for a home theater projector, though I am not sure what the calibrated output of the 350 is. It might knock the real world brightness...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-03-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,237
Posted By John Schuermann
The VPLVW350ES is a true 4096 x 2160 4K...

The VPLVW350ES is a true 4096 x 2160 4K projector, not a "wobulated" upscaler. That makes the 350 the least expensive genuine 4K projector on the market right now.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,237
Posted By John Schuermann
The word I got from the head engineer at one of...

The word I got from the head engineer at one of the biggest consumer / professional DLP projector manufacturers a couple of months ago was that single chip DLP 4K is simply not practical right now. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,283
Posted By John Schuermann
Why not seriously consider some JBLs? Chances...

Why not seriously consider some JBLs? Chances are that the music and movies you are listening to where mixed on a set of JBLs anyway, and from at least this semi-pro's perspective there is nothing...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 847
Posted By John Schuermann
Another recommendation for JBL and Harmon. As...

Another recommendation for JBL and Harmon. As several have mentioned, Harman is essentially the only speaker company in the world that has the budget and facilities for the kind of R&D that can...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-29-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
What about when the near field mix IS the...

What about when the near field mix IS the director's approved track? The Game is an example that works against you. Here's a description of the note from the Criterion edition release that...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-27-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
You know, I can relate to what Brian Vessa said...

You know, I can relate to what Brian Vessa said from a very personal standpoint. I want to listen to films at reference level, but my wife finds the peaks way too loud (I'm sure there are others...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-27-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Not sure if you are arguing with me personally or...

Not sure if you are arguing with me personally or what I am reporting back as my experience with the studios. It's one thing for me to simply report back the actual feedback I've received, another...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Here are some initial costs - minimal I...

Here are some initial costs - minimal I acknowledge but there (I'll get to the bigger costs in a moment):

1. Rendering the near field mix to a lossy (say, Dolby Digital) format. Licensing and...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
I've never *specifically* heard someone say "I'm...

I've never *specifically* heard someone say "I'm not buying a Blu-ray disc because I have to ride the volume control." But I have heard many, many, MANY consumers make the complaint about the volume...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Because the number of people complaining about...

Because the number of people complaining about "riding the volume knob" and unintelligible dialogue is MUCH higher than those people complaining that the mix on the disc is not identical to the...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-24-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Sure, it would be great to have the option of...

Sure, it would be great to have the option of both mixes on the disc, but I can just about guarantee it will never happen. It would add additional cost and complexity to the Blu-ray production...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-24-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Thanks for linking to Sean Olive's blog - lots of...

Thanks for linking to Sean Olive's blog - lots of good information can be found there. I also love your Floyd Toole quote :)
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
There are people commenting in this thread who...

There are people commenting in this thread who definitely have much more experience than I do in mixing for theatrical. Since most indies these days go straight to video of some kind (disc or VOD,...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-22-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Sometimes I use my Sennheiser HD25s for that, but...

Sometimes I use my Sennheiser HD25s for that, but now that I've taken the steps to sound insulate my room I don't need to anymore :)
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-22-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Well, yes and no. Even if you aren't doing noise...

Well, yes and no. Even if you aren't doing noise reduction, you need to match background noise levels from take to take so it's consistent. When there is computer or HVAC noise in the mixing room...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
Thanks for the link - had not seen that. I...

Thanks for the link - had not seen that.

I can't vouch for "all" or even "most" mixing rooms, but when I was designing my mix studio to cater to independent films, I took advantage of the many...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-20-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,688
Posted By John Schuermann
While I don't mix big budget films like FilmMixer...

While I don't mix big budget films like FilmMixer and thehun do, I can absolutely vouch for the validity of what they are saying. I've mixed (and scored) over half a dozen independent films, and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By John Schuermann
Thanks! To be clear, I'm just shooting my proof...

Thanks! To be clear, I'm just shooting my proof of concept right now. Who knows what will happen once I raise the funding? ;)
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,324
Posted By John Schuermann
Quick point: The idea of 1:1 pixel mapping...

Quick point:

The idea of 1:1 pixel mapping is *kind of* a myth. Most modern Scope films come to Blu-ray from DCP masters, which have a resolution of 2048 x 858. This is reduced to 1920 x 810...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By John Schuermann
I am so glad you posted this! It's true that the...

I am so glad you posted this! It's true that the 4K medium is mostly utilized so that filmmakers can re-compose their shots in post without noticeable degradation. I'm doing it myself with my...
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