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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-21-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 880
Posted By DanFrancis
What display was used in your HDR 5000 nits...

What display was used in your HDR 5000 nits picture? What was used for the SDR 1000 nits picture?

Inquiring minds want to know...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-09-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,491
Posted By DanFrancis
-or to put this post another way: just because...

-or to put this post another way: just because you CAN doesn't mean you SHOULD
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-04-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 70,259
Posted By DanFrancis
Manufacturers like Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Sony,...

Manufacturers like Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Sony, etc develop their own HDMI boards.

Boutique manufacturers like Trinnov, ADA, Datasat, Theta, etc. rely on Momentum Data Systems for their HDMI...
Forum: Display Devices   05-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By DanFrancis
My apologies, this projector has been sold. ...

My apologies, this projector has been sold.

Dan
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-24-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 124,641
Posted By DanFrancis
My suggestion is to get familiar with the RS20i...

My suggestion is to get familiar with the RS20i first, it has the steeper learning curve. I recently commissioned a commercial theater in the Bahamas ( http://www.the-island-house.com ), and it...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,032
Posted By DanFrancis
That tweeter/midrange combo is likely to roll-off...

That tweeter/midrange combo is likely to roll-off more than the AMT above 16k. That looks like a Morel CAT-30 to me…
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-31-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 70,259
Posted By DanFrancis
I run 8 subwoofers in our demo room perfectly...

I run 8 subwoofers in our demo room perfectly fine, there may be some images of what the subs are doing in the room in this thread:
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,879
Views: 442,233
Posted By DanFrancis
You know, it's funny that Nick should mention it-...

You know, it's funny that Nick should mention it- I've always wanted to see how the Casablanca and RS20i stacked-up against each other sonically. Now that the CBIVa and CBV are on their way, it's...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-20-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 27,795
Posted By DanFrancis
My thought process is this: if you use the...

My thought process is this: if you use the Jensen, you're pretty much guaranteed to not have issues going from balance to unbalanced no matter what equipment you're using. For me, personally, if it's...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 27,795
Posted By DanFrancis
when connecting balanced to unbalanced, it's best...

when connecting balanced to unbalanced, it's best to use a transformer-type adaptor instead of just lifting one pin, Jensen transformer makes outstanding adaptors for balanced to unbalanced and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By DanFrancis
IMAX below deck, and C SEED above, the perfect...

IMAX below deck, and C SEED above, the perfect pairing!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By DanFrancis
I can't imagine that they have sold out of them...

I can't imagine that they have sold out of them yet- though likely close to it. Besides, who's talking about a NEW projector? It's entirely possible there are some out there in play at the moment.
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By DanFrancis
Peter, thanks for the profuse information...

Peter, thanks for the profuse information regarding visual vaseline and all, but I was recommending the HD5, which as we all know is based on a Christie chassis, not a Barco.

And you may have...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By DanFrancis
If you're going after a 14-15' wide screen you...

If you're going after a 14-15' wide screen you need to be looking at 5000-10000 lumens before calibration, period. We put a 5000 lumen Display Development HD-5 at Art's place and with a new lamp...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-04-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By DanFrancis
I would think that you can modify the existing...

I would think that you can modify the existing door/jamb for a crash bar on the inside and a handle (not a knob) on the outside. I would imagine that with some research you can find that hardware...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 124,641
Posted By DanFrancis
Yup, sorry, I mistyped. I meant 6 off lfe and 2...

Yup, sorry, I mistyped. I meant 6 off lfe and 2 off full range mains. Back then the prototype had really basic bass management: like only large or small with rather limited options beyond crossover...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 124,641
Posted By DanFrancis
When I had the RS20i in our demo room I fed 8...

When I had the RS20i in our demo room I fed 8 subwoofers with 1 input signal (via channel routing), this was before he bass management system was finalized- so we had to play with different...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,409
Posted By DanFrancis
Some folks, yes, I agree that is the case. BUT I...

Some folks, yes, I agree that is the case. BUT I have personally experienced some systems of people that have participated in this very forum that hover around that 500k+ mark, and I have to say...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-28-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,535
Posted By DanFrancis
Almost ALL of Morris Kessler's amps have these...

Almost ALL of Morris Kessler's amps have these characteristics, and have for quite some time- the ATI built amps have been a "dirty little secret" in the industry for years and years.

The ATI...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 44,938
Posted By DanFrancis
Can, I'm a huge blues fan too. PM me sometime...

Can, I'm a huge blues fan too. PM me sometime with some places to hear good blues in the LA area (if that's where you're at). Maybe we can catch some tunes together the next time I'm in LA.

Dan
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,804
Posted By DanFrancis
Great Pictures Jeff!

Great Pictures Jeff!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 70,259
Posted By DanFrancis
Agreed, though I personally have a bit of an...

Agreed, though I personally have a bit of an apprehension regarding hot-rodding the gear (strictly because from my standpoint, reliability is key and those mods have traditionally caused some...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 70,259
Posted By DanFrancis
I definitely agree with this statement. My...

I definitely agree with this statement. My addition would be that the Datasat can tend to sound more closed-off and less spacious once Dirac is engaged, versus not engaged. This is really only...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-16-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,804
Posted By DanFrancis
Sorry, Can, but you're a little off on that one-...

Sorry, Can, but you're a little off on that one- the folks responsible for the AP20 and the RS20i are in fact VERY knowledgable regarding the brutality of commercial and home electronics. In fact,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-16-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,804
Posted By DanFrancis
C SEED is outdoor only. Currently 6mm pitch @...

C SEED is outdoor only. Currently 6mm pitch @ 5000 nits. It's effective at the minimum viewing distance (30-40') when the there's high APL, you need sunglasses practically.

Billionaire toys….
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