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Forum: Community News & Polls   03-04-2015, 12:14 AM
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Posted By MLXXX
Actually zero is the perfect score. I was rather...

Actually zero is the perfect score. I was rather surprised but that is what I got (using a 24" computer monitor screen), even though I felt a little unsure about some of the ordering. Here is what...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
A number of people in this thread have expressed...

A number of people in this thread have expressed surprise/dismay that this photo has caused so much discussion but it is in my opinion actually quite an important image. It is rare* to come across an...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
Before we could validly agree to disagree we'd ...

Before we could validly agree to disagree we'd have to be clear on what each of us actually posted! In fact I have not claimed everyone has answered the way I answered. I think if you go back and...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   03-03-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,363
Posted By MLXXX
No need for sarcasm. Of course negatives will be...

No need for sarcasm. Of course negatives will be scanned if suitable negatives are available. I was referring in that particular post to very old sources where only a print is available. I also note...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
That would fall under the poll option "Something...

That would fall under the poll option "Something else". Most people appear to see the dress EITHER as white with gold trim, OR as blue with black trim.
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 188
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Posted By MLXXX
I disagree. A great number of people (including...

I disagree. A great number of people (including myself) have reported seeing the image as a white dress with gold trim. (In my own case I do see a slight blue tinge but the tinge is so slight I am...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   03-03-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,363
Posted By MLXXX
I see from your explanation that it is only the...

I see from your explanation that it is only the recorder that uses lasers. Thanks for clarifying this.

I am aware of the idea of splitting a right source into R, G and B ranges, using dichroic...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   03-03-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,363
Posted By MLXXX
Thanks for your detailed replies above. However,...

Thanks for your detailed replies above. However, it seems you have focussed on the fineness of resolution of the intensity levels captured for RED, GREEN and BLUE. That, with respect, was not the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
As I mentioned before, the fact that in a neutral...

As I mentioned before, the fact that in a neutral light with a well adjusted camera the camera image is clearly and obviously a blue dress with black trim does not imply that the brain should only...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
It actually makes them look a dull gold, when...

It actually makes them look a dull gold, when viewed in isolation. That is the case on my monitor, and is supported by the pixel R G and B values with Red and Green being significantly higher than...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
It is known that the tri-stimulus of Red Green...

It is known that the tri-stimulus of Red Green and Blue on a screen can look a slightly different colour to different people all with "normal" vision. Another possibility is the gamma setting of a...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-03-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,887
Posted By MLXXX
Highjinx, what we are examining is a camera...

Highjinx, what we are examining is a camera capture under non-ideal conditions. The image is drastically distorted compared with the images we have seen taken of the same dress with a more neutral...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   01-28-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By MLXXX
If the frames on your regular glasses are so...

If the frames on your regular glasses are so large that you cannot conveniently wear a pair of passive 3D glasses over them, you could consider simply getting some clip-on 3D glasses for your...
Forum: 3D Displays   01-25-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By MLXXX
The fact no one has, suggests it is not a common...

The fact no one has, suggests it is not a common situation.

KingAdrock816 has not specified what source is being used, e.g. a 3D Blu-ray disc played on a Blu-ray player, feeding the TV directly...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   01-22-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,363
Posted By MLXXX
Actually negative has been scanned at 4k to 10...

Actually negative has been scanned at 4k to 10 bit log since about 1994. Its exactly the same spec used today. A Cineon Lightning scanner from the mid 90s creates scans that are exacty the same...
Forum: 3D Content   01-21-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
The judder occurs every time there is a pan so...

The judder occurs every time there is a pan so there is no special reason to think about it. It's more noticeable if you sit near the front. That may make a moviegoer "think" about it. We don't give...
Forum: 3D Content   01-20-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
I have never seen any patrons leave a 3D 48fps...

I have never seen any patrons leave a 3D 48fps showing of Hobbit and I have seen the three in the trilogy in relatively small cinemas where someone standing up and walking out would tend to be...
Forum: 3D Content   01-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
I think it's worth noting there is very little...

I think it's worth noting there is very little visible difference between 4:2:0 and 4:4:4 with 4K real world video rather than computer text (e.g. using a pc operating at 30fps). Even very close to a...
Forum: 3D Content   01-20-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
This is only one issue of several wigglywaffles...

This is only one issue of several wigglywaffles has raised. I may comment on some of the other issues later (if and when I get some time to do so!).


According to the above, your TV accepts...
Forum: 3D Content   01-19-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
Yes, I hadn't seen that very recent news: ...

Yes, I hadn't seen that very recent news: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/james-cameron-avatar-sequel-delayed-late-2017-28212928
If you shoot at a high frame rate (as he will) it...
Forum: 3D Content   01-19-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
And there is the question of graphics processing...

And there is the question of graphics processing units and the onboard decoding they are capable of. It is asking for trouble to depend on a CPU to decode 4k 2D HEVC at 60p rather than a dedicated...
Forum: 3D Content   01-19-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,728
Posted By MLXXX
You are fortunate that with your eyesight the...

You are fortunate that with your eyesight the lines fill in when viewing a 3D source on a Full HD passive 3D display. For me, I still see the horizontal black lines if at an average viewing...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-13-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 41,514
Posted By MLXXX
Within the context where the above appeared of...

Within the context where the above appeared of "6. The Burn-in Lie", I read the reference to loudspeaker settling in (or break-in) not so much as a positive claim that new loudspeakers are likely to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 41,514
Posted By MLXXX
That YouTube video neatly illustrates the danger ...

That YouTube video neatly illustrates the danger of not aligning files accurately that are intended to be listened to with an ABX player that can be set to listen to a precise segment of the files....
Forum: 3D Content   01-09-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 36,431
Posted By MLXXX
I find the first two articles SFMike has drawn...

I find the first two articles SFMike has drawn our attention to above quite perplexing in their ignorance. Is it that 3D having become such a standard feature and tending not to be emphasised these...
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