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Forum: AVS Forum® Podcasts   04-21-2017, 10:16 PM
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Posted By skoolpsyk
I wonder if modern viewers would give the same...

I wonder if modern viewers would give the same results as Joe's study of eye fatigue. I know that when I first started getting into AV back in the early 90s, I used to feel eye strain/visual fatigue...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-19-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By skoolpsyk
yes, thanks so much for sharing this; that part 6...

yes, thanks so much for sharing this; that part 6 was very enlightening indeed!







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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-18-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,173
Posted By skoolpsyk
do you have a link to those wallpapers? thanks!

do you have a link to those wallpapers? thanks!
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-14-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,507
Posted By skoolpsyk
there have been several experiments that have...

there have been several experiments that have demonstrated evolution of bacteria in the lab under changing conditions but you seem to be a total denier so I doubt you would believe it anyway...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-06-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,360
Posted By skoolpsyk
It would be nice if there were a database of...

It would be nice if there were a database of screen sizes for Dolby Vision theaters...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-03-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,549
Posted By skoolpsyk
Is there a maximum size? could they make full...

Is there a maximum size? could they make full IMAX-size wall?

how bullish is Sony on this technology? are they thinking it's the next big thing or do they not really want to put the money behind...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-03-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,433
Posted By skoolpsyk
Dave, is there any truth to the saying that with...

Dave, is there any truth to the saying that with Osram bulbs if the name is printed on the bottom then it is a sure counterfeit? (with the genuine bulbs Osram is molded into the base?)

such as...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-28-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,507
Posted By skoolpsyk
I can't stand HFR for drama, but for nature docs...

I can't stand HFR for drama, but for nature docs I love it (and for porn, which is also a kind of nature doc?).

I've been watching a blu-ray rip of Planet Earth II at 60fps using dimitrirender...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By skoolpsyk
I originally saw the news on verge.com and the...

I originally saw the news on verge.com and the author there said, "A typical screen is between 45 and 65 feet wide, whereas IMAX theaters typically have a 72-feet-wide screen."

So that's pretty...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By skoolpsyk
Samsung is building 4K LED movie theater screens

https://news.samsung.com/global/samsung-electronics-premieres-the-theater-of-the-future-with-new-cinema-screen-technology

Samsung Electronics will unveil its latest visual display blockbuster, the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,893
Posted By skoolpsyk
interesting...what size is it?

interesting...what size is it?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,338
Posted By skoolpsyk
I have a 1080ST and was thinking about replacing...

I have a 1080ST and was thinking about replacing the unit instead of the bulb (if the price drops); but what about the area of fan noise?

I run mine on smarteco and it's pretty darn loud and it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 968
Posted By skoolpsyk
why so insulting? most of us have done our own...

why so insulting? most of us have done our own research and frankly I couldn't care less what dolby claims and what the measurements are; I'm going to go to the theater with the best picture,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-13-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By skoolpsyk
"The following projector lamp includes the bulb...

"The following projector lamp includes the bulb and housing for easy installation. The lamp uses the same OEM 240W Osram brand bulb used by Benq, for identical quality and performance"

sure does...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-08-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,286
Posted By skoolpsyk
ok, before I order could someone please confirm...

ok, before I order could someone please confirm that I've got the right ones? (I've never taken a fan apart before...)



there's these:...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-07-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,988
Views: 1,824,769
Posted By skoolpsyk
here's a thread about it:...

here's a thread about it: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projectors-under-3-000-usd-msrp/1967218-benq-w1070-fan-rattle-fix-well-really-2-fixes.html

I haven't tried it; tempted but...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-07-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11,988
Views: 1,824,769
Posted By skoolpsyk
If I didn't have to have a short throw version I...

If I didn't have to have a short throw version I would definitely do that! But the STs run about $1k so it's not so attractive for me.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-04-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,032
Posted By skoolpsyk
FYI, there is NO post-credit scene. Our packed...

FYI, there is NO post-credit scene. Our packed theater waited for one but it never came. I actually knew this, but so many people were waiting I questioned the info I read!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-01-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,079
Posted By skoolpsyk
Awesome; thanks for the link, that will be where...

Awesome; thanks for the link, that will be where I'll check from now on (hopefully Bladerunner 2049 will eventually be on that list too!)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-01-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,032
Posted By skoolpsyk
Got my tickets! Dolby Vision theater (it's...

Got my tickets! Dolby Vision theater (it's graded in HDR)

and yeah, NO 3D!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-01-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,079
Posted By skoolpsyk
hmmm, I just bought tickets for Logan, but I...

hmmm, I just bought tickets for Logan, but I don't see it on the list....
Forum: AVS Forum® Podcasts   02-28-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By skoolpsyk
I was hoping to hear a bit more about CLEDIS, it...

I was hoping to hear a bit more about CLEDIS, it really sounds fascinating! Like, could it be used as a movie theater display? I wonder if we'll ever see an emissive screen technology used in...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-12-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,551
Posted By skoolpsyk
where did you get your bulb may I ask? ...

where did you get your bulb may I ask?

there are threads about this, but I keep reading horror stories; sounds like you found a source that worked well.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-30-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,172
Posted By skoolpsyk
I did the exact same thing for the same reason; a...

I did the exact same thing for the same reason; a little further away for me, but sooooo worth it.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-29-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,172
Posted By skoolpsyk
Thanks for those articles. I had been looking for...

Thanks for those articles. I had been looking for info on this but hadn't seen the latimes one.

So I guess it's true? I finally found a theater that will have laser projection for their 2D...
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