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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-24-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6,009
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Posted By John Ballentine
Sadly, I'm definitely waiting till end of year to...

Sadly, I'm definitely waiting till end of year to see how generation 2 shakes out before replacing my aging RS35, which has 4000+ hours, killer FTB's and none of these issues at all. Just don't feel...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-20-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
That would be great if the bright corners do...

That would be great if the bright corners do diminish (even if just a little) after 50-60 hours of use. Maybe that's what's happening w/ Rich's 600 too. If so, those w/ subtle bright corners...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-19-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
May be closer to the truth than a dream......

May be closer to the truth than a dream... (hopefully JVC takes the bright corner problem serious and comes up w/ a fix or work around somehow)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-14-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
I agree. When JVC tests a returned projector do...

I agree. When JVC tests a returned projector do they test for bright corners in a bat cave type environment? What test material do they use? Is it a subjective call or a measured call? Who makes...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-13-2016, 09:56 AM
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Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
Hi Rich, I had a bright corner projector (RS1)...

Hi Rich,
I had a bright corner projector (RS1) for 18 months. I struggled with it every single day for the entire time I owned it. As do you, I like many dark films (Horror, Sci-fi/Space) and I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-06-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
This bright corner thing is wacky. And dates all...

This bright corner thing is wacky. And dates all the way back to 2006 and the RS1. Must be in the design. Looks to me like some kind of internal reflection. But makes no sense why some units are...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-29-2015, 09:59 AM
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Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
Back in 2009 my RS1 had bright corners and it...

Back in 2009 my RS1 had bright corners and it took away from my enjoyment of the units incredible (at that time) contrast and "fade to blacks." Many others noticed them too. I tried everything for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
Bright corners, streaking, image noise. My RS35...

Bright corners, streaking, image noise. My RS35 (4000+ hours) has none of these issues (nor did my RS20). I was contemplating a new projector this year, but am waiting to see how these issues play...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-05-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 210,571
Posted By John Ballentine
Wonder how Rich is doing? Testing Testing...

Wonder how Rich is doing? Testing Testing Testing. Hope it's going well. Anxious to hear from him.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-12-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8,888
Views: 997,164
Posted By John Ballentine
Hi Rob! Wow! I remember when we all bought our...

Hi Rob! Wow! I remember when we all bought our RS-1's together. It was truly a ground breaking machine. Loved it. I moved on however to an RS-20, then an RS-35 (which I'm still using). Waiting...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-16-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 117,649
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by R...

Quote:Originally Posted by R Harkness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1506160/official-jvc-dla-x700r-rs57u-owners-thread/1140#post_24366390)

JOE-C,
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 65,558
Posted By John Ballentine
How does your RS67 compare to your RS35 in other...

How does your RS67 compare to your RS35 in other areas?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-02-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,518
Posted By John Ballentine
How many hours on your RS-20? (Mine failed at...

How many hours on your RS-20? (Mine failed at 2600 hours)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-31-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 117,649
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zombie10k http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1506160/official-jvc-dla-x700r-rs57u-owners-thread/360#post_24135079)

Ok, so folks...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-24-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 211,886
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by R...

Quote:Originally Posted by R Harkness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486011/new-range-jvc-2014/2430#post_24110399)

Wow. It's like capturing a photo of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-22-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,418
Views: 642,541
Posted By John Ballentine
Quick question (I searched but found no answer):...

Quick question (I searched but found no answer):
Have CIH set-up. Is the Darbee % level read-out adjustable like sub-titles so it can be moved higher up on the screen? With my separate Darbee and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-24-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,536
Posted By John Ballentine
I've had my 480 system (AVS purchase) since Dec...

I've had my 480 system (AVS purchase) since Dec 2008. It hasn't needed any adjustment what-so-ever. Just an occasional shot of an air duster. And I've probably used the motorized slide 1000 times....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By John Ballentine
Yep. Looks like my old JVC. Optical block....

Yep. Looks like my old JVC. Optical block. Repair could cost upwards of 3K.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,762
Posted By John Ballentine
My RS20 (manufactured Dec 2008) has magenta...

My RS20 (manufactured Dec 2008) has magenta strip running down left side (ceiling mounted). Drove it to JVC repair in Long Beach. Cost $3500. to repair so sitting in my attic right now. Occurred 2...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-04-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 137,052
Posted By John Ballentine
My RS20 (Dec 2008) has magenta strip down left...

My RS20 (Dec 2008) has magenta strip down left side (ceiling mounted). Drove it to JVC repair in Long Beach. Cost $3500. to repair so sitting in my attic right now. Occurred 2 1/2 years after...
Forum: Video Processors   12-27-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9,088
Views: 740,052
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AustinJerry http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399154/darbee-vision-darblet/5190#post_22746759)

Wow, John, that averages out to...
Forum: Video Processors   12-26-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,088
Views: 740,052
Posted By John Ballentine
Watched 192 movies since installing the Darby on...

Watched 192 movies since installing the Darby on 8/3/12. I've had 5 instances of snow-flash (loss of HDMI handshake). Using 3' cable from Onkyo preamp out to Darby then 35' cable to JVC RS35...
Forum: Video Processors   12-24-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9,088
Views: 740,052
Posted By John Ballentine
Shocking. Hope you didn't just jinx it!

Shocking. Hope you didn't just jinx it!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 21,902
Posted By John Ballentine
Yep. I put a post it note inside my BD case to...

Yep. I put a post it note inside my BD case to remind me to switch to LPCM in case I should ever watch this film again (5-10 years from now http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-19-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 21,902
Posted By John Ballentine
Even a single non-repeatable audio dropout is...

Even a single non-repeatable audio dropout is unacceptable to me. Especially if you have people over and during the dropout they say "remind me again how much $ you spent on this system"...
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