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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-31-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,012
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Posted By Gil Arroyo
Lamp ok

Not to worry (yet) My 350 is doing fine at 2000 hours. Relative measurement almost the same as new. Using "High".
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-15-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Sony fmp-x10

The FMP-X10 is supported by SONY and delivers pay 4K and NETFLIX 4K native and upconverted. The ROKU 4 delivers upconverted AMAZON as well.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-28-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
HDR upgrade?

SONY announced an automatic HDR upgrade for several of their newer flat screen TVs via "Network". I wonder if this might apply to the firmware in the 350 ? Any word on any upgrades up to now?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-28-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Hdr upgrade?

SONY announced an automatic HDR upgrade for several of their newer flat screen TVs via "Network". I wonder if this might apply to the firmware in the 350 ? Any word on any upgrades up to now?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-03-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
darbee in the HDMI output

YES--in the HDMI 1 input. The upconversions from DVDs look almost like BluRay and the BluRays look almost like 4K.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 515,220
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Has anyone found a good hi-reflectivity paint,...

Has anyone found a good hi-reflectivity paint, (paints with greater than 1.5 response)?
Any experience as to the practicality of painting without image surface defects?


Wilsonart is nice but...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-07-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Lens error

The lens is not perfect; the focus over a large flat screen is not uniform. Try"correcting" the 'non-focused' area by moving your projector away from dead center and varying the distance to the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-02-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
4k uhd when and where?

Yes, 4K/UHD from a streaming SONY source and then copied to hard drive may be compromised and not classified as the real 4K/UHD.
We may have to wait until delivered via shiny silver discs. ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-29-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
I am using the SONY VPLVW350ES with both a 1080P...

I am using the SONY VPLVW350ES with both a 1080P output from a SONY BDP790 BluRay player and the SONY FMP-X10 UHD/4K Media Player. The SONY Entertainment Center provides many UHD feature films...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 120,061
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Why buy 4k enhancement

Golly gee--I guess those who bought the Epson 10K for UHD (4K) enhancement should forget that "feature" and just be happy they bought a nice lens and a laser illuminator 1080P machine. Maybe the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-27-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Best 4k movie

That's easy. "Lawrence of Arabia". This film was a 70mm print and lovingly restored twice with 8K processing. It is gorgeous.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
LOOK FOR THE 70 mm TITLES

I wouldn't bother to convert any of these titles to 4K; well, maybe "SALT". There is only one 70mm title available: it is "LAWRENCE OF ARABIA". It is a knockout in 4k compared to Blu-Ray. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
New 4k uhd test patterns

:)

The "folks" that have done that did not do it in 4K/UHD--; now, did they?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-14-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
For whatever reason, the existence of the NETFLIX...

For whatever reason, the existence of the NETFLIX TEST PATTERNS have been a well kept secret in this thread?:confused:


Go to the search mode using either your SONY FMP-X10 4K UHD media player...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
For whatever reason; the NETFLIX TEST PATTERNS ...

For whatever reason; the NETFLIX TEST PATTERNS have been a well kept secret in this thread?:confused:


:eek:There are a series of revealing patterns in both 1080P and 4k/UHD.


Go to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-14-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Nice 350 Lens

The 350 has a 14 element glass lens with an aspheric front element; I assume coated.
Not bad for only $10K.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-09-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
SORRY--my error

:(


Sorry, I thought I had transferred several UTUBE 4K shorts to the external drive and now I find them DELETED from BOTH drives by SONY with only the transferred SONY titles remaining on the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-08-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
yes

yes
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Tech support lacking

The tech support person in Manila told me the same thing about the new SONY 4K projector VPLVW350 and hung up on me when I got a little persuasive. The actual fact is, that not only is the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-05-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Thank you for the clarification. "Lawrence of...

Thank you for the clarification. "Lawrence of Arabia" was my first purchase and I am delighted at the 4k quality of this 70 mm film and the SEN manipulative flexibility. It took about 10 hours to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-04-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Transfer or delete titles?

Does anyone know if it is possible to transfer titles from the main hard drive to the attached external hard drive, and vice versa ?
Is it possible to delete specific titles from either drive...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-01-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,667
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Follow the dollar

No one is predicting whether or not the new 4K ROKU (if and when) will be able to access Netflix or (if and when) Amazon. I think the FMP-X10 is still the best bet for 4K for the rest of the year....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 86,009
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Is it $10k ?

Did Sony return the VPL-VW350 price to $10,000?
Forum: Screens   02-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,916
Posted By Gil Arroyo
Magnum uses countertop material, so you could...

Magnum uses countertop material, so you could experiment with a piece ordered from Home
Depot. Curvature does not reject room light. Side viewing is not acceptable for serious viewing; but...
Forum: Screens   02-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,916
Posted By Gil Arroyo
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/data:image/png;base6...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAmoAAADVCAYAAADn0dz2AAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAADsMAAA7DAcdvqGQAAKN0SURBVHhe7f1bbxtJtj8Kri532wfFEnG0...
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