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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-19-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,742
Posted By Christopher Calder
I received an explanation of why Projector...

I received an explanation of why Projector Central's lumens to foot lambert calculator is different than just using the simple formula of stated projector lumens times screen gain divided by screen...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   04-15-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18,951
Views: 764,693
Posted By Christopher Calder
Is this specific news report old news? Sorry if...

Is this specific news report old news? Sorry if I double post it, but I did a quick check and did not see it on this thread as yet. In a rush. Got it from a NG....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Christopher Calder
Well, there are allot of 720 chips out there...

Well, there are allot of 720 chips out there right now. Perhaps it's a hoax. Perhaps they just want to do it right and come out with a killer product instead of bland one. Either way, it is no...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-13-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Christopher Calder
I think HDTV/digital is going to really take off...

I think HDTV/digital is going to really take off when the better performing 5th generation receiver chips hit the market next year. When people realize they can get 8 or 10 digital channels as clear...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-07-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,161
Posted By Christopher Calder
So Sanyo will have a HT projector with 1080 by...

So Sanyo will have a HT projector with 1080 by 1920? Will it be the PLV-80 with over 2,000 lumens?

Sony will have a high resolution LCD also?

Christopher
Forum: Screens   08-05-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By Christopher Calder
Sounds to me like a screen meant for...

Sounds to me like a screen meant for advertising. These are usually difusion screens with claims of high gain, but the picture quality is actually not very good.

Christopher
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-23-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By Christopher Calder
"When I say, "Some manufacturers refer to...

"When I say, "Some manufacturers refer to DVI/HDCP as DVI/HDTV." In those cases, the two terms are interchangeable, I mean that.

While HDTV and HDCP are not the same thing, of course, DVI-HDTV...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-23-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by pittdog1 My...

Quote:
Originally posted by pittdog1
My manual that came with my set(46H83)covers all sets in the "H" series from 46" to the 65". All have HDCP on DVI. I can't imagine for the life of me why they...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-23-2004, 10:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by Karyk I went and...

Quote:
Originally posted by Karyk
I went and checked Toshiba's website, and it does in fact say DVI-HDTV, while other models say DVI w/ HDCP. HDTV and HDCP are not the same thing. I suspect it's a...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by rogo Christopher...

Quote:
Originally posted by rogo
Christopher -- The Toshiba has 2 DVI/HDCP inputs. This is per Toshiba's own spec sheet.

Mark
I hope you are correct. Thanks!

Christopher
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 11:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by pittdog1 the...

Quote:
Originally posted by pittdog1
the manual for my Toshiba 46H83 States on page 58 that DVI/HDCP is HDCP compliant. This has been varified by me with Time Warner occasionally activating HDCP...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
I just called my local Video Only store and they...

I just called my local Video Only store and they told me (one salesman) that the Toshiba 51HX93 does not have HDCP. So who do I believe? Does anyone on this forum actually own that specific model...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by Karyk The...

Quote:
Originally posted by Karyk
The Comcast Motorola boxes were recently "upgraded" such that if your set isn't HDCP compliant, you need to connect via component cables rather than DVI. This is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
Thanks gentlemen. That makes me feel better. ...

Thanks gentlemen. That makes me feel better.

Christopher
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-22-2004, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Christopher Calder
You may well be right, but the first page says: ...

You may well be right, but the first page says:

"Toshiba 51HX94 Overview:

Toshiba 51HX94 is a new system utilizes Texas Instruments' new step-up HD2+ chip to provide high resolution with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-22-2004, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Christopher Calder
HD2+ chip used in cheap RPTVs? ...

HD2+ chip used in cheap RPTVs?

http://www.plasma-tv-den.com/toshiba...x94/index.html (http://www.plasma-tv-den.com/toshiba/toshiba_51hx94/index.html)
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
bump Boy, now I am really confused! I just...

bump

Boy, now I am really confused! I just found this notice about a Toshiba 51HX94?

http://www.plasma-tv-den.com/toshiba...x94/index.html...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-22-2004, 12:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By Christopher Calder
Quote: Originally posted by rogo It is only...

Quote:
Originally posted by rogo
It is only common sense to buy such a TV today. It makes no sense to buy one without it.

Without DVI/HDCP or HDMI you will be unable to connect to digital...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-21-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Christopher Calder
Does the Toshiba Cinema Series 51HX93 have HDCP...

Does the Toshiba Cinema Series 51HX93 have HDCP with its DVI input? Isn't that some kind of cable code mechanism that allows you to receive coded HDTV signals? Please explain.

If I buy a HDTV...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-19-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,505
Posted By Christopher Calder
I just bought a Toshiba 27AFX54 flat tude...

I just bought a Toshiba 27AFX54 flat tude analogue tv to replace my ancient Toshiba 50" big screen. I could have bought a Toshiba 51" HDTV set, but it is so much wider than my old 50" 3X4 set that...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-19-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,505
Posted By Christopher Calder
"Epson Creates World's First Large Full-Color...

"Epson Creates World's First Large Full-Color OLED Display Using Original Inkjet Technology"

http://www.epson.co.jp/e/newsroom/news_2004_05_18.htm

Lets expand this discussion to include all...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-18-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Christopher Calder
If you are talking about picture quality, I...

If you are talking about picture quality, I think Toshiba is currently the leader. I just bought a Toshiba 27AFX54 27" television and it looked better in the store than any Sony, Panasonic, or JVC....
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-18-2004, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Christopher Calder
If you get a HDTV ready set without a tuner you...

If you get a HDTV ready set without a tuner you can then buy the Linx Electronics "Casper chip" HDTV receiver, which is touted as a major advancement. It is supposed to cure the ghosting problems...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-17-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,857
Posted By Christopher Calder
The perfect HDTV, in my opinion, would be a...

The perfect HDTV, in my opinion, would be a built in unit made up of a DNP new gray wide angle 122" diagonal rear projection screen, driven by a Sony LCOS 1080 projector, or two Barco 9" CRT...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-17-2004, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Christopher Calder
I like the CRT picture the best, but plasmas are...

I like the CRT picture the best, but plasmas are a close second. Plasma wins just because of space and cabinet looks. The Toshiba and Hitachi CRT HDTVs beat plasma in picture quality, but not the...
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