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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-23-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,723
Posted By Phat Phreddy
So unexpected.. Cliff was here before I...

So unexpected..

Cliff was here before I ever arrived and still here even after I was not so active.. His knowledge was incredible and his contribution huge..

My thoughts go out to his family,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-11-2005, 03:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,515
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Name calling and bickering are not welcome.....

Name calling and bickering are not welcome.. Please leave it at that...

We now return you to your regularly scheduled discussion...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-07-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Girder was released with a specific set of terms...

Girder was released with a specific set of terms in its EULA that it could not be redistributed. Girder is no no longer freeware and the old versions have been removed from the official distribution...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,232
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Lets be fair though Dean, DRM does impinge on...

Lets be fair though Dean, DRM does impinge on fair use far more than simply content theft (I know your argument that content providers must do something to protect themselves but given the record...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-21-2005, 11:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
I am not miss understanding what you say at...

I am not miss understanding what you say at all..

What I am pointing out is that while you advocate a 'hard' cutoff at 16 (I agree.. Its the only way to keep a solid low black level for most...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-21-2005, 11:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
I am not miss understanding what you say at...

I am not miss understanding what you say at all..

What I am pointing out is that while you advocate a 'hard' cutoff at 16 (I agree.. Its the only way to keep a solid low black level for most...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-21-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
As an audio analogy I would consider studio...

As an audio analogy I would consider studio white to be simply running a tiny bit short of peak db but leaving data below studio black would create a constant hiss..

What would be worse in an...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-21-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
As an audio analogy I would consider studio...

As an audio analogy I would consider studio white to be simply running a tiny bit short of peak db but leaving data below studio black would create a constant hiss..

What would be worse in an...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-21-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
But you are approaching this from a CRT...

But you are approaching this from a CRT backgroundQuote:

showing typical brightly lit scenes properly, and without blurring, color bias, or geometry distortion.


On my DLP whites do none of...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-21-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
But you are approaching this from a CRT...

But you are approaching this from a CRT backgroundQuote:
showing typical brightly lit scenes properly, and without blurring, color bias, or geometry distortion.
On my DLP whites do none of the...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-21-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Apolgies in advance Chris.. Quote: ...

Apolgies in advance Chris..

Quote:

There are good technical reasons for it, and it's not supposed to be clipped off at any stage of the video pipeline.


Now we are back to where I began.....
Forum: Display Calibration   01-21-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Apolgies in advance Chris.. Quote: There...

Apolgies in advance Chris..

Quote:
There are good technical reasons for it, and it's not supposed to be clipped off at any stage of the video pipeline.
Now we are back to where I began.. If the...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-18-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Fine, thats my understanding also (though I had...

Fine, thats my understanding also (though I had believed some argued that below black should be visible.. That perception was wrong)..

However.. Given the previous example of Jurrasic park (I...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-18-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Fine, thats my understanding also (though I had...

Fine, thats my understanding also (though I had believed some argued that below black should be visible.. That perception was wrong)..

However.. Given the previous example of Jurrasic park (I...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-18-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
I should point out that my HT experience has...

I should point out that my HT experience has been solely with HTPC (and projectors) I have never even owned a DVD player etc.. My HTPC output a full 0 - 255 signal with below black data. I then tune...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-18-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
I should point out that my HT experience has...

I should point out that my HT experience has been solely with HTPC (and projectors) I have never even owned a DVD player etc.. My HTPC output a full 0 - 255 signal with below black data. I then tune...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-18-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Very interesting... If I am still stuck...

Very interesting...

If I am still stuck miss understanding then just say so but if a display is perfectly calibrated would all those values not be outside of the dynamic range of the display.. Eg...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-18-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Very interesting... If I am still stuck...

Very interesting...

If I am still stuck miss understanding then just say so but if a display is perfectly calibrated would all those values not be outside of the dynamic range of the display.. Eg...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-14-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Agreed I am competely miss using IRE (7.5 for...

Agreed I am competely miss using IRE (7.5 for black or 0 for black) incorrectly.. Really its a case of struggling to find terms for 'slightly higher shade of grey than absolute black' etc. Lack of...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-14-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Agreed I am competely miss using IRE (7.5 for...

Agreed I am competely miss using IRE (7.5 for black or 0 for black) incorrectly.. Really its a case of struggling to find terms for 'slightly higher shade of grey than absolute black' etc. Lack of...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   01-14-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 164,988
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Superb guide.. The one thing I have a problem...

Superb guide.. The one thing I have a problem with is digital outputs to digital projectors.

We all know that contrast is one issue with digital projectors that we like to improve upon. My...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-14-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,089
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Superb guide.. The one thing I have a problem...

Superb guide.. The one thing I have a problem with is digital outputs to digital projectors.

We all know that contrast is one issue with digital projectors that we like to improve upon. My...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Phat Phreddy
It is easy to look at this with a N American or...

It is easy to look at this with a N American or N European mindset, that just assumes data connectivity is simple and a modest cost..

I live in SE Asia.. The island where I am has been designated...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Quote: I disagree here. On this forum many...

Quote:
I disagree here. On this forum many post links to web pages regarding the topic being discussed. I click many of those links, and each time I do, there's a chance that the link actually...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Phat Phreddy
Hardly.. Playing content and its subsequent...

Hardly.. Playing content and its subsequent (unknown unexpected and uncontrolled) licence aquisition is not quite the same as volentarily going to a site..

Personally my HTPC is a lot less secure...
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