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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-23-2017, 04:42 PM
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Posted By opieant
Thanks for the response. There's a big difference...

Thanks for the response. There's a big difference between "focus is off by a tolerable amount due to cost cutting" and "the manufacturer doesn't even seem to be trying to line up the optics...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-23-2017, 02:37 PM
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Posted By opieant
Any external fixes for internal focus problems?

Almost every projector I've purchased in the past year has hinted at a lack of regard for focus from the manufacturers. This is absurd considering the purpose of a projector is to display something,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-18-2017, 05:25 AM
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Posted By opieant
I realize this post is quite old, but after...

I realize this post is quite old, but after testing the PLED-W800 I found that it uses diamond pixels, so there is no native resolution. Regardless of the input, the output is distorted. This...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-08-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By opieant
I'm very glad to hear that your experience is...

I'm very glad to hear that your experience is significantly improved with the brightness adjustment and a bit more use/testing.


Thank you very much for this information. Interestingly, a formal...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-04-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By opieant
1) Casio has discontinued this model, but...

1) Casio has discontinued this model, but information online about the equivalent replacement models is so limited that I can't say if anything has improved. Based on the specs not much has changed,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By opieant
Any Casio WXGA XJ-F and XJ-V series owners?

Hi all. I'm wondering if anyone here owns or has spent time with any of the following recent Casio WXGA laser-LED hybrid models:

XJ-V100W
XJ-V110W
XJ-F100W
XJ-F110W
XJ-F200WN
XJ-F210WN

All...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by Joel Clemons...

Quote:Originally Posted by Joel Clemons http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18112796)

Probably not OAR, as STARZ has adopted the HBO policy of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By opieant
Looks like IndiePlex HD and RetroPlex HD are...

Looks like IndiePlex HD and RetroPlex HD are live on Dish Network as of this afternoon. Would be interesting to know if they're airing OAR films and how the bugs are.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-05-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,334
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by HDNM ZRoss...

Quote:Originally Posted by HDNM ZRoss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18068378)

Thunderbirds Are GO
Voices of Peter Dyneley, Sylvia Anderson,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-02-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By opieant
Also on 10-14, 10-19, and 10-30 according to...

Also on 10-14, 10-19, and 10-30 according to MGM's online schedule. I guess we can try to enjoy its non-greatness over and over again. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-02-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By opieant
Looks like 'Closing Escrow' never aired after...

Looks like 'Closing Escrow' never aired after some technical problems today. Will that be rescheduled since it was only going to air today?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By opieant
It was 1.33:1, or 1.37:1, or whatever it might...

It was 1.33:1, or 1.37:1, or whatever it might have been that's about 4:3. I didn't pull out a ruler to check. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by inspector...

Quote:Originally Posted by inspector http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17012078)

Too bad we'll probably never see it on BD...


It may not be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-29-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 235,784
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by Joseph Dubin...

Quote:Originally Posted by Joseph Dubin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16742247)

But shouldn't one expect standard definition versions to look...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By opieant
Indeed. Dish Network and DIRECTV customers will...

Indeed. Dish Network and DIRECTV customers will want to catch it in HD before the end of this month since it drops to some more obscure Cinemax channels in July and will only be available in SD....
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by Doctor...

Quote:Originally Posted by Doctor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16649836)

Except sometimes you actually end up seeing more of the movie and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by Awesomeness...

Quote:Originally Posted by Awesomeness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16649690)

The only thing that worries me about black bars is the burn in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by Marty Milton...

Quote:Originally Posted by Marty Milton http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16648941)

HBO was doing this when Sopranos was first being shown...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By opieant
I can't see this happening for the simple reason...

I can't see this happening for the simple reason that if HBO actually cared about OAR enough to create an extra channel for it, they would have at least tried doing something similar to what the SD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-04-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 235,784
Posted By opieant
As long as they don't plan to tamper with...

As long as they don't plan to tamper with anything on TCM (OAR, commercial-free, uncut, uncensored, almost no bug, etc.) I'm very, very happy about this. Any tampering and it could be the end of a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-28-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 271,689
Posted By opieant
I just noticed that the IFC bug is absolutely...

I just noticed that the IFC bug is absolutely enormous on the SD channel tonight. They've stacked a small mountain of text in the corner to advertise a show (Z Rock) that is generally being...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-29-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,782
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by RandyWalters...

Quote:Originally Posted by RandyWalters http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16357883)

Me and the GF watched Fantastic Four recently on MGM and they...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-21-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,782
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by TheDaveMan...

Quote:Originally Posted by TheDaveMan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16307144)

What's the verdict on what they're doing here?

...

The...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-13-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,934
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by HDNM ZRoss...

Quote:Originally Posted by HDNM ZRoss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16259032)

Excalibur had been rated R originally, but has since been...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-09-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,934
Posted By opieant
Quote:Originally Posted by efglass...

Quote:Originally Posted by efglass http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16232992)

We have removed Hang 'Em High from the schedule due to unacceptable...
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