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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Mike Garrett
The problem is going to come from a guy with a...

The problem is going to come from a guy with a large screen, that enters the information and then posts or writes an article talking about DV not looking any better than regular BD. Or from a guy...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-26-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mike Garrett
That will work for everything except for UHD BD...

That will work for everything except for UHD BD and a dedicated player should work there as long as the UHD BD manufacturer checks the appropriate flag.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-26-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mike Garrett
HD6000 mounted on power slide, that I purchased...

HD6000 mounted on power slide, that I purchased several years ago. Have used it with multiple projectors. What are you planning to use to stretch vertical sources? The 5040 does not do vertical...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-26-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mike Garrett
Two pieces of unistrut. Then used a Chief 16"...

Two pieces of unistrut. Then used a Chief 16" joist mount bracket. Allows me to move projector forward and backward, right and left. Can do the same with the A-lens.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-26-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mike Garrett
I got tired of building new plates for mounting...

I got tired of building new plates for mounting my A-lens, every time I changed projectors. I installed a rail system with separate mounting for projector and A-lens. Now I can mount any digital...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-26-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mike Garrett
The choice of A-lens or no A-lens usually comes...

The choice of A-lens or no A-lens usually comes down to cost. Many people are just not willing to invest the needed money. I saw all of the systems you saw in KC and then some. HDR image wise I will...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 71,812
Posted By Mike Garrett
I figured that was it. That is why I asked for a...

I figured that was it. That is why I asked for a picture. It happens from time to time and that black seal is easy to push back in place.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 184,130
Posted By Mike Garrett
What size and aspect screen? What screen fabric...

What size and aspect screen?
What screen fabric are you using?
What throw are you using?
Normal or high lamp?
What manual iris setting?

I am trying to determine, just how bright you are...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
Posted By Mike Garrett
Yes, Next Level Acoustics sent me a pair of...

Yes, Next Level Acoustics sent me a pair of CI-IWHDMON speakers for me to evaluate. This was a good selection since I already have a room with a similar design speaker in use, to compare to. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 27,434
Posted By Mike Garrett
Two things. The actual gain of the Carada is...

Two things. The actual gain of the Carada is 1.09, so not a whole lot brighter. Also he was not using the new slider control, which helps with the brightness.
Forum: Video Processors   04-24-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 779,975
Posted By Mike Garrett
I am hearing, June before 1080P version is back...

I am hearing, June before 1080P version is back available. :(
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24,051
Views: 816,419
Posted By Mike Garrett
I read this backwards. You can retrofit a Stewart...

I read this backwards. You can retrofit a Stewart frame to Seymour fabric, but not a Seymour frame with Stewart fabric. Stewart will not sell fabric for DIY.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 71,812
Posted By Mike Garrett
Take a picture, so we can see exactly what you...

Take a picture, so we can see exactly what you are talking about.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Wish you still had the Oppo, because if your Sony...

Wish you still had the Oppo, because if your Sony is like mine, it is making the problem appear a lot worse than the Oppo. Freeze frame with CMD off and it looked like I could see very faint lines...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
I did not play that scene on the Sony S5100, but...

I did not play that scene on the Sony S5100, but I can say, the banding is a lot more prevalent on the Sony when viewed frame by frame. I would say on an order of magnitude of 2/3. With the Sony, it...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
And with the movie playing at speed, It is very...

And with the movie playing at speed, It is very hard to spot, even when knowing exactly where to look. It is only on the screen for an eye blink. At least with the RS400.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Yes, I see a little bit of banding also, but when...

Yes, I see a little bit of banding also, but when I use a Sony BD player, the banding is worse than playing the BD version on the Oppo. Also if not provided a time stamp, I never would have found it...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
I also took pictures using a Sony S5100 BD...

I also took pictures using a Sony S5100 BD player.
1st CMD off
2nd CMD low
3rd CMD low menu off

It is hard to see, but I am seeing banding, when using the Sony player. Banding that was not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Backed it up one frame and now it is the same...

Backed it up one frame and now it is the same image. UHD version shown on Oppo 203.
1st CMD off.
2nd CMD low
3rd CMD low no menu
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
First set of four UHD. Took 4th picture UHD only...

First set of four UHD. Took 4th picture UHD only to show time stamp of 20:27:24. Second set of three BD.
1st, no CMD
2nd. CMD low with menu
3rd, CMD low no menu
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
I have too much going on personally in my life...

I have too much going on personally in my life (health of a family member) right now to chase around and track down movies. I guess we are at an impasse and I will leave this thread.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Link to the post with time stamp? BD or UHD BD?

Link to the post with time stamp? BD or UHD BD?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Except how do you explain that all four scenes of...

Except how do you explain that all four scenes of Hacksaw Ridge 4K, that you provided screen shots, showing banding, showed zero banding on an RS400 I have and also on an RS420 we have at the shop?...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
Did you check the timestamps for Hacksaw Ridge...

Did you check the timestamps for Hacksaw Ridge UHD? They gave four of them and I checked all four on an RS400 and the shop checked on an RS420 and all four scenes showed zero banding. That is all I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 15,687
Posted By Mike Garrett
I am of the opinion that your setup and AMartins...

I am of the opinion that your setup and AMartins are worse than what others are seeing. Of course, my theory is based on only a few screen shots that you two have provided that I could check. Would...
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