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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
There are several video reviews on youtube that...

There are several video reviews on youtube that show 4K as a selectable video output setting, using different 4K tvs and monitors so I don't think it's the Minix. Hopefully Sony will figure it out.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I finally pulled the trigger on a 4K TV and since...

I finally pulled the trigger on a 4K TV and since Future shop was clearing out last years flagship XBR900A at less than 1/3 the original retail (with a FREE PS4) I couldn't resist. Problem is I got...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,332
Views: 606,490
Posted By Marc D Carra
I FIXED THE MISSING LINE OF PIXELS!!! I'm...

I FIXED THE MISSING LINE OF PIXELS!!!

I'm so excited right now! I am literally ready to crack open a bottle of champagne http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif This issue was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Good ideas but I'm not entirely convinced that...

Good ideas but I'm not entirely convinced that it's a power related issue. My unit was fine for 2 months, and then out of the blue, the issue just appeared. I've tried different outlets in my house...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2012, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I tried unplugging for an hour tonight but the...

I tried unplugging for an hour tonight but the line of missing pixels is still there. Gonna go to Best Buy tommorow and see what they say.

Marc.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2012, 12:25 PM
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Views: 606,490
Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by guitarman...

Quote:Originally Posted by guitarman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21531385)

" Maybe when the projectors unplugged for a while the problem...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2012, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by JoeFourMan...

Quote:Originally Posted by JoeFourMan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21529930)

Damn sorry to hear that...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2012, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Well after a couple months of flawless...

Well after a couple months of flawless performance, The dreaded missing line defect has raised it's ugly head http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif I'm experiencing the same...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2011, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I just watched "African Cats"', the new...

I just watched "African Cats"', the new Disneynature Bluray, and on the HD33, it's stunning to say the least. Best image quality I've seen in my home theater so far! This projector definitely gets...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2011, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I managed to increase the percieved black level...

I managed to increase the percieved black level tonight. Or is that decrease? Anyway, the blacks look blacker by using Cinema, and graphic gamma. So much so that I'm able to increase brightness to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2011, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I've only got about 15 hours on my HD33 so far...

I've only got about 15 hours on my HD33 so far but I'm thinking it doesn't have the blacks of the HD22 I had tried out previously. The specs of the HD22 say the contrast is 5000:1 whereas the HD33...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-30-2011, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Hey guys! Well I decided to take the plunge to...

Hey guys! Well I decided to take the plunge to the HD33 yesterday. I had been trying out an Optoma HD22 for a few weeks and loved the picture quality but was longing to watch all of these 3D...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-10-2011, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I've been trying out an Optoma HD22 for a couple...

I've been trying out an Optoma HD22 for a couple of weeks now and am very impressed with the quality of the image. It also has almost zero light bleed around the actual image whcih really impressed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,560
Views: 787,669
Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by buckbuck1...

Quote:Originally Posted by buckbuck1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17667442)

Hi,


It would be great to have a swivel mount of some type.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-30-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,560
Views: 787,669
Posted By Marc D Carra
OK folks, this is all the testament you need to...

OK folks, this is all the testament you need to vouch for the picture quality on the XBR8. I sat through the ENTIRE Hannah Montana movie with my girlfriend tonight, in awe at the image quaility I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-28-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 615,848
Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by Snake1212...

Quote:Originally Posted by Snake1212 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17431476)

I always see people comparing this set to the Samsung 8500 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-28-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5,560
Views: 787,669
Posted By Marc D Carra
I recieved my 55" XBR8 tonight and I'm blown...

I recieved my 55" XBR8 tonight and I'm blown away! Pretty much a perfect picture right out of the box. I've been tweaking a 55" LG LH90 for a month now and still haven't been able to get things 100%...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,728
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by snake1212...

Quote:Originally Posted by snake1212 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17431168)

I always see people comparing this set to the Samsung 8500 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2009, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by NVboy...

Quote:Originally Posted by NVboy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17410033)

Don't do it! To be honest, every single time I'm at the store & see...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2009, 08:42 PM
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Views: 615,848
Posted By Marc D Carra
I have 2 more days of my return policy left and...

I have 2 more days of my return policy left and I'm considering swapping the LH90 for a Samsung 7000 series 55". I can get it for the same price but I'm a bit scared of all the problems I've been...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2009, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Quote:Originally Posted by p5browne...

Quote:Originally Posted by p5browne http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17264799)

Marc, I find it kind of odd both your settings came out the same...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2009, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Yes, as you said, the ire settings are what...

Yes, as you said, the ire settings are what calibrators use. Unless someone has their own calibration equipment it's best to leave these settings at default. On my set anyway, the greyscale looks...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2009, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
Here are the settings I've come up with that...

Here are the settings I've come up with that look equally great for blu-Ray or HD-Cable:

Expert 2

backlight 67
contrast 90
brightness 53
h sharpness 60
v sharpness 60
color 53
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2009, 11:27 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I got mine in Ottawa. They had to order it in...

I got mine in Ottawa. They had to order it in from the warehouse but it only took a day. Since I couldn't see it instore , I made my decision by viewing the Best Buy demo model. I was going to buy...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2009, 02:59 PM
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Views: 615,848
Posted By Marc D Carra
Another new 55h90 owner here. For you Canadians...

Another new 55h90 owner here. For you Canadians looking to purchase one, you don't have to drive to the States for good deals. Future Shop actually carries the set , even though they don't have it...
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