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Forum: Audio Gear   04-08-2017, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
WTB: Auro 3D upgrade

Hello all,

Heard there were some vouchers floating around.

Wondering if anyone was willing to part with one for less than the $199 asking price?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-27-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,752
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Not trying to throw another variable into the...

Not trying to throw another variable into the mix, but I have taken to hanging black fabric (velvet, in my case) on the back wall behind the projector. If you think about it, pointing the Spyder at...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-17-2017, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I didn't come across any such mention of the...

I didn't come across any such mention of the issue I'm facing in this thread via the search, so I figured I would post.

Integrating the 203 into my theater recently and have run into a horrific...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-15-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24,152
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
No ideas, per se. I had similar issues quite a...

No ideas, per se. I had similar issues quite a while ago. PJ has been at Mendtronix since the 1st with updates that generally state "Tech is troubleshooting with JVC...". At the very least, it is...
Forum: Front Projector   03-07-2017, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Good luck with the sale! Shouldn't last long at...

Good luck with the sale! Shouldn't last long at that price...




What will be the replacement? Laser?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Interesting. Thank you. My ancient Onkyo...

Interesting. Thank you.


My ancient Onkyo TX-SR805 never had such options for the Audyssey corrections. Guess I've got some studying to do on all the features available on these new-fangled...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Ability to easily switch between LCR & phantom center?

I've been contemplating moving to an AT screen and false wall setup, but with the required brightness for 3D & HDR I figured I might try having my cake and eating it too by mounting my Dalite HP...
Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   03-02-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Wanted to give this a bump! This gentleman is...

Wanted to give this a bump! This gentleman is great to deal with!


I'll be popping back in to snatch up a few more handfuls this time too...
Best wishes for your treatments!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-02-2017, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
True, if you are referring to REC-2020F. Manni...

True, if you are referring to REC-2020F. Manni provided a profile without the filter (for those looking to eek out some extra brightness.) ;)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-01-2017, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Wondering why you don't take the easy route and...

Wondering why you don't take the easy route and not try to reinvent the wheel here. There is a full folder of already generated curves waiting for you to download from the JVC Cal Software page and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-28-2017, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Understood. But what I meant was: the PJ needs to...

Understood. But what I meant was: the PJ needs to be fed a signal (via HDMI/component) from a source WHILE you are attempting to connect the software to the PJ via the Ethernet cable from the PC. It...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-28-2017, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Bill, By what means are you determining...

Bill,


By what means are you determining that there is no connection? Reason I ask is that there is the odd necessity for the projector to be receiving a signal (via either a Blu Ray/DVD player,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-28-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I'll have to take my time to express this more...

I'll have to take my time to express this more concisely, but the gist of the S curve is to follow the ST2084 EOTF as closely as possible for the range of 0-~800 nits of output from the content (ie....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-27-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24,152
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I don't want to appear to be picking on you, but...

I don't want to appear to be picking on you, but just wanted to touch on these items.

You mentioned that you and Sonic'a screens were the same (only 10" wider). While 130" to 140" is only a 7%...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-27-2017, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
You are correct (that what you've outlined is...

You are correct (that what you've outlined is incorrect 😊)
The common misconception is that you plug ACTUAL measurements into Arve's tool. You are not , we are merely using parameters to create a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-14-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Yes, it may be that big if you decided to bunch...

Yes, it may be that big if you decided to bunch them up against one side. This could be mitigated by having them be center-open so it looks symmetrical and halves the thickness of the bunched-up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Aw, you're a good dad for compromising! ...

Aw, you're a good dad for compromising!


Maybe an easier solution would be to build another level to the riser? Not sure if the current one is connected to the slab or covered in continuous...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
OK, I didn't really see any front seating yet...

OK, I didn't really see any front seating yet (apart from the bean bags) so I figured any potential first row could also be scooted up (so that the frames of your rear seats were around 8-10" from...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Oh man! If ONLY it were that simple... ...

Oh man! If ONLY it were that simple...


Sorry, but it will require a new calibration. Good news that since you have both and the RS600 was recently calibrated, you can set up a side-by-side to,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Nice and clean buildout! Yep, you are likely...

Nice and clean buildout! Yep, you are likely hearing slap/flutter echos due to all the flat, parallel, reflective surfaces in the space. It should be easy to recognize by just loudly clapping at your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Understandable, you two. 75% is the generally...

Understandable, you two. 75% is the generally accepted target to gain the best overall compromise if one doesn't have a full LUT holder.

Correct.
More specifically, for each Color Profile (in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I wouldn't think you would need different sets of...

I wouldn't think you would need different sets of CMS values unless something went wrong with one of your color autocals for either aperture setting. Most just seem to require a slight tweaking to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
For 4K with HDR and Wide Color Gamut, you'll need...

For 4K with HDR and Wide Color Gamut, you'll need to have both Gamma D and a BT.2020 color profile active in your JVC settings....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-12-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15,388
Views: 831,538
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I have used the fire stick into the HDMI In of...

I have used the fire stick into the HDMI In of the Oppo. Primary use is to access Mobileforge app to automate pattern generation for CalMan calibrations. Wanted to have the Oppo in the chain just to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-03-2017, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Thank you, Dominic. Both good tips. I'll try...

Thank you, Dominic.
Both good tips. I'll try them out and report back.
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