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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-15-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
I've seen this, but only on streamed material...

I've seen this, but only on streamed material where it is caused by compression. But try taking the darbee out of the chain.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-18-2015, 10:05 AM
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Views: 2,634
Posted By curlyjive
Question is which is worse...this or Noah! I...

Question is which is worse...this or Noah! I rented Noah just to see how bad it was....it was worse than I had thought. I had really high hopes when this was announced and the previews came out. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Might help to check the battery and make sure to...

Might help to check the battery and make sure to zero it out with the cap on before taking a reading. But yeah they are cheap so getting a bad one is possible. I'm happy with mine.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I have the same meter. Mine has been pretty...

I have the same meter. Mine has been pretty consistent from reading to reading. I'd say +/-5 lux.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
OK that clears a lot up and would have been my...

OK that clears a lot up and would have been my guess as to how it worked.

The main points is it seems you do grayscale and gamma as one step and then create a custom color profile and run that...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2015, 11:24 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I did read it was the environmental settings that...

I did read it was the environmental settings that he found were ultimately to blame. I also read he bought a pro and elite and found the elite to be less accurate when compared to a reference. So it...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Is it definite that the pro and elite are the...

Is it definite that the pro and elite are the same probe just different software? The comparison chart shows only the elite support projectors, but I am guessing that is just the included software. I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Yep, I can live with certain CMS errors...

Yep,

I can live with certain CMS errors around 5. Depends on the color. It's easy to tell that foliage looks too yellow or unnatural because like skin tones, we have more of a reference for what...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I'd love to get an outboard processor like the...

I'd love to get an outboard processor like the lumagen with autocal but it's not in the cards. Plus my system has enough HDMI issues that adding another box might drive me off a cliff.

I did read...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I'm pretty excited to try this. Gamma is such a...

I'm pretty excited to try this. Gamma is such a pain on these new units and to me that is second to grayscale. I can live with minor gamut errors, but having grayscale and gamma correct makes the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Thats what I thought. I actually read the JVC...

Thats what I thought. I actually read the JVC directions and downloaded the software in case I decide to go that route. I was just curious what other owners that have tried this are finding. Again, I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I've heard of other using the spyder/JVC autocal...

I've heard of other using the spyder/JVC autocal to fix gamma. I had been hoping Calman would eventually support the 4910, but it looks like that is not going to happen. I have been able to a...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   03-06-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
No it does not. I did try an HDMI detective...

No it does not. I did try an HDMI detective between the switch and the PJ but that resulted in no picture at all.

I think there are 2 issues:

1) EDID not getting passed....though this worked...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-05-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I don't currently have a burner bur was going to...

I don't currently have a burner bur was going to see if I can find a friend with one. I was able to play the raw m2ts file over my networked shared disk. Seems that the clips were compressed from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
Yes that does work....well I can hear sound. My...

Yes that does work....well I can hear sound. My Tv is not 3D so I have to fire up the PJ later tonight to verify the video is working.

Are these coming through as full HD frame packing 3D clips?...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By curlyjive
I'm not an expert on the BD file structure, but...

I'm not an expert on the BD file structure, but it looks like there is one large m2ts file of about 20gigs. The rest are small and I think are part of the menu system.

How exactly did you make...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-04-2015, 10:05 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Has anyone tried to play the Reelwood 3D demo...

Has anyone tried to play the Reelwood 3D demo disc found on this forum here http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/1619002-3d-demo-disc-reelwood-3d.html


It is a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 09:28 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Ok that makes perfect sense. I do have the S&M v2...

Ok that makes perfect sense. I do have the S&M v2 disc so I'll give that a go. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 08:13 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Yep thats what I figured. I prefer it that way...

Yep thats what I figured. I prefer it that way anyway.

So should you set brightness and contrast with the glasses on or off? I can rationalize it both ways, but not sure which is correct. I know...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Mine did not switch. It stayed on the custom user...

Mine did not switch. It stayed on the custom user mode I use. I setup a new user mode for 3D with high lamp, Auto Iris, CMD off, and custom gamma. For now I am using color mode 3D Cinema until I do a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-03-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Can this still be played from an external drive...

Can this still be played from an external drive through an Oppo 103d since their newest firmware which affects playing BDMV?

I tried it and it just says loading....

Also were these actual rips...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-02-2015, 11:24 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
I could be wrong on this, but dynamic gamma...

I could be wrong on this, but dynamic gamma should help prevent crushing of detail, but dark scenes will still be overall darker with iris set to Auto than just full open. In some 3D movies like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-02-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Because maximizing light output is key for 3D....

Because maximizing light output is key for 3D. While using the DI in 3D does increase contrast, it also makes dark scenes darker.

Are you saying you doubt they use it or doubt they disable it?
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-02-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By curlyjive
Do most of you use or disable the Dynamic Iris...

Do most of you use or disable the Dynamic Iris for 3D?
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-27-2015, 12:53 PM
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Views: 6,365
Posted By curlyjive
Well put. The fact that some can't even...

Well put.

The fact that some can't even agree that Washington is a cesspool of corruption no longer operating on behalf of, but rather using, those it claims to represent is baffling to me. That...
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