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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-31-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By Drexler
Actually 150" diagonal 16X9 is 66 square feet,...

Actually 150" diagonal 16X9 is 66 square feet, not 75. Unless my math is wrong, which it could be. And the JVC X500 calibrates at 1200 lumens, not 900, according to multiple reviews. The 2014 crop of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,949
Posted By Drexler
IF you keep the image size constant and move...

IF you keep the image size constant and move around the projector to try different zooms, the image will be brightest when the projector is closest to the screen. I.e. maximum zoom. However, if you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-25-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,518
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Posted By Drexler
Hi Craig! How do you rate the lumis vs the...

Hi Craig!

How do you rate the lumis vs the vw600? I have an opportunity on a lumis host for a reasonable price (15% below a new vw500). Would you go for the sim2? My main concern is that I do like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Drexler
It's depending a lot on what you can live with. I...

It's depending a lot on what you can live with. I have a jvc x35 and a 138''1.1 gain scope screen. I run it in high lamp with wide open iris for max light output (should be around 8-900 lumens). It's...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,975
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Posted By Drexler
I wrote to Jeff Meier here on avs regarding the...

I wrote to Jeff Meier here on avs regarding the hp measurements in the accucal report. The projector was apparently mounted high during the measurements (on axis was referring to the horizontal...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,868
Posted By Drexler
You'll need to keep chip size small enough to...

You'll need to keep chip size small enough to fit consumer projectors. I dont think its so easy otherwise jvc would have already put them to market instead of claiming fake 4k. With 8k they'll need...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-07-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,868
Posted By Drexler
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529112/your-opinion-on-transitional-4k-uhd-projectors-sony-jvc-etc/60#post_24802509)
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-07-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 93
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Posted By Drexler
I frankly have a hard time getting the point of...

I frankly have a hard time getting the point of 8k. To benefit at all you'll have to sit ridiculously close, far too close for comfort for watching a movie. Maybe for VR applications, but movies???...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-06-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 136,016
Posted By Drexler
Cartmen, You could sit 1 foot away and not...

Cartmen,

You could sit 1 foot away and not see the pixelgrid. The JVC e-shift removes the pixelgrid completely. However, that doensnt necessarily mean the image gets sharper than 1080p. But you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 308
Posted By Drexler
You should try to avoid keystone if possible....

You should try to avoid keystone if possible. You'd no longer be in one plane, which can make it difficult to get uniform focus and you're loosing horizontal pixels, width, are affecting the aspect...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,231
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Posted By Drexler
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AVfile http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1505192/official-jvc-dila-x500r-rs49u-rs4910u-owners-thread/1440#post_24724448)


Guys,...
Forum: Screens   05-02-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,663
Posted By Drexler
Dave, I thought not but I might be wrong....

Dave,

I thought not but I might be wrong. There's differences between screens though.

Soulnight,
I got the 138'' 2.35:1 Neve screen. Unfortunately there is still a slight shimmering in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-02-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8,975
Views: 620,845
Posted By Drexler
Regarding power cables I go with Carl Sagan's...

Regarding power cables I go with Carl Sagan's quote "It pays to keep and open mind, just not so open your brain falls out". Show real evidence or I call shenanigans on the cable companies.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2014, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Drexler
Seegs. You can also get the same black level...

Seegs.
You can also get the same black level with an el cheapo lcd, just project on a really low gain screen (black wall) or use a neutral density filter that reduces the light output enough. Black...
Forum: Screens   04-15-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Drexler
Dan30306, That just means it was too bright...

Dan30306,

That just means it was too bright in your particular situation - screen size, projector, room environment and preference. Not that it's not an excellent screen, which it is. I have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-03-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8,975
Views: 620,845
Posted By Drexler
Quote:Originally Posted by Mr....

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr. Hatcher http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7440#post_24563605)

Or, you can...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-02-2014, 11:42 PM
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Views: 620,845
Posted By Drexler
Millerwill, I dont know if you're into...

Millerwill,

I dont know if you're into wines, but let me use it as an analogy. You have different wines for different occassions. Sometimes it tasts best with a really powerful wine like an...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-18-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,605
Posted By Drexler
You're not doing stereo bass, but bass...

You're not doing stereo bass, but bass frequencies creates standing waves in rooms with nulls and peaks at different frequencies depending on the placement of the listeners and the subs (thus it...
Forum: Screens   03-17-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Drexler
If you paint your room in dark/semi dark colors...

If you paint your room in dark/semi dark colors and use potlights over the seated area you can still get a very nice picture with lights on with a normal white screen. By directing the light away...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,975
Views: 620,845
Posted By Drexler
I have seen the VW500 lumens matched with the...

I have seen the VW500 lumens matched with the JVC X500, both calibrated to D65. Too me they were very, very, very similar to the point I could hardly find anything to tell them apart even on a split...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,454
Posted By Drexler
So you're saying jvc should overcome all of the...

So you're saying jvc should overcome all of the current generations shortcomings, keep or impove on their contrast advantage and equal or best the sony in every category imaginable? Plus it should...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Drexler
I run my X35 calibrated in 3D in low lamp mode...

I run my X35 calibrated in 3D in low lamp mode on a 2.63 m wide screen with 2.4 gain. Should give around 600 lumens (short throw) and 5-7 fL off the screens. This looks good, though I prefer the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Drexler
Not so strange. Few projectors can light up that...

Not so strange. Few projectors can light up that size screen with that bright 3d. And by the way, you're underestimating the light loss in 3D, it's more like 20% remaining for a typical 3D...
Forum: Screens   02-23-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Drexler
Glass beaded screens focuses light back to the...

Glass beaded screens focuses light back to the light source just like traffic signs focuses light back to the cars that shine their headlights onto them. If you have your projector in the ceiling...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 3,847
Posted By Drexler
If your screen is normally 16' from the...

If your screen is normally 16' from the projector and you measure the white level from that distance and then move closer and measure the black level from 0.5' the black level will get amplified...
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