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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
I'm quite happy to see the official brightness...

I'm quite happy to see the official brightness specs have been raised significantly. Whether I end up with a new model or not, it's good to see JVC committed to giving us higher brightness. And...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-31-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,669
Posted By R Harkness
Mark, That was a very enjoyable show report....

Mark,

That was a very enjoyable show report. I love the videos, especially of the speakers since I'm a sucker for cool, different speaker designs.

If you will countenance a mild detour for a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-31-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11,422
Views: 763,541
Posted By R Harkness
I was watching Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol...

I was watching Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol on my JVC RS57 last night and I started really noticing the DI. In some scenes with shots changing from dimmer to brighter shots, it looked really...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-31-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Well that's exciting. I'd love to see the 940c...

Well that's exciting. I'd love to see the 940c and normally would keep an eye out for it, except Sony closed all it's stores in Canada. :(
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-31-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Wow, I remember you were impressed by the Sony,...

Wow, I remember you were impressed by the Sony, but now you own one! 75", that's a huge flat panel.
Isn't that significantly larger than your previous flat panels? If so, how are you enjoying it...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-31-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11,422
Views: 763,541
Posted By R Harkness
A barely on topic observation from my trip to the...

A barely on topic observation from my trip to the LG booth at the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition):

LG had their big 105" superwide 2:35:1 AR curved screen display set up. It was attracting...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-31-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,583
Posted By R Harkness
Nice to see this announcement! We are always...

Nice to see this announcement!

We are always somewhat behind in Canada it seems. Just yesterday I was at the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) and dropped into the
consumer building to see the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 382
Posted By R Harkness
I saw the 65" 4K LG OLED at the LG booth in the...

I saw the 65" 4K LG OLED at the LG booth in the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) today. Looked quite nice. I'm not in the market so didn't ask how much or where to buy it, but the rep seemed keen...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Ok on the window stuff. I noticed this... ...

Ok on the window stuff.

I noticed this...



FWIW, there is a fascinating phenomenon in which 2D images can appear 3 dimensional (or much more dimensional), and it has to do with closing one...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
All I've advanced is the idea that real life has...

All I've advanced is the idea that real life has generally been the standard for pushing capture/display technology further, which isn't exactly controversial. And that ideally a display will be...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
So not pointing pot lights directly at the plasma...

So not pointing pot lights directly at the plasma is going to "elaborate attempts?" I thought it was simply good sense, whatever display you own. It must have taken me all of two minutes, many...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
tgm1024...

tgm1024 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8298146-tgm1024.html),

I believe the goal you are talking about is realized by having theTV's peak brightness set higher than the surrounding...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Rogo, I'm unclear how what you wrote there...

Rogo,

I'm unclear how what you wrote there relates to my quote. That quote had nothing to do with promoting
the idea of a TV acting like a window. It clearly states the goal of meeting your own...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Even if you were right you could make that case...

Even if you were right you could make that case by not appealing to fallacies that suggest we don't want an image "as dim as life" or "a displayed sheet of paper needs to be brighter on a TV."

...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Then I'd suggest being more precise than saying...

Then I'd suggest being more precise than saying "But this does not mean that most of us want a display as dim as real life." Maybe put it "We don't want our TVs to be as dim as the room it sits in"...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Yes, that is close to what I've been saying too. ...

Yes, that is close to what I've been saying too. Reality is the standard which compells us to "improve" the images we watch. Real life provides the metrics that tell us "there is something more"...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-26-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,472
Posted By R Harkness
Honestly Mark, I'm not sure why this confuses...

Honestly Mark, I'm not sure why this confuses you.

Reality has always been the metric for image (and sound) quality. That's why the continued refrain from companies selling audio and visual gear...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,139
Posted By R Harkness
And I have a room that is essentially a black...

And I have a room that is essentially a black velvet lined box when viewing movies. Even then, with a top JVC projector for contrast, I can tell when my masking is off by an inch, because I can...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
It's interesting we perceive things differently. ...

It's interesting we perceive things differently. The two reason I've been willing to put up with using the DI are:

1. The image seems to have more punch and dimensionality whenever I compare DI...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
Given your experience comparing and measuring...

Given your experience comparing and measuring projectors - as against the subjective by-eye claims that seem to exaggerate differences (including my own) - I can see where you are coming from.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
Yes, higher contrast and brighter is a very...

Yes, higher contrast and brighter is a very intriguing combination if they pull it off.

I keep my expectations in check. Actual increases in native contrast from year to year have been quite...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
I didn't mean to cause any confusion. I just...

I didn't mean to cause any confusion. I just found it odd that a couple folks were saying no new model had been announced by JVC when, here we are, talking over many pages about a model that has...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-23-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
Well the new JVC DLA-X5000 model has been...

Well the new JVC DLA-X5000 model has been announced. Which is what we've mostly been talking about. Preliminary (talking point) details at cine4home:

http://www.cine4home.de/
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,059
Posted By R Harkness
I continue to be intrigued by JVCs E-shift. ...

I continue to be intrigued by JVCs E-shift. Sometimes I turn it off because I can see a slight increase in precision/sharpness with E-shift off and that can be a benefit. Plus, the projector is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-23-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,474
Posted By R Harkness
That's a strange position from someone who has...

That's a strange position from someone who has referred to another person's post as "absurd." And who has has lobbed the word "obsession" around about black levels etc, including the claim that some...
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