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Forum: Display Calibration   12-19-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By willieconway
You'll need to use the brightness control to set...

You'll need to use the brightness control to set the black level correctly. A great tool is the free disc described in the...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By willieconway
Yeah man, what's up with all them words? ......

Yeah man, what's up with all them words?

...

To calibrate your set you need a meter, software, and test patterns. Free software exists, as do free patterns, but here's an example of a complete...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
My white balance settings look nothing like...

My white balance settings look nothing like willymo's. On my particular unit I'd literally have at least as big a chance of achieving accuracy with a dice as with his settings. (My probability math...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-18-2014, 11:48 AM
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Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
Well, the THX mode is fairly accurate out of the...

Well, the THX mode is fairly accurate out of the box, especially when it comes to the basics.

In terms of color gamut and white balance, using settings that have been measured to produce an...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By willieconway
You can tell a horse that the fence is electric...

You can tell a horse that the fence is electric but you can't stop it from touching it with its tongue...

Check...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By willieconway
. Now it is. It's the same as the link in...

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Now it is. It's the same as the link in my first reply.
Forum: Display Calibration   12-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By willieconway
Follow the link...

Follow the link (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/139-display-calibration/948496-avs-hd-709-blu-ray-mp4-calibration.html). It's a free set of patterns that you can show on your display to determine the...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By willieconway
Burn the AVS HD 790 disc...

Burn the AVS HD 790 disc (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/139-display-calibration/948496-avs-hd-709-blu-ray-mp4-calibration.html) and use it to adjust your basic settings.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,532
Posted By willieconway
It's a good thing that you're not allowing it all...

It's a good thing that you're not allowing it all to make you bitter.

;)
Forum: Display Calibration   12-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By willieconway
A bundle like this (there are other options) +...

A bundle like this (there are other options) + many, many hours of learning and practicing will do it:

http://calman.spectracal.com/store/p55/CalMAN_Basic_with_X-Rite_i1Display_Pro.html

The...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By willieconway
I hope you update this thread with your...

I hope you update this thread with your impression after you've received and listened to them. (Unless they're great - in which case I can't afford to read about it ;) )
Forum: Screens   12-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By willieconway
After reading Jeff Meier's screen material report...

After reading Jeff Meier's screen material report I went with a Carada. I couldn't be happier with the result, and I think it'd be very hard to beat in the price range.
Forum: Speakers   12-07-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By willieconway
With music being the priority, I'd go with the...

With music being the priority, I'd go with the Threes and be done with it.

I have the Twos. My main use is movies (90%+) so I wouldn't use them without a sub. For music I think they'd be fine...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By willieconway
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-30-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By willieconway
I'll quote myself here, from the New Firmware...

I'll quote myself here, from the New Firmware Update for Epson 5030UB thread (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projectors-under-3-000-usd-msrp/1724754-new-firmware-update-epson-5030ub.html):...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By willieconway
I have measured the output from an old (fat) PS3,...

I have measured the output from an old (fat) PS3, a Panasonic DMP-BDT220, and an Oppo 103D on the same display, a Samsung D7000, using an i1Display Pro. I found absolutely no difference in terms of...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By willieconway
I don't think there's an answer to that question...

I don't think there's an answer to that question in general, primarily for these reasons:



Differences in price are caused by many factors, not only picture quality. On top of that, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-22-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
The basics are fine out of the box, at least on...

The basics are fine out of the box, at least on the modes I've checked. Beyond that there really isn't anything you can do without a meter. If you do want to look into calibration, there's a wealth...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-22-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
I did a second calibration after having had my...

I did a second calibration after having had my 5030UB for about a month. I wanted to give Cinema mode a shot but I had a lot of trouble getting gamma even close to what I wanted. Not sure what's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,596
Posted By willieconway
I went with the 5030 after doing research on both...

I went with the 5030 after doing research on both it and the Sony. The thing that won me over was the greater lens shift. It's my first projector and I wanted to make sure I had as much placement...
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10,999
Views: 905,419
Posted By willieconway
I run my Absolute Center and my Classic Twos at...

I run my Absolute Center and my Classic Twos at 80Hz. Audyssey set them at 60Hz but I changed them manually. It sounds great.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-13-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By willieconway
I managed to do the update as well. It turned out...

I managed to do the update as well. It turned out that with a bit of help from my wife I was able to do it while keeping the Epson on its shelf. I knew I got married for a reason ;)

I'm also using...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
Thank you both. I had already tried your...

Thank you both. I had already tried your suggestions but perhaps not as systematically. I spent some time on it now and was able to at least reduce the "drooping". I really can't get rid of it...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
Yeah, I've tried pretty much everything twice...

Yeah, I've tried pretty much everything twice except turning it upside down, incl. putting the lens shift dials in their neutral positions. I just cannot get rid of the issue.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 349,411
Posted By willieconway
Should I be expecting to get a perfectly...

Should I be expecting to get a perfectly rectangular image from my 5030UB? No matter what I do I can't get rid of a small "droop" in the lower left corner. I.e. I can get the top and the two sides...
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