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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
Rich. Another excellent post. However I...

Rich. Another excellent post.

However I would quibble with a few statements. Native on/off contrast or dynamic on/off contrast is not a distance between white and black. It is a ratio of the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By mark haflich
Kei closed her business. She worked for AV...

Kei closed her business. She worked for AV Science for a while sometime after that. From what I know she is doing fine.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By mark haflich
Native is short for native on/off contrast ratio....

Native is short for native on/off contrast ratio. Add a dynamic iris etc and now its dynamic on/off contrast ratio.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
Six words. A classic response. :)

Six words. A classic response. :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By mark haflich
Seegs has explained what I am saying quite well....

Seegs has explained what I am saying quite well. Ambient light adds to the peak but nowhere to extent it adds to the black ref level and destroys the ratio. Reflected light from the walls assuming...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,131
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Posted By mark haflich
The speakers are M&K powered professionals and...

The speakers are M&K powered professionals and the finish is flat black no grain. Dull, like this thread. I cut a sheet of Protostar that had adhesive on the back protected by a piece of paper....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 11:16 AM
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Posted By mark haflich
I use Protostar to cover my black metal painted...

I use Protostar to cover my black metal painted ceiling grid near the screen. I really don't know if velvet would be better. My screen frame is covered with the material put on by stewart. My walls...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By mark haflich
Where a kevlar vest if you ask one of those...

Where a kevlar vest if you ask one of those contractors to show you their contractor license. :)

In my opinion, a painted screen is a budget issue and does not come anywhere close to a high...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 674
Posted By mark haflich
Rich. You are making sense in some ways but your...

Rich. You are making sense in some ways but your are completely wrong by saying a black pit increases the benefits of native on off. Native on off is unassisted on off. Its a number and the higher...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
Hi David. Reducing or essentially reducing...

Hi David. Reducing or essentially reducing sidewall and floor and ceiling reflectivity has a great deal to do with your blacks or black reference level. But it has almost nothing to do with improving...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By mark haflich
The OP wanted to know if he could get a black...

The OP wanted to know if he could get a black reference level similar to kis plasma if he were to use a projector and screen. the answer is yes or even lower PROVIDE the system is put into a black...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 674
Posted By mark haflich
That is true. Adding extraneous light is not a...

That is true. Adding extraneous light is not a uniform multiplier of the top and bottom as room reflectivity of the light bouncing off the screen is. A little non reflective light hitting the screen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 674
Posted By mark haflich
That's not what I am saying. Let's suppose a room...

That's not what I am saying. Let's suppose a room is partially reflective. We have to assume the degree of reflectivity is linear. To make it simple, lets say the reflectivity is 10%. The on screen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 674
Posted By mark haflich
Not to be labor a point which has long been...

Not to be labor a point which has long been proven, the room reflectivity has absolutely nothing, that's NOTHING, to do with the measured on off contrast. If you tale two identical set ups and put...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,131
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Posted By mark haflich
We all love and respect R. Harkness. We have...

We all love and respect R. Harkness. We have spoken several times. However after his gravity comment, I may have to organize an intervention. I can just see trying to cross the border with my...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 169,981
Posted By mark haflich
On my Sony 1100ES, the picture is horrible when I...

On my Sony 1100ES, the picture is horrible when I first turn it on. The screen is blank for about 45 seconds and then it is really dim for another 30 seconds or so. After that it is really good. ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 674
Posted By mark haflich
I am sure the original poster is now thoroughly...

I am sure the original poster is now thoroughly confuses and has become clueless as to what to do.

Forget about the technical gibberish. Try to get a demo of a JVC. Putting you real location down...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By mark haflich
Very turrible? :) A better description...

Very turrible? :)

A better description would be that it is really quite slow compared to much of its competition. How slow is it? Its so slow that the game is often over before you have a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By mark haflich
Thank you. I am as you astutely observed...

Thank you. I am as you astutely observed brilliant but my advice should not be accorded this accolade. Sharpness has been adjusted by calibrators and consumers the same way for many years and is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
One's brain will degrade to a point of being a...

One's brain will degrade to a point of being a blithering idiot if one watches Gravity more than twice. Once was my limit. I suppose for test purposes but my limit was once. If I had to choose...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
You have to understand we are talking about...

You have to understand we are talking about changing convergence as the temperature of the optical block stabilizes over time. It is not how long it takes to become perfectly converged. It never will...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By mark haflich
Limits as to what one can achieve are self...

Limits as to what one can achieve are self imposed.

OK. i want to see one of you guys make the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most non reflective home theater.

Yes Zombie. When...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 11:36 AM
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Views: 169,981
Posted By mark haflich
I am just a dumb engineer. Its not my excuses. ...

I am just a dumb engineer. Its not my excuses. You can get less warm up and heat variations with a bigger chassis and more cooling. The cheaper the price, here say the 1100 to 600, the more...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By mark haflich
What exactly do you want from them. They will...

What exactly do you want from them. They will maintain their budget line of 1080p projectors with minor improvements to keep their fan boys happy. this is an attempt to aim for a higher price level...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 169,981
Posted By mark haflich
No. You have a tiny chip with over 8 million...

No. You have a tiny chip with over 8 million pixels on it mounted to a metal block and it is not supposed to be temperature sensitive? We are aligning up two chips with 8 million plus pixels each to...
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