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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By mrbrian200
I'm sensing some confusion regarding QD...

I'm sensing some confusion regarding QD technology. As usual a mix of easily misunderstood, highly technical understanding combined with somewhat deceptive product marketing (Sony "QD" displays) is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-14-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,177
Posted By mrbrian200
As far as displaying the color space of rec.2020...

As far as displaying the color space of rec.2020 has anyone considered DLP (3-LED refresh type such as a A750)? Single wavelength light sources capable of high intensity. In theory it would seem...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 77,617
Posted By mrbrian200
I've always had the impression much control of...

I've always had the impression much control of this is left to the local BB manager to decide (positioning to local market conditions, consumer prefs, and -duh- stock on hand). They're a large...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-03-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 282,394
Posted By mrbrian200
Yes these TVs are a tinkerers delight. That...

Yes these TVs are a tinkerers delight.

That brilliant PQ aims to please - a tinkerers reward. When you walk into Sams club and your first thought is "Of a hundred TVs on display here, they all...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 282,394
Posted By mrbrian200
Shimmering effect on bright images is the color...

Shimmering effect on bright images is the color wheel. At the onset of failure it spins up to 10,000 RPM but doesn't maintain a constant speed while running, this will be most noticeable on bright...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 282,394
Posted By mrbrian200
The "back side of the screen" is actually a...

The "back side of the screen" is actually a separate layer/ piece of plastic. Its a fresnel lens with a fine circular "embossed" face. Very easy to damage. Don't touch it with anything but a clean...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 282,394
Posted By mrbrian200
I don't know if you pulled the light engine out...

I don't know if you pulled the light engine out of the chassis: On these (..xx76) sets if with the new bulb it still looks dark with a soft focus/washed out PQ you'll need to clean the top side ...
Forum: Post Testing Area   10-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By mrbrian200
Talking 2500 Watts are you sure?

There's no place in the forums for humor, so I'll put it here!
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 44,605
Posted By mrbrian200
My experience with a TX-SR506, though not a...

My experience with a TX-SR506, though not a particularly expensive AVR, turned me away from Onkyo (failed HDMI board, memory backup failure). 2 separate failures on a unit just out of warranty... ...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
I was very busy and just got around to looking at...

I was very busy and just got around to looking at this. The items in the CCA menu were already set at the values shown in the SM. Set only looks good with CCA (off). --HOWEVER-- Leaving CCA off,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-01-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 131,800
Posted By mrbrian200
I've never seen a Mits Laservue in person. ...

I've never seen a Mits Laservue in person. Repair parts are too difficult to acquire/rare. Mitsubishi CE products have always had this issue I tend to avoid all of their stuff for this reason....
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 131,800
Posted By mrbrian200
I have both (between 3 sets), HLT5676, HL61A650,...

I have both (between 3 sets), HLT5676, HL61A650, and a HL67A750(LED). The bulb based sets are more brilliant in regard to contrasting highlights. The LED set is superior with highly saturated color...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-28-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 131,800
Posted By mrbrian200
I get them from Amazon seller "Executivelamps". ...

I get them from Amazon seller "Executivelamps". They pack a warranty card with the bulb's S/N preprinted on it, as well as a leaflet showing how to identify a genuine Phillips bulb. Few dollars...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
Do note regarding 1/2 million hour MTBF: This...

Do note regarding 1/2 million hour MTBF: This does not mean any specific DMD can be expected to last for 57 years of continuous use. MTBF is a predictive mathematical model of expected failure...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-27-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
Though excessive heat can definitely damage a...

Though excessive heat can definitely damage a DMD, the defect affecting 2007-2008 models is not a heat related issue.
I remember coming across information a couple years back (I wish I could...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
Thank you Cosmic! Glancing through that I...

Thank you Cosmic!

Glancing through that I suspect (a bad input/HDMI callibration run) may be rectified in MST336, first 7 items. MST336 is in a logical place in the block diagrams and the base...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
Logical place to start, already come across this....

Logical place to start, already come across this. What I really need is detail as to what all the various SM menu options actually do/affect. The service manuals for these sets don't exactly spell...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
I have another question regarding my 67A750. ...

I have another question regarding my 67A750. Purchased the set used, it has always bothered me that with this set that in the service menu Cinema CCA is turned off. If I turn it on, the PQ is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,676
Posted By mrbrian200
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by newhkowner http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1448494/harman-kardon-avr-1700-software-update-help#post_22803799)

Just set up my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,676
Posted By mrbrian200
This is an old thread, but in case anyone else...

This is an old thread, but in case anyone else stumbles across it...

Selecting "network update" displays an IP address on the VFD. During this time if you type that address into a computer...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-06-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 131,800
Posted By mrbrian200
Getting back to overscan.  On the 750 light...

Getting back to overscan.  On the 750 light engine, the cylindrical sub assembly that protrudes into the block (opposite DMD, below the large exit lens)  contains a simple zoom (fixed, adjustable,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-06-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 131,800
Posted By mrbrian200
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by thrawn527 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1034803/2008-samsung-hlxxa650-dlp-owners-thread-faq/810#post_22931458)

Sorry if this...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-25-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,605
Posted By mrbrian200
Since that original post I chucked the AMD hex...

Since that original post I chucked the AMD hex core overboard (actually a 960t successfully unlocked to hex) in favor of an Intel 4770k on a mITX board (small form factor motherboard/case that fits...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,605
Posted By mrbrian200
System specs on the new consoles really not...

System specs on the new consoles really not anything to write home about.  Since most games are cross platform now, and PC versions have near universal support for x-input controllers, my PC is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,930,560
Posted By mrbrian200
On these sets (67A750) is the proper place to...

On these sets (67A750) is the proper place to tweak down the contrast to prevent clipping the "sub contrast" adjustment in the WB menu or is there a better place to do it?  The SM menus on the...
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