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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 10:02 PM
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Posted By donaldk
No I can't, I only sat in on one demo by Sim2 a...

No I can't, I only sat in on one demo by Sim2 a number of years ago. It was paired with a Black Diamond screen though, so the screen had some gain, even while it was shown in a dark room, so no need...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs, I believe Runco used the same Delta engine...

Seegs, I believe Runco used the same Delta engine just with a mirror and an 100" screen, for the LS 100D. It had insufficient brightness even without ambient light (not black room), let alon as a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 08:19 PM
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Posted By donaldk
How far can that NEC 4K 3D come down, that...

How far can that NEC 4K 3D come down, that currently is the cheapest 3x 4K DMD projector around, at €79K, plus VAT. DPI will add motorized zoom and perhaps some other treats for HT.

Anything...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I was going by the posted few thousand dollars...

I was going by the posted few thousand dollars added to cost. If I go by the 5K figure an acquantaince was quoted at ISE all those years ago, that would be the ex-factory cost, so adding 3K to cost...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-25-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Uhm, double the cost of a high-end 3 LED...

Uhm, double the cost of a high-end 3 LED projector you mean. Don't forget that Runco sold to dealers for $5K, $7K for the version with processor. You'll still need to find a way boost lumens, because...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-24-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Especially green laser has been expensive to get...

Especially green laser has been expensive to get right frequency and output. Traditionally it involved frequency doubling. Blue diodes are mode by the millions and cost next to nothing. P)hoshors are...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-22-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs, the original Supercontrast was a Barco...

Seegs, the original Supercontrast was a Barco 1500, but the mod could also be used in the 1200, that was thebasically the same 0.98" DMD DCi projector with a lower lamp limit. That's why Wolfgang...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-22-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By donaldk
There are several set-ups, the initial one by...

There are several set-ups, the initial one by Casio was one blue laser diode array, used for both blue light and green. The yellow phosphorwheel had a clear window to let the blue through for the B...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-21-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By donaldk
That stacked set-up doesn't take up that much...

That stacked set-up doesn't take up that much floorspace, no more than a regular DCi projector it seems. The heads each house rgb or 2x rgb?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By donaldk
You have three light sources that sequentially...

You have three light sources that sequentially light up the DMD, like with LED, so if you are one of those few people that can still see colour break-up with the latest LED single DMD projectors this...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 04:52 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Indeed a yellow phosphor wheel on one of the two...

Indeed a yellow phosphor wheel on one of the two blue laser arays, that light is then split in red and green. Same as Casio, or the bigger DPIs or Panasonics..
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By donaldk
High brightness LED and single chip do not mix....

High brightness LED and single chip do not mix. Medium brightness, has been available in the late models from Sim2, and DP, Runco. Everyone is working on single chip higher brightness dual laser and...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-19-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Mike will you be showing the HDR projector(s) at...

Mike will you be showing the HDR projector(s) at this year's IBC?

Point of failure reduction is always a good thing.

Impressive hole to fit your walnut finished theater.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-19-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By donaldk
The 10000 does about 500 lumens in eco mode...

The 10000 does about 500 lumens in eco mode dialed down to rec 709, double that in the high mode, spec is 1500 at full blast, native white point/gamut, there is a third medium mode. It automatically...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-17-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I am just yanking your chain Peter;-).

I am just yanking your chain Peter;-).
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-17-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Damn only 14FL that's 8" CRT territory (okay...

Damn only 14FL that's 8" CRT territory (okay smaller screen, 3 meter wide) but with all of that added contrast one is back to two projectors to get some brightness, lol.

Peter you know that the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-16-2015, 12:00 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Jean had a terrific build thread on the Dutch...

Jean had a terrific build thread on the Dutch forum. 7 years and 119 pages: http://www.htforum.nl/yabbse/index.php?topic=75065.0 Opening post contains updates/summary. Dedicated, newly constructed,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,216
Posted By donaldk
Is that styrofoam sheets stacked? What is the...

Is that styrofoam sheets stacked? What is the sheet material polyester? It reminds me of how a Dutch company made fiberglass satellite dishes on location in Afrika, clay or sand base covered with a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-15-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By donaldk
The TW 9200 (also available in white with...

The TW 9200 (also available in white with Wireless as the 9200W) is the Euro nomenclature for the UB 6030. The TW 7200 is the 5030. This model has been available since November 2013, with a firmware...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By donaldk
Page 3 has a sideview drawing that is slightly...

Page 3 has a sideview drawing that is slightly more detailed. This is a proposal by the architect, for planning permission purposes. So exterior, appearance and choice of siding materials, and the...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-14-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Pity as those folks are well versed in output...

Pity as those folks are well versed in output reduction/on-off boosting mods.

Quite a premium for the LASER units. I presume the NEC is 3P LASER only, unlike the Barco, wich you say is 6P?

It...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By donaldk
So that's the footprint premium for the output...

So that's the footprint premium for the output modulation.

Marc, is the output of the direct coupled projector comparable to two 6P projectors? Note you are using two big projectors in the IMAX...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-14-2015, 12:54 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Architect uses Dolby Cinema artwork in his...

Architect uses Dolby Cinema artwork in his proposal, that was published by the Municipal government on its website this past week or so. So take a peek at the linked PDF.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-14-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,216
Posted By donaldk
Sander you got the calibration dialed in to your...

Sander you got the calibration dialed in to your liking, yet?

So, you either have to go for that Barco stack afterall, or at least stick with regular lamp based projectors. As RGB LASER is still...
Forum: Community Articles   03-11-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By donaldk
Construction to commence on Holland's second Dolby Cinema theater

Just a quick head's up. As Dolby has yet to announce any theater besides the one in Eindhoven and Barcelona.

We will see a second Dolby Cinema in our country by September. Again a smaller...
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