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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Interesting, interesting. I happen to own a...

Interesting, interesting. I happen to own a Spider 5 Pro. Is there a specific guide you recommend to get started with this? I saw Manni's first post and searched for "Spyder" but I wasn't certain...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-22-2017, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Battery life on the Elite is pretty awful and is...

Battery life on the Elite is pretty awful and is about 1/3 the size it should be. I still let the battery run down and only charge when low.

Keeping the Harmony app on your phone/tablet will help...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

I got tripped up on that too. I didn't realize it until I noticed all 3 custom values looked identical and curiously like Gamma Normal. Lol.

Manni's AutoCal thread has so much information and I'm...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Ah. Now we're getting somewhere.

Thank you SO MUCH for posting that. For purposes of this discussion, it is EXACTLY what mine looks like and I think it looks terrible. The sky is way too bright...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
It's quite possible. It just seems like in these...

It's quite possible. It just seems like in these handful of Fox titles the sky will look super bright and the people will look like they have zero front light, like I'm watching a shadow or...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Care to wager the result ends up "that's the way it is"? :p

*shows up with tons of gear, adjusts 3 values 2 clicks, charges $500 and leaves*

I wonder if somehow I screwed up the Import settings...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Okay. I've done everything you said and it does show 12-bit during playback.

At Gamma D and +5 black (same settings as screen shots), even at MAX brightness and MAX contrast I cannot resolve...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

I see.

Well, as Manny pointed out a few posts ago, he thinks my PQ is further out of whack than it should be using the JVC HDR settings and Gamma D. I agree with him and want to get that right...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Doesn't matter. They all look like crap. I've already posted pics of various custom gammas like 20 minutes ago.


Posted pics of 2 of his custom curves 20 minutes ago. Still looks like crap.

I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

I agree 100% I just can't imagine what's wrong. I've tried Picture mode Standard and User on 0's on the Samsung.

There are not many picture options on the Samsung and I've left them on Auto.

I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

I know phone pics aren't perfect, it they get the point across.

Low Lamp, Cinema Picture Mode & Color Profile, Normal Gamma:...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Yes it's on import. I am using Zombies quick...

Yes it's on import. I am using Zombies quick start settings and tried 400, 600 and 800. It largely looks like Gamma D (So far as I can tell, I think everyone would agree the custom Gamma curves look...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Thank you. I appreciate the link so I know I'm on the right track. :)

I'll try it, but like I said, these Gamma curves are an exercise in nuance. Even if I zoom all the way in to make it as small...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Do you have a link?

I'll try it, but like I said, these Gamma curves are an exercise in nuance. Even if I zoom all the way in to make it as small as possible it will still look like the picture I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

Even for Gamma D the image looks bad. It's not a problem created by custom Gamma (though it may solve it). It seems that the custom Gamma curves are largely and exercise in nuance.

I followed...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
No. Those pics were taken after importing the...

No. Those pics were taken after importing the profile and following the instructions for HDR on the JVC site. I used them here because the custom Gamma curve I'm using isn't substantially different.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-22-2017, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
The image I posted was the custom gamma curve. I...

The image I posted was the custom gamma curve. I wrote Gamma D because I didn't want all the questions to be about my Gamma settings. The custom gamma definitely looks better and improves the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-22-2017, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Using a NL4MP jack is better and the best...

Using a NL4MP jack is better and the best solution.

I sold my plate amps so I had nothing to mount a NL4MP to and I had the terminal strips in the garage. Heck, if you really wanted, you could...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Dreamliner
I have a low ceiling and there's a soffit over...

I have a low ceiling and there's a soffit over half the left half of my room so I couldn't do ceiling speakers. Further, because of that soffit I had to push my front and rear heights out further...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-22-2017, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Dreamliner
You are smart enough to do this, I promise. ...

You are smart enough to do this, I promise.

One amplifier channel per subwoofer is all you need.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-22-2017, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Dreamliner
NO! Speaker cables don't work that way and...

NO! Speaker cables don't work that way and you'll get yourself into trouble. Just follow the steps I posted a couple days ago...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2017, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Dreamliner
I'm using front and rear height with a Denon...

I'm using front and rear height with a Denon X6300. It sounds way better than it did without it and I do have height presence, but if you have the ability to do ceiling speakers, do it.

Height as...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-21-2017, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official JVC RS600 / RS500 (X950R / X750R - X9000 / X7000) Owners Thread

These Fox 4K titles have messed up Gamma or something.

I've mentioned it and provided screenshots before but X-Men DOFP, Deadpool and now Assassin's Creed all have blown out skies and really dark...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-21-2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Official Epik Subwoofer Thread

Pretty sure the widespread problem with their amps didn't happen until after they closed. It was really only the Legend and Empire that had a super high amp failure rate.

Either way, poor...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-21-2017, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Dreamliner
Mine moves manually just fine. I just can't seem...

Mine moves manually just fine. I just can't seem to figure out how to get it *perfectly* center. The Lens Center option just shifts the lens all the way to the top, which isn't the center of...
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