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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-16-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By tucsondave
Optoma HD-161X owners

Thought I'd start a new thread for those that have experience with the HD-161x projector.
The color gamut is much better than my HD-25-LV and has many more user adjustments. Also the level...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,491
Posted By tucsondave
I'm also curious about the time it takes to lock...

I'm also curious about the time it takes to lock into the HDMI signal.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,491
Posted By tucsondave
I too am considering this model. I think if...

I too am considering this model.

I think if you project the white grid test pattern and look for color fringing at the edges that would tell yesgray what he wants to know.
How are menus? The...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,559
Posted By tucsondave
I'm curious about two things which on my HD25-LV...

I'm curious about two things which on my HD25-LV I find annoying.
First is the menu brightness. On the 25 the adjustment sliders are so bright that you can't effectively adjust levels.
Trying to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By tucsondave
You can off set it but only within the limits...

You can off set it but only within the limits allowed by the horizontal lens shift joystick.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-01-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By tucsondave
Horizontal lens shift is all you have, there is...

Horizontal lens shift is all you have, there is no horizontal keystone adjustment.

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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By tucsondave
My first projector was the HD33. I then moved to...

My first projector was the HD33. I then moved to the HD25-LV. It was a bit brighter but I am disappointed with the color gamut, especially green. Also it doesn't have the motion processing that...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,778
Posted By tucsondave
This may be a little off topic but say the OP (or...

This may be a little off topic but say the OP (or anybody) gets into this at any level. Where do you get the documentation to get to the service menus of various TV's or projectors? If grayscale...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By tucsondave
Did you try the "Shipping condition" reset from...

Did you try the "Shipping condition" reset from the OSD menu?
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-29-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By tucsondave
I fastened light weight black cloth to my...

I fastened light weight black cloth to my ceiling using staples but it's acoustic tile. It's slightly wider than the screen and 60" out from the wall.
You could use the 3M Command adhesive poster...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,416
Posted By tucsondave
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ZKACAL http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465303/calman-5-tutorial-for-novice-calibrators/60#post_24489966)

When I load up...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,416
Posted By tucsondave
Since we're on the subject or sessions and...

Since we're on the subject or sessions and reports....

I asked this on the Spectracal forum but got no reply.
Why doesn't Calman 5 store the Meter, Source, and Processor info when you save a...
Forum: Video Processors   03-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By tucsondave
I have used Magix Movie Edit Pro for years and...

I have used Magix Movie Edit Pro for years and find it easy to use. Rescue Video Tapes was not around at that time and I already had the hardware.
The nice thing about doing it yourself is you can...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By tucsondave
Did you try a reset? Or unplug the projector...

Did you try a reset?
Or unplug the projector for a few minutes?
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Forum: Display Calibration   01-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By tucsondave
The other option is to tilt the screen to...

The other option is to tilt the screen to eliminate keystone.

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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 95,579
Posted By tucsondave
Don't know about the PS3 but on my Blu-Ray...

Don't know about the PS3 but on my Blu-Ray player the 3D screen size setting is only for the 2D to 3d (fake) conversion. It has no effect on 3D blu-ray disks.
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Forum: Display Calibration   12-29-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 129,586
Posted By tucsondave
Adding to the Calman wish list: 1. A pause...

Adding to the Calman wish list:

1. A pause button. In case you need to turn on a light or leave the room.

2. A useful help file. For example how does this help?: "Pattern Delays – by default...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-06-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,630
Posted By tucsondave
I'm in a living room with white ceiling and...

I'm in a living room with white ceiling and carpet. I put a piece of black cloth on the ceiling as wide as the screen and extending out about 3 feet to reduce reflection back to the screen. I also...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-06-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,630
Posted By tucsondave
My 25LV is 13 feet from a home made 120" screen....

My 25LV is 13 feet from a home made 120" screen. I purchased 1.3 gain white material and built a frame for a total of about $200.
Since you're in an apartment that might not be practical....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-06-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By tucsondave
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djkms http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1503425/how-do-you-know-your-projector-is-aligned-perfectly#post_24027613)


For the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2013, 07:49 AM
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Views: 312,521
Posted By tucsondave
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TVSTAR http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-23-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,786
Posted By tucsondave
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Soulnight http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   10-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By tucsondave
Hi. I had the same model but 61". I bought a...

Hi.
I had the same model but 61". I bought a Panasonic Blu Ray player that output checkerboard. I'm not a big fan of converters but there was none available back then anyway.
Mitsubishi made a...
Forum: 3D Content   10-03-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By tucsondave
I saw this at the local IMAX. The top of the...

I saw this at the local IMAX. The top of the picture frame was projected off the top of the screen. Other than that I thought it was great.
In much of the the movie the characters are actually in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By tucsondave
Is the light flickering if you look through the...

Is the light flickering if you look through the air vents? Sounds like your lamp may be failing. How many hours are on the lamp?
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