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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By jvincent
TMT3 here. Tried PDVD9 and the combination...

TMT3 here.

Tried PDVD9 and the combination of Moovie Live and not being able to play District 9 killed it for me.

No issues so far with TMT3.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-24-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,861
Views: 359,587
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by klillevo...

Quote:Originally Posted by klillevo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18488324)

I knew that the response would be completely useless

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,882
Posted By jvincent
There should be an option to display resolutions...

There should be an option to display resolutions not supported by the monitor in the ATI control panel. That should allow you to select different resolutions.

FWIW, the Nvidia control panel...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 508,629
Posted By jvincent
Why would you need to send the HTPC output to...

Why would you need to send the HTPC output to the HDFury?

You are better of just sending the 1:1 mapped resolution. Your receiver should pass that to the plasma.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 508,629
Posted By jvincent
One minor correction, the native resolution is...

One minor correction, the native resolution is 1365x768, not 788.

I used to run 1080p over component into my 61XR4 from our Xbox360 and could tell no difference between that and 1080i.

The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By jvincent
I just rebuilt original HTPC using a 9300...

I just rebuilt original HTPC using a 9300 motherboard and I'm quite happy with it.
Forum: Display Calibration   06-29-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 200,993
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by derekjsmith...

Quote:Originally Posted by derekjsmith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16737568)

Like I said reverse engineering CalMAN


They are not the...
Forum: Display Calibration   06-28-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 200,993
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by derekjsmith...

Quote:Originally Posted by derekjsmith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16736422)

They did buy a copy of CalMAN a couple of months back. So...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-16-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 498,331
Posted By jvincent
Not all displays will let you make the +2%/5%...

Not all displays will let you make the +2%/5% bars disappear. For those display you need to adjust contrast as high as possible without getting colour shifts.

The crossed ramps/steps patterns are...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-09-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
If you usually watch movies with the bias light...

If you usually watch movies with the bias light on, then you should calibrate with it on.

Every display will be slightly different in terms of how it handles different APLs. The dynamic contrast...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-09-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
When I mean real content I mean movies. You...

When I mean real content I mean movies. You should always follow-up a calibration by looking at some movie content to make sure the settings look right. This is because the APL (average picture...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-09-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by amp pop...

Quote:Originally Posted by amp pop http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15999042)

I do understand what ure saying but it never really answered my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-19-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By jvincent
My experience is that the best results are to...

My experience is that the best results are to leave the PC settings at default and adjust at the TV.

The only problem with this is that if you have applications that use different...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-17-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 522,934
Posted By jvincent
As I see it, you have three options. I have...

As I see it, you have three options. I have listed them below in terms of increasing cost/accuracy.

1. Trust your eyeballs.
2. Use a tri-stimulus meter.
3. Use a spectroradiometer.

If you...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-27-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,263
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by caunyd...

Quote:Originally Posted by caunyd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15660887)

Jvincent, would you recommend those disks over Avia or Digital Video...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-26-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,263
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by caunyd...

Quote:Originally Posted by caunyd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15659574)

Would you recommend any of the calibration disks made by members on...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-17-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,181
Posted By jvincent
What you are seeing is the effect of something...

What you are seeing is the effect of something called overscan.

This can usually be reduced by going into the service menu and making adjustments to the geometry. It's not something for the...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-15-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,305
Posted By jvincent
One other thing to consider is that one many...

One other thing to consider is that one many displays it may simply not be possible to get every parameter right on spec so you have to decide what you want to trade off.

As a specific example,...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-13-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
There are levels to a calibration. 1....

There are levels to a calibration.

1. Better than nothing. Use the brightness/contrast patters to set those properly. All you need is the disc.

2. Beginner. Use a blue filter (available from...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-12-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
Hmmm. That still sounds like a test of motion or...

Hmmm. That still sounds like a test of motion or pixel adaptive de-interlacing.

Personally I'm not to worried about that kind of stuff anyway since I turn as much stuff off in the TV as possible.
Forum: Display Calibration   01-12-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 2,844,681
Posted By jvincent
Quote:Originally Posted by alluringreality...

Quote:Originally Posted by alluringreality http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15537316)

I had read sites that referenced that, but I really don't...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-12-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By jvincent
OK, so there are a few pieces to what you have...

OK, so there are a few pieces to what you have described.

The first is the algorithm that the panel uses specifically for low intensity signals. My panel has 3 of them and I prefer setting "3",...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-12-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By jvincent
I seem the remember that the DTP-94 was NOT...

I seem the remember that the DTP-94 was NOT temperature compensated.

EDIT: Nevermind, the brain cells must have been confused.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,487
Posted By jvincent
I'm not debating the fact that for a 24fps...

I'm not debating the fact that for a 24fps source that you need to have an integer multiple refresh rate to get the smoothest playback.

The point I was trying to make is that for an HTPC there is...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-12-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By jvincent
Here's a classic example of people interpreting...

Here's a classic example of people interpreting the question differently.

I was going to answer that you want to look for a crossed ramps pattern to see the effects of dithering across the entire...
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