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Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-25-2016, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Your set may still be having the blinking green...

Your set may still be having the blinking green light of death, it may have happened concurrently. What you need to know is to replace the 1000uF caps with 680uF caps, all else staying the same.
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-19-2016, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Video Display Corp. But remember, you...

Video Display Corp.

But remember, you gotta fix that blanking problem or this will repeat and ruin your new tubes too.

Mit had a kit they called the CM Kit back in the day, it would cure that...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-06-2016, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I always hate to deliver news like this, but no,...

I always hate to deliver news like this, but no, there is no fix. Your set's blanking system failed and it scarred your guns on turn off. Your red got scarred worst, leaving the turquoise...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-23-2016, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Same way as with CRT: Sprayway or Glass Plus and...

Same way as with CRT: Sprayway or Glass Plus and paper towels. Fingerprints will not go away with just water, there is a certain grease content in fingerprints and handprints that is not water...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-22-2016, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I have been given the chance to get a first gen -...

I have been given the chance to get a first gen - lots better than the second gen - LG 50" OLED for $1000, fully calibrated (by me of course...). Original price on this puppy was $15,000 before...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-14-2016, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
The only option outside of that is to burn the...

The only option outside of that is to burn the rest of the screen down to match the light level in the affected section. In the amount of light level you would then lose, resulting in a far dimmer...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-11-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
OMG, I didn't know. He invited me over to see...

OMG, I didn't know. He invited me over to see his double stack when I was on a tour in Chicago. In giving me directions, he said, "Drive South about an hour and a half until you see corn." ...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-11-2016, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
The owner of Home Theater Review bought out Paul...

The owner of Home Theater Review bought out Paul Carleton and now owns the rights to the SPot. You might ask him what he can do.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-11-2016, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-11-2016, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
A double stack will do that. All depends on the...

A double stack will do that. All depends on the size of the screens involved.

The late ovrclkr? Has Cliff died?

:confused::(
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-10-2016, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
As my Mit does, with PerfectColor. I'll be...

As my Mit does, with PerfectColor.

I'll be glad to coach you in exactly how to set it up for absolute color linearity, based on my direct training from former cameraman Paul Carleton, founder of...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-13-2016, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I believe your model year was when they started...

I believe your model year was when they started the PerfectColor, in User menu. Whatever model year it was, they no longer made the I2C port available after that.

The PerfectColor system can dial...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-13-2016, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I'm all for keeping the landfills from jamming us...

I'm all for keeping the landfills from jamming us all up. And I love that feeling of accomplishment too, in remedying that niggly 10% of the circuitry that's usually all that needs attention, so the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-08-2016, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
DIYers have a habit of thinking that the money...

DIYers have a habit of thinking that the money they save in not calling in a pro will always be worth it.

NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.

You make out sometimes yes, but on things like...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-08-2016, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
The more diagnostics you do in there, the more...

The more diagnostics you do in there, the more you take a chance that your probe may slip off of where you have it and touch something it should not touch. Your set blinks off, won't come back on,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-07-2016, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Does your guidance move the cursors at the...

Does your guidance move the cursors at the various points on command? Or do they just sit there and not move, regardless of what you do?

The pic you sent shows a set badly in need of service...
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-06-2016, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
True, but HD content is all digital too, yet we...

True, but HD content is all digital too, yet we see big differences between digital and analog displays of that HD.

If you go thru this thread a few years back, you'll see many examples of analog...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-06-2016, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Yeah I kept hearing about TV Repair Kits and...

Yeah I kept hearing about TV Repair Kits and decided to check them out and liked what I saw. If that was you who turned me on to them, thanks!

;)

Those single chip ICs would let go and go cold...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-06-2016, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
What STK ICs were involved? Was it the single...

What STK ICs were involved? Was it the single 392-110 with all 6 channels on it?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-06-2016, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Yes, that's the right source for getting the ICs....

Yes, that's the right source for getting the ICs.

Let me know what you find. You have checked and know that you did not leave any solder bridges behind?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-06-2016, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Did you use official Sanyo ICs from Japan? Or...

Did you use official Sanyo ICs from Japan? Or good ICs from reputable dealers? Or cheap knockoffs? With the kind of labor needed for this job when it's on a Mit, only the best ICs should be used...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-04-2016, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
You should check with Curt Palme. He has...

You should check with Curt Palme. He has specialized in overhead CRT projectors for many years and has bought and sold an uncountable number of them. I would not be surprised if he has exactly what...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-04-2016, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Isn't it amazing what these ageless sets can do...

Isn't it amazing what these ageless sets can do in the hands of a professional? They were designed to be aligned to perfection on the entire effective area of the screen's viewed surface. A real...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-03-2016, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
Nice. I had no idea the JVC projectors could...

Nice. I had no idea the JVC projectors could have blacks that rivaled Kuros. Still not CRT overhead projection of course, but evidently usable. Cliff in Indiana achieved a breathtaking 525,000:1...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-02-2016, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Mr Bob
I have a Panasonic 47" now, which replaced the...

I have a Panasonic 47" now, which replaced the 26" Mit CRT directview in my bedroom. I didn't buy it. It was given to me when its owner decided he couldn't afford to repair it so he left it behind....
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