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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
Let's just say it's probably not worth the 2200...

Let's just say it's probably not worth the 2200 dollars you have it on kijiji for ;)

Didn't know there was anyone else from ns around here :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By Mik James
Acer H6517ST 1080p Dlp Projector

A new short throw 1080p offering from Acer.

Reviews: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0%2c2817%2c2484599%2c00.asp

http://www.projectorcentral.com/acer-h6517st-review.htm
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 540
Posted By Mik James
The only bad piece of advice i'm hearing so far...

The only bad piece of advice i'm hearing so far here is "the surrounds only do 10% of the work". Perhaps this is true for typical movie soundtracks, however mixing surround/3d audio within videogames...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-10-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Mik James
The Benq has significantly higher color...

The Benq has significantly higher color brightness. It is important to find a good balance between brightness and black level. If the new projector is running twice as bright then the black level may...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-06-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By Mik James
Color Accurate Budget 720p Projector With 3d Ready/Nvidia 3d Vision Support

I've had an Acer k330 for a while and I am rather disappointed with it for 2 reasons:

1) The lack of color accuracy in 3d mode (It's only reasonable in 2d mode)
2) The lack of ansi/native...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By Mik James
Theoretical Maximum Hdmi 1.4 bandwidth?

I know that 1080p@120hz isn't possible over hdmi 1.4.
However I doubt that 1080p at 48hz is the limit.
So where would the bandwidth place the refresh rate limit for 1080p?
Has anyone ever...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Mik James
4) Be Liquid Cooled or noisy as *%*$ 5) Have...

4) Be Liquid Cooled or noisy as *%*$
5) Have the light directed via a custom enclosure.
6) Have some sort of practical use beyond that gained by stacking or placing projectors side by side.
7)...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-30-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Some info on Sony's use of the picop microvision...

Some info on Sony's use of the picop microvision engine. Not sure if this may have already been incorporated into the picopro.
http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/Press/201402/14-024E/index.html

It...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By Mik James
Oled light setting controls the overall light...

Oled light setting controls the overall light output of the panel (set it higher for a brighter image/more "pop")
The brightness setting controls the shadow details, set it to low and you wont be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Mik James
Well, it doesn't sound like cinema smooth has a...

Well, it doesn't sound like cinema smooth has a different mll just because they felt like implementing it that way.
From what I have read it appears the black level is lower due to the fact that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Mik James
Generally true, however some displays can be...

Generally true, however some displays can be pushed further than manufacturer design for refresh rates. I was just curious if anyone from the gaming community had tried this yet for this display.

...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Mik James
Samsung F5300, 96hz or 72hz Input

I hear cinema smooth has better black level due to the higher refresh of 96hz.
It can only be activated by default with 24fps input though.


Have any of you gamers out there managed to input...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By Mik James
Does this only occur in darker parts of the...

Does this only occur in darker parts of the image? Try pausing playback and see if the noise has movement to it or if the noise becomes still.
I noticed dithering/noise on the oculus rift when I had...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-11-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Could you take a moment to bring up a darkened...

Could you take a moment to bring up a darkened image with lots of shadow detail and see if you can spot detail getting mashed together into red and green splotches in dark areas?

I'm seeing this...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   05-07-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Mik James
Just paid 457$ total for the f5300b at Wal-Mart....

Just paid 457$ total for the f5300b at Wal-Mart. I'm in ns though.
The set is brand new. Somehow I skipped the eco fee :confused:
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-07-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
I definitely lost my senses in paying what I did...

I definitely lost my senses in paying what I did for this :p
They have now returned, I found an f5300b 51" on sale for 460$ after taxes. I'm getting out of the black level race for awhile, some nice...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-05-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
If it's source related then it's system wide. The...

If it's source related then it's system wide. The effect appears in every game and netflix video I've tested. It doesn't show on a Samsung pn43d450 with respectable mll. I don't have a different...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-04-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
There are no adjustable picture controls.

There are no adjustable picture controls.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-02-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Ah yes , I expected this sort of response from...

Ah yes , I expected this sort of response from you.
No, I was not "warned". You complained the low lumen count couldn't possibly provide a satisfactory viewing experience across multiple posts.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-01-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
A new flaw to add to the annoyingly long list at...

A new flaw to add to the annoyingly long list at this point.
I'm seeing a lot of posterization in dark scenes. It's there whether i set the output to limited rgb or full rgb.

Anyone else notice...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-30-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Ah, well, glad we settled that then. Now that...

Ah, well, glad we settled that then.
Now that we have that fact out in the open further discussion on possible ways to minimize this artifact through testing and practical application is clearly...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-30-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
I've been trying to figure out this speckle issue...

I've been trying to figure out this speckle issue and it appears to be directly related to the coarseness of the screen texture. On a smooth reflective surface (couldn't find a very smooth non...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-29-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Well, it's best to focus on the example rather...

Well, it's best to focus on the example rather than my use of the term intrascence as for all I know that may not be the correct term.
The easiest description of this would probably be the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-29-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Let's say for example half the screen is pure...

Let's say for example half the screen is pure black and the other half is pure white. It has no problem with displaying most of the black side as pure black and the white as pure white. If I recall,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-29-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 9,258
Posted By Mik James
Got it working. I am currently using it in...

Got it working.

I am currently using it in beige walled untreated room.

Pros:

Perfect black level and excellent intrascene contrast.
Excellent motion so far as I can tell, no noticeable...
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