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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-16-2014, 08:59 PM
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Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by R...

Quote:Originally Posted by R Harkness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1506160/official-jvc-dla-x700r-rs57u-owners-thread/1140#post_24366390)

JOE-C,
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 35,045
Posted By John Ballentine
How does your RS67 compare to your RS35 in other...

How does your RS67 compare to your RS35 in other areas?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-02-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,449
Posted By John Ballentine
How many hours on your RS-20? (Mine failed at...

How many hours on your RS-20? (Mine failed at 2600 hours)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-31-2013, 10:25 AM
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Views: 78,505
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zombie10k http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1506160/official-jvc-dla-x700r-rs57u-owners-thread/360#post_24135079)

Ok, so folks...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-24-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,132
Views: 192,218
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by R...

Quote:Originally Posted by R Harkness http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486011/new-range-jvc-2014/2430#post_24110399)

Wow. It's like capturing a photo of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-22-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,613
Views: 347,236
Posted By John Ballentine
Quick question (I searched but found no answer):...

Quick question (I searched but found no answer):
Have CIH set-up. Is the Darbee % level read-out adjustable like sub-titles so it can be moved higher up on the screen? With my separate Darbee and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-24-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,979
Posted By John Ballentine
I've had my 480 system (AVS purchase) since Dec...

I've had my 480 system (AVS purchase) since Dec 2008. It hasn't needed any adjustment what-so-ever. Just an occasional shot of an air duster. And I've probably used the motorized slide 1000 times....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By John Ballentine
Yep. Looks like my old JVC. Optical block....

Yep. Looks like my old JVC. Optical block. Repair could cost upwards of 3K.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,273
Posted By John Ballentine
My RS20 (manufactured Dec 2008) has magenta...

My RS20 (manufactured Dec 2008) has magenta strip running down left side (ceiling mounted). Drove it to JVC repair in Long Beach. Cost $3500. to repair so sitting in my attic right now. Occurred 2...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-04-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 131,823
Posted By John Ballentine
My RS20 (Dec 2008) has magenta strip down left...

My RS20 (Dec 2008) has magenta strip down left side (ceiling mounted). Drove it to JVC repair in Long Beach. Cost $3500. to repair so sitting in my attic right now. Occurred 2 1/2 years after...
Forum: Video Processors   12-27-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 600,415
Posted By John Ballentine
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AustinJerry http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399154/darbee-vision-darblet/5190#post_22746759)

Wow, John, that averages out to...
Forum: Video Processors   12-26-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 600,415
Posted By John Ballentine
Watched 192 movies since installing the Darby on...

Watched 192 movies since installing the Darby on 8/3/12. I've had 5 instances of snow-flash (loss of HDMI handshake). Using 3' cable from Onkyo preamp out to Darby then 35' cable to JVC RS35...
Forum: Video Processors   12-24-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 600,415
Posted By John Ballentine
Shocking. Hope you didn't just jinx it!

Shocking. Hope you didn't just jinx it!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 19,884
Posted By John Ballentine
Yep. I put a post it note inside my BD case to...

Yep. I put a post it note inside my BD case to remind me to switch to LPCM in case I should ever watch this film again (5-10 years from now http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-19-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 19,884
Posted By John Ballentine
Even a single non-repeatable audio dropout is...

Even a single non-repeatable audio dropout is unacceptable to me. Especially if you have people over and during the dropout they say "remind me again how much $ you spent on this system"...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-19-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 19,884
Posted By John Ballentine
Lotsa Bitstream audio dropouts on my OPPO 83....

Lotsa Bitstream audio dropouts on my OPPO 83. Had to switch to LPCM. I'm e-mailing OPPO today to see about a potential corrective firmware release. Haven't tried Nemo yet.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-09-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By John Ballentine
I'm surprised the pink stripe issue didn't...

I'm surprised the pink stripe issue didn't result in class action lawsuit. My RS20 was out-of-warranty and repair bill was almost 3K.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-06-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 41,508
Posted By John Ballentine
Obviously same transfer as recent UK release ...?

Obviously same transfer as recent UK release ...?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-19-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By John Ballentine
Yes whew. Wonder what a new ballast cost? New...

Yes whew. Wonder what a new ballast cost? New optical block is 3 grand! Luckily RS35 has 3 year warranty vs: RS20's 2 year warranty.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-17-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By John Ballentine
Yes I'm curious too. Living in LA - it's nice...

Yes I'm curious too. Living in LA - it's nice that you could just drive it over to the repair center (vs: shipping). I was just there (Long Beach) couple weeks ago w/ an RS20 that needed new optical...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-01-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By John Ballentine
LOVE the film but I grimace at the fake snow...

LOVE the film but I grimace at the fake snow effects (just the close ups) every time http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-01-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 41,508
Posted By John Ballentine
Funny...

Funny http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-26-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,329
Posted By John Ballentine
Metropolis (1927) Frankenstein (1931) Island...

Metropolis (1927)
Frankenstein (1931)
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
The Invisible Man (1933)
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-18-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By John Ballentine
I watch numerous B&W films too. I'm watching the...

I watch numerous B&W films too. I'm watching the Universal Classic Monsters collection right now. The first thing I check on a new projector (after convergence) is uniformity (shading). On my Panny...
Forum: Video Processors   10-06-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 600,415
Posted By John Ballentine
I find myself continually turning down my Darby...

I find myself continually turning down my Darby (down to 20%) while watching the new Universal Classic Monsters Collection. The film grain (thankfully intact) seems to be exacerbated by the...
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