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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-22-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By ivo welch
projector with auto calibration with internal camera?

I am looking at a projector like the epson ls10000. $8000.

Why does a human still have to do the calibration for a projector in this price class when competent 13MP cell-phone camera systems have...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-23-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By ivo welch
well, for me, I like the bluray player in the...

well, for me, I like the bluray player in the receiver. one on-off switch, one remote control, and one interface (with good zero-fiddle integration). this is a big deal for me---easily worth the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 29,644
Posted By ivo welch
given that this is laser, can it be a short-throw...

given that this is laser, can it be a short-throw projector? say, 120" diag from 6'? is the limit now the angle at which the lasers leave the panels?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,541
Posted By ivo welch
quick questions: [1] this being laser, does...

quick questions:

[1] this being laser, does it still use a lens? can it focus any kind of size from 0 to infinity?

[2] on my epson 5010, if I go close to the screen, I can see fringes on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,222
Posted By ivo welch
I would love a modest ergonomics improvement: 20%...

I would love a modest ergonomics improvement: 20% smaller case, absolutely silent in super-eco mode, less heat, and capable of throwing a 10% larger picture given the same distance. the first three...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-28-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By ivo welch
thanks. maybe a window was the wrong analogy. I...

thanks. maybe a window was the wrong analogy. I meant the difference between real and projected. A display case of a case behind glass, for example. A sunny day outdoor scene or spotlight at...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-27-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By ivo welch
Question 2014 displays vs My Window?

I am curious now. I can get awfully good displays [flat panels, FPTV) these days, many for quite cheap. but none of them fool me into thinking I am looking out of my window. this could be a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-27-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By ivo welch
something else bad about it. watching foyle's...

something else bad about it. watching foyle's war on the epson, with both frame interpolation and iris off, it still cycles up and down on its brightness (and even on a pause during a bright scene)....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-27-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By ivo welch
well, sony manages to make projectors that are...

well, sony manages to make projectors that are practically silent in eco mode according to the reviews. pity that no projector maker has a super-eco mode, where it tunes light output back even...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By ivo welch
I own an epson 5010. beautiful picture and nice...

I own an epson 5010. beautiful picture and nice projector, but it has two drawbacks.

first, it definitely makes plenty of audible fan noise. in quiet movies, one can get used to it, but I still...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By ivo welch
while watching british shows and movies, I have...

while watching british shows and movies, I have been cursing my sony bluray system, the bluray coding, and anything else I could find. it turns out that the culprit was something else. even on a low...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ivo welch
Quote:Originally Posted by Brian...

Quote:Originally Posted by Brian Conrad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1506476/netflix-compression-artifacts#post_24120409)

We need to be able to more...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-26-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ivo welch
this is ironic: ...

this is ironic:

http://www.dailytech.com/Netflix+to+Stream+House+of+Cards+in+4K+via+HEVC+H265+Compression/article33962.htm

they can't even get the normal hd stream right yet, and will do it in...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-20-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ivo welch
yes, House-of-Cards seems to be unusually bad....

yes, House-of-Cards seems to be unusually bad. fortunately, their encoding of barney the purple dinosaur looks great on screen! I guess I have to switch my viewing preferences a little...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-18-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By ivo welch
I just checked on the zdnet speed test. I have >...

I just checked on the zdnet speed test. I have > 25Mbps download speed on time-warner roadrunner cable.

I started watching "House of Cards" on netflix on a macbook pro 15" retina display, osx,...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   12-14-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,093
Posted By ivo welch
I have used it now for about a month. the...

I have used it now for about a month. the macbook pro retina 15" indeed displays 4k resolutions immediately---no tinkering needed. linux needed X config file tinkering, but also worked. I am using...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 60,844
Posted By ivo welch
probably a similar problem with a more recent...

probably a similar problem with a more recent show, like foyle's war, S7, on acorn tv streaming.

it's 2014 now...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   12-02-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By ivo welch
for some reason, the acorn tv British series...

for some reason, the acorn tv British series suffer from bad jitter. I have tried the DVD, netflix, and acorn-TV streaming for Foyle's War, Series S1, on my Sony BDVE 390. bad jitter. jumping every...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-02-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18,160
Views: 2,118,656
Posted By ivo welch
this is my semi-annual question. I want to have...

this is my semi-annual question. I want to have one player from which I can stream bluray media to other devices that do not have a bluray player, without ripping. natural destination devices are...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-29-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,093
Posted By ivo welch
it would make for a terrible gaming monitor....

it would make for a terrible gaming monitor. it's one big advantage is 4k mode. even mouse movements tear on 4k, so fast movements are out. for everything else, as a 39" 4k monitor, it's great...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-03-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ivo welch
ironically, there are windows tablets, but none...

ironically, there are windows tablets, but none that come with a bluray player and good sound.

maybe the usb on a nexus may work with an external usb? (or even wireless usb?)
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-30-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ivo welch
I think you are attributing too much...

I think you are attributing too much intelligence here. many blu-rays now come with a free stream purchase, and some even with stream+dvd.

too many lawyers, bureaucracy, and status-quo...and...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-28-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ivo welch
hello, hollywood: I am still looking for a...

hello, hollywood:

I am still looking for a way to stream blu-rays quickly to an ipad or nexus. I can't figure out how one could do this. (I do not want to take hours to rip a blu-ray first.)...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-25-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,093
Posted By ivo welch
ahmmm...what if I want to buy one now? is...

ahmmm...what if I want to buy one now?

is there an asus 39" release date?
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-24-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 49,093
Posted By ivo welch
I am thinking of buying the seiki 39 as a...

I am thinking of buying the seiki 39 as a computer monitor (linux) instead of a 30" 2560x1600 IPS display.


is the display matte or glossy?

is it good enough as a work computer monitor...
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