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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-05-2008, 10:27 PM
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GGB, you need to select user 1 in the color temp...

GGB, you need to select user 1 in the color temp menu (standard, normal, warm, cool, user 1)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-25-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By 1st on the Block
I as well went from the mits hc3000 to the BenQ...

I as well went from the mits hc3000 to the BenQ 5000. Very nice upgrade in HD picture quality.
Forum: Dual Format Players   05-09-2008, 08:22 PM
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About a month ago, I had Futureshop do a price...

About a month ago, I had Futureshop do a price match for $399, and then got my $100 trade in credit for my HD DVD player, so I got it for $299!


Quote:Originally Posted by VinceCPHT...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2008, 09:19 PM
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I know I should turn BC off, but the picture...

I know I should turn BC off, but the picture does have so much more punch with it on when you're not staring at noise. I am happy with the W5000, 90% of the time. I keep checking this thread for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2008, 05:39 AM
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I've had the W5000 in my home theatre for a...

I've had the W5000 in my home theatre for a month now, along side my now displaced Mitsubishi HC3000. Make no bones about it, the BenQ introduces video noise with BC on, most notably when there are...
Forum: Dual Format Players   03-25-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 282,015
Posted By 1st on the Block
Picked up my 200 today, got the 3 free movies...

Picked up my 200 today, got the 3 free movies and paid $399 with the trade in of my A1. I updated the firmware to the March firmware and did the 702 update as well. PQ is quite good, sound is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-17-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 143,037
Posted By 1st on the Block
I totally agree with you JackLT. If the 5000...

I totally agree with you JackLT. If the 5000 builds on the 10000, we'll have quite a crop of new PJs to salivate over, all at a lower price to boot.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-17-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 143,037
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Quote:Originally Posted by JackLT...

Quote:Originally Posted by JackLT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12487929)

If your in Canada the store with endless returns just put the w10000...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By 1st on the Block
I've seen it listed on a canadian dealer site...

I've seen it listed on a canadian dealer site for $4,897 this week.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-22-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 506,589
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Quote:Originally Posted by Civuck...

Quote:Originally Posted by Civuck http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I can't tell you what tool was used as we had it done out of house by...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-22-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 506,589
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Quote:Originally Posted by SS Scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by SS Scott http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

1st on the block. what did you create your BDMV project with?

...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-22-2007, 11:33 AM
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Views: 506,589
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Quote:Originally Posted by Marc D Carra...

Quote:Originally Posted by Marc D Carra http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Have you tried BDMV from DVDR? Are you getting 5.1 sound from BDMV's...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-22-2007, 10:10 AM
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Views: 506,589
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Quote:Originally Posted by blah12345...

Quote:Originally Posted by blah12345 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Copied from the PS3 1.6 patch notes:

Blu-ray Disc Rewriteable (BD-RE)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-25-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,445
Posted By 1st on the Block
Quote: Originally Posted by noah katz Not a...

Quote:
Originally Posted by noah katz
Not a very informative press release - no brightness or CR specs.

I'd guess from the model number that it's a defeatured 10000.

It says 8500:1 contrast...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-24-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,445
Posted By 1st on the Block
It featuring native 1920 x 1080 high resolution,...

It featuring native 1920 x 1080 high resolution, BenQ’s proprietary Senseye™ technology, Advanced Continuous Electronic IRIS. The Advanced Continuous Electronic IRIS embedded inside the W9000...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   11-08-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By 1st on the Block
I forgot question #4: Can I use the 16:10...

I forgot question #4:
Can I use the 16:10 resolution of the HC3000 and have a correct geometry 2.35:1 image? Would this be done correctly through the cropping in the scaler?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   11-08-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
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I been reading as much as I can about anamorphic...

I been reading as much as I can about anamorphic lens and constant height setups, but I still have a few questions.

1. I measured my throw for my Mits HC3000, I've got a 174 inch throw for a 90.6...
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-12-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 572,591
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I've fallen behind in this thread so I'm not...

I've fallen behind in this thread so I'm not sure if you guys have talked about getting 1080p 24 fr/s movies through VS10+ but I tried it and obviously it wanted to convert it. So I put the mpeg...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,251
Views: 661,001
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Just wanted to say that I took the plunge into...

Just wanted to say that I took the plunge into plasma with the 5070 to replace my Toshiba 65hx81 which was still running wonderfully. I have been running HD on satellite since '97 and have to say...
Forum: HD DVD Software   06-29-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 192,008
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Tested HD Patch (Ver 0.0202) on 2 minutes of...

Tested HD Patch (Ver 0.0202) on 2 minutes of "the Time Machine" and it worked perfectly. Finally I can make those 720p discs without 10 hrs of VS10+ converting formats. Good on ya, Texmex!
Forum: HD DVD Software   06-27-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 192,008
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I burned an entire collection of movies (17 in...

I burned an entire collection of movies (17 in all, shaken not stirred)) that were 1280x1080i in VS 10+ over the last two weeks and had " do not convert compliant mpeg" checked, and VS 10+ did not...
Forum: HD DVD Players   06-22-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,790
Posted By 1st on the Block
Quote: Originally Posted by aaronwt What are...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aaronwt
What are the choices of codecs to encode with?


Mpeg-2 (from HDBeat and Engadget reports).
Forum: HD DVD Software   06-16-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 192,008
Posted By 1st on the Block
I've had success with creating HD DVDs with VS...

I've had success with creating HD DVDs with VS 10+ that are encoded at 1280x1080i. VS 10+ does not re-encode the material to 1440 or 1920 and it plays beautifully on the A1. I have not created a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-09-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By 1st on the Block
The Toshiba's 5.1 analog outputs DD, DTS, DD+,...

The Toshiba's 5.1 analog outputs DD, DTS, DD+, DD True HD (2 ch).
Forum: HD DVD Software   06-05-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 192,008
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The blu-ray option in VS 10+ does not like .ts...

The blu-ray option in VS 10+ does not like .ts files either. The files it creates are .m2ts files (in the stream folder), there are also 8 folders created within 2 main folders!
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