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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-21-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By JustMike
OOoooooooooh. Interesting. Thank you for the...

OOoooooooooh. Interesting. Thank you for the clarification! I guess now we get to start talking about "4-chip DLP projectors". :-)
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By JustMike
How does stacking DLPs improve contrast? Don't...

How does stacking DLPs improve contrast? Don't you get twice the brightness and a black floor that's also twice as high?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-19-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By JustMike
Perhaps, but don't forget about HDR. HDR will...

Perhaps, but don't forget about HDR. HDR will require substantially higher light output.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-19-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By JustMike
Fair enough. I guess what I'm saying is that...

Fair enough. I guess what I'm saying is that it's potentially a major project to install this projector, and I'd like to understand what exactly the plan is, what the requirements would be, and what...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-19-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By JustMike
I would love to understand the intent here. If...

I would love to understand the intent here. If the idea is that the cooling unit could be located outside the room, allowing the projector itself to be super-quiet, then that's very interesting. But...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-17-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By JustMike
Optimal according to what set of criteria? 1.5...

Optimal according to what set of criteria? 1.5 picture height for 1.78 content works out to the screen occupying a 60-degree horizontal viewing angle. That's enormous, and for many people,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By JustMike
I don't think you have to have 4K content to...

I don't think you have to have 4K content to enjoy a 4K projector. I enjoyed the hell out of my Sony 4K for over a year before I got a viable 4K source for it. The Sony scaler does a very good job...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-12-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By JustMike
CEPro article is here: ...

CEPro article is here: http://www.cepro.com/article/sim2_offers_sneak_peek_at_compact_pure_laser_projector_at_ces

My favorite sentence of the article is: "The first speckle, the speckled speckle...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-10-2015, 05:34 PM
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Posted By JustMike
That would sure be exciting. I like my Sony very...

That would sure be exciting. I like my Sony very much, but every technology has its shortcomings. I would love to see how a 4K DLP would compare. The huge win for the Sony is how quiet it is for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By JustMike
With all cables reconnected, the processor boots...

With all cables reconnected, the processor boots normally now and appears to be working fine. I have to assume that unplugging one of the cables that I pulled allowed a component to get out of a bad...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-10-2015, 04:52 PM
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Posted By JustMike
The translated article says RGB laser, so it sure...

The translated article says RGB laser, so it sure sounds like it's not a phosphor-based engine.

The issues for me would be contrast, noise, and 4K. If they're really thinking about 12,000 lumens,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By JustMike
Well, that didn't fix it, but I may have fixed it...

Well, that didn't fix it, but I may have fixed it nonetheless. After trying to reboot with the RS-232 disconnected, it occurred to me that I have had occasional problems with sync between the Classé...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By JustMike
Nothing connected to USB. I control the...

Nothing connected to USB. I control the processor via serial. I can try booting the processor with that cable disconnected.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By JustMike
CT-SSP will not boot! Help!

Greetings,

I had a friend visit today. He's here from out of the country, and really wanted to see my theater. But, the Classé CT-SSP won't boot!

I have the Classé and other audio gear...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,246
Posted By JustMike
But, Godzilla has massive amounts of clipping in...

But, Godzilla has massive amounts of clipping in its center, surround and LFE channels. I enjoyed the movie, but I found the crackling (especially from the center) distracting and annoying. :( I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 53,491
Posted By JustMike
Thank you so much, I really appreciate it. ...

Thank you so much, I really appreciate it.

Here's one other interesting tidbit, by the way. This is the rendering Keith Yates did for the room, back in April 2011. I'd say we nailed it pretty...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 53,491
Posted By JustMike
My 1.78 screen is basically just a substitute for...

My 1.78 screen is basically just a substitute for a 2.0 screen. I figured I would just get a 1.78 screen as wide as I wanted my 2.35 stuff to be, then I could reduce the size of 1.78/1.85 content as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 53,491
Posted By JustMike
Thanks, David! The room gets a fair amount of...

Thanks, David! The room gets a fair amount of use. I schedule a movie night almost every week, unless I have other plans like concert tickets. Lately, I've also done a series of nights featuring...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 53,491
Posted By JustMike
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-04-2014, 01:28 PM
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Views: 53,491
Posted By JustMike
#tbt

I thought it would be fun to do a little "Throw-back Thursday" posting, combined with a before-and-after. The first photo below was taken in June of 2011, during the excavation that allowed the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-02-2014, 10:35 AM
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Views: 553,842
Posted By JustMike
Which one do you use, and are you happy with it? ...

Which one do you use, and are you happy with it?

In addition to my 4K needs, I also sometimes get slow switching between 60p and 24p (depending upon source), and I think this is also related to...
Forum: 3D Content   11-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,921
Posted By JustMike
:D The fillings are holding up okay so far. ...

:D

The fillings are holding up okay so far. The seven subs are mostly for diversity of source position to help tame standing waves and produce even response in the room. Plus, because there are...
Forum: 3D Content   11-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,921
Posted By JustMike
I was glad to find this thread, because I was...

I was glad to find this thread, because I was seriously worried that there was something wrong with my sound system. I had friends over for Godzilla last night, and we played it at a high volume,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-20-2014, 04:16 PM
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Views: 553,842
Posted By JustMike
Nobody here is using either HDBaseT or a...

Nobody here is using either HDBaseT or a fiber-based HDMI cable with their 1100ES and a Sony 4K source?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-20-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By JustMike
In the case of this particular scene in Edge of...

In the case of this particular scene in Edge of Tomorrow, the pumping is terrible in both full and limited iris settings. I do think it's a pathological case, though.

Before I had the projector...
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