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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I'm pretty sure I would be fine with it. if...

I'm pretty sure I would be fine with it. if you're somebody that likes a really bright image you may not. I'm using my x35 on a 120" diagonal 16:9 screen right now, and think it's great. I've even...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,224
Posted By fierce_gt
mostly the ones with the integrated lens, but I...

mostly the ones with the integrated lens, but I have seen a few attached to the circuit board directly, just not sure how typical they were.


I guess what I'm getting at, is that in nearly every...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By fierce_gt
I agree with your logic, and this is why I have...

I agree with your logic, and this is why I have very little interest in UHD right now.


the things that are 'needed' for it to be a substantial improvement, would make it much better than...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 02:01 AM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I don't think you'd have the brightness for 160"...

I don't think you'd have the brightness for 160" even with the a-lens, maybe in high bulb with the iris fully opened, but I don't like the idea of REQUIRING the use of high bulb brightness. I never...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,224
Posted By fierce_gt
I wish I had answers, but I really don't, only...

I wish I had answers, but I really don't, only things I've observed. there may not be a strong correlation to projectors, but the LED bulbs I've used at home, as well as the raw LED's I've used for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By fierce_gt
what kind of size requirement? we use...

what kind of size requirement?


we use some podium things at school. they are desk mounted though. it's hooked up to a projector so the kids can see, but works like the smartboards with the pens...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-23-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
agreed, it's going to be a while before a sub $4k...

agreed, it's going to be a while before a sub $4k TV can beat your panny in pq and size.


and I find it funny to argue buying a UHD tv today helps you future proof. I bought an early HDTV, it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By fierce_gt
I actually wasn't even thinking about that when I...

I actually wasn't even thinking about that when I said 'new tv features', but this is still a valid point. you can get a simple usb dongle for even less that adds smart features too. the options are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By fierce_gt
when you say good with 50 or 55" is that min,...

when you say good with 50 or 55" is that min, max, or just what you guess you can afford?


the f5300 plasma comes to mind, it's way under 1grand if you're buying the 51" model. but I think you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,224
Posted By fierce_gt
well, to be technical, that's what affects ANSI...

well, to be technical, that's what affects ANSI contrast ratio. but on/off contrast ratio is also very important. I'd argue that most DLP's have high enough ANSI contrast already, I'm never left...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,829
Posted By fierce_gt
yup, this isn't for ppl who can afford to spend...

yup, this isn't for ppl who can afford to spend 120k on a tv, this is for ppl who can afford to spend 120k on impulse buys. chances are the future owners will also have expensive home theaters, and...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
I'm just curious, but are these 'UHD' with...

I'm just curious, but are these 'UHD' with improved color and bit depth and all that, or are they just higher resolution versions of the HD stuff?


the resolution is not that important to me, but...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
yes, my posts are longer because I write full...

yes, my posts are longer because I write full sentences and back up my opinions...


really, the only thing I agree with is that my opinion matters only as much as your opinion. so as it stands...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
that is possible, but my comments were directed...

that is possible, but my comments were directed at the survey results. so if you disagree with the that, don't take it out on me by putting words in my mouth. say you disagree with the survey...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By fierce_gt
it's so true though 1080p resolution +...

it's so true though


1080p resolution + 4:4:4, 10/12bit, 2020 or DCI colorspace, heck throw in a higher frame rate too > 2160p resolution and current specs


I WANT better gradation, I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 66,847
Posted By fierce_gt
I know I'm a heck of a lot more distracted when...

I know I'm a heck of a lot more distracted when my white/tan dog walks into the roof than I am when my black dog does.




then again, the black one tends to just lie down in a corner, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By fierce_gt
I didn't think so either, that's why I kind of...

I didn't think so either, that's why I kind of laughed. this was literally the FIRST time I'd ever just said "HP"... I actually wasn't aware HP was a specific material though, so at least a learned...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By fierce_gt
if plasma is ever an option, it's always the...

if plasma is ever an option, it's always the answer...


I only have two plasmas here, and have more LCD's, but in those situations I need smaller screens, or want to abuse them a little more, so...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
no, not even close. the number of pixels has...

no, not even close. the number of pixels has nothing to do with color. each individual pixel determines the amount of color. sharp added a fourth subpixel, which also is 100% marketing BS. every...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
you can begin by reading what I ACTUALLY said... ...

you can begin by reading what I ACTUALLY said... you couldn't have put more words into my mouth on purpose.


the survey(or so I read it) grouped ppl into price categories. the ppl looking to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
IMO, I would go for the f8500 as I still believe...

IMO, I would go for the f8500 as I still believe it offers better picture quality than any edgelit led is capable of.


if you're looking at led's anyway, then I'd consider the resolution of it to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
that's a good point. I always forget ppl actually...

that's a good point. I always forget ppl actually like the thin TV's, haha. I was one of those weirdos that tried to find a big HD CRT
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,197
Posted By fierce_gt
I also find it interesting that there seems to be...

I also find it interesting that there seems to be more desire for UHD from ppl buying cheap TV's. if I read between the lines, it's indicating that the kinds of ppl that value picture quality, and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,224
Posted By fierce_gt
my point was more to consider the law of...

my point was more to consider the law of diminishing returns. some projectors do have two iris's, but then why not have 10? at some point it's just not worth it anymore, perhaps with LED's even one...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By fierce_gt
figures, first time I succumb to peer pressure...

figures, first time I succumb to peer pressure and say HP I get called out :p


yes, I mean high gain. seems everybody around here uses the terms synonymously so I did too :( or else nobody wants...
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