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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Up until Sony introduced the Ruby at the end of...

Up until Sony introduced the Ruby at the end of 2005, DLP led LCDs in both on/off and ANSI contrast.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 728
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
I don't think so. ANSI CR was invented (IIRC...

I don't think so. ANSI CR was invented (IIRC late 80s/early 90s) because the industry was not seeing real image improvements that correlated to the then escalating on/off measurements of from...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 51,676
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Instead of relying on posts on this forum from...

Instead of relying on posts on this forum from biased posters (both pro and con) who may not have even seen the projector maybe you should bring your 55ES to your dealer and compare to the 350ES and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-05-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 51,676
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
The VW350 does not have an iris in the light...

The VW350 does not have an iris in the light path. It does have a fixed cat's eye shaped opening in the lens which has been more prevalent in DLP projectors over the last decade. Some have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 51,676
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Cine4Home measured d65 calibrated, iris open, ...

Cine4Home measured d65 calibrated, iris open, 13,000:1/15,000:1 (max zoom/min zoom). IIRC Jason Turk and a few other measured similar numbers. The Mits 9000 which used the same SXRD part (higher...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 51,676
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
I have a VW95 and a RS60 and have compared them...

I have a VW95 and a RS60 and have compared them to a vw600 so it depends by what you mean by "black levels". The VW95 will measure a lower level on a full black screen with iris off and much lower...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,339
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Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Other way around. The VW95 has almost double the...

Other way around. The VW95 has almost double the static contrast of the VW350. Sony starting with the VW1000 setup the light engines to emphasize light output over contrast.

Cine4Home measured...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-23-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,339
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Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Well either the performance of the panels...

Well either the performance of the panels selected or the setup of the light engine is different because the VW300/350 is measuring much higher static contrast than the VW600. The VW1100 also use...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-10-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,737
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
HDR is about simultaneous contrast not on/off...

HDR is about simultaneous contrast not on/off contrast. A CRT (gamma corrected) is capable of > 1 000 000 on/off but has zero chance of becoming a HDR device. Current single modulation tech (most...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,418
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Cine4Home's VW500's measurements were very close...

Cine4Home's VW500's measurements were very close to yours

"Around 20% less native contrast provides the VW500, located between 6000: 1 (Iris In / Zoom Max) and 15.000: 1"...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by armystud0911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by armystud0911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 281,438
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492355/official-sony-vpl-vw500es-vw600es-4k-projector-thread/2910#post_24712321)

You...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/8130#post_24645575)

That's under the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kharvel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/8100#post_24645408)

Be careful on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kharvel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by stef2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/8100#post_24644803)

I have to agree...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11,074
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Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darinp2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7950#post_24603871)

What is the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-13-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7950#post_24603109)

IIRC it's only...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7950#post_24602886)

In the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Elix http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7950#post_24602670)

Going back to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-11-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by mark...

Quote:Originally Posted by mark haflich http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7920#post_24595808)

Some DIs use...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-11-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Elix http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7920#post_24595064)

One answer to your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11,074
Views: 743,468
Posted By HoustonHoyaFan
Quote:Originally Posted by mark...

Quote:Originally Posted by mark haflich http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1434826/projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014/7740#post_24576910)

This thread...
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