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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-17-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By Pecker
You know, there's a lot of talk about just how...

You know, there's a lot of talk about just how necessary 4K is, and I think it may be that it's a tad OTT.


I can also quite see the arguments about lenses required for 4K.


But if a 4K...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-16-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,239
Posted By Pecker
Does anyone know how much the lenses cost in the...

Does anyone know how much the lenses cost in the latest Sony 4K model?


And how much the '4K' part costs (processing, chips, etc) compared to the HW55 ?


It might then be possible to have a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-12-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 38,144
Posted By Pecker
Seegs, the black frame insertion on my HW40 is...

Seegs, the black frame insertion on my HW40 is largely excellent and completely cures the problem...except it adds a huge amount of flicker.


If they found a way of inserting a much shorter black...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-12-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 38,144
Posted By Pecker
As I asked the original question... I've...

As I asked the original question...


I've recently upgraded from an Optoma HD33 to the Sony HW40.


The Sony is significantly better in every respect, apart from motion handling (whatever...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-10-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,204
Posted By Pecker
Okay, laser light source, but is this DLP or...

Okay, laser light source, but is this DLP or LCD-based?


Steve W
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-10-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 38,144
Posted By Pecker
I may have missed it, but I've still to see a...

I may have missed it, but I've still to see a mention of motion handling.


As this is LCD-based technology's weakest link I'd have thought someone would have commented.


Steve W
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-20-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,565
Posted By Pecker
I may have missed it, but I can't find any...

I may have missed it, but I can't find any mention of motion handling, even in Art's review, though that's a long review, and I may have missed it.


That's particularly strange as it's been a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-20-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
Some great points raised. I'm absolutely...

Some great points raised.


I'm absolutely sure it won't be the end, as manufacturers have to give us something.


As blacks are now starting to get close to perfect, I'm sure we'll see...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-19-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
I think we have similar arguments with having...

I think we have similar arguments with having properly calibrated kit. It's a question of seeing a film the way a director intended, which in part will be influenced by what a director expected.

...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
On a 120" screen (just over 45'sq) you can get...

On a 120" screen (just over 45'sq) you can get 20fl with under 1000 lumens (unless my maths is out).


If you watch a film at over 20fl you're not seeing it at a level anything like what a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Pecker
And how much did that particular projector cost? ...

And how much did that particular projector cost?


You're mistaking me for saying that NO 1080p projector has a lens good enough for 4K. But look at the top-end JVCs with the hand-chosen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
DON'T MAKE ME COME OVER THERE! :D ...

DON'T MAKE ME COME OVER THERE!


:D


I know we all approach AV from different perspectives. But for me I need to be 'dissatisfied in normal viewing'.


You know, my old SD projector was...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-17-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pecker
Okay, sorry, I probably didn't articulate that...

Okay, sorry, I probably didn't articulate that very well.


The idea is that a 16:9 film uses the full area of the 16:9 chip(s), so if you zoom you lose brightness as the 'scope image is only...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By Pecker
The really big problem is the lens (or should I...

The really big problem is the lens (or should I say lenses).


Other aspects of projector manufacture which are new/developing technologies improve over time, and get cheaper as they become more...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pecker
Seegs, the you're forgetting the likelihood that...

Seegs, the you're forgetting the likelihood that the projector will have a manual iris which you can very easily and quickly adjust to account for the difference.


As for "I don't see how someone...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
Oh no. No no no no no! 'Need'? ...

Oh no. No no no no no!


'Need'?


No.


'Want'?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
The current standard I've seen as insisted on by...

The current standard I've seen as insisted on by directors is for 14fl.


The impression I get is that this is the brightness they expect and compose for, give or take.


I do not subscribe to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
Cheers, chaps. I'm being a bit tongue in...

Cheers, chaps.


I'm being a bit tongue in cheek - really just trying to prompt discussion.


Of course you'll get better lenses on the more expensive models, for one.


But I think we're...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-16-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,188
Posted By Pecker
Are we nearing 'The End'? (probably not, but...)

Okay, let's have a quick re-cap.


With the new Epson we have a laser projector which goes blacker than their lamp-based projectors. The blacks on the best JVCs are already so black you can...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-13-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,082
Posted By Pecker
I wonder how Epson UK would be with the warranty...

I wonder how Epson UK would be with the warranty on a US model if it hadn't been released in the UK.


$6.5k straight conversion is £4k + mega bucks shipping, import duties and VAT - which would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,082
Posted By Pecker
Okay, I'm trying to get a handle on a possible UK...

Okay, I'm trying to get a handle on a possible UK price on the cheaper model.


Currency conversion never gives an accurate picture - I tend to try and find similarly-priced existing projectors in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-01-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,921
Views: 680,914
Posted By Pecker
One wonders if the contrast of some very modest...

One wonders if the contrast of some very modest projectors might not be dramatically improved by some sort of black velvet screen (box?) which prevents this spilling on ton the screen.


Steve W
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 132,763
Posted By Pecker
I think the trick is to place the projector so...

I think the trick is to place the projector so it's dead level and pointing straight at the centre of your screen. The adjust lend shift until the image is correctly placed.


You now have the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-16-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 132,763
Posted By Pecker
Quick question - sorry if this has already been...

Quick question - sorry if this has already been stated.


What's the difference in light output between iris fully open and fully closed?


Steve W
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,591
Posted By Pecker
The big question is, are JVC going to do for the...

The big question is, are JVC going to do for the X35 what Sony have done for the HW55 with the HW40.


Sony have well and truly thrown down the gauntlet. The X35 and HW55 are approaching £3k (UK...
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