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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-16-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,999
Posted By skoolpsyk
wow, that little guy in your pic has a 65" 4ktv?...

wow, that little guy in your pic has a 65" 4ktv? will you adopt me? :)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-09-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By skoolpsyk
who knows, but if I had to bet I would think they...

who knows, but if I had to bet I would think they probably would have just broken up and all gone their separate ways many, many years ago...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,354
Posted By skoolpsyk
That's unacceptable for the premium price they...

That's unacceptable for the premium price they charge. I know Scott has contacted some of the theaters to ask some questions before. Maybe he has an email or phone number for the manager...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-25-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By skoolpsyk
What size and price would get you to switch from projector to panel?

Although I'm really intrigued by the advancements being made with panels (amazing black levels, wide color gamut, resolution, etc.), I just can't ever see going smaller than I have now, PQ be damned....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-24-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By skoolpsyk
Indeed! And I think with the more...

Indeed!

And I think with the more experience film makers, graders, and manufacturers get with HDR it will only get better.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-16-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,217
Posted By skoolpsyk
I'm glad someone is paying attention to the 100"...

I'm glad someone is paying attention to the 100" size; to me 100" is the bare minimum for a home theater feel.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-01-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,354
Posted By skoolpsyk
AMC has 45% of Imax’s U.S. venues. It agreed in...

AMC has 45% of Imax’s U.S. venues. It agreed in June to boost its Imax screens by 20% through 2019. In addition, the chain has 20 Dolby Cinema large screens and accelerated plans to reach 100. Their...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-25-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,480
Posted By skoolpsyk
While the TCL Chinese is certainly brighter a...

While the TCL Chinese is certainly brighter a quick peek over the glasses shows how much brighter and better it would look without them.

And, all the other problems with 3D still remain. I was...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-25-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,480
Posted By skoolpsyk
I'm impressed that the IMAX theater at least...

I'm impressed that the IMAX theater at least gives you a choice between 2D and 3D; the one's I've been going to have been only 3D...

I'm with you on being over 3D, but I don't see it going away. I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-24-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,354
Posted By skoolpsyk
I think the El Capitan in Hollywood uses Dolby...

I think the El Capitan in Hollywood uses Dolby Vision but is not an AMC theater...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-24-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 39,205
Posted By skoolpsyk
What's the best source for OEM lamps for someone...

What's the best source for OEM lamps for someone in the US that I could be confident that it's not counterfeit and still have a decent price?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-13-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By skoolpsyk
Scott, how does that screen size compare to the...

Scott, how does that screen size compare to the one at Burbank? It seems smaller from that picture, but I could be misremembering!

It would be interesting to compare the various theater screen...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-13-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By skoolpsyk
I've had the 1080ST for about a year and a half...

I've had the 1080ST for about a year and a half and am still amazed at how good the picture is for the price.

I'm so intrigued by OLED and all the new developments in direct view but I can't...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-26-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,138
Posted By skoolpsyk
ha ha F13 is my Burbank seat of choice, maybe...

ha ha F13 is my Burbank seat of choice, maybe I'll be behind you one day Scott!

Unless Burbank decides to start showing 3D like they appear to be doing at other Dolby Vision theaters...in that...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-08-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,354
Posted By skoolpsyk
Maybe the ticket prices have something to do with...

Maybe the ticket prices have something to do with it? Right now to see TMNT in dolby vision for an adult is over $20.

I'm in the LA region and even I think that's crazy. Maybe they know Michigan...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,666
Posted By skoolpsyk
Maybe you should get your eyes checked. Look at...

Maybe you should get your eyes checked. Look at how these colors pop.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,666
Posted By skoolpsyk
You're insane. I attached a screenshot of my new...

You're insane. I attached a screenshot of my new Vizio P series with Dolby Vision HDR. This is what TRUE color looks like. Get a clue.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,657
Posted By skoolpsyk
Wow, the name Proton brought back memories. I...

Wow, the name Proton brought back memories. I used to salivate over their sets back in the early 90s as I was just getting into home AV.

I'll never forget seeing a clip of Career Opportunities...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-12-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By skoolpsyk
Unfortunately all that wonderful brightness from...

Unfortunately all that wonderful brightness from the laser projectors gets undone by the 3D glasses...

it definitely looks better than 3D in regular theaters, but I still prefer good, bright sharp...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-02-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By skoolpsyk
that wasn't my experience, the Dolby Vision with...

that wasn't my experience, the Dolby Vision with HDR was every bit as deep and sharp as the TCL if not more so...(is the TCL even processing HDR? they weren't in the past although they certainly...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-27-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,516
Posted By skoolpsyk
One thing that has always struck me looking at...

One thing that has always struck me looking at the pictures from the mars rovers is that how different the colors of the landscape look compared to what I had expected them to look.

check out...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-22-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By skoolpsyk
so theater owners should ignore their audience...

so theater owners should ignore their audience and spend the money to upgrade anyway?

I personally don't like the effect and I'm not sure why. The funny thing is I WANT to like it. Badly.

It...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-14-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,883
Posted By skoolpsyk
Is the price the same? or are they adding a 3D...

Is the price the same? or are they adding a 3D upcharge in addition to the dolby vision upcharge? that would explain part of it.

They are also probably wanting to compete with IMAX as the premium...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-13-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,506
Posted By skoolpsyk
are all the showings in 3D? are they at least...

are all the showings in 3D? are they at least giving an option?

wow, this may be the beginning of the end of theater-going for me :(
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-12-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,883
Posted By skoolpsyk
ughh, that's disturbing news...

ughh, that's disturbing news...
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