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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-21-2015, 04:07 PM
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Peter, Chris was told the opposite last year. The...

Peter, Chris was told the opposite last year. The second stage would be the output modulating one, and it would be 6 dmd to support pixel perfect modulation (remember the JVC had an 8K panel as a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-20-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By donaldk
"Normally, movies are color timed to 48 nits (14...

"Normally, movies are color timed to 48 nits (14 Ft-L peak luminance at screen center) for theatrical projection. But the Christie master was done at a 400 nits peak luminance level – eight times...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-19-2015, 11:08 PM
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Posted By donaldk
That all depends, Mike. The Rockwell Collins...

That all depends, Mike. The Rockwell Collins 500,000:1 projector only offers 1100 lumens. With video I agree high peaks are desirable, HDR or no HDR.

The Dolby demonstrator offers 2000 nits? More...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-17-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By donaldk
But that is the big 4K LASER unit upto 40K...

But that is the big 4K LASER unit upto 40K lumens, if I remember correctly.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-16-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By donaldk
HD (interlaced!!!, so less resolution than...

HD (interlaced!!!, so less resolution than progressive) has long been agreed upon to be 3 time picture height or less. Unless you are the BBC and want to squeeze too many channels in a DVB-T...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-16-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Mark, sometimes one can't escape me too's, but IF...

Mark, sometimes one can't escape me too's, but IF Wolf could get that 8K e-shift in at launch...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-16-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Chris Chinnok had a demo during a plant visit and...

Chris Chinnok had a demo during a plant visit and according to him Christie is using the two stage approach,we know from JVC, Seos/Rockwell Collins, Zeiss. Only with RGB DMD, instead of LCoS,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Hill country bluesman, sorry the current crop of...

Hill country bluesman, sorry the current crop of LASER illuminated projectors are just that, they just replace the bulbs with LASER units, generally consisting of combined LASER diodes. Some use...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Pull the fan out, or at least disconnect the wire...

Pull the fan out, or at least disconnect the wire and put a hose on the exhaust and have a large high volume fan on that hose, Papst and others have quiet 120/150 mm fans. Dampen the air hose if...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By donaldk
The choice would then be between the NEC 4K...

The choice would then be between the NEC 4K (rebadged), and the Sim2 2K?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 08:27 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Wolf is buying a commercial JVC projector, so...

Wolf is buying a commercial JVC projector, so starting point is much higher for Wolf. Frontprojection is a niche, and Epson is the largest volume shipper in that niche, JVC professional is small...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By donaldk
DMDs with their flat back allow for watercooling,...

DMDs with their flat back allow for watercooling, if you dare risk high pressure gaslines inside the projector the same goes for refridgerated cooling. Watercooling has long been used in commercial...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 07:55 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Scott first time I come across the term...

Scott first time I come across the term Blue-pumped Phosphor, are these Hybrid LASER/Phosphor, the term I come across more generally, besides the less accurate LASER projector, projectors generally...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Have they actually started shipping those?...

Have they actually started shipping those? Schedule was for US availability last December, Euro availability April.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Pity they didn't go all out and went for the...

Pity they didn't go all out and went for the 'faux 8K' instead. Like Boeing, though as far as I know that is a conventional lamp based projector, but JVC is actually shipping those.
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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-14-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Cooling unit or was it a seperate LASER unit that...

Cooling unit or was it a seperate LASER unit that sent out light over fiber to the projection head?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By donaldk
Knowing Sim2 it will be a premium product, with...

Knowing Sim2 it will be a premium product, with the Dollar appreciation to the Euro the difference with the current top-end of its line-up might be less than usual. The Lumis for instance has been...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-11-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By donaldk
It depends on what quality you are refering to....

It depends on what quality you are refering to. There used to be a (big) debate/controversy about (poly)silicone LCD (don't remember if it was polysilicone vs another type (amorphous?) lcd or single...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-10-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By donaldk
The website of the LASER unit vendor keeps...

The website of the LASER unit vendor keeps reloading, and only shows a few groupings of Chinese Characters. It only lists R G B LASERS as its solution in the CES exhibitor profile.

If I was...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-09-2015, 10:23 PM
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Posted By donaldk
And small screen only, application request was...

And small screen only, application request was for a screensize of 18 by 9 meters. Even the specced 18K lumens might be underpowered for that size, let alone a 6K (8K?) lumens single chipper.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-09-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By donaldk
It all depends on the proper implementation of...

It all depends on the proper implementation of that wide gamut (2020 doubtful) and the contrast, if RGB LASER this might be nice, if Hybrid Phosphor-LASER lightsource, that (UPTO!) 12K lumens are...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-30-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I would guess they would not be DCi chipsets, but...

I would guess they would not be DCi chipsets, but a lower grade, just below, as was the case with 2K chips.

Will those be at ISE this February? Doubt Christie will bring over an HDR demonstrator,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-28-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By donaldk
H-K effect, boy that would make it look like a...

H-K effect, boy that would make it look like a 2200 lumens unit at out-set. I wonder how they reach 60K hours of life time, instead of the 20K spec we know from high-end LED projectors of the past....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-25-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By donaldk
LCoS with E-shift, 8K projectors are already...

LCoS with E-shift, 8K projectors are already shipping Peter.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 120
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Posted By donaldk
And Peter says this has passed already. Now if...

And Peter says this has passed already. Now if Sim2 would order 5K sets...
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