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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 09:58 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
from the testing i've done so far, it does appear...

from the testing i've done so far, it does appear to have a different effect vs. generating a brighter curve. much of the change is in the mid-tones.

Take a look in the Epson LS10500 thread, a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
Thanks for the info. The reason I asked is...

Thanks for the info. The reason I asked is because we have been tracking various projectors x-talk since 2010 and found one of the areas that can affect x-talk is lamp life.

Most recommend a warm...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2017, 08:59 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
Panasonic UB900 HDR slider

here is an example of a member with the UB900, HDR slider @ +6 using the Epson LS10500 HDR capable projector

~+6 is the limit before white crush, i am experimenting with +5 on my JVC RS600 with a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 08:45 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
Panasonic UB900 HDR slider

I spent some time last night taking a closer look at the new Panasonic UB900 HDR slider.

testing one of my current curves with 77 black, 81 flashing, if you move the UB900 to +5 it will raise...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-26-2017, 07:56 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
hi quick question, how many hours did your...

hi quick question, how many hours did your previous 5040 have before noticing the x-talk? Was it like that right out of the box or only after a period of time on the lamp?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 04:13 PM
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Views: 27,394
Posted By zombie10k
there is definitely mixed opinions here, from the...

there is definitely mixed opinions here, from the other woofer... :)

from a current JVC owner with both models...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 58,891
Posted By zombie10k
thanks for the info, I figured there had to a...

thanks for the info, I figured there had to a technical limitation why all the manufacturers who are using this panel suddenly dropped the 3D option. They all had 3D DLP's prior to this.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,112
Posted By zombie10k
I had a 5020 for a while and the x-talk was there...

I had a 5020 for a while and the x-talk was there but not to the extent I saw on this 5040.

If you guys swap them out, keep us updated if you see obvious unit to unit variation. Also post the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
no problem, I should have just ordered 1 bottle,...

no problem, I should have just ordered 1 bottle, it's basically the same as the Rosco just much more expensive by volume.

The appearance against white really messed with everyone's heads thinking...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 12:27 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
JVC's are LCOS, it's a form of liquid crystal...

JVC's are LCOS, it's a form of liquid crystal panel but different technology. It looks JVC 4+ years to get to this current level.

Epson historically never had great x-talk performance dating back...
Forum: 3D Content   04-25-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By zombie10k
I ended up importing both 3D copies, the BB copy...

I ended up importing both 3D copies, the BB copy of Underworld arrived yesterday and it was only UHD. this is ok, I wanted the ATMOS track vs. DTS-MA on the 3D BD but was hoping it would be like the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 11:34 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
I have several DLP projectors with 1000:1, low...

I have several DLP projectors with 1000:1, low APL scenes look like mud when native is this low. No DI in the world can help when it's that low.

even if every other feature was excellent this...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 11:23 AM
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Views: 58,891
Posted By zombie10k
it's not going to matter how sharp the panels are...

it's not going to matter how sharp the panels are when sci-fi movies are gong to look this with only 1000:1 native. How did they go this far off course?
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 27,394
Posted By zombie10k
thanks, it looks good. you can go to ~+6 before...

thanks, it looks good. you can go to ~+6 before it will start clipping whites but it makes a big difference vs. the 0 setting.

major kudos to Panasonic for implementing this unexpected feature. ...
Forum: 3D Content   04-25-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By zombie10k
This movie in 3D and the Abyss in UHD / BT2020...

This movie in 3D and the Abyss in UHD / BT2020 and the Cameron universe will be in balance. :)

definitely going to see this in 3D and will buy the 3D BD.

The whole death of 3D has been a fun...
Forum: 3D Content   04-25-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By zombie10k
all of them. Any UHD player will play back a 3D...

all of them. Any UHD player will play back a 3D movie today.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 27,394
Posted By zombie10k
Hi, can you post some lower APL scenes in an HDR...

Hi, can you post some lower APL scenes in an HDR movie and show the slider with 0 vs. +5?

Until Oppo matches this with a production release, the HDR slider addition to the UB900 is a major feature...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,112
Posted By zombie10k
I calibrated a 5040 a few weeks ago and saw...

I calibrated a 5040 a few weeks ago and saw noticeable x-talk, primarily the dark on light x-talk than can affect the non DLP projectors to varying degrees depending on the manufacturer. it can be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16,447
Views: 988,616
Posted By zombie10k
Very likely the same scenario given the current...

Very likely the same scenario given the current conversation on Bluray forum. It looks like only way for 3D for these 2 titles is import.

the UHD of Underworld Blood Wars arrives tonight and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 09:59 AM
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Views: 816,100
Posted By zombie10k
I think the FE UHD release would be worth it for...

I think the FE UHD release would be worth it for the WCG alone. You can tell those colors are begging for more than R709. :)

they owe us a proper re-release of Oblivion on UHD. how did this get...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 09:49 AM
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Views: 988,616
Posted By zombie10k
I have a huge 3D BD collection and originally...

I have a huge 3D BD collection and originally ripped everything to MKV for my mede8ter since it didn't do BD Menu. I decided I want all the ISO's preserved in original format for the extras etc so I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 09:46 AM
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Views: 988,616
Posted By zombie10k
yes I thought it was very good considering it's a...

yes I thought it was very good considering it's a relatively low APL movie. it looked excellent on the JVC in 3D - very sharp and clear in the night scenes. I like this one much better than awakening...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 09:39 AM
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Views: 233,957
Posted By zombie10k
yes this photo illustrates some of the illusion...

yes this photo illustrates some of the illusion how 'black' the paint appears when contrasted against a much lighter object. But appears grey when compared to a much darker object (Royalty 3 velvet)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
it will be worth all the time & effort vs...

it will be worth all the time & effort vs painting. I spent ~ 2 years blacking out my room with a heavy focus on velvet and it puts a huge smile on my face every time I watch a movie and turn out the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-22-2017, 07:17 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
unfortunately this was confirmed in the Bluray...

unfortunately this was confirmed in the Bluray forum that it was UHD only and BB later removed the 3D label from the website listing.

it now looks like the only 3D option is an import. I grabbed...
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