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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2015, 11:22 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
I just tried it on my RS46 and it worked fine,...

I just tried it on my RS46 and it worked fine, you shouldn't have any issues.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2015, 08:06 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
good decision - there is little comparison...

good decision - there is little comparison between the 8000 and x500/4910. the JVC is better in every conceivable way.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,794
Posted By zombie10k
That's barely a CEO's yearly salary.. :) things...

That's barely a CEO's yearly salary.. :) things are changing in this market, Sharp just bailed out of the US TV market and sold their name, Sony is closing all their online and retails stores on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,337
Posted By zombie10k
it's highly unlikely they would release an RC...

it's highly unlikely they would release an RC update for the current 1080P models, that's the whole point of providing some incentive to upgrade to a new model.

the important question is, will...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-27-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
+1 this is a better choice than the 8000.

+1 this is a better choice than the 8000.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-27-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
The 8000 was one of my least favorite of all the...

The 8000 was one of my least favorite of all the models I've had here over the years. It loses a *significant* amount of light after a D65 calibration. I doubt you will like the color output in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
if you like the 1200, maybe consider building a...

if you like the 1200, maybe consider building a hush box for it.

https://hackaday.io/project/2427-projector-hush-box

I would have to take it apart and see if the fans can be swapped out for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
My .95 Planar DLP from 2007-2008 has better HDMI...

My .95 Planar DLP from 2007-2008 has better HDMI hand shaking than a number of 2014-2015 models I've had here for review. :)

There's 2 categories for those older DLP's, the super bright w/ limited...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
The SH940 is quiet in all operating modes so that...

The SH940 is quiet in all operating modes so that is an advantage but it's not really a HT projector. It can be calibrated to D65 but doesn't have an IRIS like their HT equivalent model, the BQ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
it depends on if we're looking at new models or...

it depends on if we're looking at new models or good condition used models.

A 3500 lumen DPI just sold for a mere $1200 on ebay with only 48 original hours. Very bright and double the native...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By zombie10k
the challenge is trying to find a projector that...

the challenge is trying to find a projector that is very bright and also has better than average contrast. These exist, just not in this price range.

There really aren't any light cannons in this...
Forum: Screens   07-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By zombie10k
unfortunately I don't think we'll see the HP...

unfortunately I don't think we'll see the HP again.

Little did they know how well the 2.8HP would work for current 3D projectors that desperately need help with light output. Dim 3D = boring 3D -...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,481
Views: 278,281
Posted By zombie10k
yes the choice is clear.. :) It may have been a...

yes the choice is clear.. :) It may have been a tougher decision if the Sony had the motorized lens.

The 1070 is cheap and good for gaming + great 3D as well. There's a number of members here...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,481
Views: 278,281
Posted By zombie10k
How much gaming are you planning vs. general...

How much gaming are you planning vs. general movie / tv viewing? A good A lens is lot more than $1200, the cheap models are going to have some noticeable chromatic aberration + other possible issues....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 40,725
Posted By zombie10k
the projector he is looking for doesn't really...

the projector he is looking for doesn't really exist in this price category. high lumen ouput with better than average contrast performance. Although the 5030 with an LPE filter might work well, I've...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 121,711
Posted By zombie10k
I use the PF1500 with the JBL Charge 2 and it...

I use the PF1500 with the JBL Charge 2 and it works great for watching TV at night.

http://hometheaterphotos.com/projector2/LG-PF1500-9.jpg

I'm not certain if the US tuner will work in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By zombie10k
The native is over 3K:1 and has a very good,...

The native is over 3K:1 and has a very good, subtle iris. These .95 DLP's have a PQ that is greater than the measurements would indicate.

the original poster listed:

Primary use: 40% movies,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By zombie10k
you can pick up one of the best DLP's under 10K...

you can pick up one of the best DLP's under 10K for just under 1K and this will last quite a while until the new models are out. it also has low lag time so it works well for the gamers. no 3D...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,515
Posted By zombie10k
wow that is going for cheap.. that would have...

wow that is going for cheap.. that would have been a good replacement for the time being.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By zombie10k
The HW55 is a good projector for that price. If...

The HW55 is a good projector for that price. If your room is a dedicated space with light control, the 4910 will have better overall 2D PQ.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,870
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Posted By zombie10k
The Epson LPE shipped with calibration info...

The Epson LPE shipped with calibration info although I found these were not that accurate when I measured the before / after with my meter.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 121,711
Posted By zombie10k
the goal is to first find out which mode produces...

the goal is to first find out which mode produces the highest lumen output. in this mode it will have a strong blue/green appearance. Then the projector must be calibrated with the filter in place to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 121,711
Posted By zombie10k
the above post is correct, it's not an ND filter....

the above post is correct, it's not an ND filter. post 1825 should be deleted, it may confuse readers.

details on how the filter works on an HW40 is detailed by Cine4home below. When using this...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By zombie10k
that is the popular JVC RS4910, a great JVC...

that is the popular JVC RS4910, a great JVC model. That is quite cheap, I would expect closer to £2400-2500 for that model.

Keep an eye out for the X500 or the X35 model, both would be a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 759,551
Posted By zombie10k
I had to adjust the gamma recently on the RS46...

I had to adjust the gamma recently on the RS46 even though it has low hours. I still prefer the granular gamma controls on the 46 vs. the 4910. It makes it very easy to adjust greyscale @ 5-25 IRE...
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