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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 09:47 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Zombie is using it on an higher gain screen, an...

Zombie is using it on an higher gain screen, an da-lite hp 2.8 screen, that is no longer available it was replaced with an 2.4. Basically the highest gain screen on can get off-the-shelf these days....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 09:44 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Zombie I had the same discussion with him over at...

Zombie I had the same discussion with him over at the Dutch forum last year.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Well the BenQ w1070 retails for two-thirds the...

Well the BenQ w1070 retails for two-thirds the price of this €999,- LG. So, you pay a 50% premium for the LEDs. Since LG Benelux doesn't sell projectors, the few vendors that might carry it (one has...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 08:06 PM
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Posted By donaldk
And a Dutch dealer/calibrator only got 463 lumens...

And a Dutch dealer/calibrator only got 463 lumens 709 calibrated out of the HD91, so you are 150 lumens ahead.

3D drop with sequential colour LED is to be expected,unless software would increase...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs, interested to hear what you think, you...

Seegs, interested to hear what you think, you seem to know what you are talking about. That Runco tear-down analysis, was very impressive;-). Far more thorough than the impressions and observations I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Kraine, what is the OEM/ODM for that Cineversum...

Kraine, what is the OEM/ODM for that Cineversum Hybrid LASER projector listed on the same page as this LG? Is it the Barco 6K lumens: http://cineramax.com/return-phosphor-lamps/? Or the NEC PH 502?...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Depends if you use polarized filters or frequency...

Depends if you use polarized filters or frequency shifting filters, Infinitec doesn't work with LED or Hybrid Phosphor-LASER projectors.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-30-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Illumina, new LASER sources for (Home) Cinema by Power Technology

http://www.displaydaily.com/images/Illumina_Picture_1_resize.jpg


Home Cinema Module, for 3P (RGB) LASER Illumination of projection displays.

Thanks Matt for bringing the good news:...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-30-2015, 02:29 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I only knew him from here. The few shows I saw...

I only knew him from here. The few shows I saw Sim2 demonstrate at the practicalities were handled by Sim2s German rep. and sometimes the Italians themselves. Did meet a younger English fellow in...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-30-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Overhere the first commercial Atmos theaters, not...

Overhere the first commercial Atmos theaters, not too large at 300-400 seats, use 64 speakers.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-27-2015, 10:46 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs wow that is indeed a crazy journey. I see...

Seegs wow that is indeed a crazy journey. I see you had the chi lin platform, but driven even harder by EE. Well if you had the associated box that shifted colours to provide natural looking...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 10:02 PM
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Posted By donaldk
No I can't, I only sat in on one demo by Sim2 a...

No I can't, I only sat in on one demo by Sim2 a number of years ago. It was paired with a Black Diamond screen though, so the screen had some gain, even while it was shown in a dark room, so no need...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs, I believe Runco used the same Delta engine...

Seegs, I believe Runco used the same Delta engine just with a mirror and an 100" screen, for the LS 100D. It had insufficient brightness even without ambient light (not black room), let alon as a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 08:19 PM
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Posted By donaldk
How far can that NEC 4K 3D come down, that...

How far can that NEC 4K 3D come down, that currently is the cheapest 3x 4K DMD projector around, at €79K, plus VAT. DPI will add motorized zoom and perhaps some other treats for HT.

Anything...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-26-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I was going by the posted few thousand dollars...

I was going by the posted few thousand dollars added to cost. If I go by the 5K figure an acquantaince was quoted at ISE all those years ago, that would be the ex-factory cost, so adding 3K to cost...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-25-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Uhm, double the cost of a high-end 3 LED...

Uhm, double the cost of a high-end 3 LED projector you mean. Don't forget that Runco sold to dealers for $5K, $7K for the version with processor. You'll still need to find a way boost lumens, because...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-24-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Especially green laser has been expensive to get...

Especially green laser has been expensive to get right frequency and output. Traditionally it involved frequency doubling. Blue diodes are mode by the millions and cost next to nothing. P)hoshors are...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-22-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Seegs, the original Supercontrast was a Barco...

Seegs, the original Supercontrast was a Barco 1500, but the mod could also be used in the 1200, that was thebasically the same 0.98" DMD DCi projector with a lower lamp limit. That's why Wolfgang...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-22-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By donaldk
There are several set-ups, the initial one by...

There are several set-ups, the initial one by Casio was one blue laser diode array, used for both blue light and green. The yellow phosphorwheel had a clear window to let the blue through for the B...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By donaldk
That stacked set-up doesn't take up that much...

That stacked set-up doesn't take up that much floorspace, no more than a regular DCi projector it seems. The heads each house rgb or 2x rgb?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By donaldk
You have three light sources that sequentially...

You have three light sources that sequentially light up the DMD, like with LED, so if you are one of those few people that can still see colour break-up with the latest LED single DMD projectors this...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By donaldk
Indeed a yellow phosphor wheel on one of the two...

Indeed a yellow phosphor wheel on one of the two blue laser arays, that light is then split in red and green. Same as Casio, or the bigger DPIs or Panasonics..
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By donaldk
High brightness LED and single chip do not mix....

High brightness LED and single chip do not mix. Medium brightness, has been available in the late models from Sim2, and DP, Runco. Everyone is working on single chip higher brightness dual laser and...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   03-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By donaldk
Mike will you be showing the HDR projector(s) at...

Mike will you be showing the HDR projector(s) at this year's IBC?

Point of failure reduction is always a good thing.

Impressive hole to fit your walnut finished theater.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-19-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By donaldk
The 10000 does about 500 lumens in eco mode...

The 10000 does about 500 lumens in eco mode dialed down to rec 709, double that in the high mode, spec is 1500 at full blast, native white point/gamut, there is a third medium mode. It automatically...
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