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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-09-2017, 05:44 PM
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Posted By jabz
So will these $$$ Native 4K PJ's be upgradeable...

So will these $$$ Native 4K PJ's be upgradeable via firmware to Dolby Vision HDR? The JVC Z1 and Sony 5000ES specifically.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-09-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 938
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Posted By jabz
Err if they do cover it, what will you do with...

Err if they do cover it, what will you do with the new 675?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-07-2017, 06:31 PM
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Posted By jabz
Wow sorry to hear that. You could just get a...

Wow sorry to hear that. You could just get a repair quote from Sony, however if you have the means to order a completely new projector then go for it! I'd go for the JVC Z1 instead :p
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 67,554
Posted By jabz
OK well life expectancy of CE devices has dropped...

OK well life expectancy of CE devices has dropped dramatically in the last 10 years or so, due to obsolesce. The law doesn't really apply to things which are expected to die with wear and tear i.e....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2017, 01:20 PM
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Posted By jabz
That's the good thing about it, we can't actually...

That's the good thing about it, we can't actually sue. We have to file for a tribunal hearing and pay a small fee $40. You and a designated rep from the company plus an adjudicator.
There are no...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-05-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 67,554
Posted By jabz
Thats where we take them to court, we have a...

Thats where we take them to court, we have a consumer guarantees act law in NZ that an appliance must last a reasonable period of time regardless of the manufactures warranty. The price of the 665...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 65,934
Posted By jabz
Besides number of channels what is the major...

Besides number of channels what is the major feature differences of the D&M range, Marantz 7011, vs the Onkyo RZ3100?

Because ironically the Onkyo is $800 cheaper in NZ than the D&M range...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-23-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By jabz
Hi no I do not, I have 2 electric tensioned...

Hi no I do not, I have 2 electric tensioned screens, a 120" 16x9 and a 135" 2.35:1 the 16x9 is directly behind the 2.35, and I have a lens slide thats currently manual and within reach so I move the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-22-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 26,533
Posted By jabz
I did my own comparison a while ago,...

I did my own comparison a while ago, (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/24-digital-hi-end-projectors-3-000-usd-msrp/2180537-owners-sony-vpl-vw665-91.html#post49169297) I couldn't discern any major...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-22-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By jabz
You can do it with the Oppo, which is what I...

You can do it with the Oppo, which is what I specifically purchased it for the ability to stretch 4K UHD. Since lumens is everything when watching HDR content you can't get enough brightness with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-22-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 67,554
Posted By jabz
I have a 520ES, my initial measurements when new...

I have a 520ES, my initial measurements when new is here...
Forum: Dual Format Players   01-14-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 450,129
Posted By jabz
Hi could someone help me locate a download link,...

Hi could someone help me locate a download link, or kindly upload to mega for me, for the region free DVD zip file for the BH-200. The previous links are all dead.
thanks.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,146,609
Posted By jabz
HI just wondering if there is a potential problem...

HI just wondering if there is a potential problem with my VT65. I noticed the set does not produce an audible click anymore when I turn it on or off. It's silent.
I have been used to hearing an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-05-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
Are you saying that the Oppo is not looking as...

Are you saying that the Oppo is not looking as good on your setup as the Samsung you had previously on 4K UHD?

I can't tell the difference between my Oppo and Panasonic ub900 on 4K at all, they...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-05-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
Hi FQs19, I have the Sony 520ES which is the same...

Hi FQs19, I have the Sony 520ES which is the same as your 665 for the Euro/Aus/NZ market.
After the firmware update, factory reset, and leaving the Oppo on AUTO, it will still only output 4:4:4...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
That sounds promising. The AU player is also...

That sounds promising. The AU player is also sold in New Zealand, I have the 203AU here in NZ.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-31-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
I'm having the same experience the Oppo will send...

I'm having the same experience the Oppo will send 4:4:4 8Bit when set to UHD Auto, even from my Marantz SR7010 to my Sony 520/665ES
The annoying thing is if I have both Monitor 1 and Monitor 2 of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-28-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
As you pointed out the issue lies with the Oppo,...

As you pointed out the issue lies with the Oppo, not dirty discs. Simple as that. I don't need to be an optical engineer to work that out. I had the Panasonic Player and the Samsung player they...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
This wiping of the disc is complete bull**** and...

This wiping of the disc is complete bull**** and is distracting Oppo from addressing the real problem.
The reason why it "Works" is people stopping playback and putting the disc back in. Simple...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
No I didn't wipe it, I put it back in and it...

No I didn't wipe it, I put it back in and it played through the same time stamp where it locked up fine. So its not a dirty disc issue.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
I experienced this lock up issue while watching...

I experienced this lock up issue while watching The Bourne Ultimatum today, about half way through. I could manage to rewind it back and as soon as it hit the same area give or take 1 or 2 secs, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-26-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 93,932
Posted By jabz
Does it not bother anyone else the way Sony have...

Does it not bother anyone else the way Sony have implemented the Picture Position (Lens memory) menu, where when you select a lens position, the first option is "Save"?
It makes no sense that "Save"...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-22-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 93,932
Posted By jabz
Yep, the Panasonic has been operating well since...

Yep, the Panasonic has been operating well since May. The Oppo being just 5 days old, has some initial issues (HDR strip mode overblowing red) that will be resolved by firmware updates.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-21-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 93,932
Posted By jabz
So I caved and got the Oppo 203, simply because...

So I caved and got the Oppo 203, simply because my A-lens has been collecting dust and I want to use it again considering the Oppo can apply a vertical stretch to 4K UHD's.
Initial impressions are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-21-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11,131
Views: 564,838
Posted By jabz
What if you don't update the firmware out of the...

What if you don't update the firmware out of the box, has anyone tried using it without the initial out of box firmware update?
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