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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-27-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By donaldk
That Quested booth wasn't much deeper than 3...

That Quested booth wasn't much deeper than 3 meter.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-25-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By donaldk
I did get a few responses that it wasn't playing...

I did get a few responses that it wasn't playing loud enough. Clean sounding to my layman ears, but volume was indeed a tad low for Hometheater.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 09:16 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Three of those z8s on each side, only the left...

Three of those z8s on each side, only the left back unit was uncovered, the rest was fitted with a black cloth front.

Grobi's ISE report showed the Marantz 8802, with a caption stating that...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Van Baelen explains Auro-matic 'auf Deutsch':...

Van Baelen explains Auro-matic 'auf Deutsch': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccxHMuWLnns.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By donaldk
Indeed you lost me there Peter, with such an...

Indeed you lost me there Peter, with such an barrage of speakers and products I never even heared of.

Very clear videodemo by Grobi, above. Automated generation of height objects from regular...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 419
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Posted By donaldk
Yes Seegs, and I have been telling you that JVC...

Yes Seegs, and I have been telling you that JVC no longer has new commercial projectors based on its older 4K chips. The Hybrid VS...is e-shift, the other newer 4K commercial models are also e-shift....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 387
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Posted By donaldk
Compression artifacts, are even on a much lower...

Compression artifacts, are even on a much lower resolution than 1080P. Because we are talking macroblocks, not pixels!

The fact that encoding errors weren't noticed on smaller displays, might be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 387
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Posted By donaldk
Uhm, those are middle age guys, not young folks...

Uhm, those are middle age guys, not young folks that have higher acquity. Interesting closing remark by the Boeing guy that they won't be out of a job anytime soon, as the e-shift 8K projector with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Epson was clear this time that its new projector...

Epson was clear this time that its new projector marketed as 4K, was not true 4K, but that it was very close and hard to see the difference, at the demo I attended during the recent ISE trade show....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 09:48 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Of course, but Epson is also looking to compete...

Of course, but Epson is also looking to compete head on with Sony, with an e-shift projector!

The 10000 has the same listprice as the Sony 300; €6999,- .
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By donaldk
I know, I spoke to Dolby at ISE last week, and...

I know, I spoke to Dolby at ISE last week, and expressed the interest to keep posted on developments, as the first Dolby Vision projector is scheduled is to go in on the other side of the country,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By donaldk
Mike the trend has been e-shift for JVC. It had a...

Mike the trend has been e-shift for JVC. It had a 'compact 8K projector', on demo/show, that bit never brought to market. Then it announced it would move to e-shift to reduce cost and to a lesser...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 387
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Posted By donaldk
Calibrated, sure, but to 2020, not clipped at...

Calibrated, sure, but to 2020, not clipped at 709. Nobydy is currently (able to) offer(ering) full 2020 support, even the DPI LED will be 'percentage points of on the red'. The Sony Trimaster also...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 387
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Posted By donaldk
Pity JVC moved away from RGB laser to two Blue...

Pity JVC moved away from RGB laser to two Blue Pumped LASER Diode arrays and Phospfor and filter on one of them to create Red and green. RGB LASER projectors can have considerable higher brightness...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 09:05 PM
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Posted By donaldk
Really, JVC left all the real 4K LCoS chips, as...

Really, JVC left all the real 4K LCoS chips, as well as the 8K chips behind. Current generation is only HD -> 4K though e-shift and 4K->8K via e-shift. So get the JVC 8K projector and turn off the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-21-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By donaldk
Peter no need to regret not having a cable card...

Peter no need to regret not having a cable card as, when you read the story again, you'll see there will be no ATMOS@H (ATMOS@H)OME or on site, just an upgrade from mono/stereo to 5.1 'multichannel'...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-20-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 887
Posted By donaldk
This is a unified body design, hence the earlier...

This is a unified body design, hence the earlier suggestion of putting some laserboxes in place of the balastbox to restore the familiar Roadie design, replacing the UHP tray with a tray with fibers...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-20-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,101
Posted By donaldk
At ISE, DPI was using DNP Blade screens. When I...

At ISE, DPI was using DNP Blade screens. When I walked along the DNP booth, the sideview and frontalview(?) showed uneven illumination, reflection or ambient light rejection, not impressed as to the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-19-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
I checked and the blending projectors were 6K...

I checked and the blending projectors were 6K lumens PX602UL. There is also a 1280x800 WL that costs $9K. These have been available since December. The 502HL:...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-19-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
Lon, the NEC 1201 is scheduled for April/May...

Lon, the NEC 1201 is scheduled for April/May delivery, according to NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH's Director project management projectors, marketing & business development.

The 2K model is...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-14-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
Lon, 10K:1 on-off is not enough for a constant...

Lon, 10K:1 on-off is not enough for a constant output projector, with good intra-image contrast?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
The projector will handle it, no problem. Keep...

The projector will handle it, no problem. Keep the projector native. Don't loose the benefits by 'calibration'. Brightness issue will remain for some as demonstrated by the 2K DPI LED.

the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-13-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,579
Posted By donaldk
Uncle when i was there thursday afternoon, it...

Uncle when i was there thursday afternoon, it seemed all the clips were Auro3D. Took a long time for the Atmos clips to start, I guess they had long sequences, s unless you sat there for ages, you...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-13-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
I have to disagree* Peter, as I disagreed with...

I have to disagree* Peter, as I disagreed with Michael. Don't get me going over DPI claiming 1000 lumens and 100,000 hours lifetime, on its first Delta LED projector;-).

Better leave that...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-13-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By donaldk
Reminds me of this classic Dutch commercial from...

Reminds me of this classic Dutch commercial from the 80s, 'just say no, so you'll get two', crude literal translation of the slogan. Like the 50K$ Sony's you need two, soft-edge blending better be a...
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