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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
Not likely. Even the expensive LED models can...

Not likely. Even the expensive LED models can have a noticeable fan in high lamp. These LED's have high thermals, they have to cool them somehow. Also, some projectors like the Optoma HD91 have this...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
1st eBay auctions are showing up ...

1st eBay auctions are showing up


http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-LG-PF1500-1920x1080-Up-to-1400-lumens-Minibeam-Projector-/251898442083...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
I wonder what LG is going to do with the PF85/87...

I wonder what LG is going to do with the PF85/87 models now that the PF1500 is released?

Maybe a blow out sale on woot in a few months. :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
Are you using the 3D hack on the QUMI? ...

Are you using the 3D hack on the QUMI?

http://www.myqumi.com/pdf/Qumi_DLPLink_Setup.pdf

it only puts out around 300 lumens in 2D, it must be pretty dim in 3D mode. I had the Optoma HD91 here...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 01:56 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
no one else has tried Miracast yet? I brought the...

no one else has tried Miracast yet? I brought the projector to work to show some coworkers how quickly it syncs with my Microsoft Surface and Galaxy S4. Once the initial setup occurs, re-sync is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-30-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
it's possible they are tweaking the digital...

it's possible they are tweaking the digital convergence more so than they currently are. This is one area I didn't like about the VW600 vs. the VW1100. Sony is adjusting these settings at the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-29-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
if enough members start buying these, maybe it's...

if enough members start buying these, maybe it's worth a dedicated owners thread.

I used it several times today and it looked great in ambient light where the qumi was too dim.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-29-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
correct, those are pre glasses but the DLP flash...

correct, those are pre glasses but the DLP flash still ends up affecting the image through the glasses. The easiest way to see it was the Acer 5360 since it could handle DLP link or IR with the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-29-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
jack, mainly just tweaks to the greyscale. I'll...

jack, mainly just tweaks to the greyscale. I'll post details over the next day or so.

The bluetooth option is great, It's sync'd to my Sennheiser headphones and also a few different BT speakers I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-29-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
How was it defective? Kraine mentioned it was...

How was it defective? Kraine mentioned it was based off the Vivitek 1185. his observations seems in line with the performance of the Vivitek, this was not a superstar performer.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-29-2015, 01:10 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
regarding the LED dimming, the chart on digikey...

regarding the LED dimming, the chart on digikey shows that heat is a factor to longevity which applies to any semiconductor. As long as the manufacturers take care to keep the LED's at a reasonable...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
seegs it did seem to knock it down a bit, i'll...

seegs it did seem to knock it down a bit, i'll know more later tonight.

I think there is less RBE on the LG vs. the W7000 or the 1070, both of those for some reason stuck out on RBE for me in 2D...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
Is there any limit to what can be done with the...

Is there any limit to what can be done with the protostar material? :)

http://hometheaterphotos.com/projector2/LG-PF1500-3.jpg

http://hometheaterphotos.com/projector2/LG-PF1500-4.jpg
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
a quick mod to the lens ring, it seems like it's...

a quick mod to the lens ring, it seems like it's scattering the red light a bit.

just a few minutes with the protostar blackout material and it looks factory. This material is better than any...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
thanks for the info, if you can find those fans,...

thanks for the info, if you can find those fans, please post the info. I would take even a few DB drop since I sit close to the projector
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
evercool has been around for a long time, I've...

evercool has been around for a long time, I've had these fans in previous PC's.

they are cheap, so I want to hear them before swapping. there aren't too many options for a 40x20, 3 wire + .10 amp...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
this should work, going to order a few and see...

this should work, going to order a few and see how loud they are in comparison. The amp draw is just a hair under the factory fans.

http://hometheaterphotos.com/projector2/LG-fan.jpg
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
The W7000 used red flash which definitely...

The W7000 used red flash which definitely affected the black floor.

This is the projector in 3D mode with a 0 IRE screen during 3D calibration
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 12:12 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
Wattage draw based on my Killawatt: max...

Wattage draw based on my Killawatt:

max brightness = 74 watts

medium brightness = 53 watts

low brightness = 37 watts
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
The fans are NMB-04020VA, 12V @ 0.10 amp. so...

The fans are NMB-04020VA, 12V @ 0.10 amp.

so 40mm x 20mm, there has to be quieter replacements available. They are staring at us directly in the back vent, it looks like it will be an easy swap...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
it does seem odd that they specifically went out...

it does seem odd that they specifically went out of their way to exclude 3D. to the point of releasing a specific remote without the 3D button.

it would have been cool to see such a little...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
anyone can hack a projector into pieces to see...

anyone can hack a projector into pieces to see what's inside. it takes a little more skill to put it back together again. With an upgraded DC4 panel no less.. :cool:

Planar .95 DC4 upgrade...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
it's not 168 ms, he re-measured in game mode it's...

it's not 168 ms, he re-measured in game mode it's 70 ms with LB device and could be bit lower with the original analog CRT monitor test which i'll test this weekend.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
the point is that they don't sound terrible as...

the point is that they don't sound terrible as would be expected. I showed the LG to some coworkers yesterday and all were surprised how passable the sound quality was at a fairly high volume.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 32,775
Posted By zombie10k
seegs followed up with 70ms on the game mode on...

seegs followed up with 70ms on the game mode on the 1500.
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