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post #151 of 3212
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Originally Posted by mark haflich View Post

22Emmittfan. Sony will with 2 to 6 weeks start selling the glasses without the projector. AV Science will be stocking them.

As for mounts, almost every major mount company has mounts with plates designed to fit this and other Sony projectors.

The Chief RPA020 is an excellent choice that is not very expensive. You will need a flange plate or other methode for attaching a pole or pipe socket to the ceiling and a pole or pipe as well. Please see you pms.

So do standard universal mounts (out of the box) not work with the HW30?

I have the Sanus VMPR1 http://www.sanus.com/us/en/products/...or-mount/VMPR1
post #152 of 3212
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Originally Posted by kraine View Post

Alan I'm not able to rename this thread, I can only modify the text inside the topic.

I have rename this thread back to its original title. If you need anything else send me a PM, glad to help.
post #153 of 3212
Anyone using 11 or 12 feet wide (not diagonal) 2.35 screen with 1.3 gain? Need your feedback.
Thanks.
post #154 of 3212
Universal mounts should work. Best to check with the mount manufacturer for compatability. The pattern for the Sony mounting holes on the HW30AES/ES is the same as in past years and the projector weighs about 30 lbs.
post #155 of 3212
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Originally Posted by rraman View Post

Anyone using 11 or 12 feet wide (not diagonal) 2.35 screen with 1.3 gain? Need your feedback.
Thanks.

On a 11' wide 2.35, 1.3 gain screen it is going to take 1,000 lumens to get 16FL using the zoom method. At half life you will only be getting 8FL. You either need a smaller screen or a screen with more gain. When using the zoom method for 2.35 a 11' wide screen is the same as a 151" diagonal 16:9 screen.

Ekki got 900 lumens from the HW30 in high lamp mode, but I do not remember the throw that he was using. Anyway, it does not look like enough lumens for that size and gain of screen.
post #156 of 3212
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Originally Posted by mjg100 View Post

On a 11' wide 2.35, 1.3 gain screen it is going to take 1,000 lumens to get 16FL using the zoom method. At half life you will only be getting 8FL. You either need a smaller screen or a screen with more gain. When using the zoom method for 2.35 a 11' wide screen is the same as a 151" diagonal 16:9 screen.

Ekki got 900 lumens from the HW30 in high lamp mode, but I do not remember the throw that he was using. Anyway, it does not look like enough lumens for that size and gain of screen.

Probably I will get two projectors, the brightest in the market Benq W6000 (or its successor to be released this fall) for 2.35 11-12' wide screen and Sony for 16:9/1.85. This way I can avoid A-lens or a soon to be obsolete high-end 20k projector. I am happy with my current 700 lumens RS1 that throws 120" diagonal.
post #157 of 3212
I went to the Best Buy MAGNOLIA store in Portsmouth, NH and sure enough they had the SONY 3D VPL-HW30AES Projector available for demo. BUT they had the projector connected with composite video cables and they were unable to demo anything in 3D because in this "high tech" AV room they didn't even have HDMI cables! Needless to say, I told the sales man what is the point of even having this latest/greatest 3D projector if you can't demonstrate it to potential customers? He said he had already told his manager this the day they set it up and the manager blew him off and told him to stick with composite and forget about HDMI and demoing 3D! Talk about short sighted. Anyway I told the sales man that I specifically came in order to demo the projector. Instead of saying "sorry we can't do this" he went out, got a new extended 1.4 HDMI cable, another long cable to hook up the extender for the 3D glasses and a SONY 3D bluray player. The salesman "Mike Campbell" did an OUTSTANDING job and if anyone wants to demo this projector in the NH or MA area, the Portsmouth Best Buy has it.

After we got everything set up he demoed AVATAR 3D, Voyage of the Dawn Treader 3D and he up converted WALL-E to 3D. The image was projected onto a 100" STEWART Firehawk SST tab tensioned electriscreen.

Observations regarding the projector in 2D: B R I G H T! I own the VPL-VW60 along with the exact same STEWART SCREEN and I was amazed at how BRIGHT the projector is in low lamp mode and it is brilliant in high lamp mode, granted the lamp only had 8 hours on it but my projector has never been as bright. As for the image; VERY, very sharp, excellent contrast and solid blacks. The colors right out of the box were also exceptionally acurate as opposed to my VW-60 right out of the box. The VW-60 didn't look as good/accurate until I had it professionally calibrated.

Observations regarding the projector in 3D: I have been very skeptical about 3D for home use but the SONY 3D VPL-HW30AES made a believer out of me. AVATAR 3D looked just as good if not better than it did when I saw it at a new multi-million dollar high def digital 3D theater in OK City. Great depth, the HUD displays blew me away just as they had when I saw it at the theater for the first time and the scenes where they take down Home Tree and the battle at the end were exceptional. One thing I also checked that made a BIG difference was using the Motion Flow setting on LOW as Joerod had recommended. Boy did that make a BIG difference. There is a scene in the beginning of the film where doctors are floating in zero G on the transport ship. In one scene a doctor floats across the screen towards camera. Without Motion Flow LOW he is blurry but with Motion Flow on LOW the doctor remained sharp and in focus the entire time. Using Motion Flow in LOW was perfect.

Regarding the new glasses, while a little uncomfortable (I have to wear RX glasses) they did an excellent job, I did not notice any blinking or discomfort and my eyes did not feel fatigued at all after extended viewing of well over an hour.

Voyage of the Dawn Treader in 3D also looked very good and crosstalk was virtually nonexistent in both 3D films. The SONY did a solid job up converting the image of WALL-E to 3D. The salesman said this projector did a better job of 2D to 3D up conversion than any other plasma or LCD TV or projector in their store.

There were just a few minor negatives but that was not the fault of the projector.

1) The brand new remote that had come with the projector was DOA so we were unable to make menu changes using the remote but on the projector itself (A new remote is being ordered). Since the pj is hanging from the 9 foot ceiling, changing the settings were cumbersome and we were unable to play with the 2D to 3D up conversion settings so the WALL-E 3D image was a bit flat, a problem that could have been easily addressed if the remote was working.

2) The 3D image using the SONY glasses was not as bright as the 2D image which is to be expected. That said, the picture was bright enough and would have been better still if we could have tweaked it using the remote. Also, because of the color of the 3D lenses on the SONY glasses the color of the 3D image was not as accurate as it was in 2D mode without the glasses. I believe a lot of this could have been easily solved by using different Gamma settings and tweaking the color on one of the USER settings to compensate just as another reviewer has indicated in his review but because of the limitations of not being able to use the remote we were unable to easily make the changes and compensate for the somewhat dimmer image and the colors being a little off.

I must admit, ...I was wrong about 3D being a fad and the possibility of getting an excellent 3D projected image at home from a projector without having to mortgage our first-born grandchild. The SONY 3D VPL-HW30AES projector is an exceptional projector at a very fair price-point and If I had the money I would own it tomorrow. SONY has a solid winner on it's hands. It should be interesting to read the review of SONY's flagship 95 3D projector, I can't wait.

One more thing, regarding SONY's price point for the 95ES... they had better make it more reasonable than the 90 was (around $6-7,500k would be reasonable) or they are going to be shooting themselves in the face and will end up with lots of 95ES's sitting unsold languishing on warehouse shelves. Their unbending price setting policy is futile and counter-productive. You would think they would understand that by now. In the wake of their tsunami and this extended-terrible Obama economy we are all suffering through lots of people are looking for deals and ways to make every dollar count. Otherwise they will go to other comeptators who are flexible in their projector prices. As a reviewer has said regarding this matter:

"The 95ES should come in aggressively if sony wants to keep this momentum going. Over pricing themselves now would bring it to a grinding halt."
post #158 of 3212
**This is my initial impression post from the other thread. I will post an update soon.**

I got mine yesterday and put in a good bit of time with it. Here are my initial thoughts which are all subjective to my particular setup and previous experiences.

Unboxing:
I think Sony must of spent a month at least designing the box this thing ships in, I"ve never seen so much packaged into one tiny box. They did a great job here getting this to consumers safely. It is going to be a nightmare putting this thing back together when it comes time to sell it

Unit:
Very light compared to my JVC 250HD, JVC RS40, and even Sony VW-70 B-stock I got a couple months ago from AVS. It looks well constructed overall and is a beautiful and QUIET unit.

Picture:
Extremely, extremely nice out of the box. I'd say it rivals my previous JVC which I had calibrated with no adjustments to the Sony. I was a little disappointed to see that mine was set on high lamp mode out of the box because I thought it was naturally that bright in low light lamp mode, but it is still a pretty bright unit. Black levels are a tad under my JVC but nothing a majority of people would notice as they are still really nice.

I did not play with any settings that would enhance or calibrate the picture, but I did play with the various pre-set color modes and motion flow and I must say, Sony really nailed it. I haven't had this feature since my previous Epson 8700UB but the Sony is leaps and bounds better. It adds a lot to a 3D movie although if you set it to high, it will cause jerkyness and almost makes it look like it is running in a low FPS.

3D:
So I owned a RS40 for 1 day before selling it on ebay because I got concerned with all the issues it had at the time and can compare against it from my limited experiences. I have a 140" AT screen that I built from scratch and it uses a 1.2 gain material and the Sony does a really nice job lighting up the screen while 3D is engaged. I watched scenes from Tangled, Resident Evil, Avatar, Monsters vs. Aliens, IMAX Space Hubble, How To Drain Your Dragon, Tron, and a few others and there was SOME ghosting on the various scenes I watched, but the Sony offers you a couple of adjustments to help with the problem and I was able to tweak around each movie to get rid of the ghosting. Compared to the RS40 I do not feel there is any competition here in terms of ghosting, but the images on both look fantastic. The only downside to the Sony was each movie was different and had to have the depth adjusted to different values which makes it cumbersome at times. I also had a few movies (Tangled being one) where I had to set the depth to -1i n order to get the ghosting to go away which limits the 3D effect. These were MKV files that my brother gave me so I cannot speak to if this is true for actual physical 3D blu-ray media.

I've owned over 5 of the 720p 3D DLP projectors in the past year trying to find one that would work in my room (either too short of a throw or too far) and I think the Sony does 3D as well as the DLP units overall once you flush out the right settings. I also have 2 3D tv's in my house Samsung 67" and an LG 60" Plasma and I like the Sony already more then the LG. For the heck of it I hooked up my PS3 and my Sager laptop to check out 3D gaming and both worked flawlessly without any effort in getting 3D engaged and working in the various games I tried. I will mention that on my LG TV I noticed some severe ghosting in Crysis 2 and I did not notice it at all with this projector.

Pros:
-Has 3 3D options for MKV files or content it cannot autodetect is 3D. Simulated, Over-Under, Side-by-Side. This makes playing 3D MKV files pretty easy with the Sony and I was able to play various ones without issue.

-Quiet. I never really care about projectors and the noise they make because I blare my home theater setup, but I truly appreciate how quiet this unit is to the others I've recently owned.

-The remote control is quite nice and I like how it has a majority of what I want on the front of the remote without me having to dig through menu's. It also lights up extremely nice with a blue glow if you hit the light button which is another nice touch compared to my previous JVC.

-Picture out of the box is so good that I have little desire to mess with it right now. Typically I will run content on my projector without me being in the room to get hours on the bulb and then calibrate it, but Sony has done an extremely nice job with its presets. The only one that is like "whoa that is bad" is probably Dynamic for me because it washes out the colors.

-2D to 3D conversion - Believe it or not, this actually works fairly well. As mentioned above I have an LG Plasma with this feature and NEVER use it for anything but games because it really does nothing to the image. I tested the Sony out with a few sitcoms and I noticed everything from baseball bats to tennis shoes having depth in the image. The only downside to this feature is if you add too much depth you get severe ghosting but it is easily eliminated if you dial it down a notch once you start to notice it.

-The little dongle for the 3D glasses can be placed practically anywhere near the screen in my room and work. I got lazy and did not want to climb up a ladder to put it on top of my screen so I just threw it on the floor under the screen and the glasses still worked great without any sync issues. I do not think placement of the dongle will be that bad after all.

Cons:
-Even though the unit can play 3D MKV files, it comes with some quirks that really irritates me which I am hoping I am just not seeing something. When you select over-under or side-by-side for the 3D mode, it eliminates motionflow abilities and also takes away the option to put the bulb in high or low mode. I honestly could not tell a different setting it in high or low and then engaging 3D so I think it is defaulting to low just based on how dim the picture looks compared to a 3D bluray disc where it sets it to auto and motionflow and the lamp feature is available. Interestingly enough when you use simulated 2D > 3D these features remain.

-Couldn't get it to work with my DirecTV box. I don't think this is the Sony's fault by any means, but I simply could not get it to recognize that I had a 3D display hooked up. I contacted DirecTV and they are sending me a new receiver for my home theater room so I will report back on Fri what the outcome is.

-I wish there was more brightness while in 3D and more brightness in 2D at low-lamp mode. This may be a calibration issue so I will reserve judgement once I play with it. For some reason I feel my JVC 250HD was brighter in 2D but in all fairness I have not touched any settings on the Sony yet to help with the issue. I never had the urge to put my JVC in high lamp mode but on the Sony I constantly kept flipping back and forth because it just looks so much better in high mode.

-I hate the glasses. Yeah I said it, I really hate the Sony glasses. They feel like you have a huge weight sitting on your nose and they just aren't comfortable. With all the 3D units in my house, including the Nvidia 3D Vision kit, the Sony glasses come in last place for me. I will be looking at other alternatives once I find some that work. I did notice there was a setting in the Sony for glassess brightness which I found interesting and I wonder how this impacts 3rd party glasses.

-I noticed some weird "flashes" in Resident Evil when there was a lot of gun fire and scenes panning back and forth. I am not sure if this was beacuse I was using an MKV file or what, but it was really bothersome to watch. I am probably not describing it that well but if others experience it you will see what I am talking about. The scene in the lobby where she fights all the men is what I am referring to.

-No digital zoom, focus, or lense hiding. When I say lense hiding I am referring to where the unit puts a cover or shield over the lense when not in use. Given this is not a cheap unit I wish Sony would have charged another $100 and incorporated these features because once you have them you to tend to really miss them when they aren't there (at least I do!) The only one I am not heart broken over is the zoom because I always had a problem finding the exact setting on my previous units where as doing it manually is much easier. Doing the focus manually is a real pain when you are 16ft away from the screen.

Summary:
These are just my first day experiences with the Sony and so far I do not regret the purchase one bit. The wife and kid are going out of town this weekend so I will have plenty of time to play with it
post #159 of 3212
hmm.. the joining / splitting of the Sony threads seems to have created a buzzkill for the owners thread.

maybe everyone is too busy enjoying their new Sony to talk about.
post #160 of 3212
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Originally Posted by zombie10k View Post

hmm.. the joining / splitting of the Sony threads seems to have created a buzzkill for the owners thread.

maybe everyone is too busy enjoying their new Sony to talk about.

I'll be a new owner tomorrow. Was trying to wait for the PC AE7000 shootout review, but I got impatient and pulled the trigger yesterday. Thanks to Mark for the great customer service!
post #161 of 3212
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Originally Posted by browerjs View Post

I'll be a new owner tomorrow. Was trying to wait for the PC AE7000 shootout review, but I got impatient and pulled the trigger yesterday. Thanks to Mark for the great customer service!

The Panasonic looks nice and I'm glad to see competition in this price range. 2 big questions though - Dust blobs (which I suffered on several LCD's I've owned in the past) and panel uniformity. I have a sharp eye for this and it stands out on the Epson's i've seen in the past.

hopefully Epson has made big improvements for it's LCD panels.

good luck with your new Sony.
post #162 of 3212
So I spent a good bit of time with the Sony this weekend. I watched Battle LA with 2D > 3D conversion, Priest in 3D, and Sucker Punch (arg) and a lot of MMA fighting while I was tweaking my subs. I also got in some good gaming and blew through both gears of wars games with a buddy to prep for the upcoming third one.

I can honestly say out of all the projectors I've had, outside of the JVC 250HD to an extent, the Sony is the best I've owned yet for taking it out of the box and just watching. I have not had a single urge to tweak ANYTHING because the colors are look so real, the black levels are great, and everything just "works". For someone that has minimal tweaking knowledge I would definitely recommend the Sony from this aspect. Sucker Punch, while a terrible movie, is very dark and the Sony handled it very, very well. My previous VW70 had a weird "blockyness" issue that was very apparant on dark scenes that really killed them but the HW30 does not have this problem which is a huge relief. I think this unit is pretty much dead even with my previous JVC for blacks and in high lamp mode the Sony definitely looks brighter on most material. I will say I preferred the JVC in low-lamp mode and I do not care for the Sony with the lower setting but this may be a calibration issue I could work through.

Gaming was a lot of fun with 2D > 3D and definitely looks nicer than my LG TV. I didn't notice any lag that impacted my gaming performance but I mainly played Gears and Halo Reach all weekend. I delibertly used the sniper rifle a lot in Halo and had no problems getting head shots all night long. I am not saying there isn't any lag but whatever may be there didn't impact me or make me feel like I was at a disadvantage. Motionflow is also fun while gaming if kept on low and I'd recommend it for racing games which is where it is really noticeable.

Overall I haven't had any single lockup issues, the projector works great with DirecTV with no fuss, 3D blurays work automatically, 2D > 3D is a fun feature with motion flow, the projector will set itself for 3D if setup in auto, and everything just "works" as it should which is nice considering the last couple units I have had were quirky.

Regardless if the Panasonic is brighter I doubt it will be a HUGE difference in picture quality beacuse the Sony is shockingly good for the price and a lot of its main features just work well. I can imagine from owning previous LCD projectors it will take a good bit of tweaking to get it looking like the Sony for fleshtones or fixing blowout colors, and best of all the Sony is available now and comes with 2 pairs of glasses. IMO unless you are thinking of waiting for the new DLP offerings or seeing what JVC has, I would get the Sony now over the Panasonic and not think twice. The only thing I will consider replacing the Sony with this year is a newer DLP offering just because I prefer that technology.
post #163 of 3212
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Originally Posted by zombie10k View Post

hmm.. the joining / splitting of the Sony threads seems to have created a buzzkill for the owners thread....

Yea it was a bummer (especially to me). Alan (the big dog himself) is working on correcting it. He says it is a manual process and very time consuming. Of course he must fit it in when he has some spare time. Hopefully he will have it completed in a couple of days. I do think a lot of people are "gun shy" and a little confused/apprehensive about posting. This should right itself in a few days.

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So I spent a good bit of time with the Sony this weekend. I watched Battle LA with 2D > 3D conversion...

Being new to home 3D I haven't tried the 2D to 3D yet. I did watch Clash of the Titans (which is a 2D to 3D) a couple of nights ago and it was horrid. I'll give the Sony's 2D to 3D a look tonight but after seeing (my first) how bad 2D to 3D can be I'm skeptical.

Did you watch the whole movie in 2D to 3D? Also doesn't the Sony cut 2D to 3D off after an hour?
post #164 of 3212
William you may want to edit the first post and thread title, you have the model wrong. Should be VPL, not VLP.
post #165 of 3212
Thread Starter 
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William you may want to edit the first post and thread title, you have the model wrong. Should be VPL, not VLP.

Thanks, I'm dyslexic and it's hard for me to see things like that.
post #166 of 3212
I have a Sony HW30AES on the way and it should be here today. I gave up on the JVC RS40 that I briefly owned, since I had nothing but problems with it. Looking forward to hooking up the Sony.
post #167 of 3212
i'm extremely tempted to buy this thing right now... if it has even comparable blacks to the X3, while be sharper, brighter, better in 3D, and way less lag, that sounds pretty much perfect to me. Although IFA is only 3 weeks.... maybe i'll wait too. But damn, it's tempting!
post #168 of 3212
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Originally Posted by whitetrash66 View Post

i'm extremely tempted to buy this thing right now... if it has even comparable blacks to the X3, while be sharper, brighter, better in 3D, and way less lag, that sounds pretty much perfect to me. Although IFA is only 3 weeks.... maybe i'll wait too. But damn, it's tempting!

2 schools of thought: 1) CEDIA (IFA) are days away. 2) Waiting on the "next best thing" is perpetual.
post #169 of 3212
UPS just delivered my demo. I thought it was a new coffee machine that I ordered yesterday from a company in Connecticut. Imagine my surprise when I saw it was the Sony. Compared to most projector boxes, this one is relatively small even though it came double boxed to me. Nice touch AVS. Double boxing all projectors.

Whoops. Sorry Guys. Forgot there for a minute that I am part of AVS.

So later today I am going to leave work early and take the projector down to my HT and set it up. This journey will be about 60 feet long. Tom Huffman will probably come over and we will start to put this through its paces.

Yesterday I took orders for 6 of these (Thanks Guys!) and all but one got shipped. That will go out this morning. We are blowing through these. Only a few left in stock but I hear the Dorito factory in Japan is making more (Dorito factory? Oh, I get it. Yuk Yuk).


Anyhow. I will post more soon but it will be a bit.
post #170 of 3212
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Originally Posted by mark haflich View Post

UPS just delivered my demo. I thought it was a new coffee machine that I ordered yesterday from a company in Connecticut. Imagine my surprise when I saw it was the Sony. Compared to most projector boxes, this one is relatively small even though it came double boxed to me. Nice touch AVS. Double boxing all projectors.

Whoops. Sorry Guys. Forgot there for a minute that I am part of AVS.

So later today I am going to leave work early and take the projector down to my HT and set it up. This journey will be about 60 feet long. Tom Huffman will probably come over and we will start to put this through its paces.

Yesterday I took orders for 6 of these (Thanks Guys!) and all but one got shipped. That will go out this morning. We are blowing through these. Only a few left in stock but I hear the Dorito factory in Japan is making more (Dorito factory? Oh, I get it. Yuk Yuk).


Anyhow. I will post more soon but it will be a bit.

Mark,

In all your excitement please don't forget me.

Since this is a demo what did you replace your "borrowed" RS50 with?
post #171 of 3212
Anyone have any idea why the HW30 isn't on the Sony US website yet?
post #172 of 3212
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Originally Posted by browerjs View Post

Anyone have any idea why the HW30 isn't on the Sony US website yet?

No and I keep checking to add to the OP when it does. Here is Sony of Europe site.
post #173 of 3212
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Originally Posted by William View Post

No and I keep checking to add to the OP when it does. Here is Sony of Europe site.

Yea I saw that... I was trying to find a pdf of the product manual. I'm guessing it doesn't exist.
post #174 of 3212
Hi Mark,

Don't forget to check if all panels are polarized the same way. My screen retains some so it's of interest to me. This projector looks good and as you know I was ready to purchase the RS40 but passed on it after so many reports of lamp problems and other issues. I'm glad I did since here we have what looks to be a great offering from Sony and it's available now.
post #175 of 3212
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Originally Posted by jmalto View Post

I can honestly say out of all the projectors I've had, outside of the JVC 250HD to an extent, the Sony is the best I've owned yet for taking it out of the box and just watching. I have not had a single urge to tweak ANYTHING because the colors are look so real, the black levels are great, and everything just "works". For someone that has minimal tweaking knowledge I would definitely recommend the Sony from this aspect.

coming from someone that has a fair amount of calibration experience... I also have little desire to break out my equipment. I spent more time calibrating my RS50 than watching it sometimes. Sony definitely did something right with the 'out of the box' settings.

I am curious to hear what Mark and Tom think about.. both have to keep in mind the price point of the Sony since they have access to the high end 'good stuff'.


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Being new to home 3D I haven't tried the 2D to 3D yet. I did watch Clash of the Titans (which is a 2D to 3D) a couple of nights ago and it was horrid. I'll give the Sony's 2D to 3D a look tonight but after seeing (my first) how bad 2D to 3D can be I'm skeptical.

Did you watch the whole movie in 2D to 3D? Also doesn't the Sony cut 2D to 3D off after an hour?

ouch, COTT is pretty bad with 3D.. the 'cardboard cutout' effect is strong in this conversion. I would hunt down some of the IMAX movies, most have very good 3D including the one with Grand Canyon.

I have every single 3D bluray released (US and import), some are obviously much better than others.

@ Mark - Another HW30 Sold, Elliot (friend who just bought the Cinema Contour) is calling you today for a purchase. I'll take a nice steak when you come up to Philly.
post #176 of 3212
Thank you. Its on its way to him today. Now I am just waiting for your screen order. Now you are going to get to see how it looks on his new HP screen. I talked to AVS forum member Darin in Seattle. He is extremely knowledgeable and very scientigfic about HT and screens. At last count he owns something like 17 different screens, plus or minus. He really likes the HP for many applications and as made me rethink some of my thoughts on it. When I get to Philly shortly I will be able to see it at Elliots or your place.
I am driving to northern NJ next Weds so I am shooting for you guys maybe Weds for lunch and afternoon viewing and then onto NJ.

The Grand Canyon is one hell of a test for ghosting. Look at the guy in the blue shirt walking around and standing next to the river. I won't get my Sony set up till tonight. Tom's coming over and we will be at it late. He's bringing me a Display 3 Pro and we will run it on Chromapure and Auto Cal into my Lumagen.

Don't forget to rerun your chromacity points with your Display 3 Pro using the LATEST version of Chromapure.
post #177 of 3212
Steve. We will do it. I will look at an R, G and B screen and see what happens when I rotate the polarizer starting each time at the same rotation degree place.
post #178 of 3212
JS. The manual can be found on a UK site. Its not a Sony site but it comes up when you google for the owner's or operating manual for the projector. I read it cover to cover, about 2 weeks ago.
post #179 of 3212
Thanks Mark!!
Sent from Alabama.
post #180 of 3212
WM. We haven't forgotten you. Cindy will be emailing you later.

I have a variety of projectors. I have a Samsung SP-A900B (DLP bulb) and a Vango (DLP LEDs). I have the Sony here now as well. I have an RS50 boxed up for return of the loaner but the loanor said he wouldn't be picking it up for a couple of months.
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