Originally Posted by Kelvin1965S
Is it possible to control the max and minimum opening of the iris when in dynamic mode? Not just the (3?) selectable options but in the service menu possibly? I like to be able to set my JVC HD350's iris exactly and feel this would be something I'd miss particularly as I think the 50ES would be too bright for my taste even in low lamp and long throw setup. However I would want to reduce the black level by the same amount, so not thinking of just lowering the main contrast.
Also does anyone have an idea of what the ANSI contrast is of the 50ES? I can't watch DLP due to headaches, but I do like the depth that the higher ANSI contrast provides.
I think this is possible via the service menu, but not sure.
Right now, I'm running the projector in low lamp with the iris completely closed (0 on a 0-100 scale). On a HCHP screen, it's still bright enough for me. Sometimes I'll take the iris up to 20.
I'm beginning to think I don't care about dynamic iris at all, when the lamp is new anyway. If I'm happy w/ the iris closed all the way, then all a DI would do is make bright images brighter... which I don't really care about given I'm already happy with the brightness.
As the lamp ages, however, I could see the utility of DI since I probably won't want the iris clamped down all the way... in which case DI would give darker darks on dark scenes by dynamically clamping the iris down.
Probably shoulda just gotten a JVC, but I'm scared of poor motion resolution. The motion on the Sony seems great, and by that I mean it doesn't bother me like people's faces moving on the screen bothered me with the Epson 8350 (everything just blurred).