Originally Posted by mpls1981
I watched the Blu-ray of the same movie so I could use an exact comparison and it wasn't as dark and I was able to see more of the image. It was still very dark, but less so than than the 4K version and I know in general, 4K is darker. The screen is a Elite Screens Manual Series 12034 PullDown Projector Screen and per their website it's a MaxWhite 2 material. Thanks
The picture should not be dark on 120" white screen.
4K and 1080p versions should not really be the same, but they should not look bad either. Some grading for 4K is not great. For instance The Hunt for Red October in 4K is much darker then the SDR. It's a creative decision by the studio. Some HDR gradings are just poorly done.
Does the situation improve when changing the lamp to Normal?
Have you set the color space correctly and set the black and white floor?
Originally Posted by Jeff Whiteman
does the 3550 do 4k and 4k upscale? meaning if the device supports 4k it will do straight 4k, if the device doesn't do 4k but 1080p 60 it will upscale it to 4k 60? what the max refresh rate the 3550 does it 1080p and 4k?
The projector should upscale lower resolution video to whatever is currently selected. So if you're in normal 4K60Hz mode, an 1080p60Hz source will be upscaled to 4K 60Hz. But not all upscaling is equal.
Up to 4K 60Hz.
Up to 1080p 120Hz.
120Hz is better then 60 because 24p, which is most movies, fits in ~5 times in 120Hz.
If the source is 1080p60Hz, at 120Hz will show each frame twice. There should be a slight reduction in blur.