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Thanks a lot for those measurements.
I notice 80% laser on the 5000ES and then around 118 nits compared to the GTZ380 at 384 nits so 3.25 times brighter compared at 80% laser?
Looking at the 5000ES light output gain from 80 til 100% laser (1.15) it would have around 136 nits compared to 476 nits at 100% laser on the GTZ380, which is then 3.5 times brighter.
So looking at your chart the GTZ380 is 3.25-3.5 times brighter and I havent even looked at P3 nit output on the 5000es, because then it is almost 5-6 timers brighter.
I just did some quick calcs on your chart, so correct me if I am wrong.
Still, at 3.25-5 (depending on P3) times bright however you look at it, that is quite a lot more than I thought it would be.
Questions on many peoples minds then is - how is the black floor? 🙂
In short, NO it is NOT 3-5x the light output of the Sony 5000.So 3-5x the light output of the 5000 ? Very interesting and awesome !
Important to note that with the Sony 5000 the color filter needed to achieve 100% of DCI-P3 within BT.2020 color gamut reduces light output by almost half, which means that the color filter is essentially unusable and hence why literally nobody uses it. Essentially all Sony 5000 owners use the projector without the color filter, and because this is how everyone is operating it the comparison should be without the color filter if/when comparing light output gains.
The peak light output of the Sony GTX380 measured here is as expected and pretty much the same as I measured myself with respect to a pre-production unit. 8594 Lumens.
The Sony 5000 here measured only 1834 Lumens. This is with the color filter in place. Without the color filter it would measure almost double this. Hence the GTZ380 actually measures circa double that of the 5000 without the color filter, as expected. No surprises here 🙂