MadVR is designed to be used over a base calibration of 2020 color and 2.2 gamma. Overlaying two tone maps makes very little sense unless you absolutely have to. Talk to Jim at Lumagen, Madshi or the lead engineer at Panasonic and they'll say the same thing, especially with projectors. This is why I get better results with the Panny doing SDR709 than your settings. It makes ZERO sense to go at the LK970 the way you are given that the Panasonic will do the color conversion using the proper matrix, so you're not eyeballing it, and having a base calibration for the tone map to overlay takes the guess work out of the tone map. Even Dolby does this with Dolby Vision. When you talked about the calibration of the 970 you even mentioned that you target 1000-1100 nits for the calibration yet you use the Panasonic in Basic Luminance projector mode according to the post. That is designed for a calibration that is at 500 nits. The only way to overlay two tone maps properly is to match them properly. That is why JVC came up with their color profiles for the new line in tandem with Panasonic so they'd be EXACTLY what Panasonic was expecting for the overlay. You could do the same thing with the Lumagen, but even Jim doesn't recommend it, but it may help. But if he already has a PC with MadVR, it makes more sense to try it there first.Man, is MadVR that bad you can’t use its HDR BT2020/DCI-P3 mode out with just some luminance tone mapping to help with this on projectors such as this BenQ? It works astonishingly well with the UB820, as you know I’ve said many times.
Wow that sucks for the HT9060. Good thing the LK990 isn’t that bad. At least where I can get it to.
Wouldn’t using an external outboard video processor/tone mapping device help all these, but you only mention it with the Sony and JVC and left it off the BenQ’s list. And with the BenQ being so much cheaper, it’d be easier to afford something like the Lumagen Radiance Pro.
Also, having manual lens shift on the BenQ for him is moot seeing as he has an ISCO III anamorphic lens and CineSlide.
The 9060 doesn't have any picture modes where you can properly calibrate to the base gamma and get the wider color gamut. As I mentioned already, you could possibly use a LUT calibration with MadVR to try and compensate, but I doubt the results would turn out well. If BenQ fixed their color gamut bug (not selectable except in HDR mode) this would not be an issue.
Agree on the lens shifting, for some reason I wasn't thinking about the fact that he uses a lens.