Posts Categorized: Video

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RS20 Upgraded to RS35 Performance

I recently sent my JVC RS20 in to correct a problem with the lens shift mechanism.  When the projector was returned it noted that the optical engine was upgraded.  After installing and testing this unit it now performs like an RS35.  It is much sharper than before, has near perfect color uniformity and the on/off contrast is… Read more

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Sony SXRD Class Action Settlement

Sony class action settlement for many SXRD rear projection TV owners. http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=402 This applies to XBR2, Qualia, A2000, A2020 and A3000 models of these products to compensate for optical block problems.

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Reducing Plasma Buzz

I have found two things that can reduce plasma buzzing sound levels. One is to reduce the contrast (light output). The second is to eliminate a ground loop as shown here https://www.homecinemaguru.com/?page_id=211.

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Maintaining Front Projector White Balance

The lamp in a front projector will shift in color over time more than any other display.  To keep the color performance up to the standards it was left in after a professional calibration you can touch up the color of white yourself.  I do this about every 200 hours on my projector. I would download… Read more

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Front Projection System Maintenance

Front projection systems are fun, but a little maintenance can keep them at peak performance. Over time your projector and screen will collect dust. I would dust the screen with a soft clean cloth once every six months. The projector lens will also collect dust. I would consider dusting it carefully once every six months… Read more