Posts Categorized: Video

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VideoEQ Pro Review

I recently had the opportunity to check out the VideoEQ Pro from AVFoundry.  This is an external video color processor that can be used to correct gamma, gray scale, color and hue errors from improper primary and secondary colors.  The product includes infrared remote control along with 4 custom and preset tables.  It has a single HDMI… Read more

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The Magic of D65

Achieving a D65 (x=0.3129, y=0.3290) white point is one of several key factors required to have a great image.  One of the first things you may notice when a display is at D65 is the rich color and emotional ques that can be found in films.  Directors tell a story in various ways including color, lighting, dialog and sound.  When all of these elements are… Read more

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Wilsonart Designer White 2:35 Screen

I had the opportunity to work on a 10 foot wide 2:35 aspect ratio screen using Wilsonart Designer White laminate. This material easily allowed a ceiling mounted JVC RS35 at a 2.0 throw ratio using lens zoom to illuminate the screen at 12 to 15 fL in low lamp mode. The quality of the image… Read more

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JVC DLA-RS35 Observations

JVC’s RS35 is the new king of the hill for JVC DILA technology. This unit has excellent light output, contrast and is very sharp. Compared to the RS20 it has several improvements. The sample I looked at was about 20% brighter than my RS20. It was also sharper and had a little better blacks. The… Read more

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Using Deep Color On Blu-Ray Players

Many Blu-Ray players today offer the option of transmitting the video data using Deep Color. Blu-Rays are encoded with 8 bit data for each color so no additional detail will be created with this option so why is it present? I have found activating 10 or 12 bit data for each color can degrade the… Read more