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Are new projectors - AE500 type brighter or darker or both ?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Tempest, Dec 23, 2003.

  1. Tempest

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    This is just for future reference.

    Say you took an AE100 and an AE500

    Would the AE500 produce better whites (brighter) than the AE100

    Would the AE500 produce blacker blacks (whilst keeping the same brightness as the AE100)

    Or would an AE500 have darker blacks AND at the same time have brighter whites than the AE100 ?

    Just wondering................
     
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    That's the theory :D
     
  3. Tempest

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    Hmmmmmmmmmm....... OK.

    I suppose this should be related to the 'Contrast' figure in the projectors specs.

    I'm just wondering about screens with these new projectors.
    So many people have been icestorming their AE100 screens with a 5 or 6 mix to improve the black levels.

    But if the NEW projectors can give brighter images then a light grey screen would look even lighter and still help making the blacks even darker all at the same time.

    I'd be interested to know the percentage of (enthusiasts shall we say) that are running something like a AE100 on a white screen as opposed to a light grey screen)

    Just amazing all this tech, given the jump from the AE100 to 500 in say 2 years is it ?

    What will the AE750 and AE1000 (AE1 anybody) be like ?
     
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    White screen fo me............................ found the Icestorm route too dark - killed colour - ymmv.


    Sean G.
     

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