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Have you ever seen problems associated with front projection in real life?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Comer, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. Comer

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    I have often been driving along and looked out some scenery and thought "well the contrast could be a little better in that scene." Or I've been looking at some event and see a jerk in the proceedings that I am convinced is a dropped frame. I was in a dark corridor in work last week and thought to myself "God, the shadow detail is really poor here, perhaps I could give the gamma a little tweek and see how that improves things. I've even been convinced that dirt on my windscreen is fixed panel noise.

    And I swear to God that when I was going to work this week in the fog I saw some slight vertical banding.

    I wonder is it possible that I'm in bit too deep for the good of my own mental stability here?


    Conor
     
  2. RTFM

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    Conor,

    Whatever medication you are on, I think you need to double the dose immediately :D

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
  3. Comer

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    Actually, that was when this problem started. :)

    I'm pretty sure that I'm not the only one who has had such thoughts...come on people, fess up

    Conor
     
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    Funnily enough you used to get vertical banding on toughened windscreens on older cars before laminated became the norm. It would be more noticeable if you wore Polaroid sunglasses. There's a point, does VB on an LCD projector get any better or worse if you wear Polaroid sunglasses ?

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
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    Conor,

    I had similar problems some time ago. I minced up a copy of Avia and eat it down and taped the color strips over my eyes for a few days and I was right as rain.


    :devil:

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    Try send your eyes back for a firmware update?
     
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    I was looking at the blue sky through a window that has an insect screen, and immediately thought that the screendoor effect was terribly pronounced.
     
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    I find a slight defocus helps reduce real-world SD - when I forget my glasses :D
     
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    Just sounds like glitches in the Matrix to me.
     
  10. foghorn

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    Funny you should bring this up, just the other day my wife and three kids (all blue eyed) were looking up into the sky at a wonderful sight. I asked what they were looking at? A rainbow the youngest one cried out.

    Why did I have to be cursed with brown eyes!
     
  11. paulfoley

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    I experienced terrible Fixed Panel Noise from my back window while washing up the other day. I rang Everest technical support & they gave me two workarounds :

    1) Clean the window.

    2) Get the wife to clean the window.

    In the end I went for option 3 and got the wife to do the washing up.

    :smashin:
     
  12. moco

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    I completely missed this blue/brown eye joke. Please explain :confused:
     
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    Friday night usually, about 11.30 pm usually after I have left my local. Suffer from rainbows vb, and to be honest everything is pretty grey, fuzzy and out of focus.
     
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    Moco,

    It has been commented on that people who have blue eyes are more prone to the rainbow effect in dlp projectors than people with other eye colours.

    Foghorn
     
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    I have read that before but I have hazel eyes and I get them
     
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    That is strange and seems illogical. Is this a credible (proven) claim?
    Anyway, I have brown eyes and saw rainbows very clearly.
     
  17. markbingo

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    I find that VB in the real world is minimised if I power down by the main switch at night.

    Sometimes the wife has trouble getting me to startup in the morning, because she fails to press the right button

    ;)
     
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    I sometimes see weird processing artifacts when looking at the missus !!!
    Usually means my viewing distance is too close. Move away a bit and she looks fine.
     
  19. Louis Mazzini

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    I'm definitely sometimes unimpressed with real world contrast levels, yes!

    Also, as a gamer, I often find myself marvelling at the incredible amount of draw distance the real world offers...
     

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