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Hs50 uniformity problem. Pic attached.

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Bristol Pete, Feb 14, 2005.

  1. Bristol Pete

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    Here is a picture (not the worlds best photo) of the problems evident on my Sony HS50. Overtly red/purple on the left picture and overtly blue/white washed out image on the right. Look at the colour of the sky, but even worse look at the colour of the sand in the forground from left to right.....

    Have sent these images to nexnix as I intend on getting a refund for this. Only noticed it when I hung my screen. Grrrrrrrrrrr :mad: The left corner looks like a big purple stain (not dust)

    It is awful to watch. Face colours go from one extreme to the next!! camera pans are a joke and on outdoor shots, grass looks very odd. In Star wars Episode 4 the stormtroopers are multi-coloured, but not white :eek:

    Sadly an internet optimized j-peg cannot display how bad this looks on a 6-7 foot screen in the dark :lesson:

    Still, ho hum. I get such back luck with these things I wonder why I bother anymore :suicide: :confused:

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    Cap,

    I thought this technology was going forward, not backwards.

    I was looking forward to seeing one of these Sonys with the Dynamic Iris and all.

    You've put me right off :eek:

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
  3. Bristol Pete

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    Yep, bloody awful. Honestly only picked up on it this week since hanging my screen.

    Was firing onto a magnolia wall - so paint colour probaly hid it well as it always give the image a image a red cast due to the magnolia mix.

    Bummer eh?

    Do you find this acceptable as a retailer Jeff? Hope not.

    Cap :)
     
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    Out of interest, whats the convergence like?

    I read that someone's HS-50 was over 2 pixels out in some areas.
    Which is nothing short of Disgusting !!!

    It's not poor convergence that is causing the issue, as the wrong pixels overlapping will screw the colours
     
  5. Bristol Pete

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    OK.

    No worse nor better than most LCD machines I have demoed or owned.

    Cap :)
     
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    Cap,

    One of the reasons I don't sell LCD projectors is colour uniformity. Stick on a B&W movie and see what I mean.
    Other reasons, well, dead pixels, visible picture structure, poor panel convergence, poor blacks, slow panel response time causing smearing on motion, dust problems, polarising filters fading. I could go on ...............

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
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    OK.

    Thanks for the advice.
     
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    Hi Cap,

    I'm also having problems with the HS50.

    The cropping problems with 720p and lcd panel positioning I think.Compare the top two 5's with the bottom 5's. Also corners should read 10 5 and 1 but because of cropping they have been given the chop (cropping.jpg)

    Also the red panel is a few pixels out. (red_convergence.jpg).

    I still think this is a cracking projector (using a FL-DAY filter, even darker blacks) if only Sony had better Quality control.
     

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    This overscan problem has recently been fixed apparently, and the new firmware should be available shortly.
     
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    As before it is fine. However, a small compressed jpeg cannot highlight how awful this looks on a large screen in the dark, which makes it unacceptable.....

    Thanks,

    Cap :)
     

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