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Themescene H56 Surely, this can't be right?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Pecker, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. Pecker

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    I've just set up my Themescene H56 projector using the advice given on the calibration sticky.

    I'm projecting onto a 6 foot wide Stewart FireHawk screen. My DVD player is a Denon 2900 and I'm connecting through component cables, prog scan.

    The Brightness & Contrast adjustments go from -50 to +50 (mid point is 0).

    Anyway, if I set it up using the DVE PAL disc, as per the instructions in the sticky thread on calibration at the top of this forum, I find that the Brightness is set to -6 (minus 6), whilst the Contrast is set to +50. Yes that's right, PLUS FIFTY, or in other words, absolute maximum.

    Can this possibly be correct?

    I checked it using both methods suggested, and got the same results both times.

    The test montage (Title 17 - Chapter 2) looks okay, but I've not had chance to really sitthrough a few films with it.

    Does anyone else think that that'sd odd, or is it just me?

    Anyone here from ThemeScene want to comment (or drop me an email/PM)?

    Steve W

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