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Old 09-04-2021, 08:26 AM   #1341
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Digital Projection INC makes some of the best consumer DLP projectors on the market. Over the years the projectors usually range in price between $10,000 to over $250,000+, depending on what model one is looking for (also most of their projectors offer the legacy Blu-ray 3D support using passive or active glasses technology). I just verified that JVC is the only projector company that offers HDR10+ with the coming soon new October 2021 LCOS models (see last post in this thread). Digital Projection INC currently only supports HDR10, HDR PQ, and HLG from some models (some models no HDR support at all). Digital Projection INC at this time does not support HDR10+ and Dolby Vision HDR. The only way to get Dolby Vision HDR from a projector is to buy a ticket to a movie encoded with Dolby Vision HDR, and then visit ones local Dolby Cinema theater or visit ones local IMAX theater. Or buy two Christie Digital projectors and create a Dolby Cinema theater or IMAX theater at home. At this time only select models of Christie Digital projectors can handle Dolby Vision HDR. But the problem is the home version of Dolby Vision HDR is not the same as the theater version, so unless the Christie projector gets a firmware update to accept the home version of Dolby Vision HDR that is used by the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format and the 4K streaming format, one well not be able to use Dolby Vision HDR unless they also own a commercial movie theater system for the home. Movies to the theater are sent on physical hard drives, and the movies can sometimes be downloaded to the movie theaters hard drive server by secure Internet connection or encrypted satellite connection.

Digital Projection INC has a new Satellite MLS 4K DLP projector that is all laser with RGB. This new projector has a control module, light source, projector head, and fiber optic cable. However, at this time the control module does not process HDR at this time. But maybe with a firmware update the projector well be able to do at least HDR10.

https://www.digitalprojection.com/dp...satellite-mls/

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This is a awesome forum on high-end Christie projectors and other projectors that people are installing in their large home theater rooms:

https://www.avsforum.com/threads/the...hread.3155910/
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This is a awesome forum on high-end Christie projectors and other projectors that people are installing in their large home theater rooms:

https://www.avsforum.com/threads/the...hread.3155910/
$250,000 for a HT projector (9000 lumens). Nice to be rich.
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$250,000 for a HT projector (9000 lumens). Nice to be rich.
That is the entry level projector at 9,000 ANSI LUMES. They also have a 17,000 ANSI LUMES, and the top of the line 25,000 ANSI LUMES model. I would need to contact the company to get prices on the other models, since I do not see it listed online.

These new Christie projectors are reference quality and better quality then what is installed in some commercial theaters. I love the specs on these projectors. 25,000 lumes, native 4K DLP 4096 x 2160 light engine without scaling. The only projector that I know of that has absolute black levels of 0% like a OLED flat panel. True native 24Hz frame rate for movies with no need to double flash or triple flash. Frame rates between 24 to 120HZ. High frame rate 120fps with true 4K quality 3D at up to 60fps for each eye. Also can do 48Hz (24Hz for each eye) for legacy 3D. Also after 30,000 hours of use it well still have 80% of its brightness. I do not see HDR10+ or Dolby Vision HDR mentioned, but in theory it should do those HDR formats with a firmware update (that would need to be verified before one purchases a Christie projector, since only HDR10 is mentioned in the forum post).

These new Christie projectors for the home are reference quality. Would be nice to see a professional review by Widescreen Review magazine or Sound and Vision magazine.

Its good to have these Christie projectors on the market for people that want the best. One has to build a large dedicated IMAX or Dolby Cinema building on their property in order to use such a nice projector. While the average consumer purchases JVC and Sony 4K projectors ranging in price between $5,500 to $80,000. For people that are billionaires and multi-millionaires they need something to spend their money on. I am all for there being a nice selection of projectors and flat panels on the market for everyone to choose from. Over the many years in this thread I have posted information on displays that cost only $500 and also information on displays that cost $300,000+. If I was still volunteering time to maintain the list of displays that display 24p material at 24p or multiplies of 24p, then the Christie projectors would be at the top of the list as a reference display that all other displays are compared too. Dolby Cinema and IMAX theaters also use professional versions of Christie projectors.

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"The result is literally akin to OLED level contrast performance, but with super-high brightness, without OLED's brightness limitations, and none of the uniformity issues that afflict OLED, plus 12-bit color depth and approaching the full BT.2020 color gamut. Whilst also supporting up to 4K120 with 2D, Active 3D with 4K60 into each eye at high brightness with zero crosstalk (the best 3D performance), and 4K60 fullscreen two player gaming (Christie View), the Eclipse actually significantly outperforms OLED, and in fact literally everything else as well, in more ways than one."

The Christie Eclipse 4K HDR 6-DLP RGB Laser Projector is not only the best video projector in the world, it is quite literally the best video display in the world, as of right now and the foreseeable future.

It significantly outperforms not only all other projectors, but also all other video displays, across all formats, including all televisions (whether OLED, LED LCD, MicroLED or otherwise), all video walls (e.g. Sony Crystal LED, Samsung The Wall) and even the Sony BVM-HX310 Professional Master Monitor (!) which is used professionally for movies post-production and grading.

The Christie Eclipse is the new reference standard against which all other video displays should now be compared. It is quite literally the ultimate video display and with it Christie has set a benchmark of near insurmountable Everest proportions.”

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$250,000 for a HT projector (9000 lumens). Nice to be rich.

I have been in direct contact with the Christie company and the exclusive worldwide distributor known as Absolute Ultimate AV. From my communication with the company through email they were a friendly, helpful, and very professional. I did discover that the $250,000 price you mentioned is not the correct price for the Christie Eclipse projector line. According to the official September 2021 list price PDF sheet these are the official prices as of September 2021. These projectors are in high demand and back ordered for 3-4 months. So, anyone interested in placing an order well need to wait around 3-4 months before the projector arrives. They well do a site survey of one’s home theater room for a $6,500 fee which covers survey, design, and planning. Since some people might need to remodel for the direct fiber cable connection, power requirements, and might need to make their home theater room bigger. If I am reading the spec sheet correctly, the projector needs a electrical outlet that is 200-240 volts AC between 50-60Hz


Official Christie Eclipse prices as of September 2021

Eclipse 9,000 LUMENS (model SKU: CHR-ECLIPSE-9K) list price $407,999

Eclipse 17,000 LUMENS (model SKU: CHR-ECLIPSE-17K) list price $419,999

Eclipse 25,000 LUMENS (model SKU: CHR-ECLIPSE-25K) list price $464,999

Some of the lens are $22,499 like the ECLIPSE HB 1.13-1.66:1 Lens (SKU: CHR-Eclipse-HBL-1.13). There are nine different lenses to choose from.

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"It’s literally the ultimate video display and outperforms all other displays, across all formats, including OLED TVs, vidoe walls, and even the professional studio grading monitors!"


There is a new Barco Thor+ residential 6P RGB laser DLP projector that was released that has 32,000 lumens output. From my communication with the Barco distributor entry level prices for that projector start at $400,000+. Projector has native 4K light engine with HDR10. Projector can do active 3D, passive 3D, and Dolby 3D that uses color filter glasses. Ethernet connection is only 100MB and not 1GB or 10GB.

https://www.barco.com/en/residential/products/product-range/thor%20plus



Once one adds a lens to a Eclipse or Barco Thor+ projector they are up to around $500,000+ for a single projector setup. For a dual projector 3D setup instead of a single projector setup one is looking at around $1 million dollars. Once one adds 64.2 lossless surround sound speakers and other things to the large home theater room, the total price can be somewhere between $2 million to over $20+ million dollars for the Dolby Cinema theater or IMAX style theater in ones home or mansion. Building the very large home theater underground with an elevator that takes one to the underground home theater room would cost even more.

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This VIZIO is not a high-end projector or even a OLED display. However, it supports all the most popular HDR formats like HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision HDR, and HLG high dynamic range. All flat panel displays and projectors on the market should support all the HDR formats (If under $1,000 displays offer all the HDR formats, why not higher end models also?).

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“The Vizio supports the HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG high dynamic range (HDR) formats.”

“While I didn't find Vizio's M70Q7-J03 to necessarily be a Top Pick, that doesn't stop me from declaring it a Top Value.”

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If I was in the market for a 4K OLED display I would strongly consider the LG G1 series that is offered in screen sizes of 77 inch, 65 inch, and 55 inch. If one has the space the 77 inch would be the best option for native 4K viewing in order to see all the resolution detail of 4K (some resolution is lost during fast motion on all OLED and LCD displays, static still pictures offers full 4K resolution).

I am disappointed that LG does not offer all the HDR formats like HDR10+. There are under $1,000 4K LCD flat panels on the market that offer the HDR10+ feature, why not the high-end OLED screens also? HDR10+ is used for both some 4K Blu-ray titles and some 4K streaming titles. So hopefully in 2022 LG will consider maybe offering the HDR10+ feature as they keep improving their OLED performance.

The following are select quotes from the Sound and Vision magazine review:

“Featuring an upgraded OLED panel, LG's new G1 “Gallery” model sets a new standard for OLED peak brightness while otherwise maintaining the company's traditionally impressive overall video performance.”

“G1 series sets include TV tuners for ATSC 3.0 over-the-air broadcasts (where available).”

“LG G1 sets support all three of the most widely used high dynamic range formats: HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), but not HDR10+.”

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Widescreen Review magazine in printed form after 30 years will be no more at the end of 2021

I have subscribed to Widescreen Review magazine for around 30 years. I remember when the magazine use to review Laserdisc players and Laserdisc movies in the 90’s. I was disappointed to learn that after 30 years of printing the magazine, due to lack of revenue from advertisers, the increased cost of printing and distributing a magazine, that Widescreen Review magazine on page 6 of the September/October 2021 magazine, announced that the November/December 2021 issue will be the last printed issue. However, the Widescreen Review magazine will still be around, the magazine will be 100% digital version instead of a printed version. While that is better for the trees and the environment to go 100% digital version of the magazine starting in 2022, hopefully the in-depth quality of the magazine will remain the same.


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The first movies on film started appearing in public exhibits in 1895.

In the early 1890’s Thomas Edison developed in the lab the 35mm film format. While there is also 8mm and 16mm, 35mm film became very popular for its resolution and overall picture quality for high budget movies in the early 1900’s. However according to the Widescreen Review magazine there are film formats with much higher resolution then 35mm film. In the 1950’s 70mm film was introduced that has at least three times the resolution of 35mm film, due to 70mm films wider gauge (8 times the resolution of 35mm film if it’s the original 70mm IMAX version).

The article goes on to talk about native 4K imaging chips and how most of the time when a 2K imaging chip is used with pixel shifting technology that the resolution never becomes true 4K. Also, many people have 20/15 vision with and without eyeglasses, and can see the resolution difference between 8K and 4K as long as the projector screen is big enough and as long as one sits close enough to the screen. In the middle of the theater instead of the back is the best in order to see all or most the resolution detail of 4K or 8K movies in the theater. Only a little over 20% of commercial movie theaters use native 4K projectors. The majority of them are still using 2K projectors. In 2006 true 4K LCOS projectors were being deployed by Sony in commercial movie theaters. Then 6 years later in 2012 true native 4K DLP projectors were being deployed in cinemas (So 4K projectors were the LCOS models, that is 6 years before native 4K DLP projectors were deployed). If the same thing happens in the consumer market, then maybe in the year 2022+ consumers might see native 4K DLP imaging chips or at least 4K DLP pixel shifting technology that actually produces a 4K (2160P) native image instead of 2K (1080P). However, there are picture quality issues even when one uses the absolute best pixel shifting technology, and native 4K or native 8K imaging chips is the best.

IMAX theaters already utilize dual 4K projectors, and some dome theaters now have native 8K projectors.


The following are select quotes from the September/October 2021 Widescreen Review magazine article called “Image Resolution: How Much Is Enough?” article located on pages 34,36,37,38,39,40, and 41.

“Although many different film formats were introduced in the earliest years of cinema, one quickly established itself as a standard: the 35mm format, conceived in the lab of Thomas Edison in the early 1890’s.”


“However, there are film formats with much higher resolutions. The 70mm format, which first saw use in the 1950’s in its original Todd-AO form, has at least three times the resolution of 35mm due to its much wider gauge.”


“The original IMAX (not its more recent digital incarnations) is essentially a horizontal 70mm film format and consequently has eight times the resolution of 35mm.”


“However, not all optically shifted projectors that claim to achieve 4K resolution actually do so. Projectors that use 2K (1080p) devices or panels and shift between two positions cannot even theoretically reach 4K horizontal resolution.”

“One consequence of pixel shifting is that the resulting MTF/CTF curves typically show faster drop in contrast as spatial frequency increases than a non-pixel-shifted image from the same devices or panel.”

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JVC’s native 4K DLA-NZ9 LCOS projector uses e-shift technology to offer 8K simulation (but not true 8K)

The new top of the line JVC DLA-NZ9 LCOS projector has a true native 4096 x 2160P imaging chip (The projector is the first projector on the market with the HDR10+ feature). However even though this projector uses HDMI 2.1 with full 8K 60Hz input support and 4K 120Hz input support, since the light engine is based on 4K imaging technology the projector does not really offer native 8K, and instead uses the 8K e-Shift technology. For the year 2021 this JVC DLA-NZ9 projector with a 4K imagining chip is the best projector that JVC has to offer. Which is perfectly fine for watching 4K Blu-ray discs except for no Dolby Vision HDR support (no consumer projector supports Dolby Vision HDR, at least not yet). In theory in another 5 years around the year 2026, both Sony and JVC might bring to market a projector with an 8K imaging chip to offer true 8K resolution around 7680 x 4320 resolution. Around the year 2026 there should be 8K optical discs and 8K streaming content available on the consumer market. For some waiting 5 years is a long time for a native 8K projector, and some consumers will choose to purchase the JVC DLA-NZ9 with a true 4K imaging chip. Both JVC and Sony LCOS projectors support the legacy 1080P Blu-ray 3D format. That is one of the main reasons some consumers go with a projector, so they can play their existing Blu-ray 3D discs.



The following are select quotes from the Sound and Vision magazine review

Even so, the refreshed lineup sets a new price/performance bar for native 4K laser light engine-driven projectors. For this review, JVC sent me its top-dog DLA-NZ9 ($24,999.95)…”


“Pixels with 8K e-ShiftX are still slightly overlapped due to the use of an optical actuator but given the massive pixel density of an 8K image, I find it hard to believe there would be any visible difference between this system and a native 8K imaging chip, something that doesn't exist yet.


The NZ9's HDR picture modes offer a few tweaks compared with JVC's previous NX models, the biggest one being HDR10+ support, a first for a projector. HDR10+ is a dynamic format that uses frame-based metadata to ensure the best HDR presentation and can be found on a limited number of Ultra HD discs—mostly from Warner Bros. and Universal—as well as on streamed titles from Amazon Prime Video, Paramount+, Hulu, and other services.


“That's not to say the JVC's laser dimming is perfect. Any dynamic modulation system on a projector will always have issues with gamma modulation and clipping, and I found the NZ9 to be a bit too aggressive in dimming low- to mid-bright image highlights.”


“I spent a lot of time with the NZ9, viewing a wide variety of HD and Ultra HD content from sources including my Oppo 4K Blu-ray player, Kaleidescape Strato system, and Apple TV 4K streamer. Overall performance was a definite uptick from my NX9, though the difference wasn't drastic.


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In March 2022 JVC is scheduled to release the entry level 4K projector with HDR10+ for only $7,000 (model DLA-NP5). This will be the cheapest native 4K projector on the market that offers the HDR10+ feature. So now HDR10+ entry level will be $7,000 for a projector. However hopefully in the years to come JVC, Sony, or another projector company will start offing Dolby Vision HDR. The ideal 4K projector should have all or the most popular HDR formats like Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+. It should be mentioned again that JVC is the only projector company so far that offers the HDR10+ feature, most likely in late 2022 other projector companies will introduce some HDR10+ models also (but the competition might not be native 4K).

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“JVC is making a concerted effort to reach a broader audience with an entry-level addition to its acclaimed line of D-ILA video projectors."

"Due out in March, the Procision Series DLA-NP5 (a.k.a. Reference Series DLA-RS1100) is a lamp-based native 4K projector featuring HDR10+ high dynamic range (HDR) processing and two 4K/120Hz-capable HDMI inputs that support 48Gbps connectivity and HDCP 2.3 content protection. The projector will sell for $7,000, making it the least expensive model in the company’s D-ILA line of projectors”.

https://www.soundandvision.com/conte...20hz-projector

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Still no consumer native 4K projectors on the market with Dolby Vision HDR. One has to go with a professional dual projector Dolby Cinema or IMAX setup in order to get Dolby Vision HDR in a projector.

The following Twice article by mistake mentions Dolby Vision HDR in the specs for the PX1-Pro and L9G. The official manufactories website lists the specs for the PX1-Pro as HDR10 only with no HDR10+ or Dolby Vision HDR. Also the PX1-Pro and L9G is not a native 4K projector since it uses a 0.47 DMD light engine with 1920 x 1080P resolution with pixel shifting technology.

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“The PX1-PRO reaches more than a billion colors with pure red, green and blue lasers, and features 4K resolution, a 60 Hz native refresh rate, Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Filmmaker Mode. “

“New upgrades to the L9G ultra short throw projector brings the inclusion of Dolby Vision.”

https://www.twice.com/industry/ces/c...-led-offerings

However manufactories spec sheet shows only HDR10 with a 1080P light engine. Still no consumer projectors with Dolby Vision HDR.

https://www.hisense-usa.com/tv-and-a...a-laser-cinema

1080P light engine with 0.47 DMD
https://www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/dl...%252FDLP4710LC

No Dolby Vision on L9G

"No Dolby Vision or HDR10+ here but with most projectors having limited brightness capabilities anyway there is not much to be missed by these two."

https://h-m-entertainment.com/hisense-l9g-review

Update: According to the below post by Robert a firmware update in the future might be coming to add Dolby Vision HDR to 3 models of DLP projectors. If this is true and it actually occurs then this will be the first time that Dolby Vision has been added to a consumer projector.

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Hisense will have a firmware update to add Dolby Vision HDR for the PX1-PRO, L9G, and L5G UST projectors. No exact date at this moment, but it's expected sometime in March.
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Hisense will have a firmware update to add Dolby Vision HDR for the PX1-PRO, L9G, and L5G UST projectors. No exact date at this moment, but it's expected sometime in March.
Thanks for the information. If this actually happens then these projectors will be the first consumer projectors on the market with Dolby Vision HDR. I wish they would also get HDR10+ with a firmware update. But another issue is these projectors are still using 1080P light engines. One day the DLP chips should be made with true native 4K DMD's like the 4K LCOS projectors.

This is an interesting quote on the L9G (I guess one cannot believe everything they read online:

No Dolby Vision on L9G

"No Dolby Vision or HDR10+ here but with most projectors having limited brightness capabilities anyway there is not much to be missed by these two."

https://h-m-entertainment.com/hisense-l9g-review

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Epson has released the new Pro Cinema LS12000 projector for $4,999 that uses a 1080P light engine with advanced pixel shifting technology to simulate 4K resolution on the screen. This is the second consumer projector on the market that uses HDR10+ technology. Hopefully one day future LCD consumer projectors like the Epson and consumer DLP projectors will one day use true native 4K light engines. So far the only native 4K consumer projectors on the market with true 4K light engines are from Sony and JVC using LCOS technology. More and more projectors are getting HDR10+ which is a good thing, maybe sometime in the future a projector will also get Dolby Vision HDR also.

https://www.soundandvision.com/conte...aser-projector

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The cheapest native 4K projector on the market is the Sony VPL-VW325ES for $5,499. That is a 10% price increase when compared to last year’s entry level model. Most likely the price increase is because of inflation, however some might claim new features justifies the price increase. But this is the first year that Sony’s new entry level projector has seen a price increase. I would rather see Sony increase the price on their projector and maintain the same quality performance. So many other projector companies compromise on imaging chip performance in order to obtain a cheaper price. Buying an entry level Sony or JVC 4K LCOS projector means consumers are always guaranteed to get native 4,096 x 2,160 light engine performance and when watching 4K Blu-ray discs the full 3840 x 2160P resolution on the screen. All Sony projectors are limited to HDR10, hopefully in future years Sony will offer Dolby Vision HDR and/or HDR10+ with newer models.

Select quotes from the Sound and Vision magazine review:

“Even with its $5,499 price, Sony's VPL-VW325ES is still the lowest-cost projector you can buy with full 4K imaging chips. That lets you rest assured that this entry-level model delivers the same level of stunning picture detail as pricier projectors further up the Sony line. The new X1 For Projector picture processor found in the VW325ES delivers the same excellent video processing and upscaling as you get in the company's its flat-panel TVs, while the impressive native contrast of the SXRD chips means that images have strong contrast and solid-looking blacks."

"Are there shortcomings in the VW325ES that you might not find in the company's higher-end models? The lack of a dynamic iris means that its contrast ratio, while good, isn't as impressive as what you can expect to see on projectors that provide that feature. Also, with just 1,500 lumens specified light output, it's not as bright as its competition. That means that a dark viewing environment is necessary to get the best performance out of the VW325ES, and it's not an ideal choice for applications like sports where you're likely to be viewing in daylit conditions. And while limited light output doesn't necessarily matter for gaming, Sony's entry level projector also doesn't provide HDMI 2.1 inputs with support for 4K/120Hz, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), or Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)—features that are of interest to gamers. But even with those few caveats, I'd easily recommend the VW325ES as a great all-around choice for movie fans who want to see discs and streams looking their best on the big screen without spending a fortune."

https://www.soundandvision.com/conte...ojector-review

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"I had the chance to see Sony’s set in action ahead of its official release. Although Sony has yet to announce price and availability, we were offered a hands-on demo of what could end up being one of the best TVs we’ve ever tested in terms of performance. After all, QD-OLED is shaping up to be the kind of set everyone wants in their living room. In the simplest terms, the technology promises to combine the best picture elements of quantum dot and OLED."

"Let’s get more specific on what makes the A95K QD-OLED TV special — it comes down to a major change in color reproduction. Many of the best OLED TVs use a WRGB pixel structure, allowing each self-emissive pixel to produce its own color from a combination of red (R), green (G) and blue (B) light. The fourth white (W) subpixel supports brightness, and in some instances helps colors look more intense."

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Old 04-13-2022, 09:43 PM   #1358
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Default New HDR10+ GAMING Standard Unveiled at CES 2022

There is the new HDR10+ Gaming standard that will be released on a lot of new products starting this year. However it’s an ideal HDR technology for people that play videogames and if one only watches movies 100% of the time they do not need the new feature. No 4K Blu-ray movies or 4K streaming movies will use the HDR10+ Gaming standard, just standard HDR10+ for movies. The HDR10+ Gaming standard requires one to own the latest videogames that are encoded with HDR10+ Gaming. Also the display and A/V receiver will need to have the new HDR10+ Gaming standard. In theory the Playstation 5 and some Xbox One systems might receive a firmware update in order to use the new HDR10+ Gaming standard (Windows PC’s might also one day use HDR10+ Gaming). But Sony and Microsoft have not officially announced a firmware update for HDR10+ Gaming yet for their consoles, so it’s unclear if a new videogame console is needed or the existing systems will be supported with a firmware update.

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"HDR10+ Technologies LLC, an industry group with over 128 licensees and nearly 5,000 supported devices, has announced a new HDR (high dynamic range) standard called HDR10+ GAMING released at CES 2022."

https://www.cepro.com/news/hdr-gamin...ased-ces-2022/

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Old 04-26-2022, 07:51 PM   #1359
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Default Sony Launches Trio of Native 4K Laser Projectors

Still only HDR10 no HDR10+ or Dolby Vision HDR from Sony 4K projectors.

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“Sony is stepping up its home theater projector game with the launch of three models, all packing native 4K SXRD (LCOS) display chips driven by a laser phosphor light engine. The new additions to the company’s projector lineup range in price from $6,000 to $28,000 and start shipping in May.”

https://www.soundandvision.com/conte...ser-projectors

In the ideal world the $80,000 Sony VPL-GTZ380 should receive a firmware update for Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+, but that most likely is not going to happen.

https://electronics.sony.com/tv-vide...rs/p/vplgtz380
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Old 05-22-2022, 07:44 PM   #1360
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Default High Dynamic Range, HDR10+ Style

A few select quotes from the Sound and Vision magazine article about HDR10+.

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“Simply put, HDR enables the brightest areas of an image to look brighter and the darkest areas to look darker, while allowing for more nuanced detail and gradations in dark areas, particularly shadows, and better delineation of shapes and objects.”

“HDR10+ enjoys a broad range of support today from over 130 companies, both on the chipset level and in a variety of displays, whether they be TVs, projectors, monitors, or mobile phones.”

“HDR10+ is already being offered by such leading TV brands as Hisense, Panasonic, Samsung, TCL, and Vizio and we expect to receive additional support from other top brands shortly.”

“4K UHD Blu-ray titles with HDR10+ are currently distributed by 20th Century Studios, Universal Home Entertainment, and Warner Home Video.”

“HDR10+ Gaming was announced a few months ago at CES 2022.”


“HDR10+ Gaming was created and launched to allow the display's performance to be automatically matched to the source device, whether it’s a PC or game console, so the game can be enjoyed at a level of performance the display was designed for.”

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