I cant find anyone to converge my projector!

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  1. Seven Araujo

    Seven Araujo Stunt Coordinator

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    hey im just wondering, does anyone know anyone in the northern NJ area that can converge my PG 9+ with point convergence board?
    I cant converge a HD input for some reason,i could with the barco but this whole making it 16:9 is driving me nuts
    HELP [​IMG]
     
  2. Gregg Loewen

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    you need to get ahold of Dave Harper. He is an old crt guy that can really make your unit shine.

    Best

    Gregg
     
  3. Seven Araujo

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    just shot him an email. wish i knew how to do the 16:9 myself [​IMG]
     
  4. Seven Araujo

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    i havent heard back from him,so i guess i have to keep looking [​IMG]
    any other local recommendations?
     
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    thankks gregg,shot him a email through that contact page,but it was on your site so im not sure if it went [​IMG]
     
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    If I understand things correctly...you are trying to get 16X9 out of a 4:3 tv. Thus, not a convergence issue...you are looking to change height on the image. When I was in college, there was an engineer who would take 16MM anamorphic prints...transfer to video...and the video would "force" the monitor to squeeze the image, preserving the widescreen image. I "think" that is what you are trying to do.

    That being stated, I think vertical height is the issue...not convergence.
     
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  9. Seven Araujo

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    i did,i send contact info yesterday,i am hoping he will call soon.
    I think its not a Vertical height thing,its more or a scan rate thing,its actually more of a "I am used to old barco's with pots to converge than a remote that i cant seem to make go the way i want" Thing [​IMG]
    i think im going to give it another go today,seeing as i havent touched it in a year and some odd months..maybe i'll be more successful this time? i dunno,we'll see.
     
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    hi guys
    Scooter is FOS on this one :) ....it is a crt PJ, it can do anything you want it to (if you know what to do)>
    Give Dan some time to respond...he would have arrived in Vegas on Thursday for the upcoming CES show...he will be swamped all week.
    Regards
    Gregg
     
  11. Seven Araujo

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    if anyone has any other suggestions let me know [​IMG]
    dave is away now and i haven't heard from dan [​IMG]
     
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    Ummm..is FOS a good thing? Or is it short for FiOS??? [​IMG]

    Edit to Add: DOH!!! I get it!!!

    Greg, isn't he more wanting to change height of the image rather than converging the colors/tubes? With my old Zenith CRT, convergence was making the lines white...and narrowing the height was squishing the image, re. anamorphic.
     
  13. Seven Araujo

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    so anyone have a FAQ or DIY guide to doing this[​IMG]
    no ones got back to me,i'm tired of waiting...i'm gonna try a diy [​IMG]
     
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    Too bad I didn't see this thread sooner. I'm very good at and comfortable with CRT PJs, and I'll be in northern NJ for the next 3 days. The sad thing is, I only have half a day free, and that's tomorrow evening. I just did full cal on a Runco 950, which is similar to the 6PG, down in NC. It took 12 hours, but it sure looks stunning! I do make it out here every few months, though, so if you want you can contact me for a future date.
     

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