Rob Sabin

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Rob Sabin Posted: Jan 01, 2007 0 comments

Color temperature (Pro2 mode, Warm color temperature before/after calibration): 20 IRE: 9,891/7,349 K 30 IRE: 9,279/6,505 K 40 IRE: 8,926/6,478 K 50 IRE: 8,966/6,495 K 60 IRE: 9,044/6,511 K 70 IRE: 9,027/6,531 K 80 IRE: 9,044/6,546 K 90 IRE: 8,980/6,598 K 100 IRE: 9,200/6,697 K Brightness (100-IRE window before/after calibration): 27.5/31.0 ftL

Rob Sabin Posted: Dec 03, 2006 0 comments

Color temperature (Cinema Mode/Warm Color Temperature), before/after calibration:

Rob Sabin Posted: Dec 02, 2006 0 comments

Unless otherwise noted, all tests performed via HDMI input using an HD DVD player set to 1080i output.

Color Temperature Before/After (Low color temperature, Movie mode before/after calibration)


Temp Before (K)

Rob Sabin Posted: Dec 02, 2006 0 comments

A couple of years ago, when the Dells and Gateways of the world were trying to build a flat-panel TV business by rebranding products purchased from other manufacturers, HP was quietly engineering its own HDTVs from the ground up. So far, so good.

Rob Sabin Posted: Oct 06, 2006 0 comments

If you've been following the HDTV market for a while, you know that LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon) projection technology really took it's sweet time maturing. Going back at least three or four years, manufacturers including JVC, RCA, Toshiba, Mitsubishi, and Hitachi all briefly introduced LCoS rear projectors, with all but JVC exiting the business.

Rob Sabin Posted: Oct 06, 2006 0 comments

Except where otherwise noted, all tests were performed via the HDMI input with test signals from a Sencore VP403 signal generator.

Brightness (100-IRE window before/after calibration): 99.2/35.4 ftL Color temperature (Custom mode, Warm2 color temperature) before/after calibration:

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Rob Sabin Posted: Oct 04, 2006 0 comments

Noise-canceling headphones - once a luxury reserved for hard-core business travelers living on jets - have gone mainstream. Though fancy models still cost north of $200, today you'll find name-brand phones for as little as $50. That's clearly within reach of iPod-toting everyday Joes.

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Rob Sabin Posted: Sep 14, 2006 0 comments
It all began with my obsession with snakes. Not the slithering, on-a-plane type; I mean the kind that pull wires through walls. What is it about hidden cables that so impresses people? As A/V buffs, we conquer the imposing web behind our racks with hardly a bored yawn from our wives or girlfriends.
Rob Sabin Posted: Sep 01, 2006 0 comments
The Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Disc player had been out just a couple of days when my phone began ringing with some interesting reports from the field. It didn't take long to realize that this would be no ordinary product launch.
Rob Sabin Posted: Aug 31, 2006 0 comments
If you've read our review of the Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Disc player - the world's first - you know what we thought of the picture and sound quality with the first batch of Blu-ray discs. But there's a lot more to this box than what comes out of it. Here's a run-down on some key features and few details you should know about hooking it up.



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