Recently I got involved in a long thread over at the AVS Forums over the merits of the Sony BDP-S790 player. The crux of the argument from the users and fans of the player was that it had a “better” image than the Oppo BDP-93 players, and a far better image in 3D. Even though I hadn’t used the BDP-S790 yet, this resonated with me as the Oppo BDP-93 has been shown to be bit-perfect on its output, and across all colorspaces as well, so it presents the content on the disc exactly as encoded. Continue Reading →
Articles about how I do reviews, or changes and improvements to review formats.
I’m currently working on another improvement for the Blu-ray Benchmark that I run for Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Right now we give people an overall DeltaE value, using both 1976 and 1994 formulas, for YCbCr and RGB components as an overall average. Someone requested that I also give the error in Hue, Saturation, and Lightness percentages. Continue Reading →