[Chimera-users] DLP-link for 3D sequential stereo viewing

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 29 10:45:02 PDT 2014


I suspect you need to contact the projector's manufacturer to find out 
what "Active 3D stereo compatible" means to them.  In the F35 user's 
manual I found, it says that it supports HDMI 1.3a, not the 1.4a needed 
for 3D stereo (may be a typo).  And the 3D sync input on the connector 
panel is "Reserved for future use." Not a good sign.

So first, find out what the projector's manufacturer expects to work, 
then feel free to contact me for more help.  I will also need to know 
what kind of active glasses and emitter you are using (NVIDIA 3D Vision, 
RealD CrystalEyes, etc.).

     Good luck,

     Greg

On 10/29/2014 5:08 AM, David Bhella wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
>
> I am having some difficulty configuring a 3D projector for use with chimera, so I am hoping that someone may be able to offer some advice.
> Briefly we have a Projection Design F35 DLP projector that uses DLP-link to synchronise the shutter glasses.
> I have a Windows 7 PC with an nVidia K-series video card to run the projector (I have to use Windows - please don’t say use linux!).
> Through the nVidia GUI I set the driver to DLP, but in chimera the image does not seem to be flickering and there is no 3D image, even though the glasses are shuttering.
> The image is distorted in a similar way to that seen with shutter glasses but it is static.
> The only way I can get chimera to give a flickering image is when I set it to use the DIN socket, but of course the image is not synched to the glasses.
>
> I would be grateful for any advice on system settings I may need to make to get this working.
>
> Thanks,
> D.
>
>
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