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GammaX: Gamma Boost and Cable Driver

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GammaX

Includes:
-
GammaX converter
- Power supply &  6' USB 5V cable

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Regular price: $129 USD
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NOTE: GammaX does not support component displays, only RGB.

Why do I need GammaX?

On most TVs and projectors movies and games are too dark or missing detail in dark scenes. GammaX fixes this by adding a 'Gamma Boost' without washing out the picture.

Simply connect the GammaX after to any device with RGB output and enjoy a more vibrant picture with perfect shadow details.

The GammaX also includes a cable driver which lets you use monitor cables or long RGB projector cables (any length) without having to plug the source or a converter directly into your TV.

Many projectors and displays only work with either positive or negative sync RGB signals. The GammaX provides a user selectable positive or negative sync switch for displays that only accept negative sync such as the following projectors: Barco 800/801/808/1208, Dwin 500/700, and so on.

The GammaX is 100% Plug-and-play. No configuration or extra steps required. GammaX works at all resolutions, including 1080p and beyond.

How does GammaX work?

In most displays shadow detail is severely limited or completely missing. When there are a lot of dark areas in the picture they simply appear as a uniform black area even though the original content has a lot of detail. This phenomenon is next to impossible to compensate for by conventional means such as increasing brightness as true blacks start looking grey and the overall picture becomes washed-out.

GammaX selectively addresses only the correct black information of interest (the shadow detail) to create a very dynamic looking picture with rich shadow detail. The level of correction is adjustable for maximum detail for your particular display.

The following pictures show GammaX in action:

Want to learn more about Gamma Boost and why it matters? To find out why proper gamma is critical to image quality and movie reproduction, see our free Grayscale & Color Calibration for Dummies guide.

Detailed specifications:

  • Input: RGBHV HD-15 D-Sub (VGA) Female Connector
  • Output: RGBHV HD-15 D-Sub (VGA) Male Connector (direct connection to TV)
  • Cable driver built in allowing you to use an analog output cable of any length. Useful for using RGB sources with monitor cables or long RGB projector cables. No need to plug the source directly into your TV.
  • Power supply included.
  • Plug-and-play, no extra steps required
  • Adjustable Gamma Boost for restoring lost shadow details
  • Slide potentiometer for easy Gamma Boost adjustment
  • Compatible with all RGB sources
  • Supports all standard HD formats and SD formats: 1080p/1080i/720p/etc. in NTSC/PAL/SECAM
  • Supports all PC resolutions including extremely high resolutions such as 1600x1200/100Hz and 1920x1440/60Hz
  • 450Mhz large signal (-3dB) bandwidth for virtually lossless video processing
  • Full dynamic range for maximum picture detail at all resolutions
  • User selectable positive or negative sync output for displays that only accept negative sync (ex: Barco 800/801/808/1208, Dwin, etc.)
  • Precise black levels - no black crush or missing details or washed-out whites
  • One year warranty
     

GammaX does not support component signals, only RGB. If you wish to add Gamma Boost to a component-only capable display, use the Box1020 instead.

What's included:

  • GammaX converter
  • Your choice of power supply (US/Euro/UK)

Pictures

Mockup of the GammaX packaging:

The GammaX was designed by X-Vue, the creators of the popular Box1020, Box1021, and Box1040 converters.

Reviews/Testimonials

"Received my GammaX last night and hooked it up. Definitely made a huge difference for me with my RGB input. Everything seems so much brighter, yet the black level stayed...well, black...like it should be. Just looked at a few scenes of movies to verify it worked, but so far I'm impressed with it. Great job HKMod and team!" - jdbt3027

"[How's the picture?] Big difference. I can't believe I thought it was acceptable before. I was running it straight out of my Key Digital CTCA3 transcoder (no gamma correction) previously, but now with the GammaX installed as well it seems to have quite a bit more 'pop'. Substantial increase in the level of detail." - gruuvin

"The cable box and blu-ray player look amazing and the gamma-x controller really does make a difference. Thanks for all you patience and help." - Scott K.

"Got the adapters and it's working great! Big improvement to shadow detail, and image overall." - Satanier

"GammaX received and was able to finally see shadow and dark scenes and day scenes perfectly!!! Using with an DIY LCD projector. GammaX made 0-255 ire possible!!! Test screen whites show full graduated scale now. Black 0-255 true ire true black and whole scale now possible. Can almost see blue sky in desert day scenes now!!! Watched Notorious last night all dark scenes. All dark details now perfect and tuneable in the zone. Been fighting with this for 2 years and finally this is perfect for all ht enthusiasts." - CNickle
 

See our official GammaX forum thread

Confused? Let the CurtPalme.com home theater experts help you choose the right solution for you.
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