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There is also a Mit WS 48315 in Redwood City across the bay from me with a convergence problem, needs its ICs replaced. That's free too. Call me.

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In many ways the WS 73513 mentioned above has superior performance to the 2 model years that came after, since on them there were no DVI inputs and their HDMI circuits stank and the Mit design on them totally Mit lost its edge. Literally! Such low bandwidth that the HDMI picture was mulchy and not crisp, no edge. I have the WS 73517 from 2 years after the 73513 and can attest to that unequivocally. I won't use my set's HDMI inputs at all, have to rely on an HD Fury II or later to use HDMI in my system.

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I found a new home for my TV, happy to say
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Wow. You guys are still here? All my current threads are empty and I have nothing better to do, and I see this thread still exists. Whoa.

How's my old 610 doing, Bob? Seeing my VPL-VW600ES in action would make you abandon 20th century technology.

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Wow. You guys are still here? All my current threads are empty and I have nothing better to do, and I see this thread still exists. Whoa.

How's my old 610 doing, Bob? Seeing my VPL-VW600ES in action would make you abandon 20th century technology.
How does VPL-VW600ES perform with windows open?
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Why would I open windows in my dedicated home theater?

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Why would I open windows in my dedicated home theater?
The same reason why you would mention front projector in rear projector thread Nothing against front projectors and it surely looks like you have a very nice one. Though one thing that I hate about front projectors is the fan noise. I am sure it can be cured by building a special case for it or putting behind the wall if the room is small enough but in most installations I've auditioned them they were loud. Perhaps that is why HT crowd wants to play audio at reference level.

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Touché on the FPJ in an RPJ thread.

Like you, I was always concerned about fan noise from FPJs. My HT cannot be sound-isolated, so I do get ambient noise, and I finally decided just to chance it. Turns out the 600ES is satisfyingly quiet roughly 6 feet above and behind my head. I always run it in low lamp mode, which quiets the fan. Only 3D requires high lamp, louder fan, and I can drown it out without bursting my eardrums at reference level. My "loud enough" level is -18 dB.

The 600ES, being 4K, blows away all the old CRT RPTVs without a doubt. The ironic part is that it has the same issues of focus and convergence as any CRT RPTV. I did not miss those issues when using flat panels.

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Touché on the FPJ in an RPJ thread.

Like you, I was always concerned about fan noise from FPJs. My HT cannot be sound-isolated, so I do get ambient noise, and I finally decided just to chance it. Turns out the 600ES is satisfyingly quiet roughly 6 feet above and behind my head. I always run it in low lamp mode, which quiets the fan. Only 3D requires high lamp, louder fan, and I can drown it out without bursting my eardrums at reference level. My "loud enough" level is -18 dB.

The 600ES, being 4K, blows away all the old CRT RPTVs without a doubt. The ironic part is that it has the same issues of focus and convergence as any CRT RPTV. I did not miss those issues when using flat panels.
Good to know it doesn't bother you. Speaking of picture quality, I do have a few Kuros (best plasma imho) and I got to tell you nothing sucks me into the movie like my old trusty Pioneer PRO-730HDi. It doesn't have the same resolution, color uniformity, the viewing angle is not perfect and it relies on my pc for white balance correction (ruler flat at calibration point). Though it does have something very special that makes me want to watch it more and more.
I thought a few times about adding a projector to my dedicated music room but I cannot find a way to integrate it there without sacrificing the acoustics of the room (obviously screen being the issue here).
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