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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-06-2015, 10:05 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
You linked to the waterproof version of the...

You linked to the waterproof version of the strips. Was this intentional? I read that the waterproof version can be good to use even for non-waterproof applications because the light is more diffuse...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-06-2015, 09:02 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks Rich! I'm not concerned about the...

Thanks Rich! I'm not concerned about the projector light reflecting from the screen, off the bulbs and back to the screen... My concern is that I will have a pitch black ceiling and want to make sure...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-06-2015, 08:51 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Its hard to tell from the photo of your bulb...

Its hard to tell from the photo of your bulb housing because it is so black :) but about how deep would you say the front of the bulb is recessed inside the can? Sounds like that is the trick to keep...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-05-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
It seems the GU10 still has a fair amount of...

It seems the GU10 still has a fair amount of dispersion to it, given the light shown on your screen. How many feet in front of the screen are your GU10s, and how much higher are they mounted compared...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2015, 09:10 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks for the detailed explanation! Can it work...

Thanks for the detailed explanation! Can it work to have top-front speakers as monopoles and top-rear as bipoles? Please consider this scenario:
...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Let's say you are using Silver LCR for the mains...

Let's say you are using Silver LCR for the mains - I thought ideally you would also use Silver LCR for all the surrounds. So do you mean Silver LCR as surrounds, or Silver Surrounds (the Triad...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Why are you using bipole for the surround? Are...

Why are you using bipole for the surround? Are you sitting very close to the surround speakers? I could be mistaken so check with a professional, but I thought for an Atmos setup the surround...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2015, 12:57 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I am currently planning out a new theater room...

I am currently planning out a new theater room that will be 9.1.4 (to be run as 9.1.2 or 7.1.4). I most certainly will want the top front and top rear Atmos speakers calibrated with Dirac Live along...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-05-2015, 11:55 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
From what I recall, the offset is such that about...

From what I recall, the offset is such that about 55% of the picture is below the lens. Search my previous posts in this thread from a few weeks ago - IIRC I mentioned it there.
Forum: Screens   05-04-2015, 09:06 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Awesome! What frame are you going to use for the...

Awesome! What frame are you going to use for the screen, and are you doing any masking?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-03-2015, 08:59 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
The PicoPro laser projector is a long, long way...

The PicoPro laser projector is a long, long way away from being a real contender as a critical home theater projector IMO. But that said, playing with it has given me a glimpse of our future with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-03-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks! How much light output do I need? That's a...

Thanks! How much light output do I need? That's a good question. A lot, I suppose, especially since the room will have dark walls, black ceiling and a dark (if not black) carpet. Here's an overhead...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-02-2015, 09:32 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Looks awesome! Is this the same carpet that you...

Looks awesome! Is this the same carpet that you linked to here a couple of months back? Or did you go with something else and that's what this? Also when you have a chance please see my lighting...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-02-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
zombie10k Hi there - what Philips HUE lights are...

zombie10k Hi there - what Philips HUE lights are you using to light up your screen for room lighting effects? What are the brightest HUE bulbs? I want to do all HUE in my room but having trouble...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-01-2015, 10:46 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Good one Mike. Actually the PicoPro image...

Good one Mike. Actually the PicoPro image appears a lot brighter than one would think possible given its spec of 30 lumens. I've been using the PicoPro to evaluate my planned seating distance of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 10:27 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
So in the end, what turned out to be the issue...

So in the end, what turned out to be the issue and how did you solve it?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-01-2015, 10:04 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
There are many things about this projector IMO...

There are many things about this projector IMO that hold it back from being a first-rate home theater projector for the critical viewer (and I don't think that's its creators intention), but it does...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,907
Posted By lovingdvd
See if you can get to the photo here:...

See if you can get to the photo here: http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/lovingdvd/extra/htmr-design-apr-extra-riser_zpsmvm7jpze.png

Yes we have a similar situation for our "built-in" riser....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-30-2015, 10:32 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Sounds amazing! Its a shame that a camera cannot...

Sounds amazing! Its a shame that a camera cannot do it justice. Yes here's the build thread - this post has the latest room model...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 10:28 AM
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Views: 1,907
Posted By lovingdvd
Lighting design

Would love to get your thoughts on this, especially zombie10k who is one of the kings of Philips HUE lighting design - IMO anyway! :)

I'm planning to do Philips HUE lights for my new theater. What...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,907
Posted By lovingdvd
Challenge with line of sight for the back row

Hi guys - Attached is my refined layout of the room. This includes the expected speaker positions for a 9.1.4 Atmos setup. Unfortunately I needed to raise the rear surrounds pretty high to get a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Subs sound boomy... Can you post your MDAT file...

Subs sound boomy... Can you post your MDAT file so we can have a look. The measurements will tell the story and we can see what recommendations there may be.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Have you considered posting a feature request for...

Have you considered posting a feature request for them to add it? I haven't worked with them but from the comments I've seen here they seem to be a very receptive group and interested in improving...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-29-2015, 09:35 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I let the sample dry and compared it to the...

I let the sample dry and compared it to the protostar and the royalty 3 velvet, it's not as dark as I was expecting. I worked hard to get the majority of the room covered in velvet and protostar. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 06:51 PM
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Views: 109,517
Posted By lovingdvd
Yes Jerry - I am bookmarking answers and taking...

Yes Jerry - I am bookmarking answers and taking lots of notes. :) Thanks for the information - noted!
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