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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,417
Posted By steve1106
I added a few more panels just to make the room...

I added a few more panels just to make the room darker while fighting the urge to upgrade the projector from the HC2000 to the HC5025. Now the image is completely watchable with the lights on.
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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,417
Posted By steve1106
Just to add photos: see next post.

Just to add photos: see next post.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By steve1106
Oops.

Oops.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By steve1106
First off, I really like my Epson HC2000 and I...

First off, I really like my Epson HC2000 and I have two. I use one in a completely untreated room and in a slightly treated room. I use them both as TVs and one stays on for hours each day. The...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 12,852
Posted By steve1106
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51c12yUe2rL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51c12yUe2rL._AA160_.jpg


I expected this to be really bad, but the whole family enjoyed it so maybe it wasn't completely bad. While I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By steve1106
It looks like the JVC headphones I mentioned are...

It looks like the JVC headphones I mentioned are discontinued. The seller on Amazon sent me two pairs of used headphones which were junk, so I hope my four pairs hold up.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By steve1106
The Energy Take Classic speakers are too small...

The Energy Take Classic speakers are too small for your room and small speaker = small sound. You would be better off getting entry level such as Infinity or Polks. Watch for sales and get them when...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-25-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,467
Posted By steve1106
Yes. ...

Yes. http://www.visualapex.com/Epson/Projector-Specifications.asp?For-The=Home-Cinema-5025UB
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-25-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By steve1106
Well said and sorry, I've got to stop posting...

Well said and sorry, I've got to stop posting after midnight.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By steve1106
To be clear, I am talking about great entry level...

To be clear, I am talking about great entry level projectors (HC2000/2030 and W1070/1075) and two companies pushing each other....but:


Really... so if I look at a sampling of your posts, I will...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By steve1106
I often question as an owner of two of the Epson...

I often question as an owner of two of the Epson HC2000s what would happen if I went to the BenQ threads to attack the projector everytime someone posted an interest in getting one, what the response...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-23-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,467
Posted By steve1106
Thanks for the review. It helps. After...

Thanks for the review. It helps.


After going back and forth about the projector for the last few months, I came to the same conclusion that you did and it is good to read that you did a real...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-22-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By steve1106
First, these are very low/old tech: ...

First, these are very low/old tech:


Over the ear JVC headphones. I am not a fan of "in the ear" or "on the ear" and these fit the bill. The ratings aren't the best due to replacing the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 12,852
Posted By steve1106
Sometimes you wish you could have several hours...

Sometimes you wish you could have several hours of your life back:


http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VLN8LZ88L._AA160_.jpg

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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-21-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By steve1106
To overcome sound issues, we have the four pairs...

To overcome sound issues, we have the four pairs of comfortable "over the ear" rechargeable wireless headphones. They allow us not to bother each other and they are fantastic for dialogue.

...
Forum: Community Articles   08-19-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,996
Posted By steve1106
I posted that a year ago and I still stay in my...

I posted that a year ago and I still stay in my lane. Also, I do see the little guys asking questions and I also notice that many of the same "experts" offer negative responses or responses not...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   08-18-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By steve1106
Keep in mind the ViewSonic is SVGA (800x600...

Keep in mind the ViewSonic is SVGA (800x600 pixels) so while it will look great it is not HD. I like my ViewSonic PJD5134 for traveling and outdoors, but if you go too big the screen door effect is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By steve1106
The HC5025 is a better buy right now than the...

The HC5025 is a better buy right now than the HC5030 from Visual Apex for $1599 and it comes with a rebate for a free lamp which is a $259 to $279 value. (Not a recommendation just a fact.)
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-18-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By steve1106
I remember catching this one night with a friend...

I remember catching this one night with a friend when we were just looking for something to do and being pleasantly surprised by the movie. I hate to say it but I liked the soundtrack enough to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-17-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By steve1106
Thanks for sharing. For some of us, bang for the...

Thanks for sharing. For some of us, bang for the buck and enjoyment is what is all about. I have a similar room/setup in a house I am planning on selling soon and we use it all the time.
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   08-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By steve1106
I wouldn't be afraid to use a $500ish Epson...

I wouldn't be afraid to use a $500ish Epson HC2000 outside or the BenQ W1070. I took these with the pj at 25ft for a 16ft by 9ft image just as a test with a new HC2000, but I am afraid to say, it is...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-16-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By steve1106
Epson HC5025 for $1599

Visual Apex has it for $1599 with a $100 code VIPSAVE and Amazon has it for $1699. Rebate for the free lamp is also available.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,467
Posted By steve1106
On sale at Visual Apex for $1599 with code...

On sale at Visual Apex for $1599 with code VIPSALE plus a free lamp.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-07-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By steve1106
It is nice to see two of the entry level leaders,...

It is nice to see two of the entry level leaders, BenQ and Epson, going back and forth in price and features for the entry level projectors. I am just hopeful Epson will stick with a $99 replacement...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 74,911
Posted By steve1106
After reading the press release, I agree with...

After reading the press release, I agree with return it.
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