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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,662
Posted By Dark Rider
Superfriends and Justice League were rituals for...

Superfriends and Justice League were rituals for me on Saturday mornings... "Lords of Light!" I still miss Thundar the Barbarian as well!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
I had the same fear initially, but it's unlikely...

I had the same fear initially, but it's unlikely you'll make it worse. Chances are that it was deposited there by the projectors internal cooling fan. There is no best route, as the light path hits...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-25-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,412
Posted By Dark Rider
Agreed. I just wanted to make sure he took this...

Agreed. I just wanted to make sure he took this into account when building the box and insulating the ceiling.



With that kind of distance, you're probably safe as far as your neighbors go,...
Forum: Speakers   09-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Dark Rider
It sounds like he's running the fronts as...

It sounds like he's running the fronts as "small" which may be limiting the frequencies the AVR is passing. Try setting them to "large" first, followed by checking the biamp setup, as was suggested.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
sebberry, I had a small dust blob prior to...

sebberry, I had a small dust blob prior to replacing my bulb that I was able to get rid of it using a pancake air compressor with a blower nozzle and a straw to focus the blast. I did short blasts...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-25-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,412
Posted By Dark Rider
What are you doing to decouple the boxes from the...

What are you doing to decouple the boxes from the attic floor and isolate the audible bass as well as vibrations? I like the concept, but the implementation could prove more problematic than the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Hey all, was just checking in, as it's been quite...

Hey all, was just checking in, as it's been quite some time since I last posted... I'm up to 2000 hours on my MWave replacement lamp and about 6000 total hours on my projector, and it's going every...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-25-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 40,673
Posted By Dark Rider
I was looking for a nice wall mount set for our...

I was looking for a nice wall mount set for our basement to use for gaming and general entertainment, and hopped on the current Adorama deal for the 47" LA6900 on Techbargains. Killer price for this...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Willie, you and I will likely be the last...

Willie, you and I will likely be the last Pro8100 users standing! I also demoed the last round of JVCs a while back (haven't taken the time to see the current crop). In my pitch black cave of a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-23-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Merry Christmas and happy post-apocalypse...

Merry Christmas and happy post-apocalypse everyone! It's been a while since I checked in, but I've also been having good luck with the MWave bulb 18.5' throw and 120" screen 1.4 gain. I'll be...
Forum: Display Devices   10-19-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Dark Rider
Sounds like incorrectly aligned panels. I agree,...

Sounds like incorrectly aligned panels. I agree, send it back!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-17-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
I've got several ongoing projects, but I plan to...

I've got several ongoing projects, but I plan to rack up about 50 -100 hours on the new MWave bulb, and then do a full calibration! I'll be sure to post updated settings when complete. I should be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
For $80 shipped, I'm in as well! Thanks for the...

For $80 shipped, I'm in as well! Thanks for the tip. I've been meaning to pick up a replacement for some time, and the original just keeps going like the energizer bunny!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dolphinc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/935509/viewsonic-pro8100-1080p-projector/8640#post_22169442)

Well my bulb is now at...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dolphinc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/935509/viewsonic-pro8100-1080p-projector/8640#post_22158609)

I am still using your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-22-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Without the PCS enabled, you will not have...

Without the PCS enabled, you will not have access to several desirable features... namely gamma of anything other than 2.2 (default) or the 3D CMS to adjust hue and saturation for primaries and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-31-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by DvdJags...

Quote:Originally Posted by DvdJags http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22073465)

I wonder what happened to Bouda. Hope all is well with him and his...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-05-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Red, Green and Blue are the Primaries, and Cyan,...

Red, Green and Blue are the Primaries, and Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow are the Secondaries.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-04-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Indeed, the menus are confusing to say the...

Indeed, the menus are confusing to say the least! The gains and offsets for each primary color are under the Memory Settings -> Custom
Color Temperature submenu, and hue/saturation for both...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-03-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Windowed or Full Screen IRE patterns from 0-100...

Windowed or Full Screen IRE patterns from 0-100 in increments of 10 will work. A 0 IRE full screen pattern would basically be a solid black screen. A 100 IRE full screen pattern would be solid...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-30-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts...

Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21966646)

Okay, I guess that will give me a place to start, but I'm not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-30-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 93,365
Posted By Dark Rider
Tiger Direct is running what appears to be a...

Tiger Direct is running what appears to be a good deal on the refurbished 47" model of the W5700. I'd be picking it up as a secondary set in our basement, mainly for gaming. Are there any particular...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-30-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts...

Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21961578)

Anyone want to suggest settings to start with?


If it's a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
I'm up to about 2700 hours on my original, and...

I'm up to about 2700 hours on my original, and haven't had any of the blinking light errors, but I may pick up one of the cheap lamps, if you have a good experience with it. Definitely keep us...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-16-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 683,886
Posted By Dark Rider
Quote:Originally Posted by beekermartin...

Quote:Originally Posted by beekermartin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21906439)

I've been using Dark Rider's most recent settings for a few...
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