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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By wcaughey
Skip, thanks for your thoughts thus far, very...

Skip, thanks for your thoughts thus far, very appreciated.

I do think that with the half wall being 16" studs, with adding key cross bracing between the roof trusses connected to the top plate of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By wcaughey
Hey Folks - will be starting up my dedicated HT...

Hey Folks - will be starting up my dedicated HT thread when I get a chance. I've got some fun sketchups put together.

Iwas recently blessed with a great opportunity for a new job which involved...
Forum: Display Devices   10-02-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,095
Posted By wcaughey
EDIT: No longer available. For sale is...

EDIT: No longer available.


For sale is my beloved custom made fixed cinemascope screen (2.35:1) which also converts to a 16x9 (1.78:1) screen via the attachment of 2 masking pannels to the left...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-05-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 635,560
Posted By wcaughey
I have a question about the vstretch mode. ...

I have a question about the vstretch mode.

I'm considering putting this projector into an anamorphic lens set up and wanted to know how easy it was to switch back and forth to a vstretched...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-27-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 200,417
Posted By wcaughey
Anybody know if v-fit can be bound to a function...

Anybody know if v-fit can be bound to a function of, say, a harmony remote with the AE3000, or do the view modes always have to be cycled?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-26-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,212
Posted By wcaughey
I'm also having this 'retroreflection' problem...

I'm also having this 'retroreflection' problem with an RS1 and Uh380 w/ high power screen in a very light controlled theater.

It's disappointing and is very obvious, especially with the credits....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 969,004
Posted By wcaughey
Odd little problem...During scenes with lots of...

Odd little problem...During scenes with lots of black and a few brighter objects, like when the credits are rolling, there appears to be a reflection of said rolling credits that appears underneath...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12,543
Views: 1,487,878
Posted By wcaughey
so about this edid info... Curious how this...

so about this edid info...

Curious how this works...Is the player concerned with the edid info of its first link in the equipment chain? or does the display somehow communicate all the way to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12,543
Views: 1,487,878
Posted By wcaughey
So how about this "Forced 24p option" issue.... ...

So how about this "Forced 24p option" issue....

From the brief skimming of this thread it sounds like people would like this because certain displays have handshaking issues with this player....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12,543
Views: 1,487,878
Posted By wcaughey
Powerknowledge and jzoz, thanks for sorting...

Powerknowledge and jzoz,

thanks for sorting that out for me! Yea, no concern here with the LFE bug as I'll be bitstreaming and letting my onkyo 705 do the decoding.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 682
Posted By wcaughey
A little help here - I had this set up and...

A little help here - I had this set up and working before, but someone mucked it up and now I can't remember how I had it set up :-(

I'm sure someone here has the tech know how to get this back...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12,543
Views: 1,487,878
Posted By wcaughey
Help a former hd dvd follower out... This...

Help a former hd dvd follower out...

This crap about having a profile 2.0 player and how if you buy a profile 1.0 or 1.1 player (which I'm assuming the BD30 is), you may not actually be able to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-18-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 422,863
Posted By wcaughey
Anyone know of a swivel/turntable platform that...

Anyone know of a swivel/turntable platform that fits nicely under their 73" dlp? I've been having a lot of trouble finding one online. Probably not searching for the right thing.

I want to have...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By wcaughey
More important to note is the cropping of the...

More important to note is the cropping of the OAR of shows/movies that actually do fill your 16:9 screen. I can't stand the movie HD channels that do this most of the time.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-31-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 1,344,046
Posted By wcaughey
I'm in the North Texas area too, north of dallas...

I'm in the North Texas area too, north of dallas - twc sucks a big one as far as their HD offereing. Will be jumping on dish network's 40 HD only channel package when it becomes available tomorrow.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-30-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 298,607
Posted By wcaughey
Recent phone conversation: Me: so if I call...

Recent phone conversation:

Me: so if I call back at midnight can i get the new 29.99$ HD only package?

Apu-sounding Tech guy: I hope so, sir.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-30-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 44,859
Posted By wcaughey
Bob, the 6k figure was a rough estimate for what...

Bob, the 6k figure was a rough estimate for what a panamorph lens, decent scaler, and lens slide come out to be. So yes, thin air but I was estimating a baseline for what a consumer may pick one...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 44,859
Posted By wcaughey
Bob, the 2560x1080 would be perfect for all...

Bob, the 2560x1080 would be perfect for all aspect ratios concerned.

I still would argue the point of market. Why wouldn't there is as much a market for them as there is for for other projectors?...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,482
Posted By wcaughey
1. A different projector for each aspect ratio...

1. A different projector for each aspect ratio film - not very likely!

Why not? Having one 1980 x 810 native resolution projector stacked under your typical 1920x1080 projector would be sweet!...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-29-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 44,859
Posted By wcaughey
Long time, no posts - busy moving to Texas... ...

Long time, no posts - busy moving to Texas...

The obvious solution to combat the plight of lacking anamorphically enhanced HD 2.35/2.40 (due to squareness) content is variable native resolution...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,388
Posted By wcaughey
Anyone know if firmware 1.04 added vertical...

Anyone know if firmware 1.04 added vertical stretch feature for 2:35:1 aspect ratio enthusiasts? Full Reon Picture Control Menu does sound delicious...btw, its been 5 months since I pre-ordered 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,990
Views: 1,398,696
Posted By wcaughey
Egcarter, What's your stock status on the...

Egcarter,

What's your stock status on the 9.8's?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   08-10-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,794
Posted By wcaughey
I have experienced this tearing. It is also...

I have experienced this tearing. It is also present with 480p sources, that you ask the scaler to upconvert to 720p and vstretch.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-09-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 267,787
Posted By wcaughey
Copied from the Tweak thread because I couldn't...

Copied from the Tweak thread because I couldn't find an answer...


Anyone have any idea what may be going on here (ignore the blur, that's just from the lack of a tripod - the green band is what...
Forum: Video Processors   08-04-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 113,852
Posted By wcaughey
Anyone aware of any hdmi 1.3/1.3a rated strictly...

Anyone aware of any hdmi 1.3/1.3a rated strictly hdmi splitters on the way?
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