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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By rboster
I have the 700 and after my recent repair...

I have the 700 and after my recent repair experience, I would really love to have another year or two of warranty coverage (mine being 2 years). I am a JVC convert after living with my 700 over the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By rboster
That's outstanding warranty coverage. I was...

That's outstanding warranty coverage. I was thinking the standard warranty was 2 years?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By rboster
I just sent my JVC projector into Mendtronix. ...

I just sent my JVC projector into Mendtronix. You can post your experience and read about mine and others using their service:
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rboster
I told them I had started a thread at AVS. I...

I told them I had started a thread at AVS. I think I will talk to them about becoming an industry guest, so they can review member's comments and hopefully improve their performance.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By rboster
Thanks for the kind words. I clicked on the...

Thanks for the kind words. I clicked on the link...and that's exactly what they did use. When i saw the box was a little beat up (seen worst) I got nervous. When I opened up the box and saw the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By rboster
The rep I talked to last night said they...

The rep I talked to last night said they "regularly" have damaged projectors due to UPS, Fed ex and USPS. My thought was then why dont' you use the JVC packing, since they probably don't have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By rboster
1/29: the projector arrived today, that's the...

1/29: the projector arrived today, that's the good news. The bad news, a corner of the projecor is cracked/ broken. The box had some damage, but I was not able to find the broken chip of the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By rboster
So is Mike correct? You didn't really answer any...

So is Mike correct? You didn't really answer any of our questions:

1) Are you trying to zoom the image out to 2.35:1?

2) Did you assume the projector was native 2:35:1 or did you know it's...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By rboster
I just visited Projector Central's projector...

I just visited Projector Central's projector calculator and pulled up your model, with 2.35:1 screen and submitted 138 diagonal size screen...it looks like it's on the edge of being able to do...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By rboster
Just to make sure we are all on the same...

Just to make sure we are all on the same page...when you say "fill the screen" are you talking about zooming out a letterbox/scope image to fill the 2:35.1 scope screen?

Did you buy this from a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 08:30 AM
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Posted By rboster
To follow up on my post yesterday.... I put...

To follow up on my post yesterday....

I put together my last three panels using a light duty stapler (1/4 staples) with the jo ann velvet on underlayment boards (best price at home depot). I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By rboster
It's a very nice color scheme.....a nice room to...

It's a very nice color scheme.....a nice room to show off. Well done. If you are like me, you'll LOVE what the darbee brings to the table.....must have for my set up. The fact that both Lumagen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2015, 01:50 PM
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Posted By rboster
LOL Yes, the planar is serving a hard 20 for...

LOL

Yes, the planar is serving a hard 20 for his crimes.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2015, 01:40 PM
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Posted By rboster
My beloved 700 comes home tomorrow...can't wait...

My beloved 700 comes home tomorrow...can't wait to fire it up and catch up on the movies that I have backlogged over the last three weeks.

For those eyeing the B-stocks Mike mentioned.....I have...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-28-2015, 01:01 PM
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Posted By rboster
My son and I saw Fury at the Alamo Drafthouse in...

My son and I saw Fury at the Alamo Drafthouse in KC. Alamo has tactile transducers in each seat (in main theater). When we both left the theater we had the same thought-the battle scenes are going...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By rboster
I just went through the process of replacing some...

I just went through the process of replacing some canvas stretched frames w/ commando cloth on my screen wall with underlayment boards covered in jo ann's royalty velvet.

On my ceiling I used...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 08:41 AM
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Posted By rboster
That will be a terrific set up. Congrats on your...

That will be a terrific set up. Congrats on your purchase!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By rboster
That sucks big time. I think I would get jvc...

That sucks big time. I think I would get jvc involved since we don't chose who to send it to for warranty repairs, jvc has chosen mendtronix as their representative. ...therefore jvc is still...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By rboster
1/27: Finished repair. Took a couple of hours to...

1/27: Finished repair. Took a couple of hours to perform 41 pt checks/test to verify working back to factory specs. It will be shipped out today. Should arrive on Thursday. I'll report back on...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-27-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,463
Posted By rboster
As I did, I would suggest trying zooming for a...

As I did, I would suggest trying zooming for a while and compare in your own set up. I found the un-zoomed image (w/lens) to be brighter and sharper image. It was noticeable in my set up.

Also,...
Forum: Audio Gear   01-26-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By rboster
Is the 60% off the price? Can't post a...

Is the 60% off the price? Can't post a classified without clearly stating a price.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/209-audio-gear/1564793-avs-forum-classifieds-rules.html
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-26-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,463
Posted By rboster
I have the JVC X700R. I couldn't remount my...

I have the JVC X700R. I couldn't remount my Prismasonic 6000 lens...so I zoomed for 6 months or so. Once I found a mounting system that would work....remounted the lens and MUCH prefer the JVC with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 107,464
Posted By rboster
I think what SOWK (thread starter) did was...

I think what SOWK (thread starter) did was clever...he covered rubber floor interlocking squares with velvet (or some kind of light absorbing material...see first several posts). His "stage" area in...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-23-2015, 12:39 PM
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Views: 2,378
Posted By rboster
I mentioned this in an earlier post, Onkyo...

I mentioned this in an earlier post, Onkyo already offers Atmos in an MSRP receiver at $499. I know that the KC meet Archaea's friend purchased this unit for around $400 at Nebraska Furn. Mart in KC....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-23-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By rboster
I'm about half was through the process. I...

I'm about half was through the process. I thought I would document the experience so far, since it's fresh in my mind.


A case file was started on 1/7 with all the information I supplied about...
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