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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-29-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
Yes, this ^ :D I don't know if I've run into...

Yes, this ^ :D

I don't know if I've run into this before on any other discs...

It's glaring, as the screen frame is a dark black velvet, so you have an edge that's much lighter...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-29-2014, 05:11 AM
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Views: 229,093
Posted By dslunceford
I agree with Chirpie's response. Upgraded from an...

I agree with Chirpie's response. Upgraded from an 8 year old Mitsubishi HD1000U, which was a great 720p projector back in the day (in fact, my brother in law adopted that PJ, replaced the bulb and is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-08-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By dslunceford
Definitely was PS3 weirdness on my issue. I had...

Definitely was PS3 weirdness on my issue. I had to hook the PS3 up to component, remove HDMI, power off, then repower with HDMI attached and then got the "your PS3 is connected to a 3D device"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
Yeah, I'll have to try and troubleshoot (if I can...

Yeah, I'll have to try and troubleshoot (if I can find another longer HDMI, the one I have now is run through the wall).

The weird thing is that the PS3 menus will come through as 3D if I force...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
Mounted my Sony today and the thing is a monster...

Mounted my Sony today and the thing is a monster compared to my old Mitsubishi! (http://instagram.com/p/vJB33vpmno/)

So excited that I didn't pay attention to where lens shift was and it was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-04-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
I'd love it if there was a settings thread...this...

I'd love it if there was a settings thread...this thread has gotten a bit unwieldy to find those posts...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
While he may have a bad cable, all HDMI cables...

While he may have a bad cable, all HDMI cables can pass through a 3D signal, not just "special" or "new/latest" cables:

http://www.cnet.com/news/still-more-reasons-why-all-hdmi-cable-are-the-same/
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-27-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By dslunceford
These are same I ordered for mine. They beat the...

These are same I ordered for mine. They beat the projector here, in fact, despite not even using Prime/2-day shipping. Reminds me that I should follow up on order status....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-21-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By dslunceford
My Chief RPAU mount worked great. Not difficult...

My Chief RPAU mount worked great. Not difficult at all if you are in any way handy. Only advice I would have is to wear glasses when installing.

I just recalled that I dropped a nut right onto my...
Forum: Screens   10-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By dslunceford
Thanks. Have a front loader as well. Have a new...

Thanks. Have a front loader as well. Have a new PJ on order, and thought I should spruce up the screen in preparation.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-19-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By dslunceford
Sale has me pulling the trigger. Can't wait to...

Sale has me pulling the trigger. Can't wait to get it in my set up and see if I experience the same "wow" factor I did when I installed my Mitsubishi HD1000 7 years ago! :D
Forum: Screens   10-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By dslunceford
DavidK, you've actually washed the material with...

DavidK, you've actually washed the material with no problem? What washing settings, and did you dry it as well, or let it air dry?

I noticed some splotches appear (like watermarks) on the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 02:45 AM
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Posted By dslunceford
Same boat. Had to delay purchase last fall due to...

Same boat. Had to delay purchase last fall due to some other house needs (new water heater and new AC system). Started out a couple of weeks ago thinking I'd go for a refurb 5020, but now think the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By dslunceford
Thanks all, much appreciated. After catching...

Thanks all, much appreciated.

After catching up on changes over the last year, I think I've added another option to the mix: the Sony HW40. $2k is about my budget however, so may wait for it to go...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-14-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By dslunceford
Thanks! Appreciate the info and the feedback...

Thanks! Appreciate the info and the feedback overall on the refurb/b-stock...I'm now throwing the Sony VPL-HW40ES into consideration as well. See it as low as $1,799 (though not familiar with the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-14-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By dslunceford
Does the 5020 have memory for different custom...

Does the 5020 have memory for different custom mode set ups (e.g. TV vs Movie vs Game)?

I typically like to tweak for different viewing situations, and my current PJ has memory modes that make it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-12-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By dslunceford
I only see "B-Stock" listed, no refurbs at PP's...

I only see "B-Stock" listed, no refurbs at PP's site. Do they offer both types of units? Sent an email to the salesperson that helped me previously.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-12-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By dslunceford
Epson PJ "B-stock" vs "Refurb" (+ 5020UB-R vs 3500)

Ok, after a new water heater and AC/furnace install put my projector upgrade plans on hold last fall, finally able to swing replacing my Mitsubishi HD1000.

I was debating last year between the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-11-2014, 04:32 AM
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Views: 243
Posted By dslunceford
My basement was already finished when we moved...

My basement was already finished when we moved in. I simply had an electrician run a drop to create a ceiling outlet. Had him pull the HDMI and other cabling as well, as it was a bit tricky (ceiling...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 145,102
Posted By dslunceford
Epson's site tech specs didn't answer this...

Epson's site tech specs didn't answer this question, so thought I'd ask here. Does the 3020 have different memory modes? I typically like to play video games at a different custom setting vs video,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,220
Posted By dslunceford
I think <$300 for a screen is actually a good...

I think <$300 for a screen is actually a good deal. This Accuscreen 106"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-12-2014, 09:23 AM
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Views: 145,102
Posted By dslunceford
Do the VA refurbs come with 3D glasses? I've...

Do the VA refurbs come with 3D glasses? I've been looking at this as well as the 5020R
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 115,802
Posted By dslunceford
I would assume if you purchase with an Amex or...

I would assume if you purchase with an Amex or other card that extends warranty, you could get an extra year or so.

I'm heavily leaning towards the B stock from Projector People at this point.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-25-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,996
Posted By dslunceford
Quote:Originally Posted by Pain...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pain Infliction http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451388/5020-vs-3020#post_23872040)

Just fyi....Mitsubishi is out of the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-24-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,996
Posted By dslunceford
I'm in the same spot, trying to decide between...

I'm in the same spot, trying to decide between these two. Was really aiming for the 5020, but just upgraded all my TiVos in the house, had a water heater replaced, blah blah blah.

I really do...
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