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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-04-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By orangele
I also wonder how to future-proof a home for...

I also wonder how to future-proof a home for audio-video, communication, and data. Is it even possible to do this? There is always a new technology appearing periodically, and wireless...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-29-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By orangele
Fun family flick

Watched it yesterday. I actually enjoyed it. Just a good flick for the family. It is the first movie I have seen with my new Atmos system, and I did enjoy the sound effects.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-13-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By orangele
New 4K DirecTV Genie HD DVR and mini Genie

So I have been waiting for DirecTV to come out with 4K programming that would be compatible with ALL brands of TV. So it is appears this has occurred with their new Genie HD DVR and their mini-Genie...
Forum: Home Automation   12-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,455
Posted By orangele
Control4 and security system.

I have a control4 system and a GE concord system. It is integrated so that I can see what window door sensors are open, and can arm and disarm the alarm system via Control4 touchscreens. I have...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By orangele
Well here is the estimate I got from a themed...

Well here is the estimate I got from a themed concrete contractor that has alot of major theme park experience. It really is above the cost that I think I would consider spending:

1. GFRG...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-19-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By orangele
Got both light boxes from a company that makes...

Got both light boxes from a company that makes them. Cant remember the name at the moment.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By orangele
Themed Theater entrance

I posted in General home theater, and realized that this forum (Theater design and Construction is the more appropriate forum. Looking for input advice on how to convert entrance of my theater to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-17-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By orangele
Creating Theater "set": Tower of Terror Elevator Entrance

I am thinking about attempting to convert the entrance to my theater to mimic the entrance to the Tower of Terror elevator at Disney. I think it is very doable but I wonder if anyone else has done...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By orangele
Disclaimer: I am NO EXPERT; just someone who...

Disclaimer: I am NO EXPERT; just someone who enjoys movies at home.
I think you did a fantastic job and really did great on the budget. I especially was impressed at your concession stand since...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,096
Posted By orangele
I thought the video quality of this Blu-ray...

I thought the video quality of this Blu-ray surpassed the sharpness of most native 4K material I have watched on my VPL-VW1100ES projected onto a 130" ST130 screen. Good thing that George Clooney...
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-07-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By orangele
Dont know if my theater (Twilight Zone) would...

Dont know if my theater (Twilight Zone) would qualify as Dedicated home theater since have pinballs in back of theater. But anyway, I think the most unusual aspect of theater are (2) 5' x 7' smart...
Forum: Home Automation   10-30-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By orangele
Have had Control4 system >3 yrs. Continuous...

Have had Control4 system >3 yrs. Continuous glitches, which I have spent thousands on repeated service calls. Currently controls virtually all lights in home, controls pool, controls fireplaces,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By orangele
Theater with one side open?

So I am purchasing a seasonal cabin which I am hoping to remodel in the coming years. I am thinking about converting the current kitchen/dining area into a theater (see attached photo showing view...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-16-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13,348
Views: 644,326
Posted By orangele
"The 1100 seems tough to beat in its price range....

"The 1100 seems tough to beat in its price range. " You are the FIRST person who seems to suggest the 1100 is an economic value, haha.
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 20,278
Posted By orangele
Some of us are just big kids who cannot wait for...

Some of us are just big kids who cannot wait for the biggest, baddest new thing on the block. I have multiple receipts from GoodWill over the yrs for things that went from being the latest,...
Forum: This and That   07-11-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By orangele
Vutec 133" 16:9 Silver Star fixed frame projector screen

This screen is currently in my theater. It is in good condition. It is a high-gain screen. I would prefer a local buyer who can actually come and actually unmount and carry with them. That is the...
Forum: Home Automation   07-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By orangele
OK as real world examples of recent issues: ...

OK as real world examples of recent issues: automated drape system suddenly "reversed" its operation. That is, it opened when it was programmed to close, and it closed when it was programmed to...
Forum: Home Automation   07-05-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By orangele
Control4 glitches and labor costs.

I have had a fairly large Control4 System installed in my home for over 3 yrs. After the initial equipment and programming charges I have paid thousands in additional labor charges for programming...
Forum: Screens   05-27-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 323,847
Posted By orangele
Replacing Vutec Silverstar with ST130

I recently upgraded my projector from an Epson 5010 to a Sony VPL-VW1100ES. The current screen is a 133" diagonal 16:9 Silver star screen. Actually all I know for sure is that the screen was...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-13-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By orangele
What does it all mean??

So I just got my Sony VPL-VW1100es professionally calibrated. I was out of town so I was not there to witness and ask questions. I did get a report, with numbers, graphs, pictographs. Quite...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-11-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,134
Posted By orangele
Ok after over 1 1/2yrs of thought, here is before...

Ok after over 1 1/2yrs of thought, here is before and after photos of what custom drape contractor came up to. Not bad I think. There is black fabric on opposite side to minimize light penetration.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-02-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,314
Posted By orangele
So now I have had two dealers come out and tell...

So now I have had two dealers come out and tell me the same thing (that it is not ip controllable). Both said they contacted Sony. One is an authorized Sony dealer.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-06-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,314
Posted By orangele
Thanks for the info. I emailed Lee Mathre, and...

Thanks for the info. I emailed Lee Mathre, and he informed me that he is retired from doing calibrations but he was kind enough to refer me to this gentleman's website:

http://hdtvbychadb.com/
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,314
Posted By orangele
Thank you all for the input. It sounds to me...

Thank you all for the input. It sounds to me like what I need is a competent installer. The issue that I have found with numerous Sony dealers in the Las Vegas area, is that unless you buy the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-03-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,314
Posted By orangele
VPL-VW1100es SO FRUSTRATED

So I purchased a Sony VPL-VW100es, a Sony STRZA3000ES (HDCP 2.2 compatible HDMI inputs) , and a Sony FMP-10X 4K media player. Yesterday it was all unpacked and a local home automation/home theater ...
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