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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,984
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Posted By plissken99
I like that idea, I'll run it in high lamp...

I like that idea, I'll run it in high lamp tonight and see what happens. Failing that I'll open it up and check for oxidation.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 162,359
Posted By plissken99
Anyone else's 55 start flickering after it's been...

Anyone else's 55 start flickering after it's been on for an hour or so? Is there a solution, like running it through a power conditioner?

I've had projectors do this, but the Sony is very...
Forum: Screens   07-23-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By plissken99
Indeed I'd just read about how the speakers need...

Indeed I'd just read about how the speakers need to be 10-12in behind the screen, not sure I'm willing to lose that much real estate.

I've got an EN4K sample on the way. Better be a lot better...
Forum: Screens   07-16-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By plissken99
AT screens: vinyl vs woven?

So I'm trying to pick out a screen material that I can live with. I have samples from Da-Lite Severtson and Seymour. From what I'm seeing the two main contenders are Severtson's vinyl cine-perf 1.3,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-12-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,253
Posted By plissken99
Ha! Already got the French version, eat it...

Ha! Already got the French version, eat it Twilight!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plissken99
No more thoughts on this?

No more thoughts on this?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By plissken99
Well see that's simply not true. 3D conversions...

Well see that's simply not true. 3D conversions have improved radically. Pacific Rim is a conversion and it's my go to demo disc, Man of Steel is decent though the directors sepia tone ruins the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-06-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By plissken99
And posts like that are a big reason I'm not a...

And posts like that are a big reason I'm not a purist. Never could stomach the 'holier than thou' attitude.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-06-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By plissken99
Atmos conversions are inevitable, and like all...

Atmos conversions are inevitable, and like all conversions some will be good and others won't. There are plenty of movies filmed in stereo that convert nicely to 5.1. I'm not a purist in cases where...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plissken99
Klipsch ProCinema speakers, KPT-904 mains,...

Klipsch ProCinema speakers, KPT-904 mains, KPT-8060 surrounds and Reference CDT-3800 in ceilings. True the Atmos channels especially don't need separate amplification, but since I have enough amps. :D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By plissken99
Aye I can't wait, I'm doing the full on 7.2.4...

Aye I can't wait, I'm doing the full on 7.2.4 with 4 in ceiling speakers!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By plissken99
Yamaha Aventage reciever using pre-outs vs pre-amp?

So I'm almost ready for a new amp for my new 11.2 Atmos theater, I had been planning on the new $2500 Yamaha Aventage receiver with HDCP 2.2 out in August. However it dawned on me that I now have 2...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By plissken99
HBO to re-release Game of Thrones seasons 1-4 wtih Dolby Atmos/steelbook packaging

http://hbowatch.com/hbo-announces-new-game-of-thrones-blu-ray-collectors-sets-featuring-dolby-atmos-sound/


Gonna be an expensive holiday season since my new Atmos enabled theater will be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By plissken99
A friend actually gave me a 13" wide by 25ft roll...

A friend actually gave me a 13" wide by 25ft roll of dark gray thin carpet I was thinking I'd affix to the sides of the riser.

The way I'm thinking is, the stuff is 12ft wide, I'd like to get...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By plissken99
The lip is a really cool idea! That's how it is...

The lip is a really cool idea! That's how it is in commercial theaters, the steps usually have a metal or rubber lip around steps and rises. Very cool! And yeah I need to find a carpet to find out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-15-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By plissken99
What if I designed the riser so that there'd be a...

What if I designed the riser so that there'd be a lip all the way around to wrap the edge of the carpet around?


Also with installing a traditional pad, can the stuff still install with the glue...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-14-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By plissken99
Carpet installation questions

Very soon I'll be ready for carpet in the HT, I'm going to get this stuff.
http://www.avoutlet.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=4225


The room I'm doing is exactly 25ft 4" by 17ft...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-13-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 162,359
Posted By plissken99
What were the four previous projectors? Because...

What were the four previous projectors? Because the Sony is a hell of a lot sharper than my last one, the JVC RS46.
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-11-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 188,078
Posted By plissken99
I didn't make the switch, I simply don't trust...

I didn't make the switch, I simply don't trust cable.
Forum: Screens   06-11-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 504,267
Posted By plissken99
Hmmm well if anyone's interested in a 119" HP 2.4...

Hmmm well if anyone's interested in a 119" HP 2.4 screen I'll have mine up for sale in a month or two.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-31-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 38,844
Posted By plissken99
A friend of mine met a JVC rep recently, he...

A friend of mine met a JVC rep recently, he couldn't go into detail, but hinted that while there will be improvements, they will be incremental at best. Better contrast, hopefully brighter, but no...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By plissken99
Sorry I haven't updated here in a while, life has...

Sorry I haven't updated here in a while, life has been crazy lately. I did indeed hire an electrician, did the entire basement for $500, as he already had paid for materials on hand. ;)

Well of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 188,078
Posted By plissken99
So how does PQ compare between Comcast and Dish...

So how does PQ compare between Comcast and Dish network satellite? I ask because they have pretty good deals right now, TV with all the channels I need plus 105mbps internet(thanks to the new fiber...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-20-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,917
Posted By plissken99
It's true that downloads are winning because of...

It's true that downloads are winning because of convenience, and people en mass care less and less about quality.

I do believe that a gradual awakening is happening however. More and more people...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,917
Posted By plissken99
Well back in January I came across a Technics...

Well back in January I came across a Technics SL-1200 turntable in excellent condition on Craigslist for $300, the bit of research I'd done informed me how much of a steel that was, so I pulled the...
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