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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-21-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By steve1106
The Vizo 5.1 54 inch sound bar at $445 lets you...

The Vizo 5.1 54 inch sound bar at $445 lets you stream from your phone or device. This would leave you $2000 for a TV.

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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-21-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By steve1106
What are you going for a 3.1, 5.1 or 7.1 system? ...

What are you going for a 3.1, 5.1 or 7.1 system? Do you want the speakers to be out of reach or would floor standing speakers work? Do you want a system that has components that are easy and cheap...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By steve1106
Sell the Energy speakers, but not to a friend. I...

Sell the Energy speakers, but not to a friend. I have a 5.1 set in the closet that I used for about three months. I went about as cheap as you can go with Infinity speakers (P163s, P153s and PC251)...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By steve1106
In this forum, the BenQ won a long time ago. As...

In this forum, the BenQ won a long time ago. As a happy Epson owner, I might not completely agree with outcome because I think both projectors have good and bad points, but they are both cheap, so...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By steve1106
Great idea. I like the bring your own chair part.

Great idea. I like the bring your own chair part.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By steve1106
Go with the 135 inch screen and check out the...

Go with the 135 inch screen and check out the review on http://www.projectorreviews.com/benq/benq-w1070-home-theater-review/ .
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By steve1106
Since I will probably be the only one to defend...

Since I will probably be the only one to defend the Epson HC2030 on this forum, here I go swimming upstream once again:


I read the reviews as well at projectorreviews.com and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By steve1106
Right now, I am on the "media" side of this hobby...

Right now, I am on the "media" side of this hobby since all I did was hang a projector, paint a wall and get inexpensive 5.2 sound, so for me the little (or big) things (wall/carpet color and sound...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By steve1106
A picture of the space you want to put the TV or...

A picture of the space you want to put the TV or screen might help, but I say go for the projector for a faction of the cost of the TV. I started with a 70inch Sharp TV and I really started kicking...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,742
Posted By steve1106
First, I like your basement and the foot in the...

First, I like your basement and the foot in the paint brings back memories.

Second, it has been a year since you posted here. Any updates/additions? Any issues with the Epson?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By steve1106
I have a BIC F12 for the front sub and a Polk sub...

I have a BIC F12 for the front sub and a Polk sub (cheap $89) for the rear. You can find much better subs for just a little more.

Here is what I now have: 5.2 with P363 for fronts, PC251...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By steve1106
Here is the info on the P153 ...

Here is the info on the P153 http://www.amazon.com/Infinity-P153-Primus-Bookshelf-Satellite/dp/B004649W1Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1415892103&sr=8-1&keywords=infinity+p153 .

Or it's big brother:...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By steve1106
Go big. :cool: We jumped from a 70inch TV, to a...

Go big. :cool: We jumped from a 70inch TV, to a 92 inch screen, to 120, to 150 and now 169 inches. All seemed large at first, but over time...not so much. We sit back 14 to 16 feet for 2D and move...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-12-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By steve1106
First off, the guys who install home theaters for...

First off, the guys who install home theaters for a living are right, but for a newbie like myself, baby steps work.

Why not pick out the projector you want and set it up on a small table. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By steve1106
[QUOTE=vaRAVENS;28903242]I like those infinity's,...

[QUOTE=vaRAVENS;28903242]I like those infinity's, are they full range speakers? I'm assuming a receiver should sense that they are full range? Like I said this isn't my field of expertise, so I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-10-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By steve1106
I have a off white walls/bright carpet, and we...

I have a off white walls/bright carpet, and we enjoy having a projector. If you keep the walls white, make sure you look for a projector that doesn't have a light leakage issue around the vent. On...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-09-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By steve1106
After reading the great reviews and buying the...

After reading the great reviews and buying the Energy 5.1 Take Classic speakers, I am not a fan. I really believe you are better off buying other speakers even if you have to use a cheap $89 Polk...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-08-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,215
Posted By steve1106
Black walls would look much better than wood...

Black walls would look much better than wood walls in a house which is probably on several acres or on a lake. Rip out wood which would cost thousands to replace for $500 walls. Really??? I notice...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-06-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By steve1106
I say go for a projector and you can always use a...

I say go for a projector and you can always use a good wall for your screen. The photo is of a 800x600 SVGA ViewSonic PJD5134 which runs $349 in the U.S. verses my Sharp 70 inch. You get so much...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 705
Posted By steve1106
Oops. I should never type after midnight and I...

Oops. I should never type after midnight and I deleted most of the post. Also, I will return my BA in English (go UAB).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 705
Posted By steve1106
I was only offering a my opinion. I think...

I was only offering a my opinion. I think http://www.projectorcentral.com/best_projectors_under_$1000.htm sums it up. I fall under the use it as a TV consumer.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 705
Posted By steve1106
While the BenQ W1070 is a great projector, I have...

While the BenQ W1070 is a great projector, I have to speak for Epson HC2000 owners. Let's see, cost $699, replacement lamps $99 and no light leakage around the vent or rainbows. Next stop on my...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,471
Posted By steve1106
Thank you for your post. I too have the Epson...

Thank you for your post. I too have the Epson HC2000 which we love...but I wanted the better contrast and flexibility of the HC3000 series. The lack of a 3.5 mm headphone jack is a concern since...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-01-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,718
Posted By steve1106
Another successful "projector" Halloween with...

Another successful "projector" Halloween with right at 150 kids (we had 100 bags and they were gone within 45 minutes so we had to break out the backup candy) a new record. The ATMOSFear Ghostly...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By steve1106
First, enjoy and Second, it is a about $60 to...

First, enjoy and Second, it is a about $60 to paint the wall with http://www.projectorcentral.com/paint_perfect_screen_$100.htm . Then you can live with the image size for a while and adjust up or...
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