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Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-08-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By techtre2003
Mine came folded and I was a little worried when...

Mine came folded and I was a little worried when I laid it out with all the lines it had in it. But once you give it any kind of stretch at all the wrinkles come right out. This stuff is SUPER easy...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By techtre2003
I'm working on my room right now. For my...

I'm working on my room right now. For my outlets/switches, I just took a can of Great Stuff foam and sprayed a nice thick coating on and around the boxes. I did several boxes with one can and I think...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By techtre2003
I had an 8350 and always had it in Cinema or...

I had an 8350 and always had it in Cinema or Living Room mode. I never noticed any lag whatsoever when gaming; even in FPSs.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By techtre2003
Those screen shots look pretty nice to me! The...

Those screen shots look pretty nice to me! The 8000 is on my short list for when I upgrade but I was worried it wouldn't be enough for a 140" 2.35:1 spandex AT screen. Seeing this makes me think I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,351
Posted By techtre2003
Save a few bucks and go with an Epson 8345. From...

Save a few bucks and go with an Epson 8345. From everything I've read it's identical to the 8350, just a little cheaper.
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   09-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,638
Posted By techtre2003
Agreed. I bought a 55" Samsung 3-D when they...

Agreed. I bought a 55" Samsung 3-D when they first came out and returned it after a week; 3-D that small didn't do anything for me. Soon after that I picked up a cheap Optoma 3-D DLP projector to go...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-30-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By techtre2003
No problem. Once you get started you'll get it...

No problem. Once you get started you'll get it all figured out. I was worried about the first screen I did but it was pretty easy and turned out great.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-30-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By techtre2003
I just used regular silver brads about every...

I just used regular silver brads about every 18"s. I put mine a little further to the outside but that's because I was using a moulding that tapered down so the thicker part was to the outside. If...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By techtre2003
1. I just used a brad nailer to attach my border...

1. I just used a brad nailer to attach my border to the screen frame. Brads weren't visible and it worked well. As far as making the border bigger, that's how I did mine. My border was 2" moulding so...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-03-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By techtre2003
I'm not sure if it's still available, but there...

I'm not sure if it's still available, but there is a JVC RS1 posted for sale in the classifieds for $500. Comes with a spare bulb and mount. I've never seen one myself but I'd have to think it would...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By techtre2003
With 93" wide you could do a borderless 16:9...

With 93" wide you could do a borderless 16:9 screen at 106". If you want a border, you'd be looking for a 100" screen. What I was suggesting is that you go with a 2.35:1 screen and actually place it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By techtre2003
We have a couple of 4000 lumens BenQ units in our...

We have a couple of 4000 lumens BenQ units in our conference rooms. Picture is good but I wish I went a little brighter. At 6000 lumens this thing is a light canon (and has over twice the lumen...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By techtre2003
Keep the built ins like they are and just stick a...

Keep the built ins like they are and just stick a 2.35:1 A/T screen up there. Use the built ins for speakers. Looks like the perfect setup for this!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 56,016
Posted By techtre2003
At least they don't have a $6000 MSRP, but I...

At least they don't have a $6000 MSRP, but I think at the time we paid around $600 for the projector. The comparable model they have now is $200. I couldn't even dump ours on ebay for $50. Our...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 56,016
Posted By techtre2003
Years ago our Marketing Manager somehow ended up...

Years ago our Marketing Manager somehow ended up buying a Favi projector and screen off the internet. Obviously, being a "toy" projector it didn't work for a conference room so I ended up taking it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,325
Posted By techtre2003
The company I work for used to do that. We sold...

The company I work for used to do that. We sold that division of our business off a few years ago to Pac-Van. http://www.pacvan.com
These guys are in Indianapolis IN so I know that probably doesn't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By techtre2003
You make some goods points, definitely something...

You make some goods points, definitely something to think about. Thanks!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By techtre2003
rekbones, I was looking at used JVC projectors...

rekbones,
I was looking at used JVC projectors recently for myself but they all seem to be low on the lumens spec. How would one of these compare in a "real world" application compared to something...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By techtre2003
Have you looked at the Panasonic PT-AE8000U?...

Have you looked at the Panasonic PT-AE8000U? It's on sale right now at Projector People for $1900 after rebate.
That would also be a good option if you wanted to try a 2.35:1 screen on that nice...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By techtre2003
You could use one of these with an extension...

You could use one of these with an extension column: http://www.chiefmfg.com/Products/CPA395
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,790
Posted By techtre2003
Go for it! It's a "Highly Rated" projector at...

Go for it!
It's a "Highly Rated" projector at Projector Central, if you haven't read that review check it out: http://www.projectorcentral.com/acer_h5370bd_3d_home_video_projector_review.htm
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By techtre2003
I was worried about the same thing when we moved...

I was worried about the same thing when we moved to our new house. My screen is probably right about 24" from the ground and I like it better than my previous screen which was probably closer to 36"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-08-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,790
Posted By techtre2003
I think that Optoma GT720 that's linked would be...

I think that Optoma GT720 that's linked would be a great fit for you.
I had a Optoma Pro 350W that has pretty similar specs and I loved it. I was using it on a 110" screen (made with a $40 material...
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By techtre2003
Trying to decide between 3 BIC models but they...

Trying to decide between 3 BIC models but they all seem pretty similar to me. Would any of these be any better than the others?
These will be going behind an AT screen and will be used 100% for...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 31,325
Posted By techtre2003
Thanks for the contest, very cool!

Thanks for the contest, very cool!
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