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Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-22-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By diytheaterguy
Good questions. No, my frame doesn't touch the...

Good questions. No, my frame doesn't touch the material, except of course right at the very edges. I'd say if this is a concern, sanding the field of the frame directly behind the material down 1/8"...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-22-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,805
Posted By diytheaterguy
Screen construction pics

As promised, here are some pics of my build with the ALR.

I simply screwed in three boards to the wall with a 45 degree angle cut into the top of each to receive the other half of the French...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-15-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,805
Posted By diytheaterguy
I'd suggest calling them direct for technical...

I'd suggest calling them direct for technical information. Joe was great to work with. I can say from my observations that off axis viewing was excellent! Also, when I demoed the product at their...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-15-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,805
Posted By diytheaterguy
I completed stretching the ALR over a frame and...

I completed stretching the ALR over a frame and hung it up. Fired up the AE4000u and I was completely blown away! A stunning improvement from my previous screen, which was a painted substrate of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-13-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,805
Posted By diytheaterguy
Thanks for your input, everyone! Since I live...

Thanks for your input, everyone! Since I live close to Carl's Place, I drove to their world headquarters today and checked out all of their products before deciding to purchase Carl's Ambient Light...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-11-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,805
Posted By diytheaterguy
Light controlled room

Hello. How does this product perform in a light controlled room? Are whites true whites or dulled to a shade of grey?

I currently am shooting a Panasonic AE4000U on a painted screen which is a...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-26-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,846
Posted By diytheaterguy
Another great free option for head tracking is...

Another great free option for head tracking is http://www.free-track.net/english/ 6DOF is a bonus and works very well. The main site is in French, but the link provided is an english version. There...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-10-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Are people still having picture 'flash' issues...

Are people still having picture 'flash' issues when using a Dish Network box via HDMI with the Panny? If not, what was the answer to this problem?

Thanks much.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-27-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 58,619
Posted By diytheaterguy
Glad to help, Iron... As you know there is...

Glad to help, Iron...

As you know there is nothing perfect in this world http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/tongue.gif That being said, white and black levels are very acceptable to me...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-26-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 58,619
Posted By diytheaterguy
Very simply, if there is any ambient light I...

Very simply, if there is any ambient light I would go with some sort of gray screen. The gray should help with the absorption of the ambient light. That combined with the light cannon of a AX100,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-18-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,552
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Posted By diytheaterguy
What firmware version?

What firmware version?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-08-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 630,359
Posted By diytheaterguy
Hello all. I have been reading this thread...

Hello all.

I have been reading this thread since it started. The results have sounded great! Prior to this discovery, I went the route of a DIY painted screen. It is a superlite gray. I have...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-08-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Quote:Originally Posted by JHouse...

Quote:Originally Posted by JHouse http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I already tried that. But I guess I put a little too much funny in it, and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-07-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
I would guess I speak for many - Thank you Jaya!...

I would guess I speak for many - Thank you Jaya!

Carry on folks.... http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-07-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
It looks as of late that this thread has become...

It looks as of late that this thread has become more of a Costco buying/returning/exchanging/experiences clearinghouse. Clearly this is valued information for some people. I believe the spirit of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-07-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,675
Posted By diytheaterguy
You do have an audience! It is interesting and...

You do have an audience! It is interesting and we are awaiting your trial findings! Thanks much! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-28-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
craymond: Unlike what AW999 suggests, I would...

craymond:
Unlike what AW999 suggests, I would continue to find the source of your receiver not switching between HDMI inputs. You have the capability, so why not use it? I would suspect there might...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Agreed. No problems at all with the AX100 and...

Agreed. No problems at all with the AX100 and xBox 360 combo.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Would it make sense or be beneficial to do a...

Would it make sense or be beneficial to do a poll in regards to where the AX100 was purchased and if there is an issue with the PJ? In other words, perhaps there is a trend of where a PJ was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-09-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Just got back from having my AX100's 1.06...

Just got back from having my AX100's 1.06 firmware upgraded to 1.08. For sure it has addressed the eco mode flicker issue. So far, it has not returned! If it does, I will post at that time. I don't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-07-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
U=USA Version

U=USA Version
Forum: Screens   12-04-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 29,752
Posted By diytheaterguy
I still think the work here is worth more than...

I still think the work here is worth more than the $20.00 mentioned... http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/cool.gif
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
qwckdraw: Either Overscan until it's gone...

qwckdraw:

Either Overscan until it's gone (not preferred), or simply adjust the whole projector "up" a smidge (preferred).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,552
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Posted By diytheaterguy
To (hopefully) avoid confusion, the original...

To (hopefully) avoid confusion, the original number listed is for Panasonic - they had no idea that there was a firmware update. I was then transferred to Heartland and received the information...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 565,795
Posted By diytheaterguy
Howdy folks. I called the number listed in a...

Howdy folks. I called the number listed in a previous post regarding the firmware update and received this information:

The update has been available for about a month already! More importantly,...
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