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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-23-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,771
Posted By SimpleTheater
I've seen them both and would go with the Sony -...

I've seen them both and would go with the Sony - except the vertical shift isn't enough and I'm worried about the 20' distance from my screen screwing up the IR 3D, thus adding $200 for an RF unit. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-17-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,771
Posted By SimpleTheater
I spent months wrestling with this issue and have...

I spent months wrestling with this issue and have come to the conclusion to simply wait. I was offered an amazing discount on the Sony, during the sale period, but the vertical shift just wasn't...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32,212
Views: 2,946,040
Posted By SimpleTheater
From chatter I've seen around the web, everything...

From chatter I've seen around the web, everything Paradigm has been suffering from quality control. Check everything over, and use eagle eyes on the finish.
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32,212
Views: 2,946,040
Posted By SimpleTheater
I first bought Studio 20's (roughly five years...

I first bought Studio 20's (roughly five years ago) and the list price was $900/pair - today they want $1,500 pair. No amount of inflation in that time period, or strength of the Canadian dollar...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 28,687
Posted By SimpleTheater
3D

Anyone have the 40ES more than 5 meters from the screen who can also comment on 3D performance. I won't be able to get this closer than 6 meters. My dealer is offering me an outstanding price, but...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 252,927
Posted By SimpleTheater
So it can be position from 12.6" above the screen...

So it can be position from 12.6" above the screen (since the center line is 30" + 42.6"). Correct?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 252,927
Posted By SimpleTheater
Vertical Shift

I'm trying to check my math before buying either the Sony HW40es or the Epson 6030.

The documentation states...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By SimpleTheater
My first receiver was a Technics! Cost about...

My first receiver was a Technics! Cost about $300.
Forum: Front Projector   11-07-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By SimpleTheater
Optoma HD81

I'm ready to part ways with my Optoma HD81. The family is really excited to do 3D.

Everything is in perfect working order. New lamp has about 400 hours on it (new as in its not the original). I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-07-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4,828
Views: 525,148
Posted By SimpleTheater
I could sell you my HD81. Everything is working...

I could sell you my HD81. Everything is working fine.
Forum: Audio Gear   10-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By SimpleTheater
PSB Sub 9

Five years old, mint condition, black.

Asking $750. New $1,799

Original box and documentation included.

Can ship to lower 48 states.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,828
Views: 525,148
Posted By SimpleTheater
Stupid thing to check is the HDMI and serial...

Stupid thing to check is the HDMI and serial cables. If they aren't making a perfect connection they will cause the projector to shut down. Worst case scenario, I could sell you mine as I just fell...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-23-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 178,492
Posted By SimpleTheater
It took me a few months to save up for a...

It took me a few months to save up for a Connect:Amp for my garage. All I did was not take the family out to dinner once a month for three months. It always amazes me when my friends see my SONOS...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
HOLD down <ALT> then press 0 1 6 2 Just my...

HOLD down <ALT> then press 0 1 6 2

Just my 2¢ :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
One area that is sometimes over looked with AVR's...

One area that is sometimes over looked with AVR's is power rating vs reality. My local Anthem dealer helped convince me that a company's reputation carries some merit. They have this link on their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
I think the piece you're missing is that while I...

I think the piece you're missing is that while I and others don't agree their are sound differences between amps and bluray players, that we see no value in an OPPO versus some $39 WalMart special.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 178,492
Posted By SimpleTheater
I'll admit I'm confused. Not clear from the link...

I'll admit I'm confused. Not clear from the link what the issue is, since I stream music. Please clarify.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
Take a look at the new Anthem recievers. made in...

Take a look at the new Anthem recievers. made in China.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
I heard a difference. Not from the sound output,...

I heard a difference. Not from the sound output, but the player itself. My neighbor just bought a WalMart special $59 BluRay player and he forgot to buy an HDMI cable. I brought over an extra one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
He's just trolling. He doesn't have the...

He's just trolling. He doesn't have the equipment he says, as most people with money don't act like children. Seriously, a Krell amp hooked up to $120 speakers? I put my money into an acoustically...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
There are two possibilities. One, the...

There are two possibilities. One, the differences between the two are measurable but inaudible. This is usually the situation as extremely sensitive equipment can detect differences even dogs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
Multiple blind studies have been conducted. ...

Multiple blind studies have been conducted.

http://www.nousaine.com/pdfs/To%20Tweak%20or%20Not.pdf
So what does all of this mean? Well, from past research we know that amplifiers, cables and CD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
First, thank your lucky stars you were convinced...

First, thank your lucky stars you were convinced to go Emotiva rather than Krell. Second, realize that most people truly believe they hear a difference. They are told a $3000 amp is better, they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
This website has some nice links to past testing:...

This website has some nice links to past testing:
http://www.roger-russell.com/truth/truth.htm

Everyone should be familiar with the 1987 Stereo Review test of a cheap $220 Pioneer receiver versus...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,618
Posted By SimpleTheater
There is only one good reason to go with...

There is only one good reason to go with separates - actually I will argue there is only one good reason to get a separate amplifier, no good reason to go with a separate pre-amp. That reason is...
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