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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jdholmes
Thanks for the advice, guys! I am not a big 3D...

Thanks for the advice, guys! I am not a big 3D watcher - it messes with my eyes.

So I will look at the Benq 2050 then - it sounds like what I am looking for. I'm sure it will be a step up from...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By jdholmes
Given all the info, would you say the Benq 2050...

Given all the info, would you say the Benq 2050 would be better or the Epson 2040?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-17-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By jdholmes
Thanks, but I don't really consider the Sony a...

Thanks, but I don't really consider the Sony a contender for my setup. If I had a dedicated room, perhaps. It's also a bit over the budget I stated.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-15-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By jdholmes
Moving the mount forward isn't a big deal...I can...

Moving the mount forward isn't a big deal...I can hide the old holes. It may actually already be very close to that, now that I have had a chance to look at it.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-14-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By jdholmes
Thanks for the great, thorough reply! Lots of...

Thanks for the great, thorough reply! Lots of good info there.


Gaming speed is important being into FPS shooters. I am currently filling a 106" screen. I haven't measured the exact distance...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-13-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By jdholmes
New entry level or old mid level?

I'm getting ready to upgrade after several years of using an Epson Powerlite Pro Cinema 1080.

I've put thousands of hours on the Epson and thoroughly enjoyed it - my first projector. I use it for...
Forum: Screens   05-13-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By jdholmes
Wow - very helpful! Thanks! :) I would guess...

Wow - very helpful! Thanks! :) I would guess you are right by looking at those samples.

My current theater setup is the rec area at the top of our stairs. It is non-dedicated. The windows...
Forum: Screens   05-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By jdholmes
Unfortunately it is not a high power screen - I...

Unfortunately it is not a high power screen - I wish.

This is more silver. Not sure which it is...it does have a little reflectivity as you can see in the close up.
Forum: Screens   05-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By jdholmes
Here is a quick shot.

Here is a quick shot.
Forum: Screens   05-12-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By jdholmes
Thanks for the advise. I went ahead and...

Thanks for the advise.

I went ahead and picked it up. It is a da-lite contour 106" fixed screen.

I think I got a steal. The guy had picked it up at a yardsale so he had no ties to its...
Forum: Screens   05-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By jdholmes
What should I look for in a used screen?

I have an opportunity to get a steal on a da-lite screen. The guy says that there are no blemishes or flaws but it has been stored for a while. Is that an issue? Is there anything I should look for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-24-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 497,033
Posted By jdholmes
Thanks for the post regarding replacement lamp...

Thanks for the post regarding replacement lamp modules - I would have been very hesitant without the reviews of you folks. FYI - right now they are at $57 + shipping. Great deal. I will pick up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-03-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Quote:Originally Posted by xzener...

Quote:Originally Posted by xzener http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19591661)

Why not center the screen, and build soffit around the room, keeping...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-03-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Of course I had to turn the projector on! I had...

Of course I had to turn the projector on! I had to test it!

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

Just pushed pause off a netflix stream via my PS3 and clicked a couple pics....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-03-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Progress shots so far! Still going - talk about...

Progress shots so far! Still going - talk about a different feel in that room though!

I did take your advice, Big, and mixed a bit of the grey into the brown - just a little. I don't know that it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-01-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
That's not a bad idea, Big. How much of the...

That's not a bad idea, Big. How much of the other color is generally good to mix in?

The biggest question here, really, is color placement...side and back walls in the brown or just the bottom...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-30-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Well, I decided to do the blue/grey for the...

Well, I decided to do the blue/grey for the ceiling...not sure yet if I should do the whole front wall in it and the rest of the walls in the tan or just do half way down in the blue/grey all the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-30-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Suggestions needed on this: I'm posting the...

Suggestions needed on this:

I'm posting the two colors I'm working with.

What I was thinking was using one for the ceiling and top part of the walls, and one for the bottom part.

I'm just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-30-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Haha, true story. I like cramming. The last push...

Haha, true story. I like cramming. The last push I made to finish my family room a couple years ago was from 4 PM on Sunday to 10 PM Monday - gotta love it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-30-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Thanks, but in our market it's worth the little...

Thanks, but in our market it's worth the little bit of extra effort.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-30-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By jdholmes
Well, it's finally time to move the theatre to...

Well, it's finally time to move the theatre to the basement. Why the sudden motivation, you ask? We're selling our house. Go figure.

We're uprooting and moving from Eastern Canada down to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-23-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 497,033
Posted By jdholmes
Just a bump...I'm really curious to get an...

Just a bump...I'm really curious to get an outside opinion on my investment. I feel that I got a decent price by the reviews - Got a used one for $700...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-21-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 193,785
Posted By jdholmes
I just scored a used unit for $700. Good deal?...

I just scored a used unit for $700. Good deal? My first projector!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-21-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 497,033
Posted By jdholmes
Is $700 a good deal on a non UB model? Has less...

Is $700 a good deal on a non UB model? Has less than 400 hours on the bulb.

Thanks guys!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By jdholmes
What is the claim of oil based primer? How is it...

What is the claim of oil based primer? How is it supposed to make a difference?
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