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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-24-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By steve1106
My only concern about BenQ (any projector) and...

My only concern about BenQ (any projector) and outdoor use, is having the bugs sucked into the projector. (I might be wrong, but I have always been afraid to use my DLP outside in bug seasons.) I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-24-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,989
Posted By steve1106
Don't forget the Epson HC2000 for $599 at Amazon.

Don't forget the Epson HC2000 for $599 at Amazon.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By steve1106
A projector is all about "bang for your buck" vs...

A projector is all about "bang for your buck" vs a TV. After getting a 70 inch TV and realizing I wanted bigger in order to sell the wife I went with a inexpensive DLP SVGA 800x600 projector as an...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,413
Posted By steve1106
After resisting the urge to transform a room in a...

After resisting the urge to transform a room in a temporary house, I tried a quick fix for off white walls. I put up a cheap 5x7 Garland rug ($39) Amazon in 5 minutes with the help of the wife and 9...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 225
Posted By steve1106
Well I started with the Energy 5.1 Take Classics...

Well I started with the Energy 5.1 Take Classics and a Yamaha RX375. Realized I made an Oops after a few weeks, so I went with the Infinity speakers as a "bang for the buck" upgrade and threw in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-22-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By steve1106
Yes. Go with the projector. I do 16:9 169inches...

Yes. Go with the projector. I do 16:9 169inches and movies, sports and TV are great even with the lights on and the sliding glass door open in the afternoon (sun is on the other side of the house)....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-21-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By steve1106
Try your question in the speaker section and look...

Try your question in the speaker section and look at the under $300 subwoofer posts.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By steve1106
The Epson would not work for your application if...

The Epson would not work for your application if you play a lot of games. The lag time would be the issue.

As to light output, I have 16:9 169 inches with my projector on it's lowest setting...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-20-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By steve1106
My two cents worth: I would go with a bigger...

My two cents worth: I would go with a bigger screen.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-19-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,989
Posted By steve1106
First, I'm am not saying the Epson is better than...

First, I'm am not saying the Epson is better than the BenQ, and I wouldn't touch the two Epson models you mentioned... but since I wasn't in a hurry when I bought and already had a 70 inch TV and a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-18-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,989
Posted By steve1106
I have you beat with around 2850 hours (eco) on...

I have you beat with around 2850 hours (eco) on my 2013 HC2000. Based on some of the posts above, the Epson lamp should be dead or very dim, but when I picked up a new/spare HC2000 (for $550 it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,441
Views: 3,025,845
Posted By steve1106
Addison Timlin from the movie Odd Thomas. Not...

Addison Timlin from the movie Odd Thomas. Not the best actress, but I respect her wardrobe choice.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-14-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By steve1106
I wanted to revisit this thread because while I...

I wanted to revisit this thread because while I am well satisfied with my Epson HC2000, I often second guess myself and think about jumping up to the Epson HC3000 or HC3500, but when I do the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By steve1106
Nice room and a great use of a finished room. I...

Nice room and a great use of a finished room. I like the fact that the room can function as a movie room, family room, workout room and an office/computer room while not breaking the bank.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-08-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By steve1106
Please post pictures when you get the screen/wall...

Please post pictures when you get the screen/wall painted and the projector fired up. I tried my other projector (3000 lumens/DLP) in an off white garage during Christmas at the in-laws, and it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-07-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By steve1106
My projector is about 16 feet away for a 169 inch...

My projector is about 16 feet away for a 169 inch image in an untreated room on a wall I painted per projector central for well under a $100. In the afternoon, we often open the sliding glass door...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By steve1106
Once you get your projector, you might find the...

Once you get your projector, you might find the 156 inch screen is not "way too big". :eek:
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-03-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By steve1106
I have the Logitech z623 and the sub will wake up...

I have the Logitech z623 and the sub will wake up the dead. I got mine a couple of years ago for $106 so they do go on sale.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-31-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By steve1106
[QUOTE=AV_Integrated;33106697]I'm not going to...

[QUOTE=AV_Integrated;33106697]I'm not going to argue this, because on a budget, that's a life long rule. But, I would say that if he has a quality standard and usage he is shooting for, then...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-31-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By steve1106
Just get what you can afford. Both the Benq W1070...

Just get what you can afford. Both the Benq W1070 and Epson HC2000 are great entry level projectors. Add a 120 inch Visual Apex Screen and you are right at your budget.
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   03-28-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By steve1106
You could spend more for a more for a better...

You could spend more for a more for a better projector or look at the 720p projectors and play with distance calculators. Or you could try a different spot for the screen and projector. Maybe a...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   03-27-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By steve1106
Measure the distance from where you want the...

Measure the distance from where you want the screen to where you want the projector. That will be your throw distance. Make sure you do the throw distance calculator to determine if the projector...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   03-26-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By steve1106
Well it depends on how much light you have around...

Well it depends on how much light you have around the screen. What is your throw distance (distance of the projector to the screen)? Will you be using it for front projection or rear? What size...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   03-26-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By steve1106
If you could up your funds to $549 and live in a...

If you could up your funds to $549 and live in a state with no tax on Amazon, you could get the Epson HC2000 (sale ends 3/29). Two year warranty, bright, filter (to keep bugs out), replacement lamps...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,464
Posted By steve1106
1. I have two. One with about 4 hours on it and...

1. I have two. One with about 4 hours on it and one at around 2740 hours on it. The new one is Philippines and the other is to hard to get to. After getting the new one, I was going to pull down...
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