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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-10-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By conanb
Tips from Pureland Supply on how to increase...

Tips from Pureland Supply on how to increase Projector Lamp life

1. Handle the Projector Lamp with gloves. Oils and deposits from hands and fingers can cause
hot spots on the Projector Bulb,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
The HW10 and later models have greatly improved...

The HW10 and later models have greatly improved bulb life by taking more time to turn on, gradually warming up the bulb, and taking more time to cool down the bulb when turned off. But bulb life is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
I have read of the "unplugging" cure. Make sure...

I have read of the "unplugging" cure. Make sure your son knows that any display using a bulb should not be turned on or off within at least a half hour of each event.

Did the unplugging change...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
Talk to Sony, and get a refund if the bulb is...

Talk to Sony, and get a refund if the bulb is still under the 90 day warranty period.
I buy a new Sony bulb when my current bulb reaches about 2200 hours, and install it immediately to make sure it...
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,206
Views: 890,274
Posted By conanb
Check out "overtone acoustics" wall...

Check out "overtone acoustics" wall treatments.
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9,206
Views: 890,274
Posted By conanb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SCompRacer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/939744/the-official-salk-sound-owners-and-discussion-thread/9090#post_24299346)
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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,027
Posted By conanb
I would like to join in. Richard ...

I would like to join in.


Richard

Sugar Land
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 1,574
Posted By conanb
I have just been referred to this thread. I have...

I have just been referred to this thread. I have hosted a group like this when HDTV first became available. I belong to an active Houston Audio Society which meets most months.

SARA Appliances...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,024
Posted By conanb
Maybe CR has updated their testing...

Maybe CR has updated their testing methodologies, but according his presentations on the last Home Theater Cruise, Joe Kane was very crtical of Consumer's Reports inadequate and inaccurate TV...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9,206
Views: 890,274
Posted By conanb
Has anyone in this group had a custom "Salk...

Has anyone in this group had a custom "Salk Sound" sign made for their room?

Like:
...
Forum: Home Automation   09-19-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,607
Posted By conanb
I have not come up with a configuration yet. ...

I have not come up with a configuration yet.

I just want to be able to tilt the vertical blinds, which would involve pulling/pushing/rotating the chain that does not require much effort.
The...
Forum: Home Automation   09-18-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,607
Posted By conanb
Check out Lego power function modules on...

Check out Lego power function modules on www.ebay.com (http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?campid=5337411019&toolid=10001&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2F) and www.lego.com...
Forum: Home Automation   09-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,607
Posted By conanb
I am trying to figure out if I can build an IR...

I am trying to figure out if I can build an IR controlled mechanism using Lego Power Function components to pull the existing chain that controls the tilt of my vertical blinds.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 143,246
Posted By conanb
The review is technically weak, but the amp...

The review is technically weak, but the amp really delivers the train wreck scene in the Super 8 movie.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 143,246
Posted By conanb
I'm going to take credit where credit is not...

I'm going to take credit where credit is not due... but I have been bugging Dennis for months to change the "drawings" on the website to pictures. It definitely looks 1000% better now. Producing...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-16-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By conanb
We used to meet. Last time was 4 years ago...

We used to meet.

Last time was 4 years ago when members came over the checkout my new projector.

I still occasionally post to:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Houstonhometheater

Feel...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 19,323
Posted By conanb
There is no comparison between the construction...

There is no comparison between the construction and marketing of the Lexicaon/Oppo unit, and the D-Sonic amplifiers.

Obviously you have never seen and hear a D-Sonic amp, nor read the reviews...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-12-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,542
Posted By conanb
I miss seeing the guys and a few spouses who...

I miss seeing the guys and a few spouses who used to meet a few times a year in the Houston area. Back when HDTV was beginning and the technology was new, improving and and stubbornly going down in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 143,246
Posted By conanb
The D-Sonic amps now uses power modules that...

The D-Sonic amps now uses power modules that sounds superior to the ICE power modules.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-27-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
I have that the key is to unplug the projector...

I have that the key is to unplug the projector for at least 5 minutes.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-22-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
Can anyone tell me how to make the projector...

Can anyone tell me how to make the projector continue to use bulbs that have reached the 3,000 hour cutoff limit?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-16-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
How many hours left on the original sony bulb?

How many hours left on the original sony bulb?
Forum: Speakers   04-04-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 19,323
Posted By conanb
D-SONIC amps are wonderful mates for the Revels....

D-SONIC amps are wonderful mates for the Revels. Powerful, clean, cool, quiet and fault tolerant, check the specs and reviews at www.d-sonic.net (http://www.d-sonic.net)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 143,124
Posted By conanb
I've been enjoying mine for years now... with...

I've been enjoying mine for years now... with really long bulb life.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-02-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,389
Posted By conanb
I recently watch Skyfall on Directv on demand....

I recently watch Skyfall on Directv on demand. The video was good, but I suspect that the audio is inferior to the bluray version.

I like renting a blu-ray movie through Netflix before making a...
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