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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 67,759
Posted By nomad139
Thanks for the feedback on this thread. I ended...

Thanks for the feedback on this thread. I ended up getting the Viewsonic Pro8200 that I was able to pick up 'nearly new' & I REALLY like it!
It throws a great picture, and is definitely brighter...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 67,759
Posted By nomad139
So, I am back in the market for a low-cost...

So, I am back in the market for a low-cost projector. As with most people, trying to get the biggest bang for the buck.

I have a darkened area in my basement - no windows and completely...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-21-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By nomad139
Hit-Girl was definitely the one that jumped out...

Hit-Girl was definitely the one that jumped out when I first thought about it.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-27-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 25,154
Posted By nomad139
Okay, maybe I'm the only one, since I have zero...

Okay, maybe I'm the only one, since I have zero background on anything about this movie... Every time I see the title, I think of the Noah Wyle character from the television show ER. It just makes...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By nomad139
The general consensus is that you get what you...

The general consensus is that you get what you pay for when it comes to lamps.

I have bought a cheapo lamp in the past and won't do it again, but I have also bought an OEM bulb in non-OEM housing...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-05-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By nomad139
Good food for thought here! Now I just need to...

Good food for thought here! Now I just need to figure out what I am going to do...

Nice to have so many good options at or under $1K.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-05-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By nomad139
Once again, thanks for the diverse opinions! You...

Once again, thanks for the diverse opinions! You guys are great.

My biggest fear is stephrich1's experience, so maybe I need to proceed with a new PJ. Both my projectors have been DLP units (the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-05-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By nomad139
Thanks for the replies. I am leaning toward...

Thanks for the replies. I am leaning toward keeping what I have, but I would love to hear from a few more folks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By nomad139
I originally posted this in another thread, but...

I originally posted this in another thread, but thought I'd post my own question...

I am struggling with replacing the bulb vs. upgrading to a newer 720p model.

The DT-500 has been great for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By nomad139
Not to hijack the thread, but I just had the...

Not to hijack the thread, but I just had the bulb go on my Sharp DT-500. So sad...

I am struggling with replacing the bulb vs. upgrading to a newer 720p model. I know the DT-500 has been great...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-17-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By nomad139
Well said! People can spend more and get...

Well said!

People can spend more and get more, but you really can spend just a few hundred dollars and get an awesome home theater.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-06-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By nomad139
I just looked through my manual and didn't see...

I just looked through my manual and didn't see it mentioned at all, sorry to say it looks like the answer is no.

It's such a great PJ, I'm sure you will find somebody for it if that's a deal...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-15-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By nomad139
dasmantle - In case there was any doubt, the...

dasmantle - In case there was any doubt, the Wired XGA LCD Projector is not an appropriate recommendation for what you are looking for in a dedicated theater room projector.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-10-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By nomad139
This may be a good place to start then:...

This may be a good place to start then: http://www.projectorreviews.com/

Art (the guy who runs the site) has several links on his main page that describe several technologies and terms used. I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-30-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By nomad139
If you want something new, take a look at the...

If you want something new, take a look at the posts for the ACER H5360. It should work well. There are others to choose from, like the Epson 705HD, if you need lens shift to make the projector fit...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-25-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By nomad139
Do a search on some of the recent threads and...

Do a search on some of the recent threads and you will see multiple suggestions. In addition to the Epson, a leading candidate is the Acer H5360, which you can buy for under $500. Good luck!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-25-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By nomad139
Doing HD and being HD projector are not the same...

Doing HD and being HD projector are not the same thing... Of the projectors you listed, only the Epson projects an HD image. The others may accept an HD signal, but they do not produce HD output.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-14-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By nomad139
There are MANY overpriced PJs on fleabay, but...

There are MANY overpriced PJs on fleabay, but there are also some that are more based in reality. These two are completed, but are examples of what I'm talking about:
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-23-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,938
Posted By nomad139
Quote:Originally Posted by KimoProjector...

Quote:Originally Posted by KimoProjector http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20988321)

I have added couple photos samples of the projected video on...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-24-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By nomad139
I like my FG very much. Also, here is another...

I like my FG very much. Also, here is another thread on the topic:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1298114
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-24-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By nomad139
Try this: ...

Try this:

http://www.projectorcentral.com/Epso...ulator-pro.htm (http://www.projectorcentral.com/Epson-PowerLite_Home_Cinema_720-projection-calculator-pro.htm)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-29-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By nomad139
I wasn't aware that they sold equipment. I...

I wasn't aware that they sold equipment. I thought they had partner sites that sold equipment and they provided the info to help make an educated purchase.

What is it that you are looking to nuy?...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-11-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 30,330
Posted By nomad139
futurecode - Those are some really great pics!...

futurecode - Those are some really great pics! Well done. Nice to see a good variety of shots taken! Thanks!! Ron Burgandy lives...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-12-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By nomad139
What do you want to buy? Generally...

What do you want to buy?

Generally speaking, this is a great time to buy. Lots of quality PJs out there from the current crop and prior generation at discounts. Do you already have something in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-06-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,207
Posted By nomad139
In all, I've probably been to about 100 concerts...

In all, I've probably been to about 100 concerts over the past 35+ years, counting America as my first concert when I was around 10, up to finally seeing Metallica last year.

Along the way, I'd...
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