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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-21-2013, 11:10 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by scottwin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/902604/official-epson-powerlite-home-cinema-1080-ub/3150#post_23862714)

... I have...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-19-2013, 12:59 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
The manual for our projectors doesn't specify...

The manual for our projectors doesn't specify the light output for the Low setting. In my case I used 1000/1200 so for you I used 1400/1600.

It came out to 17.1 foot-lamberts at 1400 lumens.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-18-2013, 07:38 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
Just for fun, I've been playing with some...

Just for fun, I've been playing with some numbers.


Sitting 13 feet from a 166 inch screen (144x82 inches) means you have a 50 Degree FOV.

This means you're within the THX recommended 8.6 to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-17-2013, 03:38 AM
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Posted By 50BMG
186" eh? That is a lot of real-estate. (jealous)...

186" eh? That is a lot of real-estate. (jealous)

That should allay anyone's fears about the projector being too dim for a reasonable size screen.

So, did your lady give you the "it's too big"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-16-2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
A few more words about High Contrast Gray (HCG)...

A few more words about High Contrast Gray (HCG) -

With my first projector (a Compaq) I was staying "out" a lot - the ability to take it with me to hotels and other temporary housing was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-15-2013, 06:29 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by heavy-b http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/902604/official-epson-powerlite-home-cinema-1080-ub/3120#post_23531411)

Lord_Zath,
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-15-2013, 11:14 AM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Lord_Zath http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/902604/official-epson-powerlite-home-cinema-1080-ub/3120#post_23529444)

no problem...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-31-2013, 01:59 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by exm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/902604/official-epson-powerlite-home-cinema-1080-ub/3120#post_22821427)

If a $90 lasts 1/3...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2013, 04:28 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
On this point I could have been clearer... ...

On this point I could have been clearer...
Quote:Originally Posted by A9X-308 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2013, 03:00 PM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A9X-308 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458362/length-of-speaker-wire/30#post_22977344)

What a load of rubbish. Almost all...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2013, 02:16 PM
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Views: 4,432
Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mtbdudex http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458362/length-of-speaker-wire#post_22969806)

...I'd like the definitive,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2013, 11:34 AM
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Posted By 50BMG
Additional information... How high is...

Additional information...


How high is the ceiling in this space?


The adjacent space - how large is it?

I'd like to get a sense of the volume of your spaces.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2013, 10:25 AM
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Posted By 50BMG
I'm thinking Alarm System.

I'm thinking Alarm System.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2013, 11:28 AM
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Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455799/home-theater-dynamic-range-considerations/30#post_22947027)

For dedicated...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Hearing tests from my early teens showed...

Hearing tests from my early teens showed perception to 27khz.

By the 30's that was gone, but acuity was still pretty good and the upper range was ~20k.

I doubt that now I have anything over...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2013, 10:48 AM
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Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455799/home-theater-dynamic-range-considerations/30#post_22946893)

... Certainly...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Obviously, the application of Dynamic Range...

Obviously, the application of Dynamic Range Compression would change that picture. - But I see the interactions. Another way to look at it would be that content could easily be lost below the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
I'm going to need to digest that Amir... thanks...

I'm going to need to digest that Amir... thanks for the link.

The last time I recall seeing that discussion was in a Bell Systems Technical Journal and possibly among the RIAA standards, both a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-09-2013, 06:10 PM
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Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Well, I need to get used to some new scales...

Well, I need to get used to some new scales then...

I think my THX systems calibrate 0db = 85dbSPL, doesn't it? If I recall, this happens to be the maximum allowable long term (recurrent) level...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-09-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Here's a technical question... What is the...

Here's a technical question...

What is the effect on Dynamic Range of local noise?

The HT setup I've been using is in the corner of a fairly large, below grade space. Walls and floor are...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Thanks for weighing in mtbdudex...

Thanks for weighing in mtbdudex (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455799/home-theater-dynamic-range-considerations#post_22929696). I don't feel quite so alone now....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-05-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Hey Jim... Is that new avatar form the original...

Hey Jim... Is that new avatar form the original Star Trek series "Mirror Mirror"?Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-05-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
LOL - I see you guys have been having fun...

LOL - I see you guys have been having fun without me. Thank you all, for participating.

Rather than quote everyone, I'll just try to answer the points you've all raised.

1) It's not that I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,768
Posted By 50BMG
Sorry to re-arrange your questions, but I think...

Sorry to re-arrange your questions, but I think my answers will make the most sense like this...
Quote:Originally Posted by lillemakken http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,432
Posted By 50BMG
Well, I see what you're thinking JHAz, but I'm...

Well, I see what you're thinking JHAz, but I'm not interested in going analog for 8 channels.

As far as dynamic range in the media content, my preference would be that they remain faithful to the...
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