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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By usualsuspects
Advice for a 7.1 receiver - do any of them work?

So my Pioneer 7.1 receiver is giving the dreaded UE22 error and I am looking for a replacement receiver. Don't need anything fancy, just a few requirements: 7.1 (obviously), needs to work with just a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By usualsuspects
Been using lamps (bulb+cage) from...

Been using lamps (bulb+cage) from purelandsupply.com, replaced a Epson 5030 OEM bulb with a PLS one about 1200 hours ago, same performance as OEM. I am convinced at this point that PLS is the place...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,711
Posted By usualsuspects
purelandsupply.com is where I get my replacement...

purelandsupply.com is where I get my replacement bulbs from. I did a lot of research on replacement bulbs - what ones were good, what ones were junk and why. Short version is: OEM bulb in 3rd party...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-15-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By usualsuspects
So I kept the 5030 around for a while to just to...

So I kept the 5030 around for a while to just to see what would happen, and because I am lazy. It got ANOTHER dust blob, smaller than the first one but still noticeable on dark scenes. Thinking of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By usualsuspects
Just found this link: ...

Just found this link:

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r28301671-DTA-HD-DTA-s-are-here-in-Springfield-IL-a-review

Looks like "AUTO" may not be good, depends on your DTA - can you give the ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Yep, file should be: EPSONPJ_t3111.bin - just...

Yep, file should be: EPSONPJ_t3111.bin - just make sure you follow the instructions exactly. It is not difficult or time-consuming, but there are quite a few steps, don't skip any steps and follow...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By usualsuspects
It is going to be a matter of opinion on what...

It is going to be a matter of opinion on what device is "better". Video processing is not an exact science and every device is essentially unique. You have to try each one and see what you like best....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
The European firmware release was a zip file with...

The European firmware release was a zip file with the bin and instructions in a pdf inside the zip. The us release download is just the bin file (not zipped). Make sure your OS is showing file...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Depends :) Like a "professional" anything, there...

Depends :) Like a "professional" anything, there are a wide range of people with varying experience and different equipment and methodologies on how they do calibrations. There are some very...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
For $250 you can get an i1 displaypro and do your...

For $250 you can get an i1 displaypro and do your own calibrations whenever you want with HCFR (free software). It does require learning about how calibrations are done and the ins and outs of HCFR.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,459
Posted By usualsuspects
Yep, it kept all my settings, but I would take...

Yep, it kept all my settings, but I would take pics of all the settings screens before update.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Might want to wait a while and see if people...

Might want to wait a while and see if people start reporting things like "image is way off after firmware update" or something like that. I did not notice any obvious changes to the image after...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Can't really say at this point. Supposedly all...

Can't really say at this point. Supposedly all this firmware update does is change the way superresolution works. All my settings were intact after the update, but it would be prudent to take pics of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,459
Posted By usualsuspects
New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's: ...

New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's:

epson.com/detailenhancement (U.S.) or
epson.ca/detailenhancement (Canada)

Version shown on my 5030 (US) is now V111 - was V102.

Pretty easy to do...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's: ...

New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's:

epson.com/detailenhancement (U.S.) or
epson.ca/detailenhancement (Canada)

Version shown on my 5030 (US) is now V111 - was V102.

Pretty easy to do...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 51,846
Posted By usualsuspects
New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's: ...

New firmware for us/ca 4030/5030/6030's:

epson.com/detailenhancement (U.S.) or
epson.ca/detailenhancement (Canada)

Version shown on my 5030 (US) is now V111 - was V102.

Pretty easy to do...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By usualsuspects
Done - ordering a Sony HW55ES

Done - ordering a Sony HW55ES
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
I will be getting a Sony HW55ES in here in a...

I will be getting a Sony HW55ES in here in a couple of weeks, but will do the firmware update on the Epson and an updated set of shots on what the fast mode looks like on the new firmware. If anybody...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
The Sony sxrd units are better in a number of...

The Sony sxrd units are better in a number of ways, outlined by me here:
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By usualsuspects
I did not intend for my posting to be a rant, I...

I did not intend for my posting to be a rant, I just wanted to tell people about my experience with this projector and exactly what problems I had with it, started typing, and that is what came out....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-07-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By usualsuspects
I bought an Epson 5030 and regret it, should have got a Sony

I bought an Epson 5030 in April of this year, it now has 1400 hours on the bulb. This is the 4th projector I have owned. I have had these Pj's (in order): Panasonic 900U, Sony VW50, Sony VW60 and now...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2,756
Views: 189,811
Posted By usualsuspects
check out various velveteen's. Generally cheaper...

check out various velveteen's. Generally cheaper than velvet and the same thing from a construction of the cloth standpoint. You do have to pick and choose among them, some have an obvious sheen and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-30-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Failure to start was exactly the problem that a...

Failure to start was exactly the problem that a new firmware fixed (PJ was dead - would not start) according to the link provided by drhankz above. If they fixed it in the 5010, they must know at...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-29-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Well, that is pretty interesting. Apparently...

Well, that is pretty interesting. Apparently Epson has different versions of the firmware out there installed on Pj's, just not on the download pages for the various projectors. Actually this makes...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,901
Views: 471,202
Posted By usualsuspects
Would be nice. There are no release notes in the...

Would be nice. There are no release notes in the European (9200) firmware download, just a zip file with a firmware update bin and a pdf on how to load it.
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