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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2009, 07:40 PM
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Quote:Originally Posted by SpHeRe31459...

Quote:Originally Posted by SpHeRe31459 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16664576)

So there's no way to defeat the 480i to 480p thing? I'd rather...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,327
Views: 1,006,392
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hey guys, looking for help is whether the...

hey guys, looking for help is whether the "better" scaling of the 1910 is worth the extra money vs. the 1610. Based on this thread, that seems like the element that might make one regret not doing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,275,971
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From price and fanbase, the 1909/789 seems like...

From price and fanbase, the 1909/789 seems like a kind of performance "floor" of sorts for a midrange receiver. Is there something that's lacking from the 1909 that the 1910 or the next level of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,774
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Great posts, and the same decision I'm looking...

Great posts, and the same decision I'm looking at. I had a Marantz rep bad-mouth Denon (even though they have the same parent company), but for the price, the 1909/1910 seems a great buy. I had...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-09-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
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I agree with Head, for the most part. I only...

I agree with Head, for the most part. I only have a 72" wide screen, and with my X1 Faroudja the PS2 still looks like Atari. It's not good. However, I have ZERO light in the room, so with dimmers...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-09-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
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Hey Jake. Might depend on your source. If your...

Hey Jake. Might depend on your source. If your dvd player is set to output 16:9, and the pj is set to 4:3 or 'native' (I have an X1 which is similar but not quite the same), I found I had to futz...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-21-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
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Thanks for the help fellas, the VGA switch box...

Thanks for the help fellas, the VGA switch box is what I'll go for. Wfeddern, I have multiple component going through my receiver as well (Marantz 7300), but with a progressive scan dvd (which I'll...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
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jake, I'm also looking for a new DVD (changer,...

jake, I'm also looking for a new DVD (changer, though). I had thought with the X1, you were supposed to hook up progressive through the monitor in, not the s-video. I thought the s-video uses the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2005, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
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Hi guys, wondering what X1 owners do if you want...

Hi guys, wondering what X1 owners do if you want to have both a CPU monitor and progressive DVD player hooked to your X1?

As I understand, I'm supposed to use the monitor/component adaptor from...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-01-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
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Anyone found a good way of having some kind of...

Anyone found a good way of having some kind of security cable or strap system to hold up your projector?

I've made a couple DIY mounts using particle board, and I just have this vision of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 127,693
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Hey guys, was able to get the file downloaded...

Hey guys, was able to get the file downloaded (15 hrs), but I feel like a dope. What do I do with it? I was under the impression I could play on my computer (No DVDR, just CDR). Do I need some...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
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Hey Bud, I have the Infocus X1, it's...

Hey Bud,

I have the Infocus X1, it's mounted above my head and behind about 5 feet. My remote works no matter where I point it, if that says anything. I swore it was an RF remote at first.

As...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
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If you're room is only 14x16, and you want a 96"...

If you're room is only 14x16, and you want a 96" screen, sheesh, I'd say the projector's going to be pretty close to the back wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,777
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I'm in MN, and I took permits out for electrical...

I'm in MN, and I took permits out for electrical and construction. My basement was already finished, but was a drop ceiling, carpet, and had paneled walls with NO insulation. So I just took permits...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-14-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,911
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Hey Clarence, I ended up having to go to...

Hey Clarence, I ended up having to go to Menard's and buy a "heavy duty" 3-gang box to fit my switches and wires. Home Depot by me didn't have big ones either.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-08-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,911
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Gees, why the heck was I worrying! The inspector...

Gees, why the heck was I worrying! The inspector took all of 4 minutes, tops. He looked at the outlets, commented about the one on the ceiling---When I told him it was for the projector, he started...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-07-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,911
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Fez, I'm having my electrical tomorrow...

Fez, I'm having my electrical tomorrow (Minneapolis), how did yours go?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-03-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,353
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Tweak, another thread just said that you should...

Tweak, another thread just said that you should use all-copper center coax when making Component cables (thanks to greywolf). The RG-6 I've usually bought from Home Depot or Menard's turns out to be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-02-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
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msl--I've read at least 14, if not 12 gauge if...

msl--I've read at least 14, if not 12 gauge if you can. Parts Express has a deal right now on 12 gauge---if anyone has bad experience let me know, I'm checking out soon!

Pat says you SHOULD use...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-28-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
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Thanks, guys. I've stuffed the joist spaces with...

Thanks, guys. I've stuffed the joist spaces with insulation, of course, but I have two return runs that eat up two joist spaces.

I was looking for just anything I can do to help. I have ZERO...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
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Yup, that's a great point. If you're going to...

Yup, that's a great point. If you're going to rig something temporary to mount the projector near the ceiling, you actually have to hang it upside down (buttons on the bottom).

I would actually...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
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Julia, the Infocus (and maybe most in that...

Julia, the Infocus (and maybe most in that range), doesn't shoot the picture at the middle of the screen...know what I mean? The projector either needs to be on the floor, and then it shoots the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
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Thx, Larry. That's a shame. Is all-copper hard...

Thx, Larry. That's a shame. Is all-copper hard to find? Significant price difference?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
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I read about some people painting their ductwork...

I read about some people painting their ductwork to help isolate sound... but I can't find any commercial prodcuts/sources. Any help?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
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Mick, I haven't done it, but my remodeling...

Mick, I haven't done it, but my remodeling friend has used the pink foam right against his block walls, and then stud walls against that.

He uses 2 layers to get enough R-value, so I would guess...
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