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Forum: Screens   02-22-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 127
Posted By b curry
Sorry to hear of your ongoing problems. I was...

Sorry to hear of your ongoing problems. I was never impressed with the tension rod mounting system as used by Grandview/Monoprice, but that's neither here nor there. It sounds like the fabric yield...
Forum: Screens   02-21-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 338,048
Posted By b curry
If I were you I'd give Stewart a call direct and...

If I were you I'd give Stewart a call direct and ask your questions. They have sales engineers available to help with a selection and answer questions. The Stewart Gray screens, especially the...
Forum: Screens   02-17-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By b curry
I have a Visual Apex ProjectoScreen 144" that we...

I have a Visual Apex ProjectoScreen 144" that we use in the backyard. The Visual Apex and the Elite Yardmaster 2 are more or less the same screen. I went with the VApex as they offered the larger...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   02-16-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By b curry
Here's a link from the backyardtheater.com site...

Here's a link from the backyardtheater.com site where the poster shares the pro's/con's of a plywood screen and his experience over a 12 year time period.
...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   02-13-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By b curry
While I understand where you're going... For the...

While I understand where you're going... For the initial cost and consideration of the ongoing maintenance, I would buy a Finished Edge Blackout Cloth Screen from Carl's or maybe one of the Flexi...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-01-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 958
Posted By b curry
Thanks very much. I have a good...

Thanks very much.

I have a good understanding of Ambient Light Rejecting screens and I understand gain and how the two interact. My question was and still is, I don't understand what you mean by...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 958
Posted By b curry
I don't know exactly, maybe wordsmithing, but...

I don't know exactly, maybe wordsmithing, but this seems to be more or less what I said. I agree that depending on the equipment, you maybe able to calibrate and adjust for anomalies to a point. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 958
Posted By b curry
I would agree as I've never seen one either. ...

I would agree as I've never seen one either. However, the Stewart GrayMatte 70 comes very close reaching full lambertian at half gain.



I guess we will disagree.

I'm not talking about...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 958
Posted By b curry
Yes, that's what I'm saying. No question, a...

Yes, that's what I'm saying.

No question, a gray screen can help with black levels, contrast, the rejection of ambient light and can give you a very viewable image in a bright room with the right...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 958
Posted By b curry
Probably not what you want to hear, but with...

Probably not what you want to hear, but with consideration to your budget and room, I would go with a 65" LG OLED. The picture quality is outstanding. Maybe a different spin, but what it lacks in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By b curry
IMHO repair it. I had exactly the same problem...

IMHO repair it. I had exactly the same problem with a Pioneer plasma and I got a board from ebay to make the repair as parts aren't/weren't available from Pioneer at the time. Fifty bucks and a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-25-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By b curry
Sim2 and maybe DPI has product that will do it. ...

Sim2 and maybe DPI has product that will do it. It will be expensive.

You need to look for projectors that offer lens options.

You can use this throw calculator to research brands and check...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-25-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 158
Posted By b curry
I would recommend you use a Chief mount. The...

I would recommend you use a Chief mount. The Chief mounts have excellent projector adjustment capability and are some what modular in design. It will probably be the last mount you need to buy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By b curry
This is the store and as Mike_WI said, email...

This is the store and as Mike_WI said, email mike@avscience.com .

https://avscience.com/
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,303
Posted By b curry
What? You want your cake and eat it too? :) ...

What? You want your cake and eat it too? :)

Sorry, I can't help with that. You could maybe go the DIY route...

You might check with CDW. They carry Vantage Point and discount around 40%.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,303
Posted By b curry
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

https://www.thinkvp.com/products16-39/PipeProjectorMountExtended

Same mount designed to attach to a 1.5" down pipe. You can extend to any length you want.
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   01-21-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By b curry
Next time, invite the neighbor. ;)

Next time, invite the neighbor. ;)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 625
Posted By b curry
If you're handy, you could get some small profile...

If you're handy, you could get some small profile Unistrut and mount the projector to the Unistrut. Then mount the Unistrut to the projector bracket with consideration of the offset.

The...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   01-20-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By b curry
Click on this link: ...

Click on this link:

http://www.visualapex.com/projector-package-deals/outdoor-projector-package.asp?for-the=Home-Cinema-1040&Screen=ProjectoScreen_100

Buy the package and be done with it.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
Yes, it sounds like an alignment problem of the...

Yes, it sounds like an alignment problem of the two lenses. You could take a look here:

http://www.cineslide.com/Downloads/CineSlideManual-2.3ce.pdf

Appendix D starting on page 30. It's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
Sure, all that. :) The difference is,...

Sure, all that. :)

The difference is, whether the screen was bent or just mounted on an angle, the convergence is changed or the screen is pointing or reflecting at something less than the optimum...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
I think this is not uncommon with Panamorph at...

I think this is not uncommon with Panamorph at the lens edges. I use an ISCO and the adjustments are a little different.

But, you want to make sure that your image is centered in the Panamorph...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
Light passing through a lens will always converge...

Light passing through a lens will always converge on the same point. The distance from the surface of the lens to the focus point is called the focal length.

His screen was warped/bent as it was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
No, you did it the correct way. :) Your...

No, you did it the correct way. :)

Your signature line suggests you've invested some money with your lens and scope set-up. And as you know, the anamorphic lens adds some additional complexity to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-20-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By b curry
Yes, it does! Getting the screen right is much...

Yes, it does! Getting the screen right is much more than half the battle. Unfortunately, it's often over looked by the DIY community.

I've been hanging projectors and screens for about 20 years...
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