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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-23-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By TH3_FRB
Is the 5020 getting the same firmware update that...

Is the 5020 getting the same firmware update that is coming for the 5030? At $1800 certified refurbished by Epson with warranty I would seriously consider the 5020 assuming the only difference is "a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,504
Posted By TH3_FRB
This helps me make my decision I think. I'll be...

This helps me make my decision I think. I'll be installing in a very large great room with lots of natural light that will be difficult to control well, projecting 106-120 inches from 12-14ft (still...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
Perfect - that's what I'm going to go with. I...

Perfect - that's what I'm going to go with. I just need to work out the geometry of the projection to see if the blades of the ceiling fan will be in the way. I'll basically be mounting the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
So you are near max zoom and shifting about 2ft...

So you are near max zoom and shifting about 2ft down? What's your throw and screen size?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,727
Posted By TH3_FRB
Costco is going to carry the P series?

Costco is going to carry the P series?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
It will be 10-11ft throw distance for a 100-110"...

It will be 10-11ft throw distance for a 100-110" screen. That mostly maxes out the zoom.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-12-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 109,562
Posted By TH3_FRB
Does going with the max zoom have a negative...

Does going with the max zoom have a negative impact on image quality? I'm trying to avoid relocating a ceiling fan but that means maxing the zoom @ 1.52X to get the 110" image size I want. Does the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
Does going with the max zoom have a negative...

Does going with the max zoom have a negative impact on image quality? I'm trying to avoid relocating a ceiling fan but that means pushing 1.5-1.6X zoom to get the 110" image size I want. Does the...
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
Is anyone using RC10s on stands? Curious what...

Is anyone using RC10s on stands? Curious what stands might work well.
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
I have a new set of RC-10s that I'd like to sell...

I have a new set of RC-10s that I'd like to sell or partial trade for either RC-70s or RC-Rs if anyone is interested. I'm in Virginia.
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
They were $299/ea last week. Does Futureshop do...

They were $299/ea last week. Does Futureshop do free shipping to the US?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-10-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,781
Views: 548,501
Posted By TH3_FRB
Nobody ever wishes they had bought the smaller...

Nobody ever wishes they had bought the smaller one.
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
I'm moving into a new place in a couple of weeks...

I'm moving into a new place in a couple of weeks and have an opportunity to make some upgrades. I'm currently running RC-10s RC-LCR up front and two sats from an Encore system as surrounds. I have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By TH3_FRB
The only reason I am shopping is to get something...

The only reason I am shopping is to get something bigger than my current 58" C8000. I'm happy with it but my living room is expanding from 15X20 to 30X40 and I don't plan to use the projector for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
It's $2489 today

It's $2489 today
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,781
Views: 548,501
Posted By TH3_FRB
Good to know. I'm looking to move up in size to...

Good to know. I'm looking to move up in size to a 65 or 70 from my 5-year old Sammy 58-C8000. I'm satisfied with the PQ but moving to a new house with a much bigger main living space and want the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By TH3_FRB
Thanks for the replies. I've never given much...

Thanks for the replies. I've never given much thought to anything but plasmas but it's also been several years since I've been in the market. Apparently the newest crop of LED displays can be...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
I'm also considering the Epson 5030 because it...

I'm also considering the Epson 5030 because it has a larger shift range. Moving the fan back is also a potential option. I'm pretty sure it's gonna bother me seeing the projector mounted off-center...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
Thanks for the reply. So at ~10ft throw distance...

Thanks for the reply. So at ~10ft throw distance I'd be looking at something under 110" screen size. The only reason I'd have a limitation on the throw distance is because I have a ceiling fan in the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By TH3_FRB
What are the current benchmark mid-priced 64-68" plasmas?

I've had a Samsung PN58C8000 for about 5 years and am happy with it but we're moving to a new house and I'll need something bigger for the main room so I'm shopping for something in the 64-68" range...
Forum: Screens   08-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By TH3_FRB
This will not be light controlled - it's the main...

This will not be light controlled - it's the main living space and I'm not going to significantly compromise asthetics of the room - ceiling is white, walls are tan. I'll have to live with the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-19-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By TH3_FRB
Projector placement and lens shift?

I'm planning to set up my first projector in a new house next month. The main floor is a large open space about 25" wide and 40" deep. There is a ceiling fan hanging dead center (width) 9-10ft back...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 98,297
Posted By TH3_FRB
I'm in the market for my first projector and this...

I'm in the market for my first projector and this seems to be a serious consideration although I need to read more. Having no experience with PJs I have a couple of basic questions about how this...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
Better to have sides and rears matched - all the...

Better to have sides and rears matched - all the same, or spend more on one or the other for better speakers? I'm not familiar with 7.1 so don't know how important each set of speakers are.
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52,469
Views: 3,859,954
Posted By TH3_FRB
Thanks. I'll look at those PSB options. ...

Thanks. I'll look at those PSB options.

Putting the sub near-field isn't an option and I don't want dual subs because of 1. cost, and 2. simply want to to keep things simple as this isn't a...
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