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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-26-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jim Story
Thank you Gary and HoustonHoyaFan. Based on...

Thank you Gary and HoustonHoyaFan.
Based on everyones input here (and others), I have ordered the Epson 5010 from AVS (spoke with Mike).
Really looking forward to this!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-26-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jim Story
Thank you emf and Seegs108. I also have a...

Thank you emf and Seegs108.

I also have a $189 lamp from ProjectorQuest and it is dim! It's a replacement (under 6 mo warranty) of one that lasted 300 hrs, then blacked out.

Was hoping someone...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-24-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jim Story
Yes I'm still using my beloved Sharp 12000 that...

Yes I'm still using my beloved Sharp 12000 that I've had for several years now.
The screen is 120" Dalite High Power.
Here's what I've been curious about. Can pj's (e.g., Epson 5010, JVC RS 45,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-18-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jim Story
If your lamp went black in so short a time,...

If your lamp went black in so short a time, there's a problem. I have replaced several (4) lamps in my 12000 and all went well over 2000 hrs.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,015
Posted By Jim Story
I've used the Westinghouse 37" as a computer...

I've used the Westinghouse 37" as a computer monitor (it has no tuner) for 2 years and I love it. For me, it does great for games, spreadsheets, multiple windows and net browsing.
When I bought it,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-18-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,931
Posted By Jim Story
Could you be a little more specific with some...

Could you be a little more specific with some details of your opinion on the "difference"?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-26-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,619
Posted By Jim Story
1,2..., Freddie's coming for you. 3,4...,...

1,2..., Freddie's coming for you.
3,4..., better lock your door.
5,6..., better crucifix.
7,8..., better stay up late.
9,10..., never sleep again!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-15-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jim Story
Some trivia in "Pale Rider": The title is a...

Some trivia in "Pale Rider":
The title is a reference to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, as the rider of a pale horse is Death.
Clint is a ghost and the main bad guy is the sheriff from the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-20-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15,011
Views: 2,540,773
Posted By Jim Story
If you're gonna see the new MUMMY, check CC's...

If you're gonna see the new MUMMY, check CC's $19.95 price with movie ticket; like getting the BD for $12.95!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-04-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By Jim Story
One of the best horror movies out there!...

One of the best horror movies out there! Especially the 1st half with the truck and the body shoot. You just don't know what that thing is (and you never actually do). JP2 not as good, except for...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-26-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 587,271
Posted By Jim Story
$8.95 Naked Beneath the Water [Blu-ray] ...

$8.95 Naked Beneath the Water [Blu-ray]

http://www.amazon.com/Naked-Beneath-.../dp/B0013NAP1W...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 101,737
Posted By Jim Story
Not quite enjoying yet..., my 8.8 arrived (in...

Not quite enjoying yet..., my 8.8 arrived (in Oct.) with a problem at the right rear speaker output. Updated firmware did not correct it.

I still have no replacement from ConnectedHouse.com, and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-18-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jim Story
http://www.bulb-source.com/relamp%20...or%20bulbs...

http://www.bulb-source.com/relamp%20...or%20bulbs.htm (http://www.bulb-source.com/relamp%20projector%20bulbs.htm)(I have never used such services).

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-31-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,762
Posted By Jim Story
I agree with Joe; in my mind (perhaps only) if...

I agree with Joe; in my mind (perhaps only) if the original film stock (master) has way higher resolution than 1080X1920, then the number of pixels used to digitize the master will affect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 101,737
Posted By Jim Story
I have spent many hours trying to update my 8.8...

I have spent many hours trying to update my 8.8 using downloaded files. Best I can get is a message on the receiver display that says "Search F/W..."

I am using a laptop with a usb to RS-232...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-10-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By Jim Story
I was walking through one of the hotels that was...

I was walking through one of the hotels that was displaying audio gear at the CES, many years ago and as I walked down one of the halls, I heard this heavenly music coming from one of the rooms.
...
Forum: PlayStation Area   10-29-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Jim Story
Thanks for the tips, I can really relate to...

Thanks for the tips, I can really relate to Casey's "sky---> dirt" comment; that's also my major problem and one I may never conquer... I'll keep practicing
Forum: PlayStation Area   10-28-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Jim Story
I did a search for "how to aim", but still need...

I did a search for "how to aim", but still need help.

I find it very hard to line up the crosshair on a target; by the time I get it aligned, it's too late.

I would like to read any tips,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,820
Views: 1,166,213
Posted By Jim Story
I hope someone can help with these questions on...

I hope someone can help with these questions on the 905:

It is not clear (to me) in the manual, whether changing some manual settings will mess up the other Audyssey settings.

After using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 983,951
Posted By Jim Story
How many equalizers does the 905 have per...

How many equalizers does the 905 have per channel, I have read on this forum and elsewhere 3 different answers: 7, 10, and 15 ?

Thank you.
Jim
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 983,951
Posted By Jim Story
E, I have the 905 on order (J&R), but I may...

E,

I have the 905 on order (J&R), but I may switch to the 8.8.

Couple of questions:

1. Is the equalizer 15-bands per channel (i.e., 15 times 7 or times 8), or is it 15 total for all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By Jim Story
Bob, Does your 875 have the delay when...

Bob,

Does your 875 have the delay when changing channels (some reported up to 4 sec between changes)?

Thank you.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By Jim Story
I have Aeon recorded (622) in HD and the same BD...

I have Aeon recorded (622) in HD and the same BD on the way. I will compare those 2, i.e., the 622 on DVI and the BD on component (PS3). Got a hunch they're gonna be close.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-10-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By Jim Story
I believe the PS3 does 1080i on component output...

I believe the PS3 does 1080i on component output (not sure, but I do have the PS3 set to 1080i, perhaps I should try setting it to 720).

I looked at scenes where there was fine detail, e.g., like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-07-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By Jim Story
I have the PS3 to the 12K Component input, and...

I have the PS3 to the 12K Component input, and DISH 622 into DVI (when I get a new receiver, I can switch DVI between PS3 and DISH Rec.).

I compared POTC 2 BD with the regular version thru the...
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