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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2017, 12:24 PM
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Posted By rob80b
More lighting examples

More examples of the 1440s flexibility....afternoon and night time viewing

Mid afternoon, drapes pulled but still lots of ambient light....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-20-2017, 11:02 AM
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Posted By rob80b
I mentioned this elsewhere but historically we're...

I mentioned this elsewhere but historically we're used to watching movies or anything on the big screen in the dark...so we have to question.... is that our preference or more to do with the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-20-2017, 09:40 AM
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Posted By rob80b
found it.... but this was my testing with the...

found it.... but this was my testing with the cheap plastic ND filters....the Hoya multi coated glass filters are much better...especially for retaining sharpness and color balance....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-20-2017, 09:13 AM
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Posted By rob80b
I have a cine-grey screen but as the 1440 is...

I have a cine-grey screen but as the 1440 is still super bright and even in Cinema, ECO mode, it's over 2000 lumens.... almost double the 2040 in the same mode. For ambient light viewing the image is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-19-2017, 01:39 PM
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Posted By rob80b
I posted somewhere (I'll find it) ?? an...

I posted somewhere (I'll find it) ?? an approximation as the iphone adjusts for the lighting so it's difficult but this is fairly close with the ND 4 on the 1440 ECO, Cinema mode, grey bar is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-19-2017, 01:18 PM
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Posted By rob80b
I don't have the 2040 but the even brighter 1440...

I don't have the 2040 but the even brighter 1440 but thought I'd share my application with regards to the ND filters.
Using a similar mount as quoted above, but 82mm, adhered with a few dabs of hot...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-18-2017, 02:59 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Almost forgot to show off my 4" black felt racing...

Almost forgot to show off my 4" black felt racing stripe at the bottom to catch the over flow due to the native 16:10. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-18-2017, 07:30 AM
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Posted By rob80b
lol...I'm an audiophile first....the Dynaudio...

lol...I'm an audiophile first....the Dynaudio Special 25s have been optimally placed for stereo audio reproduction... the original idea was to have the screen only to come down as far as the top of...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-18-2017, 07:05 AM
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Posted By rob80b
And of course let's not to forget the 1440's...

And of course let's not to forget the 1440's "raison d'etre"
.....late afternoon viewing (ECO mode, Cinema, no ND filters)...2 large north facing windows but the drapes are only partially closed...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-16-2017, 02:29 PM
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Posted By rob80b
On that we obviously agree...as I stated earlier!

On that we obviously agree...as I stated earlier!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-16-2017, 01:05 PM
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Posted By rob80b
As I have no problem with the projected image...

As I have no problem with the projected image that's an excellent question, I'd really like to know as I may pass on on my 1440 to an interested party and pick up one of the refurbed 3700.



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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-16-2017, 08:15 AM
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Posted By rob80b
Well this thread is about my life after...

Well this thread is about my life after plasma....still getting my feet wet....but just a few short years ago options were very limited for family/multipurpose room viewing and I was a little envious...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-16-2017, 05:14 AM
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Posted By rob80b
????..sorry I'm not following this...as noted...

????..sorry I'm not following this...as noted even with the ND4 to reduce the black levels the 1440 still had more pop with regards to color and white levels in direct comparison to the Benq 2050 and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-15-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By rob80b
Just a follow for all those interested, for all...

Just a follow for all those interested, for all night time (dark room viewing) I'm finding the ND4 filter indispensable, the ND2 is fine with some ambient light but the 1440 is just too bright...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-12-2017, 08:50 AM
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Posted By rob80b
Sort of makes the Home Cinema 1450 a non event...

Sort of makes the Home Cinema 1450 a non event lol....
Did make it on BestBuy.ca prematurely.....only to be pulled....until available.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-12-2017, 07:43 AM
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Posted By rob80b
The 2250 is an upgrade of sort but the direct...

The 2250 is an upgrade of sort but the direct "business" appointed model to the new 1450 with identical specs excluding the wireless networking is the PowerLite 2245....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 08:24 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Hi b curry There may be a miscommunication,...

Hi b curry

There may be a miscommunication, yes the extra pixels on the top and bottom are turned off when using 16:9 or native on the 1440 and we'll assume the same for the new 1450 but will...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 07:57 PM
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Posted By rob80b
As far as I know that's the way it is and that is...

As far as I know that's the way it is and that is what I've done....:rolleyes:....:)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 07:53 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Do not believe it's defective...If I'm not...

Do not believe it's defective...If I'm not mistaken it's the size/format of the LCD which determines the pixel count so I'm not too sure how it can can produce 16:9 with the rest blacked out, not...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 06:27 PM
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Posted By rob80b
In lumens yes but not as a designated "Home...

In lumens yes but not as a designated "Home Cinema" projector, not too sure if these are given extra attention to picture fidelity though I have no complaints on the 1440's cinematic quality....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 06:18 PM
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Posted By rob80b
The projector will adjust the projected image...

The projector will adjust the projected image size accordingly but still continue to create dark grey bars top and bottom outside the projected image except on "full" which stretches the image to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 04:36 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Would be great but there is no setting as such...

Would be great but there is no setting as such ..... a 16:10 projector produces an extra amount of pixels on the top and bottom when watching 16:9 not much one can do, similar to watching 2:34 with a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 04:09 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Unfortunately yes...I've added a 4" black felt...

Unfortunately yes...I've added a 4" black felt racing stripe to accommodate the overflow so I do not see it anymore with the 1440. : )
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-11-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By rob80b
Epson Home Cinema 1440 now replaced with the announcement of the Home Cinema 1450.

Basically the same machine as the previous model with an output up 4200 lumens but FWIW the contrast is now quoted at 15,000 up from 10,000 and bulb life on ECO increased to 10,000 hrs, two positive...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-05-2017, 12:14 PM
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Posted By rob80b
"Bright as possible, , while still being able to...

"Bright as possible, , while still being able to see the image." is really relative at this point as even most stand alone display devices would not survive a "super bright" room...but with enough...
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