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Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-30-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By Truro
You don't have, or want, to watch anything in...

You don't have, or want, to watch anything in 16x9?
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-30-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By Truro
So I guess the cropped view shows the center of...

So I guess the cropped view shows the center of a stretched 4-3 http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif

I'll quit bitching and focus on all the good things the converter gives...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-30-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By Truro
Quote:Originally Posted by wish...

Quote:Originally Posted by wish http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13979067)

Post #72 of this thread also comments on this issue.
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Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-28-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By Truro
All converter boxes will do that, and no it is...

All converter boxes will do that, and no it is not a Zenith issue.

No it isn't.

No no no no no. Don't argue with me.


No need to argue, he is curious why the zenith does it and the digital...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-07-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Truro
I used the white carpet tape 3 years ago to tape...

I used the white carpet tape 3 years ago to tape polywall to 1.5" styrofoam sheet, still good. The styrofoam and a 1/4" plywood border around the edge of the foam is all it took for a flat, stiff,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-08-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 64,434
Posted By Truro
You guys that are copying home video from the...

You guys that are copying home video from the es20 to a PC for editing/burning, I'd like to hear your techniques.

I've used Smartripper to read a finalized -RW and it reported some files were...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-12-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By Truro
If I may, sneak a 75u question in here.. ...

If I may, sneak a 75u question in here..

I've only used mine through a HTPC until now. Bought a panny es20 set top dvd-r..

Can I use a component to rgb cable into the 75u, or does the 75u need...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-11-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 64,434
Posted By Truro
Some questions I could use help with: Have...

Some questions I could use help with:

Have had a es20 for a couple days, first dvd recorder. Am on rabbit ears tv reception, tv set with rf in only, am using a vhs unit to interface the es20 with...
Forum: General Gaming Help   10-15-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,541
Posted By Truro
This is why I bought a 4x3 xga projector 3 years...

This is why I bought a 4x3 xga projector 3 years ago, instead of a 16x9. If it wouldn't do native 1024x768 for the pc, forget it. Flight and racing sims, mainly. Have a 16x9 screen and move the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-21-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Truro
I have a 75u and a 16x9 screen. I pc game at...

I have a 75u and a 16x9 screen. I pc game at xga, that was first priority. I move the projector forward and back, up for desktop, back for widescreen. The pc is in a cart with the projector mast...
Forum: Screens   10-20-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Truro
Hmm, where's that roll of aluminum foil ?

Hmm, where's that roll of aluminum foil ?
Forum: Screens   08-20-2003, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Truro
Using a non 4x3 screen is an option if you can...

Using a non 4x3 screen is an option if you can make the projector mobile. A 16x9 looks and works well for me.
Forum: Screens   06-20-2003, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Truro
Mike, the inch and a 1/2 styro was at Lowe's. It...

Mike, the inch and a 1/2 styro was at Lowe's. It has a thin wrapper like saran wrap, if you pull one side off, must pull the other otherwise it'll tend to bow slightly. Anyone who's interested in a...
Forum: Screens   06-18-2003, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Truro
Might as well try it Mike.. you can always use...

Might as well try it Mike.. you can always use it in the backyard for lawnchair movies if you don't keep it in the living room. (It's Roger from Tulsa) You'll need some light control, though. I...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   05-09-2003, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Truro
The refresh rate issue of monitors doesn't carry...

The refresh rate issue of monitors doesn't carry over to LCD projectors. I run a pan 75u for games, desktop at 1024x768, no issues, no tearing, no low refresh rate strobe like monitors..
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-15-2003, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 414,434
Posted By Truro
You guys using a 4x8 sheet of parkland might...

You guys using a 4x8 sheet of parkland might consider this for a lightweight, flat screen.

A 4x8 ft, 2" thick sheet of styrofoam at Home Depot. Not the thinner foam board with foil, but old...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-10-2003, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Truro
We had a big turnout, at least 9 people cycled...

We had a big turnout, at least 9 people cycled through the evening..

Mike/mbaxter had a long drive and got held up, so we watched dvd's on gigapower's 300u for a long time.. lot's of people's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-08-2003, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Truro
A couple of guys are coming tonight (8th) to see...

A couple of guys are coming tonight (8th) to see a projector in action, so the house is open..
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-08-2003, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Truro
The HS10 will not be here ...

The HS10 will not be here
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Chris e-mailed me that his time is too cramped to make it this weekend. Next weekend is ok for him.

Do you guys want to wait a week?...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-07-2003, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Truro
Having different forum names and e-mail names, I...

Having different forum names and e-mail names, I think I'm missing a member or two. If you havn't heard from us through e-mail, message me through the avs forum and we'll get you directions and a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-06-2003, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Truro
Chris and mbaxter/Mike are both in...

Chris and mbaxter/Mike are both in Stillwater..had you noticed?

New guys are messaged...

I have a panny 75u
Gigapower has a pany 300u
Mike may bring an X1
Chris, an HS10 plus his profile...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-05-2003, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By Truro
Looks like this saturday at 6, Tim. Would...

Looks like this saturday at 6, Tim.

Would be great to have you .. maybe we'll do it again.

What would be cool is my friend's idea when he first saw my proj, to set a few of them in the middle...
Forum: Screens   03-03-2003, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,752
Posted By Truro
Yeah, we are. If you guys come, I'll be here :)...

Yeah, we are. If you guys come, I'll be here :) I was waiting to see if you were coming to town, Mike. I'll suggest Saturday noon... how's that for everyone. Earlier or later is ok with me, or...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-02-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,941
Posted By Truro
Things must have changed since 1975 when I drove...

Things must have changed since 1975 when I drove down through Hana, on to Seven Sacred Falls. Don't even think it was paved yhen. From there on West, it was a jeep road.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-28-2003, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Truro
I'd get the 21" and the 300 I think. I have...

I'd get the 21" and the 300 I think.

I have a 75u and a 21" myself. The 75u does great desktop, but that's a lot of bulb expense for all day type use. I use it for pc games, flight simulations....
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