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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-09-2001, 01:46 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Forrest
Anyone in SF or San Jose area have a Sanyo XP18,...

Anyone in SF or San Jose area have a Sanyo XP18, XP21 or XP30 to show off? How about splitting the rental fee with me to try one? I am interested in taking a look at one of these, but I can't find...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-30-2001, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Forrest
Sounds like you probably need a DILA. On the...

Sounds like you probably need a DILA. On the audio side, you would be hard pressed to fill that large of space with a sub $2000 speaker system. I don't know what kind of listening levels you are...
Forum: Screens   12-28-2000, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Forrest
I have a Stewart Ultramatte 200 that does hot...

I have a Stewart Ultramatte 200 that does hot spot a little more than I would like. Anyone ever heard of tilting the screen slightly to decrease this? Thanks-Forrest.
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-20-2000, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Forrest
Hey Mike- I did not mean to offend you or...

Hey Mike-

I did not mean to offend you or make it sound like you didn't know what you were talking about. From your response it sounds as though you took offense. I'm sure you probably know much...
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-19-2000, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By Forrest
Carl- I believe the G70 is rated at...

Carl-

I believe the G70 is rated at approximately 240 ANSI lumens. In general, approximately 8-10 ft lamberts for screen brightness is considered about the necessary minumum in a controlled...
Forum: Screens   12-19-2000, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Forrest
Has anyone ever tilted there screen slightly to...

Has anyone ever tilted there screen slightly to reduce hotspotting? I thought I remembered Alan saying something about this. I have a Stewart Ultramatte which I would like to reduce hotspotting on a...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   11-03-2000, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Forrest
I am trying to make a 30' component video cable...

I am trying to make a 30' component video cable with RCA on one end and BNC on the other end. Can anyone advise- are there actually 50ohm and 75 ohm RCA or BNC connectors? Will any connector work as...
Forum: CRT Projectors   10-30-2000, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Forrest
I was using a DVDO (and a Sony 7000) with my...

I was using a DVDO (and a Sony 7000) with my Sony D50. It actually worked well because I could change aspect ratios with the Sony (since using the ext doubler). I am now wondering if I did the right...
Forum: CRT Projectors   10-30-2000, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By Forrest
Anyone? Is it synching OK? Also, can the D50 be...

Anyone? Is it synching OK? Also, can the D50 be "tricked" into using its memory buttons for different aspect ratios if not using an external scaler or doubler? Thanks in advance-Forrest
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   10-24-2000, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Forrest
If so, how does it sound? Would I be able to...

If so, how does it sound? Would I be able to listen to DTS through my older Denon AVP8000?(no 5 channel inputs) Thanks-Forrest.
Forum: Screens   09-24-2000, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Forrest
Hey Bill- I am actually in the "same boat"...

Hey Bill-

I am actually in the "same boat" as you. I have a Sony D50 (7" CRT's) and a Draper M2500. It sounds like you also have an M2500 from your description of it. I like the picture on the...
Forum: Screens   09-24-2000, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Forrest
Hey Bill- I am actually in the "same boat"...

Hey Bill-

I am actually in the "same boat" as you. I have a Sony D50 (7" CRT's) and a Draper M2500. It sounds like you also have an M2500 from your description of it. I like the picture on the...
Forum: Screens   09-23-2000, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Forrest
Anyone have any experience with these? And the...

Anyone have any experience with these? And the differences? Are either of these "sparkly"? Thanks-Forrest.
Forum: Screens   09-19-2000, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Forrest
Any comments on either of these screens by...

Any comments on either of these screens by users? I can't seem to find much feedback on the Ultramatte 200 (I think it is newer) Any info would be appreciatted. I know the Videomatte is a 1.8 gain...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   09-15-2000, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Forrest
I know I am anxiously waiting for some good info...

I know I am anxiously waiting for some good info on this mod. Would like to know if it appears to be worth waiting for. Thanks-Forrest
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-11-2000, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
Thanks Dan.

Thanks Dan.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-11-2000, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
Duane thanks for your reply. I sent you a...

Duane thanks for your reply. I sent you a private message as well. I forgot to ask you- does the 6200 actually decode DTS or simply pass the DTS signal. I have and older Denon AVP8000 with DD only....
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-11-2000, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
I currently have a Sony 7000 and a DVDO. Does...

I currently have a Sony 7000 and a DVDO. Does anyone have any firsthand experience of picture quality of a set up like this vs a 5109 or 6200. Do the Toshiba's do digital domain progressive scan or...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-11-2000, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
Do any of the Toshiba progressive scan DVD...

Do any of the Toshiba progressive scan DVD players actually have on board DTS decoders or do they just have DD decoders? Several posts have eluded that they actually decode DTS. Thanks-Forrest
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-14-2000, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Forrest
Thanks Doug-you were right, the grey scale...

Thanks Doug-you were right, the grey scale changed dramatically when the ABG was switched off. I will just put wider black out bands around my screen-Forrest.
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-14-2000, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
I have a D50 that I have adjusted as follows:...

I have a D50 that I have adjusted as follows: The brightness is at 68 and the contrast is at 62. Is this too high in regard to premature burn in on the CRT's? Any info would help. Thank you-Forrest.
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-10-2000, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By Forrest
I have a Sony D50 that I have set to contrast...

I have a Sony D50 that I have set to contrast -62 brightness-68. Is this acceptable to maintain a long life for the CRT's? Any help is appreciated-thanks, Forrest.
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-10-2000, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Forrest
I have a Sony D50 that has a thin line above the...

I have a Sony D50 that has a thin line above the screen (all three colors). The line is farther or closer to the top of the screen depending on adjustment to fit anamorphic or regular video. Anyone...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-10-2000, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Forrest
Hey Bogdon- I am pretty excited to get my D 50...

Hey Bogdon- I am pretty excited to get my D 50 up and running this weekend. So you are happy with your DVDO? How do you access different settings (like video memory settings) with the DVDO....
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-10-2000, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Forrest
Hey Bogdon- I am pretty excited to get my D 50...

Hey Bogdon- I am pretty excited to get my D 50 up and running this weekend. So you are happy with your DVDO? How do you access different settings (like video memory settings) with the DVDO....
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