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Forum: DIY Constant Height   01-05-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
My Auto Masking

Well it has been a long road and a couple of different versions but I am finally I think done with my masking and control system. I think mine is a little different then anyone else's in that my...
Forum: DIY Constant Height   12-31-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
When I looked into stepper motors for mine it...

When I looked into stepper motors for mine it seemed it was hard to find one with enough power to be any good.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-29-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Thanks for all the info. After doing some reading...

Thanks for all the info. After doing some reading and seeing the 4K stuff coming out and laser it might be worth it to wait another year and see what comes out. Then I also thought about that it will...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Projectors with power zoom, lense memory

I am contemplating replacing my Panny 4000 or buying a new bulb for it, bulb seems to be around $350.00

I have not followed the projector scene since getting my 4000 because it is better not no...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Sorry meant to put in the 3000+ forum

Sorry meant to put in the 3000+ forum
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
New Projectors with Zoom Memory

I am contemplating replacing my Panny 4000 or buying a new bulb for it, bulb seems to be around $350.00


I have not followed the projector scene since getting my 4000 because it is better not no...
Forum: DIY Constant Height   04-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Masking is made from GOM FR701 material. It is...

Masking is made from GOM FR701 material. It is rolled up on a 1-1/2" pipe. I have an elaborate cable and pulley system that puts tension on the masking. Basically I have a 40# weight that is...
Forum: DIY Constant Height   04-21-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
It doesn't easily move by hand but it could be if...

It doesn't easily move by hand but it could be if you pushed hard enough. I also have manual switches on the screen wall that I can hit to open or close quickly with out grabbing remotes and powering...
Forum: DIY Constant Height   04-21-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Thanks for the ideas I will try them out and see...

Thanks for the ideas I will try them out and see what happens. Originally I had a position tracker on the motor but it would not make up for over run of the motor. Basically it would just shut the...
Forum: DIY Constant Height   04-19-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Looks good, I like seeing do-it yourself...

Looks good, I like seeing do-it yourself controller. Actually I am trying to make my own and having issues with it, you see pretty good with electronics, any chance you could take a look at my...
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
They are 6-1/2" speakers, I have about 3-1/2" of...

They are 6-1/2" speakers, I have about 3-1/2" of depth. Can't do enclosure behind, I think regular car audio is the way to go as John Sully said.
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Crazy Question Speakers for RV

I want to replace the stock 6-1/2" speakers that are in our RV and add a couple. Wondering if you can run a home audio in ceiling type speaker from what is basically a car audio player? It is hard to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-25-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,465
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I did some more testing today. Normally I rip to...

I did some more testing today. Normally I rip to a network drive, I found that if I rip to the local drive it only took 50 minutes. So way does ripping to a network drive take 21 hours? It doesn't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-24-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,465
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I have been using TsMuxeR for a few years now for...

I have been using TsMuxeR for a few years now for all my BD rips. Why is it so much faster then the commercial rippers? I just downloaded CloneBD to try it and it is telling me 21 hours to do a 1:1...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 23,979
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
My point was that if I don't have motion control...

My point was that if I don't have motion control games I will stick with the PC, nothing to gain with the X-Box


Please enlighten me on the Kinect family games, yes I have looked. Other then...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-03-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 23,979
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Hard to believe they botched it that bad. The...

Hard to believe they botched it that bad. The Kinect on the 360 really seemed like it called a lot of attention and was the future of gaming, they had a winner but seemed to have forgot to keep...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-03-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 23,979
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Our family has been without an X-Box since our...

Our family has been without an X-Box since our 360 died a little over a year ago, we really enjoyed all the Kinect games with our son who is now 7 years old. Well my thought was to get a new X-Box...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   11-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I braided the wires and tried a bunch of ferrites...

I braided the wires and tried a bunch of ferrites and it made no difference. Maybe I just need to start over and look for a new way of controlling position.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5,025
Views: 385,715
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Best option is this...

Best option is this http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projectors-under-3-000-usd-msrp/1206105-panny-pt-ae4000u-over-rs232.html


I assume it will still work with the 8000. Discrete control...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,567
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Either way you will enjoy the room. Even with the...

Either way you will enjoy the room. Even with the temp control issues it is still the best room in the house and a joy every time we use it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,567
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I actually have plans for doing that but never...

I actually have plans for doing that but never get around to it. Yes you can bring outside air in as long as you are kicking some back out to keep a balance system. But like you said this will not be...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   10-23-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I have twisted them but did not try the ferrites,...

I have twisted them but did not try the ferrites, maybe I can steal a couple of different cables and give it a try. I tried a cheapo wrapping the wires in alum foil and that did nothing :rolleyes:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-23-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,567
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
I don't think that will do it. I have the same...

I don't think that will do it. I have the same thing basically, two dumps in and one cold air return. Equipment all in another room but my projector does dump its heat into the theater. It got hot in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,567
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Comments are based on the picture that you...

Comments are based on the picture that you posted which shows the fan venting into the attic. As long as you don't do that and take it directly through the roof then yes it is fine, I don't care...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   10-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Mopar_Mudder
Masking Control Help

I have made my own motorized masking, on the second version of it now actually. It has manual controls on it but I also want to automate it to go to preprogrammed spots for different screen sizes. I...
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