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Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-02-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Kaido
The answer is "it depends". You can buy a 1080p...

The answer is "it depends". You can buy a 1080p LED projector (LG PF1500) on Amazon right now for $820 that will do 120". So less than 50% the cost of the TV for 20" more picture. Or a Benq HT1075...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-20-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Claimed...not much info on these Chinese models. ...

Claimed...not much info on these Chinese models. Is there an accurate way of measuring at home?

Did the 1.5:1 come out more grayish visually? I'll have borrow it when he gets it in & try out...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-20-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Kaido
What I'm curious about is just how low-lumen we...

What I'm curious about is just how low-lumen we can go...my buddy is interested in this little $280 Android LED projector, which only emits 120 lumens:
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-19-2015, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Kaido
On a tangent, I just ran across a funded Indigogo...

On a tangent, I just ran across a funded Indigogo project called TouchJet:

http://www.touchjet.com/

It's a $599 micro projector with FWVGA resolution (854x480), 80 lumens (note that LED light...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-14-2015, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Wow, looks awesome!

Wow, looks awesome!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-01-2015, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Sounds good, I'll hit those up tonight. As I...

Sounds good, I'll hit those up tonight. As I will be rolling this on, what's the best roller nap/thickness to go with?

Also for mixing - squirrel mixer & sock strainer in a bucket? I wonder if...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-01-2015, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Sounds good, I'll swing by Home Depot & if they...

Sounds good, I'll swing by Home Depot & if they have everything, I'll throw on the first coat tonight! Per the thread:
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-29-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Kaido
That's actually a good point, I hadn't considered...

That's actually a good point, I hadn't considered that one - plus I can roll it on. Hmm. Where do they sell the Delta paints at?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-29-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Pretty good. Might do a second coat of mud...

Pretty good. Might do a second coat of mud shortly. What should I do for primer?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-29-2015, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Kaido
Projector is 500-lumen LED. It will be there for...

Projector is 500-lumen LED. It will be there for awhile in this location & I can always repaint as needed (roller or sprayer).

Border not required; torn between borderless & doing a nice like 1"...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-28-2015, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Started sanding & mudding tonight: ...

Started sanding & mudding tonight:

http://i.imgur.com/RobZ7tI.jpg

Projector is mounted, shooting a 108" screen onto the wall. Going to be a combo guest room & micro home theater (room is just...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-24-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Yeah. I think I may just put my electric screen...

Yeah. I think I may just put my electric screen back up for now...looks like we have water damage in the walls on that side too (from winter ice dams), so it's going to have to be torn out. Sigh.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-24-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Kaido
Yeah I'm debating, because an MDF or Drywall...

Yeah I'm debating, because an MDF or Drywall screen is ready to go, vs. hours of sanding. But I'd net an extra foot or two of screen with some extra elbow grease. Hmm.

What's a good material for...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-23-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Kaido
I had an electric screen in that room previously,...

I had an electric screen in that room previously, so no, didn't use the wall :D

Just curious, how well would drywall work? I stopped by Lowes to see what their selection was (far worse than Home...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-23-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Kaido
The wall definitely has a texture: (close-up...

The wall definitely has a texture: (close-up makes it look bumpier than it is)

http://i.imgur.com/I65zXBk.jpg

I have a Home Depot & Lowes not too far away, so I can get anything they have. I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-20-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Kaido
That actually turns out to be okay...had to have...

That actually turns out to be okay...had to have a new electrical main run into my house & part of the wall had to be torn out, just wrapped everything up yesterday. So now I have a huge flat wall...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-14-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Yup no Thrifty white, but the brown was...

Yup no Thrifty white, but the brown was available. Better to spray or roll on the primer?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-13-2015, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Okay, so what kind of 4x8' sheet to get again? ...

Okay, so what kind of 4x8' sheet to get again? I'm borrowing my buddy's truck tomorrow & want to pick up 3 sheets (Ftoast dark black, Ftoast gray, and MM Silver Fire). I stopped by Home Depot on my...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-27-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Thanks! Weather here has been iffy, trying to...

Thanks! Weather here has been iffy, trying to get a nice day so I can keep the temps & humidity in the basement fairly level. May have to wait until early May. I have the dehumidifier running but...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-26-2015, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Kaido
Size was for a 4x8. If it's super thin, it could...

Size was for a 4x8. If it's super thin, it could be mounted to MDF or a frame or something. Would be curious about the effect since the Youtube video did show a brightness enhancement (at the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-22-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Kaido
I was checking out some of the videos to the side...

I was checking out some of the videos to the side of yours on Youtube & came across this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbxjgZBVpDI

Basically DIY Black Diamond screen tested on an aluminum...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-14-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 47,424
Posted By Kaido
That's a really great feature actually. The...

That's a really great feature actually. The price vs. ease-of-use quotient is really nice...for example, I helped setup my buddy's $5,000 Epson & I'm honestly just as happy with my $650 Viewsonic...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Kaido
Oh, that's actually a pretty cool idea...similar...

Oh, that's actually a pretty cool idea...similar to my other Light Fusion project but on frosted glass, hmm. That would give it an interesting effect for sure! Could make it look pretty classy too.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Kaido
I don't mind rolling if spraying gets weird...

I don't mind rolling if spraying gets weird results. Might just need to thin the paint down a bit for the spray.
Forum: Camcorders   04-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By Kaido
Hey now, that's what color grading is for :p

Hey now, that's what color grading is for :p
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