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Forum: Audio Gear   02-26-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By BillY2KFRC
No, I'm sorry this has been sold.

No, I'm sorry this has been sold.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-05-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,751
Views: 379,444
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I apologize, I had my resolutions reversed. The...

I apologize, I had my resolutions reversed. The channels that looked the worst to me were Discovery HD and CBS and both of those are actually 1080i, not 720p. This tells me the deinterlacing is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-05-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,751
Views: 379,444
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I just ran into this same thing with mine and...

I just ran into this same thing with mine and ended up turning on the video processing in my Marantz SR7009 to scale everything to 1080p. With my Sharp Elite 70" I couldn't tell a difference so I...
Forum: Screens   02-01-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Super Bowl with plenty of lights on in the room....

Super Bowl with plenty of lights on in the room. The 5030ub/Slate combo is unreal.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 08:21 AM
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Views: 379,444
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I have a 22' throw distance and am using a 120"...

I have a 22' throw distance and am using a 120" 1.2 gain SI Slate screen. I don't have any tools to measure brightness, but it looks great. In high lamp mode using Living Room mode during the day...
Forum: Screens   01-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,763
Views: 613,350
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I don't actually think one is "better" than the...

I don't actually think one is "better" than the other. I think it depends on how much ambient light you have to fight against. Black Diamond is better in a super bright room, but has more artifacts...
Forum: Screens   01-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I was finally able to get my Epson 5030ub and...

I was finally able to get my Epson 5030ub and 120" Motorized SI Slate up and running yesterday. I really cannot say enough about how impressed I am with this combination. I have the screen set up...
Forum: Screens   01-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By BillY2KFRC
No screen currently, this is my first projection...

No screen currently, this is my first projection setup in my new house. It will be dropping down in front of my 70" Sharp Elite. I used to have an RS1 and a 92" fixed Elite .8 gray screen in my old...
Forum: Screens   01-15-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I have a 120" SI Slate Motorized sitting in a...

I have a 120" SI Slate Motorized sitting in a GIANT box in my living room right now! :) Having a friend come over to help me install it a week from Sunday, can't wait! I will be using it with an...
Forum: Screens   01-05-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Hi, I should be receiving my 120" SI Slate in a...

Hi, I should be receiving my 120" SI Slate in a couple of weeks and can report my opinion to you. I've never seen a BD in person and my throw ratio will be 2.2, so will be hard to comment...
Forum: Screens   12-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I just ordered a 120" SI Slate motorized from...

I just ordered a 120" SI Slate motorized from Mike at AVS today. I have been going back and forth between different screens for months and finally bit the bullet and went with this one. From the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Thank you, I'm really loving the Atmos setup. ...

Thank you, I'm really loving the Atmos setup. I've watched TF4, Expendables 3 and the demo disc and am very impressed. DSU rocks as well. As for the speakers themselves, I'm very happy with them. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Here are the details of my Atmos setup for the...

Here are the details of my Atmos setup for the spreadsheet:

5.1.4
Marantz SR7009
Definitive Tech Pro Monitor 800
On wall (ceiling height)
TF+TR
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,326
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Looks like the 85" JVC/AmTran TV with local...

Looks like the 85" JVC/AmTran TV with local dimming is finally going to be available this January for $7,999. Sounds pretty sweet. Would be interested to find out if this TV does passive or active...
Forum: Screens   11-17-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,503
Posted By BillY2KFRC
The Seymour A/V Matinee Black material may be...

The Seymour A/V Matinee Black material may be available in a motorized tensioned screen soon. I believe the price is sub $2,000, which would be excellent. I recently received a sample from them and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,936
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Hi, does anybody know if any Blu-Ray discs...

Hi, does anybody know if any Blu-Ray discs currently have Auro 3D tracks? Or a list of what is upcoming? I've read through (not every page to be honest) this thread and the Auro 3D dedicated thread...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Thank you both for the sanity check, I figured as...

Thank you both for the sanity check, I figured as much, I'll re-run the calibration tonight. :cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I have another question or two about how to...

I have another question or two about how to configure my setup with Audyssey.

From looking at the Atmos speaker placement diagram and my room photos below (Atmos speakers are the little DT Monitor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Thanks for digging out the links! Appreciate it!

Thanks for digging out the links! Appreciate it!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Thanks for all the great advice, my comments are...

Thanks for all the great advice, my comments are in red.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,137
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I received my Marantz SR-7009 last week and have...

I received my Marantz SR-7009 last week and have been messing around with it ever since. I just moved into a new home and decided to use the loft areas for the overhead channels. My current 5.1...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Pioneer Elite VSX-23txh 7.1 THX Receiver

I am selling my excellent condition Pioneer Elite VSX23-thx receiver. I purchased this in 2010 and it was used as the primary receiver in my home theater. I have the original packaging, instruction...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Emotiva UPA-5 - Five Channel Power Amplifier

I am selling my excellent condition Emotiva UPA-5 amp. I purchased this in 2010 and it was used as a primary amp in my home theater. I have the original packaging, instruction book and (heavy duty)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 86,793
Posted By BillY2KFRC
Just found out I'll be receiving mine from AVS...

Just found out I'll be receiving mine from AVS tomorrow, cannot wait! I will be doing 5.1.4 for Atmos. I have SVS SCS-01 for my 5 basic speakers and will be using Def Tech 800s for my 4 height...
Forum: Screens   06-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By BillY2KFRC
I've been doing research on this same topic and...

I've been doing research on this same topic and am now leaning towards the Stewart CIMA Tiburon. Cost to performance ratio seems pretty good. I haven't had a chance to try any in person though yet.
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