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Forum: Screens   07-05-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By marswill
Thumbs up Retractable Firehawk G3

I've had a 100" retractable Firehawk G3 since October 2007. This screen has been deployed and retracted almost every day since then and it still performs a well as when it was new. Occasionally a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 1,628,396
Posted By marswill
I've had dropout issues for over a week now....

I've had dropout issues for over a week now. They seem to mostly happen on a scene change and sometimes I notice a total drop in signal on my receiver when it occurs. Sometimes the audio is also...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 1,628,396
Posted By marswill
Great Job. Thanks for sharing.

Great Job. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 463,659
Posted By marswill
I had a similar problem with the higher...

I had a similar problem with the higher frequencies being attenuated due to the fact I'm at the end of a long cable run. I added a tilt compensator. This device attenuates the low frequencies 12dB...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 1,628,396
Posted By marswill
I got the following letter in the mail...

I got the following letter in the mail yesterday:
"Comcast's network upgrade to an all-digital platform will soon be complete, bringing you all the amazing entertainment and features of XFINITY TV,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-19-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,293,698
Posted By marswill
I have had the Fat PS3 for several years now and...

I have had the Fat PS3 for several years now and I have NEVER had a problem playing ANY BD disk. I have 250 movies and I've NEVER had a problem. I do not consider the PS3 as an entry level player at...
Forum: Screens   01-05-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 301,767
Posted By marswill
I just ordered my screen with the 12V trigger...

I just ordered my screen with the 12V trigger option. This will allow your projector, AV receiver, or in my case the video processor, to lower and raise the screen. My AV receiver and video...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,293,698
Posted By marswill
The additional jitter is caused by the...

The additional jitter is caused by the transition from copper to optical and back from optical to copper. There is no additional jitter caused by being in the optical domain, only because of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-25-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,293,698
Posted By marswill
A bit off subject but I'd like to comment about...

A bit off subject but I'd like to comment about digital audio quality. As far as PCM digital audio goes I have experimented with I2S, Coaxial S/PDIF and Toslink on a very high end HiFi system. The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-23-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19,292
Views: 5,294,981
Posted By marswill
I really like the CW02 case. It has a lot of...

I really like the CW02 case. It has a lot of room for almost anything you might want to install now or in the future. It also has excellent cooling and it's built like a battle ship. Nothing cheap...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2011, 10:10 PM
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Posted By marswill
It's not a bad deal if you get the CPU for free...

It's not a bad deal if you get the CPU for free like I did. :-)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19,292
Views: 5,294,981
Posted By marswill
I have the following HTPC: Silverstone...

I have the following HTPC:
Silverstone CW02B-MXR Case
Asus P6X58D Premium MotherBoard
Intel i7 975 CPU
Zalman CNPS9500A LED Copper CPU Cooler
Patriot PVT36G1333LLK 6GB DDR3 1333MH memory...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-20-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19,292
Views: 5,294,981
Posted By marswill
Quote:Originally Posted by joeydrunk...

Quote:Originally Posted by joeydrunk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20464986)

What do you know about acustical materials inside the case to...
Forum: Screens   04-25-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 301,767
Posted By marswill
Yes, I have a motorized Firehawk G3 with 12V...

Yes, I have a motorized Firehawk G3 with 12V trigger. It works great as it comes down when the JVC projector come on.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 1,628,396
Posted By marswill
Quote:Originally Posted by That Don Guy...

Quote:Originally Posted by That Don Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19619957)

Pardon me for asking, but what is a "termination cap"? Every...
Forum: Video Processors   04-01-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,840
Views: 420,332
Posted By marswill
Been to busy to do CMS yet. I've got the tools,...

Been to busy to do CMS yet. I've got the tools, CalMAN and i1 Display 2. Now I just need the time to play with it. I'll let you know how it goes when I get the chance.
Forum: Video Processors   03-31-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,840
Views: 420,332
Posted By marswill
Hi, Same as above with HDMI1 going to my JVC...

Hi,
Same as above with HDMI1 going to my JVC RS1 and HDMI Audio out going to my Denon 4306. No problems at all.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-22-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,293,698
Posted By marswill
I've designed a number of crossover networks,...

I've designed a number of crossover networks, both active and passive. For most speaker crossovers the woofer uses a passive low pass filter, the midrange uses a band pass filter and the tweeter...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-09-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,293,698
Posted By marswill
Okay, I finally decided that I needed to provide...

Okay, I finally decided that I needed to provide this group with a copy of a paper I wrote in 1999 when HD was first getting off the ground. The recommendations listed in the following paper came...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-05-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 975,551
Posted By marswill
Quote: A related question to all of you...

Quote:

A related question to all of you responders:
What kind of lifetime did you get out of the previous bulbs?


I got over 2100 hours on my first bulb. I'm currently at about 1400 hours on...
Forum: Video Processors   12-03-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,840
Views: 420,332
Posted By marswill
If you set the output to 1080P, it will always...

If you set the output to 1080P, it will always be 1080P. Then set the frame rate to 1:1 (or something like that, I'm not currently where I can read the menus). With these settings the output frame...
Forum: Screens   10-08-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 301,767
Posted By marswill
Quote:Originally Posted by KB1...

Quote:Originally Posted by KB1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17320321)

Thanks again Marswill! Very useful info indeed. I think I'll do...
Forum: Screens   10-08-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 301,767
Posted By marswill
Quote:Originally Posted by KB1...

Quote:Originally Posted by KB1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17318636)

Thanks Marswill for the very useful reply. I have a few follow-up...
Forum: Screens   10-07-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 301,767
Posted By marswill
I have the same setup that you are proposing. I...

I have the same setup that you are proposing. I have a Luxus A 100" wall mounted screen that goes over an older large in wall mounted CRT. I needed 3 inches of clearance to clear the CRT. I built a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-11-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 975,551
Posted By marswill
If you're asking me if Blu-ray works over my...

If you're asking me if Blu-ray works over my Accell cable the answer is yes. Everything works in all modes, i.e. all resolutions and frame rates. I have never had a problem with any part of my...
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