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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Ok - understood. Seems at that the 350 and 500...

Ok - understood. Seems at that the 350 and 500 differ there. Based on the fan noise, I am assuming that 3D automatically kicks the 500 into high lamp mode.

On my 135" 1.1 gain screen - I need to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Skrill
I think the "Brightness" setting under the 3D...

I think the "Brightness" setting under the 3D menu is different that lamp mode. But Mike or Craig would know better.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Just so you know -- I think 3D mode automatically...

Just so you know -- I think 3D mode automatically defeats the set lamp mode - and it defaults to "high" (it also defeats the auto iris).

I certainly have noticed that the fan kicks into higher...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-23-2015, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Javs, All i can say is that the numbers I...

Javs,

All i can say is that the numbers I have seen are 2K to 3K hours based on projector reviews. I don't think Sony published numbers for either projector.

And my wife and I loved Syndey...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-23-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Skrill
No ethernet that I recall. I also never updated...

No ethernet that I recall. I also never updated the firmware as I was not aware of any updates being available for the 55ES.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-21-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Skrill
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/33-8700 ...

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/33-8700

Looks to be back ordered. Bummer.

Check out post 9786 in this thread.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-21-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Skrill
If you do a search of this thread, you will find...

If you do a search of this thread, you will find a link to an isolator sold by MCM that passes through the frequencies associated with DirecTV. It is the only such isolator that I know of. I am...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-21-2015, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I acquired a 500ES - and it is everything people...

I acquired a 500ES - and it is everything people say it is. Beautiful product and shoots a amazing pictre with great detail, contrast, color and motion. A very sizable upgrade from my 55ES (which...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-21-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Yep - in line isolators work well - just make sur...

Yep - in line isolators work well - just make sur the pass the right frequencies for you type of programming. Cable and DTV require completely different types of isolators.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-21-2015, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I use the Peerless PRG UNV - good mount, and $100...

I use the Peerless PRG UNV - good mount, and $100 shipped through Amazon.

Used it with my 55 and now with my 500ES.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-20-2015, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Sounds like it's probably a ground loop hum (60hz...

Sounds like it's probably a ground loop hum (60hz hum). It is likely not a problem with the SubM - but a combination of wiring in the home and lack of a unified ground.

Do some searches on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-19-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Remote has buttons to quick jump to all nine...

Remote has buttons to quick jump to all nine presets (they are at the top of the remote -- just under the power button). You can set them all independently -- i.e., you can set Ref to have no noise...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-19-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Skrill
For Mack warranties -- contact Curt at...

For Mack warranties -- contact Curt at http://tapeworkstexas.com/
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   03-19-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Recent updates to the video equipment and soon...

Recent updates to the video equipment and soon adding the first set of acoustic treatments.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-19-2015, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Ronald -- try this: Set up Reference as your...

Ronald -- try this:

Set up Reference as your prime setting for blu ray and other really clean sources (like high bit rate TV channels -- HBO for example).

Set up Film 1 as your less then prime...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-19-2015, 03:17 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Well - I just set up my 500ES/600ES last night...

Well - I just set up my 500ES/600ES last night (more on that after I've had more time with it). First the DI does have some different settings versus the 55ES - namely a 'Brightness' setting in the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-18-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I am interested in this answer -- but I can tell...

I am interested in this answer -- but I can tell you that I do not believe that is how it works on the 55ES.

On the 55ES you have Off, Auto Full, Auto Lmited, and Manual (0-100). Auto full...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Skrill
It is pretty good on low. I like it for Sports -...

It is pretty good on low. I like it for Sports - but less so for movies. Definitely a taste thing - and a setting worth playing with.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Soap Opera = Motion Enhancer is on, turn it off. ...

Soap Opera = Motion Enhancer is on, turn it off. Also make sure film projection mode is off (for now). The latter causes a flicker with 24p content.

Use Reference Mode (and other settings you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-12-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Hey guys -- anyone tried these Owens Corning...

Hey guys -- anyone tried these Owens Corning absorbers?...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Not to correct you -- as I am sure you have...

Not to correct you -- as I am sure you have forgotten more than I know about AV stuff -- but I had the Onkyo TX-SR805 -- and the SR875 was the same unit I believe, just with upgraded video processing...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Skrill
More and finer picture settings to set your...

More and finer picture settings to set your variables. Better scaling than what may be in your receiver or PJ.

But in the end -- you are right in that you would be using it for switching. That...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2015, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I had one for six years -- sold it last year for...

I had one for six years -- sold it last year for $300 on Craigslist. The 805 was a 60lb beast with a lot of great features including Audyssey XT. 875 added nicer video processing chipset.

But...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-09-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Skrill
For those having ground loop hum issues. I had...

For those having ground loop hum issues. I had solved mine earlier by grounding my cable and satellite feeder coax to the primary house ground, and installing an in-line filter for my DirecTV feed. ...
Forum: Screens   03-09-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I received by refurb "used-acceptable" Silver...

I received by refurb "used-acceptable" Silver Ticket 135 16:9 fixed frame 1.1 gain screen over the weekend. It basically appeared new -- although some the packaging showed signs opening and...
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