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Forum: Remote Control Area   12-01-2016, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Brian Hampton
Hello, I used Harmony remotes before and...

Hello,

I used Harmony remotes before and then spent a long time with only the iphone as a remote using Roomie.

Now, I have the Smart Control kit and I really, really, like the handheld remote...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-01-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 85,708
Posted By Brian Hampton
Nice to see more people getting the pj setup. ...

Nice to see more people getting the pj setup.

It has to be the very first thing I do as soon as it's even possible.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 03:42 AM
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Posted By Brian Hampton
That is a trick question. Mainly because...

That is a trick question.

Mainly because Plex is used to play your own media and you don't mention anything about the format of your own 3D movies.

Plex also has plugins for many "channels"...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-27-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 275,086
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hello, I used Harmony in the past and now...

Hello,

I used Harmony in the past and now I'm trying to come back to it with the smart control kit that I picked up yesterday.

For the longest time I have been adamant about IP control of...
Forum: Home Automation   11-26-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Brian Hampton
I bought the amazon dot today. So far I...

I bought the amazon dot today.

So far I can't use it for any of the things I bought it for.

But, I can get a weather report.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-20-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
I red the original anniversary 3 disc edition of...

I red the original anniversary 3 disc edition of PatGoD specified a SACD 5.1 mix but that was updated with the mono mix instead.

I can't find the article now.

Also Nick Mason suggested all the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 85,708
Posted By Brian Hampton
The 65 Retails for DOUBLE the price if the 45 so...

The 65 Retails for DOUBLE the price if the 45 so in that sense it's worth $600 more. (Better resale value)

It adds the dynamic contrast (as mentioned)

And it adds Network connectivity. (Very...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 85,708
Posted By Brian Hampton
Cool They are both great. If you have the 40 then...

They are both great.

If you have the 40 then congrats you did well.

If you have neither yet there is no reason to buy the 40 because it has been replaced with the superior 45.

-Brian
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,768
Posted By Brian Hampton
I would start with reference or User (they are...

I would start with reference or User (they are identical when reset) and then choose D65 for Color and R709 for color space and 2.4 for gamma, then adjust brightness.

I think that's as far as you...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-20-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
They announced the set quite a while back so I'm...

They announced the set quite a while back so I'm sad to hear there are problems with it. And it's also sad the felt compelled to remove a few of the best parts of it which were the reasons I wanted...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-19-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By Brian Hampton
I think your best bet is to call Sony and ask. ...

I think your best bet is to call Sony and ask.

Or use the online Chat.

Try this page...

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/support-contacts.pl?mdl=VPLHW45ES

=Brian
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-19-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
I don't think they will fix sets already shipped...

I don't think they will fix sets already shipped but then I don't actually know much.

I do hear that there are other problems with the set. So they may halt orders.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-19-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Brian Hampton
I can say that they often do honor the warranty...

I can say that they often do honor the warranty and the process can be a good experience.

My HW30ES developed the SXRD degredation problem and I sent it for repair. They opted to repair it but...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-19-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
Sorry ... I was trying to specify where I...

Sorry ...

I was trying to specify where I "edit"-ed the post ... but I didn't actually make a lot of sense.

So, yeah... without tools and stuff there is no way to access the data.

This is...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-19-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
I'm pretty sure they would fix this as soon as...

I'm pretty sure they would fix this as soon as possible.

Edit - Link to the story
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Brian Hampton
Sony recommends these ... ...

Sony recommends these ...

https://www.sony.com/electronics/projector/vpl-hw45es/buy
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-18-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,761
Posted By Brian Hampton
I read meddle in 5.1 was left in the kit but is...

I read meddle in 5.1 was left in the kit but is hidden and only blu ray ripping software reveals it.

I was hoping someone would get or help me get the box set for my bday Monday. Hope I get it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Brian Hampton
I don't think anyone with a 45ES has replaced the...

I don't think anyone with a 45ES has replaced the bulb yet.

Many people with a 45ES likely have under 300 hours on it yet.

People who pre-ordered it sometimes didn't get it in house till last...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By Brian Hampton
Save time and go with the 45ES. I actually...

Save time and go with the 45ES.

I actually like Epson Pj's ... ... so I guess give them a look and then just pick one.
I bought a Epson PJ for my church where I volunteer AV and computer...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 85,708
Posted By Brian Hampton
Lowly blu rays ? Say what ?

Lowly blu rays ?

Say what ?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-16-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 46,116
Posted By Brian Hampton
I didn't go into the service menus. Maybe I...

I didn't go into the service menus.

Maybe I will ... much much later.

I have convergence turned off and when I turn off reality creation my test patterns all look fine.

I don't see any...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-16-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 46,116
Posted By Brian Hampton
I don't really want to check my new pj for stuff...

I don't really want to check my new pj for stuff like this. Before reading the last few pages I thought if you didn't use convergence in the user menu then no correction was applied.

Now I think...
Forum: Display Devices   11-13-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Brian Hampton
It's 1.5 hours drive for me so I could pick it up...

It's 1.5 hours drive for me so I could pick it up Wednesday like 10 am for example.
Forum: Display Devices   11-13-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Brian Hampton
Sure. Thanks.

Sure.

Thanks.
Forum: Display Devices   11-13-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Brian Hampton
My room is 130" wide. I have double checked...

My room is 130" wide.

I have double checked all the measurements regarding projector throw and such.

I know it will fit in my van. (Un assembled).

Now, to proceed we only need to negotiate...
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