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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-26-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,457
Posted By Craig Peer
I agree, and did the same. When the lights are...

I agree, and did the same. When the lights are out, I can't see the room. I'd rather see my money on the screen ( and hear it with good audio too ) !


Nice theater. I'd love a Super Lumis, but...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-26-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Craig Peer
I agree that it will be a few years before 4K...

I agree that it will be a few years before 4K projectors are under $ 5K. However, watching Blu Rays on a 4K projector has advantages now. I can sit much closer to the screen and not see pixel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 142
Posted By Craig Peer
Denon and Marantz allow that. I set each speaker...

Denon and Marantz allow that. I set each speaker crossover where I want it. I currently have a Denon 4520.
Forum: Screens   03-26-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By Craig Peer
You don't see the waves on video panning across...

You don't see the waves on video panning across the screen? It's true that tensioned screens are quite a bit more expensive. Hopefully I'll have mine for many years of enjoyment.
Forum: Screens   03-26-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Craig Peer
I agree - I love my Neve screen. Give us a call...

I agree - I love my Neve screen. Give us a call if we can help, or for a price quote. :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,764
Views: 265,538
Posted By Craig Peer
Now I'm curious - I'd better get my light meter...

Now I'm curious - I'd better get my light meter out !
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,162
Posted By Craig Peer
I agree. Good black levels are important, but so...

I agree. Good black levels are important, but so much depends on your screen size, room conditions etc. And what you watch . :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,162
Posted By Craig Peer
You don't even want to know how much fine...

You don't even want to know how much fine collectable wine I've bought once I figured out everything is available online. :eek:
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 236,251
Posted By Craig Peer
I'm not surprised - it's an outstanding projector...

I'm not surprised - it's an outstanding projector for the money. :)
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 88,147
Posted By Craig Peer
I'm using 2" thick 2' x 4' acoustic panels from...

I'm using 2" thick 2' x 4' acoustic panels from GIK. They made a big difference in my room.


http://www.gikacoustics.com/product/gik-acoustics-242-acoustic-panel/
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,706
Posted By Craig Peer
We have exactly two RS6710 b stock projectors...

We have exactly two RS6710 b stock projectors available for a great price. Call if interested. :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 347,618
Posted By Craig Peer
The room will have a big impact, however, there...

The room will have a big impact, however, there may be settings to help too. What picture mode are you using? Toggle through them. Perhaps Cinema 1 with the auto iris. And toggle through the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 41,671
Posted By Craig Peer
You could carefully just blow the dust off...

You could carefully just blow the dust off periodically with canned air. In a house with air filters in a central air system, we don't get too much dust, but my theater is somewhat isolated from the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,764
Views: 265,538
Posted By Craig Peer
" Please send your make and model projector, and...

" Please send your make and model projector, and $ 5.95 for shipping and handling, to AVS projector lamp offer, Box 123, Grand Central Station, NY. Void where prohibited by law " :)
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By Craig Peer
It could be a matching center channel speaker,...

It could be a matching center channel speaker, or, if it fits, it could be a third identical bookshelf speaker. Not a soundbar.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,764
Views: 265,538
Posted By Craig Peer
Same here. My Optoma H79 was about as dim as your...

Same here. My Optoma H79 was about as dim as your CRT. Brighter is better ! :)
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 88,147
Posted By Craig Peer
The Martin Logan Motion Series speakers don't...

The Martin Logan Motion Series speakers don't require a lot of power, and sound excellent for home theater IMO. I have the following 11 channel set up ( plus 3 SVS subs ) -


MartinLogan Motion...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-24-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 223,843
Posted By Craig Peer
What lamp power setting? On my Lumis I can adjust...

What lamp power setting? On my Lumis I can adjust the lamp power from 230 to 280 watts.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,764
Views: 265,538
Posted By Craig Peer
If we used the same projector, I'd send you my...

If we used the same projector, I'd send you my lamps when they got below 15 or 16 foot lamberts, and you could get a few more hours out of them, since I like a bright picture ! ;)
Forum: Screens   03-24-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Craig Peer
There are lots of excellent electric drop down...

There are lots of excellent electric drop down screens offered by Da Lite, Stewart, Screen Innovations - I've used electric screens since 2002. In fact, I currently have two different retractable...
Forum: Screens   03-24-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Craig Peer
Carada would be a good choice -...

Carada would be a good choice - http://www.carada.com/


Or perhaps Elite - http://www.elitescreens.com/


Give us a call at AV Science if we can help.
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By Craig Peer
I actually meant that matching speakers - same...

I actually meant that matching speakers - same line and brand - is best. The subwoofer certainly need not match - I have SVS subs and Martin Logan speakers. Get a good sub that does the job and fits...
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By Craig Peer
I think my tactic would be to " find something...

I think my tactic would be to " find something with good tonal quality and adjustable tweeter/highs and use a proper matched sub " for sure, and I might try and use bigger or more powerful speakers...
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 361
Posted By Craig Peer
Shipping damage ? It happens unfortunately. :(

Shipping damage ? It happens unfortunately. :(
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-24-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,617
Posted By Craig Peer
That's an excellent movie - I have it on Blu Ray....

That's an excellent movie - I have it on Blu Ray.


This week I got " Foxcatcher " and " Hunger Games - Mockingjay, Part 1 ", on Blu Ray. :)
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