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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-07-2016, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Gregory
Here are some pictures. The first pic is with...

Here are some pictures. The first pic is with the 4' of blackout...........shadow box style. The last two show the effect of dropping the ceiling material like an awning and how it darkens the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-05-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 193,923
Posted By Gregory
This was a cheap experiment to see what blacking...

This was a cheap experiment to see what blacking out would achieve. Because this is a living room, which I intend to make look as little as a theater as possible during the day I had to be sure...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-04-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 193,923
Posted By Gregory
I started doing blackout experiments in my living...

I started doing blackout experiments in my living room. It all started one day when I borrowed an Espon 4X3 2200 lumen business projector from work to help decide on screen size and positioning. ...
Forum: Screens   04-02-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By Gregory
Harkness Digital Screen Verifier.....Any Experience

Anyone have experience with the Harkness Digital Screen Verifier app for the iPhone? Apparently, you can measure screen brightness off of the screen.........measures luminance. I have the iPhone...
Forum: Screens   03-30-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Gregory
Light Meter to Measure Screen Brightness

I've been searching light meters to measure screen brightness. I found that the CA813 is recommended. What other meters are recommended? I understand the way that this meter is used is to position...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-30-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Gregory
Light Meter to Measure Screen Brightness

I've been searching light meters to measure screen brightness (for a projector/screen). I found that the CA813 is recommended. What other meters are recommended? I understand the way that this...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 93,488
Posted By Gregory
My screen will be used in CIH using the zoom...

My screen will be used in CIH using the zoom method. The screen will be a 2.35 AR, size 125" diagonal 49" X 115" (1.78 AR = 49" X 87"), gain = 1.0 and possibly, acoustically transparent. The throw...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-20-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Gregory
Panasonic PT-AE8000: Cinema 1 vs Normal Mode

Hi,

Can anyone describe the pros and cons of Cinema 1 vs Normal mode?

I think Cinema 1 would give the best picture quality, but I'm concerned when the bulb aging will dictate going to the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-15-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,149
Posted By Gregory
NU_FTW, I have a similar room as yours, a...

NU_FTW,

I have a similar room as yours, a living room with a flat white ceiling and cream colored wall papered walls. I too, am leaning towards BF X1I.

I'm interested in how much the ceiling...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-08-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Gregory
So, if I want to paint with BF X1I then I should...

So, if I want to paint with BF X1I then I should choose a Spandex that is dark gray, possibly even black........ is that correct?

Thanks,
Greg
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-06-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Gregory
MM and Ftoast, Thank you both for your...

MM and Ftoast,

Thank you both for your detailed reply's. I got some design work to do and prepare for some experimenting if I choose to go AT. Yes, this could be fun!

Just to...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-06-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Gregory
Hi MM, Can you answer my additional...

Hi MM,

Can you answer my additional questions in my last post? If you have no additional info, just say so. I will have to become the pioneer then if I decide to go the AT route.

I believe...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-05-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Gregory
MM, tHanks for responding. Was there...

MM, tHanks for responding.

Was there anything special about the preparation? Was the Spandex stretched and secured in place and then painted? Would over stretching like I suggested, keep from...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-04-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By Gregory
Painting an AT Screen? Possibly with BF X1I?

I just got great input on some screen paint solutions in another thread..........I really like the images that MM posted of Black Flame X1I. So, I'm leaning towards that painted on Sintra.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
Ftoast, Thanks for the images............30...

Ftoast,
Thanks for the images............30 degrees is good enough for now. Only a slight drop in brightness is noticeable when off-axis.



Now, all this talk about optical coatings got me...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-29-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
Ftoast, I had a hard time understanding your...

Ftoast,

I had a hard time understanding your description, so I went to your link and below, is an excerpt describing what is in each quadrant:

The top/left is a SilverFire v2.5 (current as of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-28-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
MM, Thanks for commenting on the pros and...

MM,

Thanks for commenting on the pros and cons comparing the BF X1I to the SF 2.5 3.0. Also, thanks for commenting on the substrates and your offer on the Sintra........ greatly appreciated!
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-27-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
MM, Thanks for taking the time and posting...

MM,

Thanks for taking the time and posting those amazing pictures. The colors are incredible and the off-axis views show no limitations. And all with the Panny, which gives me much hope.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-26-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
MississippiMan and Ftoast, Thanks for...

MississippiMan and Ftoast,


Thanks for your comments and advice.





What are the differences between the three screens that you recommend and in your opinion, what do you think...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-26-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gregory
Screen Recommendation Needed for Living Room

I'm looking for a fixed screen recommendation for my living room with the conditions listed below. I originally asked for help on this room back in 2011, but all plans got derailed. MM recommended...
Forum: Screens   03-07-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gregory
Quote:Originally Posted by airscapes...

Quote:Originally Posted by airscapes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21745833)

The point I was making is folks should at least have some clue...
Forum: Screens   03-06-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gregory
Quote:Originally Posted by airscapes...

Quote:Originally Posted by airscapes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21744681)

The projectorcentral calculator will tell you what fl you can...
Forum: Screens   02-29-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 507,132
Posted By Gregory
Quote:Originally Posted by mandarax...

Quote:Originally Posted by mandarax http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21712783)

Have you tried a sample of the Stewart? I use a hp in the showroom...
Forum: Screens   02-21-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 507,132
Posted By Gregory
Got a question on the "Updated Da-Lite HP Screen...

Got a question on the "Updated Da-Lite HP Screen Gain Calculator".

I'm planning on a 115" wide 2.35 screen. I was thinking of the Stewart ST-130, but the sparklies make me nervous, so I'm looking...
Forum: Screens   02-21-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Gregory
How about shadow boxing the screen? How far out...

How about shadow boxing the screen? How far out from the screen do you think you need to project the shadow box to improve contrast? This will noticeably darken the walls and ceiling due to...
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