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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-20-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By curt248
I think a lot of people say the amazon or ebay...

I think a lot of people say the amazon or ebay bulbs might not throw the correct color. I don't know. If anyone has had experience with those aftermarket bulbs that cost about $50 let me know. If...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-20-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By curt248
I ran mine on Eco for about 1500 hours. Epson...

I ran mine on Eco for about 1500 hours. Epson sent me a new bulb for free. I think they have updated the bulb due to many premature failures. At $300 each I hope they fixed whatever issue they had....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2013, 07:04 PM
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Posted By curt248
If it was a 705 , it might be worth it. The 706...

If it was a 705 , it might be worth it. The 706 was not a good version. I'd buy a used 605, 705 or 805 on eBay. We bought a used 605 for my parents for about $150 shipped from eBay. The 805 is a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2013, 05:11 AM
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Posted By curt248
Mine does that sometimes. I usually just turn it...

Mine does that sometimes. I usually just turn it off then on again and that takes care of it. I have a 15 foot or so hdmi cable.
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Hey Coyotee it looks like I may be in luck with...

Hey Coyotee it looks like I may be in luck with my receiver.

I pulled out the owners manual for my onkyo sr805. It has preouts for all 7 channels plus sub. We already knew that. Here's what we...
Forum: Screens   11-22-2010, 08:37 PM
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Posted By curt248
I was going to say the same thing about having...

I was going to say the same thing about having the screen 3 feet above your h head.

The closer to eye level the better. Use a shelf if you have to. I got an adjustable ceiling mount from...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
http://www.us.onkyo.com/zoom.cfm?cla...er&m=TX-SR...

http://www.us.onkyo.com/zoom.cfm?cla...er&m=TX-SR805# (http://www.us.onkyo.com/zoom.cfm?class=Receiver&m=TX-SR805#)

This is the link to a picture of the back of my receiver. Just click the rear...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2010, 09:40 PM
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Posted By curt248
My screen is 16:9 HD format. I do notice a...

My screen is 16:9 HD format.

I do notice a difference when changing my projector to my calibrated settings for movies. It is even better than the best setting (preset) by epson after using a...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Have you ever figured out how many lumens you...

Have you ever figured out how many lumens you are getting to the screen?

What settings are you using with the pani ae4000? Are you able to use the best movie settings or using the dynamic mode?
...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Where did you find room for the height on a 168"...

Where did you find room for the height on a 168" screen? Maybe since you need no room for a center speaker it would be easier to get away with a massive screen.

Which pj are you using?

Which...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2010, 04:59 PM
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Posted By curt248
What You, I, most people will run into is not...

What You, I, most people will run into is not enough height for the big speaker and a screen. There is no room to put the la scala upright in our room with standard ceiling height and have a big...
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2010, 06:30 AM
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Posted By curt248
Wow. Thank you so much for all of the...

Wow. Thank you so much for all of the information. I can't believe I didn't get a chance to read this until now. I've been out buying jetskis. It's so hot out lately.

Ok so the programs that you...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
coytee, i think you are insane with that outdoor...

coytee, i think you are insane with that outdoor speaker setup. I guess when you go big, you go big!

Is the dx38 the best option then? I was thinking that maybe there is a setup that can control...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Wow. Large area to work with. That looks...

Wow. Large area to work with. That looks awesome.

Make sure to set the cutoffs for all of your speakers at 80hz and listen for movie magic.
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2010, 04:54 PM
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Posted By curt248
Here's a pic of my current set up. The screen is...

Here's a pic of my current set up. The screen is 120 inch diagonal. The front center and right speakers are Klipsch la scalas (3ft high X 2ft wide for a sense of scale).
...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2010, 04:47 PM
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Posted By curt248
Tony 123, running Audyssey will make the...

Tony 123, running Audyssey will make the speakers sound much better. Also, cutting off the la scalas at 80hz will make them sound much much better. I was surprised at how much better they sounded...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,127
Posted By curt248
Coytee, you may want to do what someone else...

Coytee, you may want to do what someone else suggested and go with an at (acoustically transparent) screen. As long as you can control the light (make it completely dark) a modern projector such as...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Jubilee's are few and far between. My next...

Jubilee's are few and far between. My next venture will probably to add the K 402 tweeter (it's actually bigger than the entire la scala) on top. The 402 is the tweeter used in the jubilee.

I'm...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
I have been using the 3 lascalas up front now...

I have been using the 3 lascalas up front now for over a month now.

It's hard to describe how good this setup is.

I have a 120 inch screen and figured that could make any movie good.

Adding...
Forum: Speakers   06-08-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
I bought a really nice black single la scala. It...

I bought a really nice black single la scala. It is a 2002 we think. I'm going to turn it on its side for now.

Another guy in the klipsch forum did this and he said the results were good. He said...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By curt248
Mjg how does the dedicated theater screen...

Mjg how does the dedicated theater screen compare to the da lite HP 2.8?
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,127
Posted By curt248
what screen do you have for at? I have a...

what screen do you have for at?

I have a epson 8500ub. It puts out about 600 lumens on the best setting.

I have been running it with the hp with the low power setting and it looks fantastic.
...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,127
Posted By curt248
the pro 10's are going to come from...

the pro 10's are going to come from tweakcityaudio.com.

Thanks for the link to the article on center channels for klipsch heritage speakers.

After reading the article, I'm still not sure what...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,127
Posted By curt248
Hmm.... Maybe a la scala on it's side? Anyone...

Hmm.... Maybe a la scala on it's side? Anyone looking for a single la scala for a center channel or selling one?
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,127
Posted By curt248
Which would be better, turning a cornwall on...

Which would be better, turning a cornwall on it's side or an upright heresy for the center channel?

I'll have to consider the at screen once we finish the dedicated theater room. I really love my...
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