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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-17-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Bigbluedude
Replaced my 3 year old dead Panasonic AE4000u...

Replaced my 3 year old dead Panasonic AE4000u with an Epson 8700. (no need for 3D capability at this time) We loved the Panny but the Epson outperforms it. Contrast and Brightness smash the Panny....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-08-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Bigbluedude
Projector ROI (return on investment) AE 4000...

Projector ROI (return on investment) AE 4000 with a whole house surge protector and and 2nd local surge protector $62 per month to watch. Same as a compact car payment, UGH!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Bigbluedude
I just received the email that I never wanted,...

I just received the email that I never wanted, my AE 4000 at exactly 3 years is DEAD. A "doctor" informed me that the main board is dead and the lamp housing cracked. Total repair bill approx....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-14-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,544
Views: 1,113,971
Posted By Bigbluedude
I am ready to hook up my screen etc. to the...

I am ready to hook up my screen etc. to the Panny trigger out/in plug and not sure what jack is used for the trigger. Looks like mini banana? Is that correct? Thanks
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-08-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bigbluedude
Just got the 4000 running last night right at...

Just got the 4000 running last night right at dinner time. (#311 according to the serial number) No adjustments yet, but had to try out the movie 300 on BlueRay (Playstation 3) My wife walked in an...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-31-2005, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Bigbluedude
Hey Blacter, Search Accuride on the web,...

Hey Blacter,

Search Accuride on the web, maybe the offer one narrower. But my Yammy amp just fits in the cabinet at this width. Not sure how your going to fit a big Receiver in a smaller cabinet,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-07-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Bigbluedude
Pogue of the NYTimes has this article in today's...

Pogue of the NYTimes has this article in today's paper. Sounds very cool for apartment life!! Heck even in a bedroom! Could it be used as a Rear PJ?
Has any of our Forum Rats seen this PJ in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-18-2005, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Bigbluedude
Our neighbors lent us a DVD a few weeks ago and...

Our neighbors lent us a DVD a few weeks ago and we finally got around to watching it. The name was "Kisna" I would call it a Bollywood movie. The Family sat down fired it up on our front projector,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-28-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,403
Views: 263,354
Posted By Bigbluedude
H79 Gang, Thanks for the confirmation!!! I...

H79 Gang,

Thanks for the confirmation!!! I am ready to sell some of my stock for the H79 and maybe my first born http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif. But nobody will take him...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-28-2005, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,403
Views: 263,354
Posted By Bigbluedude
Guitarman and H79 Gang, After reading the...

Guitarman and H79 Gang,

After reading the Pro Central Review, is this projector really that good? I have been watching the H79 story develop over the last several months in this H79 thread and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-10-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Bigbluedude
100 Watts is not much for a sub in a big room....

100 Watts is not much for a sub in a big room. You may just be underpowered, especially if the 100W is Peak and not RMS. Small settings for your other speakers is OK. Also, check the crossover...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-10-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Bigbluedude
We have 2 Golden retrievers. The family has been...

We have 2 Golden retrievers. The family has been watching so many movies that as it gets dark, the female heads for the big foot stool in the movie room and makes herself comfy. During one movie,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2005, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Bigbluedude
Every time I open a wall up in my house I put...

Every time I open a wall up in my house I put insulation in. Make sure it is unfaced, no vapor barrier. You don't want the vapor barrier to trap any moisture inside the walls. BTW, low frequency...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Bigbluedude
Try the Lansing Forum, they have helped me with...

Try the Lansing Forum, they have helped me with my JBLs.

http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=1
Forum: Speakers   04-21-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Bigbluedude
Lion, Many post about this problem and it...

Lion,

Many post about this problem and it can be tricky. I have my sub also on the same circuit and sometimes get buzz even then. Make sure you find out what else is running in your home when you...
Forum: Speakers   04-20-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By Bigbluedude
I have looked at this website many times but...

I have looked at this website many times but have only realized recently that I do not have enough days left in my life to want to spend it doing this.....!!!
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-11-2005, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Bigbluedude
Listening, Thanks for the suggestions. I...

Listening,

Thanks for the suggestions. I tried to keep the power vs. audio/video cables separated as much as possible. The cable carrier (not seen) in the back of the cabinet is not that friendly...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-10-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Bigbluedude
Hi All, Just finished installation of an...

Hi All,

Just finished installation of an Accuride Rack system. For me this was great as I lacked rear access at the location I needed to install the rack. This is basically a top and bottom slide...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-06-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,983
Views: 743,190
Posted By Bigbluedude
We just watched Saw this week. Very good...

We just watched Saw this week. Very good surround sound action with this movie and the WAF factor was great. Subs got some work out also. At first she(we) thought it would have too much blood and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-12-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Bigbluedude
I am ready to pull the trigger on a >$3-4K PJ...

I am ready to pull the trigger on a >$3-4K PJ after the March 15 bonus this year. I have the family addicted to DVDs (3 x week). Now using a INFOCUS LP 70+ borrowed from work on weekends and a DIY...
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2005, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Bigbluedude
Thanks guys, I posted over in the Lansing forum...

Thanks guys, I posted over in the Lansing forum so will see what those guys have to say. I gave a short history of these speakers in that forum if your interested. They are going on at least 30...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Bigbluedude
Need to find a replacement or repair for my...

Need to find a replacement or repair for my midrange and tweeter in one of my JBL L100. I have the midrange (LE 5-2) and the tweeter out and I cannot get them to fire even disconnected from the...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-06-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,077
Posted By Bigbluedude
I bought a 35 foot length of raw 5 wire shielded...

I bought a 35 foot length of raw 5 wire shielded cable from a HT store to bury in my wall before the sheet rock. The 5 wire shielded cable cost about $70 and was worth every foot. I have put both...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-15-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,782
Posted By Bigbluedude
I had the same situation with Yamaha YPAO. I...

I had the same situation with Yamaha YPAO. I have dipole surrounds at about 6.5 feet off the ground. After using the auto setup I could not hear the surrounds. I went in and manually adjusted until...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-15-2004, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Bigbluedude
The problem with Drywall taping is you just...

The problem with Drywall taping is you just become an expert when the job is finished and you forget it all by the time you do it again. Ugh. More light coats(4-5) are better then 2 or 3 heavy...
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