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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-29-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By howletus
Just curious because I'm having a bunch of...

Just curious because I'm having a bunch of people over to watch movies on my Sony HW50 ES and I just got the pop up to clean my air filter which occurs at 1500 hours. Since I have a
new bulb I was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,133
Posted By howletus
I'm using banana plugs at the receiver and bare...

I'm using banana plugs at the receiver and bare wire at the speakers. I haven't moved anything since I first hooked it up so I don't know why there would be a problem with a speaker connection....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,133
Posted By howletus
I've only had this receiver a few months. Bought...

I've only had this receiver a few months. Bought it brand new from Best Buy. It has worked for for a few months but in the last few days it has been shutting off by itself and the red light on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2013, 03:23 PM
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Views: 648,229
Posted By howletus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JChin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2013, 03:12 PM
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Views: 648,229
Posted By howletus
Thanks for the response but not answering my...

Thanks for the response but not answering my question. I understand that if you have a sub you are better to set it to small so that lower freq will be mostly handled by the sub. I get all that. But...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2013, 12:13 PM
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Views: 648,229
Posted By howletus
Is my x4000 using the manual settings, the...

Is my x4000 using the manual settings, the Audyssey xT32 settings, or both and how can I tell? I read the threads about how to set up to optimize bass management but I don't understand why the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By howletus
Current room is 14' x 18'.

Current room is 14' x 18'.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By howletus
I just added a projector to my HT and need to...

I just added a projector to my HT and need to upgrade my old Yamaha rx-v650 to something more up to date mainly for the HDMI switching and improved room correction. I have been looking at the Yamaha...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,698
Posted By howletus
So I am replacing an older Yamaha RX receiver...

So I am replacing an older Yamaha RX receiver and was about the pull the trigger on a discounted Denon 3313ci (I need the 3 HDMI outs) until I heard about the new Denon X4000 that comes with...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
By the way, the cable I got is the 50ft Ultra...

By the way, the cable I got is the 50ft Ultra Slim Series High Performance HDMI® Cable w/ RedMere® Technology.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-24-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
How long is your HDMI cable and what brand are...

How long is your HDMI cable and what brand are you using with your hw50? I just connected a 50' Monoprice cable but for some reason it is not working. I re-connected the 25' ridiculously expensive...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-12-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
Hey Mike. Doesn't the HW50 come with 2 pairs of...

Hey Mike. Doesn't the HW50 come with 2 pairs of glasses? I only got one.
Forum: Screens   05-21-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By howletus
So I can't use a Stewart Firehawk G3 with a 12'...

So I can't use a Stewart Firehawk G3 with a 12' throw? What is the limitation? I will ask this in the Stewart forum as well.
Forum: Screens   05-20-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By howletus
So I think I've decided against the DNP 08-85...

So I think I've decided against the DNP 08-85 screen. I had an 80" sample for a week and I was comparing to my interim Elite Sabel 1.8 gain screen. I just didn't see much of a difference in my room...
Forum: Screens   05-20-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 584,556
Posted By howletus
So I think I've decided against the DNP 08-85...

So I think I've decided against the DNP 08-85 screen. I had an 80" sample for a week and I was comparing to my interim Elite Sabel 1.8 gain screen. I just didn't see much of a difference in my room...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-20-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
Can someone tell me why my video is...

Can someone tell me why my video is jumping/choppy? I put in a Downton Abbey Bluray disk last night and the motion was very choppy. Any motion was jumpy instead of smooth. I tried motion enhancer on...
Forum: Screens   05-20-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 584,556
Posted By howletus
Steve. I agree. I am rethinking the BD as well...

Steve. I agree. I am rethinking the BD as well for a few reasons.

1) I still have not seen a response from Blake or SI on the questions about whether the latest material has improved performance...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-15-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
Is anyone using their Sony with an anamorphic...

Is anyone using their Sony with an anamorphic lens? If so, which one and how is it working out? What screen are you currently using and why?
I just got my hw50 last week and I'm still in the...
Forum: Screens   05-13-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 584,556
Posted By howletus
This question was posed over a week ago. I'm...

This question was posed over a week ago. I'm hoping Blake of someone from SI will respond to it as I am wondering the same thing.
Forum: Screens   05-09-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 394,394
Posted By howletus
I just order a 100" Elite Sable Fixed 1.8 gain...

I just order a 100" Elite Sable Fixed 1.8 gain until I made a decision on a Black Diamond or DNP screen. Anyone using this screen or something similar that can offer their opinions and advice on how...
Forum: Screens   05-05-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By howletus
I have read the threads discussing this very...

I have read the threads discussing this very topic but still undecided. These screens are very pricey and I do not have disposable income but because there doesn't seem to be a consensus on getting...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-05-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 273,484
Posted By howletus
I am expecting my hw50es some time this week. I...

I am expecting my hw50es some time this week. I am curious about set up / placement. I have already looked at the manual online. It has min and max vertical, horizontal, and throw placement when...
Forum: Screens   04-30-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 584,556
Posted By howletus
Can someone tell me how the black diamond has...

Can someone tell me how the black diamond has evolved over the last few years? I'm curious how a black diamond that was purchased a couple years ago is different from the current black diamond. Is...
Forum: Screens   04-30-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By howletus
I guess it would be more problematic on a white...

I guess it would be more problematic on a white screen. I will have to see how bad it is on a HC gray screen.
I also still need to research what masking systems are available that DON'T cost $10K...
Forum: Screens   04-29-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By howletus
So I'm really having a hard time deciding on...

So I'm really having a hard time deciding on screen size. The recommended max for my viewing distance (10' to 13') is 110". Already have the projector. 110" seems like a nice big image from 13'....
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