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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-24-2016, 05:21 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Make sure you leave those doors open when the...

Make sure you leave those doors open when the unit is on, doesn't look like you have ventilation and it will toast that receiver without some airflow.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2016, 02:32 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
[/B] +1, learned that the hard way. :D

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+1, learned that the hard way. :D
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2016, 01:57 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
What ultimately matters is how you see it and if...

What ultimately matters is how you see it and if it fits your setup. Glad you found something you are happy with, I love my Silver Ticket 135" and I think I will be happy for years to come.

Now go...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-18-2016, 06:02 AM
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Views: 334,317
Posted By dolphinc
lol, glad I am not the only one. :) I...

lol, glad I am not the only one. :)



I received them new in bulk packaging and all 4 worked perfect with the HW40es. Family watched Ice Age Continental Drift in 3D last night and noticed no...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-17-2016, 05:30 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Thats an odd sound and no I do not think it's...

Thats an odd sound and no I do not think it's normal at all, almost sounds like a faulty fan but I am no expert. I would reach out the Sony or if you bought it locally return it for another one right...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-15-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,249
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Posted By dolphinc
So I have a 135" fixed 1.1 gain screen. My...

So I have a 135" fixed 1.1 gain screen. My projector sits on a shelf close to 17' from the screen. According to the projector calculator at projectorcentral.com I can get it as close as 13 1/2 feet....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-15-2016, 10:14 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Old AVS saying......Go as big as you can! :D

Old AVS saying......Go as big as you can! :D
Forum: Screens   09-14-2016, 11:09 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
I bought the same size screen and can't believe...

I bought the same size screen and can't believe how nice it is for the money. I came from a 106" Da-Lite screen which cost 3x as much. Very happy with the purchase and makes the room look like a real...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-13-2016, 02:06 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
I just bought 4 pairs new off of eBay, they were...

I just bought 4 pairs new off of eBay, they were sold in packs of 2 for $28.99 per pack. Thought it was a good deal. Here is the link if interested. I should have them by weekend.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-13-2016, 12:50 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
Sounds like an awesome setup!

Sounds like an awesome setup!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2016, 12:54 PM
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Views: 260
Posted By dolphinc
Epson's do not have the best lag time so if your...

Epson's do not have the best lag time so if your kids play a lot of fast action or FPS like COD then I would avoid the Epson, Panasonic has better lag times and Sony is even better. You can get a new...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2016, 11:38 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Can you take a picture of it? The image on the...

Can you take a picture of it? The image on the screen so we can see what you see?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2016, 11:18 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Sounds like the projector isn't even with the...

Sounds like the projector isn't even with the screen. The screen might need to move to the left or right a few inches. This happened to me with my first screen which was 106", drove me crazy for a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2016, 09:56 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
I don't know if you have an Xbox One but if you...

I don't know if you have an Xbox One but if you do you can get the TV tuner which is what I use with my OTA, it works perfectly and it even gives you a guide for your area code like a satellite...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-10-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By dolphinc
Thats true about the room conditions, the Optoma...

Thats true about the room conditions, the Optoma was a slight decrease from the BenQ W1070 but the Sony was a huge jump from both. Pic of my room below for reference.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-10-2016, 05:51 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
Thanks, price has gone up but to too bad.

Thanks, price has gone up but to too bad.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-10-2016, 05:12 PM
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Posted By dolphinc
I am sure the answer is buried somewhere in the...

I am sure the answer is buried somewhere in the 150+ pages but what are the cheapest 3D glasses that can be used with this projector? We hardly ever watch 3D but I figure we could have some glasses...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-10-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By dolphinc
Yeah, its difficult to really explain how big of...

Yeah, its difficult to really explain how big of a difference until you have experienced it yourself. When I told my wife I bought the Sony she basically thought "Another projector" and didn't expect...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-10-2016, 02:19 PM
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Views: 242
Posted By dolphinc
Just to give you an example, I had a BenQ 1070...

Just to give you an example, I had a BenQ 1070 that died a few months ago. It was out of warranty so I bought a Optoma HD141x for $600 on Amazon, wasn't a huge difference between the 2. Yesterday I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-04-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,854
Posted By dolphinc
Not sure if this is the right thread but I figure...

Not sure if this is the right thread but I figure I would ask. I have a chance to get an Epson 4030 that was installed in a theater but never used. It has zero hrs on projector and lamp. Comes with...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2016, 10:37 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Whatever mathboy! ;) 110" from 10' sounds...

Whatever mathboy! ;)


110" from 10' sounds like a good setup.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2016, 09:42 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
That equates to a 106" screen. Screens are...

That equates to a 106" screen. Screens are measured diagonally from corner to corner.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2016, 08:40 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
So sitting back about 10' he is suggesting a 106"...

So sitting back about 10' he is suggesting a 106" screen which is about right but I think you can go slightly larger and still maintain the image quality. Maybe 110"? I sit 14' away from a 135"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2016, 03:22 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
Room dimensions? Seating distance from...

Room dimensions?

Seating distance from screen?

Projector mount to wall distance?

Here is the calculator for the Sony HW40 which will be the same throw distance as the 45.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 08:51 AM
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Posted By dolphinc
I didn't experience that at all, center pushed...

I didn't experience that at all, center pushed the dialog out great.



Tried to find that but it's like $80 on Amazon, I think I will wait. :D
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