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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By willieconway
I'm looking for a new receiver, mostly because I...

I'm looking for a new receiver, mostly because I want better room correction, and I have very simple needs beyond that. The Anthem MRX 310 seems like a strong contender. Possibly dumb question:

Is...
Forum: This and That   06-04-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By willieconway
Xbox One w/GTA V and more (SF Bay Area) - REDUCED

One lightly used Xbox One (no Kinect) with these two original games included on discs:

Grand Theft Auto V
Alien: Isolation

In original box, with one controller and an HDMI cable.

Asking...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By willieconway
X4000, NR818, or SR7008?

I'm looking to upgrade my AVR, primarily to get Audyssey MultEQ XT32. I run a simple 5.1 setup, listen at maybe -35db, and have no need for networking features. I also won't be going 4K or Atmos...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-30-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
I have the exact same issue except in my case...

I have the exact same issue except in my case it's the lower left corner that drops. Mine is maybe a bit worse but I agree, pop in a movie and enjoy.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-23-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
It's Power Consumption in the menu. In THX color...

It's Power Consumption in the menu. In THX color mode you have Normal (low) and Extra Bright (high), in all others you have Normal (high) and ECO (low).

I ran mine on high for maybe 6 hours total...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-17-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
I ran my 5030 on high power for another couple of...

I ran my 5030 on high power for another couple of hours and it appears that did the trick. I switched back to low power lamp and I no longer have flickering.

Thanks for your replies, Kilgore and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
Thanks, I'll try reseating it tomorrow. Worth a...

Thanks, I'll try reseating it tomorrow. Worth a shot!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
5030UB, about 6 months old, 540 hours on the...

5030UB, about 6 months old, 540 hours on the lamp, always in (calibrated) THX mode, low power lamp setting.

Last night it started flickering. Earlier in the thread someone else with the same...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 454
Posted By willieconway
I have my own fairly out-there method: I hook...

I have my own fairly out-there method: I hook them up and use them for their intended purpose.

I know I'm probably taking all kinds of crazy risks doing it that way but hey, I like living on the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-25-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
If you haven't already, take a look at Jeff...

If you haven't already, take a look at Jeff Meier's screen material report (http://www.accucalhd.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/accucal_front_projection_screen_report.pdf) which influenced my choice...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 53,991
Views: 3,983,466
Posted By willieconway
I re-ran Audyssey (XT) yesterday after having...

I re-ran Audyssey (XT) yesterday after having moved my L and R speakers, Veritas 5.1s, a bit. Three times I had to re-start the procedure because when the test tone hit my center, a Veritas 5.2C, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-14-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
You're probably right. In my case, after having...

You're probably right. In my case, after having positioned the projector correctly, the issue is now so small that I'm not going to bother. I have 3 corners that are fine and then a lower right...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-14-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
I was able to reduce it a bit but it's still...

I was able to reduce it a bit but it's still there. In the process I did realize that overall I hadn't aligned the projector properly. However, I finally took care of that, and I'm now confident it's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By willieconway
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/139-display-calibration/948496-avs-hd-709-blu-ray-mp4-calibration.html
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-06-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By willieconway
According to this calculator...

According to this calculator (http://www.projectorcentral.com/Sony-VPL-HW55ES-W-projection-calculator-pro.htm) 111" is the lowest you can go at 17 feet.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-05-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
You don't need good color vision to calibrate,...

You don't need good color vision to calibrate, you need a meter. Your eyes can't accurately see how far away (and how) you are from the targeted standard anyway. Now, for enjoying the fruits of a...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-04-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By willieconway
This is pretty funny. You go into the service...

This is pretty funny. You go into the service menu where you - as you yourself have noticed - can wreak serious havoc (incl. bricking your set). Now you're asking someone else to do it too, and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-03-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-03-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
THX mode is the most accurate mode out of the box.

THX mode is the most accurate mode out of the box.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-26-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
You're going to get conflicting responses as...

You're going to get conflicting responses as tastes and setups vary. Here's my opinion:

I don't like Super Resolution and don't use it at all. For me the effect is very non film like and adds too...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,281
Posted By willieconway
http://www.nhthifi.com/

http://www.nhthifi.com/
Forum: Display Calibration   02-03-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By willieconway
The Epson 5030UB is pretty accurate in THX mode...

The Epson 5030UB is pretty accurate in THX mode out of the box. However, definitely use a patterns disc such as the free AVS HD 709...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 412,479
Posted By willieconway
It's either Blu-ray (or BD), or DVD. There's no...

It's either Blu-ray (or BD), or DVD. There's no such thing as a Blu-ray DVD. :)
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53,991
Views: 3,983,466
Posted By willieconway
In-store only, today and tomorrow. You get promo...

In-store only, today and tomorrow. You get promo codes via email. PM me if you want mine, I won't be using it.
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By willieconway
I just bought a new Mirage S10 and it's a great...

I just bought a new Mirage S10 and it's a great sub. Goes deep and definitely has sufficient output for a small room.

Stay away from the Polk. I had one of their low end subs, they're not good.
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