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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-16-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By curttard
Mine's been up for about 6 months with no issues.

Mine's been up for about 6 months with no issues.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By curttard
Anyone know of a good thin, cheap foam that comes...

Anyone know of a good thin, cheap foam that comes in big sheets or rolls? I've currently got velvet-wrapped pieces of cardboard on the floor but it's obviously not ideal -- they're not too...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-19-2014, 06:59 PM
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Posted By curttard
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532169/lumens-with-your-jvc#post_24731100)

Not sure if this helps as I don't know...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-17-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By curttard
I've calibrated my 4810 with an i1 D3 (or...

I've calibrated my 4810 with an i1 D3 (or whatever; I can never get their naming system straight). With the iris at -10, I'm only getting 352 lumens (measured with this Lightmeter...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-19-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By curttard
I should add that the plugs will need to be...

I should add that the plugs will need to be about 33" x 22", so not all that big. Is there any reason to use any kind of foam when the windows are small enough that weight won't be a real issue...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-19-2014, 06:21 AM
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Posted By curttard
My band practices in one room of the basement...

My band practices in one room of the basement that has two of the typical small basement windows in window wells (plastic bubble outside). My theater is in another room with one of the same kind of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-27-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By curttard
Quote:Originally Posted by Nick...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nick Loll http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-24-2014, 10:41 AM
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Views: 793
Posted By curttard
You probably won't get much brighter than a...

You probably won't get much brighter than a white wall unless that is not a "real" white but more of a builder's flat. The stucco texture is probably hurting the picture too though. If you want you...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By curttard
Quote:Would you care to explain to the masses...

Quote:Would you care to explain to the masses how a surface comprised of exactly the same composition and ratio of materials can exhibit different properties in one area or another?


Viewing...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-19-2014, 06:42 PM
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Views: 596
Posted By curttard
Quote:I have yet yo see you post anthing...

Quote:I have yet yo see you post anthing resembling "help" or instructional advice.


OP (and others) may find it helpful to know that someone who has tried both of the exact two options he is...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By curttard
Also, what are the actual dimensions of the...

Also, what are the actual dimensions of the screen you want, i.e. width by height? Does it have to be that big?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By curttard
OP, if you don't mind, if you go the RSMMLL...

OP, if you don't mind, if you go the RSMMLL route, it would help the forum if you also did a panel with a regular off the shelf paint -- you can get a quart of Glidden GLN9000 for $10 at Home Depot,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 155,872
Posted By curttard
Yeah, the solution is probably to move the light...

Yeah, the solution is probably to move the light back, but I really don't feel like taking down the velvet and tearing the drywall up again. It's pretty much only for UFCs that i want a light on...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-17-2014, 08:35 AM
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Views: 596
Posted By curttard
Not sure what your budget is, but for a screen...

Not sure what your budget is, but for a screen that size in 3D, you need all the help you can get. You will probably find the image unacceptably dim in 3D at that size with a paint solution and may...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2014, 01:00 PM
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Views: 155,872
Posted By curttard
Fierce_GT, what kind of light are you using...

Fierce_GT, what kind of light are you using overhead? I put in a regular recessed light over my seating and still get way too much light onto the screen 9ft away.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,899
Posted By curttard
Sure. It probably doesn't matter. For...

Sure. It probably doesn't matter.

For velvet, I have gone with Royalty 3 from Joann for the trim and my walls, ceiling, and floor. Got a lot of it with a 60% off coupon (fairly rare) and keep...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,899
Posted By curttard
It's Roc-Lon Budget Blackout in white/white.

It's Roc-Lon Budget Blackout in white/white.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 109,991
Posted By curttard
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1430236/offical-jvc-dla-rs4810-owners-thread/1770#post_24426463)

I just learned there...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,673
Posted By curttard
Quote:but your own images clearly show that...

Quote:but your own images clearly show that RS-MM LL has be tter contrast because the whites are brighter while the difference between the Black levels are almost insignificant. The Glidden's whites...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,673
Posted By curttard
Quote:The posted results by the majority of end...

Quote:The posted results by the majority of end users of RS-MaxxMudd LL should...and do carry more weight


How many posted results compare RSMMLL to GLN9000? Other than my own, I mean. I've had...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-04-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,673
Posted By curttard
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bubbah16 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1489933/quality-difference-of-screen-paints/30#post_24267523)

Well before I move on I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-03-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By curttard
You've probably already gotten it, but you don't...

You've probably already gotten it, but you don't want a tint. Just get the plain base.

Kilz 2 is fine as primer.

Use a 3/8" nap roller. I never really got a clear answer as to what material....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-28-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 109,991
Posted By curttard
Very interesting. I'm mostly happy with the pic...

Very interesting. I'm mostly happy with the pic these days although I am disappointed in brightness as you were. Also curious is that in these JVC threads (maybe this very one) people said their...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 155,872
Posted By curttard
Especially when 3D seems to be dying out. PS4...

Especially when 3D seems to be dying out. PS4 doesn't support 3D blurays, biggest tv seller no longer making 3D tvs, hardly any non-animated movies being shot in 3D anymore.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By curttard
Still have the same problem with Punch and Flat...

Still have the same problem with Punch and Flat modes. Maybe slightly less just because it isn't hitting the low stuff as hard as in Depth mode, but still very audible.

Anyone want to buy a...
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