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Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-10-2016, 12:47 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I don't know for sure but I imagine the 83SE will...

I don't know for sure but I imagine the 83SE will be superior in 2 Channel RCA audio quality. The 103 would compare to the regular 83 and 93 models in terms of 2 channel rca audio quality. I went...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-07-2016, 07:34 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I don't see a way to do it. The insert image tab...

I don't see a way to do it. The insert image tab just asks for a URL.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-07-2016, 07:33 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I had the same thing happen the last time I...

I had the same thing happen the last time I ordered a generic lamp. It was extremely dim. I returned it and bought an OEM Ushio lamp and it was like I had a 120" plasma on the wall it was so bright....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-07-2016, 12:57 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I am going to go the RMA route with Apex Lamps...

I am going to go the RMA route with Apex Lamps first. Hopefully the replacement they send me works properly. I would like to post a pic showing the lamp I received from them does appear to be OEM. Do...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-06-2016, 04:12 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I will look into buying it from Projector Lamp...

I will look into buying it from Projector Lamp Experts if Apex Lamps allows me to return the one I bought from them. I don't want a replacement from Apex Lamps because I no longer trust them....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-05-2016, 05:00 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
Well I received the lamp from Apex Lamps. It...

Well I received the lamp from Apex Lamps. It arrived safely and the housing actually slid right into the Pro8100 easily. The good news ends there.

It is dimmer than my existing lamp that has...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-25-2016, 08:20 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I ordered it from Apex Lamps. I will post my...

I ordered it from Apex Lamps. I will post my results once I get to test it out. Thanks everyone for the help!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-25-2016, 09:21 AM
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Posted By beekermartin
Thanks! That is the cheapest price I have seen. I...

Thanks! That is the cheapest price I have seen. I don't mind installing the bulb in the stock housing. It is very easy to do. Just be sure to wear gloves so you don't get any oil from your skin on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2016, 03:41 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
I started an online chat with Apex Lamps. They...

I started an online chat with Apex Lamps. They confirmed it is an Ushio bulb.

Thanks again for the link. That is the best deal I have found.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2016, 03:36 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
It would have said it on the bulb itself. I...

It would have said it on the bulb itself. I imagine you have it installed already so checking will be a hugs PITA and I don't expect you to do that. I will check with the seller. Thanks for posting...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2016, 03:28 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
Can you verify if it was an Ushio bulb?

Can you verify if it was an Ushio bulb?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2016, 02:37 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
You are correct. It is a Ushio bulb. That was a...

You are correct. It is a Ushio bulb. That was a link to the bulb I bought a few years ago. It was an Ushio bulb.

I am probably going to go with this:...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-24-2016, 01:24 PM
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Posted By beekermartin
Has anyone purchased a bulb recently? I now have...

Has anyone purchased a bulb recently? I now have well over 500 hours on my current bulb and it has dimmed significantly. Same as the original bulb did. I do use normal lamp mode most of the time so...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2016, 12:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I finally got one installed tonight. It isn't...

I finally got one installed tonight. It isn't pretty but it is in. I imagine I will get better at this while installing the remaining three.

Anyway, one is installed and working. Hopefully I...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2016, 12:53 AM
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Posted By beekermartin
Check out this other thread I also started on the...

Check out this other thread I also started on the same subject. Maybe a moderator can merge them?...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I don't own a router and even if I did I don't...

I don't own a router and even if I did I don't have the experience to use it on something this precise.

I am going to use a dremel tool with a cut off wheel to cut the perimeter. Then I will use...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I have started to modify the OM-5s for the...

I have started to modify the OM-5s for the Partsexpress woofers to fit. I now realize this is going to take some serious modifications. I really need to take my time and think this through. I am done...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I received the woofers from partsexpress today. I...

I received the woofers from partsexpress today. I am going to have to modify the om-5 cabinets for them to fit. I am hoping I can just cut out enough for the actual connections to fit inside and then...
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2016, 03:27 PM
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Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I ordered 4 of the partsexpress 5" drivers today....

I ordered 4 of the partsexpress 5" drivers today. Here is the link again: http://www.parts-express.com/faitalpro-5fe120-5-professional-midbass-midrange-woofer-8-ohm--294-1141

I got lucky. There...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2016, 02:58 PM
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Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I called them today. They are suppose to get back...

I called them today. They are suppose to get back to me tomorrow. The person I spoke with said it was highly unlikely any were available but he would check the warehouse and get back to me tomorrow....
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
There is absolutely no need to replace everything...

There is absolutely no need to replace everything all at once. If you go for a pair of Tritons, the only other thing you MAY wish to change is the centre...[/QUOTE]
I understand that but I still...
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
I have thought about replacing the speakers. I...

I have thought about replacing the speakers. I have been considering the Golden Ear line. If the rest of Mirage speakers I have were having issues I would have already replaced them. I have a 7.1...
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
Here is a shot of the stock 4.5 driver installed.

Here is a shot of the stock 4.5 driver installed.
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
But what about the original part I found for ya? ...

But what about the original part I found for ya?

Wouldn't that be your best option? Sorry here just thinking out loud. You would not have to modify anything.[/QUOTE]
I posted above that I am...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 382
Posted By beekermartin
Based on the 200Hz/2kHz passband these should...

Based on the 200Hz/2kHz passband these should work well, and they're very reasonably priced. You may need to use an adapter plate. If you can manage to fit these into the cabs you'd be hard pressed...
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