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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-13-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
If you can run a paint roller then you can make a...

If you can run a paint roller then you can make a pretty nice screen. I rolled mine with a sheet of shower board from Home Depot and a quart of Sherwin Williams high-end trim paint. It is white,...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-09-2013, 10:46 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Tried the fourth key down on the remote, no luck...

Tried the fourth key down on the remote, no luck there either. I will wait for the new remote to arrive and try to have the MX-500 learn from that one if it controls the equipment itself. Thanks!
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-08-2013, 06:57 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
i tried the old "Address 1" 3.0 remote and it...

i tried the old "Address 1" 3.0 remote and it controls basic functions on the Hopper. My guess is the purchased one from eBay is defective. I tried all of the codes listed in my MX-500 URC manual...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-08-2013, 08:33 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
I will need to see how to program the built-in...

I will need to see how to program the built-in codes to the URC remote, have never used that feature before, I just use the "Learn" function. So you are saying that the Hopper and Joey should use...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-08-2013, 06:12 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Yes, I had overlooked that switch to begin with,...

Yes, I had overlooked that switch to begin with, but saw the switch and changed it to IR, but no difference in the results.
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-07-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 257roberts
I just tried the 21.0 with all of my Dish...

I just tried the 21.0 with all of my Dish equipment and the remote will not control anything, whereas the address 1 3.0 remote will control the boxes on/off, guide ect. I am pretty sure that I have...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-07-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 257roberts
Okay, let me try the 21.0 once more with all of...

Okay, let me try the 21.0 once more with all of my Dish equipment. I guess that the eBay remote could possibly be bad also. Not sure how I would test it out without being able to at least turn or...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-07-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 257roberts
Sorry for the slow reply, but I never got any...

Sorry for the slow reply, but I never got any notification someone had posted back to the thread. Thanks for your help!
I upgraded from a 622Vip DVR to the Hopper. None of the codes work for it but...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-04-2013, 09:36 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
I really like my Hopper/Joey upgrade that DISH...

I really like my Hopper/Joey upgrade that DISH installed for me last week. I am trying to get two URC MX-500 IR Universal Remotes to work with both units. I have the Joey working with the MX-500...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-29-2012, 08:08 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
I'm not sure what the specs are for lag, but I...

I'm not sure what the specs are for lag, but I use mine for XBox gaming and never notice any lag. We play Call of Duty, and some driving games. I have never noticed any lag, but I think I have read...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2012, 08:40 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Shark, thanks for the reply. No "Replace Lamp"...

Shark, thanks for the reply. No "Replace Lamp" message. Lamp timer says 420 hrs. It was a re-furb projector, so maybe it has something to do with a timer that I am not aware of. It is really slow to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-21-2012, 03:35 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
Just started getting Vertical Banding at around...

Just started getting Vertical Banding at around 400 hours. I guess I will try the kitchen timer fix. I am noticing one thing with the status LED lights. When first powering up the unit both lights...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-06-2012, 07:24 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Ok, thank you. Much appreciated. I had to run a...

Ok, thank you. Much appreciated. I had to run a new cable to my projector, on some sources the old cable couldn't handle 1080p, just 1080i and 720p. Had to climb in attic to pull the new one. All is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-04-2012, 04:27 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
Just one more question! what are primary's and...

Just one more question! what are primary's and secondary's? Red, Green and Blue primary? yellow, pink secondary?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-04-2012, 03:02 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
DR, where do I adjust the gain and offset? Man,...

DR, where do I adjust the gain and offset? Man, the projector has 20 places to adjust the color, I just get confused looking for a specific place to do the adjusting. Also if no green is present in...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-04-2012, 02:47 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
Okay, I will try that tonight. Just worried I...

Okay, I will try that tonight. Just worried I may goof up other settings, but maybe I can write down anything I change.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-30-2012, 01:41 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
What do IRE's look like? a bunch of grey bars or...

What do IRE's look like? a bunch of grey bars or is it a pattern with a grid type of thing? i have the AVIA disk and one more that I downloaded and burned to a blue ray. Thanks for helping me.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-30-2012, 07:46 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Okay, I guess that will give me a place to...

Okay, I guess that will give me a place to start, but I'm not sure on my calibration disks what the "IRE" patterns are? I also have three plastic lenses that you look through, they are red green and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-28-2012, 11:22 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts...

Quote:Originally Posted by 257roberts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21937922)

Now that my bulb has a about 200 hours on it now, I am pretty...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-22-2012, 12:34 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
Now that my bulb has a about 200 hours on it...

Now that my bulb has a about 200 hours on it now, I am pretty happy with the image using "Ranger's" settings. I do however notice a little green push in skin tones. It almost looks like some tan is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-14-2012, 07:29 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Shark, I don't want to move the screen up any. I...

Shark, I don't want to move the screen up any. I like not having to stare "up" at it, but that is a personal preference just for me. I have always heard "they" say not to use keystone, but never...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2012, 11:12 AM
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Posted By 257roberts
Shark, that is correct, 95" screen, 16:9 format...

Shark, that is correct, 95" screen, 16:9 format and have a 9' ceiling. I was thinking that the 75% of the screen height in adjustment referred to both ways, 36" down and 36" up? But yes, the offset...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-08-2012, 01:04 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
Shark, the top of the screen is 34" from the...

Shark, the top of the screen is 34" from the ceiling. The center of the projector lens is 24" from the ceiling. That gives me a 10" offset. I am unable given the travel of the lens in the lens shift...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-06-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,117
Posted By 257roberts
The Optoma HD66 had problems that I was not...

The Optoma HD66 had problems that I was not willing to deal with. Mainly a really loud fan and an image that was not as sharp as my old Mitsubishi HC1500. I returned the Optoma and purchased a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-06-2012, 02:38 PM
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Posted By 257roberts
I have my screen completed (with a velvet...

I have my screen completed (with a velvet border!) and am very happy with the whole package. I would however, like to have the projector mounted closer to my 9' ceiling, and wondering if I were to...
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