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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-06-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By benareeno
I realize there is some risk to the...

I realize there is some risk to the transaction...just want to make sure there was no known issue with this model. I though I heard that another model was prone to discoloration or something.

I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-06-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By benareeno
other than less than stellar 3d, any issues with an X30 from JVC?

I'm just about to pull the trigger on a used one...I could care less about 3d.

Are there any other issues or failures with this projector that I should know about?

Ben
Forum: Display Devices   10-22-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By benareeno
I would take this! Pm sent... Ben

I would take this!

Pm sent...

Ben
Forum: Display Devices   09-20-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By benareeno
will it come with the dim bulb that you currently...

will it come with the dim bulb that you currently have?>
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By benareeno
I'm sure it would look better because it's...

I'm sure it would look better because it's brighter....or is there a diamond pixel 1080p chip??

Absolute detail is not the most important thing to watching a movie...its a smooth image. Something...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-17-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By benareeno
diamond pixels are the bomb!!

I love the smooth film like look that I am getting from this qumi q5...if only it put out a tad more light, it would really be something!! Maybe a q7 is in my future...

WHat I love about crt is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-13-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By benareeno
I'd suggest getting another TV...why do a less...

I'd suggest getting another TV...why do a less than optimal solution when a tv is optimal in a living room environment? Projectors are for dedicated rooms....

And yet, I know that once we have an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-31-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By benareeno
when is the bathroom theater going to be ready??

when is the bathroom theater going to be ready??
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By benareeno
at that viewing distance, lumens are also...

at that viewing distance, lumens are also overrated.

Do not overbuy your projector based on specs. Some people are enthralled with specs.

Lower lumen and smaller image is much better in a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-27-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By benareeno
why not get one of the small led dlp units?? They...

why not get one of the small led dlp units?? They could be fun at that distance.

I am telling you...screen size is not the be all end all. THere are lots of factors to creating a great space to...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By benareeno
very true...I wasn't paying close attention. ...

very true...I wasn't paying close attention.

My bad...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-27-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By benareeno
I'm in Ottawa and I have a large piece of neutral...

I'm in Ottawa and I have a large piece of neutral spandex...could make a very large Acoustically transparent screen. Pm me if you are interested...

Ben
Forum: Front Projector   01-26-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By benareeno
all 9500's are LC....just be sure to get the...

all 9500's are LC....just be sure to get the right lenses.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By benareeno
i got a r9 270x...some observations and some questions re MadVr

Ok...I finally got the horsepower to run virtually anything I want in MadVr! :)

I will echo some of the observations that I have seen from others...and that is to say, a 1080p file does not make...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By benareeno
sure...the one slight downfall would be a black...

sure...the one slight downfall would be a black scene near the bottom of the screen. When this happens, I can sometimes see the mirror in behind the screen. It's very minor...but that's the only real...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By benareeno
Well....I did it! I came up with a really...

Well....I did it!

I came up with a really nice solution for rear projection and at a really nice price!!

I noted above that the trapEze is a 90poly 10spandex mix...I scoured the local fabric...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-18-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,496
Posted By benareeno
because it would speed up your gpu...perhaps you...

because it would speed up your gpu...perhaps you may want to try some madvr?? That's how...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By benareeno
also, if I did software decoding...would that...

also, if I did software decoding...would that free up more resources for onboard video?

Or, since the chip is shared, would that even matter?

Is MPC-HC with madvr a multithreaded application?...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By benareeno
I love madvr...but it's making my build confusing..help!

So...I have an ultrawide monitor which runs 2160x1080 resolution, which means I need to upscale everything including 1080p blu-ray, etc.

I am a minimalist at heart...so, I don't want to buy any ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,496
Posted By benareeno
dual channel would really not matter, nor would...

dual channel would really not matter, nor would it make much of a difference in anything you might do with an HTPC. Just be sure to use the fastest ram you can as that makes a significant difference....
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By benareeno
I tried a very cheap, thin, flimsy white shower...

I tried a very cheap, thin, flimsy white shower curtain....and it was better. It was brighter (albeit with a hotspot at the bottom), and definitely sharper! It was 1.50....and it has me thinking...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By benareeno
what display are you using?

what display are you using?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,496
Posted By benareeno
what cpu related tasks would you do with it? ...

what cpu related tasks would you do with it?

If you're not re-encoding blu-rays or something like that,then your i3 is also overkill. You can easily get great playback from a far lesser cpu/mobo...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By benareeno
I have a thought....don't watch movies when...

I have a thought....don't watch movies when you're camping! Good lord....take a break from the everyday once in a while.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By benareeno
ultrawide monitor 2560x1080...is this too hard to drive?

I recently got an ultrawide monitor...which I love for movies!

THing is, my J1900 based motherboard isn't able to drive 2560x1080, so I sold it and now I'm looking for a new build which could...
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