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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-29-2013, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Ring30
BenQ W1070 projector $900 - $50 GC @ Newegg ends...

BenQ W1070 projector $900 - $50 GC @ Newegg ends 1/29
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Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   01-29-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Ring30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824014321&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL012913&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL012913-_-EMC-012913-Index-_-HomeTheaterProjectors-_-24014321-L0
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2013, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Ring30
Accordex, I received the same thing. I used...

Accordex, I received the same thing. I used Amazon Payments, so I'm not sure if that adds a whole other layer of complexity to the transaction.

Ron Jones, so are you implying that it would just...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2013, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Ring30
anyone try an ND2 filter on a W1070? I'd like to...

anyone try an ND2 filter on a W1070? I'd like to hear what the blacks are like (how it compares to other projectors w/ good out of the box blacks) & what it does to the colors, pop, brightness, etc,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ring30
I was thinking of purchasing a squaretrade...

I was thinking of purchasing a squaretrade warranty for my w1070 I just bought from VA,
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-19-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10,146
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Posted By Ring30
Yeah, I am also still not sure how smart eco is...

Yeah, I am also still not sure how smart eco is supposed to save more bulb life than the Low setting. Everyone seems to say it's brighter.
On a side note, I just cancelled my order with a different...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-08-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 84,344
Posted By Ring30
Anyone know when this is supposed to be...

Anyone know when this is supposed to be available to order in the US? My old bulb is almost dead & may need to act soon on a new projector. May just jump on the W1070 if it's going to be another...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-07-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Ring30
OK. So now that I know I want one of these...

OK. So now that I know I want one of these W1070's, where's the best place (cheapest) to purchase in the US? AuudioGeneral.com ? Anyone find out yet if they are a qualified Benq dealer so the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,146
Views: 1,605,774
Posted By Ring30
Me too. I've only a few hours left on my old...

Me too. I've only a few hours left on my old projector bulb, & hoping to read his review of this before I run out of time on it so I know which direction to go for my next projector.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-21-2012, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Ring30
I'm very interested. thanks.

I'm very interested. thanks.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Ring30
Puwaha: ...or how many times it's copied from 1...

Puwaha: ...or how many times it's copied from 1 drive to another? As long as it's watched on the original HTPC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Ring30
a little more info. currently recording copy...

a little more info.
currently recording copy protected HDTV to a 1tb drive. just acquired a 3TB.
want to mirror the 1TB right now using the 3TB (I know a waist of space for a while).
I will have...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-19-2012, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Ring30
Anyone know if this has to be purchased through...

Anyone know if this has to be purchased through an authorized dealer in order for the warranty to be valid And, if so, any idea if audiogeneral.com is authorized from BenQ? Any other places to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Ring30
I'm using Windows 7 WMC to record TWC HD TV. I'm...

I'm using Windows 7 WMC to record TWC HD TV. I'm concerned about preserving the copy protected shows & if they are still watchable after a conversion from a basic disk to a dynamic disk in order to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-12-2012, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Ring30
ThanksApex82. I too have pretty much narrowed...

ThanksApex82.
I too have pretty much narrowed my 3D projector choices down to the Optoma HD33 & this Benq W1070.
VERY interested to see how they compare to each other.
Keep those reviews coming.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Ring30
yeah, my warning is blinking whenever it starts...

yeah, my warning is blinking whenever it starts up. Probably around 2500 or so hrs on my 3rd bulb running mostly on standard, & this one isn't a manufacturer's bulb either. Just waiting for it to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Ring30
Marjen: I am starting to look more closely @...

Marjen:
I am starting to look more closely @ these 3 DLP projectors
Benq W1070
Viewsonic Pro8200
Optoma HD23
I am thinking of staying w/ DLP instead of going w/ an LCD. They seem to last longer...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-03-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By Ring30
If so, I may just go w/ a cheaper (& perhaps...

If so, I may just go w/ a cheaper (& perhaps higher quality?) 2D since I don't really want to invest in a new blu-ray, along with having to run new hdmi through the wall. unless high quality...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Ring30
I was looking @ the Epson 8350 & the 8700...

I was looking @ the Epson 8350 & the 8700 refurbished, but the bulb & quality control issues have me pretty worried that they wont last much past their warranty. The new Optima HD23 looks...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Ring30
wow, thanks for all the responses. right now I...

wow, thanks for all the responses. right now I have a Mits HD1000 720p DLP. no RBE for me nor the wife. the color wheel noise is starting to get outa hand. Ordered a new epson 3020 during amazon's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Ring30
Since it's difficult & expensive to get 3D, I'm...

Since it's difficult & expensive to get 3D, I'm sticking w/ a 2D projector for now. Since I've been replacing projectors every few years (the tech doesn't seem to last), I don't want to spend too...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-18-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15,334
Views: 1,577,890
Posted By Ring30
jspENC, thanks for the link. I will take a look...

jspENC, thanks for the link. I will take a look to see if I can pull anymore in, but I went & picked up a cheap antenna @ BB yesterday.
I agree w/ Veedon about TWC & I'll see if I can get the OTA...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2012, 07:07 AM
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Views: 1,577,890
Posted By Ring30
Scooper: what qam channels are the hd ABC, NBC &...

Scooper: what qam channels are the hd ABC, NBC & CW stations on?
thanks

Veedon: I actually get the PBD in HD. I'll have to let you know the channel # when I get back in front of my htpc. But,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-16-2012, 01:21 PM
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Views: 1,577,890
Posted By Ring30
hoping someone can help me. I just put together...

hoping someone can help me. I just put together a htpc with one of my cards being a hauppuage clearqam card. I signed up for time warner digital cable, but am having trouble getting the card to pick...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 554
Posted By Ring30
I've been reading quite a bit about CPU options...

I've been reading quite a bit about CPU options for my HTPC. The items that made me choose the 3570k was:
1. GPU on CPU equals less power usage compared to a separate video card
2. I wanted the...
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