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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,961
Views: 326,251
Posted By ellisz
hmm. That sucks. The price right now at Amazon...

hmm. That sucks. The price right now at Amazon is really good too.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-02-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,961
Views: 326,251
Posted By ellisz
So is the lens issue common? I was getting ready...

So is the lens issue common? I was getting ready to order one of these from Amazon!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-31-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,961
Views: 326,251
Posted By ellisz
I have been using my Mitsu HD1000u for the last...

I have been using my Mitsu HD1000u for the last 6 or so years and will be moving to a new house. My room is similar to my current at 16 ft long. I had it setup for the Benq w1070 with a 10' throw. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By ellisz
Thanks for the response. I did some reading...

Thanks for the response.

I did some reading and think I answered my own question on the insulation. It sees as if your standard fiberglass insulation is just as good as cellulose for the theater...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By ellisz
I am starting a new construction build and have...

I am starting a new construction build and have a few concerns that I am hoping someone can help me with.

My room is 14' x 17' x 9'. The size is pretty tight for the planned 2 rows of 3 seating...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-20-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By ellisz
How did the lamp turn out? I have a Mitsubishi...

How did the lamp turn out? I have a Mitsubishi HD1000u that is giving me a lamp error and shuts off. There are a lot of knock off lamps out there and this place seems to sell a decent alternative....
Forum: Screens   09-01-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,129
Posted By ellisz
Sorry for bringing this thread back. It is sort...

Sorry for bringing this thread back. It is sort of a DIY and would be mounted similar to the DW laminate. I looked at the laminate before I did the painted option. I was not aware of this other...
Forum: Screens   09-01-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,129
Posted By ellisz
How is this material compared to a DIY painted...

How is this material compared to a DIY painted wall? I built my theater 1.5 yrs ago and wanted to try out a few things before I settled on a screen. I painted 2 coats of Kilz primer, 2 coats of Behr...
Forum: Xbox Area   09-01-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By ellisz
I have the M780 installed and it is working...

I have the M780 installed and it is working great. I do have a harmony remote but I had not thought of configuring it it work with the xbox. The controller is actually doing fine although it does...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-15-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By ellisz
The M780 was one I was looking at or the A180. I...

The M780 was one I was looking at or the A180. I am not really sure of the differences but the 180 only has one coax in.

I am just looking at OTA HD broadcasts. I will have to hook up an antenna...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-14-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By ellisz
Hi all, I use a projector to play xbox and...

Hi all,

I use a projector to play xbox and watch DVD's. I have played a little with MediaCenter via my Vista PC and would like to set up an HD tuner card in my current PC to watch/record tv. All...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 295,771
Posted By ellisz
I love the HD1000 I bought in Dec. of 2006. I...

I love the HD1000 I bought in Dec. of 2006. I think I could have got the free lamp rebate if they had shown my order on Sun. Dec. 31 2006 vs the Jan. 2 that they opened up again...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-14-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,422
Posted By ellisz
Yeah, I found one after I posted. I had...

Yeah, I found one after I posted. I had originally wanted an aftermarket unit if there was one instead of hacking the original apart. I did pop the plastic off and had to shave a little of the...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-14-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By ellisz
I was able to pop the cover off and shave the...

I was able to pop the cover off and shave the HDMI top a bit to get them all to fit.

Thanks
Forum: Xbox Area   10-14-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,422
Posted By ellisz
Is there a way to use the HDMI port on the 360...

Is there a way to use the HDMI port on the 360 and also use the optical sound out on the standard AV plug without buying the $50 Microsoft HDMI adapter cable?

I am using a projector so I need to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-27-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 295,771
Posted By ellisz
I was actually surprised by the standard def...

I was actually surprised by the standard def picture quality. I just wish I had more HD options ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By ellisz
Thanks guys. That helps alot. I saw a pic...

Thanks guys. That helps alot. I saw a pic earlier where they had a lighter colored carpet in a maroon and black room. Looked nice. I might see about doing this and having the riser in black carpet....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By ellisz
I am contemplating carpet for my room and I am...

I am contemplating carpet for my room and I am considering black carpet. My walls are a Porter paint Red Clay and the ceiling is wrought iron. This seems to be a popular color scheme but I am having...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-23-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By ellisz
I love my Showtimes. Serge was a pleasure to do...

I love my Showtimes. Serge was a pleasure to do business with too.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-23-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By ellisz
I ended up painting my soffits the wall color as...

I ended up painting my soffits the wall color as well. I tried one black and one red a I liked the red better.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By ellisz
I am in S. Indiana but mine is has another month...

I am in S. Indiana but mine is has another month or so before completion. It is not to the scale as most on here though. It is a dedicated room but not as much of the sound isolation as most do. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By ellisz
Hmm, I had heard that the bass shakers were not...

Hmm, I had heard that the bass shakers were not strong enough to be put in a riser. I have 2 Aura Pro's under my sectional right now that will be transferred to the Coaster seats when the theater is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-08-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 295,771
Posted By ellisz
Quote: I email him first telling him that...

Quote:

I email him first telling him that one of the member of avsforum mentioned that he got a quote of 835.00 plus 15 ground shipping I asked him if he can give it to me also after a day he...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By ellisz
Serge at Home Theater Authority was great to me....

Serge at Home Theater Authority was great to me. Power buy just ended but should be coming back around from what I have heard. Check the theater accessories thread.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By ellisz
I read a write up where a guy used ceiling tiles...

I read a write up where a guy used ceiling tiles for his acoustic panels and wrapped them in fabric.

Don't have any experience with the foam insulation but the tiles might work if the insulation...
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