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Forum: Screens   04-03-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,909
Posted By Sil
What size of screen are you trying for? Which...

What size of screen are you trying for? Which projector are you using?
There are lots of diff. materials,depends on how much you want to spend.
A Vikuity screen should work.

Sil
Forum: Screens   04-03-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
After making a special crate for the screen...

After making a special crate for the screen because the first skid
allowed the screen to get damaged,I fanally received the screen.
It'll take me about a week to remove the old one and install the...
Forum: Screens   03-25-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By Sil
Both Da-lite screens are not fixed.I'm curious...

Both Da-lite screens are not fixed.I'm curious why you would choose these screens over a fixed screen. What is your application?

I've been using a Draper cineflex for a few years,with controlled...
Forum: Screens   02-11-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
O.K. here's what I found doing a simple test...

O.K. here's what I found doing a simple test with the three materials side
by side.The Vikuity definitely has the best blacks,without compromising
the brightness.The high def acrylic had the most...
Forum: Screens   02-08-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
O.K. I got a smaller sample about 18" X 36" .I...

O.K. I got a smaller sample about 18" X 36" .I also got a sample of
Plexiglas' Hi def. material,and a very small sample of Vikuity film.I'll
do some comparisons tonight and let you know my...
Forum: Screens   01-29-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
I just thought it would save me the $500 for the...

I just thought it would save me the $500 for the 4'X8' sample.
Expensive experiment if it doesn't prove to be better.

Sil
Forum: Screens   01-28-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
Apparently it's better with ambient...

Apparently it's better with ambient light.Anybody use this stuff?
Sil

here's the site ,
http://www.cyro.com/Internet/SiteCon...P2004?OpenPage...
Forum: Screens   01-25-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sil
I found a local distributor for the sheets of...

I found a local distributor for the sheets of acrylic,but was wondering if
anyone else has tried it,and what sort of results they got.I'm currently
using cineflex 76" X 132".


Sil
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-02-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Sil
Vaskill, I believe that thread is talking...

Vaskill,
I believe that thread is talking about the US version of the SA 8300.
I tried mine and the computer did not recognize the STB.I don't think
the firewire ports are active.I've called...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-02-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Sil
Anyone out there using a SA 8300 or 3250 able to...

Anyone out there using a SA 8300 or 3250 able to archive either to
tape or disc.I'm on my second SA 8300(first one died with all the stuff
I wanted to keep) and I know about adding the extra hard...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-29-2002, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By Sil
alohas, Are you saying the 985 will take in...

alohas,
Are you saying the 985 will take in and record a 480p signal
that comes from a S.A. cable box through it's component input?
That would be great for NBC shows like SNL that are not HD...
Forum: Screens   11-20-2002, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Sil
Great! there is someone out there. Noah I...

Great! there is someone out there.

Noah I did a search (using rear screen material) and came up with
zero.I tried key words like fresnel lense and again zero.

The material I've experimented...
Forum: Screens   11-18-2002, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Sil
Just wondering if anyone is using a front...

Just wondering if anyone is using a front projector in
a rear projection setup?If so what are you using for
a screen and do you fold the image using a mirror?

I have tried some different...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-20-2002, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Sil
Ken I realize W-VHS is analog, but why is it...

Ken I realize W-VHS is analog, but why is it that when I fast forward
or rewind the picture looks like it was recorded digitally? Same sort of blocks as the MINI DV.

Sil
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-23-2002, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,026
Posted By Sil
Typical Rogers, after waiting three weeks for...

Typical Rogers, after waiting three weeks for purolator,
and two days on the phone ,they finally figured out that
my area isn't upgraded to 750mhz.Boy am I pissed,
could have taken down two...
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-22-2001, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 409
Posted By Sil
Do a search Ray,I believe Rick had his repaired ...

Do a search Ray,I believe Rick had his repaired
by Spellman once before.


Sil
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2001, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Sil
MF70 Thats exactly what I was thinking,this...

MF70
Thats exactly what I was thinking,this would be
ideal for BUD users.Do you get 5.1 audio from
your BUD?

You might want to check some posts by Greg Quinn
regarding the RCA for over the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2001, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Sil
MF70, WVHS is a JVC vcr that records HDTV...

MF70,
WVHS is a JVC vcr that records HDTV quality on special
tapes.It records the signal in an analog form,not the
digital bitstream being received so it does have some
disadvantages over the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-14-2001, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Sil
You're right Bra,I have been only watching one...

You're right Bra,I have been only watching one tape on
my DVHS deck (thanks Peter for your help).I just recently purchased the rest of the equipment for recording from dish however it hasn't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-12-2001, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Sil
Just received my HR-W5 from Milton (thanks...

Just received my HR-W5 from Milton (thanks again)and
tested it for pic quality.I'm using a 8500lc projector
on a 96" wide screen and a viewing distance of 12' and
the quality is excellent.I'm...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-29-2001, 02:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sil
One 3300, two 4300, and one 4200 I've sold ...

One 3300, two 4300, and one 4200 I've sold
mostof it in parts.

Sil
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-27-2001, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Sil
Tim This happens to my 8500LC as well as my...

Tim
This happens to my 8500LC as well as my ECP4000
so would this work for the ECP PJ also?

Sil
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-09-2001, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By Sil
PVR I'm looking to go from the firewire to a...

PVR I'm looking to go from the firewire to a DVHS
machine so as to substitute the TU-DST50/51 for
the hipix card and firewire card.Is it possible?

Sil
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-08-2001, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By Sil
Does the hipix have firewire out so you can...

Does the hipix have firewire out so you can record
to DVHS,or is it a matter of just getting a firewire
card aswell.

Sil
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-07-2001, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Sil
Bra, ZANY? If it's me your talking about then ...

Bra, ZANY? If it's me your talking about then
yes Don I haven't bothered you,but the Rodman
hasn't helped yet.

Still waiting to hear if you're going to sell
that Dish recording equipment to...
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