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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-25-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11,141
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Posted By syvmn
Elf was the first 16:9 movie I came across while...

Elf was the first 16:9 movie I came across while doing the testing. Also it's an american classic. I'm sure the library of congress will soon be archiving it for future generations to enjoy...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11,141
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Posted By syvmn
Agreed. Go with 16:9. The only reason I did what...

Agreed. Go with 16:9. The only reason I did what I did was because my space was perfect for 2.4:1 and I enjoy making my hobbies as complicated as possible. Since 95% of the movies I watch are 2.4:1 I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11,141
Views: 1,722,826
Posted By syvmn
I thought I would post my 2.4:1 W1070 setup to...

I thought I would post my 2.4:1 W1070 setup to this thread in the off chance someone might find it interesting.

I had the perfect spot in my basement of my new house for a 2.4:1 screen....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-20-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
Everything is installed at the moment. Please...

Everything is installed at the moment. Please keep in mind that there are cords everywhere just for testing purposes. The "paint" I put in the sliding mount worked HORRIBLY. It was rattle can that...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-15-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
What window...? Kidding. Yeah I'm going to...

What window...?

Kidding. Yeah I'm going to put a blackout cloth curtain in. The best thing about our basement is that it get FULL natural light during the day. I want to make sure I maintain that...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-15-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
Progress has been made. I should be getting my...

Progress has been made. I should be getting my Flexiwhite screen material from Carl's Place on Monday alone with 2" felt boarder tape. The full frame is 124" x 54" and with the boarder it gives me a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-12-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By syvmn
The other option (which I am planning to do) is...

The other option (which I am planning to do) is to just tilt the projector up to the ceiling a bit and have a proportional tilt to your screen. Usually it is only a few inches of tilt from the top of...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
As an update: I got my w1070 yesterday and...

As an update:

I got my w1070 yesterday and have been messing around with it some. From my tests here is what I have figured out.

At a 144" (12') distance from lens to screen it projects a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
What lens are you using? Its just hard for me to...

What lens are you using? Its just hard for me to justify spending a lot on one when the projector itself is only $650
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
An anamorphic lens is outside my budget as far as...

An anamorphic lens is outside my budget as far as I can tell... unless you know of one that is sub $100 :o.

You do have a good point about the sliding mount though. If I'm going to do it, I might...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
A sled crossed my mind but I feel it would be...

A sled crossed my mind but I feel it would be adding a lot of complexity to the system. I actually have one of those sliding shelves that people put in pantries and thought about using that rail...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By syvmn
Thoughts on 2.35:1 screen for a W1070

Hi all. I sold my last projector (Optoma HD20) 6 months ago when moving into my new house because it was getting really old and dim. For a while I didn't think I wanted a projector for my new house...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 191,747
Posted By syvmn
Hi everyone. I am experiencing an odd issue with...

Hi everyone. I am experiencing an odd issue with my new 55" H6203 Samsung. While watching scenes that jump between moderately bright to moderately dark back and forth, I keep seeing what I can only...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By syvmn
Tilting the screen a bit is a fantastic idea...

Tilting the screen a bit is a fantastic idea especially since the screen will be so high in relation to the seating. Thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By syvmn
Inexpensive projector with <100% offset?

I have a small conundrum where I would like to put a projector. My wife and i bought a new house and it is beautiful, but the basement living area has a very nice built in media unit that limits the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 851,332
Posted By syvmn
Looking for TV for my new first home living room....

Looking for TV for my new first home living room. Its about 20x12. Eventually I want an expensive theater TV in my downstairs area more for strict movies and surround sound. For now we just want one...
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By syvmn
I do have an AVR (Denon 1912) for my main...

I do have an AVR (Denon 1912) for my main theater, but that won't work for the bedroom. I was hoping there was a budget solution to 5.0. I basically want surround sound, with the ability to fall...
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By syvmn
I have a home theater and it is great. Floor...

I have a home theater and it is great. Floor standing speakers, 7.1 surround, 18" SI D2 10cf subwoofer in the works, etc etc. However I also have a 50" TV in our bedroom. We just use the tv speakers...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By syvmn
Actually I was having a problem with my...

Actually I was having a problem with my receiver. I thought the speaker was off but after a few settings adjustment its sounding very good. I think I might just pick up another set of B1000 or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,568
Views: 1,874,114
Posted By syvmn
Just got the 1912 a few weeks ago and I am in...

Just got the 1912 a few weeks ago and I am in love with how much better it sounds than my early 2000's era Pioneer. I am having one problem with it though. After doing the Audyssey dynamic EQ...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By syvmn
Right now I have a homemade center channel for...

Right now I have a homemade center channel for my home theater that works fairly well. I also have 2 Sony F5000 mains and 2 Sony B100 Surrounds. I eventually want to upgrade the whole set to more...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By syvmn
I bought the new receiver because my wife and I...

I bought the new receiver because my wife and I will be buying our first home in about 3-4months and I would like the right equipment when we get there. The room is properly set up for 7.1 however...
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By syvmn
Hi everyone. I just bought a Denon 1912 receiver...

Hi everyone. I just bought a Denon 1912 receiver and now am looking at how I want to set up my 7.1. Currently I have a pair of Sony F5000 tower speakers as main R&L, a pair of Sony B1000 for rear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By syvmn
Thanks. I'll order it now. I cant wait to...

Thanks. I'll order it now. I cant wait to finally have 7.1, an hdmi switcher, and good audio decoding all in one package! Now I just have to figure out some good budget speakers to eventually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By syvmn
The Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio are the...

The Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio are the current best audio formats right? I just want to make sure that it has the latest audio processing.
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