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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-21-2013, 07:30 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
Hi all, Well, my 5030UB just came in today....

Hi all,

Well, my 5030UB just came in today. I replaced my 1080UB I bought 5 years ago.

First Impression, is I am impressed. I recalibrated the black & contrast levels. The blacks were almost...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-03-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 35,893
Posted By SteveFred
Hi...Thanks for the answer..I do understand...I...

Hi...Thanks for the answer..I do understand...I use the zoom method now....I was just hoping that at a 25K prices, they could incorporate a 2.35 picture...Like having a internal A lens...Maybe...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-03-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 35,893
Posted By SteveFred
I dont think anyone asked in the thread, unless...

I dont think anyone asked in the thread, unless I missed it, does this projector produce an anamorphic picture or just support it with an add on A lens?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-23-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,273
Posted By SteveFred
Well IMO I would go bigger also...You will want...

Well IMO I would go bigger also...You will want to in the future, mark my words..

I have a Epson 8700UB with a 1.0 gain 150" 2.35:1 screen..the projector is 18ft back and throws a very good...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-23-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,734
Posted By SteveFred
1 month and counting...went from a 119" 16:9 to...

1 month and counting...went from a 119" 16:9 to a 150" 2.35:1...I should have did this years ago!!

I have watched 16 movies in the past 5 weeks!!
Forum: Screens   05-17-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By SteveFred
1.0 gain white

1.0 gain white
Forum: Screens   05-17-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By SteveFred
Just to put my 2 cent in.. Now I have a...

Just to put my 2 cent in..

Now I have a Epson 8700UB and a 150" 2.35:1 fixed Screen and throws out a very nice picture even under zooming...and that Projector is under $2500..

My room is 16x24...
Forum: Screens   05-04-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 114,401
Posted By SteveFred
Hi Jan, It doesn't need the bottom bracket...

Hi Jan,

It doesn't need the bottom bracket to keep anything tight...the top bracket would easily support the frame/screen..but not sure if it would stay exactly straight up and down though...
Forum: Screens   05-04-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 114,401
Posted By SteveFred
Hey Rob, As for the colors, etc.....I would...

Hey Rob,

As for the colors, etc.....I would say its close to the da lite....exactly the same no..I would say a 9/10 if the da lite is a 10/10 and like I said its not as tight tension wise, but...
Forum: Screens   05-04-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 114,401
Posted By SteveFred
The screen comes right up to the edge of the...

The screen comes right up to the edge of the frame, no space..

No creases or budges that I can see and its pretty good tension, not as much tension as my old 119" Da lite Cinema Contour(For sale...
Forum: Screens   05-04-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 114,401
Posted By SteveFred
I just bought the 150" white 1.0 gain 2.35:1...

I just bought the 150" white 1.0 gain 2.35:1 Fixed Screen 2 weeks ago and I am very happy with the screen...plus I guess I got lucky with $84 shipping, since I see now its $135...Its built well and...
Forum: Screens   05-01-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,511
Posted By SteveFred
I just used Behr flat black paint on the ceiling...

I just used Behr flat black paint on the ceiling http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif...I wouldn't have used any other color, since it doesn't reflect and fits with my gray &...
Forum: Screens   05-01-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,511
Posted By SteveFred
As for the type of black paint...I went with...

As for the type of black paint...I went with flat black on my ceiling, as I have fabric on my side walls..and flat black does not reflect and I am happy with it.

You could either order black...
Forum: Screens   04-27-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
My shipment was 75Lbs(150" 2.35:1 fixed) and $84...

My shipment was 75Lbs(150" 2.35:1 fixed) and $84 shipping charge(ground 3-5 day) last week and that was to Wisconsin

The $250+ charge was for 2 day shipping and $365 for 1 day.....on my order...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-25-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By SteveFred
Well I have the 8700UB and I just bought a 150"...

Well I have the 8700UB and I just bought a 150" 1.0 gain 2.35:1(Had a 119" 16:9 Da-lite screen for 7 years before) Screen and "For now" using the zoom method and the picture looks awesome...I would...
Forum: Screens   04-20-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
Refunds: All returns for refund must be...

Refunds: All returns for refund must be authorized by Monoprice within 30 days of the delivery date. There is NO RESTOCKING FEE applied to any return item(s). However, S&H cost is not refundable.
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Forum: Screens   04-20-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
The screen shots are not level, because of me,...

The screen shots are not level, because of me, the screen is perfectly level :~)..Also note I am not an expert at taking screen shots LOL

Ill be watching the new Harry Potter soon(havent seen it...
Forum: Screens   04-20-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
Well the screen was delivered just before noon...

Well the screen was delivered just before noon at my work...Brought it home and its up and running...I will have to move my projector back a little, I zoomed it all the way out and its missing about...
Forum: Screens   04-16-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By SteveFred
Hi, I agree, it really depends on personal...

Hi,

I agree, it really depends on personal taste and control of ambient light..

I have had a 119" 16:9 Cinema Contour screen for 7 years now and have had a Optoma H76 720p in the beginning and...
Forum: Screens   04-14-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
Well they shipped it, so its on its way...

Well they shipped it, so its on its way http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

I will be keeping the 119"...I might make a mount that would go right over the 150"...so when I...
Forum: Screens   04-14-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 94,839
Posted By SteveFred
I ordered the 150" 2.35:1 white 1.0 gain fixed...

I ordered the 150" 2.35:1 white 1.0 gain fixed Screen...Yes it was $445 but it went to about $506 and $83 shipping...Should be here by next Wed/Thursday..

So I will post about the quality once I...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   04-05-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,147
Posted By SteveFred
It is the same here in the Milwaukee area...I...

It is the same here in the Milwaukee area...I also emailed redbox as to why this is happening...Figure the more complains the more they well listen...
Forum: Screens   04-03-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By SteveFred
Same thing I was wondering.. I mean a 150"...

Same thing I was wondering..

I mean a 150" 2.35:1 1.0 gain screen for 1/4th the price of other screens..

I think they are just starting to sell them in Mid April, but I am not 100% sure

I...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-09-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 106,020
Posted By SteveFred
Thanks for the info..I kind of figured that...I...

Thanks for the info..I kind of figured that...I probably watch 90% movies/10% cable/PS3...So I can live with that...or just save my 119" 16:9 screen and use that when special events come...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-08-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 106,020
Posted By SteveFred
I hope they are ready to ship soon!! I am...

I hope they are ready to ship soon!!

I am now thinking about going with a 2:40 Curved 156" Screen(have a 119" 16:9 now)..I have just enough wall for it by 1/2 an inch LOL

One question: Once...
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