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Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   06-20-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,664
Posted By toxic_rage
For those of you who are thinking of buying a...

For those of you who are thinking of buying a detachable car navigation, here is my experience with two new models from Garmin and TomTom. The Garmin 1350LMT and TomTom Via 1435TM, both around $220...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-19-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By toxic_rage
Is there a way to install the WMP plugin on the...

Is there a way to install the WMP plugin on the PS3 browser? I don't think there is (cuz you can't save it on the PS3 or a USB stick) but I just thought I would ask.

I don't want to stream into...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-19-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 29,307
Posted By toxic_rage
Quote: Whoa.... the latest rumors suggests...

Quote:

Whoa.... the latest rumors suggests that the movie makers are going for some big names.

Mark Wahlberg as Drake
Robert DeNiro as Sully
Joe Pesci as.... ???? "
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-19-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,215
Posted By toxic_rage
I think this may be actually true given the fact...

I think this may be actually true given the fact that if you want to maximize your profits you will stay away from PC. However, this is also a double edge sword as most gamers still use PCs as their...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,836
Posted By toxic_rage
But I thought that the preamp has to be...

But I thought that the preamp has to be connected as close to the antenna as possible. Incorrect? I can just place it behind my TV and connect the antenna to the preamp, and then use a second cable...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,836
Posted By toxic_rage
For all of you that are interested, I have just...

For all of you that are interested, I have just mounted a CM 4221HD in the attic and am able to receive 6 (watchable) channels - 3 in HD and 3 in VHF.

3 HD channels - CTV, Global, City TV
3 VHF...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-17-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,424
Posted By toxic_rage
Projector - picture of min. 60" TV - picture...

Projector - picture of min. 60"
TV - picture of max. 60"

Very few projectors can match the picture quality of a LED/LCD/Plasma. Go with the TV.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-14-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,394
Posted By toxic_rage
For starters here...

For starters here (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1182562&page=13) is a thread to the Epson HD705 - which identical to the EX-71 but in vanilla flavor.

I have the EX-71 and I am...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-12-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
RedSox07 - The blacks without a filter are...

RedSox07 - The blacks without a filter are basically dark gray (with or without light). With the filter they are, how can I put it, washed out black (???). Like a black shirt being washed a 1000...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-11-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
RedSox07 - if black levels are crucial for your...

RedSox07 - if black levels are crucial for your photography, this projector is not for you. However, are people going to view your pictures in semi-darkness or in full sunlight? If in the sun/bright...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
For those of you who are interested, and maybe...

For those of you who are interested, and maybe tried already, another alternative to a neutral density filter would be a CPL filter. I bought one on ebay for $17 shipped (3 filters and a pouch)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 36,437
Posted By toxic_rage
Quick question about this receiver: I am...

Quick question about this receiver:

I am trying to find a budget amp to pair it up with my speakers which are rated at 220W/ea (peak) @ 8 ohms. I never crank up the volume super loud but I am...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
It seems like the only difference is size - just...

It seems like the only difference is size - just like with tires, you pay more for a larger tire.

I think the 62mm lenses work best for this pj - covers the opening very nicely.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
You just use velcro or this play-dough like 3M...

You just use velcro or this play-dough like 3M product to hang posters/pictures, which can be found in craft stores, to attach the filter to the body of the projector. If you browse through previous...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-29-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
I've taken the time to take some pictures last...

I've taken the time to take some pictures last night, spent about 2h on it, but the pictures came out looking like (beep). I don't know why, I had the point and shoot on manual setup - pretty well...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
cjsiv Nice pics - when I have a moment, I...

cjsiv

Nice pics - when I have a moment, I will try to post some pictures as well (put some more effort into it than last time). It seems like you have the overbearing brightness under control.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
Quote:Originally Posted by dvd-junkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by dvd-junkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18807797)

The 705hd has 4 modes:
Dynamic
Living Room
Theater
Game...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-21-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
Quote:Originally Posted by dvd-junkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by dvd-junkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18807202)

What's different between the EX71 and the 705hd?


Color -...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-18-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
I didn't register my machine (but than again, I...

I didn't register my machine (but than again, I didn't return it either). They just need your S/N for any ticket that you may open with them.

I think the only thing that you get out of a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-17-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
Yeah, for $600 you can't buy a 120" TV (or...

Yeah, for $600 you can't buy a 120" TV (or bigger). I am using a 119" white screen and it is getting a bit small now http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif.

This projector has its...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-16-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
The unit has an instant on/off feature (or at...

The unit has an instant on/off feature (or at least the business sibling, the EX71 has that). You can just double click on the power button to turn it off and forget about it.


PS: for those of...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-18-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,820
Posted By toxic_rage
Probably one of (if not THE) most depressing...

Probably one of (if not THE) most depressing movies I have ever seen. This movie is not what you think it is. It just makes you want to jump off a bridge after seeing it. Very different movie, very...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-18-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
The cord swap didn't improve anything which...

The cord swap didn't improve anything which makes me believe that a) the noise is just part of the package, or b) the unit is 'defective' - which I doubt.

I'll wait for more info on this from you...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-17-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
Quote:Originally Posted by TDburn...

Quote:Originally Posted by TDburn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18643413)

The screen door effect is about the same as most other lcd...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 111,329
Posted By toxic_rage
@ dumfa So this may be something...

@ dumfa

So this may be something 'normal'... within spec range http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif ?
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