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Forum: Community News & Polls   07-06-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,487
Posted By steve1106
I came up with 2.1 with a 16:9 169 inch image. ...

I came up with 2.1 with a 16:9 169 inch image. We couldn't imagine going smaller.

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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 71,297
Posted By steve1106
With the HC2000 (cheaper less bright sister to...

With the HC2000 (cheaper less bright sister to the 2030) we do 169 inches in 16:9 at 15 feet to where our heads are in recliners. We couldn't imagine going smaller and if someone lays (or lies...I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By steve1106
As you can see below these are entry level...

As you can see below these are entry level projectors and we can all find the pros and cons of the projectors (depending on what we have) while getting caught up in the research. Don't sweat it and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By steve1106
Okay, the HC2000/2030 has been out a while. I...

Okay, the HC2000/2030 has been out a while. I just don't see reports of dust issues. I do for the BenQ W1070 (early in the run) and recently for the W1075 (search the forum BenQ W1075 dust)...but...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By steve1106
So I went to projector reviews and found the...

So I went to projector reviews and found the HC2030 lag times: 100 milliseconds (1/10 second delay) Fine mode, 50 milliseconds (1/20 delay) Fast mode, 32/33 milliseconds in Fast mode with auto iris...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By steve1106
If you play fast games, you will have to switch...

If you play fast games, you will have to switch the image from fine to fast so you will lose image quality. I missed the gaming part, so you should go with the BenQ for gaming.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By steve1106
The question is did you like your last Epson? I...

The question is did you like your last Epson? I have two of the HC2000s and one has 3189 hours on it's lamp, so I can't say when it will died, but it is rated at 6000 hours on ECO. Also, I don't...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-03-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,006
Posted By steve1106
Don't laugh but while it is probably only in my...

Don't laugh but while it is probably only in my mind, it is funny how a little change like foam on the walls seems to make the 7.2 sound clearer/cleaner. So far the family hasn't noticed the foam...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 124
Posted By steve1106
I have a buddy who has one of these screens in...

I have a buddy who has one of these screens in his basement and it looks good, but he never takes it down (hung by 2 hooks) and the price has jumped by $60 or $70....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
After your post, I wanted to make sure I was...

After your post, I wanted to make sure I was remembering how good the little SVGA looked so I did a 5 minute setup hooked to Comcast 720p signal for a 16:9 105 inch image. Unless you get a few feet...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
To my eyes it is accurate with the only...

To my eyes it is accurate with the only difference being that when you go that big you notice a screen door effect caused by the lack of pixels. Other than that the photo is accurate for a Blu-ray...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
Here is an example of a cheap DLP (ViewSonic...

Here is an example of a cheap DLP (ViewSonic PJD5134 SVGA) vs my 70 inch TV. I got it plugged in (HDMI cable) and had it up and running in under 30 minutes (I read the instructions for 20 plus...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
While I am a fan of the Epson (I have two of the...

While I am a fan of the Epson (I have two of the HC2000s), you might want to look at DLP for a sharper image since you are staying with 720p. You might just want to start out with the Acer for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
I think the point is that he just moved into a...

I think the point is that he just moved into a new apartment so any treatment/setup will be limited. It looks like he want to use the wall as a screen and I doubt he wants to mount the projector in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By steve1106
If you can control the light in the room, I vote...

If you can control the light in the room, I vote for the projector for bang for your buck and the wow factor, or you can wait, get the TV and wish you had a larger image in a few weeks.

I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By steve1106
A few things you haven't mentioned such as is the...

A few things you haven't mentioned such as is the room light controlled, are you going to treat the room (dark paint, rug, etc.).






You mentioned going with a 95 inch image or a 70 inch...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By steve1106
None. I gladly gave the wife the 70 inch LED...

None. I gladly gave the wife the 70 inch LED Sharp (I'm such a good spouse) from the basement for an entry level projector. Photo: 16X9 foot image vs 70 inch...no contest. I do 16:9 169inches in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-30-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By steve1106
Epson.com seems to do business as an afterthought...

Epson.com seems to do business as an afterthought for example I purchased a spare lamp and filters from them. No issues and the products were delivered quickly. A little over a five weeks after...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-29-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By steve1106
Don't forget you can DIY and paint a screen on...

Don't forget you can DIY and paint a screen on the wall for well under $100.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-29-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By steve1106
Are you doing a remodel (paint, walls, carpet,...

Are you doing a remodel (paint, walls, carpet, etc.) or just working with the existing room?


Are you going to run audio and HDMI?


Budget? What projector do you want and what do you want to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-28-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By steve1106
Oops. Sorry. I had just spent 2 plus hours on...

Oops. Sorry. I had just spent 2 plus hours on the movie Gone Girl and I was picking it apart, so I passed it on to the post when trying to make the decision on top or bottom.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-28-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By steve1106
One vote for inside. Wait....outside. I think...

One vote for inside. Wait....outside. I think if you look at the lighting in your photo the image with the items on the outside looks better. I have ran into this with photo line ups. All of the...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By steve1106
The sad truth is almost anything would be an...

The sad truth is almost anything would be an upgrade over the good but small sounding Energy Classics.


I jumped from them to the inexpensive Infinity Primus speakers and was amazed just with...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   06-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By steve1106
Nice setup.

Nice setup.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 87,356
Posted By steve1106
Dome is still up and they were dreaming. Unless...

Dome is still up and they were dreaming. Unless breaking the egg at the end took it down.


For some reason (not much on) we are still watching for now, but it may join the list of shows that...
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