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Forum: Front Projector   01-30-2015, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Skrill
FS: Sony VPL-HW55ES 1080p 3D projector (< 500 hours))

OK -- I am going to see if there is interest in my projector, as I am strongly considering moving up to a Sony 350ES or 600ES.

My projector has been ceiling mounted since May 2014 (purchased in...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-28-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9,796
Views: 898,642
Posted By Skrill
I had the same issue. There are two things that...

I had the same issue. There are two things that I did:



Make sure your cable (including cable internet) and satellite (I have DirecTV) are wired into the main house ground. I had the hum on...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-28-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Skrill
Yes -- certainly. Contact AVS member...

Yes -- certainly.

Contact AVS member "daveds50 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8438191-daveds50.html)" -- he repaired an amp for me some time back. Cost me about $80 including shipping. ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,461
Views: 247,301
Posted By Skrill
Seriously considering the 600ES upgrade from a...

Seriously considering the 600ES upgrade from a 55ES.

Question -- has Sony announced what support and future upgrades they plan to bring to the 600ES? They seem to have provided pretty upgrade...
Forum: Front Projector   01-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Skrill
You still looking? I have a 6 month old 55ES...

You still looking? I have a 6 month old 55ES that I am considering selling (to step up to a 600ES). PM me if interested.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 140,204
Posted By Skrill
55ES owner here. Mine was new from an authorized...

55ES owner here. Mine was new from an authorized installer/dealer in April 2014. Mounted and used starting in May 2014 - with 500 hours on lamp. I have box, all accessories, warranty and lamp...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 09:59 AM
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Views: 247,301
Posted By Skrill
Question - from my Samsung F8500 purchase, I have...

Question - from my Samsung F8500 purchase, I have about 8 pairs of compatible Samsung 3D glasses. They are the current 5150s and some older 4100s - they all work with my current 55ES using the Xpand...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-09-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Thank you Mark for your response!

Thank you Mark for your response!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Skrill
I am a bit out of it ... I picked up one of these...

I am a bit out of it ... I picked up one of these for my living room set in May. They were expensive (set price - no breaks) -- but plentiful.

Are these hard to find now?

It is a great plasma...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-02-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I have to agree with some of the comments that...

I have to agree with some of the comments that Craig and KBarnes raise.

That said -- I continue to be very satisfied with my SubM Master/Slave purchase and find the performance to be outstanding. ...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-10-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,453
Posted By Skrill
I am so glad you posted this. I just finished...

I am so glad you posted this. I just finished the 3D version (I actually nabbed one of the Best Buy Steelbooks -- which seem to be fetching a pretty penny on ebay).

I normally watch movies at...
Forum: 3D Content   10-17-2014, 07:41 AM
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Views: 90,782
Posted By Skrill
Well -- I signed up last night for the 1 disk at...

Well -- I signed up last night for the 1 disk at a time rental. Looking forward to my first disk.

BTW -- I just want to make sure I follewed the instructions correctly. It said to put a disk...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By Skrill
I agree with Fatbottom and Bill 100% I think...

I agree with Fatbottom and Bill 100%

I think XLR is a bit of a gimmick (usually) in the case of consumer-level HT-equipment -- but I don't know much about the XMC-1 in particular.

And I think...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By Skrill
This might be worth a look if you are not...

This might be worth a look if you are not interested in Atmos. Integra 80.3 for $1500

http://www.wwstereo.com/Integra-DHC803

Myself -- I just picked up a Denon 4520 on clearance (on the Best...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 140,204
Posted By Skrill
Thank you for the assistance. Very helpful. ...

Thank you for the assistance. Very helpful.

Couple of follow up questions if I may:

1. I understand what gamma does now -- what does it mean if gamma is in the "off" setting in our 55ES...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9,796
Views: 898,642
Posted By Skrill
There are two types of 2400W amps. The HP and...

There are two types of 2400W amps. The HP and the HP+ -- both are 2400W @4 ohm amps made by SpeakerPower. Setting aside other potential improvements of the SpeakerPower amps, the HP+ also drives a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 140,204
Posted By Skrill
I did a search of this thread and found nothing...

I did a search of this thread and found nothing useful on it.

Can someone tell me what "Contrast Enhancer" does in the advanced menu settings?

Also -- while asking questions -- I would love...
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,866
Posted By Skrill
IQ is a top notch store -- and a great local B&M...

IQ is a top notch store -- and a great local B&M retailer here in Northern VA (they are my local B&W dealer). http://www.iq-av.com/

I would trust them 100%.

BTW -- I would contact them...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 08:23 AM
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Views: 898,642
Posted By Skrill
KBarnes -- what db scale do you like to see on...

KBarnes -- what db scale do you like to see on the Y axis?

EDIT: Saw your link -- nevermind.
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Skrill
Corrected - sorry

Corrected - sorry
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Skrill
Jurrasic Park Trilogy Blu Ray (includes Jurrasic Park 3D) $30 @ AMZN (9/19 only)

Deal of the day -- 9/19/2014. Pretty decent deal -- which I bit on. $10/film is not bad -- and really good if you consider that Jurrasic Park 3D alone is normally $25.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 692,270
Posted By Skrill
If you can get the coupon -- you should try it. ...

If you can get the coupon -- you should try it. They should be willing to apply it as long as you have the receipt.



Grew up in Joplin, MO - and family are all Mizzou alums.

I went east...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 692,270
Posted By Skrill
Sounds like you have it under control. ...

Sounds like you have it under control.

Much like Mizzou will have Indiana under control this weekend. :)

Enjoy your setup!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 692,270
Posted By Skrill
OK -- add "one of" between "the" and "most" --...

OK -- add "one of" between "the" and "most" -- hopefully you agree now.

Setting aside some big money options like Trinnov or Datastat -- or arguably Anthem's ARC -- it's better then just about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 692,270
Posted By Skrill
Well - it's worth a shot just powering off the...

Well - it's worth a shot just powering off the AVR -- see what happens. I think you will be surprised. I would definitely run a sub if it were my theater. I love subs. :)

And as far as...
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