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Forum: Community News & Polls   07-30-2014, 11:38 PM
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Views: 5,898
Posted By JustMike
This is very much like the Lutron setup that I...

This is very much like the Lutron setup that I used. The side tracks can either be surface mounted or recessed into the millwork. Since I was doing new millwork anyway, thats' the route I took.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 77,102
Posted By JustMike
Are you controlling the DirecTV with infrared or...

Are you controlling the DirecTV with infrared or IP?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 77,102
Posted By JustMike
That's nice of them! Most likely, the new...

That's nice of them!

Most likely, the new Pakedge gear had nothing to do with the improvement with the projector. The iPad just sends whatever command triggers your programmed sequence, and from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 327,861
Posted By JustMike
I felt that way at about the three-year mark. ...

I felt that way at about the three-year mark. But the theater is essentially done now (four years total) and I'm just delighted with it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 77,102
Posted By JustMike
Ah, yes. The five most dangerous words in the...

Ah, yes. The five most dangerous words in the English language: "While we are at it." :). Man, do I know those well...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-16-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,898
Posted By JustMike
Thanks, pictures would be great. Do you think...

Thanks, pictures would be great. Do you think they block enough light for somebody who might want to sleep in the room when it's light out?
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,898
Posted By JustMike
jjperrone: Do those shutters block 100% of the...

jjperrone: Do those shutters block 100% of the light? I've been considering something like that for some of my other rooms to provide light control without having to have interior window coverings. ...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-16-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,898
Posted By JustMike
Many years ago, a friend of a friend showed me...

Many years ago, a friend of a friend showed me his home theater. He had installed Lutron blackout shades, which had metal channels on the sides that the shade ran in. But, even with those channels...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-04-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by netroamer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1359018/sony-vpl-vw1000/9780#post_24682344)

I had the same issue with my Escient...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-29-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
I figured it might be, but I've been very...

I figured it might be, but I've been very hesitant to have it fixed because I assumed that would involve having the projector shipped away. I almost never use the lens memory (4K being the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Well, I am certainly among the very last folks...

Well, I am certainly among the very last folks to get the upgrade done. Mine was completed on April 18, and the process went smoothly. The technician (from the company whose phone # is in Arkansas)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Well, I found my missing glasses! They were...

Well, I found my missing glasses! They were hiding in the box! http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/mad.gif

When I opened that box originally, I opened it on the bottom by mistake. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by turls http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1359018/sony-vpl-vw1000/8880#post_24462144)

And be aware that the PS3 glasses do not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Thanks discodol, d.j., BOBCAT, joerod and...

Thanks discodol, d.j., BOBCAT, joerod and anybody else who I've neglected. In the end, one couple skipped the movie (she was tired), and we had enough glasses for those who were left.

This was...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JustMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1359018/sony-vpl-vw1000/8850#post_24457618)

Emergency question

My brethren,

I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-08-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Emergency question My brethren, I have...

Emergency question

My brethren,

I have six guests coming over this evening to watch Gravity in 3D in my theater. I have never had a large 3D screening, and so had never unpacked the extra 3D...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-07-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10,327
Views: 507,467
Posted By JustMike
Greetings, I've searched this thread for an...

Greetings,

I've searched this thread for an answer to this quick question, but I did not see a definitive response. Here's the simple query:

Assume that I'm playing 3D Blu-ray to the VW1000ES...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 162,980
Posted By JustMike
You can definitely use fabric other than GOM,...

You can definitely use fabric other than GOM, which does tend to look a bit industrial. The trick is to get something that air moves through fairly freely, while still having enough substance that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 327,518
Posted By JustMike
You know, I thought I had gone over the top by...

You know, I thought I had gone over the top by putting a monitor in the bathroom so that folks didn't miss any of the movie. (People love this, by the way.) But a CinemaScope screen is truly taking...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-20-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 77,102
Posted By JustMike
I know what you mean. The trick with any of...

I know what you mean. The trick with any of these control systems is that it's basically a custom software engineering project for your installer, for every single theater that they do. So there's...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-19-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,392
Posted By JustMike
Fair point. HDBaseT, as I understand it, doesn't...

Fair point. HDBaseT, as I understand it, doesn't support the Audio Return Channel feature of HDMI, but some HDBaseT implementations have added this. So, you might have an option there, but again,...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-19-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,392
Posted By JustMike
Building on what Andy said, the wire types...

Building on what Andy said, the wire types necessary for speakers are very different from Cat-5 or Cat-6 cable. You would be creating a new type of cable that would be much bigger and much more...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,392
Posted By JustMike
Quote:Originally Posted by Sno...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sno Crash http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1384980/the-unoffical-source-for-everything-hdbaset/120#post_23968974)

Sorry, I...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-19-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 38,392
Posted By JustMike
Quote:Originally Posted by Sno...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sno Crash http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1384980/the-unoffical-source-for-everything-hdbaset/120#post_23967303)

I mean, it's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 50,436
Posted By JustMike
Had some friends over last night to watch The...

Had some friends over last night to watch The Bourne Supremacy, which I had actually never seen. Damn, that was fun. :-) I can sort of do without the handheld shaky-cam look on 'Scope content, but...
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