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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-24-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By AMartin56
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projector...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projectors-under-3-000-usd-msrp/1671001-epson-5030ub-vs-sony-vpl-hw40es-anyone-else-wrestling.html
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-24-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12,064
Views: 614,940
Posted By AMartin56
Might be worth a shot but 60 inch panels seemed...

Might be worth a shot but 60 inch panels seemed prone to buzzing which could explain why they were returned. But Amazon will take it back if you aren't satisfied so nothing but time would be wasted.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-23-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
Just to cover all your bases unplug the power...

Just to cover all your bases unplug the power (don't just turn it off) and unplug all HDMI. Then wire it all back up. Try multiple sources, multiple cables and both HDMI ports on the projector....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By AMartin56
I assume you mean picture noise was a...

I assume you mean picture noise was a con....rather than noise noise as the fan is usually pretty quiet. :)

Some folks claim the picture is noisy with Reality Creation turned on. I don't agree...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-22-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
Yes the fan runs for a few moments after you turn...

Yes the fan runs for a few moments after you turn it off to cool the bulb.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 238,854
Posted By AMartin56
I hated the 40ES in the showroom. Bought one...

I hated the 40ES in the showroom. Bought one anyways. Very glad I did.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-19-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
What irritated me is that pretty much every 40ES...

What irritated me is that pretty much every 40ES thread was taken over for weeks with constant rants about how terrible Sony and this projector is. And how this must have been true because after...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 58,782
Posted By AMartin56
I had to go that low to get rid of the red tint. ...

I had to go that low to get rid of the red tint.


I increased SUS five more ticks and that seems to have eliminated the misfires.


On a full screen 5% IRE pattern I DO get some purple...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12,064
Views: 614,940
Posted By AMartin56
I agree on removing the bezel. Super easy to take...

I agree on removing the bezel. Super easy to take off. Which is kind of scary in a way. :)


I won't be peeling my coating off but it is kind of sad to find out that it's basically glued on like a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 58,782
Posted By AMartin56
I didn't reset. Only problem with default...

I didn't reset. Only problem with default voltages was red tint. Currently I added 20 ticks to SUS for each ten ticks I took out of S1/S3/S4 (And I had to go way below the minimums listed in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-18-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 238,854
Posted By AMartin56
This should be good...

This should be good...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 58,782
Posted By AMartin56
Thanks for the advice on changing VOL SUS. During...

Thanks for the advice on changing VOL SUS. During my testing it helped with misfires but I wouldn't have tried raising it that high without your advice. Picture is pretty stable now. I get a few...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-18-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 36,721
Posted By AMartin56
But he'll need a place he can return it easily...

But he'll need a place he can return it easily when it turns out to be a piece of crap with uneven focus!!! Amirite?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,157
Posted By AMartin56
I'm surprised no one mentioned IR. I have a 5020...

I'm surprised no one mentioned IR. I have a 5020 with 12k hours and there is not a hint of IR. I had a ST60 with less than 1000 hours that was very prone to developing IR and I hear that the ZTs are...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 624
Posted By AMartin56
That should be very doable. As I mentioned...

That should be very doable. As I mentioned anything high end might be wasted in that room. I say at most $2.5k on a projector and maybe $500 for a decent entry level screen. Maybe a little more on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 624
Posted By AMartin56
IMO there really isn't a straight forward answer...

IMO there really isn't a straight forward answer to the above questions. It might help if you provide a budget....that way folks might be able to suggest a model to consider based upon your needs....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 36,721
Posted By AMartin56
Please don't ask for every single one. :) If it...

Please don't ask for every single one. :) If it sounds too good to be true it probably is.

Here is a list of authorized dealers:

http://store.sony.com/-cms-page.sony.authorized.dealer
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 36,721
Posted By AMartin56
Wait until June and see if the rumored sale hits....

Wait until June and see if the rumored sale hits. Would drop it to $2k from an authorized dealer. Those guys are not legit. Sony may not honor the warranty on a unit purchased from them.

Or check...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
I'm a VERY new 40ES owner. I've only had one for...

I'm a VERY new 40ES owner. I've only had one for about 3 months now. So I don't mean to come across as a know it all. But this forum is a very valuable resource and putting in some time here will...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
Thanks for the links. Chirpie did a great job...

Thanks for the links. Chirpie did a great job with the review. And the pictures look really professional. But I don't think he is suggesting they look exactly like it does in the room and I think...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By AMartin56
Current rumor is 40es sale in June. Might drop...

Current rumor is 40es sale in June. Might drop to $2k.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
And another. ...

And another.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/24-digital-hi-end-projectors-3-000-usd-msrp/1137968-can-not-focus-image-when-ceiling-mounting-projector.html
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
A few good threads about uneven focus. Because I...

A few good threads about uneven focus. Because I guess research is hard but ranting about product quality is easy.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
I doubt very seriously that any of these focus...

I doubt very seriously that any of these focus issues would should up in a photo.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 24,815
Posted By AMartin56
Just got back from seeing Mad Max Fury Road only...

Just got back from seeing Mad Max Fury Road only to find more fury in this thread. :)

All hail the mighty Optoma HD33! I'm sure it had great convergence being single chip DLP and I imagine the...
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