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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-30-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
IFA Berlin starts next Friday, September 5th....

IFA Berlin starts next Friday, September 5th. Kraine will likely be posting the first formal specs on the new Epson models as he does every year. i'm curious to see if the early info is true.

"The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-29-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
I can't image it's a basement, the room looks...

I can't image it's a basement, the room looks huge. at the time of the photos in 2011 it was dual 4K Barcos.

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/itsmeto/IMG_9309.jpg

My seats are ~14.5 feet...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-29-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
how important is 3D? as you may have seen, the...

how important is 3D? as you may have seen, the brightness goes down quite a bit once the projector is in 3D mode. I like 3D and a generally bright 2D image (I watch at 2-3 times the average person)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-29-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
These 'big' screens are so cute compared to...

These 'big' screens are so cute compared to W.Mayer's 7 meter setup... :) imagine the look on people's faces when they see this in person for the first time.
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-28-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
on the 2 jvc's I have here (rs55/X35) I can see...

on the 2 jvc's I have here (rs55/X35) I can see light bleeding into the black bar areas during mixed APL scenes. I would think the internal reflections are also potentially affecting the perceived...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-28-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
Planar 8130 (Runco LS3) for a great price, I'm...

Planar 8130 (Runco LS3) for a great price, I'm surprised no one picked this up yet. seller says local pickup only but may be able to convince to ship.
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-27-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
that couch looks familiar... wait a second,...

that couch looks familiar...

wait a second, that's my 1100.. :D
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-27-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
The push on the Epson LCD's is green, not blue in...

The push on the Epson LCD's is green, not blue in torch mode. Living room mode can be calibrated somewhat close to D65 at around 1100 lumens but the gamma is very odd in this mode. it's fine for most...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-27-2014, 06:58 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
let's see what they can do with ANSI, this is one...

let's see what they can do with ANSI, this is one area imo the JVC's could use some help. This became evident recently when I blacked out my room and compared 2 JVC's against my VW1100 and DC4...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 09:24 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
anyone looking for the royalty 3, 60% off through...

anyone looking for the royalty 3, 60% off through Thursday. in store and online

http://www.joann.com/coupon/
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
based on the mixed comments, there may have been...

based on the mixed comments, there may have been sample variances between the different production runs. The last two 2.4's I installed looked like the photo that Doug posted. It has a canvas like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
doug that is good info, thx for posting those...

doug that is good info, thx for posting those additional photos. I've installed several 2.4's and agree the 2.8 is brighter than the perceived .4 difference when set up for optimal gain. I have my...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-23-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
Goodbye Sim2 lumis.. we hardly knew ya.. :)

Goodbye Sim2 lumis.. we hardly knew ya.. :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-21-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
What is the max calibrated lumen output on the...

What is the max calibrated lumen output on the sim2?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
I would shelf mount the projector and put a...

I would shelf mount the projector and put a ventilated dome around it so no one breathes on it... :)

maybe something inside is getting tweaking from hanging it.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
I still use the 30K quite a bit, it's the...

I still use the 30K quite a bit, it's the 'fastest' projector I have for boot up and shut down, so I use it like a TV sometimes, turning it on / off several times a day. I still have 4 extra lamps...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-17-2014, 07:12 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
yes my next plans are to hack some tubes into the...

yes my next plans are to hack some tubes into the sharp. Here are the 'High Contrast' and 'High Definition' pieces I'll be using.

I pulled these out of a ~19" color RCA Victor TV from 1964. ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-17-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By zombie10k
Here is the link to the original swap ...

Here is the link to the original swap

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/24-digital-hi-end-projectors-3-000-usd-msrp/1434826-projector-mini-shootout-thread-2013-2014-a-281.html#post24734817
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10,405
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Posted By zombie10k
there is a thin rubber piece in the back, I have...

there is a thin rubber piece in the back, I have mine shelf mounted and just took a look. It's odd it would be missing, it's not necessary to remove that to swap out the motherboard.

are you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2014, 11:14 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
In contrast to the monster sized projectors from...

In contrast to the monster sized projectors from the past, one of my favorite projectors is the QUMI pico projector. It's hard to believe what they were able to do with a projector the size of a hard...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
you forgot one of these.. don't you want to go...

you forgot one of these.. don't you want to go old school to get the 'film-like' HT experience?

Local pickup only, bring freight truck + lift.
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-15-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
yes we have come a long way from the days of the...

yes we have come a long way from the days of the Kloss Novabeam and the Sony KP 5010 from the late 1970's.

I am sure Mark remembers these well :)
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-14-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
it was your idea, I just did it first. ;) ...

it was your idea, I just did it first. ;)

maybe it's just the power supply on the 8130.

it was fun taking it apart, it's always nice when there are no leftover screws when it goes back...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-14-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
this is always a hot topic of discussion. I would...

this is always a hot topic of discussion. I would think high native / high ansi / black pit would be the ideal scenario if possible. That is until our 150" roll down OLED screens arrive in 10 years....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-14-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By zombie10k
This makes a lot of sense too.. ...

This makes a lot of sense too..

http://hometheaterphotos.com/projector2/4projectors.jpg

don't stare into the ARC lens for long, it will make you want to spend money.
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