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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2002, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By vas
Would BOTH the off air tuner and the 8PSK fit in...

Would BOTH the off air tuner and the 8PSK fit in the 6000 tuner ? Does the 6000 have 2 slots?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-25-2002, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By vas
ChuckD I too have a few "stuck pixels" on...

ChuckD
I too have a few "stuck pixels" on mine, but are most probably dust . Do you have a way of clearing the dust?

Marcus,
Good luck with the PJ. I have had mine for 2 months now, and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-17-2002, 08:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 13,747
Posted By vas
One word : STUNNING !!!!

One word : STUNNING !!!!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-06-2002, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 766
Posted By vas
imlucid I have a 5500 with a 133" 16:9 Dalite...

imlucid
I have a 5500 with a 133" 16:9 Dalite Cinemaision High Contrast, it has worked out pretty good so far.
As for my DVD player, I still have my 3 year old Sony non-progressive DVD player...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-04-2002, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By vas
Got it at Walmart for $9.99

Got it at Walmart for $9.99
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-28-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By vas
I have a 133" diagonal screen, and after...

I have a 133" diagonal screen, and after watching HD, even a "high bit rate" DVD like Superbit Fifth Element looks pretty lame.
Vas
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-24-2002, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By vas
All, Based on your input, I will hold off....

All,
Based on your input, I will hold off. Thanks!!
Vas
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-23-2002, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By vas
I just saw the Star Trek motion picture DVD set...

I just saw the Star Trek motion picture DVD set (I think 8 or 9 DVDs) at Costco for $150. Does anyone have these and is it worth it?
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-21-2002, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By vas
Lamp is approx $460 from the place that sold me...

Lamp is approx $460 from the place that sold me the PJ. I wonder if AVS sells these too, and for how much
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-20-2002, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By vas
Two questions for Hitachi 5500 owners: 1. How...

Two questions for Hitachi 5500 owners:
1. How do I get to see the number of hours used on my lamp ?
2. Has anyone bought a replacement lamp - how much, and whats the best place to buy one?
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-19-2002, 12:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,319
Posted By vas
barryz The 5500 does an excellent job with...

barryz
The 5500 does an excellent job with 1080i, especially the stuff that isnt upconverted (CBS-HD, PBS demo loop, etc).
vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-17-2002, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By vas
Any suggestions on regular maintainance of the...

Any suggestions on regular maintainance of the Hitachi 5500 ?

I live in a new development with plenty of construction crews and dust. Would an air cleaner/purifier help ?

What steps would one...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By vas
So, based on what toddalin says, there is not...

So, based on what toddalin says, there is not much benefit in purchasing a progressive DVD player if one already has a non-progressive DVD player.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By vas
This is what the user manual says about the...

This is what the user manual says about the "Progressive" setting:

"Select Progressive Mode: Select the mode suitable for the input signal
with the and buttons. The TV mode and the FILM mode...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By vas
Cai Did you compare the Superbit DVD on a...

Cai
Did you compare the Superbit DVD on a progressive vs non-progressive DVD player ?
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By vas
What exactly does the "Progressive" setting in...

What exactly does the "Progressive" setting in the Hitachi 5500 Input menu do? I see no difference between any of the settings (TV/Film) .
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By vas
Now that my 5500, screen, and Sony...

Now that my 5500, screen, and Sony (non-progressive scan DVD player) are all setup, the question still remains:
On a Hitachi 5500, will a progressive scan DVD player (eg Panasonic RP56 or others)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2002, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,768
Posted By vas
Joe, What is "posterization" ? Do you find...

Joe,
What is "posterization" ?
Do you find the DVI picture to be better than component?
What card do you have, and how much do these run?
chuckd,
Yes the RGB w/ 1080i with Dish 6000 works fine...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-15-2002, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By vas
Dalite HCCV Screen was installed yesterday and...

Dalite HCCV Screen was installed yesterday and it looks great. Thank you all for your input!!
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-13-2002, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By vas
Chuck I have a Dish 6000 and 1080i and RGB...

Chuck
I have a Dish 6000 and 1080i and RGB works fine. Make sure you have selected 16:9 on the Dish 6000 HDTV setup menu.
vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-13-2002, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,768
Posted By vas
Aceman 1. I see a dark grey border w/ a purple...

Aceman
1. I see a dark grey border w/ a purple tint when viewing 16:9, but not noticable since the picture is so bright. You can "fix" this by using a panamorph lens or masking if it bothers you....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-13-2002, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By vas
Have you tried changing the aspect ratio? (1st...

Have you tried changing the aspect ratio? (1st menu, bottom row)?
Vas
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-10-2002, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By vas
Leif I agree the HC Da-Mat (0.8 gain) is just...

Leif
I agree the HC Da-Mat (0.8 gain) is just too dark, and I would have returned that right away if thats what they sent. But the HCCV seems like a screen I could live with.
A filter might fix...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-10-2002, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By vas
Das, Andrew I tried out the small 6"x6"...

Das, Andrew
I tried out the small 6"x6" samples of of Dalite HCCV and normal CV last night, and the HC looked fine, though whites had a very very slight light blue tint compared to the non-HC CV...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-09-2002, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By vas
Das Nice picture! Is that Toy Story? Vas

Das
Nice picture! Is that Toy Story?
Vas
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