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Forum: Screens   09-24-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By sgunn
I did not get a discount, not that I'm aware of...

I did not get a discount, not that I'm aware of anyway. It certainly was never mentioned by Stewart in any of the emails that went back and forth.
Forum: Screens   09-24-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By sgunn
So here is my tale of woe... About ten...

So here is my tale of woe...

About ten years ago I built a home theater and as part of that I put in a motorized Stewart Firehawk screen. Great screen material. Liked it a lot.

After 5 1/2...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-24-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,079
Posted By sgunn
I used the Peerless PRG-UNV-W, White Precision...

I used the Peerless PRG-UNV-W, White Precision Gear Universal Projector Mount. It's easily available if you google it. It's much more expensive directly from Peerless, so don't get it directly from...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-19-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,998
Views: 757,555
Posted By sgunn
Anybody else have this issue? I have uverse for...

Anybody else have this issue? I have uverse for cable service connected via component, and if the image goes to full white, like during an explosion, the projector loses sync. It re-acquires the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-13-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By sgunn
I recently replaced my 7205 with an Optoma HD20...

I recently replaced my 7205 with an Optoma HD20 rather than get a new bulb. Very happy with the decision. Throw angle is the same, which was important with my ceiling height and the vertical...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-23-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,998
Views: 757,555
Posted By sgunn
Well, from the deafening lack of replies, it...

Well, from the deafening lack of replies, it seems like I'm the only one on this thread with a motorized screen trying to use the HD20 12v trigger output to lower it.

After calling Optoma and...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-22-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,502
Views: 911,670
Posted By sgunn
So I thought I'd post a followup to my earlier...

So I thought I'd post a followup to my earlier post. I tried using a DVI to HDMI adapter to see if the issue was confined to the HDMI ouput. It was not, I saw the same issue of blown out contrast...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 480,287
Posted By sgunn
I posted the same question to a forum for the...

I posted the same question to a forum for the NAS, and someone posted that he has seen the same issue, but only to certain media devices. So for him, he sees this on Popcorn Hour, but not on Noxon...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 480,287
Posted By sgunn
Quote:Originally Posted by wmcclain...

Quote:Originally Posted by wmcclain http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18153039)

Does the network search function on the player turn up anything...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 480,287
Posted By sgunn
I'm running Twonky Media 5.1 on my Thecus NAS. ...

I'm running Twonky Media 5.1 on my Thecus NAS.

The issue I'm seeing is that I have to restart Twonky in order for it to show up on the Oppo. After I restart Twonky, it immediately shows up as a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-10-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,998
Views: 757,555
Posted By sgunn
I contacted Optoma several days ago about the...

I contacted Optoma several days ago about the screen trigger issue . They took my name and number and said they would get back to me. I still haven't heard anything. Anyone else heard anything?
...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-02-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,502
Views: 911,670
Posted By sgunn
I'm hoping somebody can help me out. I've had my...

I'm hoping somebody can help me out. I've had my 3910 for several years, and have been quite happy with it.

Until recently, it was connected via DVI to an Infocus 7205 projector at 720p.

I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-29-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 39,487
Views: 4,911,212
Posted By sgunn
I installed the latest beta firmware on my BDP83...

I installed the latest beta firmware on my BDP83 and I installed the Twonky Media server on my Thecus NAS.

It works - I can stream stuff directly off my NAS through the Oppo, which is very, very...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-30-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,998
Views: 757,555
Posted By sgunn
It's been mentioned before on this thread but I...

It's been mentioned before on this thread but I thought I'd confirm it.

The HD20 12v trigger does not work as it should. When you first power on the projector, the 12v trigger goes active for a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-24-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,998
Views: 757,555
Posted By sgunn
Thought I'd post something that I had to hunt...

Thought I'd post something that I had to hunt down that might help others.

Per Optoma support, the size of the 12V connector on the HD20 is 4.75 mm outer diameter and 1.7 mm inner diameter. Radio...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-19-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By sgunn
A little update. I bought the HD20, and because...

A little update. I bought the HD20, and because of its short throw, it ended up being mounted right over our heads. It was the only DLP projector in its price range with the correct throw angle for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-29-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By sgunn
Thank you, I really appreciate hearing from...

Thank you, I really appreciate hearing from someone who had a 720x and what they replaced it with. It's also good to hear about the difference in noise levels. That would make using the HD20 more...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-28-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By sgunn
So the bulb on my Infocus 7205 is going, and...

So the bulb on my Infocus 7205 is going, and before I plunk down $400 on a new bulb, I thought I'd look around and see what a new 1080i/p projector would cost.

My current setup is a 110" diagonal...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-19-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39,487
Views: 4,911,212
Posted By sgunn
So here's a question. If I understand correctly,...

So here's a question. If I understand correctly, you can plug in a flash drive, and the player will play a number of video formats right off of the flash drive.

So is there some simple way to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-04-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,495
Posted By sgunn
FWIW, I have a Russound CAV 6.6 whole house...

FWIW, I have a Russound CAV 6.6 whole house audio system, and I'm using the Duet as another source connected to it. Works fine in this capacity.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-08-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,442
Posted By sgunn
Quote:Originally Posted by shannonrawls...

Quote:Originally Posted by shannonrawls http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

YES,
The thecus can add disks as you go....
3 disk RAID5 ----> add...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-13-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By sgunn
This sounds like it's not passing HDCP. If your...

This sounds like it's not passing HDCP. If your display and STB can't negotiate an encrypted connection, that's what happens.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-01-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By sgunn
I love it when people answer their own...

I love it when people answer their own questions, so I'll answer mine.

I spoke to Russound this morning. I was at work so the amount of troubleshooting we could do was limited. After talking with...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-31-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By sgunn
Has anybody successfully upgraded the firmware...

Has anybody successfully upgraded the firmware on their Russound CAV 6.6? After my failed attempt, mine is currently an expensive brick. I thought I'd ask here first before I call Russound.

I...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-17-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By sgunn
Maybe RG6 Quad Shield?

Maybe RG6 Quad Shield?
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