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Forum: 3D Content   11-19-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By grubadub
let us know what you think

let us know what you think
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By grubadub
it depends on your expectations and your budget....

it depends on your expectations and your budget. a lot of people put together a 5.1 system without any consideration of sound treatments and are very happy with how it sounds. then they hear how a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-19-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 133,028
Posted By grubadub
http://ewvox.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/castle-s7...

http://ewvox.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/castle-s7e7-abc.jpg?w=612&h=380&crop=1
head em up and move em out
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 416
Posted By grubadub
I'm sure headphones would be ok. But there's no...

I'm sure headphones would be ok. But there's no way they would compare to a decent 5.1 setup. And the subwoofer is the most important speaker for action movies.i watched Godzilla the other night and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
Watched my 1st 3d movie Friday night. Very cool....

Watched my 1st 3d movie Friday night. Very cool. I'm digging it!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-14-2014, 08:25 AM
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Views: 1,197,179
Posted By grubadub
just watched this last night. the bass scared the...

just watched this last night. the bass scared the crap out of me! it felt like my house was coming apart.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 704
Posted By grubadub
here are the settings posted by Sightseeker1...

here are the settings posted by Sightseeker1 found at post #9920 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9920) on the Benq W1070 thread. i found these to work quite well...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
what do you guys do to make up for brightness...

what do you guys do to make up for brightness loss while watching 3D? switch to smart eco or normal?
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-04-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 133,028
Posted By grubadub
i still watch but i think there's no doubt the...

i still watch but i think there's no doubt the show is past its peak. it's about time to bring Castle's father back in the mix.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2014, 09:15 AM
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Posted By grubadub
that's too easy! thanks :)

that's too easy! thanks :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By grubadub
ok, so i have a 3D blu ray player and 3D glasses...

ok, so i have a 3D blu ray player and 3D glasses on the way :). so as this will be my first attempt at 3D in the home, i just wanted to make sure i knew what i was doing to watch a 3D movie. i'm...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-31-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
i can see myself going this route if i like the...

i can see myself going this route if i like the 3D experience. i currently have the Oppo BDP80. it's a nice blu ray player that plays all my hi-rez music as well but no 3D. so for now i'm planning on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-30-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
awesome! as for going to the cinema, the last two...

awesome! as for going to the cinema, the last two times i went were to see Gravity and Star Trek Into the Darkness at IMAX so yeah, you may be right about that :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-30-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
3D questions

i've never been that interested in 3D at home but now that i have the Benq W1070, i'm curious. i figured that i would have to buy a new receiver, blu ray player and glasses and wasn't really wanting...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
i've been watching the world series and have...

i've been watching the world series and have noticed that picture quality varied from camera to camera. for instance when they would show a replay with a wide shot from behind home plate with...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
well after finding out that the HDMI setting...

well after finding out that the HDMI setting should be on "PC" instead of auto fixed that issue. i no longer get the crushing of blacks and whites. now i get decent shadow detail. the blacks aren't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
practically, you want to mount your screen just...

practically, you want to mount your screen just high enough so that your feet don't interfere with the viewing area when your reclined. depends on your setup. sometimes things like speakers prevent...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-24-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
thanks for the reply. i will play around with it...

thanks for the reply. i will play around with it this weekend. plenty of games on to test it out :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
yeah, you can do those things if smart eco is too...

yeah, you can do those things if smart eco is too bright. my problem with smart eco is the fan noise. eco looks pretty good so that's what i've been using.

question: what levels are you guys using...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-23-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By grubadub
if you're ok with keeping your living room dark...

if you're ok with keeping your living room dark during the day it's totally doable. if you like lots of light and have a nice backyard to look at like me, no way jose. after dark, i move into the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By grubadub
read the build threads on this site. tons of...

read the build threads on this site. tons of valuable info to be found. take a look at the sticky threads such as "things i'd do differently next time". lots of great info there as well. good luck!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10,398
Views: 1,633,210
Posted By grubadub
as a new owner of the W1070 i have a couple...

as a new owner of the W1070 i have a couple questions:

has anyone on here tried this projector with the Darbee?

is there any maintenance needed? do you occasionally vacuum the vents?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
yeah my room has black painted walls and ceiling...

yeah my room has black painted walls and ceiling so i don't need BTB. and WTW just looks offensive. anyway, thanks for the info. this is a very helpful thread. what in the world did we do before...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By grubadub
this is what i was going to suggest. i've done it...

this is what i was going to suggest. i've done it and it and it worked out well. if you do, and your window is facing west, there will likely be a good bit of heat buildup so you will probably want...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-08-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10,398
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Posted By grubadub
ok, so i did a little google searching on...

ok, so i did a little google searching on calibrating the w1070 and came across an article which mentions the clipping of the blacks and whites.

here's an excerpt: "The best mode uncalibrated was...
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