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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-21-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 292,601
Posted By DADavis
Huey, please help me. I was told by tech support...

Huey, please help me. I was told by tech support at Epson that an HTPC will not work with a HDMI (HDCP) because of the HDCP. But you (and others connect your HTPC to a mits 1000. I just bought a...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   12-21-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By DADavis
Thank you for all of your input. We will...

Thank you for all of your input. We will probably go with the less expensive set. With the expensive set there are some added abilities to tweak the video but for us its OK to keep it simple. The...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   12-21-2004, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By DADavis
"One thing I never predict is the future" - Yogi...

"One thing I never predict is the future" - Yogi Berra

Yogi notwithstanding, I am interested in how the knowledgable ones feel about the future of HDMI and especially in regard to the Hi def...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-21-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 38,094
Posted By DADavis
I have just started reviewing these forums after...

I have just started reviewing these forums after a long absence. And I wanted to give my two cents to the people doing a home theater on their own. This forum was invaluable to me when building my...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-12-2002, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By DADavis
KO and John Just reading your posts and...

KO and John

Just reading your posts and have to put my two cents in. Make it a penny.

I have an LT 150 and am thrilled with it. I have been running it off the HTPC for several months now and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-12-2001, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By DADavis
I know this is a very basic question, but I...

I know this is a very basic question, but I would like to compare all of the local HDTV programming (sat, ATA and cable) available in Orlando. Is there a web site that contains all this info?
...
Forum: Screens   10-20-2001, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By DADavis
I have a LT 150 and am using blackout screen...

I have a LT 150 and am using blackout screen hung on the wall. Its overall pretty impressive, But...
The one weakness of the system is dark contrast. In other words, when the scene is dark...
Forum: Screens   10-20-2001, 09:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,084
Posted By DADavis
Just found this thread. would be interested in 5...

Just found this thread. would be interested in 5 yards if any left over. Thanks
Forum: Speakers   10-06-2001, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By DADavis
I am doing a wholehouse speaker thing in...

I am doing a wholehouse speaker thing in addition to my home theater. Anyway, I am about to buy volume controls. The controls say a maximum of 50 watts per cannel. The amplifier says maximum 200...
Forum: Speakers   10-04-2001, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By DADavis
Is there a big difference in quality between...

Is there a big difference in quality between different in wall volume controls? I have found these http://www.hometech.com/audio/volume.html by Buffalo Electronics. All the local high end stores...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-26-2001, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 161
Posted By DADavis
I had the same problem as CKL. The problem...

I had the same problem as CKL.

The problem occured withen the first 30 days so I was entitled to a brand new machine. But I thought that was overkill so I just sent the LT 150 to NEC and it was...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-26-2001, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 51
Posted By DADavis
Shahram, Once when I called tech support he...

Shahram,

Once when I called tech support he told me that the light bulb was actuall covered under the warranty. He said that if it goes out before 6 months NO MATTER HOW MANY HOURS it will be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-23-2001, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 95
Posted By DADavis
Niggenz, I have an LT 150 and I think I...

Niggenz,

I have an LT 150 and I think I have had similar problems which I discussed in a previous post. I am referring to your "soft image" problem. There are others, admittedly more...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-06-2001, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By DADavis
A friend of mine is using a Sony satellite...

A friend of mine is using a Sony satellite receiver (Sony HD 100) hooked by VGA to an NEC LT 150. Using 1080i out. The HD picture is great and in 16x9 proportion, BUT, it is shifted to the right of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-01-2001, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By DADavis
It's locked at 60Hz internally and if you go...

It's locked at 60Hz internally and if you go higher you will get tearing - you were warned. Just use 60Hz - and if you get problems try the auto-adjust on the remote to resynch the projector a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2001, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By DADavis
You can't do this without angling the projector...

You can't do this without angling the projector down an awful lot and correct with keystoning. Remember, the picture is projected up by the lens mechinism. Turning the picture upside down will not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-30-2001, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By DADavis
Shahram How come you are the only one who...

Shahram

How come you are the only one who reads my posts?

Anyway remeber the flicker we saw. It has tottaly gone away. You will be impressed when you see it. 85 hz seems to be the way to go....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-30-2001, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By DADavis
I have an NEC LT 150 and an HTPC from Digital...

I have an NEC LT 150 and an HTPC from Digital Connection as below. On the windows desktop (and DVDs) I was getting A LOT of flicker. That is, pixels that border between light and dark were...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2001, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By DADavis
I am building a home theater, but at the same...

I am building a home theater, but at the same time would like to wire the house (or at least part of it) for sound.

I have two sets of stereo speaker, both of which I would like to recycle:

1....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2001, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By DADavis
I just recieved my new HTPC and the DVD tray...

I just recieved my new HTPC and the DVD tray would not open. I think that someone at the burn in closed the tray roughly and bent something. Well, I have a new drive and am VERY paranoid about...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2001, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DADavis
P.S. As to the quality of the picture.......

P.S.

As to the quality of the picture.... Need to do a little more viewing. One problem is that the ATI player did not work with my Hidden dragon Crouching tiger CD, though the other player did...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2001, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DADavis
Mccody, I just bought a DC Marquee from...

Mccody,

I just bought a DC Marquee from digital Connections. I am just getting started with it so I can't be too enthusiastic but I'll tell you my thoughts so far.

1. This has all the right...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2001, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By DADavis
If you get the wireless intel combo, here is a...

If you get the wireless intel combo, here is a coupon for $30 off
http://image.fp.outpost.com/art/rebates_pdf/68863.pdf



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David
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2001, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By DADavis
Just bought a HTPC from Digital Connection and...

Just bought a HTPC from Digital Connection and played with it last night. System as below. I have both ATI DVD and Power DVD. Last night I played two movies that I had lying around, Runaway Bride,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2001, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By DADavis
Steve While waiting for my HTPC I am using...

Steve

While waiting for my HTPC I am using my laptop with an ATI card and windows 2K. I can't figure out how to enable DMA. It doesn't come up under device manager like it does with W98. Can you...
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