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Forum: Screens   07-08-2001, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By dpearson
Doyle, Check out this thread...my screen...

Doyle,

Check out this thread...my screen still works fine after almost a year with this config. Just make sure that your screen cuts the power in both the up and down positions....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-16-2001, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 59
Posted By dpearson
NTSC TV doesn't look nearly as good as a good...

NTSC TV doesn't look nearly as good as a good anamorphic transfer on DVD. However, I enjoy watching an occasional movie, or football, baseball or hockey game on it. I usually use the "wide zoom"...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-10-2000, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By dpearson
I started collecting celebrity autographs by...

I started collecting celebrity autographs by mail a few years ago. For the price of postage I've collected over 50 autographed photos from some of my favorite actors/actresses and other famous...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   10-10-2000, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By dpearson
What a wonderful wife I have to put up with all...

What a wonderful wife I have to put up with all my constant tweaking and upgrading.

Started out 4 years ago with a 32" sony tv and a very old stero amp.

Now my system is:

-Sony 10HT LCD...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-06-2000, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 84
Posted By dpearson
Make sure you do a search on this forum to see...

Make sure you do a search on this forum to see the *extensive* debates between the G11 and the 10HT. I think this may help you select a projector that matches your priorities (eg. price,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-14-2000, 04:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 932
Posted By dpearson
Personally, I liked the car chase near the end...

Personally, I liked the car chase near the end of the original "Blues Brothers" where they drive through the parking lot, through the mall, downtown chicago, etc and the car falls apart at the end....
Forum: Screens   08-14-2000, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By dpearson
Pat, My installation replaces the...

Pat,

My installation replaces the 3-position switch that comes with the screen. However, you can get an X-10 wall switch that will control the screen by sending an X-10 command rather than...
Forum: Screens   08-13-2000, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By dpearson
FYI, An update....I've installed this...

FYI,

An update....I've installed this equipment to raise/lower my screen and it works great.

-david
Forum: Screens   07-27-2000, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By dpearson
I spoke with dalite today and all I could get...

I spoke with dalite today and all I could get from them was:

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The limit switches are not for reducing drop. If you use them for this, it may affect the tensioning in the screen (eg. less...
Forum: Screens   07-27-2000, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By dpearson
I ordered (and have received) a dalite...

I ordered (and have received) a dalite cosmopolitan tensioned electrol screen with the standard drop because the website said the limit switches were adjustable, now the manual says not to use these...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-10-2000, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 100
Posted By dpearson
Kirk, Quote: Originally posted by...

Kirk,

Quote:
Originally posted by dreamer:
David,

It's been said many times. If you buy a D-ILA projector you need to plan on spending another $500 for calibration. If you made your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-09-2000, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 100
Posted By dpearson
I recently demo'ed a G11 over the weekend and...

I recently demo'ed a G11 over the weekend and decided to send it back and continue waiting for the Sony 10HT instead.

For the G11, I liked the picture and I think it had more detail in darker...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-18-2000, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 33
Posted By dpearson
Thanks for all your replies! -david

Thanks for all your replies!

-david
Forum: Screens   06-18-2000, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By dpearson
Here's what I'm planning to do for my dalite...

Here's what I'm planning to do for my dalite tensioned cosmopolitan electrol electric screen:

Connect AC power to a SPDT relay (http://smarthome.com/7278.html) and the red and black leads from...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-16-2000, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 33
Posted By dpearson
For those who have had your JVC G11's for...

For those who have had your JVC G11's for awhile, have you noticed any problems (dead pixels, fog, blobs, etc)? And how many hours do you have on your projector?

Thanks for the info!

-david
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-10-2000, 05:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By dpearson
To those who have had your DILA (G11, etc) with...

To those who have had your DILA (G11, etc) with a Xenon bulb, have you experienced a change in brightness?

I've read at another forum that the brightness of this bulb falls off dramatically after...
Forum: Screens   04-19-2000, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By dpearson
I think Stewart has a tab-tensioned manual...

I think Stewart has a tab-tensioned manual screen. But I think the cost was about the same as a motorized Da-Lite tab-tensioned model.

I'm going with the Da-Lite.

-david
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-16-2000, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By dpearson
You can get a Pioneer F727 300+1 DVD changer...

You can get a Pioneer F727 300+1 DVD changer from Supreme Video for $589.
http://www.supremevideo.com/DVD/pioneer/dvf727.htm

I ordered from them, got my player in a week (ups ground) and am very...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-11-2000, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By dpearson
Thanks a lot for the info! -david

Thanks a lot for the info!

-david
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2000, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By dpearson
I was originally considering the Sony 10HT, but...

I was originally considering the Sony 10HT, but since they seem to be almost non-existent.......

1. My screen will be a 52x92 HDTV format. How does this projector handle the 16x9 ratio with 4:3...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-16-2000, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By dpearson
Can it play CD-R music disks and have you had...

Can it play CD-R music disks and have you had any problems with the changer mechanism?

I've heard lots of complaints about the Sony damaging disks.
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