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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-15-2017, 04:46 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
any online sites anyone recommends?

any online sites anyone recommends?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-24-2016, 02:15 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
Thanks.. I didn't realize the OEM one is $499!...

Thanks.. I didn't realize the OEM one is $499! Seems like an expensive annual replacement :(
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-24-2016, 12:33 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
Best place to buy new bulbs? Philips Bulb? or OEM?

I have a sony HW55ES. I ordered my last replacement from www.projectorlamps.com but maybe it's me but I just don't think it's lasting as bright as the the original sony? They and others site will...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-12-2016, 09:27 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
awesome.. ordering now

awesome.. ordering now
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2016, 11:20 AM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
So where is everyone buying their bulb for the...

So where is everyone buying their bulb for the sony projector? if it's once a year.. I'd like to keep it at below $200.. then it's only $17/month, price of 2 movie tickets which I'll gladly pay :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-08-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
I have about 1900 hrs on my lamp, and definitely...

I have about 1900 hrs on my lamp, and definitely the last few months.
Ugh.. so did we figure out if I just need a new lamp? less than 2K hours.. I run it 70% high lamp 30% of the time in eco mode.
...
Forum: Display Devices   05-27-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
Shipping it looks like it might be a few hundred...

Shipping it looks like it might be a few hundred dollars. first quote was $600. any other suggestions?

Anyone want a local pickup in LA?
Forum: Screens   05-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
Installed! 120" 1.4 gain black diamond zero...

Installed! 120" 1.4 gain black diamond zero edge.

Pics attached. and Wow!!! I love the LED edge.. even my wife and kids love it. it create a 3 dimensional look to the screen making it look like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-21-2015, 03:49 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
Would love some help on this?.. pretty please?

Would love some help on this?.. pretty please?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
I just installed a 120" black diamond zero edge...

I just installed a 120" black diamond zero edge 1.4 gain! But I need your help.. The bottom right of the picture curves down. The top is perfectly straight and aligned. Left side, right side.. But...
Forum: Screens   05-19-2015, 01:01 AM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
yes 16:9. projector is already mounted as it was...

yes 16:9. projector is already mounted as it was setup for my 100" screen. I'm going to 120" screen, and wondering if I need to spend the money to get the projector to be moved back.
Forum: Screens   05-18-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
I am installing the 120" tomorrow.. should I move...

I am installing the 120" tomorrow.. should I move the projector back as well? it's not that easy, I'd have to open up the ceiling, and move the wood block during construction to secure the projector....
Forum: Display Devices   05-18-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By gadgetfreaky
just shot a note back. send me zip & i'll get a...

just shot a note back. send me zip & i'll get a quote on shipping. I can put it in the box the 120" came in.
Forum: Display Devices   05-18-2015, 11:33 AM
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Views: 655
Posted By gadgetfreaky
Ok.. I'm willing to ship if you are willing to...

Ok.. I'm willing to ship if you are willing to pay. PM me. I'll use the box that the 120" comes in. Can you contact a freight company?
Forum: Display Devices   05-17-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
I can see if I can put it in the 120" box that...

I can see if I can put it in the 120" box that i'm replacing. not sure how much shipping will be though. Would you be willing to pay for shipping?
Forum: Display Devices   05-17-2015, 09:01 AM
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Views: 655
Posted By gadgetfreaky
100" Black Diamond Zero Edge 0.8 Gain $1,000

I just received my 120" so I'm selling this.

16:9 100" screen innovations black diamond zero edge 0.8 gain. Los Angeles Pickup (Manhattan Beach)

willing to ship. I'll put it in the box the 120"...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By gadgetfreaky
Bulb only lasted 2,700hrs on Sony HW55ES?

Wondering what the normal bulb life should have been. I would say half my viewing is on bright TV, half on eco reference.. Specs claimed 5,000 hours.. on friday I turned on the projector & it...
Forum: Screens   01-13-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,022
Posted By gadgetfreaky
I'm also considering upgrading my Sony 55es to...

I'm also considering upgrading my Sony 55es to the new sony 350es.. Lumens jump from 1044 to 1428!

Thoughts on what happens then? should I then just keep my 0.8 gain 100"?
I would imagine...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-13-2015, 12:37 AM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
compared to the HW55 it's almost a 400 lumen...

compared to the HW55 it's almost a 400 lumen difference!!??

HW55 reference was 944 & bright cinema 1044 (which are the two modes I use at night & during day)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-13-2015, 12:28 AM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
So question on this projector. If I get a 2:35...

So question on this projector. If I get a 2:35 screen, when I'm watching 16:9 content the projector just doesn't show anything on the left & right bars. But when I watch a 2:35 movie I zoom in to...
Forum: Screens   01-13-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,022
Posted By gadgetfreaky
I'm waiting for my friend's theater to finish so...

I'm waiting for my friend's theater to finish so I can see his. I could possibly move my projector back 1 foot at most. (would require some ceiling demo/rebracing etc.. not ideal. possibly 2 feet if...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-12-2015, 11:45 PM
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Posted By gadgetfreaky
hmm. considering going to a 2:35 screen with the...

hmm. considering going to a 2:35 screen with the sony vpl350 but without memory does that mean I have to get the remote out and click zoom out or in each time a certain number of clicks? wonder if i...
Forum: Screens   01-12-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,022
Posted By gadgetfreaky
as I mentioned I'm stuck at 13.5' throw. so at...

as I mentioned I'm stuck at 13.5' throw. so at 120" screen that's a 1.35 throw ratio :(
what kind of "bad things" happen? sparkles? i dont see any on the 0.8 gain now.
Forum: Screens   01-12-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,022
Posted By gadgetfreaky
the 1.4 gain is brighter than the .8 gain which...

the 1.4 gain is brighter than the .8 gain which is why I wanted to step up. unfortunately I can't move the projector back, originally I always thought too far back of a projector & I start losing...
Forum: Screens   01-12-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By gadgetfreaky
so how did this turn out.. I have the HW55es w/ a...

so how did this turn out.. I have the HW55es w/ a 100" black diamond zero edge 0.8 gain. It looks great at night but I have way too many windows & ambient light during the day.

Was either going...
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