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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   02-02-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By Mik James
Legal 3d Movie Downloads In Canada

Are we really so far behind on the times in Canada that I need to buy Blu Rays and rip them to a media server? Is there nothing like Vudu or Blockbuster available in Canada?

I was content with...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   02-02-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Mik James
Spandex Secured Directly To Wall?

So I'm looking at covering an entire wall with spandex or a diy paint.

If I go the paint route spraying is not an option (unless I hire a professional).
Going the spandex route I would rather not...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-02-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 513
Posted By Mik James
No one has mentioned the picture quality...

No one has mentioned the picture quality drawbacks of the pf1500 yet.
Generally less ansi contrast and it's also lacking 3d.
If i'm not mistaken they do not use the full size darkchip 3 in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-02-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
Got it for 860$ (Cad) Taxes+Shipping included....

Got it for 860$ (Cad) Taxes+Shipping included. Feeling pretty good about this machine, if their was much of a difference in picture quality, projector central didn't catch it in their original...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-01-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Mik James
They might fix some of the widely reported...

They might fix some of the widely reported issues, and picture quality will be the same only if you are watching non hdr content.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-01-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
Checking out ebay (not a definitive source of...

Checking out ebay (not a definitive source of course), there are a few wheels for the w100 you mention, they all have massive clear segments, definitely not offering the same performance as the hd25...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-01-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
Does anyone have any info regarding the...

Does anyone have any info regarding the colorwheel speed on the Hd25?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-01-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
My bad, I meant to say rgbrgb, not just six...

My bad, I meant to say rgbrgb, not just six segment.
Looks like the Hd25 is better for home theater but still has a white segment?

I guess if their isn't a noticeable difference between the hd25...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Mik James
Any Experience With Consignia?

Does anyone have any experience with Consignia.ca?
I'm looking for a dlp with a six segment color wheel. I believe the hd25 has it but i'm not sure about any of the others listed here:...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-27-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13,200
Views: 1,180,190
Posted By Mik James
Don't forget to do it all again, every six months...

Don't forget to do it all again, every six months right? :D
I've been enjoying plasmas for the last few years now and I have to say I don't miss crt.
Better contrast where it counts (fine...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-18-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Mik James
Why not just take a look at your local used tv...

Why not just take a look at your local used tv listings?
There's always a risk buying used, no one can tell you what that risk is.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-17-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 745
Posted By Mik James
Hmm, swapping out the wife sounded like the best...

Hmm, swapping out the wife sounded like the best solution to me.
I guess if you have to settle :rolleyes:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-15-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mik James
Personally, I'd rather fight for change (peaceful...

Personally, I'd rather fight for change (peaceful revolution of course). Your welcome to bury your head in the sand and pretend it is all your fault if you like. I can't change your outlook. You have...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-15-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mik James
I personally tend towards logic, but it's a free...

I personally tend towards logic, but it's a free country (until you get a fine for noise pollution anyways :rolleyes: ).

Logic Test:

Your statement:
"You don't move into an apartment with a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-13-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Mik James
The basics: Ported allows increased output...

The basics:

Ported allows increased output at the same distortion spec, down to a certain frequency (determined by the port tune frequency).
Sealed does not have this benefit, but it will not...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-08-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mik James
Neither of you "have to deal with it". That's...

Neither of you "have to deal with it". That's precisely why noise laws exist. If your neighbor has a dog barking 24/7 or even often throughout the night then that is often enough for a noise...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-08-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By Mik James
Razer Osvr Dev Kit

I'll preface this with a request for a wearables display section on AVS :)

Razer has consistently upped their game with the release of various versions of their "hacker" dev kit (Oculus Rift...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-07-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mik James
Most folks on here understand I was generalizing...

Most folks on here understand I was generalizing in an attempt to drive the point home. Of course a sub can be used in an apartment in a considerate fashion (assuming the walls are not made of paper...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-03-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Mik James
Turn of your tv speakers :D

Turn of your tv speakers :D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-02-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mik James
No! It is not okay to have a sub in an apartment/condo/shared living space!!

I really hope someone stickies this.
I've seen a few posts over the years of people looking for subwoofer recommendations in shared living spaces.

I'm surprised they have to be told this but here...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-02-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By Mik James
Specs are useless. The Benq w1070 should provide...

Specs are useless. The Benq w1070 should provide higher contrast and higher resolution, the Epson will probably have poorer contrast than your current projector.

Check out the Epson hc3000 if your...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-30-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Mik James
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/vizio-m-series-65-clas...

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/vizio-m-series-65-class-65-diag--led-2160p-smart-4k-ultra-hd-tv-black/3858039.p?id=1219606085774&skuId=3858039

That's as good as it gets until you spend ~2000$

The 2...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-03-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 26,486
Posted By Mik James
Don't suppose the 50" h7, or any other tv in the...

Don't suppose the 50" h7, or any other tv in the lineup aside from the h10 has the local dimming eh?

The value for dollar doesn't hold up as much when your looking for a 50-55".
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-03-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Mik James
Nothing for NS.

Nothing for NS.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-03-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Mik James
Where to Buy Used in Canada?

Any decent places to buy a used projector in Canada?
Kijiji is just a mass of outdated business projectors priced right out of the market :(

Just pages and pages of this:...
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