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Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   04-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,800
Posted By Derek Day
I got this in last night. All I had time to do...

I got this in last night. All I had time to do was get it mounted though. I'll play around with it more this weekend and post a review later. My initial impression is pretty good though.
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   04-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,800
Posted By Derek Day
There are so few reviews on this I'm not sure if...

There are so few reviews on this I'm not sure if this is a hot deal or not. Projector central seemed to like it, they said at its price point it's hard to beat, and that was at the $549 price....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9,509
Views: 1,494,344
Posted By Derek Day
Hey all, probably a newby question here but I've...

Hey all, probably a newby question here but I've searched every place both on here and Google and haven't been able to find a definitive answer.

If I ditch the whole 3D thing and just use this...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9,509
Views: 1,494,344
Posted By Derek Day
Just so everyone doesn't think all W1070's are...

Just so everyone doesn't think all W1070's are bad...

I received my W1070 on Friday. Got it for $899 from Visual Apex, no tax and free 2 day shipping. Saturday morning I mounted it on the ceiling...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-18-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Derek Day
I tried searching for an answer to this but I'm...

I tried searching for an answer to this but I'm getting conflicting results on Google.

I have a Benq W1070 projector that does true 1080P. Now no channels are currently broadcast in 1080P only...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-18-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
Update if anyone is interested: I removed...

Update if anyone is interested:

I removed the light fixture and there was one of those electrical boxes above it, and it was already grounded. I undid the wires for the light, screwed them into...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-16-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9,509
Views: 1,494,344
Posted By Derek Day
Okay, that's kinda what I figured. This will...

Okay, that's kinda what I figured. This will mainly be used for football and gaming. The NFL finds it amusing to populate the rear channels with fans screaming. People who aren't used to watching...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-16-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
Thanks for the proper terminology, now I won't...

Thanks for the proper terminology, now I won't sound like quite as big of a newby when I walk into Ace Hardware this weekend http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

I have a friend who...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-16-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9,509
Views: 1,494,344
Posted By Derek Day
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by hotjt133 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1435626/benq-w1070-dlp-full-hd-3d-ready-with-lens-shift-for-1000/6060#post_23634694)
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Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-16-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fcwilt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486023/light-socket-to-3-pin-plug-conversion#post_23635185)

What do you mean by a...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-14-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
It's like this: Amazon Link...

It's like this: Amazon Link...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
From my research I think it's okay, Lowes and...

From my research I think it's okay, Lowes and Home Depot sell kits for it anyhoo. I won't be using the light and the socket.. the socket will completely replace the light fixture which currently...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-14-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,543
Posted By Derek Day
First off, when it comes to wiring I consider...

First off, when it comes to wiring I consider myself slightly above average in knowledge, most of my wiring knowledge is in computer though. I'm going to ceiling mount my BenQ W1070 there is an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-13-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Derek Day
For my situation (low ceiling) the W1070 or 8350...

For my situation (low ceiling) the W1070 or 8350 where really the only options I found. I went ahead an purchased the W1070 from Visual Apex, for $899 w/ Free Shipping, should be here Friday.

A...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-13-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 260,591
Posted By Derek Day
So there are conflicting posts on the offset....

So there are conflicting posts on the offset. How far above the center of the lens is the picture? For this projector to work for me it needs to be close to zero as I have a very low ceiling in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-13-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Derek Day
The $900 limit is very strict (the couch isn't...

The $900 limit is very strict (the couch isn't all that comfortable). I'm totally open to referbs. I'm pulling the trigger later today most likely.

In the running:
BenQ W1070 = Few places have...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-12-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Derek Day
Right next to it, off to the right, in the...

Right next to it, off to the right, in the picture is a white box stereo system I think, lol.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-09-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 56,422
Posted By Derek Day
How far above the center of the lens does this...

How far above the center of the lens does this projector toss the image? My screen starts pretty much exactly at the projectors level.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-01-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Derek Day
Background: ** I've examined my setup and...

Background:

** I've examined my setup and both of these projectors should work ceiling mounted in my mancave.
** I am completely unable to see RBE. I've even put the projector on a few movies...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-01-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Derek Day
You can buy referb 8350's direct from Epson....

You can buy referb 8350's direct from Epson. Last I checked they were $899 which I think is the same price as every place else.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-30-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8,714
Views: 1,216,847
Posted By Derek Day
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-30-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8,714
Views: 1,216,847
Posted By Derek Day
I had a question for the 8350 owners out there....

I had a question for the 8350 owners out there. I know the projector does lens shift, but will it shift vertically down?? My current screen starts at 4" from my ceiling (basement only has 8ft...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 56,422
Posted By Derek Day
The early reviews and 3yr warranty have me...

The early reviews and 3yr warranty have me interested but I was wondering if anyone has personally dealt with Viewsonic support before? How difficult or easy was it?

Has anyone that's sensitive...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Derek Day
Yeah it will mainly be used for watching...

Yeah it will mainly be used for watching Football & Hockey. I'm a little worried that it doesn't have one of those "smoothing" chips but I think the cheapest projector with one is $1200 which would...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-26-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Derek Day
Aside from 3 non-helpful Amazon reviews and a...

Aside from 3 non-helpful Amazon reviews and a post on the AVS UK forums (that only asks if it's a good buy and only two people relied) I can't find much info on this projector. Epson has a link on...
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