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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-21-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Ken Donowho
I have the same projector, great piece of...

I have the same projector, great piece of equipment! I cannot imagine anyone wanting a brighter picture.

As to your question,

Full- This is the setting to use with anamorphic (enhanced for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-16-2003, 10:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Ken Donowho
I have searched to no avail, so I will ask for...

I have searched to no avail, so I will ask for help! I recall reading somewhere about a means of fixing the fan speed on the 13HD to a single speed, so it will not oscilate up and down. Do any of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-19-2002, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Ken Donowho
Ultimate Electronics in Lewisville has a room...

Ultimate Electronics in Lewisville has a room set up with the Sharp 9000, Sony 11 HT, and one other I don't recall. I would expect the store in Plano to have the same. Stereos East on Preston Rd....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-11-2002, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Ken Donowho
The big problem that jumps to my mind is that...

The big problem that jumps to my mind is that the connectors for video feeds is on the side of the projector. If 12.5 inches is all the space you have, then you could not hook up to the connectors....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-23-2002, 08:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ken Donowho
I'm an LCD man all the way. I've been watching a...

I'm an LCD man all the way. I've been watching a Sharp 37 projector for about 4 years. I could not find a projector that was priced at an affordable level that was enough better that I would spend...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-05-2002, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Ken Donowho
I recieved my 13HD yesterday. I've stepped up...

I recieved my 13HD yesterday. I've stepped up from a Sharp 37 (640 X 480) and all I can say is "WOW"!!! It's bright , sharp, much more detail, and the black level is.....well this is still an LCD...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-23-2001, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 389
Posted By Ken Donowho
You can't achieve the same black level with the...

You can't achieve the same black level with the brightness control that you can get with a gray screen. The black level of an LCD projector is limited by the amount of light that bleeds through the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-22-2001, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 857
Posted By Ken Donowho
In Texas, the law allows for the use of deadly...

In Texas, the law allows for the use of deadly force to prevent a crime. If I see some guy trying to rape someone, I can shoot his ass. Someone breaks in my house,he will die with no quarter given....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2001, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Ken Donowho
Check it out! ...

Check it out!
http://www.thebigpicturedvd.com/dcfo...umID53/5.shtml (http://www.thebigpicturedvd.com/dcforum/DCForumID53/5.shtml)

http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif

Ken
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-04-2001, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Ken Donowho
David, I have a Sharp 37u, so I am not...

David,

I have a Sharp 37u, so I am not laughing. I have the screen that came with the projector (4/3) and have had a screen painted on the wall behind it that is 235:1 ratio. It was painted ultra...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-15-2001, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 75
Posted By Ken Donowho
Paulb, Stereos East is on Preston Rd north...

Paulb,

Stereos East is on Preston Rd north of LBJ. They have a Seleco HT200 DLP set up in one of their rooms. If you have not seen DLP, there's your chance! http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif...
Forum: Screens   02-18-2001, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Ken Donowho
This thread went off in a strange direction....

This thread went off in a strange direction. http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif

Back to the point, I've done some testing and discovered this is a bad idea. Most digital projectors do not use...
Forum: Screens   02-12-2001, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Ken Donowho
OK guys, I'm thinking out loud here since I...

OK guys,

I'm thinking out loud here since I have not had the opportunity to test this, so I want to know if anyone has tried it or what you think of the idea.
I borrowed this link from another...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-09-2001, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 49
Posted By Ken Donowho
"Forget composite RCA inputs- HT people should...

"Forget composite RCA inputs- HT people should never use them."

I take it you do not have a LD player. The one I own looks best when played through composite inputs so don't throw out the RCA's...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-31-2001, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By Ken Donowho
I just got a newsletter from...

I just got a newsletter from www.hometheatervillage.com (http://www.hometheatervillage.com) that says they will have a promotion on the 10HT beginning Feb 1st and will be selling the unit for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-27-2001, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By Ken Donowho
Ok guys, I have not seen this discussed...

Ok guys,

I have not seen this discussed much. Without regard for resolution or black levels or brightness or color saturation or anything else, who makes the most trouble free and reliable...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-18-2000, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Ken Donowho
The first post about this lens was on July 1st,...

The first post about this lens was on July 1st, the day I left town on vacation. I got back on the 14th, two days after the deal was closed. My timing is usually better than that, then again, maybe...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-30-2000, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Ken Donowho
Hi guys, All this talk of contrast ratios...

Hi guys,

All this talk of contrast ratios made me wonder what my projector was rated. I almost choked, I should have stayed blissfully ignorant. It's a Sharp 37, contrast ratio of 100:1. I was...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-27-2000, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 193
Posted By Ken Donowho
Hi guy's I'm planning to upgrade my...

Hi guy's

I'm planning to upgrade my projector to something that will do HDTV, but it will be later this year, so I hesitate to bother Alan about the details of this power buy. But for my future...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   02-14-2000, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Ken Donowho
Regarding this ceiling mounted projector, this...

Regarding this ceiling mounted projector, this thing has almost 9 feet of cord and I only need about 18 inches to reach the recepticle. Now that is a lot of wire to avoid coiling up, how about...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   02-13-2000, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Ken Donowho
Thanks Steve! I've got to reroute some...

Thanks Steve!

I've got to reroute some wires! http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif

Ken
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   02-13-2000, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Ken Donowho
I have read with much interest the threads on...

I have read with much interest the threads on power cords and AC filtering. Being an ex-TV repairman (20 years ago), I have at least a small understanding of the neccessity for clean AC. A few days...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-20-2000, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 416
Posted By Ken Donowho
I did some experiments with this idea today...

I did some experiments with this idea today using 1/8 inch plexiglass mirrors which bend very easily. I can tell you from my observation that a first surface mirror is absolutely essential. The...
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