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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2004, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By garybergmann
I've been trying to wade though all of the info...

I've been trying to wade though all of the info here, but, the more I read the further I get behind...

All I want is good PQ for my 800x600 DLP projector using either overlay or vmr9. If all I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By garybergmann
So, all I really use my home computer for is DVD...

So, all I really use my home computer for is DVD (windvd/zoomplayer), basic home computing, and kids games/educational software so I'm probably just looking for the best 2D performance I can get....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2004, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By garybergmann
When the thread(s) about updating to the latest...

When the thread(s) about updating to the latest windvd 4 platinum filter version came out (last juneish), I did an experiment where, using windvd 4 (not plus, not platinum), I put the platinum...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By garybergmann
I just grabbed a he100 last week at a sale and...

I just grabbed a he100 last week at a sale and haven't had too much time to play with it...too busy...anyway, the only way it looks like you can adjust the bass/treble is if the receiver is in...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-31-2004, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By garybergmann
Would there be any issue with taking the...

Would there be any issue with taking the Wharfedale WH-2 bipolar speakers, pulling one of the tweeters and reversing the polarity? Or even putting a switch in to switch the speaker from bi to di and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,189
Posted By garybergmann
I once left my dad's Marantz 250M (circa 1977)...

I once left my dad's Marantz 250M (circa 1977) amp on for a looong time...came home around midnight to this huge BAM!!!! Can't remember what blew, but ever since then, I don't leave any of my amps...
Forum: Screens   08-12-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By garybergmann
I went to Home Depot here in Calgary and found...

I went to Home Depot here in Calgary and found the folkstone formica...too bad they don't sell sheets smaller than 4x8. I guess I'll just have to tape about 50 of the 1.5x2 inch samples on my wall....
Forum: Screens   05-29-2003, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By garybergmann
Ahhhh, but did you try gessoing your existing...

Ahhhh, but did you try gessoing your existing blackout cloth? I have yet to try it, will be soon, but there are those that say that it is a must do for blackout cloth. Get yourself a 16oz bottle of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-15-2003, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By garybergmann
I got my DBI directly from Hoontech in Korea....

I got my DBI directly from Hoontech in Korea. For $10 + shipping the risk was worth it. In the end, it showed up within a week with no problems...

Check here:
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Forum: Screens   02-04-2003, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,029
Posted By garybergmann
I guess a little off topic, but, seeing the post...

I guess a little off topic, but, seeing the post above about using a 650 lumen projector with the celtic cloth made me think of a question...

What is the minimum lumens to use something like the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By garybergmann
I had nothing but trouble with my first DVD-ROM...

I had nothing but trouble with my first DVD-ROM drive. I was able to borrow a friends drive and prove that my drive was bad. Similar stuff...weird pausing. Never had winDVD lock up though.

Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2003, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By garybergmann
Sorry, should have clarified...still running...

Sorry, should have clarified...still running win98.

Thanks

Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-05-2003, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By garybergmann
So, I like the idea of GoBack...watches my I/O...

So, I like the idea of GoBack...watches my I/O and catalogs my disk writes. But, it seems like quite a busy little application to have running in the background while I'm doing stuff. I'd really...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-26-2002, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By garybergmann
I had random freezing with powerDVD and winDVD....

I had random freezing with powerDVD and winDVD. The culprit was my DVDROM drive (pioneer 104). Once I replaced it I never saw a pause again...that is until I rented a DVD with nasty scratches...but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By garybergmann
I did. Faxed the order in and confirmed via...

I did. Faxed the order in and confirmed via email. No problems, item showed up pretty quickly too. I accidentally ordered through the web site and sent them an email asking to cancel. They did, no...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2002, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By garybergmann
Try precisionsound.com. They're out of...

Try precisionsound.com. They're out of Vancouver, but, I think they have offices all over the country. They did a great job on my cable.

Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2002, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By garybergmann
I'm using a K7V with a 650 Athlon, v6800 deluxe,...

I'm using a K7V with a 650 Athlon, v6800 deluxe, and Creative Value II and, other than a bad DVD drive, had not had any problems...nice smooth playback. It drives a Kodak DP850 (Davis DL450). Yes...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-22-2001, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By garybergmann
If you're interested I've got a bunch of HP...

If you're interested I've got a bunch of HP 8120-6861 EVC-VGA adapters. I found them at work, so they cost me nothing...if you want one or two, drop me an email. You'd just have to pay shipping...
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2001, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By garybergmann
Not being a person that can explian streaking......

Not being a person that can explian streaking...

If you don't see it on the monitor, but just on the projector, could it not be the EVC port on the projector?

Maybe I read something wrong...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2001, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By garybergmann
I can't help with ATI, which is what I believe...

I can't help with ATI, which is what I believe you are looking for, but, have you tried winDVD or any other player? Before you throw in the towel on HTPC anyway...

Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-01-2001, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 179
Posted By garybergmann
 I'm another 2.3 user that's wondering if 2.6...


I'm another 2.3 user that's wondering if 2.6 or 2.8 is worth the fear...

Thanks

Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-30-2001, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 369
Posted By garybergmann
I've said it before and I'll say it again. Make...

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Make sure you have the latest firmware for your DVD drive. I hacked around my HTPC for months with intermittent pauses before I found that my DVD drive was...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-26-2001, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 222
Posted By garybergmann
 I thought that everyone upgraded their...


I thought that everyone upgraded their version 2.2 to 2.3 to 2.6...I'm still at 2.355, so I can't really comment.

I know I upped mine from 2.1 -> 2.2 -> 2.355, so, would you not be able to do...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-26-2001, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 186
Posted By garybergmann
 I thought that everyone upgraded their...


I thought that everyone upgraded their version 2.2 to 2.3 to 2.6...I'm still at 2.355, so I can't really comment.

I know I upped mine from 2.1 -> 2.2 -> 2.355, so, would you not be able to do...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-26-2001, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By garybergmann
 Don't forget to look for firmware updates for...


Don't forget to look for firmware updates for your DVD drive. You could be seeing problems resulting from the drive itself.

Gary
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