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Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-01-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By rtart
I think so. There's a capability to set up a 'for...

I think so. There's a capability to set up a 'for trade' list, and some other stuff I didn't dig too deeply into on the site. Don't know if the app supports it, but probably does.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-01-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By rtart
Well, this one worked over 400 times for me....

Well, this one worked over 400 times for me....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-31-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By rtart
Yep. You load the app onto your phone (android in...

Yep. You load the app onto your phone (android in my case) and it synchs with the BR.com site.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-31-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By rtart
Anyone Using BluRay.com App to Organize/List BD's?

After looking for a long time to find an app that would:

1) Allow me to scan the barcodes of the discs I have, and

2) Carry the list of the discs I own with me when shopping,

3) Prevent me...
Forum: Front Projector   08-28-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By rtart
I went through the same sad exercise about a year...

I went through the same sad exercise about a year and a half ago. Loved my 10PG, but went digital for a lot of good reasons.

I found a buyer for the innards, lenses and c-elements over on Curt...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Hi Dreamliner, It's in a box that says "JVC"...

Hi Dreamliner,

It's in a box that says "JVC" and the lamp assembly says that, too. I would assume that JVC does not make its own bulbs, but this one looks just like the one I paid a lot more for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-26-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
As promised, I'm reporting back after receiving...

As promised, I'm reporting back after receiving the bulb.

The outer box looked just like the one I paid full price for from an authorized dealer. It was sealed, and as I opened it, the packaging...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
I understand.....I used to work for an...

I understand.....I used to work for an electronics manufacturer, and the markups on replacement parts were astronomical.

We had a captive audience, and the prices reflected it.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-24-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Maybe, maybe not.....'graymarket' Ipods,...

Maybe, maybe not.....'graymarket' Ipods, notebooks, etc., can be bought in Shenzhen for a fraction of the USA price. Perhaps this is the case here. An item that is not shipped and distributed through...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 85,163
Posted By rtart
Many Onkyo preamps have been covered. Call and...

Many Onkyo preamps have been covered. Call and ask them.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-23-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Just bought one for $86.00 Seller says its a real...

Just bought one for $86.00 Seller says its a real OEM JVC bulb, brand new and sealed in the box. I'll report back after I receive it. I've corresponded with a couple ebay sellers about authenticity,...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 556
Posted By rtart
Having been down this road myself, the OP needs...

Having been down this road myself, the OP needs to pull off the grills and ensure that the foam surrounds are OK before spending any $$ on something to drive them. Most of the 901's had foam...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,069
Posted By rtart
I'd call them and ask. Expect an abysmal customer...

I'd call them and ask. Expect an abysmal customer service experience.
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 426
Posted By rtart
I've owned pretty much every RT series speaker...

I've owned pretty much every RT series speaker that they made. Still own a lot of them. The RT5000 series is still very hard to beat for the money.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-14-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,069
Posted By rtart
Well, the expected nightmare of non-existent...

Well, the expected nightmare of non-existent customer service and ineptitude occurred. Well, actually is ongoing until they make the system work properly and deliver the correct boxes. Dozens of...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   08-09-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,769
Posted By rtart
Large screen = more immersion = good 3D...

Large screen = more immersion = good 3D experience. 3D is great on my 10 foot projector screen...not so much on my 55" plasma TV.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-08-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,069
Posted By rtart
They did for me in ATL, but I was in the midst of...

They did for me in ATL, but I was in the midst of (yet another) On Demand issue and finally went the 'disconnect my service' route to get to the CSR who set me up.

They did share that even in a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-07-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,069
Posted By rtart
So, is X1 now ready for prime time? I know,...

So, is X1 now ready for prime time?

I know, probably covered ad infinitum in this thread, but there are over 2,000 posts here, over years.

Comcast has offered to send me a free self-install...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-06-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
^^Me too. I noticed that the price of 'real OEM'...

^^Me too. I noticed that the price of 'real OEM' bulbs dropped as the PJ aged....which I guess makes sense. I'm at the 1,600 hour point with my RS46, but brightness, even in 3D mode, doesn't seem to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-03-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Thanks for chiming in. Looking like this...

Thanks for chiming in. Looking like this something around this size is going to work for me as well. Can you share the price of the Elite via PM, if you don't mind?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-31-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Jon responded very quickly and samples are on the...

Jon responded very quickly and samples are on the way.....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 85,163
Posted By rtart
Some of us actually remember when the world went...

Some of us actually remember when the world went 'round without internet, or cell phones, or faxes....we did this thing called, "Having a face-to-face conversation" to communicate.

It's like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-31-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Thanks Plissken. I've been in my HT for...

Thanks Plissken.

I've been in my HT for over a decade and been through LOTS of different setups. 9" CRT to .....RS46. Lots of stops in between, 4:3 Stewart to now. I actually had a DIY screen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-31-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
I went to the Seymour site and found their new...

I went to the Seymour site and found their new Center Stage UF fabric, which seems to be a finer grain fabric. The gain is also lower, which can be an issue, and its a little cheaper. Do you have any...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 191,687
Posted By rtart
Yes. I have a screen wall with speakers behind...

Yes. I have a screen wall with speakers behind it.....

Good advice as well about the larger 16:9 with top and bottom masking. I'll look into it.

Thanks!
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