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Forum: Screens   08-05-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By RossMc
I had a similar thread looking for which...

I had a similar thread looking for which projectors have the most zoom, but it looks like it has really turned into more of a discussion on screens.

Assuming I go with the Epson 6010 ceiling...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-05-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By RossMc
I'm definitely open to other screen options. I'm...

I'm definitely open to other screen options. I'm still thinking the Epson may be the way to go, looks like I can get about a 6" bigger screen with it due to bigger zoom and shallower projector.
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-04-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By RossMc
I'm thinking $3500 is probably about the top of...

I'm thinking $3500 is probably about the top of my range. I'm currently planning on doing a black diamond 1.4 screen, but I could possibly up the projector budget if I switched screen to something...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By RossMc
Due to the dimensions of my new room, I can only...

Due to the dimensions of my new room, I can only have a throw distance of about 10' to 10'6" from the lens of my projector to the screen. However, with seating @ 10', I'd still like to get around a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By RossMc
I've been thinking about adding some black...

I've been thinking about adding some black fabric panels on the walls on both sides of the screens to help really darken it up. I really don't want to paint again unless I have to.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By RossMc
If I was painting again, I would pick a darker...

If I was painting again, I would pick a darker shade. I went with a gray, but I wish I would have picked a darker one.

As for the sconces....pretty hard to beat a decent looking $20 sconce...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By RossMc
I've been working on my theater since the...

I've been working on my theater since the beginning of March, and thanks to this forum I have been able to finish it and am blown away by the outcome.

First the equipment list:

JVC DLA-RS20...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By RossMc
Thanks all for the tips and the pics....

Thanks all for the tips and the pics. BigmouthinDC. I used your wall as a reference for building my screen wall, so the pics help. I don't think I have the ability to do the finger joints though, so...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By RossMc
I've built a very minimal screen wall and now...

I've built a very minimal screen wall and now need to build the fabric cover up panels to hide the speakers etc. However, I'm having a very hard time making the frames.

What would do people...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-20-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By RossMc
Not sure where to post this since it is more of...

Not sure where to post this since it is more of a general video question. Hopefully, here is ok.

Just got my projector and screen installed last weekend and watched my second movie on it last...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-06-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 2,106,204
Posted By RossMc
I can echo stew's findings. Best Buy this year...

I can echo stew's findings. Best Buy this year seems to be much more negotiable than I remembered. Not only have I gotten them to match a price I could find online, but I got Magnolia to match a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 2,106,204
Posted By RossMc
Yes. They are an authorized retailer. So it is...

Yes. They are an authorized retailer. So it is $199 with the 2 year warranty.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 2,106,204
Posted By RossMc
I picked up the BDP-23FD. I'll make sure to...

I picked up the BDP-23FD. I'll make sure to update the firmware right away. I didn't really care about streaming. Until Netflix gets to 1080p and Dolby Digital I would rather rent a movie. Plus at...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 2,106,204
Posted By RossMc
Our Ultimate Electronics is currently selling...

Our Ultimate Electronics is currently selling the BDP-23FD for $199. I had been wanting to pic one of these up and it is the best deal I have seen on it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-01-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By RossMc
No not really a question. Just been messing with...

No not really a question. Just been messing with this stuff for a while and looking at boxes piling up at the house and figured I needed to tell someone about it besides the wife...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-31-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By RossMc
Back in December I took a week off work and got...

Back in December I took a week off work and got bored and ordered a new subwoofer to build for the living room.

Of course, I soon realized I have an empty game room upstairs with an extra love...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-26-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By RossMc
Thanks for the tips guys. I was hoping to be a...

Thanks for the tips guys. I was hoping to be a able to do it with a better cut than the jig saw, but I suppose I will just use the jigsaw like all of you did. I found an oval jig, but $150 is too...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By RossMc
I understand how to frame out the curved stage,...

I understand how to frame out the curved stage, but is there any trick to leaving a lip on the top of it? I have a flush trim bit for my router and a rabbit bit, but it seems like I would need...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,861
Posted By RossMc
Trying to decide on what receiver set up for the...

Trying to decide on what receiver set up for the home theater room. I'm wanting to run 7.1. I have Paradigm Monitor 9s a CC-290 (hope to replace with 390) and will have two sets of ADP-190s for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-10-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By RossMc
I'm using a Carada BW 126" Diagonal 16:9 screen....

I'm using a Carada BW 126" Diagonal 16:9 screen. So about 110" wide. I would like to place my first row somewhere between 12-13' from the screen.

Do I need to be worried about SDE at this...
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