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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-10-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sweetp
Thanks. It sounds like I'll be fine leaving it...

Thanks. It sounds like I'll be fine leaving it plugged in.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-10-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By sweetp
Is it OK to leave Darbee on all the time?

I recently bought the Darbee video processor but noticed that once it's plugged in, it's on all the time. It is not easy or convenient for me to unplug it each time I use it and wondered if others...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-08-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
Thanks for the advice, I ended up using a quart...

Thanks for the advice, I ended up using a quart of Benjamin Moore "Chantilly Lace" matte white paint. I asked the clerk for the brightest white they had, and this worked perfectly.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-08-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By sweetp
Snap a chalk line

I know this is an older thread from January, but in case other have the same issue, you can "snap" a line using a chalk covered string device from a hardware store. String is wound up in a container...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
Sorry I am adding comments faster than your...

Sorry I am adding comments faster than your responses. Looks like I can get a good durable flat finish., What is equivalent for Benjamin Moore? Thanks
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
Thanks very much. I will choose a good flat white...

Thanks very much. I will choose a good flat white paint. I have access to Benjamin Moore paints. Is there a particular shade of white? Is there a brilliant white? Also, how durable is flat finish?...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
Also, what finish should I use? Flat, eggshell? I...

Also, what finish should I use? Flat, eggshell? I need something with durability, as small kids touch the screen at times. Thanks.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-01-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By sweetp
IS painted white screen good for dedicated room?

I just bought an Epson 5030UB to replace an older projector in my dedicated theater room. Walls are dark green, and ceiling is black acoustical ceiling tiles. Screen is 130 in., diagonal, and...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-25-2016, 09:29 AM
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Views: 1,677,332
Posted By sweetp
Thanks for the help. I think the 650 will work...

Thanks for the help. I think the 650 will work fine for my needs.


Paul
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-25-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11,899
Views: 1,677,332
Posted By sweetp
Hello, I'm looking for a new Logitech Harmony...

Hello, I'm looking for a new Logitech Harmony remote to control the following devices,



Epson 5030UB projector
Darbee video processor
Sony Blu Ray player
Older Marantz receiver (13 years...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,897
Views: 470,756
Posted By sweetp
Thanks very much CZ! I will keep the...

Thanks very much CZ! I will keep the instructions handy if I ever need them.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-23-2016, 10:14 AM
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Views: 470,756
Posted By sweetp
Almost an Epson 5030UB owner

I hope you don't mind that I'm a non-owner with questions to help me make a decision for buying this projector. I was almost ready to push the button on the Sony VPL-HW40ES, but after reading issues...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-21-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 329,936
Posted By sweetp
I discovered that the lens in the Sony is...

I discovered that the lens in the Sony is plastic. How is the quality because I worry about image shifting as the projector heats up and uneven focusing, etc. I've had no problems with my 13 year old...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-20-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By sweetp
Should I be concerned with plastic optics with...

Should I be concerned with plastic optics with the Sony? My old Studio Experience 13HD had glass and an older Sony before that had glass. I'm worried about optical performance. Thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-20-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By sweetp
Do the Epson's in same price range have glass...

Do the Epson's in same price range have glass lens? What price range do they use glass? Thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-19-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By sweetp
Does the Sony have a good quality glass lens?

Does the Sony have a good quality glass lens?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-19-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 329,936
Posted By sweetp
Does the Sony VPL-HW40ES have a glass lens on it?...

Does the Sony VPL-HW40ES have a glass lens on it? A reviewer on Amazon indicated that it had a cheap plastic lens. I would think it would be glass.


Thanks,


Paul
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-18-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 329,936
Posted By sweetp
I'm considering purchasing the Sony VPL-HW40ES. ...

I'm considering purchasing the Sony VPL-HW40ES. Would the picture benefit with the addition of a Darbee video processor, or is it a waste of money? I'd buy one if it will make the picture even...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-12-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By sweetp
I had a laugh over this one too, because it's...

I had a laugh over this one too, because it's something any one of us could have done, and that you got as far as posting it for us. Glad you have no issue. Have a good weekend.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-12-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 70,458
Posted By sweetp
Thanks for the link. It looks like my throw...

Thanks for the link. It looks like my throw ration of about 2.02 fits within the throw ratio of the Sony, which is 1.36 to 2.16. Thanks!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-11-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sweetp
Can we expect even lower prices once a new model...

Can we expect even lower prices once a new model is introduced?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-11-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 70,458
Posted By sweetp
Based on the discussion on this thread, I am...

Based on the discussion on this thread, I am considering the Sony VPL-HW40ES. I want to make sure it will fit my basement theater. The screen is 77 in. x 113 in (about 130 in diagonal). The distance...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-11-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sweetp
Thanks very much for the advice about this...

Thanks very much for the advice about this vendor. I will steer clear!! With that said, if I see the price at Best Buy and Amazon at about $1998, would there be other sites that have legitimate deals...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-11-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sweetp
Is this dealer reputable?

Sorry if this isn't the appropriate place to ask this, but I found the Sony VPL-HW40ES projector for $1349 at this TV Superstore site. Best Buy and Amazon selling for about $2000. This place says...
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