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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2015, 08:01 PM
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I am very impressed with SIM2 service. I started...

I am very impressed with SIM2 service. I started a new thread as I wanted their outstanding service to stand out....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2015, 07:56 PM
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Posted By nowandthen
Blown away by SIM2 service (HT-5000 repair wows)

I posted the problem with my HT-5000 here http://www.avsforum.com/forum/24-digital-hi-end-projectors-3-000-usd-msrp/1449479-sim2-ht5000-time-replace.html#post32128153 ...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   10-10-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,096
Posted By nowandthen
With all due respect to those that feel they need...

With all due respect to those that feel they need 4K... I have a home theater that has a screen of 5' high by ~9' wide. In cinemascope mode it is 5' high by ~12' wide. Maybe it's my old eyes but on a...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   09-30-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 317
Posted By nowandthen
The best thing you can do to "future proof" is to...

The best thing you can do to "future proof" is to install conduit. Which you did, good boy! As far as pulling additional cable that you "might need" I'm not so sure. I pulled two cat5e and two RG-6...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-08-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By nowandthen
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/36-home-v-distributi...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/36-home-v-distribution/2088002-one-only-one-way-will-future-proof-your-v-installtion.html#post36247858
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-05-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nowandthen
Thanks for the links Harvey, I had/have the...

Thanks for the links Harvey, I had/have the Geffen in my Amazon cart, but still researching. The advantage of the Wyrestorm HDBaseT is buit in 2 way IR. I guess they (most systems with 2-way IR)...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-04-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nowandthen
Got it! Thanks to all replies. All very...

Got it! Thanks to all replies. All very informative and helpful.

I'm not a young pup, so my eyes aren't what they used to be. So perhaps 4K is a waste for me. You'd think I would have learned by...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-03-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By nowandthen
One, and only one way that will future-proof your A/V installtion

Conduit to every location!

When I renovated in the late 90's, the recommendation was 2 RG6 and 2 cat5 to each location. Today I have no need for the RG6 and the Cat5... well cat6 is better, and in...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-03-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nowandthen
HDMI or HDBaset for 4K?

In a nutshell which way would you go? Ramblings below...

Thanks to DirectTVs recent implementation of HDCP (it is what it is, live with it), I'm now looking for a HDMI or HDBaset matrix for my...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By nowandthen
Glad to hear the HT5000 is still a top notch...

Glad to hear the HT5000 is still a top notch performer. I will get it fixed.

Thanks to everyone for the advise and education! I really appreciate it!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By nowandthen
I will not spend that kind of money again. It was...

I will not spend that kind of money again. It was a great deal and I could afford it at the time. I defineilty want to stay south of 10K.

I never felt that I wanted deeper blacks. But then I've...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By nowandthen
First of all, my apologies, I am not the OP of...

First of all, my apologies, I am not the OP of this thread, I should have said, resurrecting a 2-year old thread rather than fast forward. I still appreciate all the replies.



Screen is 60"...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By nowandthen
Fast forward 2 years... My HT5000 is in need...

Fast forward 2 years...

My HT5000 is in need of repair (again). I live in California and the only service center is in Florida. I sent it in 2 years ago for the same problem at a cost of around...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-16-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By nowandthen
No replies???? Well if anyone is...

No replies????

Well if anyone is interested, Oppo came through with flying colors. I am local to Oppo, dropped it off about 11 AM. by 3PM I had a call that it was ready. Oppo rocks!
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-13-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By nowandthen
I have an Oppo BDP-83. The disc tray had an...

I have an Oppo BDP-83. The disc tray had an issue a few years back. Oppo fixed it for free even though it was out of warranty. Thank you Oppo. Now it refuses to play Blu-rays, loads then reports "no...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-15-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,336
Posted By nowandthen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cshepard http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1373617/looking-for-a-4-x-8-1080-p-hd-base-t-matrix-solution#post_22832547)

I'm sure...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-17-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By nowandthen
I posted this in the $3000 and up forum and got...

I posted this in the $3000 and up forum and got no replies. Should have posted it here. Hopefully someone can give me some ideas of what to try.

Was watching a football game the other night and...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-25-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by weaselfest http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1396292/my-experience-with-zvbox-180-and-where-do-i-go-fromo-here#post_22430569)
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-23-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By nowandthen
Was watching a football game the other night and...

Was watching a football game the other night and all of a sudden the projector went haywire. Blue dots, then picture upside down, back and forth back and forth. I changed inputs, shut down and...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-03-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
Thanks SWAgent Quote:Originally Posted by...

Thanks SWAgent

Quote:Originally Posted by jautor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21725775)

If those features are what's important, then an...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-26-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
I may not have CAT5e. The cable i have is marked...

I may not have CAT5e. The cable i have is marked "IES Technologies E111077 multi-lan enhanced verified (UL) cat5 to TIA/EIA 568a 24awg 4utp cmr or mpr c (ul) cmg 98-21". It is a Future Smart cable...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-26-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
Thanks Jeff. You have been very helpful! I...

Thanks Jeff. You have been very helpful! I appreciate you taking the time to help me.

Todd
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
Quote:Originally Posted by jautor...

Quote:Originally Posted by jautor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21695426)

Thanks for posting the info - we've had very few ZvBox users here so...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-24-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,610
Posted By nowandthen
I recently bought a ZVBox 180. The thinking was,...

I recently bought a ZVBox 180. The thinking was, I had RG-6 coax throughout the house, and while the ZVBox isn't cheap the setup would be very easy.

The result:

Setup was very easy. Less than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 289,738
Posted By nowandthen
The BD input went out on me again tonight, about...

The BD input went out on me again tonight, about 20 minutes into a movie. To make a long story short, I think the problem was the HDMI cable. I was using a 2' Mono Price heavy duty HDMI cable from...
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