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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2016, 12:09 PM
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Posted By billymac
Wow, I forgot how painful it is calling into...

Wow, I forgot how painful it is calling into Comcast customer service! :)

Since I'm not really sure I was getting a straight answer, I figured I should post here and see if anybody knows the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2016, 11:35 AM
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Views: 627
Posted By billymac
For what's it's worth, I was an avid InFocus fan....

For what's it's worth, I was an avid InFocus fan. Owned the X1, SP4805, IN72, IN76 and X10. Also had a Panny and a couple Optoma's thrown in there. I bought the Vivitek 1186 just before the holidays...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-08-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
I've been super happy with ours. Have about 70...

I've been super happy with ours. Have about 70 hours on it so far. Mostly Xbox and Netflix with the kids, a couple movies with the wife and a couple of Seahawks games (GO HAWKS!).

I'm so pleased,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-06-2016, 05:50 AM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Thank you! I will give that a try. I messed...

Thank you! I will give that a try. I messed around with the settings again last night after reading a suggestion online and was able to get it to turn off with voice by switching from "instant on" to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-05-2016, 09:37 AM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
I have a couple Xbox One questions as they relate...

I have a couple Xbox One questions as they relate to the 1186.

Does anybody know the remote code for the 1186?

I was able to somehow get Kinect to work with it, but I can't seem to get it to...
Forum: Screens   12-15-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
I can't comment on the ALR other than to say that...

I can't comment on the ALR other than to say that seating distance/position as it relates to screen size will be factors. Someone will chime in.

I can comment from a DLP perspective and the whole...
Forum: Screens   12-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
Received my 100in Matte White Silver Ticket...

Received my 100in Matte White Silver Ticket fixed-frame screen last Thursday and got it assembled and mounted along with a new Vivitek H1186-WT projector. I have to say that I'm extremely pleased!...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By billymac
New 1186 owner here. Received mine last week and...

New 1186 owner here. Received mine last week and got it hung along with a new 100in fixed-frame matte white screen (waves be gone!) last Thursday night.

I haven't spent any time with the settings...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2015, 12:47 PM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Thanks for the tip. Mine's out for delivery along...

Thanks for the tip. Mine's out for delivery along with a new screen!!!! Wuhuuu!

I do have a question. In a ceiling installation, the MHL input on this PJ is essentially useless, right? Or am I...
Forum: Screens   12-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
Appreciate that, thanks! Those look nice. I'll...

Appreciate that, thanks! Those look nice. I'll dig into those tomorrow and figure out what I need. Thanks for the help everybody.
Forum: Screens   12-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
Perfect, thanks Dominic! Placed the order and...

Perfect, thanks Dominic! Placed the order and paid for guaranteed Friday delivery. Projector arrives Friday as well. Can't wait for the upgrades!
Forum: Screens   12-08-2015, 02:25 PM
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Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
Thanks Livin, but unfortunately due to the layout...

Thanks Livin, but unfortunately due to the layout of the loft, there's no available spot to locate it on the existing wall, or even around the corner. Hard to explain, but we're dealing with half...
Forum: Screens   12-08-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 63,664
Posted By billymac
Howdy folks. Have a couple questions. I've got a...

Howdy folks. Have a couple questions. I've got a new PJ on the way for our upstairs loft and am really wanting to ditch the pull-down and get a fixed screen. I've been looking at the Silver Ticket...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-07-2015, 10:57 AM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Thanks for sharing Mike. Mine should be here...

Thanks for sharing Mike. Mine should be here Thursday or Friday. Looking forward to getting it hung and fired up.

One other question, anybody know if the Vivikek H1180HD remote codes will work...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-07-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Hey Mike, aside from fan noise, any other initial...

Hey Mike, aside from fan noise, any other initial thoughts or impressions you'd be willing to share? Assuming you had a little time with it over weekend.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Hey, this is just a thought, but you may want to...

Hey, this is just a thought, but you may want to investigate to see if Vivitek can assist you directly under warranty. There's a host of things to consider here though like, will they provide an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-03-2015, 04:03 PM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Oh man, Mike...Friday AND a new projector! Double...

Oh man, Mike...Friday AND a new projector! Double bonus! I'm itching to get mine. Hope it ships soon and hoping it doesn't have to come all the way from Louisville.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-03-2015, 11:25 AM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
How do you know that it's backordered? Did you...

How do you know that it's backordered? Did you receive an email/text notification, or does the site indicate something other than "in progress"? I ask only because I'm a little concerned that could...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2015, 01:33 PM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Really?! That seems a little odd, but I guess...

Really?! That seems a little odd, but I guess given the holiday rush and all. You follow up with them yet? What's their ETA saying and has it changed since you ordered?

I can't wait to have 1080p...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2015, 12:27 PM
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Views: 42,351
Posted By billymac
Wuhuuu! I got one!!!! :) A little surprised...

Wuhuuu! I got one!!!! :)

A little surprised it won't be here until a week from Friday (I hate waiting!), but at least I scored the deal. Kids will be super stoked on the upgrade.

Quick...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-01-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By billymac
*subscribed* Can't believe I missed the boat...

*subscribed*

Can't believe I missed the boat on the deals over the weekend. I'm kicking myself. I'll be watching for the next sale and replacing my old InFocus with one of these. I was looking at...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By billymac
Thanks guys. I'll take a look at your...

Thanks guys. I'll take a look at your suggestions.


Dreamer, I'm limited to a 92in screen due to wall size and I'd really like to keep the mount above/behind the seating area. Hard to explain,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By billymac
help selecting a replacement projector

Well I had 2 projectors die in the last few months and my old SP4805 is just not cutting it. ;)

I'm not looking for anything too crazy as this is going in a loft with fairly limited light control...
Forum: Screens   09-21-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 450,881
Posted By billymac
Perfect, thanks for the response. I think I'll...

Perfect, thanks for the response. I think I'll go ahead and order it up. I'm a little bummed as it turns out I don't have the correct throw range for 100in, but that's okay, cleaning it up and...
Forum: Screens   09-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 450,881
Posted By billymac
Question for fixed screen Elite owners. Is there...

Question for fixed screen Elite owners. Is there enough room behind one of their fixed screens to hide a light switch? It's one of those I believe you call them contura style, so they don't extend...
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