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Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-06-2010, 06:03 PM
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Posted By EocThermos
How important is lossless audio, when you don't...

How important is lossless audio, when you don't have great speakers? I have a good (for what it is) onkyo HTIB setup--it does it's job, but isn't fabulous by normal standards. My receiver is 7.1 but...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-27-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16,965
Views: 2,049,374
Posted By EocThermos
I've got an older system, with an Onkyo HTIB...

I've got an older system, with an Onkyo HTIB (that I've been extremely pleased with the quality of) and an HD1000U projector--720p, 108 inch screen, and an Oppo 970HD. I'm very pleased with my...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-27-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,898
Posted By EocThermos
Not sure if this is allowed, but since people...

Not sure if this is allowed, but since people have mentioned wal-mart...

Circuit city has them for the same price, but you can get it now... I just picked one up last night.

edit: Their in...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-26-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By EocThermos
Keep us posted on the "Wal-Mart recall"! Thats...

Keep us posted on the "Wal-Mart recall"! Thats where I was planning on getting mine.

Thanks for all the reassuring replies.
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-24-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By EocThermos
I've got a mistubishi HD1000U (720p front...

I've got a mistubishi HD1000U (720p front projector) and an onkyo HTIB system (which sounds remarkably good for the $350 that it cost me). I have no plans to upgrade to 1080p in the foreseeable...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-28-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By EocThermos
I would take a PJ over a plasma any day- even...

I would take a PJ over a plasma any day- even with a 480p source. The sheer size of the screen is worth it, and the image quality from the HD1000U really surprised me (in a good way).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-03-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By EocThermos
Quote:Originally Posted by Jim HTPC...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jim HTPC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

So how much do you think a 10 Meter HDMI cable costs the consumer?
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-03-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By EocThermos
I bought the 35 foot 24 awg from monoprice and I...

I bought the 35 foot 24 awg from monoprice and I have no complaints whatsoever.
Forum: Screens   06-29-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
Is it typical for the screen to smell terrible...

Is it typical for the screen to smell terrible at first, and does this go away fairly quickly?

I left it down for about 2 hours tonight and 1/2 the house (which isn't a monstrous area) smells...
Forum: Screens   06-27-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
Ok, thanks rbastedo, thats what I wanted to...

Ok, thanks rbastedo, thats what I wanted to hear- though if anyone has a different experience let me know.

Glad to hear their customer support has been so... well, supportive.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-27-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By EocThermos
If it wasn't meant to be used upside down, the...

If it wasn't meant to be used upside down, the screws for mounting wouldn't be on the bottom and you wouldn't be able to flip the image http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif

Not...
Forum: Screens   06-26-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
For those of you that have mounted the screen......

For those of you that have mounted the screen...

It seems that the screen does not hang straight down when mounted with the included hardware. That is, the opening where the screen drops down...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-25-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,488
Posted By EocThermos
I got the 35 foot component cable and it has...

I got the 35 foot component cable and it has served my purposes- which is mostly running a composite signal through it http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif

I've heard nothing...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By EocThermos
Depends what will happen if the bulb fails...

Depends what will happen if the bulb fails early.

Is it going to present a financial hardship if you suddenly, 5 months from now, have to spend $350 replacing the bulb? I mean no one wants to...
Forum: Screens   06-20-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
Cool, my screen should get here Monday- I'll...

Cool, my screen should get here Monday- I'll post thoughts and comments once I have it set up, which may take a while- need a friend to help me mount it because I am incompetent with tools...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By EocThermos
I use my HD1000U for games and have had no...

I use my HD1000U for games and have had no complaints- well, at least none related to the PJ.

Blowing up a gamecube that much over composite (because I cannot find inexpensive gcn component...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-18-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By EocThermos
Your best bet is probably to find a bookshelf...

Your best bet is probably to find a bookshelf (or anything else tall) and build something to hold it upside down on the bookshelf.

sort of like this...

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Forum: Screens   06-17-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
First you figure out what needs to be done to...

First you figure out what needs to be done to eliminate the waves (ie, V shaped waves might be eliminated by applying some upwards force to the middle of the bar and simulatneously pulling down on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-17-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By EocThermos
Don't have hd-dvd yet, too expensive. But aren't...

Don't have hd-dvd yet, too expensive. But aren't the only players on the market (besides xbox and that one $1200 dual-player) Toshiba's A1 and A2?

The DVD player could be your problem- I've seen...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-17-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By EocThermos
1) I never do, but the manual says to... I...

1) I never do, but the manual says to... I haven't had any problems yet. I definitely would if we had problems with power here.
2) I think any "full screen" (as in full widescreen) image should be...
Forum: Screens   06-17-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
Good to hear! I'll just take the discount...

Good to hear!

I'll just take the discount and then come up with some device to eliminate the waves by applying tension at the key points :P
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-16-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By EocThermos
Eh? I'm a bit confused... if you were told the...

Eh? I'm a bit confused... if you were told the save50 + free shipping, and then they offer free shipping on other products, why should you get it for less? Perhaps I misunderstood.

And I don't...
Forum: Screens   06-16-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
I think the only way to be truly certain is to...

I think the only way to be truly certain is to buy a tab-tensioned screen. I've heard good things about these (focupix) screens as well as about monoprice screens, but I don't think freedom from...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-16-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By EocThermos
I'm guessing its too late if you've already...

I'm guessing its too late if you've already placed the order. I didn't get it for any less than the coupon + free shipping, not sure what others have gotten.

My comment was referring to people...
Forum: Screens   06-15-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 154,491
Posted By EocThermos
Sorry to hear that deez. Just ordered a 110...

Sorry to hear that deez.

Just ordered a 110 inch HDVio today... I've got my fingers crossed that it will be wave free.

I'll post comments on it once it arrives and I set it up.
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