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Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-05-2017, 02:24 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
Thanks :) Yes 100% DIY. Design and build. Only...

Thanks :) Yes 100% DIY. Design and build. Only thing I contracted was the carpet. The wife did help me hang the silent source fabric on the walls and ceiling. One of the fabric runs was 400" long. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-04-2017, 12:24 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
Hi :) My room is 18'3" wide by 25'3" deep x...

Hi :)

My room is 18'3" wide by 25'3" deep x 10'10" high.

HDR is just not there yet with front projectors, unless we go with a very small screen, or pony up tens of thousands of $$ for 3000+...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-01-2017, 09:36 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
I agree also. I have been using 2 40 ft Cabernet...

I agree also. I have been using 2 40 ft Cabernet Monoprice cable in my theater for 8 months now with no problems. Goes from my Marantz 8802A to my JVC RS600. Using an oppo 203(formerly used the...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-31-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,402
Posted By SteveFred
Thanks :) I agree, I am not saying it is...

Thanks :)

I agree, I am not saying it is the best thing since sliced bread. But to me it is a decent improvement and for the sound, it is a great step forward. Like you said, if 4K never existed...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-30-2017, 08:38 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
I agree on the JVC's for the near future. Until...

I agree on the JVC's for the near future. Until those laser true 4K projectors with3000+ lumens crack under the 10K mark :)

I have the RS600 on the seymour XD center 180" 2.37:1 (with a UH480...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-27-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,525
Posted By SteveFred
I do love the Atmos Tracks and DTS:X. It is like...

I do love the Atmos Tracks and DTS:X. It is like ear candy!! I finished my 2nd theater in May with 7.2.4 and 4k(JVC RS600). I realize I am in the minority yet, but I know more will come on board as...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-24-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By SteveFred
Well as it would be hard to tell if you would...

Well as it would be hard to tell if you would like it until you see it, but I love the collection and have probably watched this movie at least 15 times :) and now in 4K and Atmos, just added the...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-24-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By SteveFred
Awesome. This UBD coming on the 27th and my Oppo...

Awesome. This UBD coming on the 27th and my Oppo coming on the 28th, Sweet!!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-18-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,066
Posted By SteveFred
I agree 100% , Disney better be releasing Rogue...

I agree 100% , Disney better be releasing Rogue one in Ultra Blu ray and then start making a lot more in UBR! :)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-11-2016, 06:35 AM
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Views: 128,352
Posted By SteveFred
Thanks! It was a lot of work, but so worth it. I...

Thanks! It was a lot of work, but so worth it. I already have 450 hours on the RS600 in the past 4 months :) I was up late last night watching the Cubs lose in 13 innings :frown:, but they are still...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-11-2016, 06:31 AM
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Posted By SteveFred
That is good to know :)

That is good to know :)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-10-2016, 12:17 PM
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Views: 128,352
Posted By SteveFred
I will not buy any streaming device, until it can...

I will not buy any streaming device, until it can output 24fps. With the JVC RS600(I am sure 400/500 also). You can not use a anamorphic lens with a 60fps output. I know I am probably a minority with...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-06-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 19,191
Posted By SteveFred
I can see why some people do not really care...

I can see why some people do not really care about 4K or Atmos etc, with smaller TVs(under 80") and probably great sound systems and/or not want to upgrade because they feel it is adequate. Of course...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-06-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By SteveFred
I hope it stays at 24fps :) I use a UH480...

I hope it stays at 24fps :) I use a UH480 Anamorphic lens with my JVS RS600 and I love it, BUT it will only adjust a 24fps movie into anamorphic mode. I was streaming some 4K material on Roku and it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-29-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,448
Posted By SteveFred
I have a UH480 anamorphic lens and DIY slide. So...

I have a UH480 anamorphic lens and DIY slide. So I can put the projector even closer(I think I can divide the number you show by 1.15 when using a lens, and it comes to about 16'6" minimum distance)...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-28-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,448
Posted By SteveFred
Thx!! Yes it was a nice surprise. I have...

Thx!! Yes it was a nice surprise. I have probably demoed that disc to over 100 people so far. We can talk talk talk talk about Atmos, but showing people really hits home. After 400+ hours on the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-26-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,537
Posted By SteveFred
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2016, 06:35 AM
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Views: 318,137
Posted By SteveFred
Great news!! and at $499.00 is a good surprise :)...

Great news!! and at $499.00 is a good surprise :) I am sure some will wait for Dolby Vision though.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31,732
Views: 1,245,014
Posted By SteveFred
Thanks!! The chairs are from Steinhafels...

Thanks!!


The chairs are from Steinhafels http://www.steinhafels.com/merchandise/product/details/roselle-7-pc-power-recline-modular-385CPKG63


12 seats and 7 wedges and it was about $5800. 8...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2016, 06:09 PM
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Posted By SteveFred
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-16-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By SteveFred
You can use a regular Blu ray player, the JVC...

You can use a regular Blu ray player, the JVC will upscale it, but I would suggest getting a Ultra Blu ray player. It looks fantastic on the JVC(I own a RS600 or X950 equivalent). I have about 300...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-07-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By SteveFred
Just a FYI, I have the JVC RS600 and I was...

Just a FYI, I have the JVC RS600 and I was stunned once I saw The Revenant on 4K blu ray. So yes I am sure the true 4K might be even better, but the water looked like glass on my 180" wide screen and...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-28-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By SteveFred
Fantastic news for UBD sales

Hey everyone,


Just ran across this new article of sales thru June 24th. 228,000 UBD units sold, in comparison Blu ray sales when it first started were only 57,000 units in the same time frame...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-24-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,142
Posted By SteveFred
Well, I will put my 2 cents in here. Yes most...

Well, I will put my 2 cents in here. Yes most movies are just the 2K DI remastered, etc etc BUT


After having my theater finished for about 7 weeks now and owning 18 UBD. The visuals and sounds...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-08-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,367
Posted By SteveFred
Funny on Volcano, yes that was a horrible attempt...

Funny on Volcano, yes that was a horrible attempt at a movie haha. If it was up to me, I would probably never go to a theater again, but having a 13 and 15 year olds, that sometimes do not want to...
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