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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-24-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By steve1106
I think a simple inexpensive curtain system like...

I think a simple inexpensive curtain system like projectiondream.com uses would be easy in your room and still look good. It will not help the sound issue, but you could keep the windows. (Edit: I...
Forum: Screens   09-22-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,426
Posted By steve1106
Are you sure the size of the screen doesn't...

Are you sure the size of the screen doesn't matter????;)
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 392
Posted By steve1106
I guess the better comparison would be the 55" vs...

I guess the better comparison would be the 55" vs the 110".

http://displaywars.com/comparisons/110-inch-16x9-vs-55-inch-16x9.png
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 392
Posted By steve1106
http://displaywars.com/comparisons/55-inch-16x9-vs...

http://displaywars.com/comparisons/55-inch-16x9-vs-75-inch-16x9.png

http://displaywars.com/55-inch-16x9-vs-75-inch-16x9

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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-21-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By steve1106
It will make a positive difference so start with...

It will make a positive difference so start with the section of ceiling that drops down and see if that is enough for you. If not, paint more ceiling.
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-21-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By steve1106
On the projector I think it comes down to use. ...

On the projector I think it comes down to use. As a fairly heavy user, I like the Epson for the reasons you mentioned and the lamp is three screws and done for $79. I often turn it on early in the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-16-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By steve1106
I use a SVGA and a 1080p projector. To be...

I use a SVGA and a 1080p projector. To be honest, the brighter SVGA has a slight advantage and we use it for the xmas Atmosfx. Also, I have found that a frosted shower curtain works as well as the...
Forum: Screens   09-14-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 194
Posted By steve1106
Well Bud is right from a perspective point.......

Well Bud is right from a perspective point.... but you get roughly a 126 inch 16:9 screen which gives you roughly a 119 inch scope image to take advantage of the 110 inch width you mentioned in your...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   09-14-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By steve1106
That is going to be too high. I do 22" with my...

That is going to be too high. I do 22" with my 151.5 wall/screen at a seating distance of 15' and remember that will bump up the bottom of a scope movie another 10" or more.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-14-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,702
Posted By steve1106
I am sorry, but all I see is TV small. The image...

I am sorry, but all I see is TV small. The image might be a 100 times better than my projector but I couldn't imagine gathering with the family to watch Captain American: Civil War on a TV, or...
Forum: Screens   09-14-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 194
Posted By steve1106
Yes. You can turn on the projector and forget...

Yes. You can turn on the projector and forget about it.
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By steve1106
I like mine and wish I had a Frys nearby for a...

I like mine and wish I had a Frys nearby for a spare set at that price.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-13-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,433
Posted By steve1106
I had my first viewing of the movie tonight since...

I had my first viewing of the movie tonight since I just can't force myself to go to a commercial cinema anymore. As a family we did the 2D version in 143.5" of scope and I followed it up with the...
Forum: Screens   09-13-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By steve1106
Use the wall and go to...

Use the wall and go to http://www.avsforum.com/forum/110-diy-screen-section/ for painting advice. I did mine from this http://www.projectorcentral.com/paint_perfect_screen_$100.htm .
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-12-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,964
Posted By steve1106
I can only speak for myself but I think black is...

I can only speak for myself but I think black is the way to go if at all possible especially around the screen. I went for a couple of years with white walls just to avoid doing anything to a house...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-12-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,702
Posted By steve1106
Like MowTin I couldn't imagine going back to...

Like MowTin I couldn't imagine going back to "just a TV" regardless of the image quality.

From the moment we saw what a $300ish SVGA projector's image looked like compared to our little 70" 1080p...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-12-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By steve1106
I turn 54 next month and I have caught every...

I turn 54 next month and I have caught every episode of every series and every movie except the current one. From one of my earliest memories until today, Star Trek has been almost a friend who I...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   09-09-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 2,886
Posted By steve1106
I spent the last couple of days searching the...

I spent the last couple of days searching the internet/forums for discussions on the merits of CIH vs other setups and the end is always the same. A person wanders in and expresses a different view...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 66,643
Posted By steve1106
After reading all the members' horror stories...

After reading all the members' horror stories with Sony's flickering lamps, Epson 5030/5020/5010 LCD panel/iris/etc issues and other brand's issues, for now I'll stick with a projector that is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 66,643
Posted By steve1106
You must be seeing them after the two year...

You must be seeing them after the two year overnight replacement warranty has expired or you work for Epson.

It is hard to beat two years of peace of mind before you even have to worry about the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-07-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By steve1106
I second the pre-wiring for the projector. I'm...

I second the pre-wiring for the projector. I'm still kicking my self for not listening to the guy who finished part of my basement when he said you have a great room for a projector. You really...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-07-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 457
Posted By steve1106
Something seems a little off with your picture. ...

Something seems a little off with your picture. Here is mine with 1180 hours on the lamp in my bright basement with all the lights on and with them off.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   09-07-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,332
Posted By steve1106
While I disagree that other viewpoints are...

While I disagree that other viewpoints are trolling/ridiculous since the forum is comprised of numerous threads with passionate discussions, I will gladly step out to the open discussion areas. :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-06-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 457
Posted By steve1106
Find a Best Buy and check it out in action ( or...

Find a Best Buy and check it out in action ( or the 5040 if you haven't already) as well as the Sony HW45ES. It is what I do every time I get the upgrade urge and then I realize it would be wasted...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   09-06-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,332
Posted By steve1106
You know there is a problem with this. Josh did...

You know there is a problem with this. Josh did Serenity in 2.39:1 way back in 2005 so it wasn't his first rodeo, so I don't buy it. I think he gave in to the studio for the next mess that was...
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