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Forum: Screens   01-17-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By mwschneider
Wow Kyle, that bulkhead, as you call it, is just...

Wow Kyle, that bulkhead, as you call it, is just begging to be extended so that it can conceal a projector! 'Sorry I didn't notice that the W1080ST doesn't offer adjustable lens shift. The W1070,...
Forum: Screens   01-16-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By mwschneider
Well, if you need the short throw, then you need...

Well, if you need the short throw, then you need it, so no use worrying about it. It will restrict your screen surface options, but so it goes. You'll just have to make the room darker in order to...
Forum: Screens   01-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By mwschneider
Well, not to cause any trouble here, but I think...

Well, not to cause any trouble here, but I think that before one chooses a screen surface, one should first decide how much light one will have in the room. And perhaps also consider the...
Forum: Screens   01-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By mwschneider
I don't have a lot of experience with short-throw...

I don't have a lot of experience with short-throw projectors like the W1080ST, but something that came to my mind was that some high contrast screen surfaces have a minimum throw distance of quite a...
Forum: Screens   01-13-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,471
Posted By mwschneider
Thanks Craig, I've dreamed up a dozen different...

Thanks Craig, I've dreamed up a dozen different ways to compare samples, but never that exact approach. Very nice!
Forum: Screens   01-12-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,471
Posted By mwschneider
Craig, I was just thinking about building...

Craig, I was just thinking about building something that would allow me to easily compare screen samples when I tripped across your post. Would you mind showing me your sample holder?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
Hey I'm famous...people are quoting from my post...

Hey I'm famous...people are quoting from my post 22. Or would that be infamous?:D
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
Thanks for your comments BassAddict...

Thanks for your comments BassAddict (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/7721196-bassaddict.html). I have to admit that I am more interested in receiver selectivity and multi-path rejection than I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,095
Posted By mwschneider
That begs the question, how does one find "...the...

That begs the question, how does one find "...the Osram or Philips lamp root model number" ? We have a Sony VPL-HW15 here. The original lamp lasted over 4000 hours. My best guess at a good...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-31-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
What are "sub's? Subtitles? I had never...

What are "sub's? Subtitles? I had never actually considered that there would be any difference between closed captions and subtitles, since many times closed captions offer multiple languages. But...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-30-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
My experience in Ham radio suggested that...

My experience in Ham radio suggested that overload might be a problem. With communications receivers it is typically out-of-band signals that causes the most trouble, because the inherent signal...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
Well, it's just too bad that it's a USB device. ...

Well, it's just too bad that it's a USB device. My HTPC/server is already maxed out on USB ports, and honestly, that particular Asus motherboard has always exhibited somewhat less than stellar USB...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
Well...I wound up buying an HDHomeRun Dual. ...

Well...I wound up buying an HDHomeRun Dual. After playing around with it, I'm not really sure if the tuner is better than the one in my old HVR-2250 or not, but the included utility does seem to be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,039
Posted By mwschneider
Well, that's disappointing...I was about to buy...

Well, that's disappointing...I was about to buy the HVR-2255 to replace my old HVR-2250...hoping to get better multi-path performance. I'll be very interested to see how this comes out.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-16-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Well, I tried playing the AC3 test file on my...

Well, I tried playing the AC3 test file on my PS3, but it could not see in the file on a USB flash drive. Interestingly, the PS3 *could* find and play the file via the media center connection to my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-15-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Quote: Originally Posted by slizzap...

Quote:
Originally Posted by slizzap http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=19646313#post19646313)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-14-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap...

Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19644566)

Your Denon screen looks very similar to mine.

In the first...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-14-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19,384
Views: 5,342,203
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by renethx...

Quote:Originally Posted by renethx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19643404)

HD 4670 supports multichannel LPCM, DD and DTS (with a proper HDMI...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
I installed the latest ATI software from AMD and...

I installed the latest ATI software from AMD and that changed some things. I was able to select some options that were not visible before. At this point, I am getting multi-channel sound, but it's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19,384
Views: 5,342,203
Posted By mwschneider
Did you miss my question Rene? I am still hoping...

Did you miss my question Rene? I am still hoping you will reply with some advice on multi-channel audio via the ATI 4670.

-Mark
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap...

Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19625478)

I'm in the exact same boat with you. I'm an IT consultant so I have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap...

Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19625267)

I just replaced a Radeon HD 4850, so I know for certain that it can...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19,384
Views: 5,342,203
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by renethx...

Quote:Originally Posted by renethx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18865080)

A possibility is that the codec pack messed up your system. For...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap...

Quote:Originally Posted by slizzap http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19622035)

Having just battled this myself after purchasing a 5670 I would say...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 624,218
Posted By mwschneider
renethx, I know this is an old thread, but...

renethx,

I know this is an old thread, but I bought a SAPPHIRE HD4670 R graphics card a while back, at your advice in this thread, so I am hoping that you can tell me the current state of digital...
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