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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-25-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 122,404
Posted By Sir_Vival
Well, a few days ago, the bulb blew up in my...

Well, a few days ago, the bulb blew up in my xr10x, and I was right next to the exhaust fan when it happened.

My eye has been bothering me the past few days, so I went to the eye doctor. He...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-24-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Sir_Vival
Quote:Originally Posted by CMRA...

Quote:Originally Posted by CMRA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13720247)

Sounds like a $250 lamp would be your best option.


I'd love to,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-24-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Sir_Vival
Actually, now I'm considering the Epson HC720....

Actually, now I'm considering the Epson HC720. After this bulb fiasco, having an extra one on hand sounds like a great deal.

And I need something more portable than that. Even at the barn there's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-22-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By Sir_Vival
Well, the bulb prematurely blew in my XR-10X at...

Well, the bulb prematurely blew in my XR-10X at about 700 hours, and I don't want to keep on doing that, so I figured I might as well upgrade, even though I was completely happy with my 10x.

I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,479
Posted By Sir_Vival
Hey guys..moving up to Duluth in a few days. I...

Hey guys..moving up to Duluth in a few days. I was wondering if it's possible to get KARE-11 up there somehow. I don't like the local NBC affiliate at all.

I'm going to get OTA channels, and I'll...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-26-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,391
Posted By Sir_Vival
I built one too, I used an NEC 1545v for the...

I built one too, I used an NEC 1545v for the other builders out there..hehe.

At diyaudio.com in the forums somone compared an x1 to his setup, which was very good..don't have time to look it up...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-14-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Sir_Vival
You know, you don't have to project a huge...

You know, you don't have to project a huge screen. 50", while not as cool as 100, looks very, very good on a projector. You could always do that trial thing Infocus offers to see if it'll work or...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   07-04-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Sir_Vival
"A PC drive will not read original X-Box games....

"A PC drive will not read original X-Box games. Also the power connector is proprietary so some significant effort is involved."

While the first thing you said is true, the second part..nah-uh....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-28-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Sir_Vival
As another poster suggested, try an x2vga....

As another poster suggested, try an x2vga. They're about 70 dollars. I play xbox on mine, use it for dvds using the progressive dvd player; emulation; everything. I think the x2vga really helps in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-07-2004, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Sir_Vival
That's why you get it modded and use the dongle...

That's why you get it modded and use the dongle free (progressive scan) dvd player. Still isn't the best out there, of course, but it also uses the optical out.

Pretty darn good IMO.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-29-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,535
Posted By Sir_Vival
Man, don't worry about it. I'm 15. Granted, I...

Man, don't worry about it. I'm 15. Granted, I don't have the greatest setup ever (X1, logitech z-680s, some couches :D)...but the only time I can work is in the summer. My parents don't give me ANY...
Forum: Speakers   04-14-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Sir_Vival
Well, if at all possible I would like to spend...

Well, if at all possible I would like to spend less than 100...but wants don't always coincide with..well..wants..haha. Does just the audigy 2 zs platinum come with the faceplate dealy or does the...
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Sir_Vival
Hmph, yeah..I game, quite a bit actually. I did...

Hmph, yeah..I game, quite a bit actually. I did see some benchmarks that were horrible for the m-audio with games. I guess I have to decide which audigy to get then...*sigh* All I want is a no...
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Sir_Vival
Oh boy..tough decision here...durr....*sigh* ...

Oh boy..tough decision here...durr....*sigh*

Hmph..any reason why the m-audio revolution would be dropping in price soon?
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2004, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Sir_Vival
Wow, thanks for the great replies guys..I'm...

Wow, thanks for the great replies guys..I'm looking in to the m-audio revolution. Also, sorry for putting it in the wrong place. One more quick question though..I was reading up on this, and I heard...
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Sir_Vival
Heh..wasn't sure what forum to put this in since...

Heh..wasn't sure what forum to put this in since I'm new to all this stuff..so mods, sorry if it's in the wrong place :)

I have logitech z-680 speakers (which most of ya here will probably laugh...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-10-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,331
Posted By Sir_Vival
I was at a friend's a while ago, who owns an...

I was at a friend's a while ago, who owns an HT1000. While I don't know how much he has calibrated, mine wasn't for his walls, but it was a bit for my walls at home, and they were pretty much the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-10-2004, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Sir_Vival
Well, the speakers I have (Logitech z-680s) you...

Well, the speakers I have (Logitech z-680s) you can make it go in to "stereo x2" mode, which just uses the speakers other than the center. While then it wouldn't be true surround sound, if you had a...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Sir_Vival
Thanks for the reply, but it's not the regular...

Thanks for the reply, but it's not the regular hiss..while annoying, I could always just turn off my speakers for that. This is a wierd crackling popping noise with a bigger hiss.
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2004, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Sir_Vival
This just started all of a sudden. I've tried...

This just started all of a sudden. I've tried everything under the moon to try to fix it. I'm getting a wierd fuzz-noise from the center and back speakers, with occasional random clicks. I'm worried...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   02-23-2004, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Sir_Vival
I have an xbox and a gamecube, and I must say I...

I have an xbox and a gamecube, and I must say I use the xbox more. However, the gamecube has some really good multiplayer games (such as super monkey ball 2). You did say you liked sports games...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   02-23-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Sir_Vival
The X2VGA for xbox is about 70 dollars. I have...

The X2VGA for xbox is about 70 dollars. I have one, and I would recommend it. From what I hear, it's better than the product you mentioned aswell.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-23-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,573
Posted By Sir_Vival
I use the X2VGA with my X1, and it's absolutely...

I use the X2VGA with my X1, and it's absolutely stunning. I actually prefer it over my monster cables and the VESA adapter. As soon as I get my projector room I'm going to order an optical cable and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2003, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Sir_Vival
Holy crap, never noticed that section :D ...

Holy crap, never noticed that section :D

Thanks guys. I'd take a trip in to a store, except I live out in the boonies.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2003, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Sir_Vival
They specs and pics of the results are in the...

They specs and pics of the results are in the link man, that's why I put it there :D

And yes, I've read reviews, but I was hoping somone here might've seen one of both, and been able to compare...
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