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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-06-2016, 06:21 PM
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Posted By swest
Greetings fellow JVCers... You may recall...

Greetings fellow JVCers...

You may recall that a while back I tried to spearhead a group buy for a spare bulb for the RS600/500/400s.

Unfortunately, that effort kind of died on the vine. We...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-15-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 12,856
Posted By swest
Is that a wood dowel he's talking about? Or some...

Is that a wood dowel he's talking about? Or some other material? If it's too rigid, I don't see how it could be tapped in a little at a time... ?


Yeah, that's a great way to do it... ...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-13-2016, 02:10 PM
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Posted By swest
I was all set to go with the extruded aluminum...

I was all set to go with the extruded aluminum solution, but the Best Stretcher bars came up so cheap on Amazon, that I couldn't pass it up. However, with the extruded aluminum, I wasn't 100% sure...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-10-2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By swest
Unfortunately, I didn't take any photos as I was...

Unfortunately, I didn't take any photos as I was putting together this screen. But there really isn't too much to see that hasn't been covered (probably far better) elsewhere, regarding DIY screens....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-02-2016, 02:56 AM
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Posted By swest
(music swells...) "I'm so.. ronery, so ronery,...

(music swells...) "I'm so.. ronery, so ronery, so ronery and sadry arone..."


Hey, krichter1, can you give us (well, probably just me) your satisfied customer's view of how well the Vudu disk...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-01-2016, 04:52 PM
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Posted By swest
Thanks, Mike, I finally got my screen...

Thanks, Mike,

I finally got my screen material attached to my 50"x88" frame.

By the way, I don't know why anyone would use anything but Richeson Best Stretcher bars (e.g. here...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 04:08 PM
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Posted By swest
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1578297&d=1470089212

Does this work for you?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 03:47 PM
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Posted By swest
Yeah... I planned on going back tonight and...

Yeah... I planned on going back tonight and watching it again, and see if maybe it was some weird coincidence. I mean, I suppose that there might have been problems with the source up until a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 02:53 PM
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Posted By swest
Well, sure, that's an answer. But it's not...

Well, sure, that's an answer. But it's not really what I'm on about. When I had my Infocus SP8602 in service, DVDs looked reasonable. But, then, I never actually figured out who was doing the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 01:52 PM
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Posted By swest
On the subject of DVD rendering on the JVC: ...

On the subject of DVD rendering on the JVC:

I watched my first DVD on the RS600 the other night (The Painted Veil - Edward Norton, Naomi Watts). Right from the outset it just looked awful, almost...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2016, 12:09 PM
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Posted By swest
davisnub, you mention 'the cable', but you don't...

davisnub, you mention 'the cable', but you don't say which one it is... ??
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2016, 01:47 PM
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Posted By swest
I failed to mention that, without the HDFury...

I failed to mention that, without the HDFury Integral, that 35' Monoprice Cabernet cable (#12736) would not work all the way to 2160@60hz.

On the subject of the Cabernet, my current 35' Monoprice...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2016, 01:19 PM
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Posted By swest
I can tell you that in my situation, this path: ...

I can tell you that in my situation, this path: K8500 -> short high-speed HDMI -> Marantz 8802A -> short high-speed HDMI -> HDFury Integral -> 35' Monoprice Cabernet...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By swest
Thanks for the plug airscapes! I would also...

Thanks for the plug airscapes!

I would also mention that there is also 6 months remaining on the extended warranty... but, wait, there's more: I've decided to sweeten the deal and throw in my AT...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-22-2016, 03:15 AM
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Posted By swest
A 3+ week interval has been sufficient to cool...

A 3+ week interval has been sufficient to cool down. And, as I'm going to have to ask more questions before I get my projector in shape, and since this is the thread where the info will be found...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-18-2016, 01:10 AM
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Posted By swest
Sorry I haven't posted in a while about the spare...

Sorry I haven't posted in a while about the spare lamp Group Buy...
Forum: Video Processors   07-16-2016, 03:56 AM
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Views: 112,827
Posted By swest
Just got my HDFury Integral on Thursday...

Just got my HDFury Integral on Thursday (7/14/16). In addition to wanting to explore the whole HDR->SDR remapping (or whatever the correct nomenclature is) of UHD content, I also wanted to get past...
Forum: Front Projector   07-15-2016, 08:06 PM
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Views: 329
Posted By swest
I guess I'm a little surprised that there is not...

I guess I'm a little surprised that there is not the slightest interest in this (except for one enterprising forum member who was offering me some trade-in value toward a JVC RS-X00 - which I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-14-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 12,856
Posted By swest
So, what's the plan??

So, what's the plan??
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-14-2016, 04:01 AM
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Posted By swest
Goodyear's a nice place. We actually live in...

Goodyear's a nice place. We actually live in Southwest Goodyear, across the Gila River (i.e. in The Gadsden Purchase (!) http://arago.si.edu/media/000/027/562/27562_lg.jpg)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2016, 07:49 PM
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Posted By swest
Wait a minute... I watch South Park. I thought...

Wait a minute... I watch South Park. I thought that the Minister's office was taking care of all you great-white-northers through the Office of Mobile Gaming?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2016, 07:40 PM
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Posted By swest
Yikes! ($4.5K-$7.2K), I'd say so. I've...

Yikes! ($4.5K-$7.2K), I'd say so.

I've looked at the web page, but a lot of the details go right past me.

But, I guess I can assume that Lumagen's CMS is the feature that really sets it apart,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2016, 04:51 PM
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Posted By swest
Well, it doesn't get any easier, or better (I...

Well, it doesn't get any easier, or better (I guess), than that: 10 minutes, start to finish, package opening, cable attaching, app downloading, bluetooth connecting, successful end-to-end 4K@60hz...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-13-2016, 03:38 PM
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Posted By swest
I placed that order last Thursday, 7/7 @ 16:00...

I placed that order last Thursday, 7/7 @ 16:00 PDT.

I received an e-mail late Sunday, 7/10, saying it had shipped (from Taiwan (!)).

I just signed for it a few minutes ago (7/13 @ 14:00) at my...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-13-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 62,994
Posted By swest
Bummer... Thanks for letting me know.

Bummer... Thanks for letting me know.
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