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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-03-2012, 01:57 AM
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Posted By calv1n
Just had my first bulb go. It went at 1396 hours...

Just had my first bulb go. It went at 1396 hours all of them at Hi power. Just wondering how everyone else was doing for hours on the bulbs in comparison?

I replaced it and the switch went fine...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-15-2012, 10:10 PM
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Posted By calv1n
For those 1000ES owners that also have a PS3...

For those 1000ES owners that also have a PS3 Sony Canada was kind enough to give my vendor a code to pass along to me that allows the PS3 to do a Playmemories 4K edition.

Just go to the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-05-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
I've been busy with baby's first birthday coming...

I've been busy with baby's first birthday coming up and family stuff but I hope to have shelf number 3 installed soon! Last night we had the Olivia and her 2 cousins over for a early 1 year old...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-20-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By calv1n
I think they are pretty subjective. It will...

I think they are pretty subjective. It will ultimately come down to aesthetics and the list of features you want when you do the comparisons. I personally went with Monsters and Belkins but only...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-20-2012, 10:04 AM
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Views: 867
Posted By calv1n
Belkin, APC and Panamax are all fairly good and...

Belkin, APC and Panamax are all fairly good and cheaper then monster. For rack mounting the option increase even further but I don't think you are looking for rack mount.

Best of luck
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-19-2012, 03:54 PM
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Posted By calv1n
The down side of building these in one giant...

The down side of building these in one giant piece out of quality hard wood is they weighed a ton and moving them down the stairs was not great on my back...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-19-2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By calv1n
Update: Shelves 1 and 2 completed at last! ...

Update:

Shelves 1 and 2 completed at last!

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p554/Calvin_H_Edmonton/Shelving%20Project/th_9f56440d.jpg...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-15-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,277
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Posted By calv1n
Update: The rack lit up with no flash ...

Update:

The rack lit up with no flash

Note the pictures will be correct orientation when you click on the thumb. I'm not sure why it's done this with this particular post I'll try to fix it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-13-2012, 08:55 AM
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Posted By calv1n
Update: So Tim stopped by on Friday and we...

Update:

So Tim stopped by on Friday and we played around with the equipment in the rack for a few hours. We isolated the humming to the 2 sub amps as I expected and it didn’t seem to matter how...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-09-2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By calv1n
Glimmer, I have 2 Monster HDP IR 2550 High...

Glimmer,

I have 2 Monster HDP IR 2550 High Definiton Powercenter w/ Green Power which I find somewhat comical in the literature it states "Additonally, the HDP IR 2550 has groundloop isolation on...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-09-2012, 12:34 PM
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Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Glimmerman911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/706501/calvins-games-ht-construction-thread/1260#post_22292621)

Maybe the sub...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-04-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Update: So after messing around for several...

Update:

So after messing around for several hours and after all the set up yesterday I noticed I was getting what I think is a ground loop hum - it's some kind of interference noise and it's...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-03-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,277
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Posted By calv1n
Before I put the Pioneer Elite VSX-52 away I...

Before I put the Pioneer Elite VSX-52 away I thought I'd do some comparison shots

The PE is a bit bigger and heavier but also a little less in height as the pics show.
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-03-2012, 08:39 PM
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Posted By calv1n
Update I did some shopping...

Update I did some shopping today!http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/cool.gif


(as usual click on the thumbs to increase pic size http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif)
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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-03-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Glimmerman911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/706501/calvins-games-ht-construction-thread/1260#post_22275238)

If you run out...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-02-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Update: Sadly I'm back to the drawing board...

Update:

Sadly I'm back to the drawing board on the HD's. Direct Canada didn't have the drives I found out. I wasn't seeing my order as shipped after 2 days so I called them and sure enough they...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-31-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Update: I found my hard drives in stock!...

Update:

I found my hard drives in stock! Direct Canada had them in stock so I ordered the last 8 I need to fill up the current NAS http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif They should...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2012, 11:06 AM
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Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ImmortalJman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/706501/calvins-games-ht-construction-thread/1230#post_22262555)

Wow. How much...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-29-2012, 05:23 PM
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Posted By calv1n
Wow looks like I'll be ordering some more drives...

Wow looks like I'll be ordering some more drives pretty soon! I'm already over 1/2 full on my storage and I'm not even done my blu-rays yet. I've done about 6 TB's of just the main movies I'm not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-27-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,363
Posted By calv1n
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Toe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1421812/increasing-sharpness-and-contrast-on-your-projector#post_22256562)

Also curious...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-26-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
ImmortalJman Thanks for the post I...

ImmortalJman

Thanks for the post I appreciate the information http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif I'm still new and learning lots about the NAS and this "advanced" network stuff...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2012, 12:31 PM
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Posted By calv1n
This weekend after I finished up my side project...

This weekend after I finished up my side project building the shelves and LCD mount I started looking into the transfer speeds on the network.

I was only getting about 10 to 11 MB/s which I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-21-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Alta, Yes it's pretty impressive! I've...

Alta,

Yes it's pretty impressive! I've streamed a few files off of you tube but they are just short clips really. I'm hoping to get a 4k pass through AVR very soon so I don't have unplug from the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-17-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Glimmerman911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/706501/calvins-games-ht-construction-thread/1230#post_22226649)

Try dissabling...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-17-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 290,115
Posted By calv1n
Updated photos from the weekend and the new Hot...

Updated photos from the weekend and the new Hot Tub!

As I posted awhile back I recently decided to swap out our existing Arctic Spa Legendary Tundra spa for a new Tundra EPIC.

As usual click...
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