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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By 42Plasmaman
Have you tried taking the projector to a friends...

Have you tried taking the projector to a friends home?
It sounds like you may have an environment issue considering 3 units with almost the same issue.
Taking it to someones house would help...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 304
  Red Box
Views: 21,295
Posted By 42Plasmaman
I got the email today. Still cheaper than what...

I got the email today.
Still cheaper than what Blockbuster & Hollywood Video use to charge.
Rent blu-ray or get Starbucks coffee... we live in hard times...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 368,198
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Which version was installed and which version did...

Which version was installed and which version did you upload to resolve the issue?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By 42Plasmaman
It depends on the player. Some players will...

It depends on the player.
Some players will take 60fps content like DVD and output 24fps if the player is set to output 24fps.
Otherwise, even if the player is set to 24fps, if the content is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By 42Plasmaman
I can see that vertical scrolling text looks...

I can see that vertical scrolling text looks smoother with 24fps but side to side action scenes appear smoother to me personally at 60fps.

You might want to find some scenes in a movie to test...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Any issue with just getting an OTA box that has...

Any issue with just getting an OTA box that has an HDMI output?
You get DD5.1 & 720p/1080i video.

Depending on your location, you might just need a standard HDTV antenna for the box.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,589
Posted By 42Plasmaman
*Check Best Buy or other stores that sell the...

*Check Best Buy or other stores that sell the FireTV. They may get their own stock on release date.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Reasonably price, high quality cables. ...

Reasonably price, high quality cables.
http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=102&cp_id=10240
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By 42Plasmaman
B stock - projector purchased and returned within...

B stock - projector purchased and returned within the Return window. They can't sell these as new.
Refurb - Projector returned to Epson for an issue. Epson confirms issues and fixes it OR finds no...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-06-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 368,198
Posted By 42Plasmaman
You got a new bulb so that's a good start. ...

You got a new bulb so that's a good start.

If the projector is working, I would not update the FW.
Matter of fact, if you are having no issues with the projector, you may not want to look for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 118,312
Posted By 42Plasmaman
There's more than volume that is missing (IMO). ...

There's more than volume that is missing (IMO).
The LFE is very low and barely felt. *I watched Godzilla via Amazon HD.
I pumped my volume up +6db and it was barely noticeable. LFE was still very...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By 42Plasmaman
If you're gaming, make sure to get one with low...

If you're gaming, make sure to get one with low lag.

DLP might be the way to go but you'll have to see if you're RBE(rainbow effect) sensitive.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 304
  Red Box
Views: 21,295
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Most Safeway's in my area have some sort of video...

Most Safeway's in my area have some sort of video rental counter near the entrance.
Selection is limited but they usually have new releases.
Prices are around $2.99-3.99 per disc/night.

...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 304
  Red Box
Views: 21,295
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Even if they change it to $3, I'm not complaining...

Even if they change it to $3, I'm not complaining considering we paid that much or more for VHS/DVD rentals from rental stores.
If it's too much, there's always Netflix..... well, for now anyway.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By 42Plasmaman
My Epson 5010 bulb started to get dim around 1400...

My Epson 5010 bulb started to get dim around 1400 hours running exclusively on ECO mode for almost 3 years.
I just switched to Normal mode from Eco mode to increase brightness. Did require some...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 368,198
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Have you tried another bulb? Ever since I...

Have you tried another bulb?

Ever since I had my bulb switched out almost 2 years ago, I've only had this sort of issue twice, usually on cold days.
May be they can try this at the repair...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 84,254
Posted By 42Plasmaman
If possible, try a shorter HDMI cable to the...

If possible, try a shorter HDMI cable to the projector.
I would also only use a v1.3 cable so it doesn't have the audio return(v1.4) that your projector doesn't support.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 84,254
Posted By 42Plasmaman
My issues were resolved by turning off...

My issues were resolved by turning off UPCONVERSION on each one of the HDMI inputs.
It seems that when the 1123 has UPCONVERSION enabled, it causes HDMI handshaking issues that causes the drop outs....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,007
Posted By 42Plasmaman
About how the wife and I felt after watching it...

About how the wife and I felt after watching it this weekend. Very slow paced. We were hanging on hoping for redemption but the movie ended like a silent fart that lingered.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Projector: Epson 5010 Projector placed on...

Projector: Epson 5010
Projector placed on ceiling shelf right side up at 15ft.
First row seats at ~8ft
Second row seats at ~15ft
120" screen @ 16:9
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,359
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Thanks for taking the time to document this...

Thanks for taking the time to document this daunting task.
If my grinding noise comes back, I'll know why.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 118,312
Posted By 42Plasmaman
I own 2 Roku's, PS3, Blu-ray player capable of...

I own 2 Roku's, PS3, Blu-ray player capable of streaming, a TV capable of streaming and 2 tablets capable of streaming.
Do I need a FireTV?
Yes I do but they need to update the Netflix app, add...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-08-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 118,312
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Almost all TV's do not output DD 5.1/HD audio out...

Almost all TV's do not output DD 5.1/HD audio out their HDMI when you play a device(Blu-ray player, streaming appliance, etc.) through the TV.
They do not even pass through. You usually get 2ch...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 31,220
Posted By 42Plasmaman
I had similar PQ/AQ results with VuDu with the...

I had similar PQ/AQ results with VuDu with the Lego movie.
May be I'll learn the 3rd time...:o
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 31,220
Posted By 42Plasmaman
Since 300 Rise of an Empire was not available for...

Since 300 Rise of an Empire was not available for rental from Redbox, we streamed it off VuDu.
Although the PQ was really good the audio was lacking fullness and subtitle details.
I had to increase...
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