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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-28-2016, 09:04 AM
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Posted By LordLuciendar
The next question, and the one I'm struggling...

The next question, and the one I'm struggling with right now... Is the curve worth it?

Based on everything I've read, the curve is a gimmick. I know it adds little to no value to the viewing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2016, 01:30 PM
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Posted By LordLuciendar
LG 55EC9300 vs. Samsung UN65HU8700 I have...

LG 55EC9300 vs. Samsung UN65HU8700

I have the option of picking up either used for $1000.

In my opinion, 4k is unnecessary for TVs 55in and below.

This TV is for a small living room in an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-30-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By LordLuciendar
Well, I can get all three boards for $250. The...

Well, I can get all three boards for $250. The concern isn't the cost of parts, those are relatively cheap, the concern is if the LCD panel is the point of failure then any amount of money is wasted....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-30-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By LordLuciendar
Is this Sharp Aquos TV Repairable?

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_kpycACYymgs_1200x900.jpg
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I can pick up this 80" Sharp Aquos and attempt to repair it (my wife...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-01-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By LordLuciendar
And so it did. I bought a relatively inexpensive...

And so it did. I bought a relatively inexpensive bulb on Amazon ($25).

The bulb claims to be a Samsung BP96-01600A replacement part, but I suspect it's a Samsung branded cage with a cheap lamp.
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-09-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By LordLuciendar
Replacement Bulb for Samsung 72"

What bulb do you recommend for the Samsung 72" HL72A650C1FXZA.

I replaced mine about two and a half years ago and I'm already replacing again due to dimness. Should I just expect to be dropping...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-09-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By LordLuciendar
I haven't found my MCACC mic yet, but after...

I haven't found my MCACC mic yet, but after having recovered from being sick over the weekend, I went and played around with some settings last night.

It turns out that the subwoofer was set to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-05-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By LordLuciendar
Can you point me towards a microphone you would...

Can you point me towards a microphone you would recommend? Does the MCACC mic for the receiver work? I'll probably need to pick another one of those up as well.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-04-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By LordLuciendar
There is definitely sound coming from the rear...

There is definitely sound coming from the rear speakers. They are in back of the listeners, but they are connected to the Surround Left and Surround Right terminals.



There is definitely sound...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-03-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By LordLuciendar
I cannot for the life of me find that mic. I'm...

I cannot for the life of me find that mic. I'm sure I put it someplace logical, related to the home theater, but I've torn my house apart for it and still can't find it.

So, in the meantime while...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-02-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By LordLuciendar
Calibration Help (Pioneer VSX-92TXH)

Setup:
Head Unit/Reciever: Pioneer VSX-92TXH
- HDMI Video to TV
Display: Samsung HL72A650C1FXZA 72" DLP
Source 1: Home Theater PC with Windows 7
- Optical Digital Audio to Head Unit
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By LordLuciendar
I just realized that I never really closed this...

I just realized that I never really closed this thread out.

I ended up getting a Miller & Kreisel MX-350. I find it to be a good match for the Mach Ones, although if I had a completely open room I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-12-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By LordLuciendar
I have roughly 400 sq ft of continuous open...

I have roughly 400 sq ft of continuous open space, of which 150 sq ft is the living room where this will be located. The rest are halls, stairs, etc. attached to the living room. Ceilings are 8.5ft...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-12-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By LordLuciendar
I'm a bit surprised to see not a single reply....

I'm a bit surprised to see not a single reply. Are there no recommendations for this setup? Is my post too complex or badly written?

Let me simplify, I've got a bunch of Realistic Mach Ones and a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By LordLuciendar
Subwoofer Recommendation for 7.1 with Realistic Mach Ones

My current setup is a 5.0 configuration with 4x Realistic Mach Ones (40-4024A) and a Realistic Nova-7B as a Center. The receiver is a Pioneer VSX-92TXH.

I also have a third pair of Mach Ones in...
Forum: Headphones   03-03-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By LordLuciendar
There doesn't seem to be anyplace nearby where I...

There doesn't seem to be anyplace nearby where I am going to be able to try any of these headphones on. The music store in town is tiny and apparently doesn't have a headphone display. I went to...
Forum: Headphones   02-25-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By LordLuciendar
I've read quite a bit on that site actually....

I've read quite a bit on that site actually. Their review was one of the major ones to sway me towards the HD280 Pro. The ATH-M50 looks very good too. I know it's very difficult to grade headphones...
Forum: Headphones   02-25-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By LordLuciendar
I hope I'm posting this in the right place, I...

I hope I'm posting this in the right place, I didn't see any mobile audio or headphone forums anywhere.

I'm looking to replace my headphones, Maxell NC-II with active noise cancelling which have...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-24-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By LordLuciendar
I have not physically replaced the existing...

I have not physically replaced the existing color wheel with the new one. I assume my fix by essentially "deburring" the motor will be only temporary so I am keeping this one on hand. I can confirm...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-20-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By LordLuciendar
Here is an update for anyone who happens to...

Here is an update for anyone who happens to encounter the same or similar issue with an HL72A650.

I disassembled my TV and took the projection tray to my workbench, then disassembled the tray to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-02-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By LordLuciendar
I am going to attempt replacing the color wheel,...

I am going to attempt replacing the color wheel, but before I can do so, I need to find a color wheel. According to Parts Store by Best Buy,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-11-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By LordLuciendar
Hi everybody. I'm new here but I'm a regular...

Hi everybody. I'm new here but I'm a regular reader of the articles and reviews and sometimes forum posts. Now I have a problem that I can't seem to figure out on my own and I could use a little...
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