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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-10-2016, 12:05 AM
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Posted By mak99
You don't "adjust the bulb", you adjust the...

You don't "adjust the bulb", you adjust the display settings (brightness, contrast, gamma, etc) for proper grayscale settings then dial in the individual colors (RGBCMY). Whether an OEM Epson bulb...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-09-2016, 10:10 PM
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Posted By mak99
So no one had done a pro-level calibration on...

So no one had done a pro-level calibration on these cheap bulbs to see if they are even accurate?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-29-2016, 03:28 PM
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Posted By mak99
I personally have an Elite Screens (link...

I personally have an Elite Screens (link (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007PM9WYG/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1)) that I've been happy with - I believe it's a 1.1 gain. This is in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-26-2016, 10:10 PM
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Posted By mak99
That is correct, 10 hours. It's in the manual......

That is correct, 10 hours. It's in the manual... :rolleyes:
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-22-2016, 11:33 PM
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Posted By mak99
^^ Jim, interesting workaround! When I have some...

^^ Jim, interesting workaround! When I have some time I'll try a combo in my media room to see if that makes any difference...

Re: your attic light, just make sure your wife doesn't turn off her...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2016, 09:27 PM
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Posted By mak99
Glad to see this thread still breathing some...

Glad to see this thread still breathing some life! I'm still enjoying my v1 Turbo Kit that I got back in Mar 2011. My friends are constantly amazed at how much their seats vibrate during some good...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-20-2016, 09:15 PM
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Posted By mak99
Sorry for the late reply, haven't been online...

Sorry for the late reply, haven't been online here for a bit...

Incandescent BR30's, unfortunately - which is what the IR switch was designed for. I tried using LED bulbs (six @ 13-watt ea) but...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2016, 09:00 PM
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Posted By mak99
Have you properly calibrated the new (cheaper)...

Have you properly calibrated the new (cheaper) bulb? If you were able to properly calibrate it to industry standards, that would give some encouragement to buy the cheaper bulb. My PJ only has...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-28-2016, 01:13 PM
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Posted By mak99
I have 1.06 that I rec'd back in Jan 2016 from...

I have 1.06 that I rec'd back in Jan 2016 from another forum member, though I could not get it installed successfully...which might have been user error on my part.

PM me if you want to give it a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-27-2016, 07:43 PM
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Posted By mak99
Like I mentioned, I had my PJ in for repairs due...

Like I mentioned, I had my PJ in for repairs due to a power on failure where both lights would blink after shutting down about 5 or 10 seconds after powering up. The repair shop first replaced the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-31-2016, 10:45 PM
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Posted By mak99
Umm...it is... ;) Though I've been absent...

Umm...it is... ;)

Though I've been absent for a while due to my own PJ problems, it now seems to be fixed. While I don't have time right now to go into ALL the details, I recently had the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-23-2016, 09:09 PM
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Posted By mak99
Maybe not this week - weather's been crap!...

Maybe not this week - weather's been crap! :rolleyes:


I remember your posts over in the 9G Elite thread - I'm also a 141 owner which is part of my everyday system, and even that is not used...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-22-2016, 01:57 PM
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Posted By mak99
Add another "nope!" to the responses! I have...

Add another "nope!" to the responses!

I have two 1100's for two separate systems - a main level "everyday" system, and a dedicated basement media room that's typically only used on the weekends. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-15-2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By mak99
No prob! I think my 5020UBe does have a...

No prob!

I think my 5020UBe does have a cool-down cycle, though it might not run that long. I've always run my lamp in ECO mode - I'll pay attention the next time I fire it up - er, down :). I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By mak99
It IS in the manual, clearly noted on page 75.

It IS in the manual, clearly noted on page 75.
Forum: Speakers   10-26-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By mak99
Was there any mention of Polk offering Atmos...

Was there any mention of Polk offering Atmos add-on modules for placing on top of their tower speakers, similar to other brands out there? I have the A7's up front and would be interested in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-05-2015, 11:00 PM
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Posted By mak99
CheapB, there's nothing wrong with your...

CheapB, there's nothing wrong with your posts...and if I had a FW link I'd gladly share it with you, because I prefer to HELP a fellow forum member rather than QUESTION their requests. :rolleyes:
Forum: Front Projector   09-23-2015, 11:22 PM
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Posted By mak99
I have a 7500UB that was ISF calibrated by...

I have a 7500UB that was ISF calibrated by AccuCal (Jeff Meier, aka "umr") earlier this year, with a brand new genuine Epson bulb installed for that calibration. The new bulb maybe has 20 hours on it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-02-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By mak99
^^ what dem two guys said...:) No issues...

^^ what dem two guys said...:)

No issues with my 5020UBe, but want to be prepared just in case something should go south on me.

I think Compass Micro is where I ordered filters for my old...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-22-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By mak99
I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post...

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post this, but I didn't find this issue searching under Blu-ray Software here, or a general Google search.

I had a highly unusual audio error when...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-15-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By mak99
lljedi - +1 for the handyman route. I'm a...

lljedi -

+1 for the handyman route. I'm a fairly good DIY'er and had a good plan in mind (well, completely drawn up AutoCAD down to the stud/joist locations!), but needed help with all the...
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By mak99
Yikes! Should you ever watch a movie at my...

Yikes! Should you ever watch a movie at my house, I promise you will not be sitting in the second row! :)


Enjoy the 65-incher, esp. while it still has that new TV smell! :) Maybe someone you...
Forum: Speakers   05-04-2015, 11:50 PM
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Posted By mak99
You'd be surprised how little you could spend on...

You'd be surprised how little you could spend on a PJ+screen, if you search for good deals! My house purchase about 2.5 years ago came with an older 720p Optoma and manual pull-down ~92" dia....
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By mak99
Yep, that'd be a problem! Extreme solution would...

Yep, that'd be a problem! Extreme solution would be a projector and retractable screen, but that's a whole new ballgame... ;)


How tall is the "box" that's there, above the floor? Pictures? ...
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2015, 01:00 PM
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Posted By mak99
Since you didn't say what that upper left area is...

Since you didn't say what that upper left area is for, my suggestions below might not even apply...also don't know your ceiling height?

Option 1: put the TV and front speakers in the upper left...
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