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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-24-2003, 04:48 AM
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Posted By Walter
Renotech, Which shops in HK can we look at...

Renotech,

Which shops in HK can we look at projectors selling much lower the MSRP?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-17-2003, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By Walter
Screen width is more logical, be it 4:3 or 16:9...

Screen width is more logical, be it 4:3 or 16:9 screen.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-10-2003, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By Walter
Have a n XP21E, first bulb lasted less than 400...

Have a n XP21E, first bulb lasted less than 400 hours. Still on 2nd bulb haven't checked lamp life yet.

This thread also reminds me to clean the filters, used to clean them every 2 weeks, haven't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2003, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Walter
From the pictures of the NEC HT1000 brochure the...

From the pictures of the NEC HT1000 brochure the ceiling mount has a provision for a tube that is attached to the ceiling. How is the tube attached to the ceiling? Does the tube come with the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-17-2003, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By Walter
I agree with Dan about the XP21N. Using an XP21...

I agree with Dan about the XP21N. Using an XP21 with a Denon DVD-2800 and GrayHawk, you'd really need to get a good scaler with the XP21. Go with the PLV-70.

We compared the picture using an HTPC...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-02-2003, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By Walter
Thanks Steve. Do keep me posted when the NEC...

Thanks Steve. Do keep me posted when the NEC HT1000 and Infocus 7200 (Toshiba MT8) are available. The dealer here did offer a 20% promotional discount when the 7200 was shown here along with Infocus...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2003, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By Walter
Dr. Greenman, What about the UHP bulbs, the...

Dr. Greenman,

What about the UHP bulbs, the glass seems thick enough to withstand a mini-explosion? They are much thicker than the everyday bulbs we use. The bulb of Sanyo XP21 looks more like a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2003, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By Walter
Hello Steve, Spent Christmas break and the...

Hello Steve,

Spent Christmas break and the first weeks of January without projector since the dealers here ran out of bulbs, even the dealer there in HK ran out of bulb during December.
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2003, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By Walter
Well, my first bulb lasted for only 400+ hours....

Well, my first bulb lasted for only 400+ hours. Does anyone know why the bulb explodes? Normally. everyday lamps, well, even commercial and industrial lamps just stop working instead of exploding....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-28-2003, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By Walter
Good Day to all, Have a Sanyo XP21, rated...

Good Day to all,

Have a Sanyo XP21, rated bulb life is supposed to be 1000 hours. What happens to the bulb and/or projector if we ignore the lamp repalce warning and try to "push "the bulb life?...
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Walter
I think THx specifications would suggest placing...

I think THx specifications would suggest placing the rear monopoles as close as possible (1 foot?). What will you drive the speakers with?

Have 7.1 setup but use 2 dipoles for rears, would like...
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2003, 06:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,183
Posted By Walter
hma, Try SVSubwoofers

hma,

Try SVSubwoofers
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2003, 06:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,183
Posted By Walter
1) Energy Take 5 2) Atlantic Technology 370...

1) Energy Take 5

2) Atlantic Technology 370 with 272 PBM sub

3) SVS 20-39 PC Plus sub (getting it in a month or two)
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2003, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Walter
Try placing your subwoofer away from your...

Try placing your subwoofer away from your equipment. Placing it close has the tendency to loosen the chips in electronic equipments.
Forum: Speakers   01-07-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Walter
THX Ultra2 suggest using 2 monopoles for the...

THX Ultra2 suggest using 2 monopoles for the rear speakers spaced as close as possible (1 foot). Setup is 2 side dipoles and 2 rear dipoles (spaced 4 feet apart). Planned to change the rear dipoles...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2003, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Walter
Checking out the SV Subs. Deciding between...

Checking out the SV Subs. Deciding between 25-31PCi, 25-31PC+ or 20-39 PC+
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Walter
For Home Theater purposes, is it really...

For Home Theater purposes, is it really important for a subwoofer to produce 20 Hz?

Currently have 7.1 Atlantic Technology 370 setup (2 rears are 274) with 272 subwoofer. Room is 17' (W) x 15'...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-21-2002, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Walter
My Sanyo XP21E also had premature bulb failure...

My Sanyo XP21E also had premature bulb failure at 500-600 hours. And the dealers here ran out of stock.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-25-2002, 12:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,887
Posted By Walter
Quote: Originally posted by DanHouck Only an...

Quote:
Originally posted by DanHouck
Only an attorney would screw up his new toy like this. I rest my case!

Is the pun intentional Dan? Maybe it should be "I rest Joe's case!"
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-08-2002, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By Walter
Bought the Sanyo XP21 based on the comments and...

Bought the Sanyo XP21 based on the comments and reviews here. Was able to demo others projectors when it was possible.

It was also hard to find a GrayHawk screen in my area which I was going to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-13-2002, 10:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,217
Posted By Walter
For those in Hong Kong, do you know the current...

For those in Hong Kong, do you know the current price of the Epson TW-100 and Sanyo PLV-70 there?

Thank you.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-13-2002, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By Walter
Quote: Originally posted by Designer As per...

Quote:
Originally posted by Designer
As per my memory there are two THX "robot" trailer, one with the robot firing a missile from behind and one without. Is it correct?
There are two version of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2002, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Walter
Have had those vertical lines since I got my new...

Have had those vertical lines since I got my new projector, bulb is now 300 hours and the vertical lines are still there. Have faint vertical lines and every 50 pixels the vertical line is wider.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-20-2002, 11:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By Walter
Is anyone experiencing this? Picture shakes for...

Is anyone experiencing this? Picture shakes for around 5-10 seconds.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-18-2002, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Walter
Doc, It depends on a lot of things. For...

Doc,

It depends on a lot of things. For example, whether you will be primarily watching 4:3 or 16:9 material. There's also the price difference.
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