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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-13-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Tinman
Nope... I have just 112 hours on mine, and it's...

Nope... I have just 112 hours on mine, and it's 26 months old. When I got it, I didn't realize where my time would evaporate to.
Last use has been only to watch this season of 24.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Donhou http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1516697/epson-3010-left-edge-blue-glow-right-edge-red-glow-ideas#post_24406414)

I have...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Tinman
Nothing is actually failing. This is a...

Nothing is actually failing.

This is a common problem with LCD projectors. It is typically caused by the polarizer lens that comes after the lamp assembly. It moves a little out of alignment from...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Drjebus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513570/problem-epson-8700ub-refuses-to-power-on-while-inverted#post_24253094)

PJ is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2013, 08:21 PM
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Views: 279,848
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by the_Seeker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1204601/official-epson-home-cinema-8100-owners-thread/1920#post_24023713)

I am...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2013, 08:16 PM
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Views: 359,035
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cybonerd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1281250/the-official-epson-8700ub-thread/2820#post_24026572)

Same here ! Developed a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,072
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 60grit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1391358/epson-8350-bulb-life/30#post_24029146)

Where did this information about the two...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Tinman
Before we had TV's in general bigger than 30" or...

Before we had TV's in general bigger than 30" or so, projection was KING! Nowadays with the size of flat panels.... not so much.

I have had a front projection setup since the 80's. Went through...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,659
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Petran911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458911/epson-8100-replaced-bulb-and-now-pink-blue-bands/30#post_23974519)

Dear all,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,408
Posted By Tinman
Ummm..... Having owned all 3 technologies I have...

Ummm..... Having owned all 3 technologies I have to admit I (now) prefer LCD as well.

Reason being: I do see rainbows, and I also use my projector with a HTPC to surf the web, etc. The LCD just...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-12-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Verge2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1497380/are-most-new-projectors-still-noisy#post_23937421)

Maybe in the crt days. Not...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-12-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Tinman
I switched from a 9" LC CRT projector (Family...

I switched from a 9" LC CRT projector (Family reasons, ease of use, etc.. oh yeah.. QUIET!!!.) to an Epson 8700UB refurb for $1450 shipped. I can honestly say that for the price it gives an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-06-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Tinman
Refurbished. My Epson came with a 2 year...

Refurbished. My Epson came with a 2 year warranty, was refurbished, NO issues AND I saved over a grand!

I've bought many refurb products and overall have found them to be every bit as good as the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-30-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,659
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrGrinch http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458911/epson-8100-replaced-bulb-and-now-pink-blue-bands/30#post_23877374)

Great...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-25-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Tinman
Considering that a refurbished 8700UB with a 2...

Considering that a refurbished 8700UB with a 2 year warranty went for $1450 (paid for mine) SHIPPED..... and that was over a year ago. I'd think twice about that and go with a new projector.

The...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,659
Posted By Tinman
Blur spots are most likely caused by dust. If...

Blur spots are most likely caused by dust. If it's bad, try some compressed air to gently clean out the light path.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,072
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bohanna http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1391358/epson-8350-bulb-life/30#post_23815980)

ALWAYS use the HIgh altitude mode!, I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-10-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 760,445
Posted By Tinman
Ha! Look at that! Same exact problem mine had.

Ha! Look at that! Same exact problem mine had.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-07-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 760,445
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jcforbes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1165581/official-optoma-hd20-thread/3840#post_23809757)

After 3 years and about 5000...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-06-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,433
Views: 362,385
Posted By Tinman
It works because rice is also a good desiccant....

It works because rice is also a good desiccant. Water itself doesn't damage the majority of electronics. What does damage electronics are the minerals, etc.
Also in some cases the water together...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-06-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,072
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bohanna http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1391358/epson-8350-bulb-life/30#post_23805183)

The droop or the dimple is caused by...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,746
Posted By Tinman
Yep, people return a perfectly good projector...

Yep, people return a perfectly good projector for dust blobs only to get another that WILL get dust blobs, or a refurb that may even be worse.

LCD's are not sealed, they cannot survive the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-05-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,072
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bohanna http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1391358/epson-8350-bulb-life/30#post_23794637)

Could someone post some pictures of the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-05-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Tinman
Yes, if you are going to replace it anyway, try...

Yes, if you are going to replace it anyway, try my fix for it. This is not a difficult problem to fix.

Good luck! And take your time.

Marc
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-05-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,433
Views: 362,385
Posted By Tinman
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rexdragon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1377321/official-epson-powerlite-home-cinema-5010-6010-thread/3210#post_23804130)
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