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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2013, 08:40 AM
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Posted By dave in gva
Thanks Marty, Actually my fronts would all...

Thanks Marty,

Actually my fronts would all stay as they are, exposed. It is only the 10 new speakers (2 pairs overhead, 2 pairs sides, 1 pair rears) that I would be building into the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By dave in gva
Can someone educate me about the downsides of...

Can someone educate me about the downsides of this?

I am renovating our basement and have complete access to a small (3.5 m x 3.5 m) room for home theater. I already have a D-ILA projector and...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 144,645
Posted By dave in gva
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Electric_Haggis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By dave in gva
I'm renovating our basement and relocating our...

I'm renovating our basement and relocating our home theater to a new room.

This room is 3.7m long, 3m wide with 2.1m ceilings. Listening position is 0.5m off the back wall. My use is 80/20 home...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   09-11-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By dave in gva
Thanks MM, As it turns out it is looking as...

Thanks MM,

As it turns out it is looking as if I will probably have to source my stuff at Dream Fabrics anyway. I live in Switzerland but have a trip to Columbus, Ohio next week and wanted to get...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   09-10-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By dave in gva
Hi all, From what I can tell the Black...

Hi all,

From what I can tell the Black Plush Triple Velvet being sold at Dream Fabrics (http://www.dreamfabricsinc.com/black-plush-triple-velvet.html) is the same as is being sold at Sy Fabrics...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 66,230
Posted By dave in gva
Let me add to the above question Rich. I am...

Let me add to the above question Rich. I am thinking of adding velvet curtains down both sides. I am planning the build of a reno of my basement now so can work in what I want.

One black hole...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By dave in gva
Thanks Kelvin, actually I have my X35 since...

Thanks Kelvin, actually I have my X35 since December. Although at the moment it is in another room which is longer and narrower. For the width I am throwing there (about 215 cm from a 400 cm throw)...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By dave in gva
Oh sure. Yeah I was aware that the projected...

Oh sure. Yeah I was aware that the projected image at anything over 1.78 will contain some black bars top and bottom. Those will be masked out by the masking, but the projected image width will be...
Forum: Screens   04-20-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dave in gva
Thanks AddU....nice to get some reassurance...

Thanks AddU....nice to get some reassurance about this.

Dave
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-20-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By dave in gva
Thanks for the input. Kelvin your posts on...

Thanks for the input.

Kelvin your posts on the X35 are one of the reasons I picked one up. Still, I don't quite get what you are saying about using zoom meaning not using the full resolution of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By dave in gva
Hey MM, thanks for responding. Man, I have...

Hey MM, thanks for responding. Man, I have learned a ton of stuff from you re screen construction now that I am looking to shift rooms down there. Thanks for that!

Now as to your points and...
Forum: Screens   04-19-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By dave in gva
I've noticed when people talk about their...

I've noticed when people talk about their setups, there are a good number that either sit quite a bit closer than the THX recommendations, or who project much wider for a given seating position.
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-19-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By dave in gva
This is mostly a question for JVC DLA owners out...

This is mostly a question for JVC DLA owners out there with lens memory setups.

We're renovating the basement and my home theater is changing rooms.

The new room is almost square and my main...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-19-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By dave in gva
Sorry for reposting this....had put it on the...

Sorry for reposting this....had put it on the general screen forum but had no responses.

As I would anyway be DIYing my screen figured it may have been better posted here in the first place:

...
Forum: Screens   04-18-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dave in gva
Hello folks, We're renovating the basement...

Hello folks,

We're renovating the basement and my home theater is changing rooms.

The new room is almost square and my main concern is it will be a relatively short throw for my projector.
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-09-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,026
Posted By dave in gva
Hey John, Appreciate the additional answers...

Hey John,

Appreciate the additional answers you have been giving. I am very interested in this lens.

Regarding the removing of the lens for 1.77 material. I am very handy with tools etc. and I...
Forum: Screens   03-08-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By dave in gva
Quote:Originally Posted by Craig...

Quote:Originally Posted by Craig Peer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1462256/do-i-really-need-a-low-gain-screen#post_23057376)

Well, in low lamp with a...
Forum: Screens   03-08-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By dave in gva
I'm moving my JVC RS45 to a new, shorter room. ...

I'm moving my JVC RS45 to a new, shorter room.

My throw distance will drop to 9' 9" and I plan on putting a CineVista anamorphic lens on.

I am aiming to have a 87" wide 2.35 ratio screen (37"...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-08-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,026
Posted By dave in gva
John, just wanted to say thanks for your...

John, just wanted to say thanks for your clarifying my question about zoom and throw length on my earlier post. Very clear and good news given my short room.

Best,

Dave M
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,026
Posted By dave in gva
Quote:Originally Posted by John...

Quote:Originally Posted by John Schuermann http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-06-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,026
Posted By dave in gva
John (or someone) would you mind confirming...

John (or someone) would you mind confirming something for me? I am going to need to be moving my JVC DLA-X35 into a new, shorter room. I'm planning ahead for getting the CineVista and think I've got...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-01-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,530
Views: 400,134
Posted By dave in gva
One follow up question: Is there any...

One follow up question:

Is there any advantage in the scaling the S790 will give to lower resolution files than, say the S390 or S590?

Thanks,

Dave M
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-01-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3,530
Views: 400,134
Posted By dave in gva
I'm thinking about picking up one of these to...

I'm thinking about picking up one of these to allow me to stream .avi and .mkv files from my JRiver mediacenter server.

I've assumed this is not a problem at all but the user manual for the S790...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-01-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11,355
Views: 891,596
Posted By dave in gva
There's been a bit of chatter on this thread...

There's been a bit of chatter on this thread recently about other Blu-ray players - mostly higher end variations of the 105.

I have a different question and will ask here and also on the general...
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