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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-13-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By kheiden
Don't get me started not he UV-only nonsense -...

Don't get me started not he UV-only nonsense - that's thread worthy all on its own.

If they're going to include a digital copy with my Blu-ray purchase, I want the iTunes copy. I don't want to be...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-13-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 28,017
Posted By kheiden
As someone who spent between $30 and $105 per...

As someone who spent between $30 and $105 per disc for hundreds of Laserdiscs while the rest of the world used VHS, I find the $20 Blu-ray with it's 1080p image, high quality compression and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 28,017
Posted By kheiden
I'll give up Blu-ray when streaming has audio and...

I'll give up Blu-ray when streaming has audio and video parity with it or when 4k media becomes available.

My first and only experience with Vudu was a total disaster. The movie stopped nine...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 268,208
Posted By kheiden
I have the exact same mount Claybe has. ...

I have the exact same mount Claybe has.

Found the joystick! Cool. That helped a little, but my projector definitely isn't dead center.

What I'm experiencing appears to be the right side of the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 268,208
Posted By kheiden
I did use a level on the screen. It's level as...

I did use a level on the screen. It's level as can be.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 268,208
Posted By kheiden
That's cool! I had no idea there was a joystick...

That's cool! I had no idea there was a joystick in there. I think I'll need a sliding horizontal mount to get this right. I can't keep drilling holes in my ceiling, especially the big one for the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 268,208
Posted By kheiden
Great responses, thanks. I'll look them over...

Great responses, thanks. I'll look them over when I'm at home.

I'm using a 2.35:1 screen so I'll follow all of those tips.

As for using keystone, saying "never ever ever" use it isn't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 268,208
Posted By kheiden
I've got an 8000U and I'm stumped. I lined...

I've got an 8000U and I'm stumped.

I lined up the bottom edge of the image perfectly inline with the bottom of the screen. The top left corner of the image is just barely touching the border...
Forum: 3D Displays   03-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 70,396
Posted By kheiden
110" 2.35:1 with a 23' throw distance. Had no...

110" 2.35:1 with a 23' throw distance.
Had no idea a new one is coming but the room is nearly done except for screen and carpeting g so I'm not sure I could just wait for something new at this...
Forum: 3D Displays   03-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 70,396
Posted By kheiden
I haven't been able to find much about the...

I haven't been able to find much about the Silverstar 3D-P from real-world users or reviewers but I'm about to order one for my Panasonic PT-AE8000U so I'm going to find out first hand how it is. if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
Contacted Marantz over the weekend. No word from...

Contacted Marantz over the weekend. No word from them yet.

I did try without any cable TV connected. That made no difference.

My power amps are built into my studio monitors. All of them are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
All components are going through a Monster HTS...

All components are going through a Monster HTS 5100 grounded power center, including the incoming Cable TV signal. I originally didn't have the cable going through that box, but during...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
It's weird. If the projector and more than one...

It's weird. If the projector and more than one source are connected, it buzzes. When I unplug the projector, PS3 and TiVo HDMI cables, the buzzing stops.

Jack, your speakers and mine are very...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
I bought a new 7701 on eBay a few weeks ago....

I bought a new 7701 on eBay a few weeks ago. I've got a horrendous ground buzz out of all speakers in a room with a new, dedicated 20 amp circuit to all plugs in the room. When I unplug the signal...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-12-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 246,365
Posted By kheiden
I just got the call about my free year that came...

I just got the call about my free year that came with my car expiring next month on the first. I passed on it and they only offered three months for the price of one. No half-off deal at all. Looks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
Please disregard my question. I found out I had...

Please disregard my question. I found out I had a defective Cat 5 cable. Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 66,739
Posted By kheiden
Without reading all 17 pages, are there any...

Without reading all 17 pages, are there any known issues with this processor not being able to contact the server for Firmware updates? I did one once I got it home, but every time I try to check it...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-02-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By kheiden
I'm about to buy a Vutec screen and I'm on the...

I'm about to buy a Vutec screen and I'm on the fence whether or not to get their curved, 3D-P model.

It will be 100" diagonal 2.35:1 AR using an anamorphic lens.

Like the original poster, I am...
Forum: Home Automation   11-08-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By kheiden
I wouldn't expect an app to fit everything on...

I wouldn't expect an app to fit everything on one page, but using a swipe gesture or tap to go between HVAC, Lighting and components would be easier than hitting the Home button, swiping, tapping...
Forum: Home Automation   11-07-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By kheiden
I looked briefly at whole home automation about...

I looked briefly at whole home automation about six years ago but never wen too far because of the cost. Now we've just moved into a new home and have a little leftover to build my new theater here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,276
Views: 311,114
Posted By kheiden
I'm in the market for a new Pre-pro to replace a...

I'm in the market for a new Pre-pro to replace a DTC 9.8 because I plan to go 4k in the next five years. What else is available that is competition for the 80.3 in terms of features and pricing?
Forum: Screens   06-28-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By kheiden
Thanks, folks. All great replies! I won't...

Thanks, folks. All great replies!

I won't know the size and viewing distance until we actually buy a new place and I know the size of the room I'll be working with. My post was more a preemptive...
Forum: Screens   06-27-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By kheiden
We are prepping our home for sale in the next...

We are prepping our home for sale in the next few months and along with it we are planning to leave the theater room and its projector and Silverstar screen in place.

I had wanted to place the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-27-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 64,582
Posted By kheiden
Great write-up! My first experience with...

Great write-up!

My first experience with Vudu HDX was so bad I'll probably never use it again. I have no idea how so many people think it's great. To me it's probably the worst streaming format...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 154,904
Posted By kheiden
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blueiedgod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1418322/what-is-the-very-best-wireless-router-available-right-now#post_22184599)

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