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Forum: CRT Projectors   01-02-2003, 10:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,347
Posted By Slithy Tove
I did buy a digital: a G-11 DILA. People on the...

I did buy a digital: a G-11 DILA. People on the digital forum were saying that its blacks were 'close enough', that it was sharper than a G-90. I lived with it for well over a year. Got an HTPC for...
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-28-2002, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Slithy Tove
1272Q. Stewart 1.3 gain 80 x 45 in. I'm...

1272Q. Stewart 1.3 gain 80 x 45 in.

I'm happy with it. I can, in some movie scenes, catch a little bit of hotspotting and color shifting, so I'd be reluctant to go to a higher gain. But YMMV. I...
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-03-2002, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Slithy Tove
For 'G2', also try searching on 'pot' or 'pots'....

For 'G2', also try searching on 'pot' or 'pots'. They're potentiometers, which are known to their friends as 'pots'.

I just searched the CRT forum only for 'pots', and got 416 results. Of course,...
Forum: CRT Projectors   11-27-2002, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by userji Where do I...

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Originally posted by userji Where do I find G2 pot in chassis? Is G2 also seetings I can play with remote or have to do it physically....
This is what you're looking for....
Forum: CRT Projectors   11-26-2002, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by Jay Wilson Just...

Quote:
Originally posted by Jay Wilson
Just to reiterate....

The Extron will brighter & sharper than a standard 7500, but it also adds some noise, ringing, and ghosting to the image. There is...
Forum: CRT Projectors   11-26-2002, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Slithy Tove
Second the recommendation of Eric Lang of...

Second the recommendation of Eric Lang of Projection Systems, quaturbo on eBay. I bought a Sony 1272 from him on eBay a year ago, and I was very happy with the transaction, and the projector.
...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-16-2002, 08:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,620
Posted By Slithy Tove
Star Wars Episode 1 was pretty sad, due to the...

Star Wars Episode 1 was pretty sad, due to the extreme edge enhancement, but not the worst I've seen. That dubious honor goes to the R1 release of Tokyo Babylon, which is anime. Obviously made from...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-10-2002, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by Jay Wilson The...

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Originally posted by Jay Wilson
The biggest difference I see is the ghosting from the Extron. I used a scope to set a 1v level at the pj BNCs, and the .8v of Mike's card was a better...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2002, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Slithy Tove
Dennis Erskine has made me a HT plan, and now...

Dennis Erskine has made me a HT plan, and now I'm looking for a contractor in the Philly area (I'm in DelCo) to rough the area in. Anyone had experiences, good or bad, with contractors doing HT in...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-28-2002, 02:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,843
Posted By Slithy Tove
This was under discussion on the digital forum...

This was under discussion on the digital forum two years ago when I first began to read AV Science. It doesn't make any conceptual sense to me: the filter decreases brightness. I don't understand...
Forum: CRT Projectors   01-23-2002, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Slithy Tove
I own a G-11 D-ILA, calibrated by Cliff Plavin,...

I own a G-11 D-ILA, calibrated by Cliff Plavin, This is arguably one of the best current digital projectors. It can't hold a candle to my humble Sony 1272 CRT. I bought the CRT because I had become...
Forum: CRT Projectors   01-01-2002, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by cmos9 I am...

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Originally posted by cmos9
I am using powerstrip and an ATI radion video card. Anyhow I have yet to get any 1440x960 mode to work. Other modes seem to work just fine 1600x1200(1280x720)...
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-31-2001, 09:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,579
Posted By Slithy Tove
I'm 49, and like phast_geek, another ER doc. ...

I'm 49, and like phast_geek, another ER doc.

I watched TV like everyone else for years and years, and never imagined there was anything better. My exposure to projectors was to those in med...
Forum: CRT Projectors   12-31-2001, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Slithy Tove
Go to http://www.projectorspecs.com...

Go to http://www.projectorspecs.com (http://www.projectorspecs.com/). The site owner, Eric Lang, also runs auctions on eBay as 'quaturbo'; he auctions mounts there which may go for slightly less...
Forum: CRT Projectors   11-22-2001, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Slithy Tove
I bought a projector on eBay, but I took a long,...

I bought a projector on eBay, but I took a long, hard look at the seller's feedback before I did. Hadn't heard of the seller before, but he had lots and lots of very positive feedback--hundreds--and...
Forum: CRT Projectors   10-27-2001, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by ptyen My newly...

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Originally posted by ptyen
My newly acquired Sony G70 looks good but I can see one faint line coming up every several seconds. It becomes quite distracting when enjoying the magnificent...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-27-2001, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by Mark Glover: Hey...

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Originally posted by Mark Glover:
Hey Tove,

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"As I understand it, the G2/'screen volume' sets the black level, the bias trims black level to its final adjustment"


I guess...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-26-2001, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by Brian Hampton: ...

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Originally posted by Brian Hampton:
The G2 controls the cutoff voltage of the particular tube. It's similar to the bias control. There is a direct affect on the brigtness of the tube and...
Forum: Screens   09-10-2001, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by jmrobbins: ...

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Originally posted by jmrobbins:
Anyone know the approximate cost of a 16:9 91" greyhawk?
I didn't see pricing on their site.
With a gain of .95, I assume the Greyhawk is not just a grey...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-09-2001, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by Audiophil: ...

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Originally posted by Audiophil:
Interesting topic. The question is are stuff like H-deflection boards/power supply/etc all the same in the 12XX line? If so Sony had one slick product line....
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-09-2001, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 54
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by VR Audio Systems: ...

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Originally posted by VR Audio Systems:
I dont think there is any way to use an HTPC with an external sourece?
What Bill and Curt said.

In particular, there is a free/open source...
Forum: CRT Projectors   09-08-2001, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Slithy Tove
Brett wrote this as part of the '1292 sweet...

Brett wrote this as part of the '1292 sweet spot' thread, but I thought I'd make a new thread for it, because it's something that's been on my mind:Quote:
Originally posted by Brett:
You also may...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2001, 01:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 246
Posted By Slithy Tove
So far no one in this thread has mentioned the...

So far no one in this thread has mentioned the Millennium Gaciator (http://www.millennium-thermal.com/start.htm) . I just installed one in a new (non-HTPC) I just built for myself with an Athlon...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-19-2001, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by imws: Nvidia...

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Originally posted by imws:
Nvidia stock has more than doubled this year, go figure.
I figure: there are more game geeks than home theater geeks out there....
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-15-2001, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Slithy Tove
Quote: Originally posted by jcmccorm: ...

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Originally posted by jcmccorm:

I've personally never tried to do the "VGA chain" thing but your cabling sounds kind of yucky. You are guaranteed to get impedance mis-matches at the...
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