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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-06-2013, 08:14 AM
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Posted By dvdguy123
New to speaker repair. I have an old pair of 3...

New to speaker repair. I have an old pair of 3 way MCS Series speakers that I bought from JC Penney back in the early 80's. Always thought that they had really good sound and would like to use them....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-30-2012, 05:59 PM
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Views: 318,949
Posted By dvdguy123
Thinking about upgrading to this from an Optoma...

Thinking about upgrading to this from an Optoma HD70. The HDMI port went out on the HD70 due to lightning and I was just about to install an HDMI to VGA converter when I saw the deal on the PA70G....
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-05-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By dvdguy123
Thanks for the help with this. I will try...

Thanks for the help with this. I will try resetting the projector. How would I do a firmware upgrade? Flash w/USB drive? What about switching to component video cable vs HDMI?
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-04-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By dvdguy123
Few months ago my gutter was hit by lightning,...

Few months ago my gutter was hit by lightning, taking out most of my home theater equipment http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/eek.gif My projector – Optoma HD70, was unplugged at the time,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,260
Posted By dvdguy123
Having an issue with my Optoma HD70 projector....

Having an issue with my Optoma HD70 projector. About 4 months ago, lightning hit my gutters causing most electronics (TV's, Blu-Ray players, Xbox 360, PC etc) to stop working. My projector was not...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-26-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 998
Posted By dvdguy123
Need to replace an almost new Vizio XVT3D424 LCD...

Need to replace an almost new Vizio XVT3D424 LCD due to lightning hitting my gutter during a recent storm. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/eek.gif I've been looking at Panasonic 50"...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-25-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,904
Posted By dvdguy123
During a storm over the weekend, a lightning...

During a storm over the weekend, a lightning strike hit my gutter...3 of my flat screen tv's no longer powers on (I get power indicator lights, but that's all), same with Blu Ray player Xbox 360...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-10-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,726
Posted By dvdguy123
I got the Kodak software running over the...

I got the Kodak software running over the weekend. There was a Digital Device Share software that was on the Kodak site that I loaded before the HD Theater sw. Picture quality looks great. As for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-07-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,726
Posted By dvdguy123
Quote:Originally Posted by pmcd...

Quote:Originally Posted by pmcd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19780261)

Mine works fine from XP. I even have it working on a WHS. Perhaps it's...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-06-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,726
Posted By dvdguy123
I know this is an old thread, but I posted about...

I know this is an old thread, but I posted about the Kodak HD unit when I bought it last spring from Newegg to try it with Playon. Just recently, I'm trying to get it working on a new 32"...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-09-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,726
Posted By dvdguy123
Does anyone know if this supports Playon UPnP...

Does anyone know if this supports Playon UPnP sw? I can't seem to find any info about it. I bought one because I have a Netgear EVA2000 and the video quality is not great.
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-11-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 485,900
Posted By dvdguy123
The Venturer player does have R/L RCA outputs....

The Venturer player does have R/L RCA outputs. Can I use these with the 7.1 direct RCA inputs on receiver? Is there a special cable I can get? Or is 5.1 the best I can expect w/o HDMI?

What is...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-10-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 485,900
Posted By dvdguy123
New to HD DVD...I picked up a Venturer SHD7000...

New to HD DVD...I picked up a Venturer SHD7000 on ebay last week.

I have an older Sherwood RD 7108 Audio Receiver that has optical input as well as 6.1 and 7.1 direct inputs. Is optical the best...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By dvdguy123
I have a Sherwood Rd7108 reciever (no a-b and...

I have a Sherwood Rd7108 reciever (no a-b and only 1 audio input), set up for 5.1 surround sound configured for my 42" plasma TV. I recently installed an Optoma HD70 PJ to show movies on an opposite...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-12-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
MM and Tiddler I want to THANK YOU for the...

MM and Tiddler I want to THANK YOU for the helpful tips. I went with the suggestion of using - 1 qt of upw, 8oz of minwax polysatin, 2oz of Delta Silver Metallic and a less than an oz. Delta...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   11-06-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By dvdguy123
I've been doing more reading and the Optoma HD70...

I've been doing more reading and the Optoma HD70 has a Faroudja DCDi processor which if I understand this correctly...will take a 480i not p signal and upscale to 720p with as good quality as an...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   11-06-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By dvdguy123
I just installed an Optoma HD70 PJ that I am...

I just installed an Optoma HD70 PJ that I am using only to watch DVD's (I have a 42" EDTV plasma for TV). Currently using a Philips DVP642 DVD player that works great and on my EDTV picture is...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   11-05-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,235
Posted By dvdguy123
No. Watching Indy Jones 4 the other night, at...

No. Watching Indy Jones 4 the other night, at chapter 6 picture froze. You could hear the laser - sounded like it was gearing up and then slowing down repeatedly. I would hit next chptr on remote...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   11-05-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,235
Posted By dvdguy123
I just bought a refurb DVP 5990 from Philips...

I just bought a refurb DVP 5990 from Philips Outlet for $40 (week before they went Ebay). Can I split the hook up - the Component cables to go to an EDTV flat screen plamsa @420p AND the HDMI cable...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 152,028
Posted By dvdguy123
Finally found a way to hang my PJ on a 14'...

Finally found a way to hang my PJ on a 14' ceiling. I used a ceiling fan adapter kit/hanger ball with a 48" 3/4" downrod. Here's the complications I'm running into...

1) The Optoma HD70 projector...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-03-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
Thanks for the tips. I picked up the UPW, Poly...

Thanks for the tips. I picked up the UPW, Poly and the 2 delta paints yesterday. Also finally hooked up the PJ at about 15'7". Picture is great on my flat old light blue wall, can't imagine how good...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-01-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
Thank you both for the detailed info. I plan on...

Thank you both for the detailed info. I plan on installing projector today and maybe painting tomorrowhttp://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gif

MM - you suggested that I mix 1 Gal UPW...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-31-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
MississippiMan - I sent my last post at the same...

MississippiMan - I sent my last post at the same time you posted your first, so it was directed at Tiddler. I thank you for your time and recommendations. What "poly" and silver metallic do you...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-31-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
Thank you, for the great detailed info. Alot to...

Thank you, for the great detailed info. Alot to consider...you right about abient light. Probably need to factor that in. The room has 3 light blue walls and vaulted ceiling all same color and one...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-31-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By dvdguy123
Newbie to projectors and it was suggested that I...

Newbie to projectors and it was suggested that I post a new thread for help.


Installing an Optoma HD70 on a 14' high vaulted ceiling about
16-17' away. Screen = 120" diagonal. Plan is to paint...
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