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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2013, 12:52 PM
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Posted By anthonybuchanan
I will look into a Lumagen. I went to a PC...

I will look into a Lumagen.
I went to a PC based setup.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-18-2012, 09:08 AM
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Posted By anthonybuchanan
Interesting. For my first 12 months with this PJ...

Interesting. For my first 12 months with this PJ I had a 104" low to no gain screen.

When I decided I wanted a larger screen (144) I backed up the projector by a few feet and pointed it at my...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-17-2012, 10:43 PM
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Posted By anthonybuchanan
Can you tell me what a hotspot is. I have...

Can you tell me what a hotspot is.

I have had my cf181d for two years and six months and have never seen anything bad.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
What about DVDFAB ? Is it any good ?

What about DVDFAB ?

Is it any good ?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
My PC currently does not have a blue ray drive...

My PC currently does not have a blue ray drive so since I have one laying around the house I will install it in the PC.
I am not buying a blueray player.

I will do copies and have my own...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Okay I owe a huge apology to any HTPC belivers...

Okay I owe a huge apology to any HTPC belivers that read this thread and contributed thinking there may be a chink in the HTPC use case armor.

After receiving my new PC (Gateway FX6860 Core...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
So far all of the players display "tearing". ...

So far all of the players display "tearing".

The good news though is while trying players I noticed (again) the TrueMotion feature in the PJ menu and set it at high. This reduced "tearing"...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
This morning before work I was able to sneak...

This morning before work I was able to sneak into the TV room to try MPC-HC. It showed "tearing".

My wife started calling "Where are you I need your help" before I could monkey around with View...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Aieyieyie, I made a mistake. I am not...

Aieyieyie, I made a mistake.

I am not running Windows 7 anymore. I took the $39 Windows 8 offer and I am running Windows 8 which does not use Aero.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Boy it sounds like I might be able to get...

Boy it sounds like I might be able to get somewhere.

I cannot access http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/downloads/ for some reason right now so in the meantime I will turn off Aero. and try it again.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
It starts on top and moves down. It moves as if...

It starts on top and moves down. It moves as if it were a subtle wave.

It sort of looks like "tear" in the picture however it moves.
JRivers does better with it than VLC did. With JRiver the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
I feel embarassed to be tagged a Senior Member...

I feel embarassed to be tagged a Senior Member here however to not know what "tearing" and "ringing" means.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
I am not at home however I beleive its the...

I am not at home however I beleive its the NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M.

I am almost certain of this.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
No its not something like that. Btw, this...

No its not something like that.

Btw, this does not happen with my PS3 or separate blueray player where the image is perfect.

Imagine you are looking down at a movie through very clear water....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
I just tried JRiver and XMBC. My issues...

I just tried JRiver and XMBC.

My issues previously is a sort a wave the moves across the screen when I am using VLC on my projector from my Dell XPS 15z i7 laptop. This only happens on my LG...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
I did not know about the JRivers or XBMC until...

I did not know about the JRivers or XBMC until now.

I will try those tonight as soon as I get home.

I really, really, really want the HTPC route to work. I has been a dream for me since 1995.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
The PC is a Dell XPS 15z laptop with i7, 1080p,...

The PC is a Dell XPS 15z laptop with i7, 1080p, and 8g RAM.

I am starting to believe its my CF181D projector however I will have to confirm this tomorrow because the same movies play great on the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By anthonybuchanan
This is a little discouraging so far. ...

This is a little discouraging so far.

However, are you both saying that, with proper configuration a PC's image can match a BR player ? I mean with configuration can it be 100% as good or maybe...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector. ...

Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector.

I have decided to use a PC to play movies versus a dedicated BlueRay player however the picture quality does not seem very good.

Is there an issue...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,377
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector. ...

Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector.

I have decided to use a PC to play movies versus a dedicated BlueRay player however the picture quality does not seem very good.

Is there an issue...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector. ...

Hi everyone, I have the LG CF181D projector.

I have decided to use a PC to play movies versus a dedicated BlueRay player however the picture quality does not seem very good.

Is there an issue...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-26-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 194,556
Posted By anthonybuchanan
mjoc13, before I decided on this projector at...

mjoc13, before I decided on this projector at $2399 from PP in May 2010, I did a hands on comparison with a $2000 Mitz DLP and also a $900 DLP.

The results were not even close. This projector...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-12-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 194,556
Posted By anthonybuchanan
Hey I have heard of the plight of California...

Hey I have heard of the plight of California Wild King Salmon. I am at work now and cannot view your videos however will view themat home. Maybe I will make a contribution.

I know you had no need...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2012, 12:41 PM
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Views: 194,556
Posted By anthonybuchanan
btokars, hehe, you have put 1050 hours on your...

btokars, hehe, you have put 1050 hours on your machine since March ?

That means for the 210 days you have had it you have used it for 5 hours each and every day.

Assumming you:

Work 8 hours...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-07-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 194,556
Posted By anthonybuchanan
I have approx 700 to 800. Bought mine in...

I have approx 700 to 800.

Bought mine in May 2010.

Still bright. Still can't belive I have something like this. The picture is amazing.
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