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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 37,088
Posted By ESPNSTI
I think Renault started underpowered, and then...

I think Renault started underpowered, and then had to dial back performance even further for reliability issues.
I'm not sure what to make of the discrepancy between Toro Rosso and RB that appears...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 37,088
Posted By ESPNSTI
I'm guessing McLaren-Honda is in serious trouble...

I'm guessing McLaren-Honda is in serious trouble not only in 2015 but most likely also for 2016.
I would have expected leaps forward since the beginning of the season, that should be the case for a...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,048
Posted By ESPNSTI
This goes to show the power of marketing a bit...

This goes to show the power of marketing a bit more, but I don't watch commercials, as I have a DVR and skip through them, so I shouldn't even have known about them.
On Sonos' commercials I stopped...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,048
Posted By ESPNSTI
Only Sonos comes to mind for me. This is...

Only Sonos comes to mind for me.

This is anecdotal of course, but my only experience with Bose is hearing a system an acquaintance bought (after recommending him to not buy it).
This was a long...
Forum: Screens   07-04-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By ESPNSTI
Congrats, that's good to hear. Just out of...

Congrats, that's good to hear.
Just out of curiosity, how do you think it stacks up against the LCD now?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-04-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 31
Posted By ESPNSTI
Don't know how practical this would be, but my...

Don't know how practical this would be, but my first thought would be to buy one without horizontal adjustment, and somehow mount it to some sort of slot rail...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-04-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By ESPNSTI
Uhm, more than one? :confused:

Uhm, more than one? :confused:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-04-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By ESPNSTI
I have a QNAP TS-509 with 2TB drives in them. ...

I have a QNAP TS-509 with 2TB drives in them.
I'm happy with it, but if I were to do it over again, I'd probably build a server myself using a SuperMicro (http://www.supermicro.com), or something...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 37,088
Posted By ESPNSTI
I'm amazed the camera continues to operate...

I'm amazed the camera continues to operate throughout the crash, even as it detaches from the car.

As for the damage: "that'll buff right out"
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 37,088
Posted By ESPNSTI
What kind of personal transportation has high...

What kind of personal transportation has high downforce? :eek:

My only experience with a high downforce was a ride along at Zandvoort in a side by side two seater prototype sports car of some...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 37,088
Posted By ESPNSTI
I think I'd prefer the current lower downforce...

I think I'd prefer the current lower downforce levels, seeing the cars slide about and get out of shape more easily is more enjoyable I think.


I hope they don't go in this direction, when there...
Forum: Screens   07-03-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By ESPNSTI
Keystone is generally frowned upon I think as it...

Keystone is generally frowned upon I think as it affects image quality.
Ceiling mounted should not mean you have to use keystone.
I have mine more or less ceiling mounted (I have it inverted on a...
Forum: Screens   07-03-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By ESPNSTI
Interesting, I did not realize that. Is that...

Interesting, I did not realize that.
Is that because the pixels per inch is higher on a smaller screen, or does that have more to do with viewing distance?
Or does "everything else being the same"...
Forum: Screens   07-03-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 160
Posted By ESPNSTI
What content did you use to judge sharpness? ...

What content did you use to judge sharpness?
I'd first try to confirm the problem using a test image.
For example use the Basic Settings -> Sharpness & Overscan test pattern from this:...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By ESPNSTI
Here is the painted wall with the Kilz2 primer on...

Here is the painted wall with the Kilz2 primer on it.

I'm a bit puzzled why it ended up looking grey rather than white (not that I mind).
It doesn't look quite as grey as in the photo, nor is the...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By ESPNSTI
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_wire_gauge#...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_wire_gauge#Tables_of_AWG_wire_sizes

I don't know if the thickness of the skin is proportional to the wire size.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-30-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By ESPNSTI
Just as an FYI, I found the video I think I...

Just as an FYI, I found the video I think I watched at the time, it doesn't actually say anything about it being dangerous.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOoyrsi6ctk
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-30-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By ESPNSTI
Basically, there are two ways you can arrange the...

Basically, there are two ways you can arrange the wires in the connector, T568A and T568B.
If you wire one end of the cable to "A" specification and the other end to "B" then it's not going to work....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-30-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By ESPNSTI
I wired my house in 2013 for shielded cat 6a. ...

I wired my house in 2013 for shielded cat 6a.
I'm not an expert on these things, but I opted for shielded since these cables will be there for a long, long time and for the relatively small price...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-29-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,894
Posted By ESPNSTI
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/invas...

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/invasion-of-the-body-snatchers-78_5124.jpg
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-29-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By ESPNSTI
This is mostly what I did, except I didn't tape...

This is mostly what I did, except I didn't tape the seams, I put mud in it.
The first time around I used an 8" wide putty knife, but I only did the width of the light switch and didn't add water.
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By ESPNSTI
Ok, I'm just getting around to painting. The...

Ok, I'm just getting around to painting.
The light switch is now moved out of the way.

I put on two coats of Kilz2 primer, however it's not covering up the removed light switch as much as I was...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-25-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By ESPNSTI
The projector central calculator shows a distance...

The projector central calculator shows a distance of 11'8 for 120" at max zoom for the 5030UB.
At 12' it shows it projects 123".
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By ESPNSTI
I'm somewhat interested in it as well, as I got...

I'm somewhat interested in it as well, as I got mine in a little over 3 days ago on Friday late afternoon and I have 52 hours on it.
That includes a work day and sleep, I'm not entirely sure how I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-20-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By ESPNSTI
I "solved" the adjustable leg problem by drilling...

I "solved" the adjustable leg problem by drilling holes vertically in the legs and then inserting a t-nut (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-nut) and a bolt at the bottom.
I then tighten or loosen the...
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