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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-27-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Garrett
All Sony needs to do to be more competitive is...

All Sony needs to do to be more competitive is two things.
1. Prove to customers they have solved the contrast loss problem.
2. Be more competitive, price wise.

That would solve 90% of the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mike Garrett
You are talking about the off axis sound from the...

You are talking about the off axis sound from the speaker, not the direct sound from the speaker. Remember the sound spreads out with distance, so it is not a matter of just a center column of sound...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By Mike Garrett
I agree about waiting and I suggested the same...

I agree about waiting and I suggested the same thing, but the odds of an RS600 being way out of date in a year is pretty remote. We aren't going to have 8K by then. About the only features it is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Garrett
Sony laid off a whole bunch of people in the...

Sony laid off a whole bunch of people in the projector division a few years ago. I have not seen near as much R&D from them in the last few years like in the past.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Garrett
The 3 series Sony 4K projectors have been the...

The 3 series Sony 4K projectors have been the worst selling model Sony has had in the last several years. Hardly any of them have been sold over the last three years. It took that to get Sony to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mike Garrett
First you would need to check and see how much...

First you would need to check and see how much weight your channel system can support and then calculate how much weight you have on it. Then if that is okay and if you used enough screws fastening...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Mike Garrett
You are dreaming. The 365 with lens memory, DI...

You are dreaming. The 365 with lens memory, DI and improved contrast would be an improved version of of the current VW675 and you want it for less than half the current price of the 675. Besides who...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 29,479
Posted By Mike Garrett
Agree. The room is key. If lots of ambient light,...

Agree. The room is key. If lots of ambient light, then the difference is not as great. The better the room is, the bigger the gap between the two.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16,710
Views: 996,820
Posted By Mike Garrett
Brightness matched the RS400/420 they are around...

Brightness matched the RS400/420 they are around the same native contrast of the 45/46.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Mike Garrett
Can you go see both of them? I would be...

Can you go see both of them? I would be especially concerned on the low hour 1000.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-26-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mike Garrett
As long as you are attaching to the ceiling...

As long as you are attaching to the ceiling structural support/supports, you will be fine. The supports are designed to hold a lot more weight than a 90 pound projector. If you have floor above your...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 82,367
Posted By Mike Garrett
I replied to your email and have contacted JVC.

I replied to your email and have contacted JVC.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By Mike Garrett
Wait until at least CEDIA. Then if nothing new is...

Wait until at least CEDIA. Then if nothing new is introduced, you could look for a deal on an RS600 or 620. You will have plenty of time to look for a deal. Also as others have said, with that size...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24,644
Views: 842,006
Posted By Mike Garrett
Feeding Oppo 203 direct to projector, using main...

Feeding Oppo 203 direct to projector, using main HDMI out on the Oppo?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24,644
Views: 842,006
Posted By Mike Garrett
Depends if they have a 500 or not, would be my...

Depends if they have a 500 or not, would be my guess.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24,644
Views: 842,006
Posted By Mike Garrett
What HDMI cable are you using?

What HDMI cable are you using?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By Mike Garrett
I do not recall a report on the 45, but there...

I do not recall a report on the 45, but there have been reports on the 40.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 36,082
Posted By Mike Garrett
Well if you have the throw, you could fit a 16' x...

Well if you have the throw, you could fit a 16' x 9' microperf screen, but you would need to use Ultramatte 2.0 microperf. It would be 1.8 gain. It would be bright enough, but personally, I would not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Mike Garrett
I do. I think it is a pipe dream. I don't think...

I do. I think it is a pipe dream. I don't think it has the ability and this late in the year, I don't think Sony is going to do any more updates on this model.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-25-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By Mike Garrett
One of the advantages the Sony has over the Epson...

One of the advantages the Sony has over the Epson is the closer pixel spacing. SXRD and LCOS, both have a smaller pixel grid than LCD. Meaning you may have to turn E-shift on, on the Epson. Sony does...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,675
Posted By Mike Garrett
I was referring to any new projector. As in I...

I was referring to any new projector. As in I would not buy a new JVC or new Epson if spending 3K or more, if it only came with a one year warranty.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,675
Posted By Mike Garrett
I am not a big enough gambler to spend that kind...

I am not a big enough gambler to spend that kind of money on a projector with only one year warranty. Even if a US model, I am not going to spend more than 3K for any projector with one year warranty.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,675
Posted By Mike Garrett
Didn't the Japanese models only have one year...

Didn't the Japanese models only have one year warranties?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24,644
Views: 842,006
Posted By Mike Garrett
Sure it will. Both ports support full 18Gbps...

Sure it will. Both ports support full 18Gbps speed.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-24-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24,644
Views: 842,006
Posted By Mike Garrett
Make sure you are not talking about one of their...

Make sure you are not talking about one of their older cables. I have sold a lot of these cables and they have been working for all of my customers at 18Gbps, except for one and he received a...
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