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Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   02-14-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,349
Posted By Brian Hampton
I was thinking that could be as issue. I used to...

I was thinking that could be as issue. I used to use a projector with motorized focus controls and now I have a manual and honestly I prefer the manual controls for accuracy.
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-13-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,084
Posted By Brian Hampton
Check if CDs still playback.

Check if CDs still playback.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   02-13-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,349
Posted By Brian Hampton
I guess you could say I use the zoom method but...

I guess you could say I use the zoom method but after zooming I'm done. I fit everything else into the 2.35 space.

So, ... yeah,.. I did adjust the focus after. I don't think anyone uses a...
Forum: Headphones   02-02-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Brian Hampton
Well, I have the dragonfly black (1.2) and...

Well,

I have the dragonfly black (1.2) and the volume is controlled by the iphone volume controls or the computer if I use it with a computer.

The Dragonfly Red has a different system for...
Forum: Headphones   02-02-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Brian Hampton
Camera Connection Kit -> Dragonfly. That's how...

Camera Connection Kit -> Dragonfly.
That's how I do it.
...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-27-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hi, I think you will love the decision to go...

Hi,

I think you will love the decision to go with 2.35!

When you say your blu rays are not formatted for 2.35 I think maybe that's sort of correct. No content is formatted for 2.35. Blu Rays...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-26-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,349
Posted By Brian Hampton
I recently obtained a 2.35:1 screen. I use a...

I recently obtained a 2.35:1 screen.

I use a 1080p projector (Sony HW45ES) ... so I have no FauxK or supersampling or stuff like that.

The ONLY souce component is a HTPC.

I send 1080p but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20,177
Views: 1,940,264
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hi, I think my 1912 has gone bad....

Hi,

I think my 1912 has gone bad. Occasionally I get pops through the speakers.

I did a reset. I changed my HDMI cables. I only have 1 source component which is a computer and I suppose the...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-09-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Brian Hampton
Cool Cool, Well my HTPC does things that no BDP...

Cool,

Well my HTPC does things that no BDP can.

It is like a Kaliedescape system except it does things that Kaliedscape systems can't even do like 3D playback.

I got started with HTPC back...
Forum: Screens   01-09-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By Brian Hampton
Well, I have a silver ticket screen which...

Well,

I have a silver ticket screen which I'm currently not using ... It's a 110" 16:9 fixed white screen.

It was good. I did have a problem with a reflection of the projector that looked like...
Forum: Screens   01-08-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By Brian Hampton
Wait, Have you ever experienced a Stewart screen?...

Wait, Have you ever experienced a Stewart screen?

I have had both Silver Ticket and Stewart Screens.

I would love to have a Stewart screen now, they make great screens... But, I have a nice...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   01-08-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Brian Hampton
Bought a LCD TV for the recreation room and moved...

Bought a LCD TV for the recreation room and moved the video games and roku type streaming out of the HT.

So now my PJ can be dedicated to the scope screen.

Very, Very happy !... !!
Forum: Screens   01-07-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,267
Posted By Brian Hampton
Thank you Amy Madden, I sent you a detailed...

Thank you Amy Madden,

I sent you a detailed email.

I measured the screen material width as best as I can without dis-assembly but if we need very accurate measurements I will dis-assemble the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-07-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 22,223
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hi, I'm not sure how "dead" this thread is. ...

Hi,

I'm not sure how "dead" this thread is.

I am considering the HTPC as PrePro and my understanding is the person who started this thread gave up on the notion.

The first page of the thread...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-06-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,035
Posted By Brian Hampton
The 5.1 mix of Meddle sounds better to me than...

The 5.1 mix of Meddle sounds better to me than the original Quad Mix of Echoes. (But Quad is "neat" in it's own way... my system sends the back 2 to my rear speakers in my 7.1 system... I'm not sure...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-05-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,035
Posted By Brian Hampton
Listening to the 24/96 version of Fearless from...

Listening to the 24/96 version of Fearless from Meddle.

I don't know when I'll explore the set more but I really bought it mostly because the the 24/96 and 5.1 version of Meddle.

Last time I...
Forum: Screens   01-05-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,267
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hello, I have a Draper Carion 2.35:1 curved...

Hello,

I have a Draper Carion 2.35:1 curved screen.

I called Draper asking if it was possible only the top and bottom frame pieces to convert it to a flat screen. As I remember they said that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-04-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 201,909
Posted By Brian Hampton
I'm stunned by the talk of bad support. I...

I'm stunned by the talk of bad support.

I couldn't be happier with JRiver. And I tend to want some things from my setup that others don't.

Just the other day a forum (interact) forum member...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-03-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 615
Posted By Brian Hampton
Just avoid the Spyder stuff. I wouldn't use any...

Just avoid the Spyder stuff. I wouldn't use any of those.

I personally have the i1d3 and the i1pro (spectro ... old rev D)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-02-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,170
Posted By Brian Hampton
At one point I bought the "faces" versions of the...

At one point I bought the "faces" versions of the laserdiscs.

Even back then though... Laserdisc quality was disturbing to me.

I still have a few of my LD files (PF Delicate Sound of Thunder...
Forum: Screens   01-02-2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By Brian Hampton
Yeah,.... Seems to me that when I started...

Yeah,....

Seems to me that when I started using projectors in 1999 screens were more expensive. So DIY screens made a bit more sense.

Still, a DIY screen and frame could approach $80 or so and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-31-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Brian Hampton
I bought some velvet today using a 50% off coupon...

I bought some velvet today using a 50% off coupon at Jo Anns.

I had to treat under the screen... I already have velvet above the screen co-incidentally because of a support beam I had treated...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-30-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 282,306
Posted By Brian Hampton
I got the smart control system and was loving it....

I got the smart control system and was loving it.

But, recently wanted to add control of my hue lights to the given RF remote and found this is not possible.

Bummer.... This is the only think...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-30-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 235,521
Posted By Brian Hampton
Recently I wanted to make my system easier for my...

Recently I wanted to make my system easier for my kids.

They just didn't do well with my iphone based setup ... even though it was all working well for me.

So, I decided to get an Echo and have...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-26-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,035
Posted By Brian Hampton
I opened this box set yesterday as a Xmass gift. ...

I opened this box set yesterday as a Xmass gift.

I've only explored maybe 4 discs.

I have to say I'm completely amazed by the set. It's sad that detailed reviews aren't available because I...
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