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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Mine says 0.8mm ... Altan

Mine says 0.8mm

... Altan
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-19-2015, 09:25 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Ouch. That's not normal even for the HWxx lens,...

Ouch. That's not normal even for the HWxx lens, IMHO.

I'd certainly try and get it repaired by Sony under the warranty. Be prepared to send them a pic and explain in no uncertain terms you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-19-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
A picture would be handy. The HW30 (and...

A picture would be handy.

The HW30 (and other HWxx models) aren't known for the best lens. I had two units both that were quite similar, I kept the second. On the left hand side (when ceiling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Dynamic EQ... Nope

Just posting to say I've given up on Dynamic EQ for all sources except for Blurays.

Yes, I know you can adjust the 0,5,10,15 dB thingy but I've found it really just isn't good for anything other...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-17-2015, 08:51 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Good suggestion. Also, are you certain your...

Good suggestion.

Also, are you certain your receiver supports 3D? That can be a killer right there.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By MadMyers
So the JVC 4910 and the Sony HW55 are "still" the...

So the JVC 4910 and the Sony HW55 are "still" the models for this year?

... Altan
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-31-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Will try. First bulb started flicking in...

Will try.

First bulb started flicking in both high and low after 1400 hours.

This second bulb is flicking now after only 450 hours.

Look just like this
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-31-2014, 12:01 PM
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Views: 1,268
Posted By MadMyers
News about 2015 projectors?

Looked briefly at this forum and didn't see anything. Has anything been announced from Sony or JVC regarding their 2015 models?

I have the Sony HW30 and it's giving me a little grief, so I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Thanks. And testing out CEC with a PS4 is...

Thanks. And testing out CEC with a PS4 is exactly what I'm trying to do... but didn't have any success.

Are you able to control the PS4 (core menus, Bluray functionality) with the 818's remote? ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By MadMyers
Thanks for the reply. It was very brief, so I'm...

Thanks for the reply. It was very brief, so I'm not 100% sure what you are saying. Are you saying you have personally seen the text "search", "(name)" (which I assume is the name of the CEC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
CEC (aka RIHD per Onkyo) question for you 818...

CEC (aka RIHD per Onkyo) question for you 818 owners...

I've always disabled CEC but decided to try it out. I'm quite puzzled by something in the manual. On page 75 it states the following...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-05-2014, 01:41 PM
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Views: 44,593
Posted By MadMyers
Hey everyone... Sorry if I missed it (I did...

Hey everyone... Sorry if I missed it (I did search this thread). Is there a review that shows how the PS4 bluray decoding compares to the PS3? Specifically, which results in highest picture...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
This is good news, assuming they do cover the so...

This is good news, assuming they do cover the so called HDMI failure.

Speaking as an 818 owner who has not experienced the problem but expects to some day... and extended until 2018? Cannot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Off topic: Is the "go the the latest post"...

Off topic: Is the "go the the latest post" working for anyone?

It just brings me to the last page... even though I click on the little arrow. Lower quality here than the Onkyo with the 24 Hz bug...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Most manuals for these devices are pretty...

Most manuals for these devices are pretty terrible at giving specifics. But the truth is ... this line is completely accurate. Most, if not all, non-4K TVs will show a blank picture if you enable...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3,370
Views: 343,774
Posted By MadMyers
Agree about looking in the manual. However,...

Agree about looking in the manual.

However, doesn't it vent (push air out) in the front?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-04-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Wryker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1353988/official-sony-vpl-hw30-a-es-owners-thread/3240#post_24792691)

Quote:Originally...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Mine started flickering like you describe. Most...

Mine started flickering like you describe. Most only visible with bright white scenes. Switching brightness level solved it for a bit. But it ultimately, after two months or so, flickered all the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by primetimeguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9660#post_24781410)
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2014, 12:27 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zeus33 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9630#post_24747790)
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by morbidcorpse http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9630#post_24747662)

I've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bkreger http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9600#post_24707755)

Sometimes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Barrettmr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9570#post_24671502)

Issue...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NODES http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9540#post_24644888)
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By MadMyers
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Fishtank http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9540#post_24643730)
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