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post #331 of 488
I am now having mixed feelings about the Sony 4K. I lust for it, but, no HDMI 2.0 and no HDCP 2.2 among other things. And then I read somewhere that the released price in Japan is around 9 grand or so. I've decided to wait and see what happens at CES. I might get a med-high end JVC or Epson and wait until the industry gets the standards ironed out.

More concrete decisions are:
135" AT screen
LCR JTR Noesis 228HT
Surround and Rear Surround - JTR Slanted HT's
3 Subs - PSA XS30's

Seats - 2 rows of 3. I had a quote from one company that was around 30 grand so I found essentially the same thing on Overstock.com for about $2300 - delivered...... sigh
Edited by buzzard767 - 10/16/13 at 10:38am
post #332 of 488
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Originally Posted by buzzard767 View Post

I am now having mixed feelings about the Sony 4K. I lust for it, but, no HDMI 2.0 and no HDCP 2.2 among other things. And then I read somewhere that the released price in Japan is around 9 grand or so. I've decided to wait and see what happens at CEDIA. I might get a med-high end JVC or Epson and wait until the industry gets the standards ironed out.

More concrete decisions are:
135" AT screen
LCR JTR Noesis 228HT
Surround and Rear Surround - JTR Slanted HT's
3 Subs - PSA XS30's

Seats - 2 rows of 3. I had a quote from one company that was around 30 grand so I found essentially the same thing on Overstock.com for about $2300 - delivered...... sigh

The Sony VW1000ES with upgrade, VW1100ES and VW600ES all have HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0.
Strange message, since it was posted today, but says, "will wait for CEDIA."
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post #333 of 488
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Originally Posted by AV Science Sales 5 View Post

The Sony VW1000ES with upgrade, VW1100ES and VW600ES all have HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0.
Strange message, since it was posted today, but says, "will wait for CEDIA."

Oops. CES. Too much on my mind today. The 600ES with the FMP-X1 are at the top of my list and maybe Sony will do something about the price before my move in date of late June, 2014.
post #334 of 488
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Oops. CES. Too much on my mind today. The 600ES with the FMP-X1 are at the top of my list and maybe Sony will do something about the price before my move in date of late June, 2014.

Now it makes sense. smile.gif
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post #335 of 488
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Originally Posted by SOWK View Post

Updated post 1 with links to members theater pictures if you had any.

http://imgur.com/a/xmFbo

If you wanted to link mine. I can put the pictures somewhere else if you didn't wanna link to Imgur.

Thanks!
post #336 of 488
Thread Starter 
Done.

If you guys notice there are quite a few members in and around the WI area. Thanks for joining the thread.
Edited by SOWK - 11/16/13 at 11:27pm
post #337 of 488
Looks like a great setup.

Mike
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Hey gang: I'm in Delafield...I may be bending things a bit here as I don't have a dedicated room just yet, but...

I usually rock an 88" screen at 11 feet, but I'm using the PJ outside with a 150" screen for the summer and it's just easier to "suffer" with the 60" Kuro for a few months rather than keep swapping it back and forth...



Equipment:

Display: Pioneer Kuro 6020 PDP

Projector: Panasonic AR 100

AVR/PRO: Denon 4311

Amplification:
Main Room: Crown XLS 1500's Mains/Surround
Subwoofer: Crown xti 4002 w/ Behringer MIC 2200 for processing
Outdoor Theater: Niles SI 1200

Media Players:
Popcorn Hour A-400
Apple TV 3rd Gen
NAS: Synology 412+ with 12 TB's RAID 5

Disc player: Panasonic DMP-BDT 230

Power: Panamax PM 5300

Speakers:

11 Speaker Definitive Array:

Mains: BP 2000's
Center: CLR 3000
Wides: BP 20's
Heights: BPVX's
Side Surrounds: UIW 65's
Rears: BPVX's

Subwoofers:

(2) DIY Dual Dayton HO 18"s in ~ 7.5 sealed cabinet.

Speaker stands, A/V component cabinet, art, subwoofers, tables, all DIY.

I'll post pics with screen when I have it up very soon. Loving all of the rooms I'm seeing here!

take care

EDIT: oops, I found this thread on a whim and didn't know it was in the $3,000+ PJ area. Mods please delete if necessary.

Also just noticed this pic was taken before I re-added my wides...I'll correct that too.

James
post #338 of 488
Wow. I randomly checked the SOWK thread and saw this.
Great to hear from you Wayne.

Mike
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Ok guys I'm sort of back rolleyes.gif
Many life changes within the past year and a half. Yes Mark,the shiny boxes are still here as well as the Catalysts. More to come later but did some bartering/cash and added a captivator 2400 to my Paradigm signature S8 setup upstairs. Again I will update more a bit later. Nice to see that everyone is still around and doing well. Room has been updated for a few years now and new pics are in my profile. I've missed talking to some of you guys here and you know who you are biggrin.gif
post #339 of 488
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Originally Posted by funlvr1965 View Post

For those of us with the Oppo Bdp-83 and don't care about 3D,does it makes sense to upgrade? What would we be gaining from a video standpoint?

What I'm currently looking for is a Bluray player that can sound as awesome as a stand alone high end CD player. I'm hearing good things about the 103 & 105 in this regard .
I thought it was cool enough to do so.
I didn't get a 93.
I needed the 83 in another room anyway.

Mike
post #340 of 488
Guys, just found this thread and thought some of you might be interested in a GTG I am having on nov. 2nd. Check this link and let me know if you are intersetd.

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1493603/se-wisconsin-jtr-gtg-2013#post_23844799
post #341 of 488
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I've signed up on your thread. Did you need me to bring anything?
post #342 of 488
No need to bring anything. We will have beer, soda and pizza. I figured as long as its after noon beer should be available. Actually as long as its past noon somewhere it should be available!
post #343 of 488
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I don't drink, so your beer is safe from me. smile.gif haha.
post #344 of 488
A little update on my build...it's been a while since I was in this thread. It's been over 4½ years since I started building my theater, but finally the end is in sight. My Panasonic PT-AE8000U should be next week! I have a lot of little things to wrap up, but I'm getting excited!
post #345 of 488
I'm in Muskego, just dropping in to say Hi smile.gif

I'm currently working on putting a room into my basement. It will be a bar, movie, entertainment area, so not completely dedicated to theater. I'm trying to decide on a projector/screen combo right now. Looking for a fixed screen, probably 110-120" diagonal and a projector that will be ceiling mounted anywhere from 10-20' away. I'm currently thinking of the Sony HW50ES (or new HW55ES) or the Epson 5030 or 6030. Anyone have comments about either one of those? I'll be using it a lot for football games and movies.
post #346 of 488
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I recommend the Sony's as they are very good calibration wise out of the box, and built very well.
post #347 of 488
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I'm in Muskego, just dropping in to say Hi smile.gif

I'm currently working on putting a room into my basement. It will be a bar, movie, entertainment area, so not completely dedicated to theater. I'm trying to decide on a projector/screen combo right now. Looking for a fixed screen, probably 110-120" diagonal and a projector that will be ceiling mounted anywhere from 10-20' away. I'm currently thinking of the Sony HW50ES (or new HW55ES) or the Epson 5030 or 6030. Anyone have comments about either one of those? I'll be using it a lot for football games and movies.

Sent you a PM. smile.gif
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post #348 of 488
SOWK,

When you get a chance, could you measure your screen opening in your screen wall for me? No hurry, just need to know the size for when I build the screen wall.

The bathroom is getting close to being finished and once that's done I can actually start to finish the theater. The studs are up and most of the electrical is run in there so it should be too much longer (I hope).
post #349 of 488
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The opening is the exact same as the screen material aka viewable surface area . The frame is what hangs off the 2x4's
post #350 of 488
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Originally Posted by Jailguy View Post

A little update on my build...it's been a while since I was in this thread. It's been over 4½ years since I started building my theater, but finally the end is in sight. My Panasonic PT-AE8000U should be next week! I have a lot of little things to wrap up, but I'm getting excited!

I forgot to mention that my screen is an AT DIY 130" 2.40:1 made with Spandex. I can't believe how good it looks, especially for the price.
post #351 of 488
Greetings from Green Bay. Just found this site a couple weeks ago as I am in the process of updating my home theater (for movies, 3D, sports, and maybe gaming). Looking to buy the Sony HW55ES and then potentially move from my 106" to a 119". Not sure if I should stay with 16:9 or go to a new format. If I do update my screen, I will want it to be 4k ready as I will probably update again in a few years.

I do have a few more purchases I am considering and would love some local feedback:

Need to buy a 3D blue Ray player - Was planning on PS4 but read it will not support 3D blue ray - plus won't play the ~40 PS3 games my boys own. Leaning toward the Oppo 103. I noticed that quite a few members have the 103D version. Would it be better to have a Darblet 5000 connected to projector so all video sources (BD, DirectTV, maybe PS3 or 4) would be improved as opposed to buying the 103D version - or am I missing something? Also, do I understand correctly that I could connect my Direct TV through the 103 for a better image?

Sorry, that I have so many questions, but I have been out of pocket on major advances over the past 8 years. I am researching a ton but have a long way to go. Will certainly need everything calibrated in the end. Any advice on finding a quality local technician would could do this?

Thanks,

David
post #352 of 488
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Originally Posted by C56spd View Post

If I do update my screen, I will want it to be 4k ready as I will probably update again in a few years.

Based on that I assume you only need 2K electronics for now.

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Originally Posted by C56spd View Post

Need to buy a 3D blue Ray player - Was planning on PS4 but read it will not support 3D blue ray - plus won't play the ~40 PS3 games my boys own. Leaning toward the Oppo 103. I noticed that quite a few members have the 103D version. Would it be better to have a Darblet 5000 connected to projector so all video sources (BD, DirectTV, maybe PS3 or 4) would be improved as opposed to buying the 103D version - or am I missing something? Also, do I understand correctly that I could connect my Direct TV through the 103 for a better image?

The 103 (I have one) has an HDMI input so yes you can run Direct TV through it. If you want Darbee tech and have more inputs than BD and Direct TV consider this: Run the BD, Direct TV, and all other inputs through a receiver and put a Darblet 5000 between it and the PJ. You can save $500 by using a Panasonic BD player (very accurate - I have 3). You lose SACD capability if you care.


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Will certainly need everything calibrated in the end. Any advice on finding a quality local technician would could do this?

I can take care of you with everything from a basic calibration using the PJ's controls to full blown external processor 3D LUT calibration. Access the site in my signature and download the LUT Brochure.
post #353 of 488

good,.I'd love to find out what the rest of the Wisconsin faithful have setup. Now that the packers are out of it, I should have some more time for movies. That's my positive spin

qhWv

post #354 of 488
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Now that the packers are out of it . .

Not so fast. . .rolleyes.gif
post #355 of 488
Thread Starter 
UPDATES:

Media Player - Oppo 103D
AMP: Parasound A31
Center Channel: Vandersteen 2CE Signature MKII




Edited by SOWK - 11/25/13 at 11:30am
post #356 of 488
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If anyone is in the Milwaukee Area, and would like to get a free calibration of their 500ES or 600ES. Please stop by for a freebie. (It will take a couple of hours to do a full calibration) I would love to see this unit in my theater room.

Or if someone wants to ship to me, and I can ship back, that would work too. I have done this with AVS members before.
post #357 of 488
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Originally Posted by SOWK View Post

If anyone is in the Milwaukee Area, and would like to get a free calibration of their 500ES or 600ES. Please stop by for a freebie. (It will take a couple of hours to do a full calibration) I would love to see this unit in my theater room.

Or if someone wants to ship to me, and I can ship back, that would work too. I have done this with AVS members before.

You really want to see one badly, eh? Me too. smile.gif Mine should be installed sometime in the spring but I can't move into the house until the second half of June. Meanwhile, you'll need to take your offer to the recipients homes because to properly calibrate it has to be done off their screen, in their viewing environment.
post #358 of 488
SOWK

Your theater build is my favorite on this site . I really like how clean and symmetrical everything is !
post #359 of 488
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Thank you very much. I appreciate the comments
post #360 of 488
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Originally Posted by J View Post

SOWK

Your theater build is my favorite on this site . I really like how clean and symmetrical everything is !
I was thinking the same thing. One of the reasons I like my component rack is that it not only looks good but allows for different configurations and components. SOWK, your front stage is the same for the front speakers and sub configurations. The set up looks great, must sound great and lets you easily make changes if you feel like it (so much room behind the screen). Truly well done.
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