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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    i have got it turned down to eco mode for when i have total darkness and it is pretty good. I havent had time to calibrate it yet but i know it will make a huge difference and i will probably turn it up to high power. just need some time off work (working 7 days a week currently)
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    UPDATE: since work has been keeping me so busy and i really havent had time to set up the unit, but i did sneak in a 200" screen on the wall and it pretty much covers the whole wall. WOW, since i am only watching the tv at night (and it gets dark around here by 5pm) light control isnt an issue...
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    i was pretty good at keeping the overlays in good shape, so i should be fine, i am thinking of just running it through an old VCR that i have kicking around. Also got a bunch of RCA video disc and three players, and a collection of laserdiscs. man my mom never throws out anything!:rolleyes:
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    I unpacked it last night and placed in on my end table by the couch for a quick test run, cables running everywhere! (LOL, no wife no kids no pets so should be good) Out of the box, set to cinema i was pretty impressed with the PQ, and most of the levels, although it seems to be a little warm...
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    I went ahead and picked up on at the local electronics store, they priced beat an online offer so I think i ended up getting a pretty good deal. Will be awaiting the projector mount that should be showing up next week,
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    thanks Jim, that confirms what i was seeing and sounds like it will work out great i think.
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    i am not oppose to changing to a different style, i have a throw distance of about 16ft, which is about what i have with the current setup, and with the light control the picture is great. i like the Panny PT-AR100U for the price, and have seen it in action and was impressed. thoughts?
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    time for an upgrade.....sort of

    about five years ago i purchase a sanyo plv-z5 for a home theater that I was building in my roommate's house. i had just moved in, and was bringing it along from the last place it was set up. Now I have a new home and am looking to replace the unit. It works flawlessly and i love it, but I...
  9. M

    LDs for sale

    pm sent!
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    LDs for sale

    pm sent
  11. M

    Laserdisc Collection FS: Some rare ones

    ship to canada?? if so i am interested! let me know
  12. M

    Monster subwoofer for sale in Manitoba

    Bought and loving it!!
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    Toshiba 56" Widescreen RPTV for sale. Cheap!

    man if i had the room!!! andrew is a great guy to deal with and i am telling everyone i know about this awesome deal good luck bud!!
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    Not too sure; Cleaning

    i got a screen cleaner from microsoft in the mail for lcd monitors that works well for getting rid of light dust, should be easy to find one not too expensive
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    what kind of spl meter should i get?

    thanks for the info, now i just have to find one! being in canada, the radio shacks were all bought out by circuit city an renamed the source, and they havent got a clue what a spl meter is! only thing i get is, 'oh we used to sell those!'
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    what kind of spl meter should i get?

    looking for a spl meter to calibrate my HT and several friends as well, and more after that if things work out ok. any recommendations??? TIA
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    any suggestions for a fledging HD DVD collection?

    thanks for the tips, guess u just scanned over my message, i already have the NIN HD DVD, and it is fantastic!! i was lucky enough to see them in concert during that tour but my seats were too far away to see all the details, now i can truly say that i have seen all the details!! plus the disc...
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    any suggestions for a fledging HD DVD collection?

    just enjoying the upconverting of my RCA, have batman begins, troy and NIN concert dvd on HD. any other suggestions to ispire awe in my guests? wife and i watch a ton of action movies. HT is in a dedicated room with a Z5, 92" widescreen and yamaha 7.1 with paradigm speaker set
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    How to connect AV setup

    not sure why you are sending video via component to the receiver when you are sending the video to the tv via HDMI. a simpler way to do it IMO is send all the video to the TV, via HDMI(and HDMI to DVI with the adapter) and then send all the audio to the receiver via optical. remember though the...
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    yamaha htr 5990 problem

    thanks for the help, well i got home and after adjusting the center channel in a whole lot of different ways, i tested the center channel, it is hooped. more accurately, the tweeter is not working, or the crossover inside the speaker is not working. going to take it in for an estimate to get...
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    yamaha htr 5990 problem

    not sure if it is the receiver or the speaker, but the center channel is really muddy sounding, all low no highs. center is a paradigm 370 v2. i am away from hom eright now, but will be travelling back home in the next couple of days. just wanted to bounce this problem off members here and see...
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    RCA HD DVD player

    thanks for the info
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    RCA HD DVD player

    as i await the arrival of my rca i am wondering if i can get the Dolby trueHD soundtracks thru HDMI or do i have to use the 5.1 analog outputs?? TIA
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    DTS Issue

    i was un aware of that, thanks for the info i have the older version with just the two audio tracks i learn something new everyday on this forum tony_n: enjoy the disc!!
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    DTS Issue

    but if memory serves me, the only option is DTS or 2 channel. or am i wrong? too many dvds to try and find it!! the problem of having your dvd un organized and in a binder!!
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    DTS Issue

    definitely the problem, ensure you are selecting DTS in the audio options on the disc
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    DTS Issue

    that might work
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    DTS Issue

    try hooking up both the fiber optic cable and a digital coxial cable fro the dvd to the AVR a dig pic might help
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