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Old 04-23-2012, 12:36 PM   #16
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Ok I will

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Old 04-25-2012, 07:34 PM   #17
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This thing is amazingly cool. High resolution laser projector that fits in your hand. Output to it from your smartphone, laptop, tablet or whatever. ~$350.

http://www.microvision.com/showwxplus_hdmi/gallery.php

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Looks pretty cool sdsester! I'll check it out. Thanks!!
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:52 PM   #19
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This thing is amazingly cool. High resolution laser projector that fits in your hand. Output to it from your smartphone, laptop, tablet or whatever. ~$350.

http://www.microvision.com/showwxplus_hdmi/gallery.php
cool, sure. but good for a home theater ? = you better have pretty low expectations.

one important thing to look for in a projector = how quiet it is. some make enough noise to hear while watching a movie = not good.
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Point taken fix.. Thanks
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:33 PM   #21
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one important thing to look for in a projector = how quiet it is. some make enough noise to hear while watching a movie = not good.
Agreed - at how much is too much will depend on location. It will need to be quieter if its right above your head instead of at the back of the room (unless that is where you will be sitting)

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/ Has a lot of really good discussions and personal reviews of projectors (and just about every other kind of home theater equipment

They also have a great section for Home Theater room construction. I learned a lot of valuable lessons from there before and during the construction of my room.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:23 PM   #22
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Thanks exterous! I'll check that link out
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Old 04-28-2012, 09:53 AM   #23
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yeah, i was/am on AVS. that is where i learned also.

just get a quiet projector, to begin with. or you could build a "hush box". but then you would have heat issues.

and don't why about the "size" of the unit. actually, the larger ones are almost always better.
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:47 PM   #24
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What type of problems do Epson 8100's have? I have one, have been using it for the past year, and it works great!
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:01 PM   #25
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mine is not an epson. mine is a viewsonic precision pro 8100.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&c...Gs6A2QWfguXUAg
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:03 PM   #26
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oh. it has a banding problem = lines in the image. the problems were in the "end of run" production units.
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:39 AM   #27
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I went out and bought a optima projector and 10 foot screen Bose surround sound. I put the screen in the ceiling held the projector in my hand and backed away from screen to determine where to mount the projector to the ceiling here is my theater room not done yet I have stopped working on it due to flooding problem I am looking into.
I ran a 1 1/2 PVC pipe to my projector box so I can run video cables to it
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Looks like its going to be nice when you finish. Thanks ESCamilla!!
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:10 AM   #29
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Due to my flooding. I am going to put a custom entertainment stand 16 inches above floor level in the wall behind the screen to house a Sony blue ray player ( holds 400 DVDs )
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big screen. small sound.

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