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  1. jmorissette84
    11-06-2017 01:55 PM
    Hi. I have a question, what made you decide to switch to a TV over the projector? The reason I ask is because I have the same projector that you had and as of last week I am currently on my third lamp in under 18 months. Did you have the same issue? If not that's fine, I just thought I'd ask because you had the same one. Take care.
  2. ROSS.T.G.
    09-13-2017 03:20 PM
    Good stuff. The pic's look like it's a dedicated room. I was reluctant to paint it black but even with the lights on the room looks great. I really like the look.

    Drapes are a nice choice though, will look great.
  3. Bullitt
    09-13-2017 02:37 PM
    Thanks.....I'd love to paint it darker,always loved a deep red but at the moment no,I am planning on putting drapes up around the screen to help with the contrast.

    I do like how you have finished yours with the black,if I had a dedicated room then the ceiling and all would get done.

    That's kinda what I'm going for although that is more pink than the deep red I will use.
  4. dobyblue
    08-18-2017 05:00 PM
    ha, no I'm not - I'm actually Scottish, grew up in the Cayman Islands and been in Canada since I was 19 (1993). But I do like some french expressions, they flow nicely. I was taught Spanish at school in Cayman, went to boarding school in the UK in 1985 for a year and that was French 2nd language, back to Cayman and Spanish for a few years, more boarding school in the UK in 1988 which taught French, by the time I left high school I could only speak three languages - English, Stereo and Bad. =D
  5. Bullitt
    07-31-2017 08:16 AM
    Thanks for the feedback on my home set-up.....are the pics rotated when you view them?
    They appear straight when I view them.
  6. tommygunz
    05-22-2017 03:59 AM
    Boss Ross! Got my copy of XXX Return of Xander Cage 3d today! Can't to watch it on the 5030!!!!!! Tuesday is logan and get out bluray for me. Yeah, we are pretty lucky��
  7. ROSS.T.G.
    04-25-2017 01:37 PM
    I spoke with Michael Chen who is a highly respected THX calibrator in North America and he claims projectors need to calibrated every 800 hours because they shift. So even hiring someone to calibrate is a waste of money if it means it's only accurate for 800 hours. I spoke with Calman and many people online and they all confirm that in order to get a truly accurate image you need a very expensive meter. That's why these guys charge $500. Their equipment is worth more than a new car $30,000. How can a cheap $500-$1000 compete with that. After learning this I reset my 5030 in THX mode and made no changes. Spears and Munsil shows no clipping of any kind. For the first time I'm actually paying attention to the movies I watch now and not on the image. My wife is also happier that I'm not fussing around anymore lol.

    So save your money and enjoy your beautiful new toy!
  8. ROSS.T.G.
    04-25-2017 01:31 PM
    Nothing is better than upgrading a projector!

    I'll be honest and recommend that you save your money on purchasing calibration gear. The reason is because cheaper light meters will not give you a more accurate picture than the default cinema mode that your JVC features. I SPENT $1000 on Calman and a cheap meter and the results are not accurate. The software shows accurate numbers but when I test with my Spears and WOW disc and blu-rays the image is way off. A cheap meter can't read dark grayscale which means I have red push and poor gamma tracking. I've spent sooo much time and money on calibrating my displays and I enjoy them much more in default picture modes like my THX mode in my Epson 5030. Skin tones, color, contrast looks much better and accurate.
  9. pacman9270
    04-24-2017 11:58 PM
    Thanks! I'm loving it so far. For a $1500 difference, the Epson held its own. They do make a great projector. I'm now trying to figure out how to calibrate the JVC. I downloaded JVC's software. Now just need to get the equipment and its off to learning.
  10. pacman9270
    04-24-2017 02:17 PM
    Whatsup Ross! I did not get it ISF calibrated. Only used Disney WOW and Spears and Munsil discs for calibration. By the way, I just UPGRADED to a JVC X570R. Holy @#!$. What a difference. On an added note: I side-by-side compared this with the Epson 5040 and was amazed at both projectors. The JVC won because of taste and not performance.

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