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  1. Home Theater Projectors
    Hi everyone, Is it necessary to cover a ceiling mounted projector when it's off to protect it from dust? I had a wall mounted one (180cm high approx) and the motherboard died as a result of too much dust - at least that's what the repair guy said. Some people say dust settles and won't affect...
  2. Home Audio Speakers
    I donot have a separate room as a home theatre. In my living room i have placed the psb speakers. Is ther a way to keep off the dust settling on the speakers.
  3. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hi guys, What do you guys use to clean dust/fingerprints, etc. from your hdtv screens? I have a Samsung LED and want to do some cleaning on the glass. I went to Amazon and see the "MagicFiber® Premium Microfiber Cleaning Cloths - For Tablet, Cell Phone, Laptop, LCD TV Screens and Any Other...
  4. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    back on August 19, 2013 I wrote that my Onkyo 706 had bit the dust. I contacted Onkyo repair and was advised that the unit was no longer repairable(unavailability of parts). I inquired as to what the repair cost would be to repair my 809 if the HDMI board failed. I was quoted between $300 and...
  5. Home Theater Projectors
    My projector is in the family room/den and I'm looking to find either a custom made or off the shelf dust cover for it. I have collectables in the same room and I notice how much dust they collect. I have a PT-AE2000 which is just a big black box so I don't think it would be hard to find some...
  6. Home Audio Speakers
    pushed in the dust cover on my 30 yo Yamaha speaker; still works fine. Is there an easy way to get it out?
  7. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a Denon receiver that is not enclosed in a cabinet. Will the dust bother the receiver or is it actually better to have it in the open because of the heat.
  8. Home Theater Projectors
    Hey all - I just bought a Panasonic PT-AE4000U Projector a few weeks ago. (Less than 2 weeks up and running!). I finally got all the initial glitches sorted out - and now am sitting down to finally truly enjoy the unit. While watching something very bright - I noticed a spec on the screen. I...
  9. Home Theater Projectors
    I have an AE-2000U and it appears I have dust behind the front lens. I see no "easy" way to even get in there with some air to blow the dust out. The specks create very slight green dots on the screen during extremely dark scenes. Help! Thanks.
  10. Home Theater Projectors
    I'm really enjoying reading all of the advice and reviews on the Shack. I read a couple of threads that indicated they were having dust issues with their projectors. Is dust a real issue to be contended with? Do projectors like the AE4000 have filters or some other kind of protection against dust?
  11. Samsung
    Having read a lot about this unit, my expectations are "aligned". Here's the story; Samsung HL-R5067WAX/WAA (Dec/05) Lamp failed. I replaced my lamp (BP96-01073A(P) and color wheel with Samsung OEM replacement parts. Picture was perfect for an hour then 'scrambled' and is replaced by green /...
  12. Home Audio Speakers
    Well my fear came true last night, my 2 year old daughter knocked the cover off on one of my Mission towers in the living room and pushed in the dust cap on the tweeter. My question can this be fixed and is it possible that more damage was done to the tweeter? I've heard that using a vacuum can...
  13. Home Theater Projectors
    Well, I think I'm going to tackle cleaning the indisde of my SanyoZ2 projector. There are now about 5 noticeable dust blobs showing up on my screen when watching movies and its getting distracting particularly during dark sections of movies. So here is my question, how do I go about doing this...
  14. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Ready to delve into my first sub build, and am ready for some advice. I have an idea on how I would like to approach it, but obviously I'll need that nudge in the right direction... So the basics: Room Size - 14X15 w/ 7'ceilings 3' opening to kitchen. (this is living room) Current...
  15. Home Theater Projectors
    Hello, Dust blobs can happen anytime, and it can quickly kill the viewing experience. Some people have successfully used compressed air through their projector to remove it. Are you for this method or for sending the projector to a service center?
  16. Optoma
    One day short a month ago I purchased the Optoma HD70 projector from Circuit City in Cordlandt, New York. I paid cash and the sales person told me the store had a one month warranty. Well I set up the projector in my screening room with the Toshiba HD XA2 and was very happy with the results...
  17. Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Mitsubishi WS 48413 (Calibrated by Craig Rounds 11-05) Denon AVR3805 Denon DVD2900 RCA DVR40 (modded to 200 Hours with WeaKnees TwinBreeze) JBL S38II's JBL S Center II JBL Venue Balcony (new surrounds 6-06) SVS PB12 NSD/2 (recently upgraded from ISD's 7-06) PS2 Better/BestDeal/BlueJeans Cables...