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  1. New to projection, need help with setup for a living room

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi all, I'm looking to get my first projector for a living room. I read through the guide in the sticky section. I have NOT bought a projector yet :) My living room is basically square but open on one side. It's about 15ft from one wall to the other. It has a few windows and there is ambient...
  2. Mobile Projection Solution

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello all. New member here and first time post. One of my clients is looking for a Projection solution. He provides financial services and at the moment has been mainly presenting his PowerPoint and Excel presentations on a Samsung 60" television. The television is affixed to the wall of his...
  3. Sony Projection Convertence issue

    Sony
    Hello folks, I have a Sony KP-57ws510 Projection screen television manufactured in 2004. Back in February of 2013 the convergence IC's took a dump and I replaced them with OEM Sonyo IC's and the television worked great for a little over three years until last week. This time the convergence is...
  4. Panasonic Projection Tv PT-53WX53G

    Testing
    I have a Panasonic Tv which the screen doesnt turn on when you turn on the power button, the red light flashes, I open the back on i notice some resistors burned out and other stuff on the board also, Im trying to do this as a project/hobby on fixing this tv, its been sitting for like 4 years. I...
  5. Projection Paint suggestions

    DIY Screens
    Hello, I have just recently bought a BenQ W1070 for my new house and due to having my room decorated soon I am now needing to choose a paint for the projection wall. The projector will be around 3.6m away from the wall at 1.00x zoom, which should give about a 108" inch screen. It can be moved...
  6. Toshiba DLP Projection Lamp Troubleshooting Question

    Toshiba
    I was just given a Toshiba 50MH66 DLP rear projection TV from my FIL. It was giving him some issues with the screen but it was working when he replaced it with a 4K LED this past winter. I just started trying to use it; sound but no video. Did dome troubleshooting and ordered a generic lamp...
  7. Projection paint advice.

    DIY Screens
    Hi, I will be setting up a dedicated room for my projector (Panasonic PT-AE700E) The screen area will be roughly 80" (diaginal) & projecter will be around 5 metres back from the screen (roof mounted). The room is about 5 by 8 metres with white walls & will be mainly used at night in dark but...
  8. AZ Black pearl projection paint

    DIY Screens
    I have been trying to get a black paint to use with my epson 3600e for better blacks and watch during the day as well. Previously made a Silver Grey Paint and it turned out great. Using the same paint made this AZ Black Pearl paint. Turned out nice did one coat for testing and it brought me...
  9. Anamorphic Projection

    Home Theater Projectors
    Does anyone have a link to affordable Anamorphic Projection lenses ? I am interested in this format for my HT that I will be building in the next year. I am new to PJ's as well. I will probably get something like the sony VPL-HW55ES or VPL-HW40ES. Do I need a lens for these ? I will only be...
  10. Pasty People Projection?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Whats up with the larger-than-life images on some of the new displays? I mean they look like the people are pasted onto a background. Surreal!!! Anybody else experience this at home? Is it something that you're just supposed to get used to after watching plasmas for a long time?
  11. My first projection system. Black Widow Ultra

    DIY Screens
    Hi guys. I am new here, and would like to thank MHI for showing me this forum. Respect to all you guys for all the hard work, and sharing your experience and knowledge with others. Like i mentioned at the beginning, this is my first post ( not counting paddle thread posts), and would like to...
  12. Black Widow For Stage Projection

    DIY Screens
    Posted this on another thread but I don't expect a response as the thread seems to be inactive. All apologies for posting multiple times. Would love some advice on a BW Ultra application for my stage setup. Essentially it's a custom 3D mapping sculpture that I designed and built myself, with...
  13. High Gloss projection screen??

    General Screen Discussion
    Is there such a thing??..I'm still kind of a newbie to projectors and screens..I now have an Epson 710HD and to me, it looks great!!..The only thing I miss is the bright,glossy image from my plasma tv...I'm happy with the clarity and contrast of the picture, I'm just missing a little "pop" of...
  14. Help with paint color/type for projection wall

    DIY Screens
    Hi, I am a new member - first post, so sorry if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I am in the process of finishing my basement and need help with the paint type and color to paint the wall that I will be projecting on. The following is my projector: - InFocus IN3118HD -...
  15. Projection or Plasma? HELP!!!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    All, As I was wrapping up my list of components for my new home theater (to be built as part of a 1900 sq ft basement finish), a fellow HT enthusiast asked why I was getting the Panasonic 65" ST60 over a projector. My honest answer is,"I don't know. I never really considered a projection...
  16. sony rear projection KF E50a10

    Sony
    i was getting a yellow tinge in the center of the screen and when i turned the tv off there appeared to be a darker image like a star. i replaced the projector module but the star still shows a bit and there is still some yellow tinge in the center of the picture, but the colour seem a bit...
  17. New to projection HT, hoping I made good choices...

    Home Theater Projectors
    I jumped the gun and started buying equipment for my dedicated basement theater room. The technical info about projectors and screens makes my head spin. Hopefully by giving my room size and my projector and screen info someone can tell me if they are compatible and make any recommendations...
  18. Sony KP-53SH30 - Projection TV - Convergence Issue

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Hello! I'm a new user to the forum, though I must admit i've solely registered for some help on this question: I have a Sony KP-53SH30 projection t.v. which is outputting the well known convergence issue these types of t.v.'s are known for. Though, I wanted to get some understanding and...
  19. Help with the Black Widow PFG DIY Projection Screen

    DIY Screens
    After the end of this years college football season I made a decison that I needed to change my current DIY projection screen to something that allows more ambient lighting without the lose of color and contrast. I reviewed several builds and decided on the Black Widow PFG route. It didn't...
  20. Closed cell expanded foam PVC sheets for making projection screens.

    DIY Screens
    We've talked about using various brands of closed cell expanded foam PVC sheets for making DIY projection screens in many threads here, I thought it might be a good idea to have a thread just for discussing these materials. These sheets are know by a number of names, and while there are subtle...
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