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  1. Optoma CinemaX P1 4K UHD/HDR Short Throw Laser Projector

    Home Theater Projectors
    Optoma's CinemaX P1 4K UHD/HDR Short Throw Laser Projector is scheduled to launch in the USA on September 15, 2019. Here's the .pdf spec sheet. Optoma states the peak luminance at up to 3,000 Nits. 4K refresh rate is 30Hz and the CinemaX P1 uses TI's .47 DMD DLP and an eight segment RGB color...
  2. LG HU85L 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector launch demo event at VE

    Home Theater Projectors
    Proud to announce that LG selected our company to be the launch partner for their new dual laser 4K HDR UST projector, HU85LA. LG's first allocation is scheduled to arrive in our store this Thursday, July 25th and our launch demo event is scheduled for Thursday, August 1 and Saturday, August...
  3. Ultra Short Throw

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello, Can you guys recommend a UST projector for PC video games mostly MMO, some movies and TV. I looked at this: LG PF1000UW, LG HF85JA, Philips HDP2510 Screeneo 2.0 and Optoma GT5500 or Epson EH-LS100 any recommendations. I would like to stay at or under 2K not counting the screen. Thanks.
  4. DIY Screen for a short throw projector

    DIY Screens
    Hi Everyone, I've been reading about DIY painted screens for a while now and but I just wanted a definitive answer for a specific question. Is there no DIY ALR painted that will work with a short throw projector (.5:1) throw ratio? Is my best bet then is to use a plain matte grey surface...
  5. Benq ht1085st or ht3050? Best short throw

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello all I'm very new to the forum. I just built my first home theater. 135" great screen. My room is only 9 feet by18 feet with the screen being 9' from the seating area. Which forces me to a short throw projector as I want at least 120" screen I bought the Benq ht1085st which is too short of...
  6. Short throw or not?

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    I basically have this question in another thread but I wanted to throw it in here as well. I have a lay out that is either going to put the projector directly above the couch where people will be viewing from which is about 10'5" from the screen or the projector (short throw) that can go in the...
  7. Best "Short Throw projector - Sub $1k - size issues

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    Looking for a better sub $1000 projector to pull a 175-220 diagonal image on a wall in a well lit room. Should be Short Throw, as room is 12-14 feet across I have the Optoma hd141, and it has a great image, but I cant get the image larger than 80" or so, and I want the whole wall. My issue is...
  8. JVC RS-46 :: Smaller throw distance results in darker picture ?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi guys. I'm facing this 'issue' of sort which I wanted to discuss. I'm trying to decide where to place my JVC RS-46 in my HT room, and have to pick from one of two potential locations. I placed the projector in both locations yesterday (using cardboard boxes to hoist the projector up) to see...
  9. Throw distance question

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have an Epson 3020 and I'm trying to get the projector closer to the screen so when the kids are sitting on the floor they don't in the way of the projector. When I use the projector central calculator it says the recommended distance is 15'7" for optimal picture. On the epson calculator it...
  10. Optimal throw distance

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    If the calculator is showing a throw range of 13.4' to 21' and I have the option to mount anywhere in that range what is best? Someplace in the middle? The calculator is showing a Image Brightness of 19 fL at 16' with a 1.4 gain 134" screen. I just didn't know if closer is better? This will...
  11. Help finding short throw projector

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    I was hoping someone could help me find some projector options. Here is my criteria: 1) Has to be a short throw projector because it will be used for both movies and a golf simulator. The simulator requires short throw so it is not too far behind the player and casting shadows. (Note the...
  12. Optimum throw

    Home Theater Projectors
    Got a question for you guys. I don't own a projector nor do I even have a place to put YET!:bigsmile: Both of those will change hopefully in the next few months. I'm thinking of getting the Epson 8350 and since I don't have a room yet and can pretty much build what ever I want in the basement is...
  13. Throw Distance >>>>

    General Screen Discussion
    I just stumbled onto this site by accident and let me say first off just reading for 20 min and i already re painted my screen and it looks 100pct better so thanks. Second. I have an Epson 8350 and im at 14-2 with the secreen size 106", which is what they spec'd on the calc. I was wondering if i...
  14. Reflecting off of a mirror to extend throw distance?

    General Screen Discussion
    I stumbled upon an old idea from 4 years ago in a 3D model of my old room that included a projector setup and a mirror that bounced the projected image to extend the available throw distance and thus increased the size of the image in confined areas. Setting aside a) Keystone distortion b) The...
  15. Front or rear projection, perhaps both, on ultra short throw system?

    DIY Screen Development and Testing
    Greetings fellow beings Me newbie and reading up on projection screens. Been a pleasure stumbling upon this thread and going through the knowledge shared here :T I am so inspired by the glass beads experiment, thanks, really!! Any updates on the beads front? Now I'm from India and not really...
  16. Throw distance question.

    General Screen Discussion
    I'm getting an Epson TW5500 and I have an approximate distance wall to wall of 4.2 meters to work with. I'm looking to get a 130" or 135" screen. If I place my projector on the wall (with a wall mount) there will be roughly 3.83 meters distance from the front of the projector to the adjacent...
  17. Screen size vs Throw distance

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi There I did a small Home theater setup in my home, and my friend likes it very much and asked me to help him do one at his home. I have a few questions about which projector to buy: *The throw distance is 6m/+-19ft. The reason for this is he doesn't want to drill through the ceiling so he...
  18. Throw Ratios and Corrective Elements

    Home Theater Projectors
    Generally we know that in oder to find our TR (throw ratio) we divide the native 16:9 image width into the distance from the screen to the projector's lens. However, those using prisms based anamorphic lenses with correction elements need to be aware that just because you have the right TR...
  19. About to Throw Denon Reciever out the Window

    System Setup and Connection
    Well, I thought I would give you guys a try before throwing this piece of junk out the window. I have a Denon AVR-1708 which is plugged into my PS3 through a Fiber Optic cable. I heard the PS3 sound start up and then nothing. I do not get any sound now. I plugged and unpluuged the cable. I...
  20. Big heavy long throw driver. What am I missing?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Howdy, Currently I have a Tempest in an EBS 210l ported enclosure with a redgum 250w plate amp. Recently I EQed my setup using REW and a BFD. I now have what I consider a nice sounding sub, extending well below 20hz thanks to room gain. And all the SPL I need. My question is, what would I...
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