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Old 03-08-2019, 09:44 AM
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^^^ Super Cool, thanks for sharing Terry!



Hi Ivan,


Hey it's kinda nice when the older guys put out the (Effort & Time) to stay in contact with one another.


Heck I've got buddies that live within an hour of where I'm sitting and never-ever even hear from them anymore.


Luv the Home Theater since it's latest Up-Dates.




Terry


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Pre-Amp: Marantz AV8805
Blu-Ray Player: Panasonic UB820 4K Blu-ray player
Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Player
Projector: JVC RS4500 Laser
Screen: Stewart (Firehawk) 1.35 gain 123" 16x9 W/4-Way Remote Masking
Speakers: JM Lab Utopia Mezzo Front, Center Utopia, Side Utopia, Rear Mini Utopia
Subwoofers: 4-Mirage BPS400 sitting on 4 "Auralex Great Gramma" pads
Cables: Transparent TW Plus w/Plus Bricks
Amps: Classe', 2-CA201, 3-CAM350
Power Conditioners: 1-Richard Gray RGPC-1200S, 7-RGPC-400S
Panamax MB1500 Back up Power Unit for JVC RS4500
Cooling: 3-sets of Z-Fans, Cool-Stack I, Suncourt Variable Speed Thru Wall Fan
ATM (Active Thermal Management)
Mid Atlantic: Track 50" rack slide out
Sanus CFR1620 Rack W/Middle Atlantic 4-Post H/D Shelves
Room Acoustic: Acoustic Innovations panels
Seating: Ekornes Stressless Wave
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Old 03-09-2019, 04:54 PM
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Hi Prepress,


Yes I have that as my buddy sent me that with other 4K disc.






Also he sent this one to me and it's an Awesome looking & sounding arrangement.






















Terry
I can see the photos now. Not sure why I couldn't before. They're still amazing. A lot of work went into this setup. I imagine it sounds as good as the pictures suggest, too!
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Old 03-10-2019, 11:06 AM
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I can see the photos now. Not sure why I couldn't before. They're still amazing. A lot of work went into this setup. I imagine it sounds as good as the pictures suggest, too!
prepress,


I'm glad you now can and did get to see the pictures I posted.


The newly greatly up-dated HT is truly awesome sounding as well as the now totally outstanding video portion.


As my wife said once it was completed and she was walking up the stairs to it.
Terry it now looks like a Commercial Theater and to me that said it all.




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Up-Dated March 2019

Pre-Amp: Marantz AV8805
Blu-Ray Player: Panasonic UB820 4K Blu-ray player
Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Player
Projector: JVC RS4500 Laser
Screen: Stewart (Firehawk) 1.35 gain 123" 16x9 W/4-Way Remote Masking
Speakers: JM Lab Utopia Mezzo Front, Center Utopia, Side Utopia, Rear Mini Utopia
Subwoofers: 4-Mirage BPS400 sitting on 4 "Auralex Great Gramma" pads
Cables: Transparent TW Plus w/Plus Bricks
Amps: Classe', 2-CA201, 3-CAM350
Power Conditioners: 1-Richard Gray RGPC-1200S, 7-RGPC-400S
Panamax MB1500 Back up Power Unit for JVC RS4500
Cooling: 3-sets of Z-Fans, Cool-Stack I, Suncourt Variable Speed Thru Wall Fan
ATM (Active Thermal Management)
Mid Atlantic: Track 50" rack slide out
Sanus CFR1620 Rack W/Middle Atlantic 4-Post H/D Shelves
Room Acoustic: Acoustic Innovations panels
Seating: Ekornes Stressless Wave
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Old 03-26-2019, 11:52 AM
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Post Speaking of the JVC RS4500 Laser projector and it's performance ...

Good morning guys,

You know I was thinking of posting this a few different places on AVS.
Then the more I thought about it I actually think I much prefer to (Share) this with my fellow owners and even prospective owners.

You know as so many of us know we can always see & read all the on going, never-ever-ending (Negative) comments on any given projector.
That includes the JVC RS4500 when it very 1st was introduced to the market place by Magazine Reviewers as well as New Owners.
Then JVC in a very-very short Time-Frame JUMPED up and made Firmware changes and then the same Magazine-Reviewers and of course the New Owners were THRILLED with it.
And after all the extensive research I have done before & actually after I purchased mine my (Opinion) is the RS4500 is simply "AWESOME".
I now have 1,300 Hours Plus on mine already in less than 5-months of ownership.
And because of what I have seen, read, and personally observed from it's performance brings me to this very post.

I watched the complete Limited NETFLIX Series GODLESS yesterday with no interruption.
I started really early and completed all 7-episodes that evening so it was a long series for one sitting but me being retired I can do that sort of thing.
I actually streamed it using my ROKU Ultra and it was in HDR 5.1 Audio and it was flawless with the video as well as the audio.
Guys, if your a fellow that loves WESTERNS ???
This is not to be missed I promise you but if you are a family man with smaller children you might want to view it Without them.

Now to the reason I'm sharing this ...............
The series is without doubt Adult material but if you like Westerns that have ACTION, NUDITY, Bad-Guys, Good-Guys, great Story-Line and then as a real bonus.
It's in HDR with 5.1 Audio and viewing it my RS4500 automatically switched to (High-Laser) so guys the Bright Scenes were AMAZING and the Detail was perfect.
Colors were as one would expect from an HDR movie and especially viewing on the 4500 laser.
This to me was just as good as if it were on a 4K HDR disc.
I couldn't believe the BRIGHT Scenes in the daytime as they were Jaw-Dropping guys !!!
The Detail as I said was as perfect as anyone would ever hope to be viewing.

Now, some of you know I have a dedicated (DARK-BLACK-CAVE) for viewing.
You also in some cases know that I'm viewing on a Stewart Firehawk 1.35 gain, 120" 16x9 W/4 way remote masking screen.
(For those wondering how frequently I use the masking I did on this NETFLIX GODLESS series)
I also have a Samsung HVAC unit to cool the H/T and especially the RS4500.
Well, here are the facts guys as to my experience yesterday with my system and streaming the NETFLIX GODLESS series.
I had the Samsung preset at 74-degrees and set the fan on low the day before.
I did not change the temperature to a lower setting I left it right where it was to see what would take place with the 4500 and it's internal fans.
Happy to report to you guys interested the fans NEVER-EVER RAMPED-UP to the TURBO-Mode.
In-Fact I checked them all through the day as I came and went with putting my hands up to the Front-Air-Deflectors.
I'm not the expert on how many speeds the internal fans have but if they are simply like the Samsung on Automatic those speeds vary according to the heat generated and the H/T temperature.
They were not on LOW for sure but they never ramped-up to the really high-speeds and certainly not the Turbo-Mode.
So there was no real need for me to have the H/T temperature at the 73-degrees as I have had in the past.
And I think this was a really good test as I was watching this series all day long and into the early evening.

You know as I sit here at this computer I'm really trying my best to think of what I think you guys might like to know.
Okay, my (Opinion), if you have not watched something in HDR or 4K Ultra HDR on specifically (HIGH-LASER) on a smaller screen like mine with Gain you cannot maybe truly appreciate why I am so THRILLED with my given set-up.
(I should mention mine (RS4500) was Custom Calibrated along with the Audio by Chad B)
I'm serious guys if you were to see the GODLESS NETFLIX Series in my H/T when the DAYLIGHT scenes were shown you just cannot believe what the RS4500 can produce for BRILLIANCE/BRIGHT image wise.
I'm saying as a Fact from my personal observations the RS4500 is truly a Bad-Ass-Machine and will remain so no matter what comes down the pike with newer development.
Anyone that can get one of these and has a normal size screen that JVC built & designed it for will Never-Ever IMHO be disappointed.

You will also notice that Chad B set-up my Marantz AV8805 to automatically change to the best audio selection as it did here.

Here are some pictures below I took to share with you as always.
A post of mine without pictures guys just wouldn't really be me, now would it.

NETFLIX GODLESS Link below,
https://www.netflix.com/title/80097141


























Terry

JVC RS4500 Laser Projector:
My "New" Home Theater Up-Dates with Pictures, March 6th, 2019 .
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/15-ge...st-2018-a.html



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Up-Dated March 2019

Pre-Amp: Marantz AV8805
Blu-Ray Player: Panasonic UB820 4K Blu-ray player
Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Player
Projector: JVC RS4500 Laser
Screen: Stewart (Firehawk) 1.35 gain 123" 16x9 W/4-Way Remote Masking
Speakers: JM Lab Utopia Mezzo Front, Center Utopia, Side Utopia, Rear Mini Utopia
Subwoofers: 4-Mirage BPS400 sitting on 4 "Auralex Great Gramma" pads
Cables: Transparent TW Plus w/Plus Bricks
Amps: Classe', 2-CA201, 3-CAM350
Power Conditioners: 1-Richard Gray RGPC-1200S, 7-RGPC-400S
Panamax MB1500 Back up Power Unit for JVC RS4500
Cooling: 3-sets of Z-Fans, Cool-Stack I, Suncourt Variable Speed Thru Wall Fan
ATM (Active Thermal Management)
Mid Atlantic: Track 50" rack slide out
Sanus CFR1620 Rack W/Middle Atlantic 4-Post H/D Shelves
Room Acoustic: Acoustic Innovations panels
Seating: Ekornes Stressless Wave
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Old 04-11-2019, 10:34 AM
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Hi Terry,

I noticed you were using aurelex pad and wondered about your opinion of them and what kind of difference you noticed?
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Old 04-11-2019, 11:18 AM
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Hi Terry,

I noticed you were using aurelex pad and wondered about your opinion of them and what kind of difference you noticed?
Hi Doug,


These pictures were taken back in 2011 when I did at that time I did major changes.


In my case the pads were actually dual-purpose.
On the back wall to the H/T is the kitchen and of course cabinets on that wall.
So, Cathy (Wife) was worn-out on the dishes vibrating when I was in the H/T doing my thing.
They pretty much stopped that from happening.
Of course they didn't 100% stop it but greatly helped !!!


The other sets that were under the Mirage BPS400 sub-woofers in the Left & Right front area of the H/T and isolated them from the floor below.
My H/T is actually a bonus room over the 2 1/2 car garage below.


Now, how much of a difference do they make in actual (improved-Sound-Bass)
That buddy I really, honestly think would call for someone way the heck over my abilities for Audio.


I can say overall if the decision was to be made again I would do the exact same thing for sure.


Here are the pictures of the Techs sizing & cutting them to fit as perfect as possible under the four (4) Mirage BPS400 sub-woofers below.
Those guys were really-really good.












































Terry
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Up-Dated March 2019

Pre-Amp: Marantz AV8805
Blu-Ray Player: Panasonic UB820 4K Blu-ray player
Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Player
Projector: JVC RS4500 Laser
Screen: Stewart (Firehawk) 1.35 gain 123" 16x9 W/4-Way Remote Masking
Speakers: JM Lab Utopia Mezzo Front, Center Utopia, Side Utopia, Rear Mini Utopia
Subwoofers: 4-Mirage BPS400 sitting on 4 "Auralex Great Gramma" pads
Cables: Transparent TW Plus w/Plus Bricks
Amps: Classe', 2-CA201, 3-CAM350
Power Conditioners: 1-Richard Gray RGPC-1200S, 7-RGPC-400S
Panamax MB1500 Back up Power Unit for JVC RS4500
Cooling: 3-sets of Z-Fans, Cool-Stack I, Suncourt Variable Speed Thru Wall Fan
ATM (Active Thermal Management)
Mid Atlantic: Track 50" rack slide out
Sanus CFR1620 Rack W/Middle Atlantic 4-Post H/D Shelves
Room Acoustic: Acoustic Innovations panels
Seating: Ekornes Stressless Wave

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