As many of you are no doubt aware, either by my incessant reminding or the underwhelming deluge of content, I’m still in the middle of moving from Southern California to Franklin, Tennessee. I promise new content -including video -is coming in short order. Anyway, I was working on my new reference theater over the weekend [...]

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In this new episode of the Home Cinema Experience we dive into part two of our “IMAX-inspired” home theater project. In this episode I go over which projection screens are best to bring a bit of that IMAX flare to our home theater as well as discuss seating positions and they relate to viewing angle. [...]

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It’s no big surprise that flat panel displays are getting larger. Not only larger, but seemingly more affordable too. Because flat panel displays have gotten larger and more affordable, many within the front projection community -manufacturers and enthusiasts alike -have begun to question the need or relevance of front projectors in any environment outside of [...]

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A few weeks ago the news broke that IMAX was getting into the home theater game with the introduction of their IMAX Private Theatre program. While IMAX’s announcement hit the specialty AV space like a tsunami, there wasn’t a great deal of information given as to what having or purchasing an IMAX home theater truly [...]

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Introduction Lately I’ve been a bit outspoken about aspect ratios and the format most commonly referred to as anamorphic or 2.35:1. While many of my recent comments have been viewed as “attacks” against the aspect ratio or format, I insist they’re anything but. But in order to better understand maybe it’s best if I start at the beginning. [...]

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In this special episode of The Home Cinema Experience I take you behind the scenes for a brief look at my reference theater that I’ve built in order to test/review equipment as well as master my own independent films. Enjoy!  

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