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unless I missed something, there is nothing we can stream at 60 fps at this point, so you question is meaningless..
Thank you for the prompt response, however, the reason we all want hdmi 2.0 is to have the ability to stream 60fps. Since you can stream 30fps using hdmi 1.4, will it make that much difference if you have the ability to stream at the higher frames per second rate from a picture quality standpoint. Any thoughts are appreciated...,,
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B.c it is a bravia TV....

That is sonys line of TVs.
Cool..but what functional use is there to it?
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Thank you for the prompt response, however, the reason we all want hdmi 2.0 is to have the ability to stream 60fps. Since you can stream 30fps using hdmi 1.4, will it make that much difference if you have the ability to stream at the higher frames per second rate from a picture quality standpoint. Any thoughts are appreciated...,,
We'll let you know whenever some 60fps content to stream actually exists..
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Cool..but what functional use is there to it?
oh haha, it can mirror your tablet/android phone.
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We'll let you know whenever some 60fps content to stream actually exists..
Yes this is correct... No 60fps content avaliable sniff...
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Nuke, did you try Austin Jerry's settings? They look fantastic on my 65. Only diff is that I just cannot get use to Warm2 and use Warm1. I know it's technically not correct but it's more pleasing to me and that's what counts in the end .
Gerry
I did, but to my eye balls, the white balance on my particular panel needs a different setup than his.

I agree that Warm1 appears better out of the box. Warm2 seems really green to me, which is odd, since I've been watching another pretty decent set for years that does a good job in warm. (a sammy).

On the 900A, I can't seem to hit a grayscale that present the NTSC color bars with yellow and cyan in the right way. If I adjust hue to get cyan the same as my calibrated computer monitor, then the yellow bar is clearly too orange. When I get yellow right, then cyan is too blue.

I think if I can just get the white point of the greyscale established properly at D65, the rest will fall into place.
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I have been using AJs settings. Last night I decided to look at the Motionflow stuff. AJs settings has it set to "off". I flipped through them all and couldn't believe how dark the pic gets when you get to "clear plus" and beyond. Clear doesn't seem to have any affect on brightness. I have been running clear since yesterday but not sure that there is any diff between it and off? Anyone have any idea what the diff is or are using "clear"?
Thanks, Gerry
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I have been using AJs settings. Last night I decided to look at the Motionflow stuff. AJs settings has it set to "off". I flipped through them all and couldn't believe how dark the pic gets when you get to "clear plus" and beyond. Clear doesn't seem to have any affect on brightness. I have been running clear since yesterday but not sure that there is any diff between it and off? Anyone have any idea what the diff is or are using "clear"?
Thanks, Gerry
Mostly everything looks good with clear, but some shows/movies will get a really bad SOE.

Instead of toggling it on and off it is easier to leave off. I think sports look better on clear though.
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Mostly everything looks good with clear, but some shows/movies will get a really bad SOE.

Instead of toggling it on and off it is easier to leave off. I think sports look better on clear though.
Thanks for the reply. Now I understand- the old SOE thingy! I have not seen it yet but now I will understand the problem if it crops up.
Thanks again, Gerry
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I have been using AJs settings. Last night I decided to look at the Motionflow stuff. AJs settings has it set to "off". I flipped through them all and couldn't believe how dark the pic gets when you get to "clear plus" and beyond. Clear doesn't seem to have any affect on brightness. I have been running clear since yesterday but not sure that there is any diff between it and off? Anyone have any idea what the diff is or are using "clear"?
Thanks, Gerry
I was playing an Xbox 360 game, Dust: An Elysian Tail, which is a 2D smooth scrolling exploration/beat-em-up. In Game Scene, there was some smearing of detail when scrolling. In Custom Scene, with any Motionflow setting, this cleared right up, especially with Impulse, Clear Plus, and Clear. Clear was my favorite. I thought I saw a little jitter with Clear Plus. Impulse is great, but dark. I need to grab my HDMI splitter and another LCD display for a real comparison.

I also want to check the effect of Super Bit Mapping on scrolling.
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I was playing an Xbox 360 game, Dust: An Elysian Tail, which is a 2D smooth scrolling exploration/beat-em-up. In Game Scene, there was some smearing of detail when scrolling. In Custom Scene, with any Motionflow setting, this cleared right up, especially with Impulse, Clear Plus, and Clear. Clear was my favorite. I thought I saw a little jitter with Clear Plus. Impulse is great, but dark. I need to grab my HDMI splitter and another LCD display for a real comparison.

I also want to check the effect of Super Bit Mapping on scrolling.
I will have to try that out. I just picked up Last of us PS4 and with game mode on it has crazy motion blur. Of course when nothing was moving fast the picture looked unreal. I switched to just regular cinema mode with AJ's settings and it was better.

The real question......when switching out of game mode what the input lag is Game Mode vs Any other mode.
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I ended up pulling the trigger tonight on an "open box" display model of the XBR65X900A at BB for $2,174.99. I used $105 in rewards money for a total of $2,069.99 plus sales tax. Should receive it in a couple days. It was between the 900A and a Samsung 65" F8000. My wife likes the 900A looks over the Samsung's F8000. I didn't care either way, just wanted a good deal... I think I got it.
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Just returned a defective Sharp 70SQ for the 65X900a. Glad I did as the picture is amazing.. but, I have light from the screen leaking through the left edge of the bottom-right speaker. Just trying to see if this is a common occurrence or if I should swap this one out.
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Just returned a defective Sharp 70SQ for the 65X900a. Glad I did as the picture is amazing.. but, I have light from the screen leaking through the left edge of the bottom-right speaker. Just trying to see if this is a common occurrence or if I should swap this one out.
Not common, swap it out....

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Hi Everyone!

This is my first post in years. I joined AVS back when I bought my first HDTV, a Sony 50" SXRD RP 1080p. [EDIT: Actually I joined a while after I bought the TV] I loved it when I bought it, my how times have changed! I've been a HT hobbyist since 1996 when my Dad and I put together our first HT with a 32" JVC and a Pro Logic surround system with BIC Venturi speakers.

Nearly 20 years and many, many components later I just received my Sony 65x900a! Got a new job, moved across the country (Silicon Valley FTW) and decided to treat myself. I spent an inordinate amount of time researching before I settled on the 900a. My previous set was a Sony 55" HX-800. I seem to have a (bad?) habit of upgrading monitors every 4 years. I hope that's not the case with this new set, because it seems extraordinary in every way.

After using the much beloved "AustinJerry" settings and seeing this TV in action, I feel like all of my HT dreams have come true. It's absolutely that good. I haven't read all of the 382 pages in this forum, but probably over 70%. I feel like I know some of you already, it's weird. Flinchn and AJ have been quite helpful, not to mention so many other regular posters.

I got a very fair price on the TV (just below the ceiling I had set for myself) and had it shipped across the country. I was very worried about the "panel lottery". My old HX had awful blooming and pooling and it always drove me mad. I haven't done a full calibration on the x9 yet, and I may not. Using AJs settings everything looks spectacular and I'm not a color accuracy perfectionist so the delta errors aren't bothering me at the moment. I'm also a little concerned that once I see where the panel is having trouble, I won't be able to UNSEE it. Ignorance is bliss after all.

My first impression is that I have very little light pooling and generally very good uniformity. No DSE that I can detect yet or other imperfections that aren't inherent to an edge lit display. Of course, coming from that HX, anything was bound to look good. Still, I have sensitive eyes (or a crazy brain, or both) and nothing is jumping out at me.

The MAIN reason I wanted this model, which may sound crazy to many, was the passive 3D. I'm a huge 3D fan and know the 4k upscaling with the passive glasses is a match made in heaven. I popped in Hugo tonight for about 30 minutes and still haven't picked up my jaw.

All of my stuff gets moved in on Saturday, then I can install my Marantz receiver and AR 5.1 setup. Instead of unpacking on Sunday I'm going to play PS4 until my eyes bleed (much to my girlfriends chagrin, of course).

The HX had horrible motion blue which was cleared up by setting motionflow to smooth, but that introduced artifacts around fast moving objects and some judder. I'm hoping this panel resolves all of that in a much more reasonable fashion. I'm not a twitch gamer so hoping I don't need to use game mode. Guess I'll just see what works best. My hopes are high though that I can use my Cinema settings for gaming.

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this long post. I've been lurking for so long I couldn't wait to jump in once my set arrived. Thanks to all of you for helping me make this decision and answering all of my questions (before I even asked).

ZZ
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Just returned a defective Sharp 70SQ for the 65X900a. Glad I did as the picture is amazing.. but, I have light from the screen leaking through the left edge of the bottom-right speaker. Just trying to see if this is a common occurrence or if I should swap this one out.
Take a picture if you can

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Hi Everyone!

This is my first post in years. I joined AVS back when I bought my first HDTV, a Sony 50" SXRD RP 1080p. [EDIT: Actually I joined a while after I bought the TV] I loved it when I bought it, my how times have changed! I've been a HT hobbyist since 1996 when my Dad and I put together our first HT with a 32" JVC and a Pro Logic surround system with BIC Venturi speakers.

Nearly 20 years and many, many components later I just received my Sony 65x900a! Got a new job, moved across the country (Silicon Valley FTW) and decided to treat myself. I spent an inordinate amount of time researching before I settled on the 900a. My previous set was a Sony 55" HX-800. I seem to have a (bad?) habit of upgrading monitors every 4 years. I hope that's not the case with this new set, because it seems extraordinary in every way.

After using the much beloved "AustinJerry" settings and seeing this TV in action, I feel like all of my HT dreams have come true. It's absolutely that good. I haven't read all of the 382 pages in this forum, but probably over 70%. I feel like I know some of you already, it's weird. Flinchn and AJ have been quite helpful, not to mention so many other regular posters.

I got a very fair price on the TV (just below the ceiling I had set for myself) and had it shipped across the country. I was very worried about the "panel lottery". My old HX had awful blooming and pooling and it always drove me mad. I haven't done a full calibration on the x9 yet, and I may not. Using AJs settings everything looks spectacular and I'm not a color accuracy perfectionist so the delta errors aren't bothering me at the moment. I'm also a little concerned that once I see where the panel is having trouble, I won't be able to UNSEE it. Ignorance is bliss after all.

My first impression is that I have very little light pooling and generally very good uniformity. No DSE that I can detect yet or other imperfections that aren't inherent to an edge lit display. Of course, coming from that HX, anything was bound to look good. Still, I have sensitive eyes (or a crazy brain, or both) and nothing is jumping out at me.

The MAIN reason I wanted this model, which may sound crazy to many, was the passive 3D. I'm a huge 3D fan and know the 4k upscaling with the passive glasses is a match made in heaven. I popped in Hugo tonight for about 30 minutes and still haven't picked up my jaw.

All of my stuff gets moved in on Saturday, then I can install my Marantz receiver and AR 5.1 setup. Instead of unpacking on Sunday I'm going to play PS4 until my eyes bleed (much to my girlfriends chagrin, of course).

The HX had horrible motion blue which was cleared up by setting motionflow to smooth, but that introduced artifacts around fast moving objects and some judder. I'm hoping this panel resolves all of that in a much more reasonable fashion. I'm not a twitch gamer so hoping I don't need to use game mode. Guess I'll just see what works best. My hopes are high though that I can use my Cinema settings for gaming.

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this long post. I've been lurking for so long I couldn't wait to jump in once my set arrived. Thanks to all of you for helping me make this decision and answering all of my questions (before I even asked).

ZZ
Congrats on the new set. This set had made a lot of people 3D fans, so that is not crazy at all!
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Hi Everyone!

This is my first post in years. I joined AVS back when I bought my first HDTV, a Sony 50" SXRD RP 1080p. [EDIT: Actually I joined a while after I bought the TV] I loved it when I bought it, my how times have changed! I've been a HT hobbyist since 1996 when my Dad and I put together our first HT with a 32" JVC and a Pro Logic surround system with BIC Venturi speakers.

Nearly 20 years and many, many components later I just received my Sony 65x900a! Got a new job, moved across the country (Silicon Valley FTW) and decided to treat myself. I spent an inordinate amount of time researching before I settled on the 900a. My previous set was a Sony 55" HX-800. I seem to have a (bad?) habit of upgrading monitors every 4 years. I hope that's not the case with this new set, because it seems extraordinary in every way.

After using the much beloved "AustinJerry" settings and seeing this TV in action, I feel like all of my HT dreams have come true. It's absolutely that good. I haven't read all of the 382 pages in this forum, but probably over 70%. I feel like I know some of you already, it's weird. Flinchn and AJ have been quite helpful, not to mention so many other regular posters.

I got a very fair price on the TV (just below the ceiling I had set for myself) and had it shipped across the country. I was very worried about the "panel lottery". My old HX had awful blooming and pooling and it always drove me mad. I haven't done a full calibration on the x9 yet, and I may not. Using AJs settings everything looks spectacular and I'm not a color accuracy perfectionist so the delta errors aren't bothering me at the moment. I'm also a little concerned that once I see where the panel is having trouble, I won't be able to UNSEE it. Ignorance is bliss after all.

My first impression is that I have very little light pooling and generally very good uniformity. No DSE that I can detect yet or other imperfections that aren't inherent to an edge lit display. Of course, coming from that HX, anything was bound to look good. Still, I have sensitive eyes (or a crazy brain, or both) and nothing is jumping out at me.

The MAIN reason I wanted this model, which may sound crazy to many, was the passive 3D. I'm a huge 3D fan and know the 4k upscaling with the passive glasses is a match made in heaven. I popped in Hugo tonight for about 30 minutes and still haven't picked up my jaw.

All of my stuff gets moved in on Saturday, then I can install my Marantz receiver and AR 5.1 setup. Instead of unpacking on Sunday I'm going to play PS4 until my eyes bleed (much to my girlfriends chagrin, of course).

The HX had horrible motion blue which was cleared up by setting motionflow to smooth, but that introduced artifacts around fast moving objects and some judder. I'm hoping this panel resolves all of that in a much more reasonable fashion. I'm not a twitch gamer so hoping I don't need to use game mode. Guess I'll just see what works best. My hopes are high though that I can use my Cinema settings for gaming.

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this long post. I've been lurking for so long I couldn't wait to jump in once my set arrived. Thanks to all of you for helping me make this decision and answering all of my questions (before I even asked).

ZZ
Welcome,
And thanks for sharing ! I think you're going to love 3D movie night with your new display. As for gaming, if it's online multi-player, you're going to want to use the game mode. I play tons of gears of war (ranked 89th in the world, lol, ) and that reduces the input lag to a very acceptable level. But on cinema, it's a no go, for me anyway playing Gears. I really haven't tried tweaking it in cinema for gaming, but give it a shot and let me know if you come up with something acceptable. I'm always up for trying different modes. I know someone was saying that using "impulse" was fantastic, but it's not an option in game mode. ... Anyway, welcome again and it's always nice to get new folks with a fresh set of eyes in here...:beer:

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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
Jurassic Park is decent. There are quite a few scenes that look really bad (mostly just the begining of the movie), but overall it is great. Pacific Rim is probably my favorite right now, and How to Train your Dragon looks amazing.
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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
Just watched Rise of the Guardians and the Croods last night....both looked amazing. My wife, who is not a fan of 3D, was really impressed by Rise of the Guardians. While I was not a fan of Pacific Rim when it was in the theaters, I must admit the 3D blu ray was very impressive.
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Here are two photos of the light leaking through the speaker I mentioned. I have already begun the process to get it swapped out with another one.

I also have to agree with the sentiments above that this TV is ridiculously good- 2D, 3D, color, everything. Now if I can just get a non-defective one...

Edit- just noticed I didn't turn the first photo correctly- the light should be on the left, but you get the idea.
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Here are two photos of the light leaking through the speaker I mentioned. I have already begun the process to get it swapped out with another one.

I also have to agree with the sentiments above that this TV is ridiculously good- 2D, 3D, color, everything. Now if I can just get a non-defective one...

Edit- just noticed I didn't turn the first photo correctly- the light should be on the left, but you get the idea.
definitely bad and you did the right thing exchanging it.
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Hi Everyone!

This is my first post in years. I joined AVS back when I bought my first HDTV, a Sony 50" SXRD RP 1080p. [EDIT: Actually I joined a while after I bought the TV] I loved it when I bought it, my how times have changed! I've been a HT hobbyist since 1996 when my Dad and I put together our first HT with a 32" JVC and a Pro Logic surround system with BIC Venturi speakers.

Nearly 20 years and many, many components later I just received my Sony 65x900a! Got a new job, moved across the country (Silicon Valley FTW) and decided to treat myself. I spent an inordinate amount of time researching before I settled on the 900a. My previous set was a Sony 55" HX-800. I seem to have a (bad?) habit of upgrading monitors every 4 years. I hope that's not the case with this new set, because it seems extraordinary in every way.

After using the much beloved "AustinJerry" settings and seeing this TV in action, I feel like all of my HT dreams have come true. It's absolutely that good. I haven't read all of the 382 pages in this forum, but probably over 70%. I feel like I know some of you already, it's weird. Flinchn and AJ have been quite helpful, not to mention so many other regular posters.

I got a very fair price on the TV (just below the ceiling I had set for myself) and had it shipped across the country. I was very worried about the "panel lottery". My old HX had awful blooming and pooling and it always drove me mad. I haven't done a full calibration on the x9 yet, and I may not. Using AJs settings everything looks spectacular and I'm not a color accuracy perfectionist so the delta errors aren't bothering me at the moment. I'm also a little concerned that once I see where the panel is having trouble, I won't be able to UNSEE it. Ignorance is bliss after all.

My first impression is that I have very little light pooling and generally very good uniformity. No DSE that I can detect yet or other imperfections that aren't inherent to an edge lit display. Of course, coming from that HX, anything was bound to look good. Still, I have sensitive eyes (or a crazy brain, or both) and nothing is jumping out at me.

The MAIN reason I wanted this model, which may sound crazy to many, was the passive 3D. I'm a huge 3D fan and know the 4k upscaling with the passive glasses is a match made in heaven. I popped in Hugo tonight for about 30 minutes and still haven't picked up my jaw.

All of my stuff gets moved in on Saturday, then I can install my Marantz receiver and AR 5.1 setup. Instead of unpacking on Sunday I'm going to play PS4 until my eyes bleed (much to my girlfriends chagrin, of course).

The HX had horrible motion blue which was cleared up by setting motionflow to smooth, but that introduced artifacts around fast moving objects and some judder. I'm hoping this panel resolves all of that in a much more reasonable fashion. I'm not a twitch gamer so hoping I don't need to use game mode. Guess I'll just see what works best. My hopes are high though that I can use my Cinema settings for gaming.

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this long post. I've been lurking for so long I couldn't wait to jump in once my set arrived. Thanks to all of you for helping me make this decision and answering all of my questions (before I even asked).

ZZ
congrats on your purchase! you have in your hands one of Sony's best tvs EVER made, and i turely believe that after being WOWed myself everytime i turn on this set the 3D alone beats anything out there including 2014 models. ENJOY!
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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
Jurassic park was awesome indeed! I like the Avengers 3D, The Hobbit 1,2, and Madagascar 3 are all spectacular IMO
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Jurassic Park is decent. There are quite a few scenes that look really bad (mostly just the begining of the movie), but overall it is great. Pacific Rim is probably my favorite right now, and How to Train your Dragon looks amazing.
Pacific Rim's 3D is the balls, it's superb. I highly recommend Titanic, and Top Gun is another one of my favourites.
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I will have to try that out. I just picked up Last of us PS4 and with game mode on it has crazy motion blur. Of course when nothing was moving fast the picture looked unreal. I switched to just regular cinema mode with AJ's settings and it was better.

The real question......when switching out of game mode what the input lag is Game Mode vs Any other mode.
The input lag when not in Game Mode is >120ms. If you don't notice that, then you are incredibly insensitive to input lag. For any game which requires even a small amount of reaction time, all Scene Settings which aren't Game Mode are unplayable.

I'm glad other people are noticing the amount of ghosting this TV has when there isn't any Motionflow around.
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Well it feels great to be back. I first had an x900a with bad hdmi so sony sent me a new one. That set had bad banding, next set had terrible clouding. Sony ran out of x900a and offered me a x900b, I instead paid the extra 2800 and moved to to the 950b. The 950b picture is amazing! BUT that expensive of a tv to have crap behind the lcd panel that can be seen 10 feet back. Went through two sets and both had it. Sony is refunding my money. And I must say sony canada is really good. I could not find a x900a anywhere in canada, four days of searching and calling and nothing. Then I found one sony store that had one returned because the owner wanted the 4k netflix on the b. tv was less then a week old and a May 2014 build. I check out the panel in store and it looked great. The whole reason I wanted this set was for the passive 3d. No other tv compares in 3d mode. Plus having the simuview glasses is awesome .Im loving life again, no more sleepless nights.
zephyrzone's Avatar zephyrzone
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07-31-2014 | Posts: 33
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congrats on your purchase! you have in your hands one of Sony's best tvs EVER made, and i turely believe that after being WOWed myself everytime i turn on this set the 3D alone beats anything out there including 2014 models. ENJOY!
Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome! I'm super excited to get my HT fully setup. It might be a few weeks while I unpack. Thankfully the x9 speakers are really good. I'm really surprised with how well they perform, they're beyond what I was expecting.

I'm SO happy Sony updated the PS4 with 3D, that's a really big deal for me. Ug, I can't wait until Sunday when I can sit down in front of the screen and get my game on.

After reading some posts I'm pretty concerned that the Game mode is going to cause more motion blur than I want, but I guess you can't have it all. Who knows, maybe 120ms latency with my Cinema settings won't be so bad for me since I'm not a competitive gamer. I missed Gran Tourismo 5 when it came out on PS3 so I picked it up today used. Fingers crossed for a great 3D racing experience. So nice to have passive glasses at full HD! Unbelievable.

Do you guys think that passive 3D on 4k sets will breathe some new life into 3D? I have my doubts, but I really, really hope so.

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bruceames's Avatar bruceames
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07-31-2014 | Posts: 821
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Do you guys think that passive 3D on 4k sets will breathe some new life into 3D? I have my doubts, but I really, really hope so.
I'd like to think so, but I believe it's too little too late. Seems most 4k TVs coming out actually have active, which is either being stupid, or a sign that they don't give a damn (more likely).

Besides, I think it's the whole glasses thing that's leading to 3D's decline, and not the fact that passive on 1080p sets is only half res (most people won't notice because they sit too far away, or they won't mind even if they do).

But we can still hope and dream.
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08-01-2014 | Posts: 10
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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
Life of Pi and A Christmas Carol, are two of my fav.
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