Another new W850A owner
Well, thanks in no small part to this thread, I bought a 65W850A yesterday. I got it at my local Best Buy - it was the last one in stock, but they still have them on line for $1700. I called a local Fry's and they wanted $1800.
The picture looked great with some minor tweaks out of the box. I watched the Lego movie in 3D with the kids - they were mesmerized...
A few quick questions I am hoping you can help me with:
1. WhiteSands, could you please PM me your famous secret recipe?
2. I was surprised the WiFi radio does not have the 5 ghz band. I have a 4-year old Sony BD player, and a Sony Google TV of about the same age, and they both have it. I had pretty poor reception with the built-in WiFi radio, so ended up connecting a range extenter and it is much better. Is this common in today's TVs? I would have thought the current generation of TVs would support 5 ghz N-band, of even ac.
3. I am hoping the built-in apps (Netflix, Amazon) will output 5.1 over TOSLINK, since I have a very old Marantz receiver with no HDMI. Can anyone confirm?
4. Does Netflix 3D content work on this TV? I found the Croods which I know is available in 3D, but did not see a 3D option for it. Not sure if my connection was too slow, or it just isn't supported.
Many thanks in advance for your help!