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post #4681 of 4688 Old 06-22-2015, 11:40 AM
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Is there a way to revert firmware to an older version?
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Is there a way to revert firmware to an older version?
Not that I know of. Why do you want to do this?

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To clarify further, I want to achieve the most realistic picture possible, and achieving that on this particular display also means dealing with a few of the display's shortcomings; the blue clouding you've seen (or as someone more aptly named it, blue-bleed), and vertical banding -- which is more severe in scenes with fast moving images, white backgrounds, etc. I've posted my settings early on in the thread using Rec 709 calibration software, and went back shortly thereafter achieving a more subjective calibration using the Disney WOW Blu-ray. Both resulted in great, but far less than perfect PQ.
were you happy with your settings? Do you have a direct link to them?

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were you happy with your settings? Do you have a direct link to them?
I was, very happy. I struggle with backlighting; I live in Florida and have massive windows in the front of my house, large french doors going out to our pool area in the back, and a huge open floor plan in the living room -- the sun just dominates the room most of the day, so during daytime viewing I will sometimes crank backlighting up to 6-7. The other settings have remained the same for about a year. (I pop in my Disney WOW Bluray and my Rec calibration software once every few months, and things have remained consistent).

Here is what I'm using now:

Movies/Blu-Rays

Scene Select : Standard

Backlight: 3

Picture: Max

Brightness: 47

Color: 55/57

Hue: 0

Color Temp: Warm 2 (this may seem difficult to swallow at first, but give it time, trust me)

Sharpness: 40

N.R: Off

MPEG: Off

Dot N.R: Off

Reality Creation: Manual

Video A.D: Off

Resolution: 30

Noise Filtering: Min

Smooth Gradation: Off

Motionflow: TrueCinema

CineMotion: Off


Advanced Settings

Black Corrector: Off

Adv. Contrast Enhancer: Off

Gamma: -2

LED D.C: Standard

Auto Light Limiter: Off

Clear White: Off

Live Color: Off

Detail Enhancer: Off

Skin Nat: Off


For Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One Settings:

Scene Select : Game

Picture Mode: Game-Standard

Backlight: 4

Picture: 90

Brightness: 47

Color: 55

Hue: 0

Color Temp: Warm 2

Sharpness: 40

N.R: Off

MPEG: Off

Dot N.R: Off

Reality Creation: Manual

Video A.D: Off

Resolution: 30

Noise Filtering: Min

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Motionflow: TrueCinema

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Advanced Settings

Black Corrector: Off

Adv. Contrast Enhancer: Off

Gamma: -2

LED D.C: Standard

Auto Light Limiter: Off

Clear White: Off

Live Color: Off

Detail Enhancer: Off

Skin Nat: Off


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Scene Select : Game

Picture Mode: Game-Standard

Backlight: 5

Picture: Max

Brightness: 49

Color: 55

Hue: 0

Color Temp: Warm 2

Sharpness: 40

N.R: Off

MPEG: Off

Dot N.R: Off

Reality Creation: Manual

Video A.D: Off

Resolution: 30

Noise Filtering: Min

Smooth Gradation: Off

Motionflow: TrueCinema

CineMotion: Off


Advanced Settings

Black Corrector: Off

Adv. Contrast Enhancer: Low

Gamma: -2

LED D.C: Standard

Auto Light Limiter: Off

Clear White: Off

Live Color: Low

Detail Enhancer: Medium

Edge Enhancer: Low

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Not that I know of. Why do you want to do this?
It seems like Netflix app on Amazon FireTV has issues.
It stutters a lot, DD+ doesn't seem to work over TV's HDMI passthrough to the A/V.

I also run WMC 7 with Cable Card to this TV. Live TV Video stutters on it.

I noticed all these issues after installing the latest firmware on the TV. I was hoping if I could go back to previous version and do some analysis.
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It seems like Netflix app on Amazon FireTV has issues.
It stutters a lot, DD+ doesn't seem to work over TV's HDMI passthrough to the A/V.

I also run WMC 7 with Cable Card to this TV. Live TV Video stutters on it.

I noticed all these issues after installing the latest firmware on the TV. I was hoping if I could go back to previous version and do some analysis.
A new FW just came out in the last 24hrs. Try installing it to see if it fixes your issue. I am not sure what the update fixes, but it was presented to me this morning with an update box.

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I just read the whole thread and would love some feedback.
I have the opportunity to get a 65w950b or a 65w850c
I don't do much gaming, mostly netflix, and movies.

Would love to hear some suggestions.

Cheers!
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I just read the whole thread and would love some feedback.
I have the opportunity to get a 65w950b or a 65w850c
I don't do much gaming, mostly netflix, and movies.

Would love to hear some suggestions.

Cheers!
I hope you have not decided just yet. I compared the two sets using Amazon's customer reviews. The 65W850C set got medium to poor reviews from 6 people. Check out the 3-star reviews on this set tells the story. This is a 2015 model set, but seems to have issues.

The 65W950B first became available in May 11, 2014. This set shows to have 66 reviews. The 5-star reviews show a whopping 75% which is excellent for any TV at around $1625.

I think this slightly older 65W950B 1080p set would make a great buy.

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