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Hey gents, I've read a lot of the posts here and love the exchange of ideas for tweaking the TV

3 years ago I bought a Sharp Quatron LC-60LE830U at Sears and bought the extended warranty. Last year, I noted clouding when watching programming/movies that had dark scenes (sci fi, etc) Technician came over and noted the screen was indeed going bad. Good news, the extended warranty offered me a $1000 credit at Sears.

After many days of CNet, Amazon, PC Mag and countless other reviews, I decided to go with the 60 inch lc-60sq15u for $1299. I was just laid off 2 weeks ago, so I could afford to chip in the difference, despite desiring the 17U for its THX Certification setting

I pick up the new set tomorrow and wondering...

1) johnfull, should i try your 17U settings on the set?

2) Any other settings I missed in this thread that would be good to try?

I don't game on the television and my viewing consists of DirecTV and my Panasonic Blu Ray (both Blu Ray Discs and the Netflix app on it)

Thanks so much!
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Lots of folks have expressed satisfaction with the UQ settings applied to SQ sets.
Sorry to hear of your layoff, but at least you'll have a new toy to occupy some time!
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Service man just left. He was pretty god a took a ton of photos. Looks like a bad screen so it will be a replacement (I hope). Uneven backlighting, vertical banding, fuzzy picutre with dark picture. Lot of other anomolies. Will keep you posted.
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Lots of folks have expressed satisfaction with the UQ settings applied to SQ sets.
Sorry to hear of your layoff, but at least you'll have a new toy to occupy some time!
What would those be?

Thanks for your help...and yeah, a toy to play with while waiting to hear back on these job leads locally

How's the 3D? I didn't realize the set had it and my Panasonic Blu Ray player isn't 3D capable. Is it worth it?
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3D can be fun, depending on how well the movie is mastered in the technique.
Most of the time, it is like watching a fish tank, with all the action back inside rather
than out in front -- with the occasional gimmick of protruding arrows or snowflakes, etc.
You would need a player and you would need the software. Most titles are just as cheap
in 3D packaging, so a player would be the main expense. I don't think 3D adds much to
the cost of a BluRay player anymore. Did you get the glasses? They are $50/pair, too.
Maybe you should wait till you land that next gig!
This page has all the 'testimonials' of folks who have used my set-ups:
Sharp UQ17U Calibrations
The settings are terrible out of the box, so my settings don't have to be perfect to be an improvement.
Maybe you can modify them and improve them. Fleshtones have been tough to get right.
Keep in touch with your fellow users!
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Attached are screen shots of a flat field, levels from 0 to 30 ire of a 60EQ from 12' distance at 0 degrees. The only time I have seen this is when I'm 3-5' away from a 39" set. At 10' viewing distance, zero degrees, the screen is uniform across.

Anyone test this with these sets? Anything this bad?
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