I took a few rushed photos around midnight last night. Unfortunately we have guests at the house,we're doing a major renovation, and I'm not on vacation. Bad combination of things so I doubt I'll have much time in the coming week for photos.
These were taken on a Nikon D800 using a tripod and a 24-120 F4 for convenience. No post-processing has been done other than resizing the image and whatever the hell these image hosting companies do to the jpegs. The first is the pure grey screen, which unfortunately has a focus issue that I didn't pick up on at the time. It was very dark in the room and the bias lights were unplugged.
The edge light test is exposed for the screen. I took a second pic with some bias lighting on and overexposed a bit to make an approximation for what I thought it looked like in the room. The extreme dynamic range of these shots makes it very hard to capture everything.
I hope these are helpful enough. Again I apologize for the quality.
My previous display was a Panasonic plasma for the fellow who asked. It's black levels were excellent but not Kuro quality. It was used in a similar environment and reflections were a major problem. I haven't had the set long enough to fully judge whether the XBRs blacks are as good as the plasma, but my gestalt impression is that it is certainly close enough to keep me happy.
Originally Posted by timc1475
Many here are curious about the 3D on this set and you said more or less you were not using it for that, and that was that. But c'mon really?
Not "more or less". I'm not using it for 3D at all. I've been around for enough winters that I've seen 3D come and go a few times in various forms. I have absolutely no interest in it for front projection or fixed panel.
Some people use their equipment to view content. Others seem to use content to view their equipment, if you take my meaning. I'm in the former category. I appreciate that everyone wants as perfect a product as one can get, particularly given the price points of the upper tier products. With the current generation of products I think many of the better displays fall into the "good enough" category.
Enjoy the soccer today folks.