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Not every 65 has banding, I have seen The World Cup on a 65900B with zero visible banding. It's just up to the panel lottery and if your lucky or not. I even put the color to zero which would have brought out any banding and I could not see any.
As I stated above. I'm not seeing banding during The World Cup.
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Want this tv in the worst way. Does anyone know about the next 4k movie player sony is making? Will it be strictly hdmi for video, sound ? Or will it have digital audio out ? Reason i ask my receiver won't do 4k through so ill have to run straight to tv. I checked sonys site but couldn't find anything. Any help is helpful
Here is the PDF spec sheet of the Sony FMP-X10 Media Player.

https://docs.sony.com/release/specs/FMPX10_mksp.pdf
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The new FMP-X10 will connect the same way the X1 did. You will need to homerun the player to the TV and then use the second HDMI output (which is audio only) to your receiver.

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Here is the PDF spec sheet of the Sony FMP-X10 Media Player.

https://docs.sony.com/release/specs/FMPX10_mksp.pdf
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Here is the PDF spec sheet of the Sony FMP-X10 Media Player.

https://docs.sony.com/release/specs/FMPX10_mksp.pdf
Sony has outdone themselves with the worst possible spec information so far for the X10. I thought the one-page instruction "manual" that came with the X1 was bad, but they've topped it with this non-informative drivel:
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Sony has outdone themselves with the worst possible spec information so far for the X10. I thought the one-page instruction "manual" that came with the X1 was bad, but they've topped it with this non-informative drivel:
LOL True. In the list of Input and Outputs it says "Rear or Front." But doesn't say what exactly the Input is. (HDMI, or Digital Audio.)
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Has anyone else had problems with getting Netflix to stream 4K tonight? I could stream Breaking Bad in 4K the other day and today it's only connecting 1080i. I tried Smurfs 2 and a few other streams and they're all streaming 1080i. My internet connection is 500MG down 30MG up.
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^ I don't believe there is a 79X950B. There's only the 55", 65" & 85" 950Bs with FALD.
No 55" either.
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if the 79X900B has all the benefits of IPS, with its improved viewing angles & passive 3D, along with the excellent sony triluminos technology, it could very well be the large 4K TV to beat.

Also, there's a good chance it's a 10-bit panel if it came from LG. I only wonder if it's got a full spec HDMI 2.0 port.
It also has the downsides of an IPS panel too. It's not all kittens and rainbows.

By triluminous, per Sony's 2014 definition, you mean it has a wide gamut RGB color filter in the LCD right? Just like pretty much every other UHD LCD TV.
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Has anyone else had problems with getting Netflix to stream 4K tonight? I could stream Breaking Bad in 4K the other day and today it's only connecting 1080i. I tried Smurfs 2 and a few other streams and they're all streaming 1080i. My internet connection is 500MG down 30MG up.
I got it working. I had left Netflix open on one of my Tivos and I guess it was interfering with 4K on the 65X900B. As soon as I exited on the Tivo 4K streaming started working.
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It also has the downsides of an IPS panel too. It's not all kittens and rainbows.

By triluminous, per Sony's 2014 definition, you mean it has a wide gamut RGB color filter in the LCD right? Just like pretty much every other UHD LCD TV.
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Sony's system shows delivery to us dealers in the next 4-10 days on the 79X900B..

I spent two hours today with one of my guys at our best best who just launched the Samsung experience showcase along with the Sony Experience Showcase.

It looks like Samsung spent a fortune and did a gorgeous video wall with the 78HU9000 flanked by the 65H8000 and the 65HU9000 and a dozen other tv's to look at.. The overall setup and custom wood floor they put in the store just made the samsung display look expensive and Sony on the other hand , looks like they spent 1/10th of Samsung. No custom floor and the overall display area although fed with a gimmicky touch screen selector was horrid.

The 65X950B was in the middle with the 65X900B to the lower left and the 65X850B to the left upper. Believe it or not the 850B looked almost as good as the 950B and the worst looking was the 900B.. The off axis viewing on all 3 of these Tv's is horrible. If you are dead on they are nice but when you move a drop off center the wash out is incredible. I have never seen an LED wash like these. Something is different this year and it shows in the off axis viewing.

I have a demo 79X900B on order and after seeing what I saw today I am not sure if I am even going to keep it..

Heres another one for you.. The side Chrome Covers on the sides of the X900B sets is not even cut to size correctly. Run your finger up the front of the set along the chrome edge. You will see at the upper portion the chrome actually sticks out a small amount and you could cut your finger on the chrome edge.. We felt this on all the X900b units they had and its horrendous.

I have been with sony for almost 20 years and I pray they get their SH*&^t together and i see this and I am really worried. I walk over the the samsung display and the edges are smooth and the fit and finish is stunning.

While im on wedge design.. We hang these for a living and we dont know what to do. On a flat wall with a non tilt bracket , the wedge forces the tv to point up. You have to use a Tilt bracket and then the offsets are still wrong and you can barely tilt it.. Also the wedge being smaller at the top look ridiculous when tilted as the space from the top of the tv to the wall is like 8-10" ... This defeats the purpose of flat panels..

Sorry to be a drag but I am really concerned about this new line up.

Read the last so many pages and concerns on this thread and then go read the HU9000 thread and 90% of the people are drooling over there.. Its avs there are always haters but this is just nuts.

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What are about 4:4:4 processing which is currently not supported (2014 models) - do you think it will be a problem in the future?
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Has anyone else had problems with getting Netflix to stream 4K tonight? I could stream Breaking Bad in 4K the other day and today it's only connecting 1080i. I tried Smurfs 2 and a few other streams and they're all streaming 1080i. My internet connection is 500MG down 30MG up.
Yep same problem for me tonight as well. Thought it might have been my ISP.
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Sony's system shows delivery to us dealers in the next 4-10 days on the 79X900B..

I spent two hours today with one of my guys at our best best who just launched the Samsung experience showcase along with the Sony Experience Showcase.

It looks like Samsung spent a fortune and did a gorgeous video wall with the 78HU9000 flanked by the 65H8000 and the 65HU9000 and a dozen other tv's to look at.. The overall setup and custom wood floor they put in the store just made the samsung display look expensive and Sony on the other hand , looks like they spent 1/10th of Samsung. No custom floor and the overall display area although fed with a gimmicky touch screen selector was horrid.

The 65X950B was in the middle with the 65X900B to the lower left and the 65X850B to the left upper. Believe it or not the 850B looked almost as good as the 950B and the worst looking was the 900B.. The off axis viewing on all 3 of these Tv's is horrible. If you are dead on they are nice but when you move a drop off center the wash out is incredible. I have never seen an LED wash like these. Something is different this year and it shows in the off axis viewing.

I have a demo 79X900B on order and after seeing what I saw today I am not sure if I am even going to keep it..

Heres another one for you.. The side Chrome Covers on the sides of the X900B sets is not even cut to size correctly. Run your finger up the front of the set along the chrome edge. You will see at the upper portion the chrome actually sticks out a small amount and you could cut your finger on the chrome edge.. We felt this on all the X900b units they had and its horrendous.

I have been with sony for almost 20 years and I pray they get their SH*&^t together and i see this and I am really worried. I walk over the the samsung display and the edges are smooth and the fit and finish is stunning.

While im on wedge design.. We hang these for a living and we dont know what to do. On a flat wall with a non tilt bracket , the wedge forces the tv to point up. You have to use a Tilt bracket and then the offsets are still wrong and you can barely tilt it.. Also the wedge being smaller at the top look ridiculous when tilted as the space from the top of the tv to the wall is like 8-10" ... This defeats the purpose of flat panels..

Sorry to be a drag but I am really concerned about this new line up.

Read the last so many pages and concerns on this thread and then go read the HU9000 thread and 90% of the people are drooling over there.. Its avs there are always haters but this is just nuts.

Craig

Funny but reviews and purchasers like myself all state the viewing angle is actually quite good. Much wider than any the samsungs even with the horrible curve. Speaking of horrible design decisions... The design is subjective, personally I think it's a thing of beauty but I had reservations when I first got it. There's more to a tv than just being flat...

I think everyone here by majority is loving their sets... I'm not sure where you think people are hating here. Unless you mean Vegas and we don't really pay attention to him...
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Has anyone else had problems with getting Netflix to stream 4K tonight? I could stream Breaking Bad in 4K the other day and today it's only connecting 1080i. I tried Smurfs 2 and a few other streams and they're all streaming 1080i. My internet connection is 500MG down 30MG up.
500MG dl wow! Carlos, what does TW charge you monthly for that fast speed tier? Below for IL. is what Comcast recently told me after I sent an email asking them about faster speeds for possible 4k downloads if I pull the trigger on that 79" 900B & media player. For me to get 505MG dl is like 400 + per month! And there is also certain criteria... who can afford that! lol.
Per Comcast:

You currently subscribe to performance internet @ 25mbps:
· You can be upgraded to Blast internet which is 50 mbps at no additional cost
· You can be upgraded to Extreme 105 for $10.00 more per month
· You can be upgraded to Extreme 505 (which is the next tier up from Extreme 105) for $399.95 more per month.
·Serviced by Extreme 505-capable headend (existing SUR or 4200 aggregator/1G-E Port Available).

Pricing:
·Monthly recurring fee: $399.95 per month (plus taxes and equipment).
·Router monthly lease fee: $19.95 a month.
·Activation fee: $249.00.
·Premium Installation fee: $249.00.
·Requires a three-year contract upon subscription; Early Termination Fee (ETF) applies. Early Termination Fee schedule:
Month 1-3: $1100
ETC.


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Hey Deke, here's a band for ya - you're band until you give us a report on 3D!
So r u the new Jim Carrey of AVS nowknown hmmmm? But hey w/e works to motivate mr. deke to do a 3d demo, tickle em into submission, oh yea baby that's so shagadelic! Good luck with that cuz not even 100 lashes with a wet noodle will get him to wear those googly 3d glasses home boi. No cure for threedeeitius! lol


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I think everyone here by majority is loving their sets... I'm not sure where you think people are hating here. Unless you mean Vegas and we don't really pay attention to him...
Sure, that's why you can't stop talking about me. I never trashed this set like this guy just did. The 850B looked better than the 900B? On what universe? I have to question his ability to evaluate a picture. The Best Buys set up the 950B and 850B higher giving the impression of a better picture. To me the 900B and 950B look very close, close enough that I do not think the extra $3 grand and added blooming is worth going 950B.

With all the negative this person has out of the gate he should just go with something else. He has decided he does not like it b4 he has even seen it.
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Sony's system shows delivery to us dealers in the next 4-10 days on the 79X900B..

I spent two hours today with one of my guys at our best best who just launched the Samsung experience showcase along with the Sony Experience Showcase.

It looks like Samsung spent a fortune and did a gorgeous video wall with the 78HU9000 flanked by the 65H8000 and the 65HU9000 and a dozen other tv's to look at.. The overall setup and custom wood floor they put in the store just made the samsung display look expensive and Sony on the other hand , looks like they spent 1/10th of Samsung. No custom floor and the overall display area although fed with a gimmicky touch screen selector was horrid.

The 65X950B was in the middle with the 65X900B to the lower left and the 65X850B to the left upper. Believe it or not the 850B looked almost as good as the 950B and the worst looking was the 900B.. The off axis viewing on all 3 of these Tv's is horrible. If you are dead on they are nice but when you move a drop off center the wash out is incredible. I have never seen an LED wash like these. Something is different this year and it shows in the off axis viewing.

I have a demo 79X900B on order and after seeing what I saw today I am not sure if I am even going to keep it..

Heres another one for you.. The side Chrome Covers on the sides of the X900B sets is not even cut to size correctly. Run your finger up the front of the set along the chrome edge. You will see at the upper portion the chrome actually sticks out a small amount and you could cut your finger on the chrome edge.. We felt this on all the X900b units they had and its horrendous.

I have been with sony for almost 20 years and I pray they get their SH*&^t together and i see this and I am really worried. I walk over the the samsung display and the edges are smooth and the fit and finish is stunning.

While im on wedge design.. We hang these for a living and we dont know what to do. On a flat wall with a non tilt bracket , the wedge forces the tv to point up. You have to use a Tilt bracket and then the offsets are still wrong and you can barely tilt it.. Also the wedge being smaller at the top look ridiculous when tilted as the space from the top of the tv to the wall is like 8-10" ... This defeats the purpose of flat panels..

Sorry to be a drag but I am really concerned about this new line up.

Read the last so many pages and concerns on this thread and then go read the HU9000 thread and 90% of the people are drooling over there.. Its avs there are always haters but this is just nuts.

Craig
With all your negative out of the gate it is best you do go another route. The 900B clearly beats the 850B which has no local dimming. If you took the time to chose the built in demos that they have hooked up to all the sets you would see the 900B has much better black levels than the 850B. Also the 900B is always set lower than the other sets so you have to get eye level.

Seems like you are extremely negative b4 even really giving it a try, I suggest you back out because it is going to be hard to persuade yourself that you were wrong. Cnet stated this is one of their best performing LCD sets ever, comparing it favorably to plasma, that is a big statement.
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Sony's system shows delivery to us dealers in the next 4-10 days on the 79X900B..

I spent two hours today with one of my guys at our best best who just launched the Samsung experience showcase along with the Sony Experience Showcase.

It looks like Samsung spent a fortune and did a gorgeous video wall with the 78HU9000 flanked by the 65H8000 and the 65HU9000 and a dozen other tv's to look at.. The overall setup and custom wood floor they put in the store just made the samsung display look expensive and Sony on the other hand , looks like they spent 1/10th of Samsung. No custom floor and the overall display area although fed with a gimmicky touch screen selector was horrid.

The 65X950B was in the middle with the 65X900B to the lower left and the 65X850B to the left upper. Believe it or not the 850B looked almost as good as the 950B and the worst looking was the 900B.. The off axis viewing on all 3 of these Tv's is horrible. If you are dead on they are nice but when you move a drop off center the wash out is incredible. I have never seen an LED wash like these. Something is different this year and it shows in the off axis viewing.

I have a demo 79X900B on order and after seeing what I saw today I am not sure if I am even going to keep it..

Heres another one for you.. The side Chrome Covers on the sides of the X900B sets is not even cut to size correctly. Run your finger up the front of the set along the chrome edge. You will see at the upper portion the chrome actually sticks out a small amount and you could cut your finger on the chrome edge.. We felt this on all the X900b units they had and its horrendous.

I have been with sony for almost 20 years and I pray they get their SH*&^t together and i see this and I am really worried. I walk over the the samsung display and the edges are smooth and the fit and finish is stunning.

While im on wedge design.. We hang these for a living and we dont know what to do. On a flat wall with a non tilt bracket , the wedge forces the tv to point up. You have to use a Tilt bracket and then the offsets are still wrong and you can barely tilt it.. Also the wedge being smaller at the top look ridiculous when tilted as the space from the top of the tv to the wall is like 8-10" ... This defeats the purpose of flat panels..

Sorry to be a drag but I am really concerned about this new line up.

Read the last so many pages and concerns on this thread and then go read the HU9000 thread and 90% of the people are drooling over there.. Its avs there are always haters but this is just nuts.

Craig
I guess perception is everything. I came away with the two "experiences" with the opposite feeling completely. As the Samsung experience they refuse to play anything but the demo loop. When the World cups were on all the Sony sets were on ESPN with a DirecTV feed and I have to say the x900B looked great. The best buy reps told me they not allowed to changed the Samsung inputs to anything but the demo loop. How can anyone make a realistic comparison without running the same feeds to both TV's. I was looking at the 8550 but after 3 visits to BB I have yet to see anything but the demo loop. At the Sony experience it was great to see not only the demo loop but a real 720P so one could appreciate the upscaler and color saturation with I have to say was amazing. And the Sony handled the motion of the games flawlessly. The Magnolia rep almost convinced me to big up an X900A for an unbelievable price BTW - which to be completely honest was excellent. Not quite as good as the X900B - but very close IMHO.
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Are any of you guys sending a PC signal via HDMI to this series of Sony sets? I am doing so with an older XBR6 series set and virtually all the picture adjustments are grayed out so as to render them inop. This is kind of obnoxious, especially since color level is one of them. Do these sets do this also or all pix adjustments available from PC signal???
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500MG dl wow! Carlos, what does TW charge you monthly for that fast speed tier? Below for IL. is what Comcast recently told me after I sent an email asking them about faster speeds for possible 4k downloads if I pull the trigger on that 79" 900B & media player. For me to get 505MG dl is like 400 + per month! And there is also certain criteria... who can afford that! lol.
Per Comcast:

You currently subscribe to performance internet @ 25mbps:
· You can be upgraded to Blast internet which is 50 mbps at no additional cost
· You can be upgraded to Extreme 105 for $10.00 more per month
· You can be upgraded to Extreme 505 (which is the next tier up from Extreme 105) for $399.95 more per month.
·Serviced by Extreme 505-capable headend (existing SUR or 4200 aggregator/1G-E Port Available).

Pricing:
·Monthly recurring fee: $399.95 per month (plus taxes and equipment).
·Router monthly lease fee: $19.95 a month.
·Activation fee: $249.00.
·Premium Installation fee: $249.00.
·Requires a three-year contract upon subscription; Early Termination Fee (ETF) applies. Early Termination Fee schedule:
Month 1-3: $1100
ETC.

Yikes man comcast is such a ripoff the gigabit that is offered around me is no where near that much it's priced about the same as google fiber.
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I spent two hours today with one of my guys at our best best who just launched the Samsung experience showcase along with the Sony Experience Showcase.

It looks like Samsung spent a fortune and did a gorgeous video wall with the 78HU9000 flanked by the 65H8000 and the 65HU9000 and a dozen other tv's to look at.. The overall setup and custom wood floor they put in the store just made the samsung display look expensive and Sony on the other hand , looks like they spent 1/10th of Samsung. No custom floor and the overall display area although fed with a gimmicky touch screen selector was horrid.
Funny, I put far less emphasis on the wood floors as opposed to the actual efficacy of the display/shopper interaction. On that count the Sony utterly trounced the Samsung. With the Sony's 'gimmicky touch screen selector', the user can select from a variety of 4K clips, several HD clips, demos and live TV to check upscaling. Samsung offers nothing like this. Nada, zilch. You watch the Samsung demos, most of which is a guy sitting in a room staring at his display, but you have no ability to interact and choose. To me it seems as if Sony has more confidence in their displays to offer this kind of interaction.

So you keep the wood floors and I'll actually be able to check out how the Sony works with different resolutions. Keep in mind I'm making no PQ assessment, but I'm simply stating that the Sony display is worlds better for determining PQ.
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The 65X950B was in the middle with the 65X900B to the lower left and the 65X850B to the left upper. Believe it or not the 850B looked almost as good as the 950B and the worst looking was the 900B.. The off axis viewing on all 3 of these Tv's is horrible. If you are dead on they are nice but when you move a drop off center the wash out is incredible. I have never seen an LED wash like these. Something is different this year and it shows in the off axis viewing.
Didn't notice that. Falloff seemed pretty typical for LED to me. Nothing out of the ordinary.
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Read the last so many pages and concerns on this thread and then go read the HU9000 thread and 90% of the people are drooling over there.. Its avs there are always haters but this is just nuts.
Craig, with your attitude, I bet you won't sell too many Sonys!
Seriously, I see Sony owners trading their sets for a Samsung and I see Samsung owners trading theirs for a Sony. I see no mass movement away from Sony.
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I guess perception is everything. I came away with the two "experiences" with the opposite feeling completely. As the Samsung experience they refuse to play anything but the demo loop. When the World cups were on all the Sony sets were on ESPN with a DirecTV feed and I have to say the x900B looked great. The best buy reps told me they not allowed to changed the Samsung inputs to anything but the demo loop. How can anyone make a realistic comparison without running the same feeds to both TV's. I was looking at the 8550 but after 3 visits to BB I have yet to see anything but the demo loop. At the Sony experience it was great to see not only the demo loop but a real 720P so one could appreciate the upscaler and color saturation with I have to say was amazing. And the Sony handled the motion of the games flawlessly. The Magnolia rep almost convinced me to big up an X900A for an unbelievable price BTW - which to be completely honest was excellent. Not quite as good as the X900B - but very close IMHO.
Precisely! I read your post after making mine and that was exactly my point. I'm really shocked that a guy who sells these panels couldn't see that or appreciate that. To call their push button display 'gimmicky' is truly amazing. I've never seen any manufacturer of any display, do anything like this. To me that says one thing, confidence in your product.

Mr. Craig has a very obvious Samsung bias.
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One thing clear about Samsung is they crush blacks and do not have the contrast of the 900B. If you want the best contrast on an LED 4K set your choices are limited to Sony. With OLED soon to be coming out with 65" and 77" sets. Sony is the only company I see stepping up their LED sets to the next level.
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Precisely! I read your post after making mine and that was exactly my point. I'm really shocked that a guy who sells these panels couldn't see that or appreciate that. To call their push button display 'gimmicky' is truly amazing. I've never seen any manufacturer of any display, do anything like this. To me that says one thing, confidence in your product.

Mr. Craig has a very obvious Samsung bias.

My guess is he works for Samsung... not even a custom floor? Who f*()ing cares what the floor looks like?
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Has anyone else had problems with getting Netflix to stream 4K tonight? I could stream Breaking Bad in 4K the other day and today it's only connecting 1080i. I tried Smurfs 2 and a few other streams and they're all streaming 1080i. My internet connection is 500MG down 30MG up.
I watched BB last night without any problem with 2160. Really hook into the show now. Last time it happened to me, I went to Netflix website and report that I have problem view it in 4K, the next day, all of my 4K movies on Netflix were able to view in 2160.

BTW, I do not see any banding on my set with WC. it might be depend on the panel.
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Who is your cable provider? Does it do it on all TV shows on that channel, all channels or only Arrow?

I noticed some graininess with my TiVo Roamio Pro and got rid of it by swapping out the HDMI cable and removing the port replicator. Give it a try.
My cable provider is Comcast, worst offender is Arrow, couldn't really duplicate it much elsewhere, but then again, I got tied up with other work around the house and didn't get to play too much. I will play around some more tonight. I am going to run an HDMI cable straight into the TV and see what the results are, I had the Roamio Pro going through my Xbox One -> Denon AVR-X4000 -> Sony. I have the scaling disabled in the AVR. I need to try to take the XB1 out of the loop and also the AVR to see if there is a difference.
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I watched BB last night without any problem with 2160. Really hook into the show now. Last time it happened to me, I went to Netflix website and report that I have problem view it in 4K, the next day, all of my 4K movies on Netflix were able to view in 2160.

BTW, I do not see any banding on my set with WC. it might be depend on the panel.
I also wonder if it is how close you sit. If I am 7+ feet back I do not see it at all, but if I am anything closer I start to see it.
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