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Is Netflix still Stereo only?

Yes for me it is. Note. I don't have my TV hooked up to a audio system.
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You're just like me now. We both never lost Netflix. The firmware has nothing to do with Netflix.
Yes, You may be right.
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Yes, You may be right.
It seems that you are stuck with old firmware token and/or Smart hub version. What's your smart hub version? You can check it under Menu > Support > Contact Samsung > Apps version

Every firmware version has its own token that is used to get the list of apps available, so firmware has everything to do with the apps that are available.

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use the youtube app. search for 2160 or 3840 loads of 4k video to view.
Yeah, I know, I have viewed several of them in 4K from my computer streamed to my youtube App on my TV.

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use the youtube app. search for 2160 or 3840 loads of 4k video to view.
Yeah, I would, but there's no way to verify it's really 4K, but by streaming from the computer you can actually select 3840 x 2160.

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I ordered my new evolution kit directly from Samsung site almost two weeks ago. I have been trying to check if and when they will get the SEK 2500U back in stock, but the customer service keeps giving me the go around. I had to cancel my order through e-mail. I ordered from Amazon and its guaranteed to be at my place Thursday (it is now Tuesday). Sad how Amazon is quicker than the supplier of the part.
Also VERY glad to see firmware v. 1131 is available in US. Another reason not to wait another month for Samsung to send me my order. Good luck to all the people who ordered directly through Samsung web page. Strange, this is the third thing I have ordered from them and every time the item is back ordered. I cancel and buy from Amazon. Much more reliable.
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For anyone with a Samsung backorder, their stock is scheduled for receipt this next Sunday. Lost my patience now that software issue seems to be resolved. Cancelled Samsung order, used Amazon Prime, saved approximately $45, and will receive it in 2 days.
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For anyone with a Samsung backorder, their stock is scheduled for receipt this next Sunday. Lost my patience now that software issue seems to be resolved. Cancelled Samsung order, used Amazon Prime, saved approximately $45, and will receive it in 2 days.
Sparco has it available June 29th for $301.06 free shipping

http://www.sparco.com/cgi-bin/wfind2...7#.U6mEwfldWmf
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Some received the new Ver. 1131 US update automatically on their 2014 Evo Kit. Some, like myself, had to do a search for updates to find it and download. It took nearly a minute for the search to find the Ver. 1131 update. It even required a second attempt to successfully download. Oddly, some have the Netflix app. Some, like myself, don't. Personally, I feel the picture quality upgrade warrants using the 2014 Evo Kit and using the Netflix app from a different source until the app is on Samsung Smart Hub.
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Sparco has it available June 29th for $301.06 free shipping

http://www.sparco.com/cgi-bin/wfind2...7#.U6mEwfldWmf

Same date as Samsung is scheduled to receive their stock. Better price than Amazon or Samsung. But as I said, I've lost my patience now. I'll keep my Amazon order and have it a week earlier.
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On a different subject, I ordered 2 of these new Seiki U-Vision 4K up-converting cables. They are USB powered. They produce a considerable improvement in clarity, especially with text. Price: $42.99/each.

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-SU4KC1-U...+4k+hdmi+cable
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On a different subject, I ordered 2 of these new Seiki U-Vision 4K up-converting cables. They are USB powered. They produce a considerable improvement in clarity, especially with text. A great investment @ $42.99/each.

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-SU4KC1-U...+4k+hdmi+cable
Is this even necessary? The TV/One-connect does the upscaling for you, no?
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On a different subject, I ordered 2 of these new Seiki U-Vision 4K up-converting cables. They are USB powered. They produce a considerable improvement in clarity, especially with text. A great investment @ $42.99/each.

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-SU4KC1-U...+4k+hdmi+cable

Thanks for the info, but it's not saying much for Samsung if a $42.99 cable does a better job of upconversion than the UHD upconversion of their expensive displays. Plus, it's not like Seiki is know for their quality 4k sets. Color me skeptical on this one.
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On a different subject, I ordered 2 of these new Seiki U-Vision 4K up-converting cables. They are USB powered. They produce a considerable improvement in clarity, especially with text. A great investment @ $42.99/each.

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-SU4KC1-U...+4k+hdmi+cable

Good luck on those! It did absolutley nothing for me on my F9000. It caused all knids of handshaking issues and interference on my old 2013 connect box. A lot of line distortion too. I think these cables are mainly for the less expensive 4K TVs like Seiki. It did not work for me at all.
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Yup the US HU9000 support page has the 1131.3 firmware available for download so it should be available via TV menu now. Same exact name and number as the "Korean" firmware.

Oh yeah!!! I have been watching and waiting patiently for the update hoping it would be out soon as the Korean website and the Eurpoean website were getting updates. Now I can pull that OCB out of the box that I got a few weeks back and finally use it! I was so close to using the Korean firmware but decided to wait as my picture is already perfect so I was in no rush to use the OCB. Now I have something to do when I get home!

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On a different subject, I ordered 2 of these new Seiki U-Vision 4K up-converting cables. They are USB powered. They produce a considerable improvement in clarity, especially with text. A great investment @ $42.99/each.

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-SU4KC1-U...+4k+hdmi+cable
These cables may not be to everyone's preference. Granted, some may not want to invest in more add-ons. From my short personal experience, they've performed very well. I did a Seiki vs. high end Monster cable comparison. No comparison. Everything is sharper and crisper via the Seiki cable, especially text. Yes, it's a bit surprising this cable actually improves 4K upscaling even more so than just the new Evo Kit by itself, but it does.
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Good luck on those! It did absolutley nothing for me on my F9000. It caused all knids of handshaking issues and interference on my old 2013 connect box. A lot of line distortion too. I think these cables are mainly for the less expensive 4K TVs like Seiki. It did not work for me at all.
I had some issues with the Seiki cables on my 2013 One Connect box too. So far, they're performing well with the 2014 box.
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Well after all kinds of waiting after I was told that the latest firmware would fix the rvu problem I was having with the evolution kit. Plugged it in this morning hoping for a fix , NO SUCH LUCK !!! Call the Samsung service center took over my tv remotely and since my old one connect box rvu works fine they said the evolution kit is junk,, now I have to wait for a shipping label email and send mine back and wait for the new one to come in. They say 14 days ahh not sure about that .
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Sparco has it available June 29th for $301.06 free shipping

http://www.sparco.com/cgi-bin/wfind2...7#.U6mEwfldWmf
Still $298.96 from pcnation.com.
http://www.pcnation.com/web/details.asp?item=TW8775
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Yup, but no ETA.

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These cables may not be to everyone's preference. Granted, some may not want to invest in more add-ons. From my short personal experience, they've performed very well. I did a Seiki vs. high end Monster cable comparison. No comparison. Everything is sharper and crisper via the Seiki cable, especially text. Yes, it's a bit surprising this cable actually improves 4K upscaling even more so than just the new Evo Kit by itself, but it does.

The biggest problem with those cables is they are too wide so they can make certain setups difficult by not allowing another HDMI cable to be plugged in next to them, they require a USB port to power them (taking up USB ports is inconvenient), they will only ever be able to handle HDMI 1.4 standard, so on and so forth. Plus the TV does a better job of up-scaling. If you say it is sharper I have to believe you but it is a lot to spend for something the TV is going to do anyway. Worth noting, several of the reviews on Amazon have it as not providing any difference whatsoever. YMMV.
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I had some issues with the Seiki cables on my 2013 One Connect box too. So far, they're performing well with the 2014 box.

Following article explains why they may do a good job.
http://www.audioholics.com/gadget-re...seiki-u-vision


However, if they work with the old box, they must upconvert with HDMI 1.4x specs. If that's the case, they won't upconvert 1080i/60 to 2160P/60 at YCbCr 4:4:4 or 4:2:2; at best they can go only to 2160/60 at 4:2:0. However, I couldn't get my old box to accept 4:2:0. Therefore I assume they don't upconvert 60 fps (i.e., regular TV) video without sending it out at a degraded 30fps. Is this the case? The one connect processing obviously maintains regular TV at the original 60fps.

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Well after all kinds of waiting after I was told that the latest firmware would fix the rvu problem I was having with the evolution kit. Plugged it in this morning hoping for a fix , NO SUCH LUCK !!! Call the Samsung service center took over my tv remotely and since my old one connect box rvu works fine they said the evolution kit is junk,, now I have to wait for a shipping label email and send mine back and wait for the new one to come in. They say 14 days ahh not sure about that .
Some people have been successful getting them to do a cross ship but I think you have to put a credit card down for them to put on hold. Once they receive the unit they remove the hold charge. If that is something you are willing to do I would call them back and ask for that.
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Following article explains why they may do a good job.
http://www.audioholics.com/gadget-re...seiki-u-vision


However, if they work with the old box, they must upconvert with HDMI 1.4x specs. If that's the case, they won't upconvert 1080i/60 to 2160P/60 at YCbCr 4:4:4 or 4:2:2; at best they can go only to 2160/60 at 4:2:0. However, I couldn't get my old box to accept 4:2:0. Therefore I assume they don't upconvert 60 fps (i.e., regular TV) video without sending it out at a degraded 30fps. Is this the case? The one connect processing obviously maintains everything at the original 60fps.
Correct, they are of no use to me at HMDI 2.0

I have a problem with the line noise it caused on my reciever and also through my TV. I am not taking a chance on screwing up my one connect box with them. They very well may work on cheaper 4K TVs but I think Samsungs upscaling processor is just fine.
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Following article explains why they may do a good job.
http://www.audioholics.com/gadget-re...seiki-u-vision


However, if they work with the old box, they must upconvert with HDMI 1.4x specs. If that's the case, they won't upconvert 1080i/60 to 2160P/60 at YCbCr 4:4:4 or 4:2:2; at best they can go only to 2160/60 at 4:2:0. However, I couldn't get my old box to accept 4:2:0. Therefore I assume they don't upconvert 60 fps (i.e., regular TV) video without sending it out at a degraded 30fps. Is this the case?
They cannot handle more than 30 on 4k. From Amazon listing:

Seiki U-VISION 4K HDMI CABLE KEY FEATURES


  • Up-conversion of 720p24/25/30fps and 1080p24/25/30fps content to 4K24/25/30 with video enhancement
  • Up-conversion of 480/576p60 and 720p60 to 1080p60 with video enhancement
  • Gamers will love the improved look of anti-aliased graphics up-converted from 480p/720p60 to 1080p60 with contextual edge restoration
  • Cable audio/video latency is less than 1ms—perfect for gaming
  • Contextual detail enhancement and noise reduction to enhance video appearance
  • Contextual edge restoration of lines and curves for improved video, menus, and user interface Powered from any USB on TV or nearby A/V equipment
  • Technicolor 4K Image Certified for the highest quality HD to 4K viewing experience
  • FOR BEST RESULTS FROM THE SEIKI U-VISION 4K HDMI CABLE


    1) Plug the U-VISION USB power connector into the USB port of your 4K TV; 2) Plug the U-VISION cable into your TV and source device with the processor end of the cable plugged into the TV’s HDMI port; 3) Turn off or minimized the Sharpness settings of the TV; 4) Turn off Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation or similar function of the TV; 5) Enjoy beautiful 4K Ultra HD!!!

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They cannot handle more than 30 on 4k. From Amazon listing:

Seiki U-VISION 4K HDMI CABLE KEY FEATURES



  • Up-conversion of 720p24/25/30fps and 1080p24/25/30fps content to 4K24/25/30 with video enhancement
  • Up-conversion of 480/576p60 and 720p60 to 1080p60 with video enhancement
  • Gamers will love the improved look of anti-aliased graphics up-converted from 480p/720p60 to 1080p60 with contextual edge restoration
  • Cable audio/video latency is less than 1ms—perfect for gaming
  • Contextual detail enhancement and noise reduction to enhance video appearance
  • Contextual edge restoration of lines and curves for improved video, menus, and user interface Powered from any USB on TV or nearby A/V equipment
  • Technicolor 4K Image Certified for the highest quality HD to 4K viewing experience
  • FOR BEST RESULTS FROM THE SEIKI U-VISION 4K HDMI CABLE


    1) Plug the U-VISION USB power connector into the USB port of your 4K TV; 2) Plug the U-VISION cable into your TV and source device with the processor end of the cable plugged into the TV’s HDMI port; 3) Turn off or minimized the Sharpness settings of the TV; 4) Turn off Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation or similar function of the TV; 5) Enjoy beautiful 4K Ultra HD!!!

Gamers definitely won't tolerate 30fps.
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Gamers definitely won't tolerate 30fps.

Well if they have an Xbox One they are used to the limitation I kid I kid. I have a PS4 and Xbox One which both have 30fps limitations depending on the games. As for PC gamers, if they saw 30fps their heads would explode in anger.
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H.265 v H.264

I love that you can now play 4k material directly off a USB stick. I tried a couple of 4k video files encoded with HEVC and compared them with the exact same clip encoded with H.264 and the one encoded with HEVC seemed alot better for some reason. Anyone know why that is? Is the SEK-2500 simply better suited for playing H.265 rather than H.264?

Anyone know of a good source for 4k material? I got some stuff off youtube, but have no idea if I'm actually watching in 4k resolution, and tbh I don't think I am.
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[QUOTE=Mathias Lundgren;25224026]I love that you can now play 4k material directly off a USB stick. I tried a couple of 4k video files encoded with HEVC and compared them with the exact same clip encoded with H.264 and the one encoded with HEVC seemed alot better for some reason. Anyone know why that is? Is the SEK-2500 simply better suited for playing H.265 rather than H.264?

Anyone know of a good source for 4k material? I got some stuff off youtube, but have no idea if I'm actually watching in 4k








have you tried Vimeo? I tried a video called food UHD, looked pretty good
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I love that you can now play 4k material directly off a USB stick. I tried a couple of 4k video files encoded with HEVC and compared them with the exact same clip encoded with H.264 and the one encoded with HEVC seemed alot better for some reason. Anyone know why that is? Is the SEK-2500 simply better suited for playing H.265 rather than H.264?

The SEK-2500 should decrypt H.264 the same as the original one connect.


Regarding looking better than the H.264, H.265 is a more compressed encryption and therefore the same size file should provide more detail after being decrypted than a H.264 encrypted file. However, I've read that these early H.265 encryptions aren't really great and should improve over time. It's encouraging that they look good to you.
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