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post #31411 of 31423 Old 02-01-2016, 01:18 PM
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I realize that D-Nice is "only one person." My interest in his opinion was based on his knowledge of OLEDs current "issues" and that's why I wanted to know where he stood on today's OLEDs. Now I know. But I also wrote that in my opinion the blacks not only EQUAL THE KURO...they SURPASS THE KURO (D-Nice agrees with that) and it really is an issue with me. So, if my KURO were to die this afternoon I'd be in the market for an OLED tomorrow!

Another variable in this equation is SIZE. I have wanted a larger display for at least two years now, preferably a 70-80". So that's another reason I'm not truly satisfied with my KURO. I do sit as close as I can (I sit 7.5' away so I can still enjoy my sound system), but I'm still not getting the immersive experience I long for.

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Same response as the last page.

"if you feel OLED is a huge improvement over the kuro and satisfies your needs better for dark viewing, then buy it."

That's all there is too it.

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I am still enjoying my 500M, 600M, and Panasonic 65ZT60.

That said, the 2K LG OLEDs looked very good under Best Buy showroom lights.
Something that no Plasma every achieved. IMO, this was the kiss of death.

The LG 77 inch 4K HDR display may turn my head after I see how it does in the shootout.
At that price, it must be accurate after calibration (and close before).

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I realize that D-Nice is "only one person." My interest in his opinion was based on his knowledge of OLEDs current "issues" and that's why I wanted to know where he stood on today's OLEDs. Now I know. But I also wrote that in my opinion the blacks not only EQUAL THE KURO...they SURPASS THE KURO (D-Nice agrees with that) and it really is an issue with me. So, if my KURO were to die this afternoon I'd be in the market for an OLED tomorrow!

Another variable in this equation is SIZE. I have wanted a larger display for at least two years now, preferably a 70-80". So that's another reason I'm not truly satisfied with my KURO. I do sit as close as I can (I sit 7.5' away so I can still enjoy my sound system), but I'm still not getting the immersive experience I long for.
Size is another need for many and i can understand that. Especially 50" kuro owners. I'm fine with 60" at 7' to 8'. I have no trouble being immersed. But yeah, me too eventually would love a bigger size. I just can't give up the kuro PQ yet.

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So, my Pro 111fd had the 8 blinking light drama going on. I started researching other TV's and was sad that there didn't seem to be anything out there that was a viable replacement. After a lot of reading, I opened up the panel removed the main board and the audio board, sent them off to Kcrownie on EBay and now my KURO is back to normal. Hopefully it will last until OLED becomes a more mature and cost effective option.

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Just found Kuro ELITE Pro 150 on craigslist and i'm tempted to buy it.

Is there really a nite & day difference between 150 and 151 besides the remote? The website Sound&Vision tested Pro 150 and their pre-evaluation test says the display is capable of displaying 0.001 black. Does that mean 150 and 151 both have same black levels?

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Just found Kuro ELITE Pro 150 on craigslist and i'm tempted to buy it.

Is there really a nite & day difference between 150 and 151 besides the remote? The website Sound&Vision tested Pro 150 and their pre-evaluation test says the display is capable of displaying 0.001 black. Does that mean 150 and 151 both have same black levels?
Let me preface this by saying that I've never seen an 8th generation Kuro in person but from what I have heard, Pioneer made a huge jump from 8th to 9th gen. However, I also heard that the 8th gen sets don't get red tint and can be tweaked for lower black level.
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Just found Kuro ELITE Pro 150 on craigslist and i'm tempted to buy it.

Is there really a nite & day difference between 150 and 151 besides the remote? The website Sound&Vision tested Pro 150 and their pre-evaluation test says the display is capable of displaying 0.001 black. Does that mean 150 and 151 both have same black levels?
i have a 150 a 110 and a 141 and I don't see a huge difference in the 150 vs the 141
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i have a 150 a 110 and a 141 and I don't see a huge difference in the 150 vs the 141
Is Pro 150 not affected by 9th gen. red tint blacks?

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Is Pro 150 not affected by 9th gen. red tint blacks?
i see a little red tint on the 110 and the 150
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Is Pro 150 not affected by 9th gen. red tint blacks?
I've had a 9th generation PRO-151 for 7 years (I probably average 5 hours of viewing a day) and I still don't have the "red tint."

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I've had a 9th generation PRO-151 for 7 years (I probably average 5 hours of viewing a day) and I still don't have the "red tint."
i bet u have

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for the life of me, search here and my friend google couldn't locate the instructions to swapping out elite mod board 1353 from my 111fd to my 6020fd. any any help is appreciated. TIA
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