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post #13891 of 13905 Old Yesterday, 05:56 PM
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Do they happen to mention what kind of download speeds they have or what cables they are using? Seems at least half the time people have issues, the new piece of equipment gets the blame when it is the innocent party.
I don't remember mention of download speeds.
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I love it. Hard core. And I do agree Pacific Rim in 3D is amazing. Pacific Rim 8' away from an 8' 5" wide 16x9 2.8 HP screen presentation, with the lamp on High and the iris down around -10 to -12 and DI on auto 1 = 3D you don't see anywhere because it's at even higher than the new reference levels of Dolby and IMAX FL coming off their screens..... with such high dynamic range from my RS500 and all the dark and mid level APL scenes and deep shadow detail mixed with brilliant highlights and bright colors that just pop in this movie.
I bet! Man, I would LOVE to see Pacific Rim in 3d on the RS500 with all that contrast, especially with your HP screen!
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I haven't done so because I watch very little TV (virtually none) and prefer Blu-Ray quality over streaming. Plus, I don't have an AV receiver or VP that can pass or switch 4K sources, meaning for now I can only have one 4K source sent to the remaining HDMI input of the JVC. So I can't do both the Roku for 4K and the Samsung.

Hence...I was really hoping the Samsung could also be a decent streaming/youtube access option for 4K as well.

The problems I've read so far in the Samsung owners thread is that people seem to be having a tough time actually streaming 4K, if the Samsung is compatible with lots of the youtube 4K encoding, or determining IF the stream is 4K
at all.

it looks like a few new reports from folks that were fine streaming 4K from Youtube. it should be here tomorrow, I should have a chance to check this out tomorrow night.

edit: I have a 50Mb FIOS connection
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So who is lining up to pre-order one of those expensive upcoming BenQ or Optoma projectors?

They are really going to have to pull off a miracle here and improve the stagnant native contrast that has haunted DLP's. + the premiere of this new DLP panel is being hosted by 2 companies that have less than stellar track records in recent years
I predict 2000:1 native, 10000:1 dynamic (useful) contrast. There's no way they could reach 10000:1 native.
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zombie,

I'm very glad you were able to get a player this soon. Usually we have to wade through newbies who get anticipated new gear first "Well, I got the new X, I'm no expert and it looks good to me" kind of stuff. (I think the first person who got the Samsung UHD player in that thread didn't even have a 4K TV, only 1080p!).

We know you'll put this thing, and the new UHD BDs through their paces!

(And it looks like I'll be stuck relying on competent reports for quite a while, since my Samsung player has been delayed to to "not in stock" status).
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@zombie10k Yeah, everyone is talking about UHD's but I'm more interested to hear how it performs as a streaming device (both local and internet content)? Appears to support a lot of formats but I haven't seen any reports on performance. Would love to hear your thoughts on if it's up to the task of replacing any of your current devices?
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Well, I'll have a couple weeks to try all that out too. I wonder if Plex will work on it:
http://www.samsung.com/levant/smarth...apps_plex.html

See what an anamorphoscopic lens can do, see movies the way they were meant to be seen
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I bet! Man, I would LOVE to see Pacific Rim in 3d on the RS500 with all that contrast, especially with your HP screen!
I watched Pacific Rim in 3d last night for the first time and it was amazing on the RS600. Probably the best 3d I've watched so far on the 600. I always watched it in 2d when I had my RS4810 because 3d was too dim on the size screen I am using with that projector. Plus 3d on the 4810 wasn't very good anyway, unlike the 600 which is excellent with 3d titles.
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it would be great if it could play my 2D and 3D MKV's. These are full 1:1 rips just with all the extras removed. That is the great thing about the mede8ter, it's very fast to play the movies and scrubs quickly through the timeline.

stanger how are you using it with your 4910, do you have one of those HDFury devices?

This is one of those times I'd like to compare the 4910 e-shift to the current gen to see if the UHD content looks any different.
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It acts like a regular Blue-ray player when hooked up to a non-2.0a device, and can even downrez to 1080p if the media allows it.

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stanger how are you using it with your 4910, do you have one of those HDFury devices?
Yup, I've got an Integral, I'm hoping the PQ curve/remastering/encoding will be a noticeable improvement over BD, guess we'll see.

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Yup, I've got an Integral, I'm hoping the PQ curve/remastering/encoding will be a noticeable improvement over BD, guess we'll see.

I will be interested in your impression, have been contemplating grabbing an HDfury for my X500. Would like to hold off on upgrading for at least one more year, but still get some benefit from UHD players.

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another member posted this in the JVC thread. There will be a quiz on this entire workflow, study up..


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another member posted this in the JVC thread. There will be a quiz on this entire workflow, study up..


Am I missing something, but I don't see up convert HD -> UHD or is that implied?

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