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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 15,645
Posted By G-Rex
Well, the IFA show is almost here. Hopefully by...

Well, the IFA show is almost here. Hopefully by Friday or Saturday we learn that the Panasonic Oled is coming soon with HDR capability/HDMI 2.0a, and great motion handling, and AC wifi built in....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,800
Posted By G-Rex
Has LG mentioned if the 9500 will support the AC...

Has LG mentioned if the 9500 will support the AC wifi standard?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-25-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
I took another look at the 9600 today. After...

I took another look at the 9600 today. After putting the tv in ISF1 mode, with dejudder at 0 and deblur at 10 and (at the advice of members) reducing the oled light from 60 to about 35....the motion...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
Looks like I will be heading out to look at the...

Looks like I will be heading out to look at the set again. Thanks for the info Tyrindor/Stanton.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-24-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
The oled was in cinema mode so I can't imagine...

The oled was in cinema mode so I can't imagine the oled light being on "high" in this mode...correct? Does Cinema Mode automatically bring the light down to 30 or 40? No I am not chasing a unicorn. ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
[QUOTE=Tyrindor;36730194]Nothing a professional...

[QUOTE=Tyrindor;36730194]Nothing a professional calibrator does is going to improve motion over you setting those 2 settings yourself. I've never heard of a TV having locked down motion settings.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-23-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
If I go to Magnolia and put deblur at 10 and ...

If I go to Magnolia and put deblur at 10 and dejudder at 0, how much of the micro motion stutters should this remove in %, as opposed to a full calibration by someone like Chad? Ie. Will these quick...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-20-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 15,645
Posted By G-Rex
If the Panasonic oled is vaporware, that will be...

If the Panasonic oled is vaporware, that will be very disappointing. I can not get used to LG's motion algorithm capture/stop and hold. The micro stutters are very distracting to me, (maybe I am...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-19-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
Thanks for the reply and link sillysally....

Thanks for the reply and link sillysally. Interesting....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-17-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
I spent some time at BB viewing 4k LG (hard...

I spent some time at BB viewing 4k LG (hard drive footage) as well as blurays. When the motion enhancer is off I see micro stutters in the image. When it is turned on, (even with settings listed on...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
I have thought about this for some time. For...

I have thought about this for some time. For those of us with front projectors it might be a long time before hdr/wcg is implemented, as it is not practical for bulb based projectors. To reach the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 143,927
Posted By G-Rex
This set was suppose to have a two year model...

This set was suppose to have a two year model lifecycle, 2014/2015. So now there is no Sony fald tv in the most popular size, the 65" class? That is a bit strange.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-13-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 61,123
Posted By G-Rex
I agree, and considering "it's the best tv ever"...

I agree, and considering "it's the best tv ever" I am still not buying until the screen uniformity issues are fixed and HDMI 2.0a is implemented. When done so, I will immediately buy. As a side...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,491
Posted By G-Rex
Two questions: I thought the new UHD bluray...

Two questions: I thought the new UHD bluray standard allowes for 4:4:4 at 24hz. But at 48/50/60 hz it drops to 4:2:2. Has 24hz signals also been reduced to 4:2:2 in the final spec? If this is the...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,910
Posted By G-Rex
This Monitor Audio speaker looks interesting. ...

This Monitor Audio speaker looks interesting. They claim a wide dispersion pattern and an aimable midrange/tweeter module with 18 degrees of movement. I do hear that the Gold C-Cam tweeter can be a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-09-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
Can you imagine paying $14,000 for a processor...

Can you imagine paying $14,000 for a processor and then a year later a 161 shows up without the bottlenecks and has the 18 gbps chipset. This is what worries me and why I will pass on the processor...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-09-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
When I last looked into it, HDbaseT...

When I last looked into it, HDbaseT receivers/transmitters were limited to 10 gbps. Even if the internal transmitter in the 160 can be firmware upgraded, a new chipset will likely be required when...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-07-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
I am tempted to purchase a 9600. It is for the...

I am tempted to purchase a 9600. It is for the master bedroom, and if I mostly stream in that (dark room), how forgiving is the tv with Netflix feeds? Is the background noise/dithering much worse...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-07-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 150,939
Posted By G-Rex
Wondering if this is a temporary price i.e. a...

Wondering if this is a temporary price i.e. a sale, or a permanent adjustment to the msrp?

Would it be a waste of time for Best Buy to open one on sight, to see if it has the black bars? If the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-05-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
Check out all these AVRs being released with HDMI...

Check out all these AVRs being released with HDMI 2.0a, 18 gbps, HDR, and HDCP compliant (link below). Prices are a fraction of the $14,000 MX160 msrp, yet these offer the latest chipsets. With the...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,910
Posted By G-Rex
I will try to track down some SC Aim 8s and have...

I will try to track down some SC Aim 8s and have a listen. Hopefully more atmos speakers are unveiled at CEDIA this October.
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,910
Posted By G-Rex
Thanks for the feedback. Is the distortion...

Thanks for the feedback. Is the distortion caused by the fact that there are 4 tweeters or because the tweeters and midrange are aimable?

I haven't heard the SC yet. Did you hear the Aim 8...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,910
Posted By G-Rex
Curious why no one has tried the new Speakercraft...

Curious why no one has tried the new Speakercraft Aim 8 series 2. Aimable 4 tweeter array with choice of tweeter material (silk dome/aluminum/ magnesium) plus aimable midrange. Maybe the fairly...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-23-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
With McIntosh's platform typically being...

With McIntosh's platform typically being non-modular, and difficult to upgrade, that would be beyond short sighted. I would welcome a delay if it increased the chances of the 160 having the 18gbps...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-23-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 56,133
Posted By G-Rex
Curious, are the 18 gbps hdmi chips readily...

Curious, are the 18 gbps hdmi chips readily available in quantity now vs the 10.2 gbps chip set? How much is the price difference between the cost of these two chip sets? Anyone care to take a...
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