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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By RandyWalters
The first thing that comes to mind is the big...

The first thing that comes to mind is the big difference in processing between these two models.

The ST50 (as well as the GT50 and VT50) had poor processing that made the image somewhat soft and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,862
Posted By RandyWalters
Now that you mention it i do remember seeing the...

Now that you mention it i do remember seeing the Samsung commercial and LG OLED commercial a while back. Prolly blocked them from my memory because the TVs were CURVED (i wouldn't own a curved TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By RandyWalters
When i was first considering getting a 55W800B i...

When i was first considering getting a 55W800B i had briefly considered getting the lower model 60" Sony but kept having to remind myself that my 55" Plasma still felt a little too big at my 8ft...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,862
Posted By RandyWalters
I saw a Hisense UHD TV commercial for their for...

I saw a Hisense UHD TV commercial for their for the first time this morning (on CBSSN during an auto race) showing the #20 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=20) ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By RandyWalters
Some people would prefer the larger/lower quality...

Some people would prefer the larger/lower quality TV at 8 feet, while others would choose the smaller higher quality at 8 feet.

One thing you should do is go to a store and look at a 65" Sony...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,264
Posted By RandyWalters
That salesman is a liar and a thief. Customers...

That salesman is a liar and a thief. Customers who are not A/V savvy look to A/V salesman to help them select the right components and give them a good deal, not lie to them and con them into buying...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 351,053
Posted By RandyWalters
It actually says XBR55X800B, not just "800B". ...

It actually says XBR55X800B, not just "800B".

This is why it's important for people to post the complete model number (even the screen size matters in some cases) and not just abbreviate it....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,264
Posted By RandyWalters
Actually the $5 HDMI cables are just as good as...

Actually the $5 HDMI cables are just as good as the $240 cable. HDMI is pure digital so you either get the signal or you don't. People here have tested cheap cables against the massively...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By RandyWalters
My experience with Panasonic Plasmas over the...

My experience with Panasonic Plasmas over the years is the older ones required longer wall mounting screws, but the newer models were much thinner and required much shorter screws. If you use...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-24-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By RandyWalters
Wow, good catch ! Looking at Roku's remote...

Wow, good catch ! Looking at Roku's remote page, apparently a few players come with IR remotes but most of the others come with WiFi or even Bluetooth. Kinda confusing.

Only the "Standard...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-23-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By RandyWalters
The Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control...

The Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control is a fantastic little pre-programmed Learning Remote. This has been my go-to universal remote for friends and family and anyone else who needs an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 351,053
Posted By RandyWalters
Better for what? ________________________

Better for what?

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm almost positive that the XBR-55X850C i played...

I'm almost positive that the XBR-55X850C i played with a while back had a nice SEMI-GLOSS screen like my 55W800B does. Not glossy at all IIRC.

Some of the Samungs had glossy screens and were...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-20-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,770
Posted By RandyWalters
URC has been moving away from the lowly...

URC has been moving away from the lowly Do-It-Yourselfer market in the past few years, choosing to focus instead on it's network of Authorized Custom Installers to install and program their higher...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 351,053
Posted By RandyWalters
Go back to Jan 11th to find my settings. For...

Go back to Jan 11th to find my settings.

For other people's settings, just search for keywords such as "color" or "sharpness" as that will reveal posts that contain those words.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-19-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By RandyWalters
What do you mean by "original panels" ??? If...

What do you mean by "original panels" ??? If you're worried about getting a refurbished TV, that's usually stated in the product information that the TV is refurbished and not new. I would...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 4,741
Posted By RandyWalters
Darknight, it would be really helpful if you'd...

Darknight, it would be really helpful if you'd tell us exactly what your source is for watching movies, football, and gaming, and what kind of resolution you're sending to that TV that's 15 feet...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By RandyWalters
IIRC, the "Rising Black Levels" issue was still...

IIRC, the "Rising Black Levels" issue was still present on the 2010 models, but not nearly as bad as it was on the 2009 models (my G10 had it bad).

There is a big thread about it - there...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 351,053
Posted By RandyWalters
It's probably more that the 48W600B is made of...

It's probably more that the 48W600B is made of even lower-quality material than on the cheap flimsy 50W800B :D

Seriously, everything about my 55W800B has a really cheap flimsy plasticky feel to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 351,053
Posted By RandyWalters
Are you also too lazy to use the "Search This...

Are you also too lazy to use the "Search This Thread" function to find people's posted settings ? ;)

I wasn't too lazy to type up several lines of all my settings and post them here, so you...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By RandyWalters
The vast majority of respondents in the curved vs...

The vast majority of respondents in the curved vs flat poll thread preferred flat (like 85% IIRC). It has nothing to do with being stubborn.

Some people don't notice the curve, and some...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By RandyWalters
Popular current remotes among the Custom...

Popular current remotes among the Custom Installer crowd:

RTI T3x

Control4 SR-260

URC MX-890
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-18-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By RandyWalters
Did you get my PM about the URC Dealer? ...

Did you get my PM about the URC Dealer?

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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 981,801
Posted By RandyWalters
The Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control...

The Philips SRP5107/27 Universal Remote Control is a fantastic little Learning Remote. This has been my go-to universal remote for friends and family and anyone else who needs an inexpensive remote...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-17-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By RandyWalters
But only if Panasonic actually does release a...

But only if Panasonic actually does release a flat OLED TV. And if they do, it will be priced higher than it's LG counterpart.

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