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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2013, 01:41 PM
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Posted By losamigos
"Of their choice"??? What a joke! Would it...

"Of their choice"???

What a joke! Would it bankrupt them to let you pick your own movies?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-16-2012, 05:46 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:I have been wondering what was up with the...

Quote:I have been wondering what was up with the settings myself. I tried two settings but I messed up and they were not two inputs that were next to each other so I couldn't see them back to back....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-15-2012, 09:10 PM
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Posted By losamigos
Very good question. I have wondered this myself....

Very good question. I have wondered this myself. I suppose I could take 4-5 minutes and find out for myself by entering the same settings into two different modes. Nah! Too lazy.

Another thing I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 06:23 PM
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Posted By losamigos
There's no reflections in a dark room. Can't you...

There's no reflections in a dark room. Can't you close the drapes and / or turn out the lights?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 05:41 PM
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Posted By losamigos
I like the AVS HD 709 the best so far (but with...

I like the AVS HD 709 the best so far (but with Smooth Motion on) but I keep all three loaded in memory, one saved as "Custom" one as "Standard" and one as "Movie". Then, if some programming doesn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 04:37 PM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:After using AVS HD 709 HDMV these are my...

Quote:After using AVS HD 709 HDMV these are my settings and they look good in normal viewing lighting, give them a go.


---Picture settings menu---
Picture Mode: Custom
Backlight: 40...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 03:57 PM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PlayNice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/330#post_22585482)

I have not found a manual way to update the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 10:33 AM
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Posted By losamigos
No Real Cinema Modes used, I only turned Smooth...

No Real Cinema Modes used, I only turned Smooth Motion on. The source material is mostly 1080i and 720p over the air broadcasts. These OTA broadcasts vary tremendously in picture quality and various...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 10:19 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PlayNice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/330#post_22584365)

Funny I turned smooth motion back on too,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2012, 09:32 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Pretty awesome picture once you get the settings...

Pretty awesome picture once you get the settings dialed in, eh? I turned Smooth Motion back on, and it gives a pretty impressive illusion of 3D. Heck, even SD programming looks great on this set....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By losamigos
So how is it that Vizio are able to sell their...

So how is it that Vizio are able to sell their TV's for so many hundreds of dollars less than LG charges for essentially the same set?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2012, 01:01 PM
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Posted By losamigos
So PlayNice, what do you think of the assertion...

So PlayNice, what do you think of the assertion that Vizio uses LG panels to build their sets, and these panels are "seconds" that are sold to to Vizio at a sharply discounted price, allowing Vizio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2012, 11:04 AM
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Posted By losamigos
http://www.techlicious.com/blog/beware-of-inflate...

http://www.techlicious.com/blog/beware-of-inflated-lcd-tv-specs/
Quote:TV makers advertise these higher rates as a step-up feature, with 120 Hz TVs providing better motion performance than a 60 Hz...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2012, 10:57 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jetfanroy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/300#post_22581041)

120Hz vs 240 Hz ?
Is taht an issue or are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2012, 09:42 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jetfanroy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/300#post_22580579)

so you bought it? happy with it?


I'm...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-11-2012, 05:39 AM
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Views: 72,338
Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gorilla_cooch http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/300#post_22576819)

I don't do split screen gaming. I play...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2012, 01:51 PM
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Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by joepaiii http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/300#post_22575171)

On other topics, is this tv even available...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-09-2012, 01:18 PM
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Views: 72,338
Posted By losamigos
Quote:I would say there is a wrong with CFI or...

Quote:I would say there is a wrong with CFI or smooth motion. Any frame interpolation can and does create noise and unwanted artifacts with certain content.


These two sentences make absolutely...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-09-2012, 07:41 AM
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Views: 72,338
Posted By losamigos
What?

What?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-08-2012, 08:56 AM
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Posted By losamigos
I always thought that the "Soap Opera Effect"...

I always thought that the "Soap Opera Effect" was the result of having "Film Mode" turned off. My experience was that I got my first BluRay player and hooked it up, and put in the movie "Dr....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2012, 07:51 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Buy the Vizio, and use some of the money you...

Buy the Vizio, and use some of the money you save toward an extended 5 year warranty. I bought my set at Cosco (had to buy a membership since I didn't have one) where they give you an extra year on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-04-2012, 10:52 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Hey, don't get me wrong, I love mine. But I know...

Hey, don't get me wrong, I love mine. But I know that it's extremely unlikely that a $1099 set is going to be "the bestest TV in the whole wide world".

And the sets I looked at were all being fed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-04-2012, 09:24 AM
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Posted By losamigos
Again, I don't have the model numbers, but the...

Again, I don't have the model numbers, but the Samsungs I saw that looked better than the Vizio M3d55KD had been drastically marked down, somewhere around $700-800. And they were still priced around...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2012, 12:38 PM
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Views: 72,338
Posted By losamigos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PlayNice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/270#post_22548986)

The Samsung's of this year use the lesser...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2012, 06:21 PM
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Views: 72,338
Posted By losamigos
I know I'm not who you were posing the question...

I know I'm not who you were posing the question to, but I got mine at Costco. Costco or Sam's Club will give you best price, better than Amazon. TBH, I really don't think a camera pic could ever do...
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