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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-22-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
Fair enough... we all need toys!

Fair enough... we all need toys!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-22-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
And TCi has ~1M visitors annually, with hundreds ...

And TCi has ~1M visitors annually, with hundreds or even thousands dropping $20k or more for a week or two there. And that is only one vacation destination among many... there are probably tens of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-21-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
I think you lost the intent of my posts somewhere...

I think you lost the intent of my posts somewhere along the way... I am in no way complaining about the price of the 77", or the value of the 65" OLEDs (will be buying a 65" B6 or E6 before the year...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 28,382
Posted By dougri
Maybe to split audio from incoming protected...

Maybe to split audio from incoming protected content from an external streaming device without such capability?
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   09-21-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 51,618
Posted By dougri
I checked the Visa Signature policy... they...

I checked the Visa Signature policy... they require the print ad, the policy does not apply to internet advertisements, and it is limited to $250 per purchase and $1k annually. Not as generous as...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-20-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
Assuming they've done some type of analysis on...

Assuming they've done some type of analysis on yield given the substrate size limitations... e.g. can fit 3 77" and 2 55" on a single substrate with .85 probability of at getting 2 usable 77" and 1...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-19-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
Most I've paid for a projector is <$1k, but would...

Most I've paid for a projector is <$1k, but would probably spend up to $5k if I had a dedicated HT... Lacking that, just a waste of money. Admittedly, I'm a bargain hunter, but allowing for doubling...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-19-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
Maybe I'm just cheap, but owning 2 projectors, an...

Maybe I'm just cheap, but owning 2 projectors, an anthem AVR, and calibration equipment qualifies me as some sort of entusiast, but no way I am ever paying more than $5k for a television... Probably...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-19-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
you may be overestimating the market for TVs that...

you may be overestimating the market for TVs that pricey... I live in a neighborhood full of homes WELL above the median here in the bay area that meet your description (no room for a dedicated HT,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-19-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By dougri
CL3-rated USB extension cable source

Anyone have a good source for in-wall rated USB extender cables? Considering relocating AV equip to a closet and kids love the Xbox Kinect games, so would need to extend that cable ~30 ft through...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-19-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,216
Posted By dougri
I see Scott W.'s video from CEDIA states they are...

I see Scott W.'s video from CEDIA states they are now claiming 100% DCI-P3 coverage rather than "up to 99%" (which actually measures 90-94% from what I've read). Has there been a process change...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-19-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By dougri
100% DCI-P3? Is that new for the 77" G6, or are...

100% DCI-P3? Is that new for the 77" G6, or are they claiming that for all the OLEDs coming off the line now?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30,061
Views: 1,510,430
Posted By dougri
OK... want to see what this set is capable of...

OK... want to see what this set is capable of when viewing in the store. IMHO, the loop they have going at Magnolia is worthless compared to another set I'm considering in the same room (Sony...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,450
Views: 1,105,516
Posted By dougri
Larger replacement for 55LHX

Looking for options on replacing my LG 55LHX. I'm more critical in dark-room viewing and willing to accept compromises in bright room. Having said that, the 55LHX the new set will be replacing has...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9,450
Views: 1,105,516
Posted By dougri
Similar sets... I'd base it on your viewing...

Similar sets... I'd base it on your viewing preferences and environment. If you do most of your viewing in a bright environment, I'd get the samsung... otherwise, the sony. The samsung has better...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
sounds like an HDR calibration or content...

sounds like an HDR calibration or content mastering issue... the highest brightness should be reserved for (small) specular highlights, not general high-luminance scenes... no? maybe that is all you...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
So, you get almost 10% increase in brightness....

So, you get almost 10% increase in brightness. Sounds good to me... I'll trade the lack of 3D for brightness on the B6 and put the $ saved to a bigger screen for the rare occasion when I watch 3D on...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
So, in theory, HDR should look slightly better on...

So, in theory, HDR should look slightly better on the B6 once calibrated?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-18-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
Yes on all points... good availability of UHD and...

Yes on all points... good availability of UHD and HDR notwithstanding, it is a matter of timing for me... would get the benefit of a larger screen now, but I have a projector for critical movie...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-18-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
In what ways? only for UHD or HDR content? the...

In what ways? only for UHD or HDR content? the 55LHX was very favorably reviewed in the VE shootout back then when plasma was still king. Have there been any significant technological improvements...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-18-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 620,405
Posted By dougri
treading in the grey area here regarding FALD...

treading in the grey area here regarding FALD discussion, but I'm interested in this comment...
I have an LG 55LHX (~280 zones), that I vowed not to replace until I saw a sizable picture...
Forum: AVS Forum® Articles   02-05-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By dougri
agreed... only two things I really dislike about...

agreed... only two things I really dislike about my 55LHX are that it is 'only' 55" and some blooming when viewed off-center. That's OK, makes it easier to wait for 65 or 77" OLEDs to come down in...
Forum: Video Source Items   01-27-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By dougri
Location/shipping and payment details please.

Location/shipping and payment details please.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-21-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By dougri
Yes, was referring to the DLP tech... have seen...

Yes, was referring to the DLP tech... have seen many around here equating it to JVC e-shift and asserting it is not true 4K/UHD. As long as the image on screen is as I desire, I do not really care...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-21-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By dougri
Is the current crop of FALD LCDs significantly...

Is the current crop of FALD LCDs significantly better (w.r.t. LCD's inherent weaknesses) than high end sets of a few years ago (e.g. like my LG 55LHX)? I know they support new features (e.g. 4K,...
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