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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2017, 02:23 PM
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Posted By davehale
Thanks for this - some of us are more visual...

Thanks for this - some of us are more visual people and that did help.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11,237
Views: 572,177
Posted By davehale
IMO since you have a relative that will sell you...

IMO since you have a relative that will sell you dirt cheap the Samsung, I would get it now. I would go so far as to say if they need a car battery jump or a shed painted or a lawn mowed while they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2017, 12:22 PM
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Posted By davehale
Such is the state of the "Electronics of China of...

Such is the state of the "Electronics of China of Things" that are thrown at the world from state mandated 51% owned companies that would laugh at any western country while throwing them under the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2017, 09:02 AM
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Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
Yep my tv refused to turn on about 3 days ago....

Yep my tv refused to turn on about 3 days ago. Remote didn't work or the power button on back. I just flipped the wall switch off a couple of minutes. Then it was alright again. The state of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By davehale
Quickly now: Place a fake colon somewhere in that...

Quickly now: Place a fake colon somewhere in that title and all will be well:p
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 12:30 PM
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Posted By davehale
Man, I would sell that TV right now and go to...

Man, I would sell that TV right now and go to Vegas and place everything on red! - twice!:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 12:04 PM
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Posted By davehale
If it's only on the menu screen and not while...

If it's only on the menu screen and not while Local Dimming is on it could still be a keeper. Further evaluation and noticing other issues probably would cause me to return it definitely.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 07:46 PM
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Posted By davehale
Yes, I also have some clouding on my 930d and is...

Yes, I also have some clouding on my 930d and is just barely tolerable for me. Just didn't want it on my 940D (also) and returned it within my 30 day period. Now looking at the newer Sony listings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 07:35 PM
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Posted By davehale
Don't discount those individuals who have...

Don't discount those individuals who have on-going issues. Smearing and other anomalies are quite real. Yep, my 1 bad pixel can be seen 9 feet away without even looking for it as it will just shine...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 01:30 PM
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Posted By davehale
Avatar 1080p is the best 2d movie my wife and I...

Avatar 1080p is the best 2d movie my wife and I have seen even including some UHD HDR 4k movies. Haven't watched 3d movies since visiting Disneyworld back in the 90's though.:o
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 12:08 PM
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Views: 31,484
Posted By davehale
And bless them so much for keeping the price to a...

And bless them so much for keeping the price to a more reasonable working mans level. But isn't it something like 25% restocking fees and return shipping fees for any reason such as bad pixels,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,484
Posted By davehale
Yep, and with one of the worlds shortest...

Yep, and with one of the worlds shortest warranties (one year in US and Canada), the highest priced TV will probably break down just as often as its lower tiered TV. Aren't some European warranties 3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2017, 09:38 AM
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Posted By davehale
This has happened to me on my Denon A-100. A new...

This has happened to me on my Denon A-100. A new mic did fix the problem.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11,237
Views: 572,177
Posted By davehale
Lol! Got within 3 inches of the remote and yelled...

Lol! Got within 3 inches of the remote and yelled at it. It got so scared that it actually lit up.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 01:11 PM
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Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
If I may put on just one of my various sized tin...

If I may put on just one of my various sized tin foil hats that I keep close at hand, I could imagine that Sony or any other product maker in that the suppliers have a warehouse full of slightly...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11,237
Views: 572,177
Posted By davehale
Yep. Back in the days of the -83 only a few...

Yep. Back in the days of the -83 only a few players were used by Hollywood to be sure their movie discs ran smoothly - the xbox and the PS. Everyone else had to adjust on a disc by disc basis as Oppo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11,237
Views: 572,177
Posted By davehale
They actually had that program for the -83 early...

They actually had that program for the -83 early adopters as you and I know. The Oppo has grown leaps and bounds for its known legendary support and many new customers are jumping on board just to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 372,797
Posted By davehale
Sure like all the enthusiasm for the promised DV....

Sure like all the enthusiasm for the promised DV. I would have had a Z9 long ago if I could trust Sony. But I actually waited to buy my initial smaller Sony 930D after they stated that YouTube...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2017, 06:46 PM
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Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
Netflix stopped working again while everything...

Netflix stopped working again while everything else still works. The -100 error (cannot get to the Netflix servers). This is the third time for Netflix since earlier last year. Have to unplug TV,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11,237
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Posted By davehale
:eek: Well that just does it. Now I'm going to...

:eek:
Well that just does it. Now I'm going to have to re-watch The Walking Dead series one more time.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,869
Views: 415,969
Posted By davehale
Thought sure I saw multiple dead pixels on your...

Thought sure I saw multiple dead pixels on your black screen but upon closer inspection realized it was time to clean my monitor. :eek:
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-18-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 27,045
Posted By davehale
Can you make it look like a Samsung picture also?...

Can you make it look like a Samsung picture also? If so, I now own a new hybrid "OPPOSAN" player with chameleon like characteristics! Kidding aside, I own and will keep my OPPO and will also now...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2017, 10:14 AM
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Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
That's exactly the size and shape of mine in the...

That's exactly the size and shape of mine in the same place. No one in my house notices it though. But once local dimming kicks in it goes away and is replaced with a beautiful picture.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
The first photo doesn't look half bad. Mine was...

The first photo doesn't look half bad. Mine was more than twice that bent and did send it back because from my seating position there was a definite leanback to the right rear. From the 2nd photo I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2017, 01:35 PM
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Views: 400,340
Posted By davehale
Actually I have found my HDMI Enhanced turned OFF...

Actually I have found my HDMI Enhanced turned OFF - possibly due to rebooting? Need to check from time to time.
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