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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-03-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,076
Posted By westa6969
For many of us old timer farts it's tough to move...

For many of us old timer farts it's tough to move from a brand loyalty that runs for decades where hands down best CRT's ever owned were Sony and Samsung was a budget POS on the shelf at K-Mart and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 14,874
Posted By westa6969
Sorry, but I've been reading here ten years and...

Sorry, but I've been reading here ten years and never witnessed a single AV Pro or IFSer support what you just said - NEVER!!!

Recently did a side by side of BD Material with the best Samsung...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By westa6969
From reading 2015 feedback here and in-store...

From reading 2015 feedback here and in-store observations without factoring in all the REDUNDANT/ASININE squabbling over HDMI disputes I'd say the Samsung 65JS9500 is Top Dog and Sony 2014 XBR65X950B...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,047
Views: 315,536
Posted By westa6969
Loved last nights episode after getting truly...

Loved last nights episode after getting truly annoyed at the pace after five seasons and everyone on the road to somewhere but nothing happening until we finally shockingly discovered the REAL ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 76,788
Posted By westa6969
When considering off-angle viewing limits of ALL...

When considering off-angle viewing limits of ALL LCD's it's important to understand your HT spatial layout. In my previous home I had a smaller HT Den with high ceilings and spent years here in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-30-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 14,874
Posted By westa6969
Why don't you swap a 930 for a JS9500 to...

Why don't you swap a 930 for a JS9500 to challenge the best of each?:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-30-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 76,788
Posted By westa6969
Interesting feedback, with both my D8000,F8000's...

Interesting feedback, with both my D8000,F8000's I've always felt they lacked the richness of the Red's on our previous Sony Z4100 and my old Sharp 57" as it had custom color filters. I used to walk...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-29-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,402
Views: 120,526
Posted By westa6969
While these panels can likely play Royalty Free...

While these panels can likely play Royalty Free HDCP 2 via USB could you guys answer how a standard USB gets around heavy encryption and Royalty mandates of HDCP 2.2?

I'm not saying your wrong...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-28-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By westa6969
DOUBTFUL - For USA as they can't even get their...

DOUBTFUL - For USA as they can't even get their damn LED Flagship's on display for purchase 6 months after announcement. They continue to lag here and MIA.

Also, they possess ZERO capability to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 76,788
Posted By westa6969
Historically, there is a method to the Madness of...

Historically, there is a method to the Madness of the elevated UPP of the 78"/88" for a period of time. It certainly helps Samsung clear out last years 78" inventory at around $5K and it sells the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By westa6969
Hopefully these make help clarify (or not) ...

Hopefully these make help clarify (or not)

http://www.samsung.com/global/article/articleDetailView.do?atcl_id=32

http://www.cnet.com/news/fake-refresh-rates-is-your-tv-really-120hz/

As a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 45,549
Posted By westa6969
I used to have similar feelings but then realized...

I used to have similar feelings but then realized after building a BD library that I rarely view a movie more than once unless it's been years and then it's fresh but 95% of what I have are stored...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 14,874
Posted By westa6969
Went to BB w/hopes of seeing this and they only...

Went to BB w/hopes of seeing this and they only had the 850C on display. Looked good with 4K feed but it was truly difficult to see the difference from the 850B below it. So, to my eyes with 4K it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 759
Posted By westa6969
The problem is in the statement "Infinite CR" and...

The problem is in the statement "Infinite CR" and this statement is not fully factual IMO and the owner reviews I've seen.

It takes more than Black/White on/off state to TRULY = ICR, it's the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 48,706
Posted By westa6969
Is Game Mode available to you with PC connected?...

Is Game Mode available to you with PC connected? You may want to try that to see if it's a difference maker like it is with console gaming.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-24-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By westa6969
Stateside - "X" series is reserved for the higher...

Stateside - "X" series is reserved for the higher end lines whereas an "S" is not available for sale in USA. Haven't seen the "S" moniker used here in about 7/8 yrs.

That S is a 2014 "B" model in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-24-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By westa6969
There's are several caveats here - Your...

There's are several caveats here -


Your comparing a 2 yr old with a one year old as the HU series is 2014 lacking QDot, FALD, OctaCore of a JS9500. While a OCB may help evolve this TV it...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-23-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,668
Posted By westa6969
Having lacked reading the novels and won't seems...

Having lacked reading the novels and won't seems to be a puzzle mystery similar to a JJ Abrams product. The product and setting seems of very good quality well cast vs. the typical studio out of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-22-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 76,788
Posted By westa6969
Are you certain your not actually observing other...

Are you certain your not actually observing other artifacts like signal compression or mosquito noise from the broadcaster? Just saying, that from a troubleshooting perspective that if DSE is seen...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,402
Views: 120,526
Posted By westa6969
Here's a link dating back to 2008 where in fact...

Here's a link dating back to 2008 where in fact all XBR's and Z Series were Ten Bit w/Ten Bit Processing.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 73,453
Posted By westa6969
HDR Firmware Makes OLED - The Killer

Original OP Topic no longer makes sense after this week when FlatpanelsHD announced a 1mm thin 99" unit later this year and that 2015 4K OLED's will be updated to HDR capable via Firmware later this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 84,179
Posted By westa6969
Samsung's designed to use Ultra Slim Mounting are...

Samsung's designed to use Ultra Slim Mounting are intended to hang like a painting on the wall and those panels have U-Shaped metal Clips at the base corners that can be pulled out to tilt the bottom...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,845
Posted By westa6969
Asking this question of a third party brings...

Asking this question of a third party brings subjective bias and the settings viewed in-store are rarely calibrated toward YOUR preference. Your likely not going to get a concensus so your best...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 651
Posted By westa6969
I highly recommend the 65JS9500 for your budget...

I highly recommend the 65JS9500 for your budget though your prices seem quite high. Perhaps that's because Canadians often get gouged on pricing.


FALD Backlit Blacks outperforms Edge/Direct...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 76,788
Posted By westa6969
I have a Darbee in a drawer somewhere that I...

I have a Darbee in a drawer somewhere that I found does false edge enhancement on my older Samsung's - this TV should need ZERO help from a Darbee and I would suspect likely could make things worse...
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