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Forum: Remote Control Area   04-26-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By RandyWalters
I just searched Ebay for "yamaha dsp-1 remote...

I just searched Ebay for "yamaha dsp-1 remote control" and four different auctions popped up.


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Forum: Remote Control Area   04-25-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By RandyWalters
For the record, the MX-450 is still a current...

For the record, the MX-450 is still a current model on URC's website.

hhttp://www.universalremote.com/product_details.php?id=3&s=residential&c=user_interfaces&p=MX-450ttp://


But it looks...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-25-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 36,673
Posted By RandyWalters
How is everybody's R40 OLED Screen holding up??...

How is everybody's R40 OLED Screen holding up?? The screen on my over 3-year-old R40 has been getting dimmer and dimmer as the months and years go by and has become so dim that it's now very...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-23-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By RandyWalters
This is a long shot but is there a headphone jack...

This is a long shot but is there a headphone jack on that TV? And if so is something plugged into it? (that normally disables the speakers).

Or is there a headphone setting in the menu that...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-21-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By RandyWalters
I noted the keyword, but i was asking why you're...

I noted the keyword, but i was asking why you're "sure", but now you're saying "might". ;)

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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-21-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By RandyWalters
How are you sure it would be the same time as a...

How are you sure it would be the same time as a Plasma?? What do you base this on?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,633
Posted By RandyWalters
My 55W800B is a tad brighter than my 55ST60 and...

My 55W800B is a tad brighter than my 55ST60 and my colors are just as vivid, but as expected the black levels and shadow detail are not as good as they are on the Plasma. I have tried some other...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By RandyWalters
No, the Brightness setting actually adjusts the...

No, the Brightness setting actually adjusts the black level (too low and blacks lose shadow detail, too high and the black areas get washed out). It's counter-intuitive, but that's the way it's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By RandyWalters
Haier and a few other companies made a 7" and 10"...

Haier and a few other companies made a 7" and 10" 16.9 TV with an AV input that could serve as a monitor.

Here's a related thread that may help:
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By RandyWalters
Technically there is no such thing as an "LED...

Technically there is no such thing as an "LED TV", it's just a misleading marketing term to describe an LCD TV that is lit by LEDs instead of a CFL lamp.

Use the LCD TV forum here:
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By RandyWalters
A few years ago i discovered Glarestopper and...

A few years ago i discovered Glarestopper and tried it on my glossy laptop computer and got such good results i got another one for my small glossy LCD TV. I love this product! It doesn't seem...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 306,467
Posted By RandyWalters
In the Plasma TV world the 3D models were the...

In the Plasma TV world the 3D models were the higher-end models and they had higher-performing panels and processing etc which also benefited non-3D picture quality.

I'm not up on the LCD panel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By RandyWalters
Regardless, i'd return it ASAP so you don't...

Regardless, i'd return it ASAP so you don't completely lose all the money you paid for it. If you keep it and start dealing with Samsung's warranty department, they may decide that you somehow...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By RandyWalters
That TV is defective. I would just have it...

That TV is defective. I would just have it exchanged straight up, dunno why they would charge you more for a replacement.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By RandyWalters
My take on it is that sometime more than a dozen...

My take on it is that sometime more than a dozen years ago the world adopted the 1.78:1 aspect ratio as the new standard for HD and PAL television broadcasting and the new TV screen format. I don't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By RandyWalters
"Best image quality" isn't so cut-and-dry. There...

"Best image quality" isn't so cut-and-dry. There are so many possibilities on the market, but the top choices PQ wise would probably be one of the UHD (so-called "4K") models from Sony and Samsung....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By RandyWalters
Yeah i don't like how that adapter box thingy...

Yeah i don't like how that adapter box thingy only utilizes two mounting screws, but the TV is pretty light and Sony must think it's strong enough for wall mounting, but i'd be concerned with an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By RandyWalters
I googled 42W653A VESA Wall Mount and this Sony...

I googled 42W653A VESA Wall Mount and this Sony VESA Adapter immediately pops up - it enables you to use a standard VESA wall mount:

42W65xA

VESA adapter (Accessory, not supplied with the TV)...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 306,467
Posted By RandyWalters
You named the only two differences between those...

You named the only two differences between those two models (bezel color and 3D). Everything else is the same.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 32,037
Posted By RandyWalters
Got links? I read those sites and lots of...

Got links?

I read those sites and lots of websites for months before buying my 55W800B and i can't remember ever seeing any reference to the 55 incher being wall mountable with the table...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 32,037
Posted By RandyWalters
Unlike the 50" version that this thread is about,...

Unlike the 50" version that this thread is about, i'm pretty sure the 55" version does not utilize the table stand as a wall bracket.

Have you checked the big W600B/W800B/W850B thread for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 75,686
Posted By RandyWalters
Actually it's the same as our W800B (50" and 55"...

Actually it's the same as our W800B (50" and 55" with AUO VA panels). The W850B series is 60" (and 70") and seems to have a lot more screen complaints than the W800B series does (Samsung VA...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By RandyWalters
Headphone jacks have been disappearing from TVs...

Headphone jacks have been disappearing from TVs for several years now and only a handful of current models have one.


The Optical Output typically outputs a fixed line-level signal with no way...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By RandyWalters
Unless you have a specific reason for needing a ...

Unless you have a specific reason for needing a so-called "4K" TV, and are willing to pay a lot more for one, then no you're not crazy at all.

The vast majority of TV watchers have no use for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 306,467
Posted By RandyWalters
The thread size is M6, and i had to use the 20mm...

The thread size is M6, and i had to use the 20mm length with my Peerless PLA50 wall mount. 16mm was too short.

Since the lower screw holes are almost at the bottom of the TV (several inches...
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