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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-07-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,489
Posted By drummernrg
That is too bad, do you know why? This means...

That is too bad, do you know why?

This means Austinites are stuck with going to the Bullock Museum in downtown Austin for Laser IMAX with unassigned seating for the best viewing experience of...
Forum: AVS Forum® Podcasts   04-17-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,338
Posted By drummernrg
Indeed, I purchased the UHD Blu-ray of Oblivion...

Indeed, I purchased the UHD Blu-ray of Oblivion and I can see more detail and subtle colors in the movie than before. For a movie that is visually striking to begin with and one that I enjoy...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-20-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,094
Posted By drummernrg
Rented BD at Redbox after I heard that the UHD...

Rented BD at Redbox after I heard that the UHD blu-ray HDR grading is also controversial. Yes, I noted the washed out colors, but that could also convey how the characters are feeling.

However, it...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-22-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By drummernrg
Just finished the Day One Edition Story DLC:...

Just finished the Day One Edition Story DLC: Desperate Measures. It was a nice addition to add a little backstory, but it also finished abruptly like the main story!

Because I'm not so sure the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By drummernrg
agoutihead: Just a guess, but you might have...

agoutihead: Just a guess, but you might have conditioned yourself to like the dynamic display mode of your TV.

This is why most people initially dislike the "calibrated" mode of displays, the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-15-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By drummernrg
I loved DX:HR and I think it is in my top ten...

I loved DX:HR and I think it is in my top ten games of all time; I've replayed it at least three times.

So I got the DX:MD Day One edition, but like TonyDP, didn't really get too far into it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-22-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,373
Posted By drummernrg
I saw Rogue One last night in Austin, TX where we...

I saw Rogue One last night in Austin, TX where we do not have any Dolby Cinemas in the area, so we saw it in a newly upgraded Laser IMAX 3D at the largest screen in the state at the Bullock Museum....
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-18-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,108
Posted By drummernrg
I'm making the way through this game by playing...

I'm making the way through this game by playing it with my 9 year old daughter and she is still mastering 3D platforming and camera positioning skills. Yes, there are some frustrations with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,807
Posted By drummernrg
Count me in as one of the two people! I've...

Count me in as one of the two people!

I've heard a lot of good reviews of the Auto Surround Upmixer for music. However, I'll not buy this upgrade until I've gotten Atmos and DTS:X working first...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 98,042
Posted By drummernrg
Hello folks, ARC was my issue between my Vizio...

Hello folks, ARC was my issue between my Vizio P65 and new Marantz SR7011: I just found success with this combination when using Google Cast! Most of these are already set properly by default, but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 98,042
Posted By drummernrg
Hello folks, ARC was my issue between my Vizio...

Hello folks, ARC was my issue between my Vizio P65 and new Marantz SR7011: I just found success with this combination when using Google Cast! Most of these are already set properly by default, but...
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   11-24-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,419
Posted By drummernrg
FYI: the Best Buy Gamer's Club also discounts UHD...

FYI: the Best Buy Gamer's Club also discounts UHD blu-rays! I do not know if that is the same amount as Elite.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By drummernrg
Scott Wilkinson: The Philips BDP7501 UHD Blu-ray...

Scott Wilkinson: The Philips BDP7501 UHD Blu-ray player also has dual HDMI outputs and has dropped to nearly 1/3 off it's original retail price in many places. AVSForum has two threads related to it:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-20-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 104,079
Posted By drummernrg
I want to believe you, but your "feelings" need...

I want to believe you, but your "feelings" need to be backed up with evidence that we can help you with, e.g. comparison pictures. Perhaps you prefer punchier color over calibrated color? Perhaps you...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-20-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,108
Posted By drummernrg
Yes sadly, that is because there aren't any...

Yes sadly, that is because there aren't any specifics on the PS4 Pro enhancements yet. I cited a source so that you could you verify enhancements were coming and I think there was value in knowing...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-13-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,108
Posted By drummernrg
FYI: PS4 Pro support for TLG! ...

FYI: PS4 Pro support for TLG!
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-11-10-the-last-guardian-is-getting-ps4-pro-support

I do not know what will be incorporated: HDR? Better frame rates? Better...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-13-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 41,235
Posted By drummernrg
Although I still have OLED jealously, I'm quite...

Although I still have OLED jealously, I'm quite impressed with color and HDR-10 on my Vizio P65 and the price is comparable, under 2K.
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-13-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 41,235
Posted By drummernrg
Precisely! My kids only refer to WiFi to mean...

Precisely! My kids only refer to WiFi to mean Internet access because all of the devices they use have WiFi (tablet, phone, iPod, laptop, console, TV). So they have no idea about ethernet (Cat 5/6),...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 46,703
Views: 2,559,417
Posted By drummernrg
Thanks DaverJ, I've been on the road *a lot* and...

Thanks DaverJ, I've been on the road *a lot* and only got to try PS4 HD-HDR on Deus Ex:MD for a few minutes on my Vizio P65. Because I saw very little change other than some detail in bright areas on...
Forum: PlayStation Area   10-07-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 41,235
Posted By drummernrg
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwvW-nlx95enUnV1...

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwvW-nlx95enUnV1aHFZY2hvMHM
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwvW-nlx95enUnV1aHFZY2hvMHM
Yes, verified 1080p + HDR!



I didn't have much time the past two...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-04-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 211,475
Posted By drummernrg
Correct, I believe it goes into wide release for...

Correct, I believe it goes into wide release for the M and P series this weekend.
Forum: PlayStation Area   10-04-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 6,925
Posted By drummernrg
Yes, I'm on the new Vizio firmware 2.2.7.4, which...

Yes, I'm on the new Vizio firmware 2.2.7.4, which solves the green tint HDR with the PS4. I believe I saw that it will start wide release this weekend. I also upgraded to PS4 firmware 4.01 today.
Forum: Display Calibration   10-04-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,284
Views: 211,475
Posted By drummernrg
Confirmed, I just got it working on my P65 with...

Confirmed, I just got it working on my P65 with the 2.2.7.4 firmware, had to move my PS4 off HDMI5 to HDMI4 and turn on HDMI color sub-sampling for HDMI input 4.

I also updated the PS4 firmware to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-04-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46,703
Views: 2,559,417
Posted By drummernrg
HD HDR on PS4 Dues Ex: Mankind Divided verified!

Let me also say I can verify all is working for:



Vizio P65 with firmware 2.2.7.4 (thank you Matt)

Moved my PS4 from HDMI 5 to HDMI 4, turned on input 4 HDMI color sub-sampling: on


...
Forum: PlayStation Area   10-04-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 41,235
Posted By drummernrg
Cool Vizio firmware2.2.27+PS4 Firmware4.01+Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 1.05 = HD HDR today

Let me also say I can verify all is working for:


Vizio P65 with firmware 2.2.7.4 (thank you Matt)

Moved my PS4 from HDMI 5 to HDMI 4, turned on input 4 HDMI color sub-sampling: on

...
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