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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By westa6969
For the budget price for this size area: ...

For the budget price for this size area:

Sony KDL55W800B

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-KDL55W800B-55-Inch-1080p-120Hz/dp/B00HPMCN6K/ref=sr_1_28?s=tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1418946143&sr=1-28

Sharp...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By westa6969
This may help us better understand and perhaps...

This may help us better understand and perhaps may be more demo's at CES 2015:

http://www.trustedreviews.com/opinions/should-you-next-tv-have-dolby-vision
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,699
Views: 724,109
Posted By westa6969
For the sake of brevity I won't quote him again...

For the sake of brevity I won't quote him again but I agree, but he answered his own question when he noted he found the PQ of 4K as "ASTONISHING' as 1080i rarely if ever illicits that type of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,402
Posted By westa6969
Just register the TV and not draw attention to...

Just register the TV and not draw attention to your purchase and UPP pricing BS. These electronic stores likely are using a distribution channel warehouse system and drawing attention to your...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By westa6969
Go audition the TV's and reach for your wallet...

Go audition the TV's and reach for your wallet when one says "Buy Me".

Best PQ rules FIRST and then you extend to the largest size your budget can reach. NEVER buy because of size alone since a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By westa6969
While I'm a Samsung owner and fan were I limiting...

While I'm a Samsung owner and fan were I limiting myself to a 55" and wanted the best, the LG OLED 55" would blow away the 55HU8550.

I've considered the 75HU8550 as an upgrade to my 65F8000 but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,209
Posted By westa6969
Where are you getting your information? Sony has...

Where are you getting your information? Sony has been building Ten bit dating back to at least 6 years ago on their high end panels XBR/Z series, Sharp high end up to 70" which Vizio uses some are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,209
Posted By westa6969
HDR is not a Vizio exclusive property - Dolby...

HDR is not a Vizio exclusive property - Dolby Vision owns the rights to HDR so Dolby may license it's use with whom they choose.

Dolby HDR is likely to be the most innovative that was promised...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,209
Posted By westa6969
Samsung flagship models have been Ten Bit for a...

Samsung flagship models have been Ten Bit for a number of years and the 8550 is. Panellook website which is the source of replacement globally identifies it as such.

For whatever reason Samsung...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,209
Posted By westa6969
Rec. 2020 is unattainable at this time as it...

Rec. 2020 is unattainable at this time as it requires camera work, broadcast, and TV and that's simply not possible - it is a bar/standard to strive for but the TV in and of itself cannot attain Rec....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 227,591
Posted By westa6969
Response Time and input lag are not the same...

Response Time and input lag are not the same thing and very unlikely yours is factual when using the Input Lag Test from Leo Bodnar since 2012. Manufacturers typically use response time but rarely if...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 227,591
Posted By westa6969
I believe your intent is HDCP 2.2 which is not...

I believe your intent is HDCP 2.2 which is not Royalty Free - I believe this is done selective to ports for now to control costs the manufacturers must pay and build into the costs of the TV's and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By westa6969
You forgot the quote from the LOL Gazette - ...

You forgot the quote from the LOL Gazette -

"Holy Crap the Price - The Ga Damn Price!"

For what now is a mediocre run of the mill HT Size.

Congrats on an excellent first owners post -...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By westa6969
Your spoiled in some respects because I owned...

Your spoiled in some respects because I owned that TV for a week but the wife hated the fat ass form factor and made me sell it and I've been haunted by it's HD Movie Involuntary WoW Factor not a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 61,085
Posted By westa6969
My recollection of all the feedback on the R...

My recollection of all the feedback on the R series last January is that it's a PQ GAME CHANGER whereas the P series definitely is not outside it's price point.

Also, Vizio seeking to Tier...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By westa6969
Sony is one of the partners adopting Android TV...

Sony is one of the partners adopting Android TV in 2015 and have Playstation Now gaming without the use of a console.

Because Sony is reducing panel manufacturing does not mean they are leaving...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By westa6969
Sounds like your describing broadcast compression...

Sounds like your describing broadcast compression artifacts as it makes no sense for the TV to replicate pixelation artifacts. I own a 65" from last year and 60" previous and damn if I can see...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By westa6969
Owners rate the Sony lower on Amazon. The...

Owners rate the Sony lower on Amazon.

The Sony weighs 161 lbs and a beast size to maneuver while the Samsung is about 66 lbs - thin/lightweight. Hope you have many friends/relatives to help with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By westa6969
I viewed a video on removal from a car so as not...

I viewed a video on removal from a car so as not to damage clearcoat surfacing and they used cotton pads like makeup removers and then applied hand sanitizer like Purel.

You could test a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By westa6969
To be honest I've not been impressed with the...

To be honest I've not been impressed with the Sony 65" 950B especially at it's price point, I'd much rather have a 900B for it's best sound and PQ and significantly lower price than the 950B. Don't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By westa6969
Members are not permitted to list items for sale...

Members are not permitted to list items for sale within tech forum threads. You need to move this to the classified section threads. Used to require being a member paying dues in order to sell but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By westa6969
Perhaps we need a sticky on Buyer's Remorse as...

Perhaps we need a sticky on Buyer's Remorse as recently I've seen more than ever in ten years here yet they are far cheaper costs and larger than ever.

Your not buying a flagship but a good TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By westa6969
"MOST" Sales Reps in Retail Stores are...

"MOST" Sales Reps in Retail Stores are transitional people otherwise one could not live on Retail wages and are not aficionado's in AVS culture and short on technology skills otherwise why would they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 12,764
Posted By westa6969
I'd say if one is too cheap to buy into 4K...

I'd say if one is too cheap to buy into 4K streaming sources then go 1080P. Netflix, Amazon, and others on the Horizon that'll be announced at CES in January. If I'm buying a Primary HT Panel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By westa6969
Interesting that a pro review of the E series...

Interesting that a pro review of the E series Vizio at Sound/Vision the Calibrator recommends that it be left OFF in his calibration settings.

Then Digitrends Pro said the same thing:

Our...
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