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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
You are correct, they are moving all of their...

You are correct, they are moving all of their display lines to use the Android table and Google Cast apps to drive the display. This means no more proprietary Vizio apps, the Android platform will...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
Check out the $350 retail Sony UHD upscaling...

Check out the $350 retail Sony UHD upscaling blu-ray player = http://www.sony.com/electronics/audio-components/uhp-h1

Last week I went to a HDR store event and the regional Sony rep said it had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,451
Posted By drummernrg
chaos215bar2 The rep was talking about curved...

chaos215bar2 The rep was talking about curved displays offered by the competition, not about Sony models.

I dislike representing this source because I could have misinterpreted his comments, so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,451
Posted By drummernrg
SuicideJockey the Sony rep was dismissive of...

SuicideJockey the Sony rep was dismissive of curved screens, he said they were essentially a way to increase manufacturing yields by the competition. i.e. The Z9D is flat across all models.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-23-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 21,556
Posted By drummernrg
Exactly, we need some basic scientific...

Exactly, we need some basic scientific methodology to test people's hypothesis. It seems to me that unless people can isolate and switch between the three links in the chain to display HDR:



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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 21,556
Posted By drummernrg
I am not an expert, but this would be my thinking...

I am not an expert, but this would be my thinking based upon some other observations people have shared in the UHD blu-ray player threads on AVS. If anyone can help inform my thinking, I would...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,451
Posted By drummernrg
A Sony rep spoke about this tonight and indicated...

A Sony rep spoke about this tonight and indicated it will be more in the US$50K range, but I would also consider the price a rumor until official pricing is released.
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-20-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By drummernrg
Unfortunately, we have no official confirmation...

Unfortunately, we have no official confirmation that it will include a UHD blu-ray player. :(
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-19-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 527,758
Posted By drummernrg
See this thread:...

See this thread: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/40-oled-technology-flat-panels-general/2513569-kuro-oled-support-group.html
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-18-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23,102
Views: 1,113,125
Posted By drummernrg
To the best of my knowledge, there are no HDR...

To the best of my knowledge, there are no HDR games in the wild yet! The only source of HDR is streaming movies and UHD blu-rays today.

Star Wars Battlefront on PC does Dolby Atmos, but I haven't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23,102
Views: 1,113,125
Posted By drummernrg
Yes. You may also wish to consider a Square...

Yes.

You may also wish to consider a Square Trade waranty purchased via Costco (et. al). Also, because the new P series does not contain a TV tuner, Vizio markets them as home theater displays and...
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-17-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By drummernrg
I realize that and today I agree with you: I am...

I realize that and today I agree with you: I am happy with HD upscaling to UHD on my Vizio P65 for the PS3 and PS4 (the color and brightness improvements are also amazing). However, I believe none of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23,102
Views: 1,113,125
Posted By drummernrg
From my recollection, it is at least six feet...

From my recollection, it is at least six feet long. It is in use now, so I didn't disconnect to measure it exactly, but it is over 5' and I think my 6' estimation is correct.
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-16-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By drummernrg
Better performance; every developer could use...

Better performance; every developer could use more CPU/GPU/memory/bandwidth to do more, so we would benefit.



You can count me as one now, I got a UHD display two months ago. So I would like...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By drummernrg
When you are budget constrained (we all are), it...

When you are budget constrained (we all are), it is better to start with what can be done today to gain the new capabilities and experience them (Atmos in this case). Perhaps 3.1.2 will convince you...
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-15-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 7,922
Posted By drummernrg
I bet we don't have to wait a decade for 12K...

I bet we don't have to wait a decade for 12K panels: we have 4K mobile phones today. :~) But I agree, this is the Atari 2600 VCS period of VR for fidelity; it didn't stop us from enjoying Space...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
Yes, it appears the Epson 3500 is a HD-1080P...

Yes, it appears the Epson 3500 is a HD-1080P projector. It seems that Atmos on HD Blu-ray is uncommon, but common for UHD Blu-ray releases.

The only Atmos streaming source today is Vudu =...
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-15-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By drummernrg
In addition, one source of rumors said that there...

In addition, one source of rumors said that there are two versions of the hardware proposed. I believe the easier one is what what referenced above, the other has more power and is closer (but less...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23,102
Views: 1,113,125
Posted By drummernrg
Are you sure that the source is 4K [sic] or UHD...

Are you sure that the source is 4K [sic] or UHD to begin with? Give us the URL example you are trying to see.
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-11-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By drummernrg
You need more than network bandwidth; you need...

You need more than network bandwidth; you need reliable network quality (because we see drop outs and reduced bandwidth over time) as well as a data plan with enough capacity to stream multiple...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-08-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
The following is my opinion: I would leave out...

The following is my opinion: I would leave out the AVR and UHD blu-ray as being critical in your display evaluation because you want to see an improvement before introducing other factors, i.e.: test...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,308
Posted By drummernrg
I look at it this way: I am getting the UHD...

I look at it this way: I am getting the UHD version for $10-15 more than the HD blu-ray and I am sending a message with my money for the UHD industry. I will get a UHD blu-ray player later this year,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
Future proofing with UHD is difficult today...

Future proofing with UHD is difficult today because we have permutations and evolution in frame rate, WCG, HDR, and immersive audio as well as potential HDMI changes. As a result, many choices today...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
puddy77 pointed to a new HDGuru interview with...

puddy77 pointed to a new HDGuru interview with Dolby about consumer UHD Blu-ray player and media:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By drummernrg
You omitted the "S" to distinguish the new line...

You omitted the "S" to distinguish the new line from the existing XBox One and the forthcoming Scorpio.

Yes, it will be a native (no upscaling) UHD blu-ray player with HDR-10. However, that...
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