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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2014, 01:50 AM
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Posted By johnfull
It may be strictly a UQ phenomenon, then. Thanks.

It may be strictly a UQ phenomenon, then. Thanks.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The screen is semi-matte. The power cord looks...

The screen is semi-matte.
The power cord looks like it may be detatchable, but I am not 100% positive.
It dissappears into a removeable panel and if you reach inside, it feels like the ridges of a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By johnfull
No, it goes on constantly -- it's just more...

No, it goes on constantly -- it's just more noticeable when there is a still image that is panning
or enlarging or whatever. The 'contrast engine' is just a little too hyper, making very fine ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2014, 03:56 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Does your SQ model have a slight flicker on...

Does your SQ model have a slight flicker on slowly panning still images?
The UQ is touted to have a unique 'contrast engine' that constantly adjusts to input.
I'm thinking it is the source of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The old set had the same semi-matte finish. The...

The old set had the same semi-matte finish. The bezel was thicker on it -- very thin for its
time 2 years ago, but the new one is thinner still and that is part of the problem, I think.
There is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Good question. The backlight strobing bothers me...

Good question. The backlight strobing bothers me as well. Sharp is able to increase
the rate to a point where I don't see it, but some say that the combination of that increased
strobing rate...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-16-2014, 03:53 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Thanks for posting your settings and thanks again...

Thanks for posting your settings and thanks again for the help restoring YouTube
to page 1 of the SmartCentral interface!:)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By johnfull
My 70" is a bit wavy -- the 2 year old one it...

My 70" is a bit wavy -- the 2 year old one it replaced wasn't nearly so much.
That said, it is not a distraction at all while being watched.
Maybe they threw in the new art exhibition feature so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 03:26 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Post your settings, please!

Post your settings, please!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 01:56 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Here is the last revision of the USER setting. ...

Here is the last revision of the USER setting. Can you post your THX Movie for me?


Automatic Light Sensor...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 01:50 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Oops! I meant Movie mode or THX Movie mode --...

Oops! I meant Movie mode or THX Movie mode -- the Film Mode is a motion setting.
Sorry 'bout that!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 03:52 PM
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Posted By johnfull
I should clean up that thread -- you're right! ...

I should clean up that thread -- you're right!
I have settled into using just the User Mode for everything, and haven't refined the others
to the same extent. Standard looks good with YouTube...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The Active Contrast should be turned to Advanced...

The Active Contrast should be turned to Advanced and the Light Sensor needs to be On.
The Gamma should be at zero to avoid both washing out and crushing blacks.
Contrast will make more difference...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By johnfull
I think you guys are onto something with the...

I think you guys are onto something with the Sharp, though they can be calibrated to behave.
They have pushed their unique quality ever since the advent of Quattron.
They originally used the yellow...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Sharps can look good after calibration. They are...

Sharps can look good after calibration. They are notoriously difficult, though, due to Quattron...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 01:36 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Thank you very much! It's almost as complicated...

Thank you very much! It's almost as complicated as the mini iPad that I only use as a browser.:rolleyes:
I have heard others with problems getting the remote control to program. I haven't tried...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By johnfull
Is there a way to do that without a keyboard or a...

Is there a way to do that without a keyboard or a mouse?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By johnfull
First I've heard of pixel problems on the Sharp...

First I've heard of pixel problems on the Sharp sets...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By johnfull
My UQ has clouding when it first comes on, not...

My UQ has clouding when it first comes on, not flashlighting, but a bright spot in the upper left.
The light sensor takes over the backlight and it disappears and I never see it during use.
The...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 02:05 AM
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Posted By johnfull
I have the UQ17U 70" with THX certification and I...

I have the UQ17U 70" with THX certification and I will never use the feature, though it's
nice to know that the set meets their specifications. The feature disables the Light Sensor
backlight...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By johnfull
I was hoping they would move the YouTube app back...

I was hoping they would move the YouTube app back to page one, but it's still buried in
the SmartCentral>Applications>Popular>Launch YouTube rigamarole. At least it's back...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By johnfull
Thanks, Chip!

Thanks, Chip!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By johnfull
Same here, Chip. It took 10 minutes to install,...

Same here, Chip. It took 10 minutes to install, but I don't see any changes:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1641281-uq17u-software-update-today.html
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By johnfull
That sounds like a reasonable purchase -- you...

That sounds like a reasonable purchase -- you have to be really close to the newer Q+ sets
to see the difference in resolution. Ditto, the true 4Ks. I think Sharp probably gave the old
model the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2014, 03:14 PM
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Views: 416
Posted By johnfull
UQ17U Software Update Today

Aquos Q+
Anybody know what this software update accomplished?
I haven't had time to explore the Smart Central screen yet.
The download took about 10 minutes and was successful.
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