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Forum: Latest Industry News   11-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,738
Posted By hidefpaul
Ok guys, I am the type of person who sees a movie...

Ok guys, I am the type of person who sees a movie once and that is it, with the exception of a handful of favourites which I own.
I have perhaps 20-30 BD movies (my favourites) on hand. When a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,592
Posted By hidefpaul
I should clarify that I believe that this TV was...

I should clarify that I believe that this TV was not properly set up when it was being fed a 1080i signal, like I said in my post, I did not stay long enough to troubleshoot the issue I saw.


Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,592
Posted By hidefpaul
I actually had a chance to see this TV over the...

I actually had a chance to see this TV over the weekend at (Bay Bloor Radio), a Toronto high end A/V retailer.
I had with me a USB 4K stick which was given to me a by a Samsung rep, when I attended...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,592
Posted By hidefpaul
After all these Euro reviews and pricing...

After all these Euro reviews and pricing comments, I am now, more than ever, really looking forward to imagic's (Mark H) review of this set.

Can't wait!!

Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,592
Posted By hidefpaul
The problem as well, is the fact that in a month...

The problem as well, is the fact that in a month or two you will have CES 2015 and the new crop of bigger/better (hopefully) sets will be revealed.
There is no way anyone seriously thinking of a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,592
Posted By hidefpaul
^^ I can confirm apesma's find.....MSRP here in...

^^ I can confirm apesma's find.....MSRP here in Canada is a whopping $7,999.00.
Given the exchange and how the same product is about 15%-20% more I would expect the US price to be at around...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7,797
Views: 470,038
Posted By hidefpaul
^^ I will check out post #3...

^^ I will check out post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) .....should save me some time setting up the set..... thanks again.

Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7,797
Views: 470,038
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks michaeltscott, I may go ahead and tell my...

Thanks michaeltscott, I may go ahead and tell my friend to get the set anyway....I will calibrate it (Calman 5 + i1Display Pro) worst case scenario, we can return it if he does not like the overall...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-29-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7,797
Views: 470,038
Posted By hidefpaul
I am so disappointed.....I was looking to...

I am so disappointed.....I was looking to recommend this TV to a good friend at the office, after reading the two reviews (See Below) I may have to put my recommendation on hold.

For all you...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,712
Posted By hidefpaul
I agree with you about the sound JediFonger, as...

I agree with you about the sound JediFonger, as many who have heard it actually say it is a great improvement.
The problem I have, and to your point RickyDeg, is that its a really tough sell...... ...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,403
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks again Ralph for the great review. I am...

Thanks again Ralph for the great review.
I am wondering if you detected any type of grain in this BD transfer.....I did not see this movie at the theater, so I have no frame of reference for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-27-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 29,893
Posted By hidefpaul
+ 1 on the bold statement above Mark, I too have...

+ 1 on the bold statement above Mark, I too have that size in mind.
I do feel that it is paramount that we keep things in perspective. These few issues WILL BE resolved by LG. I can't say for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 322,189
Posted By hidefpaul
I was just about to reply......that if they were...

I was just about to reply......that if they were to provide some sort of FW to enable ATMOS it would be at the expense of Audyssey XT32. No thanks!!! They can keep their ATMOS......If and when I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 175,265
Posted By hidefpaul
I agree Ken, something is not quite adding up...

I agree Ken, something is not quite adding up here. Reading a few of the previous post in which some members have been told by LG Reps that the 65" OLED is pending a release date, makes me think...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,689
Posted By hidefpaul
As important as measurements may be, I really do...

As important as measurements may be, I really do rely/trust more what I am hearing than data on a piece of paper.

Simply put, I guess I am a subjectivist.

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-10-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 175,265
Posted By hidefpaul
Congrats Xirn, keep us posted and include some...

Congrats Xirn, keep us posted and include some pics please.

Paul
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 59,595
Posted By hidefpaul
Unless you absolutely need a TV ( do not have...

Unless you absolutely need a TV ( do not have one, current TV broke down, etc) I would NOT be buying a 4K set until the industry resolves HDR, HFR, bit depth, colour gamut, HDMI 2.0 (full...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 28,848
Posted By hidefpaul
Those movies wouldn't sell on the best of...

Those movies wouldn't sell on the best of days...... let alone now, that they have ATMOS.

Paul
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,154
Posted By hidefpaul
+1 on the "not up-grading to the 80.6"......I...

+1 on the "not up-grading to the 80.6"......I will probably be looking at some other company that has XT 32 or superior room correction, but that is a few years out, not jumping ship just yet because...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,209
Posted By hidefpaul
Great review as always Ralph, I have not yet...

Great review as always Ralph, I have not yet watched this on BD......really looking forward to seeing this movie.

PS. No need to have written the review........ you had me at "Emily Blunt":):p:):p...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-23-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks.....do you know if that is "4K at 120 Hz...

Thanks.....do you know if that is "4K at 120 Hz (4:4:4)" with which bit depth 8, 10, 12, or 16?

Paul
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,304
Views: 322,189
Posted By hidefpaul
^^Best to call customer support pbc.....looks...

^^Best to call customer support pbc.....looks like the HDMI board may have gone. Also make sure to check the "HDMI MAIN" setting on the unit.

Paul
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,645
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks Ralph, I saw the BD 2D version (Non...

Thanks Ralph,
I saw the BD 2D version (Non ATMOS) over the weekend.....I was a bit disappointed with the movie itself but I do agree with your audio rating of 100 and especially your 2D video rating...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7,797
Views: 470,038
Posted By hidefpaul
Very much looking forward to your review/...

Very much looking forward to your review/ calibration Buzz......I don't think I have to tell you this but please provide a brief statement regarding the overall PQ ie (Cable /Sat) 1080i/720p & BD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,366
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks Mark, I think I will just stick to the...

Thanks Mark, I think I will just stick to the Audyssey XT32....... given my room, size, shape etc, it does make a big difference and I have spent countless hours just to get the sound well dialed in....
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