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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-03-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,015
Posted By steve1971
Excellent news and glad to see Panasonic back in...

Excellent news and glad to see Panasonic back in the game. I think I finally have seen a tv that will be replacing my beloved Sony 55W900A in the future. That is unless Sony decides to jump into the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-02-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,640
Posted By steve1971
Can I see the UHD Detail at HD Distances?...

Can I see the UHD Detail at HD Distances? Honestly no I cant but thats just me. There are going to be the owners of UHD sets that say yes and there are going to be non-UHD owners that say no....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 29,229
Posted By steve1971
Yea and whats that Iain? A bunch of features no...

Yea and whats that Iain? A bunch of features no one really uses and turns off? I'm sure the 6500 has other features the 5500 doesnt have but as far as disc loading speed goes and PQ are concerned...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-31-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 29,229
Posted By steve1971
As for the disc loading speed between the 6500...

As for the disc loading speed between the 6500 and the 5500 there is no difference, they are the same and I know this by doing a side by side comparision test. As for which one looks better PQ wise?...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,761
Posted By steve1971
I voted for "Both equally" due to the fact that...

I voted for "Both equally" due to the fact that no matter how good the movie is visually it needs a good sountrack to make it good as well. Both go hand in hand in my opinion.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 365,911
Posted By steve1971
Rebooted our router this morning and BAMB...

Rebooted our router this morning and BAMB internet speed increase as promised by Comcast! :D
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-27-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 10,015
Posted By steve1971
Nice, very nice but until the price significantly...

Nice, very nice but until the price significantly drops my good ol Sony 55W900A will do more then just fine. But OLED will be the tv that eventually replaces my beloved W900A. Bank on it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
A few people have asked what the Sony equivalant...

A few people have asked what the Sony equivalant in their tv's is to our W900A's and I got my answer this morning from Sony. The sets are the XBR Model's 900A, 900B, and 900C BUT none of them uses...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 59,716
Posted By steve1971
I would have entered but the wife and I just...

I would have entered but the wife and I just purchased the Divergent/Insurgent combo pack at Walmart and I aint in no need of a new AVR at this time. Good luck to those who entered the contest! :D
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-22-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 47,195
Posted By steve1971
I'm hoping now that UHD/4K succeeds and why?...

I'm hoping now that UHD/4K succeeds and why? Because hopefully that means more of a price drop for Blu rays and that means I can buy more and more at bargin prices. That would be just fine by the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
So yesterday I went through my setup menu on my...

So yesterday I went through my setup menu on my W900 to see if indeed the new Update had changed anything and all my setting's were the same. The only thing I had to reset was the clock and date and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
Thanks for posting Captin. Not much of an update...

Thanks for posting Captin. Not much of an update over the previous one thats for sure. :cool:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-18-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
That's strange Didee because it didnt change any...

That's strange Didee because it didnt change any of my settings. They all stayed the same after the update. The only thing that seemed to change was it appears that the image seems more sharper then...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
Just a heads up for my fellow W9 owners. There's...

Just a heads up for my fellow W9 owners. There's a new software update. Just got mine this morning. What it does I dont know but for some reason at first glance my tv looks a hell of alot sharper,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 29,229
Posted By steve1971
Just checking in to say that my S5500 is going...

Just checking in to say that my S5500 is going strong and playing everything that I have been throwing at it. I dont miss my S6200 at all and I am glad I passed on the 6500 and went with the 5500....
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,977
Posted By steve1971
First day pickups for me. Damn, I dont care if...

First day pickups for me. Damn, I dont care if Sony gets out of the tv manufactureing buisness as long as they keep making great films to put on Blu ray. Great news indeed.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 698,125
Posted By steve1971
"If" and I use that term loosely there is an...

"If" and I use that term loosely there is an equivalent to the W9 in terms of a 4K tv it might have to be Samsung's 4K sets that use the same QD tech that Sony used in the W900 and X900A. Other then...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-06-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,238
Posted By steve1971
Here's my take on the whole Sharp thing. They did...

Here's my take on the whole Sharp thing. They did it to themselves. They thought by re-branding one of their top end tv's and calling it "Sharp Elite" that they were leading people to believe that it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-06-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,301
Posted By steve1971
If Sony stops making tv's and my 55W900A burns...

If Sony stops making tv's and my 55W900A burns itself out then I'm screwed! Because simply put I dont trust any other brand out there. But it is what it is and years down the road I aint going to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-05-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,301
Posted By steve1971
I agree wxman and I think after Sony goes so will...

I agree wxman and I think after Sony goes so will Panasonic, thats if if they dont leave before Sony does. Makes me cringe really because if and when Sony does leave I wont have very many choices to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-05-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,301
Posted By steve1971
Sony has closed stores in Canada, the US and now...

Sony has closed stores in Canada, the US and now they are shutting down their online store? And this is not a reason to be concerned? What it tell's me is that the end is near for Sony's tv...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,238
Posted By steve1971
Well said rogo and spot on! ...

Well said rogo and spot on!




Samsung may represent the top of the heap and Sony once did but not anymore. And yes the Kuro may be dead as you say but at the time it was the best you could...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-03-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,238
Posted By steve1971
I agree with you 100%. I believe the next company...

I agree with you 100%. I believe the next company to bow out will be Panasonic. Sony will stick around a little while longer after that then pull the plug. Personally I hope I'm wrong about Sony...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-02-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,238
Posted By steve1971
Correct me if I'm wrong but wasnt 4K supposed to...

Correct me if I'm wrong but wasnt 4K supposed to be this new tech that was supposed to help tv sales? With Sharps exit from the tv buisness I guess thats not the case.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,238
Posted By steve1971
Pioneer, Toshiba and now Sharp. Who's next?...

Pioneer, Toshiba and now Sharp. Who's next? Panasonic is holding on by a thread and Sony is treading water at this point. Sad to see the tv market in such a state that it is. I just wonder who will...
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