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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-09-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By soloist3
Yep, Kuro to the Vizio. I had them side by side...

Yep, Kuro to the Vizio. I had them side by side for quite awhile, calibrated the Kuro to the best of my abilities, looked pretty good, but, the glass was SO tinted that the entire grayscale, while...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By soloist3
After owning a Pioneer Kuro for awhile I ended...

After owning a Pioneer Kuro for awhile I ended up switching to a 42' Vizio Plasma, which as far as I know, was manufactured by LG. Anyway, I liked the Kuro, but it had a vertical viewing angle issue...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,601
Posted By soloist3
So, just curious, who offers the LED Backliit...

So, just curious, who offers the LED Backliit LCD with the most dimmable zones? I know Vizio, at most, have 160 zones on their 47" models but it seems that NO company, other than Vizio (and LG) are...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   02-26-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,337
Posted By soloist3
So I am looking for a new set, either 42", 46"...

So I am looking for a new set, either 42", 46" or 50" and I am trying to decide whether or not to go with an average plasma set or a bargain IM-LED LCD display (like the Vizio XVT "TruLED" equipped...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,087
Posted By soloist3
Not a good argument...true, I wasn't arguing, it...

Not a good argument...true, I wasn't arguing, it was more of a rant, or venting of sorts. I still own HD CRT's for the PQ over LCD and Plasma. Obviously, I prefer plasma to LCD and 34" of HD CRT PQ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,087
Posted By soloist3
I'm in the "younger" crowd, 27, and I know...

I'm in the "younger" crowd, 27, and I know PLENTY of people much younger than me that HATE the new 3D tech. Seriously, go outside and do something in a 3 dimensional environment if you want 3D. All...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By soloist3
Thanks for the replies. I seem to notice it on...

Thanks for the replies. I seem to notice it on Sammy's, cheaper Sanyo's, all the Panasonic's lately don't seem to have noticeable peak white limiting, but do render images at a much lower peak white...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By soloist3
Ok, so I have owned Plasma's and HD CRT's since...

Ok, so I have owned Plasma's and HD CRT's since the 7/8th gen Panasonic's, I owned the first Gen Kuro from Pioneer, then I sold it and bought a Vizio, which I have never been happier with. It's...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-31-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,710
Posted By soloist3
Actually, I wasn't aware of that. I guess I just...

Actually, I wasn't aware of that. I guess I just can't stand knowing that Panasonic is just sitting there with every right to use the "Kuro" tech but seems more convinced that 3D TV is more...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-31-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,710
Posted By soloist3
Well, way to go LG. If Panasonic is going to sit...

Well, way to go LG. If Panasonic is going to sit on its hands and do nothing, while simultaneously owning the rights to use Pioneers' tech, then, well, I hope they eventually perish (even though...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-26-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,710
Posted By soloist3
I don't know if we'll ever see anything that...

I don't know if we'll ever see anything that beats the Pioneer's in plasma. The way things are going these days plasma will be dead before that happens, then I'll be forced to keep my current...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-12-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,564
Posted By soloist3
Quote:Originally Posted by Ozymandis...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ozymandis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17708698)

One thing I love about the newer displays is the ability to...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-11-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,564
Posted By soloist3
I miss everything but the weight of CRT's. I...

I miss everything but the weight of CRT's. I have tried SO many times with LCD's for the bedrooms (32-42" range) and I cannot get used to them. In addition to the problems that are obvious with LCD...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-11-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,492
Posted By soloist3
Yeah, I guess when I see max. figures my mind...

Yeah, I guess when I see max. figures my mind starts immediately thinking about the whole LCD bandwagon chant about how Plasma is killing mother earth with it's insatiable desire to consume power.
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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-10-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,492
Posted By soloist3
Again, these are MAX consumption numbers, which...

Again, these are MAX consumption numbers, which are nowhere near what is seen in everyday viewing situations.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-10-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,492
Posted By soloist3
This is all pretty ridiculous. Can plasma tech...

This is all pretty ridiculous. Can plasma tech be improved on, yes. If I remember correctly we are still at somewhere between 2.5-5 lumen tech, when 10 lumen tech is implemented it will allow for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-19-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12,543
Views: 1,483,465
Posted By soloist3
So, I've got a Panasonic DMP-BD30 BD Player with...

So, I've got a Panasonic DMP-BD30 BD Player with version 2.5 firmware. I've got a Sony STR-DE1075 receiver that has both Analog 5/6.1 channel inputs as well as optical and coaxial digital inputs....
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   11-06-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,564
Posted By soloist3
Quote:Originally Posted by ewitte...

Quote:Originally Posted by ewitte http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17487236)

Everyone comparing to top of the line last generation CRT. None of...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   11-05-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,564
Posted By soloist3
I desperately miss CRT's PQ. Plasma is the...

I desperately miss CRT's PQ. Plasma is the closest "real" technology to me; sorry, I know some LCD's look good but since they aren't pixel emissive I just find them lacking in many ways, and just...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   10-28-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,977
Posted By soloist3
Is there really a 65" Sony OLED coming out?...

Is there really a 65" Sony OLED coming out? You've got to be kidding; if this were happening why are any of us even talking about LCD or Plasma? Also, sad to know that Plasma will probably be dead...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   10-22-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By soloist3
I like this economic tangent we've got into,...

I like this economic tangent we've got into, seriously; I wish we had a "Water-Cooler" section in forum for more of this kind of discussion. But yeah, it is incredibly worrisome that we have so...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,063
Posted By soloist3
Btw, just to clarify the 3D glasses are not...

Btw, just to clarify the 3D glasses are not simple sunglasses, these are somewhat large glasses with thick side-rims for wiring and whatnot (for the individual LCD panels). I wasn't saying it would...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,063
Posted By soloist3
Yeah, I guess for gaming 3D could make sense but...

Yeah, I guess for gaming 3D could make sense but it still makes me feel embarrassed whenever I hear about it, b/c it's just sounds so gimmicky. Well, I guess I'll just stop posting on this thread...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,063
Posted By soloist3
To E-A-G-L-E-S, yeah, I know, I basically just...

To E-A-G-L-E-S, yeah, I know, I basically just wrote a big, annoying rant; simply put, just frustrated and tired of all of the "....next year" and "2010+", or "2010~" inclusions of companies...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,063
Posted By soloist3
I may have already said this but having just...

I may have already said this but having just seen my Vizio shut off every pixel except those for the credits of the movie I was watching (some phenomenon where the "auto panel shutoff" engages...
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