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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-21-2015, 06:51 AM
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Posted By slacker711
FWIW, Robert Zohn (on another board) says that...

FWIW, Robert Zohn (on another board) says that the EF9500 models will be out in September.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-20-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
This shouldnt take multiple years. If they sell...

This shouldnt take multiple years. If they sell anywhere near 600,000 units this year, they'll have a good idea about their ability to increase demand as the price decreases. They also should have...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
So my benchmark for the roadmap would be the...

So my benchmark for the roadmap would be the beginning of construction of an E5 fab with a capacity of at least 75000 substrates a month by next spring. That fab would begin ramping shipments...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-19-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
LG Display held a press conference in Korea...

LG Display held a press conference in Korea showcasing OLED's as their next gen display technology.

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150519000867
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-18-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 62,575
Posted By slacker711
The idea of an "end of life" for these...

The idea of an "end of life" for these televisions is utter and complete nonsense. I cant stress that enough.

OLED "lifetimes" are expressed in terms of time to half brightness. If the half...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-14-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,567
Posted By slacker711
They gave a 30,000 hour estimate to HDTVTest in...

They gave a 30,000 hour estimate to HDTVTest in October.

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/lg-usher-201410053928.htm

I cant say for certain which number is correct for the EC9300. Fundamentally...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-14-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,567
Posted By slacker711
If HDR movies used the extra brightness in each...

If HDR movies used the extra brightness in each and every scene of their movies/shows, it would end up impacting the material lifetimes of the OLED's.

However, under any reasonably assumptions...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
Yep, while I think the OLED's on Samsung's...

Yep, while I think the OLED's on Samsung's smartphones look great, the display on the Galaxy Tab S gives me a serious case of tech envy. I am in too deep with Apple's ecosystem to switch, but an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-04-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By slacker711
The interesting thing though is that if LG...

The interesting thing though is that if LG Display does build the Gen 6 fab, it is hard to see who would buy that kind of capacity besides Apple. The G4 is LG Electronic's flagship handset and if it...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-03-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
Their E2 fab (flexible small display OLED)...

Their E2 fab (flexible small display OLED) capacity is pretty small. It is a Gen 4.5 fab with capacity for 14k substrates a month. That is enough for niche handsets like the Flex plus Apple's Watch...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-03-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
LG Display's 20F filing is out (equivalent to US...

LG Display's 20F filing is out (equivalent to US 10K). All kinds of comments about OLED's being the future of the display industry.

It looks like the E4 (M2) fab did start its ramp in December....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-27-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
FWIW, BOE recently received the go ahead for a...

FWIW, BOE recently received the go ahead for a Gen 10 LCD fab. I have no idea why they think that duplicating Sharp's venture will be a good idea but it is possible that their reasons arent economic...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
The number is simply the ranking for the set...

The number is simply the ranking for the set within the Electronics category at Amazon. Just search for "Best Sellers Rank" on the page.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-23-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
I should also say I doubt that they have actually...

I should also say I doubt that they have actually hit LCD yield levels. The number that they gave out at a conference at the beginning of April was 80 to 90% and I doubt it has risen to the mid-90's...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-23-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
Yes, LGD reiterated their 600,000 unit target...

Yes, LGD reiterated their 600,000 unit target during both their Korean and English conference calls. They did say that any change in the unit target would happen because of a mix shift and not...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
I have no idea why an article using sources...

I have no idea why an article using sources received more attention than the one with direct statements from LGD, but for the record, they reiterated their 600,000 unit target for this year and 1.5...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 62,575
Posted By slacker711
HDTVtest reviews the 55EG960v. ...

HDTVtest reviews the 55EG960v.

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/55eg960v-201504224046.htm
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-22-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
LG Display reiterated their outlook for a 600,000...

LG Display reiterated their outlook for a 600,000 unit target this year and 1.5 million next year.

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6524260/2015/04/22/2nd-ld-lg-display-returns-profit-q1
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-11-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
A few points. 1) I dont think that OLED's...

A few points.

1) I dont think that OLED's can become the dominant display technology from a unit standpoint with vapour deposition. I think they are on course to become the dominant display...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-11-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By slacker711
To take the opposite tack, what would the path...

To take the opposite tack, what would the path towards a shut down of OLED production by the end of 2016 look like?

Again, this wouldnt happen overnight. LG Display would communicate issues to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-11-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
My expectation has always been that they would...

My expectation has always been that they would make a decision on M3 by the end of this year.

I am pretty sure I laid out a timeline for how I figured this would go. Rumors from analysts in the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-11-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12,124
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Posted By slacker711
The way I evaluate this is what is the CEO of LG...

The way I evaluate this is what is the CEO of LG Display trying to communicate to his investors?

Companies rarely drop capex suprises onto their investors. You'll hear rumors about the building...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-10-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
And right on schedule, we get some commentary on...

And right on schedule, we get some commentary on a possible M3 fab...and it is straight from LGD's CEO.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/lg-display-forges-ahead-on-oled-tv-technology-1428701581


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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-10-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By slacker711
That puts it a bit below the 55JS9000 which is...

That puts it a bit below the 55JS9000 which is selling for 3099 pounds in the UK right now.

In the US, the 55JS9000 is selling for $4000.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12,124
Views: 1,160,374
Posted By slacker711
Yes, 600,000 is not a "ton". That is less than...

Yes, 600,000 is not a "ton". That is less than .3% of the market. The marketing director is trying to explain that OLED's wont be close to a mainstream technology this year and they arent supposed...
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