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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
I believe the CNet settings were for the 60"...

I believe the CNet settings were for the 60" which is why they wouldn't translate to the 55".

As far as settings go, use one of the many available settings disks to give you the basics. In order...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Official Samsung PNxxF8500 Series Discussion Thread [No Street Price Talk]

I never said it wasn't good, compared to OLED however when viewed side by side you WILL see dark grey vs OLED black. I'm aware of how good T:L looks ;) it's just not as good as it looks on an OLED in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
It will be dark but no where near OLED dark. All...

It will be dark but no where near OLED dark. All plasmas will look like dark grey compared to an OLED since they can do true 0 blacks. If you can wait I would (personally) the next year may be very...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Sighhhhhh why is there no point? The member may...

Sighhhhhh why is there no point? The member may use the SS for 95-98% of watching. Of course there are benefits to using the SS that's why they have one already and use it. There are also turns when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Who's worrying? One member just said they'd use a...

Who's worrying? One member just said they'd use a soundbar in conjunction with their SS system for when they don't want to power up the SS. I totally understand this, sometimes you want more than TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Just have to be patient, there are no options...

Just have to be patient, there are no options that I've seen posted to check for firmware updates manually.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Ph8te
Soundbar > TV speakers always. His setup would be...

Soundbar > TV speakers always. His setup would be for when he dosent need/want the full setup running. Soundbar improves the base sound without being overbearing for things like news and shows that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Ph8te
That's how it was understood before. With the...

That's how it was understood before. With the recent listings of the P series models however all but the 50E seem to be 10bit color panels. We should know more as we get closer to the release date...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Ph8te
"Panel Lottery" is a specific term used on the...

"Panel Lottery" is a specific term used on the forums to describe something that only occurs with LCDs. It is when manufacturers use different suppliers on their TVs sometimes panel suppliers can...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Again, DSE does not factor into the term Panel...

Again, DSE does not factor into the term Panel Lottery unless it is an LCD set. Please see my previous post, some new members might get confused when using the term Panel Lottery (LCD term) to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
You are confusing the term panel lottery and DSE...

You are confusing the term panel lottery and DSE they are not always related.


Panel Lottery refers to the practice of using different suppliers for the panel on LCD sets sometimes even within...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
They'll have the same announcements most likely...

They'll have the same announcements most likely at the beginning of the year, but instead of the pomp and circumstance of CES it will be smaller events for the particular models.


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:37 PM
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Views: 364,717
Posted By Ph8te
My point was compare to what you had, much easier...

My point was compare to what you had, much easier to get a visual comparison then. If someone tells you there is glow but it's better than the LG Plasma but worse than a ZT60 without knowledge of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Just as a correction there is no panel lottery...

Just as a correction there is no panel lottery with plasmas. That phenomenon is related only to LCD sets.


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
That would defeat the purpose unless you've seen...

That would defeat the purpose unless you've seen said comparison set in a dark room ;) if you go back a few pages in this thread or the other F8500 thread there is a comparison shot made of the f8500...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 160,199
Posted By Ph8te
If you haven't already you may want to add your...

If you haven't already you may want to add your experience in the "calibration reports" thread maintained by htwaits


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
This may be pointless due to the compression and...

This may be pointless due to the compression and camera as well as camera settings. Any light picked up by the camera in a dark room would also be exaggerated unless the picture was taken with a good...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
I agree with fafrd although I'm not sure well get...

I agree with fafrd although I'm not sure well get so lucky about the next event if it is under embargo. I think we got really lucky with the member who let it "slip"


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Thanks! When I'm using the app I can't search...

Thanks! When I'm using the app I can't search easily :)








We have to remember there were MANY more sets in the E and M series which allowed the much slower rollout. I think the p...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
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Source?


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
Denon AVRs have been known to have issues with...

Denon AVRs have been known to have issues with this TV. If you go through the early months of this and the owners thread there are more than a few that have had handshake/CEC issues. I unfortunately...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Ph8te
I believe the 50 or 55 (can't remember which) and...

I believe the 50 or 55 (can't remember which) and the 65 were tracked as arriving in the US at the beginning of the month. It shouldn't be long before they are available on Vizios site.


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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-27-2014, 12:50 PM
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Views: 10,176
Posted By Ph8te
I liked the 1st 2 blade movies more than I liked...

I liked the 1st 2 blade movies more than I liked the 3rd. While I still like the 3rd it wasn't the best (for me) of the trilogy. I was just remarking before how the 3rd blade and this show are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-27-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Ph8te
It was just explained in the post above yours, no...

It was just explained in the post above yours, no need to be stumped about it. She could end up with Alcide because he was dead.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 10:43 AM
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Views: 13,233
Posted By Ph8te
How off is the 30%? From what I've read it's...

How off is the 30%? From what I've read it's always better to err on the high end as the low end is where most of the "information" is. Hopefully someone more knowledgeable than me will chime in, but...
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