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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-27-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,118
Posted By fierce_gt
interesting read, and i'm happy to see more...

interesting read, and i'm happy to see more competition in the OLED market.

still waiting for the 'right' package for my needs though. at this point, i'm thinking an LG is still a better fit, but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
^don't worry about it. just making a point. you...

^don't worry about it. just making a point. you have to see it in person to really judge.
i'm honestly just getting annoyed with all these photos comparing SDR to HDR, and in the photos they are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 292
Posted By fierce_gt
iirc, you can expect to get a call about that one...

iirc, you can expect to get a call about that one being a clearance model, but they have new ones in stock for a few hundred more, and they require 'white glove' delivery for a few hundred extra as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
they both look kinda crappy to me... but...

they both look kinda crappy to me...

but that's probably my laptop screen, of the camera settings, or youtube compression... :cool:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
the only thing i really disagree with here is how...

the only thing i really disagree with here is how much the average consumer will pay attention. Samsung as a pretty solid track record of effective marketing strategies. the number of times i've...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
i would agree with that. it seems like we cycle...

i would agree with that. it seems like we cycle between pushing the bar down on price(and performance be damned!), and then improving performance while maintaining those low prices.

there...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-21-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,607
Posted By fierce_gt
how much demand is there for 'dynamic contrast'?...

how much demand is there for 'dynamic contrast'? or half the 'enhancements' that must immediately be turned off...

obviously there has to be something negative about including 3D(significant...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By fierce_gt
you watched discovery channel for 7 years...

you watched discovery channel for 7 years straight? i thought i was a documentary nerd...

it could be, 6hours of a screen wipe isn't the most you can do though, so unless you actually did watch...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
i would complain, if a reviewer used the...

i would complain, if a reviewer used the marketing image and claimed it to be true. i understand companies use marketing. but i expect reviewers to call BS when its called for. many electronics...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-17-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,607
Posted By fierce_gt
has anybody confirmed a reason WHY they are...

has anybody confirmed a reason WHY they are abandoning 3D?

personally, it makes no difference to me, as long as it can always be turned off and isn't a significant expense. it's no more annoying...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
i tried to make this argument when plasma died,...

i tried to make this argument when plasma died, but it maybe makes more sense now. i think LCD will always have a place on the bottom end of the market. like you said, many people think the poorest...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
first, thanks for answering the questions(even...

first, thanks for answering the questions(even the ones that were more 'statements', haha). second, i realize my post seems like an attack on you, and that was not the intent(but you know how rants...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By fierce_gt
like already mentioned, disney wow seems to be...

like already mentioned, disney wow seems to be the most recommended. full screen content, screen wipe, or 'break-in slides' should also work.

i don't think the threads on burn in are dead because...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,850
Posted By fierce_gt
i really want to stay positive and look at the...

i really want to stay positive and look at the improvements for what they are, i do...

but, there's apparently already 3 million ppl doing that, so i'll stick to what concerns me.

Q1: have they...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By fierce_gt
i tend to stream most of the tv shows i watch,...

i tend to stream most of the tv shows i watch, and i never really noticed this, but YES! i swear these networks are being paid by LCD manufacturers just to sabotage the competition. it just seems so...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 292
Posted By fierce_gt
agree with your opinions on price. my guess is...

agree with your opinions on price. my guess is that anybody who wants a vt/zt60 bad enough they are willing to spend 2500 for one, already has one. todays buyers will have to ask if it's worth...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 292
Posted By fierce_gt
i have no first hand experience with the st50,...

i have no first hand experience with the st50, but it appeared to me that the st60 was darn close in performance to the vt50.

when i was comparing, my plan was to pick up a clearance vt50. but i...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,015
Posted By fierce_gt
never gonna happen... not really worth...

never gonna happen...

not really worth wasting space on here debating opinions, so let's just move on
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By fierce_gt
my first plasma, i also started off pretty...

my first plasma, i also started off pretty 'careful'. and in all honesty if it didn't become a natural habit, i eventually stopped doing it. what did stick or happened just from how i used it, was to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 292
Posted By fierce_gt
the only one i have any hands on experience with...

the only one i have any hands on experience with is the vt60, and it would get my vote.

that last gen of panasonics were all winners, really. if you had a st60 in the mix, i'd say that's a great...
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,015
Posted By fierce_gt
i voted no and i don't need them to, but in all...

i voted no and i don't need them to, but in all honesty i have no idea if it is or is not capable.

i've never been to a live concert, nor do i want to
i've never 'come close' as far as i can tell...
Forum: Headphones   04-13-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By fierce_gt
assuming he had to 'stop getting paid' during the...

assuming he had to 'stop getting paid' during the time it took to bend down and pick it up... which would never happen. when i heard this, it was 100bux though, guess he's moving on up, haha.

...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,926
Posted By fierce_gt
no offense, but HDR is not a 'physical' product,...

no offense, but HDR is not a 'physical' product, it's a spec. your beef is with lcd and the way that tech presents HDR, not with HDR itself.

kind of like saying 3D audio is terrible because your...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,926
Posted By fierce_gt
i always find my eyes adjust to whatever i put in...

i always find my eyes adjust to whatever i put in front of them(as long as the room is suitably dark). i mean, i notice and appreciated the jump from SD to HD, but i don't think it increased the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-01-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 18,446
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm honestly not sure if i WANT to see it,...

i'm honestly not sure if i WANT to see it, haha...

i've spent most of my years since crt died searching for ways to get perfect blacks, good shadow detail, etc. the 'bright' tv's i've had, all...
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