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Forum: 3D Displays   08-06-2011, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Amiable-Akuma
I am more of an average-Joe, "got no real money...

I am more of an average-Joe, "got no real money at all" type of HDTV enthusiast.

But I want to at least seriously "try out" 3D and own some titles.

My wife who I have now, over the years, made...
Forum: HD DVD Players   03-22-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
I'm getting an HD-A20 with a new Samsung 1080p...

I'm getting an HD-A20 with a new Samsung 1080p LCD, the 32A550. I want to get the display to run the 1080p24 output of the HD DVD discs correctly for the best picture, with no jaggies/etc. For this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,396
Views: 1,472,595
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
^^^Thanks for the info, guys - very helpful....

^^^Thanks for the info, guys - very helpful. Yes, BTW, I also wrote some online vendors with the same question and they all essentially say that they should have "the bulk" or almost all of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Quote:Originally Posted by ront2...

Quote:Originally Posted by ront2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13431496)

Congrats! I 2nd that on the sound quality.Real good for a 32".

...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 06:22 AM
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Posted By Amiable-Akuma
^^^Bought mine at CC online for the same price...

^^^Bought mine at CC online for the same price plus tax. Few other places seem to have it in stock right now.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 06:18 AM
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Views: 1,472,595
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Would someone care to venture a guess as to when...

Would someone care to venture a guess as to when places like Amazon will have the 32", 32A550 in stock?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 06:15 AM
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Views: 1,472,595
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
I don't think we should discuss this much more...

I don't think we should discuss this much more since its off topic - but I'll say that I just do not like universal remotes. I think things like the Harmony are too tiresome to program and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,574
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Quote:Originally Posted by nm88...

Quote:Originally Posted by nm88 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13434293)

Yes. Grain and noise is part of the film; you see it at the theater,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 10:13 PM
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Views: 3,268,570
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Quote:Originally Posted by metal83...

Quote:Originally Posted by metal83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13434011)

This tv isnt to impressive with blu ray except on cinema mode???
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,574
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
^^^Well, we're gamers who need to set close for...

^^^Well, we're gamers who need to set close for the controller cord, or have a PC hooked up and the same problem with the mouse/keyboard cords, or are people that switch media in and out of our...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,396
Views: 1,472,595
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
The remote is definitely, definitely...

The remote is definitely, definitely significantly worse on the 5 and 6 series than on the current 4 series. If I upgrade to the 5 series, I will certainly try to ask/see if I can keep the 4 series...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8,396
Views: 1,472,595
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
^^^No one has it in stock as far as I can see....

^^^No one has it in stock as far as I can see. Most people here are still waiting for it to appear on Amazon along with the other Amazon sellers that might appear with it when it gets put up on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,574
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Let me ask sort of a dumb question. Does the...

Let me ask sort of a dumb question. Does the extra sharpness of 1080p make the grain/noise of HD media movies look any more noticeable or worse? I mean, is there ever a scenario for watching HD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23,506
Views: 3,268,570
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
^^^Thanks, but I know all that - in fact, you...

^^^Thanks, but I know all that - in fact, you could say I'm an expert on grain - but still, I go against popular "film purist" opinion, by admiting that I don't like its appearance in HD movies at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 06:56 PM
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Views: 3,268,570
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Two questions: 1) Is the video processing...

Two questions:

1) Is the video processing or whatever of the 650 series improved so that it diminishes the appearance of distracting film grain and/or noise in Blu-ray movies and such - compared...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23,506
Views: 3,268,570
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
There is no 32" or 37" in the series 6 line,...

There is no 32" or 37" in the series 6 line, right?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,574
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
I read all the above, including the links. ...

I read all the above, including the links.

Just for clarity, help me out here:

1.) I've got a 32" that I sit almost exactly 4ft from (maybe 1 or 2 inches less)
2.) I have a true "768p" set...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Listen to MrEastSide, he knows what he's talking...

Listen to MrEastSide, he knows what he's talking about - I agree with IronBob too though. Essentially, I have had good experiences with open-box but they are more of a risk.

Here are my points on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Thanks, ront2. Yeah, this set is definitely...

Thanks, ront2. Yeah, this set is definitely cool. I can confirm I have no buzzing/whistling noise at this point (a problem with certain 3253s/etc) - so that makes me happy.

Saw the "blue" setting...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,878
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
The LNT-3253 by Samsung would be a great choice....

The LNT-3253 by Samsung would be a great choice. Voted best 32 inch by CNET for '07. You can get an open box model at Best Buy for about $650 if you negotiate with them. New models will probably get...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
ront2, anyone else - any idea on calibration...

ront2, anyone else - any idea on calibration settings? I tried some settings from the 3053 threads and from what I personally had on my old 3053 - but this TV is so different or has so many more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 04:01 PM
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Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/adamgripho...

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/adamgriphoto/IMG_0028.jpg

See, in this pic, how it has that same/similiar clear "glass" strip accent along its face bottom:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 03:59 PM
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Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
More pics. I'll post pics with it on later, but...

More pics. I'll post pics with it on later, but it may be a good while.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 03:49 PM
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Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Quote:Originally Posted by viper98912...

Quote:Originally Posted by viper98912 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13412174)

I also think this remote looks better than the BIG NUMBER BUTTON...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2008, 02:26 PM
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Views: 284,901
Posted By Amiable-Akuma
Sledge, I am not sure I can answer your question...

Sledge, I am not sure I can answer your question but I will post pics of the panel's width and its input area in a bit. Maybe that will help you decide for yourself.
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