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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2011, 09:21 AM
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Posted By coolio86
I never changed the settings on my XBR8 too much...

I never changed the settings on my XBR8 too much from their out of the box settings. Can someone tell me the best settings for HDTV broadcast and for gaming? I am trying to get the picture to look...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2010, 04:48 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Quote: Are you referring to the "smooth"...

Quote:

Are you referring to the "smooth" motion? Where it is ultra smooth? What motion enhancer setting are you using for the input you watched on?


I forgot which motion enhancer was on but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2010, 04:54 PM
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Posted By coolio86
just finished watching Harry potter and the...

just finished watching Harry potter and the sorcerers stone on blu-Ray in 1080/24p HD and I noticed a lot of motion blur. It is more noticable in darker scenes than brighter ones but it is still...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2010, 06:57 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Just wondering, is a stereoscopic 3D game like...

Just wondering, is a stereoscopic 3D game like Avatar playable in 3D on a set like the XBR8?
Forum: Speakers   01-10-2010, 06:59 AM
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Posted By coolio86
Thx. I think I'll wait till summer to decide.

Thx. I think I'll wait till summer to decide.
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2010, 03:20 PM
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Views: 815
Posted By coolio86
I need a pair of sound isolating earphones to...

I need a pair of sound isolating earphones to use with my iPhone 3GS. They don't have to have a mic, but it would be nice. I don't care about bass that much, but I really care about crystal clear...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2010, 06:22 AM
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Posted By coolio86
Quote:Originally Posted by Viper2847...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viper2847 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17851471)

Wow dude that is alot of processing to have on for a video game....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2010, 07:08 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Quote:Originally Posted by Deviation...

Quote:Originally Posted by Deviation http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17850058)

I don't wish to be rude but I think you're delusional. Turning on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2010, 04:56 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Gaming on this TV is wonderful!! There is no...

Gaming on this TV is wonderful!! There is no noticable lag when playing AC2 in 720p with DRC on (full clarity and reality), LED on Standard and Motion Dejudder on Clear. My only concern is that I'm...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2010, 01:03 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Nevermnd, I fixed the issue. And by the way...

Nevermnd, I fixed the issue.

And by the way what are good settings for getting a very sharp and colorful picture watching an HD broadcast with a 4-5 ft viewing distance?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2010, 09:50 AM
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Posted By coolio86
Hey guys. I have a DishNetwork HDTV receiver...

Hey guys. I have a DishNetwork HDTV receiver that initially was connected to my old SD CRT TV, but I manually plugged the reveiver into my new XBR8 via HDMI. When I turn the XBR8 on and an HDTV show...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2009, 05:38 PM
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Posted By coolio86
I've read that the PS3 sucks at upscaling DVDs,...

I've read that the PS3 sucks at upscaling DVDs, and can't upscale games at all. Is this true? And are the movies released in theaters released in 1080i or p?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2009, 08:43 PM
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Views: 770,452
Posted By coolio86
What is the difference between 1080i film based...

What is the difference between 1080i film based content and 1080i video based content? Can 1080i film based content be sent as a satellite HDTV broadcast? Is there an update to allow the XBR8 to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-24-2009, 06:53 AM
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Posted By coolio86
Does 1080i on a 1080p TV look like native 1080p?

Does 1080i on a 1080p TV look like native 1080p?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2009, 10:29 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Well I finally did it. I ordered the 46" XBR8...

Well I finally did it. I ordered the 46" XBR8 from Best Buy. It should be delivered next Tuesday. I am thrilled because I currently own a crappy Magnavox 27" CRT TV, that is around 12 years...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2009, 08:15 PM
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Posted By coolio86
And just for confirmation, the XBR8 listed on...

And just for confirmation, the XBR8 listed on Best Buy's website has "Magnolia" printed on the picture. Does this mean it's a demo unit, or brand new?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2009, 08:11 PM
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Posted By coolio86
So how do 720p TV shows look compared to 1080i...

So how do 720p TV shows look compared to 1080i TV shows on the TV? Do 720p TV shows look good with or without the Display Area set to +1?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 770,452
Posted By coolio86
Thanks, Deviation, for letting me know, I was a...

Thanks, Deviation, for letting me know, I was a little worried there. And I'm glad the Wii looks decent on the TV, but can anyone recommend a specific high quality HDMI cable? I need one for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 07:42 PM
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Posted By coolio86
As long as the XBR8 will REDUCE the glare, I'm...

As long as the XBR8 will REDUCE the glare, I'm fine.

And one more thing, can someone recommend high quality HDMI cables, no more than $40, that are amazing for Satellite HDTV, gaming, and Blu-Ray?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,463
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Posted By coolio86
So if I connect my PS3 to the XBR8 and enable...

So if I connect my PS3 to the XBR8 and enable 24p, and use HDMI, will there be any input lag if I only have LED enabled on the XBR8?

How can I stop sound lag? Does HDMI completely eliminate it?...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 05:27 PM
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Posted By coolio86
And yes, I have a light that I ALWAYS see as a...

And yes, I have a light that I ALWAYS see as a reflection on my CRT when playing video games, and it annoys me. For me plasma is not an option.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 05:26 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Quote:Originally Posted by Viper2847...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viper2847 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17752418)

Yup,but add in some of your own money now and get the 55XBR8!

...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 04:40 PM
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Views: 770,452
Posted By coolio86
I know I've asked a lot about this TV, but this...

I know I've asked a lot about this TV, but this is Christmas week my grandfather was kind enough to send me $2,000 for the TV. And now the answer to this question will determine my final decision:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2009, 02:20 PM
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Posted By coolio86
I was just asking because I would set the TV to...

I was just asking because I would set the TV to sleep everyday starting at 2AM and I would "wake it up" whenever I got the next morning.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2009, 12:33 PM
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Posted By coolio86
Does the XBR8's sleep timer turn the TV off?...

Does the XBR8's sleep timer turn the TV off? Could I set the TV to "sleep" all day and night without causing any damage to it?
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