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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By alluringreality
I expect to have it calibrated for football a...

I expect to have it calibrated for football a week from Sunday. I was planning on getting the 60" from Walmart for the 90 day return policy, but I decided to go with Best Buy for having display...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By alluringreality
It's pretty high in the Google results when...

It's pretty high in the Google results when searching for W850B reviews. While I refer to all LCDs as LCDs, right now the Best Buy site indicates they sell 7 LCDs. Personally I can't say I've seen a...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-29-2014, 05:01 AM
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Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
Now I see that it was mentioned up the page. I...

Now I see that it was mentioned up the page. I have a tendency to skim posts if someone else replies and if I'm okay with the response.



Ideally adjacent bars should generally be difficult to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 08:03 PM
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Views: 235
Posted By alluringreality
Have you looked at the Sony KDL-60W850B or...

Have you looked at the Sony KDL-60W850B or KDL-60W830B? Not counting things like tax they barely get under your budget. Sony has a few motionflow settings to choose from, including off, which will...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,026
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Posted By alluringreality
The video can be played on a computer, but it...

The video can be played on a computer, but it depends on what you're intending to do if that makes much sense. It may or may not make sense to display the video with a computer. For people that want...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-28-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By alluringreality
The only way I'm aware of to get a limited output...

The only way I'm aware of to get a limited output for video and the desktop with an AMD card is to leave the video dynamic range on full and switch the pixel format to limited. The screens of those...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
I can only comment on my AMD card. Screen capture...

I can only comment on my AMD card. Screen capture or the color cop progam can pull RGB values. The video and desktop will report as full-range, and that's the way the expansion setting has to be to...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-28-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,026
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Posted By alluringreality
My PC has an AMD card, and I'm unable to get it...

My PC has an AMD card, and I'm unable to get it to output both video and the desktop at video levels without scaling the video. I think the pixel format setting can force a video level output on my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 22,221
Posted By alluringreality
Has anyone had the chance to view a 60" & 70"...

Has anyone had the chance to view a 60" & 70" side-by-side in a dimly-lit room? If so can the 70" come close to the black level, contrast, and uniformity of the 60"? I have seen one 70" in the bright...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-25-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By alluringreality
It sounds like you figured things out, but when a...

It sounds like you figured things out, but when a device is outputting PC levels then 235 and above are expected to be the same shade, so they're not expected to flash in that situation. Assuming the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 10:15 PM
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Views: 141,706
Posted By alluringreality
Currently I'm leaning toward buying the...

Currently I'm leaning toward buying the KDL-60W850B to replace a KDS-60A3000 with an optical block issue. In person I couldn't find any glaring problems with either the 60" or 70" models in bright...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By alluringreality
Thanks for the reply. That's probably the sort of...

Thanks for the reply. That's probably the sort of thing I was looking for, comments from owners on what they consider selling-points for their TV. I've mainly considered Sony, Samsung, and Vizio...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By alluringreality
Assuming the procedure moved you closer to 2.4 or...

Assuming the procedure moved you closer to 2.4 or 2.2, yes it's reasonable to expect to be able to notice a difference on displays showing those traits.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By alluringreality
Which currently-available, 60"-70", semi-matte, LCD to replace rear projection?

The following are all my rationalizations for spending money on an LCD. I think in writing this I've probably decided what I'm going to do, but I'll see if anyone has compelling alternate ideas. My 7...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 18,107
Posted By alluringreality
Amazon TV pricing is often rather close to retail...

Amazon TV pricing is often rather close to retail prices you might see at local electronic stores, such as Best Buy. Based on the Amazon price, I would guess the 65L9400U might start at $4k retail...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By alluringreality
My opinion would be to look at measurements that...

My opinion would be to look at measurements that other people have made on their TVs to approximate a gamma number based on the setting. I am not at all familiar with your TV, but many LCD or plasma...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-22-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 47,442
Posted By alluringreality
Compared to the 1080p rollout from over 5 years...

Compared to the 1080p rollout from over 5 years ago, I have a mix of no surprise and surprise at this point with the currently-available 65" UHDTV models that I would probably shop. I'd check out...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
I was just using a image editor for an...

I was just using a image editor for an approximation.

Average luminance estimate:
1 - Expand 16-235 levels to 0-255.
2 - Apply a curve to the image to roughly approximate gamma. I was simply...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-20-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
Since I don't have a plasma to test, I've...

Since I don't have a plasma to test, I've generally been curious if large areas of white in a test pattern might tend to skew xy measurements. Larger measurement areas generally make an image more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 47,442
Posted By alluringreality
The XBR-65X850B specifications show "Dimming Type...

The XBR-65X850B specifications show "Dimming Type : Frame Dimming", which is different from the indication on the other Sony models. Anyway, nice list....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 47,442
Posted By alluringreality
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Forum: Display Calibration   07-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
It reads like you've already seen the few...

It reads like you've already seen the few "Display & sound" settings, and that's about the extent of the adjustment on the Xbox One output. The only thing else I've ever ran into would be to try a...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
Interesting, they must have added AVCHD playback....

Interesting, they must have added AVCHD playback. At launch neither version worked. I tried it and sure enough after an update the AVCHD played. Anyway, thanks for the reply.



I'm not sure that...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-25-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 2,767,866
Posted By alluringreality
The Xbox 360 requires an online update to play...

The Xbox 360 requires an online update to play the MP4 video. If you're online and navigate to select a file to play it, an update downloads and then it can play.
Forum: Display Calibration   07-25-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By alluringreality
Video and the desktop are somewhat disconnected...

Video and the desktop are somewhat disconnected on a computer. Many computers will scale the video to the desktop in a way that might work, but it's also possible that the video may not match the...
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