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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-07-2016, 05:03 PM
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Posted By mattoc59
Im on the fence about upgrading my 55EC9300 to...

Im on the fence about upgrading my 55EC9300 to the E6P. I attended the VE shootout and it looked great but from what I’ve read, there are mixed feelings on how well this TV handles HDR content....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-24-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 37,613
Posted By mattoc59
Actually the flaws of a couple of the LCDs didn't...

Actually the flaws of a couple of the LCDs didn't need to be pointed out, the attendees saw them without too much trouble.

He did point out the superior brightness of LCD, but I didn't hear him...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-24-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 37,613
Posted By mattoc59
The Vizio definitely exhibited better uniformity...

The Vizio definitely exhibited better uniformity and better implementation of FALD. This was evident during the white bar test. Why this didnt translate to real world performance, om not sure..maybe...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-24-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 37,613
Posted By mattoc59
Unless the TVs were deliberately calibrated to ...

Unless the TVs were deliberately calibrated to give one an advantage over the other, there was no bias at this event.

That being said, there really is no competition for OLED other than price...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-23-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 37,613
Posted By mattoc59
I was at the afternoon session The LG i...

I was at the afternoon session

The LG i believe came in at .004 with a contrast ratio of 20,000 to 1

The Samsung was .048 C/R 3000 to 1

The Sony was .068 2100 to 1

These numbers are just...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,060
Posted By mattoc59
I have the 55ec9300 and I have no issues with my...

I have the 55ec9300 and I have no issues with my set minus some very slight stutter on scrolling news tickers. I was at the VE shootout and although the JS9500 and the 940c looked great, they still...
Forum: Soundbars   08-08-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By mattoc59
Samsung Soundbar stuck in shop/demo mode

I bought a floor model Samsung soundbar for a temporary fix. The model number is HW-F450ZA. It seems to be locked in shop/display mode. I cannot adjust volume bass or treble. Does anyone know how to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-12-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,999
Posted By mattoc59
Boy Boys...Play nice. In all honesty a...

Boy Boys...Play nice. In all honesty a calibration report means nothing to the average person. Trust your eyes and go with the set that you perceive as superior. Stop reading and start looking! I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-27-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 73,326
Posted By mattoc59
I spoke with the Samsung rep and he was actually...

I spoke with the Samsung rep and he was actually there for another event at CE week. LG and Sony sent reps there specifically for the shootout.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-26-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 73,326
Posted By mattoc59
If you do your viewing in a dark room then yes...

If you do your viewing in a dark room then yes the Samsung was 3x better than the Panasonic. It was horrible in a dark room environment.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,213
Posted By mattoc59
I purchased last years top of the line Samsung...

I purchased last years top of the line Samsung LED and it still was nowhere near the quality of my Sony HX929 from 2011. The 55EC9300 was the first set I felt comfortable with replacing the Sony...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-26-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,213
Posted By mattoc59
The big takeaway for me after this event was how...

The big takeaway for me after this event was how much LED's have improved in just 1 year. Where were these improvements from 2011-2014? I guess LG woke everyone up with their production of OLED and...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-25-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,213
Posted By mattoc59
Well then I'm shocked LG is allowing this model...

Well then I'm shocked LG is allowing this model to be sold with that defect.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,213
Posted By mattoc59
So I attended the afternoon session and these are...

So I attended the afternoon session and these are my observations.

1. I was shocked at the black "flames" on the edges of the LG set. I own a 55EC9300 and haven't ever seen anything like that....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-28-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 355,445
Posted By mattoc59
Big thanks to Chad B for calibrating my 55EC9300...

Big thanks to Chad B for calibrating my 55EC9300 on Sunday! My settings were pretty good pre calibration but Chad was really able to dial in the color. Skin tones look great!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-15-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,235
Posted By mattoc59
I used to keep my Sony HX929 at a 4 out of 10...

I used to keep my Sony HX929 at a 4 out of 10 when it came to brightness. I would say the LG OLED is very close at 52%. I have a ton of light blasting the screen from windows directly across and it...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-15-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,235
Posted By mattoc59
It only affects the graphics/scoreboard on my set...

It only affects the graphics/scoreboard on my set while watching sports. ABL does not kick in to dim the entire screen. I watch a lot of sports and have yet to see any ABL during Basketball, Hockey...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-15-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,235
Posted By mattoc59
With my current settings I have not seen any ABL...

With my current settings I have not seen any ABL during hockey. One other thing I noticed was that the scoredboard graphics seem to change color from white to grey then back to white. Is this some...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,235
Posted By mattoc59
My 55EC9300 handles panning motion better than my...

My 55EC9300 handles panning motion better than my Sony HX929 did. The Sony had some DSE but the OLED has clear fluid motion. The only thing i notice is the sports ticker on ESPN judders. Does this...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-10-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 355,445
Posted By mattoc59
So after hours of tweaking I was able to defeat...

So after hours of tweaking I was able to defeat most of the ABL. I was also able to improve motion and I have to say the picture looks amazing. I retract my earlier statement, and it looks like the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-07-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 355,445
Posted By mattoc59
Did you ensure you had the latest firmware (Feb...

Did you ensure you had the latest firmware (Feb 2015, I believe)? Some say you need to download the 650MB file manually. I just bought mine online for 2.3k and I have a HX929 right now. Your post...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 355,445
Posted By mattoc59
So i was able to pick this set up at PC Richard...

So i was able to pick this set up at PC Richard today for $2k. After a few hours with it, I think i will be returning it and my Sony HX929 will live to see another day. There are so many things to be...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-09-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 102,648
Posted By mattoc59
I would definitely snatch up the 55" flat model...

I would definitely snatch up the 55" flat model if it breaks the sub $4000.00 mark. Was anyone here actually in attendance at CES to comment on how the new sets looked?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 26,232
Posted By mattoc59
Its crazy that in the late stages of 2014 we...

Its crazy that in the late stages of 2014 we still do not have a set that can achieve plasma quality black levels without clouding, bright whites, and superior motion. What have they been doing for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By mattoc59
Try turning off smooth gradation. I use a...

Try turning off smooth gradation. I use a backlight of 4 on all viewing. Its bright enough for daytime and still has some punch at night. I know many of the owners here use 1-2 but thats just way too...
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