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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Hisma
it's not an SSD. A 1TB SSD goes for around...

it's not an SSD. A 1TB SSD goes for around $400+, without adding any hollywood movies.

He was just refuting the claim that was made stating the capacity issue affecting both mechanical and SSD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
There is certainly some merit when it comes to...

There is certainly some merit when it comes to pro reviews, but they do not always tell the whole story. Look at how highly pro review sites rate the sony X900B and 950B, then go into the owner...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 161,808
Posted By Hisma
Weird. Others in the evo kit thread reported the...

Weird. Others in the evo kit thread reported the same thing. That's how I realized it wasn't just me.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 161,808
Posted By Hisma
I mentioned this in another thread, but I will...

I mentioned this in another thread, but I will mention it here too.

If you use an HTPC connected to an AVR for audio, and you use 4K resolution, you will lose audio. Audio will only work if you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 162,010
Posted By Hisma
Lost sound too. I have the HU9000, but using...

Lost sound too. I have the HU9000, but using same firmware. Running at 1080p at the moment.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Hisma
Why would you care if a 1080p TV has these specs?...

Why would you care if a 1080p TV has these specs?

Did you mean 4K TV?

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 161,808
Posted By Hisma
i haven't been burned by any updates yet so I...

i haven't been burned by any updates yet so I just take them as they come. no idea what it fixes. here's what samung support shows, it's very vague.



the "improved usability of input devices"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 161,808
Posted By Hisma
Just got an update I'm on 1172 now. ...

Just got an update

I'm on 1172 now.

No idea what changed. Someone should see if 4:4:4 Chroma works at 4K now

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
yeah, bitrate obviously makes a difference too. ...

yeah, bitrate obviously makes a difference too. lower bitrate will be easier to decode. when i try to play some videos downloaded from http://demo-uhd3d.com/, it can bring my htpc to it's knees. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 05:29 PM
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Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
well I can confirm that if you don't have...

well I can confirm that if you don't have hardware AVC decoding, you're forced to use software decoding. Software decoding requires fairly significant computing power. So while the onboard...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Hisma
2014 4K LG sets are confirmed to work 4K 60 Hz @...

2014 4K LG sets are confirmed to work 4K 60 Hz @ 4:4:4 via HDMI 2.0.

So that means the 79UB9800 should do just fine for you.

retail price is around $6900, but street price should be cheaper. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
fortunately SI is releasing a new HDMI 2.0 chip...

fortunately SI is releasing a new HDMI 2.0 chip that supports full speed (18Gbps) HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 concurrently. Should see devices with this new chipset by early next year....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 571
Posted By Hisma
Fwiw, imagic came to this same exact conclusion a...

Fwiw, imagic came to this same exact conclusion a few months ago when he highlighted 'the one advantage of curved TVs'

I have always stayed neutral when it came to the curve, and having lived...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,596
Posted By Hisma
saw a post recently that confirms that SI will...

saw a post recently that confirms that SI will very soon deliver newer HDMI 2.0 chipsets that support both HDCP 2.2 and full bandwidth HDMI 2.0 on a single chip.
...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Hisma
Thanks for the tips. I haven't attempted...

Thanks for the tips.

I haven't attempted to adjust them much since I never had them in an ideal environment. I'm living in an apartment temporarily until I get my house back (it has tenants...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Hisma
There are numerous companies that offer in home...

There are numerous companies that offer in home audio calibration of home theaters.

Also, there are such things as AVRs which allow audio quality to be adjusted for optimal sound quality.
...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Hisma
can someone help me figure out if these speakers are any good?

http://i.imgur.com/Jp9N5L5.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/NxbmToK.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/j9XHvdk.jpg

(sorry for the low quality cellphone pics. I can take higher quality pics if this thread goes...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,596
Posted By Hisma
I guess you know him personally ;). It appears...

I guess you know him personally ;). It appears curved b/c in the first pic the packing material on the bottom gives it a curved effect.

Since you are so sure of it I'll take your word for it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-03-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
nobody has yet to answer the question of what...

nobody has yet to answer the question of what sort of upscaling vizio uses. also, nobody has compared the upscaling quality from using a quality AVR (afaik). from what i read somewhere vizio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-03-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,596
Posted By Hisma
that definitely looks curved. also, not sure how...

that definitely looks curved. also, not sure how you can tell if it's a TS01 w/o looking at the box label
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,596
Posted By Hisma
Nice comparison. Their conclusion mirrors my...

Nice comparison. Their conclusion mirrors my exact thinking for picking the 9000 over the 8550. I knew they'd be close, but some of the extra features in the 9000 DO contribute to PQ, like the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
YES. Multiple upscaling can occur if the...

YES. Multiple upscaling can occur if the upscaler has not upscaled the image to 4K. If the STB is upscaling to 1080p, the TV still needs to upscale it to 4K.

If you have an AVR that can...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
Christopher had absolutely no idea what you were...

Christopher had absolutely no idea what you were talking about.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,596
Posted By Hisma
sounds fine in theory, but in practice it's not...

sounds fine in theory, but in practice it's not true.

I have had 2 65" HU9000s. First one had terrible light bleed. Replacement has almost perfect uniformity. From the photos of 8550s I have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5,390
Views: 301,618
Posted By Hisma
External upscaling would absolutely impact the...

External upscaling would absolutely impact the image quality. From my experience with my 4K set, even though the upscaler is always on, it will not upscale a 4K image twice. That is, if it signal...
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