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Forum: Latest Industry News   09-21-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By steve1971
I agree with you when you said "When consumers...

I agree with you when you said "When consumers are buying electronics in Cosco or Wal-Mart, what do you expect? They're not looking for quality. And younger people seem happy watching movies on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 157,733
Posted By steve1971
Thats my next tv......OLED. But thats a few years...

Thats my next tv......OLED. But thats a few years down the road when the OLED kinks are worked out. But yes any Blu ray player will look good with OLED.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By steve1971
Cool. Glad it all worked out for you. ;)

Cool. Glad it all worked out for you. ;)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By steve1971
How does the PQ of the W9 compare to the 65w850a?...

How does the PQ of the W9 compare to the 65w850a? The W9 uses Quantom Dots for Triluminous and the 850a doesnt, the W9 has the deep black panel and the w850a doesnt. Added all up the W9 produces...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By steve1971
I was doing some comparison between my W9 and the...

I was doing some comparison between my W9 and the XBR X900a 4K tv's and I had no clue they were pretty much the same tv except for the 4K feature. The guts of the tv's are nearly identicle. I even...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By steve1971
I would have to agree delfincek. He is taking a...

I would have to agree delfincek. He is taking a big risk by doing it himself even if he has a service manual. If it dont work and he calls up Sony and tells them what he did they may tell him that...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 60,947
Posted By steve1971
It doesnt help that their tv sales have taken a...

It doesnt help that their tv sales have taken a hit as well yet again. They are losing money and they are still hanging on to the hope that 4K will be the difference maker. It hasnt been a difference...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,846
Posted By steve1971
Personally I am more interested in the Atmos...

Personally I am more interested in the Atmos format then 4K which I find totally useless unless you have a big screen projection system. But thats just me.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By steve1971
First Tom congrats on being an owner of one of...

First Tom congrats on being an owner of one of the finest tv's ever made by Sony in my book and with the way things are going at Sony possibley one of their last. Anyway. I have never had the back of...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,846
Posted By steve1971
How do they get the consumer to buy their new...

How do they get the consumer to buy their new technologies every year? Simple. They promise the tech will be much better then the previous year when in truth its really over hyped and much cheaper to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By steve1971
Hey turnbowm. Here's a little update for you...

Hey turnbowm. Here's a little update for you buddy. Last night I went back into my settings and I turned the Light Sensor back to off. I said that I didnt notice much difference with it on or off but...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,846
Posted By steve1971
Very sad news indeed. Next to Sony Pioneer was my...

Very sad news indeed. Next to Sony Pioneer was my company of choice when it came to HT products and now they are fading away slowly and being replaced by garbage company products. Im not including...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 626,355
Posted By steve1971
Ok so last night I tried the "turn light sensor...

Ok so last night I tried the "turn light sensor off and light sensor on" thing and I came to the decision to leave it on. Why? Because having it off made no difference PQ wise to when I had it on. In...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-17-2014, 06:51 AM
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Views: 626,355
Posted By steve1971
Nice to see the W9 back in stock on Sony's site...

Nice to see the W9 back in stock on Sony's site and it says alot about its popularity that its still being offered for sale. I would have thought by now that it wasnt even being made anymore so maybe...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 157,733
Posted By steve1971
Thanks to mdavej's comment's I have decided to...

Thanks to mdavej's comment's I have decided to scrap the plans to buy an Oppo and keep my S6200. My 6200 does everything I want it to do very well with no issues so there is no reason to replace it...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-17-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,806
Posted By steve1971
Wow! I have have read every post on this topic...

Wow! I have have read every post on this topic and I am mind boggled with all the info! :eek: I never knew Quantum Dot displays could be so difficult to calibrate and maybe thats why it took the Pro...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,649
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Posted By steve1971
You make a very good point mdavej. :)

You make a very good point mdavej. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 10:12 AM
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Views: 626,355
Posted By steve1971
I have alot of sunlight in the room where W9 sits...

I have alot of sunlight in the room where W9 sits turnbowm. We watch some programs during the day and more at night. So should the light senor be turned off completely? Im on the fence here! :eek:
Forum: Display Calibration   09-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,384
Posted By steve1971
I had my Sony 55W900A professionally calibrated...

I had my Sony 55W900A professionally calibrated and to me it was money well spent on having it done. Is what I am seeing on screen what the directors intended? I dont know but I would like to think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 97,861
Posted By steve1971
Last weekend BarrettF77 I almost bit the bullet...

Last weekend BarrettF77 I almost bit the bullet and bought the X950B, the wife wasnt thrilled with the thought because we have the Sony 55W900A which is an excellent set and because of the price....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 626,355
Posted By steve1971
Thank's d. I am gonna give it a try and turn it...

Thank's d. I am gonna give it a try and turn it off and see if I like the results. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 626,355
Posted By steve1971
Question for you guys. Do you guys have your...

Question for you guys. Do you guys have your light sensor turned off on your W9? And if you do why? And what benifit does it provide by having it off? I have mine on to save energy but if it really...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By steve1971
I can see Samsung and other manufacturers...

I can see Samsung and other manufacturers switching to the QD tech after seeing how successful it was with Sony's 2013 tv's the X900A and W900A. Sony should have stuck with it but it is what it is....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By steve1971
I agree fafrd and I believe Sony should have...

I agree fafrd and I believe Sony should have tried it with Full Array LED. It worked with their edge lit designs like my W900A. Why they chose to drop the Quantum dot tech is beyond me. :confused:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By steve1971
So Hisense is useing quantum dot technology in...

So Hisense is useing quantum dot technology in their tv's? Well Sony used it in their 2013 X900 and W900 tv's and it was pretty successful so why not? I wonder if they going to implement it the same...
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