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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 07:12 AM
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Posted By westa6969
I don't think many understand the Brightness...

I don't think many understand the Brightness equation to arrive at HDR as I repeatedly see it referenced as the Menu Display numerics as Brightness when in fact max Bright setting to high blows out...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
I've had my 75HU8500 w/Box for about two months...

I've had my 75HU8500 w/Box for about two months now and offering up feedback and questions if it's just my system or anyone else tolerating some of the negative crap with this TV and it's not so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 861
Posted By westa6969
Fact is, Sharp has discovered the hard way that...

Fact is, Sharp has discovered the hard way that they over extended themselves when they built their 10G Saiki 5 billion $ Solar Panel/LCD plant in the midst of a global slowdown and then unexpected...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,400
Posted By westa6969
There are Armories on-site just as there is on...

There are Armories on-site just as there is on any Military Base where soldiers outside of combat may not carry but they ALL have an Armory where they are stored for use as needed. Completed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,400
Posted By westa6969
What a stinker of a show. If the show runs...

What a stinker of a show.

If the show runs 48 minutes there must be only two minutes of real action. Dialogue runs endlessly even after CGI fake as hell bat attack and plane crash into a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,400
Posted By westa6969
AGREED! I hate the prostitution of these...

AGREED!

I hate the prostitution of these Novels that seems to have to run endlessly and take FOREVER to get to an eventual crisis - must we sit through 10-12 episodes of house cats in tree's to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-09-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By westa6969
I've had Audio Dropouts regularly with both my...

I've had Audio Dropouts regularly with both my 65F8000 and now my 75HU8550 and as a Diagnostic PC and Network Troubleshooter for years the only common elements shared are the HDMI ARC Connection and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20,441
Views: 1,337,167
Posted By westa6969
I would take away the likelihood that OTA...

I would take away the likelihood that OTA certainly is not a reason to upgrade to the SEK-3500 as technically it only makes sense if that's one's primary viewing methodology.

I thought I saw...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-04-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By westa6969
Bought the 2014 UN75HU8550 and added the new...

Bought the 2014 UN75HU8550 and added the new SEK-3500 OCB for a total of $4200 and the 2015 OCB really made a huge difference saving about $5K over what it was last year and the 78JS9500.

The OCB...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 593
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Posted By westa6969
After viewing all of last season and without...

After viewing all of last season and without repeat viewing before last night I was LOST as to what was going on as it made no sense unless your new to the series and never followed it.

Even...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 72,225
Posted By westa6969
According to Amazon: "Date First Available -...

According to Amazon:

"Date First Available - August 3, 2014"

According to AVS/CES:

R Series was 2 two years in development 18 months ago and remains TBA, longer than a tour in Army.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 61,254
Posted By westa6969
My viewing of the LG at BB Mag Rm surprisingly...

My viewing of the LG at BB Mag Rm surprisingly demo'd CRUSHED BLACKS, Motion/Blurring of colors.



What seems to be getting ignored is the FACT there is a dramatic PRICE Premium for the LG vs....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
Been off line enjoying the new 75HU8550 w/OCB and...

Been off line enjoying the new 75HU8550 w/OCB and have zero regrets but I'm going to posts a few annoyances that have nothing to do with PQ by chance Samsung US or S.K. are following feedback here:
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-27-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 61,254
Posted By westa6969
Also found this report more than a little...

Also found this report more than a little misleading as testing for DIMMING ZONES in the UK reported as follows:

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/ue65js9500-201502234012.htm

"Whilst Samsung told...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20,441
Views: 1,337,167
Posted By westa6969
Buy a SEK-3500 to turn this into a Kick Ass WoW Factor GEM!

May I share my experience after 48 hours ownership of the 75HU8550 - upgrading from a 65F8000.

First 24 hours - No matter how much time I spent calibrating settings it looked identical to my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-25-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
First Summary Report: WoW - WoW - Freakin WoW!!!...

First Summary Report: WoW - WoW - Freakin WoW!!!

I was going to wait a week to post after recv'ing my new75HU8550 yesterday. Initially, I could only see little difference from my 65F8000 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
Could you at least ID your HT Credentials per the...

Could you at least ID your HT Credentials per the "Science" if you are going to question others "Personal Preference" sharing on a new feature in it's infancy and without firm agreed upon standards. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
Per CNET:David Katzmeier When viewers don...

Per CNET:David Katzmeier

When viewers don the glasses, they perceive these two images as a single 3D image, a process known as "fusing." The system relies on a phenomenon of visual perception...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-21-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 28,150
Posted By westa6969
As a Layman HT Enthusiast viewing your...

As a Layman HT Enthusiast viewing your side-by-side I personally and without Calibrator measurements I found the RIGHT Side Panel Yellows to be heavily Green Tinted and detailed Reds seem...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
Provided for us by RAY0414: ...

Provided for us by RAY0414:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1990706-2015-samsung-sek-3500u-za-evolution-kit-148.html#post35166466
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-19-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
It would seem logical to me that if I am...

It would seem logical to me that if I am connecting a technology like HDR that requires higher luminance and the preset is Movie Mode (which to me appears washed out even though it's highly...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
My Panasonic 50" LCD in the guestroom does ad's...

My Panasonic 50" LCD in the guestroom does ad's every time you turn it on or change inputs and at one point was doing when hitting volume and I bought it 18 months ago but can be disabled by drilling...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
There is a UN78JS8600 listed as available in...

There is a UN78JS8600 listed as available in Canada but not shipping until 7/20/2015. Why I'm finding it for CA and not US doesn't make sense though.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-15-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
Just had to comment on how excellent this thread...

Just had to comment on how excellent this thread is working with outstanding support exchanges going on between members and it's refreshing as hell to find thread without in-fighting and bickering...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-15-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,256
Views: 310,997
Posted By westa6969
According to my research the 75" and 85" are Ten...

According to my research the 75" and 85" are Ten Bit HU8550 and they only list one 85" being produced. The 65" I researched was ID'd as 8 bit though.
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