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Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   11-24-2016, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Marc D Carra
I just pulled the trigger and went with the LG...

I just pulled the trigger and went with the LG 65" E6 at the Best Buy Black Friday (early VIP sale) price of $4995 with free delivery. My Sony XBR65900A finally died (horizontal lines) and I was...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-24-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14,777
Views: 847,659
Posted By Marc D Carra
Well, here we go....I was on the fence whether I...

Well, here we go....I was on the fence whether I should go with the Sony 75XBRX940D or the LG OLED E6P. I even purchased the Sony for delivery on December 9th. Then I got home and thought about it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,220
Views: 297,096
Posted By Marc D Carra
Thanks again Jerry , and also for the extra 3D...

Thanks again Jerry , and also for the extra 3D insight from Dominica!
I wish I could have seen one instore, but none to be found anywhere in the city. I figure since all the paperwork, credit for my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,220
Views: 297,096
Posted By Marc D Carra
My sympathies on the demise of the 900A. I still...

My sympathies on the demise of the 900A. I still have my 65X900A--it has moved to the bedroom. While I sincerely believe the 900A was (and for me still is) a fantastic display, the 940D is even...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Marc D Carra
Great service from Best Buy & the Geek Squad tech!

Well the tech came over on the 11th, and was here for all of 5 minutes. He saw the problem, acknowledged that he knew what caused it and that panel was dying. Took a few pictures and said I would get...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,220
Views: 297,096
Posted By Marc D Carra
Well my baby is finally dying, after 2 years in...

Well my baby is finally dying, after 2 years in this world. My electronic baby, my XBR65X900A, that is. Dark horizontal lines. Barely noticeable on most material but still there. So I guess that's...
Forum: 3D Displays   11-15-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By Marc D Carra
Not all passive 3D 4k sets have reduced...

Not all passive 3D 4k sets have reduced resolution in 3D mode. My Sony XBR65X900A 4K panel uses the extra resolution to generate 1920x1080 per eye, resulting in an extremely sharp image with little...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-07-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Marc D Carra
I will definitely keep you up to date. I was told...

I will definitely keep you up to date. I was told I needed to book an appointment with the Geek Squad so they will be here on Friday. The person I spoke to via chat at The Geek Squad mentioned taking...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Marc D Carra
Thanks alot Viiv! At least it's a known issue....

Thanks alot Viiv!
At least it's a known issue. That should speed up the process of getting the panel replaced or getting a replacement set. I'm torn as to which is better. The newer sets have HDR...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Marc D Carra
Is my Sony 65XBR900A panel dying?

Tonight I noticed some dark horizontal lines of pixels extending from the left side of the screen . There are maybe 8 of them, some extending right to the center of the screen. I'm pretty sure the...
Forum: Blu-ray Player Great Found Deals!   07-08-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,207
Posted By Marc D Carra
Philips BDP7501 Deals Thread

Right now Best Buy Canada has the Phillips UHD player on promo for $499 and you get to choose any UHD movie of your choice, so that's another $35 savings, depending on the movie. I don't know if you...
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 88,593
Posted By Marc D Carra
Thanks for your reply Mark. I will give them a...

Thanks for your reply Mark. I will give them a shot and see how they sound!
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 88,593
Posted By Marc D Carra
I've read through most of the thread but can't...

I've read through most of the thread but can't seem to find an answer to my question. My ceilings are about 12 feet high and flat. I'm sitting about 10 feet away from my Polk Rti9 towers. Using the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By Marc D Carra
Which Atmos recievers (other than Pioneer) have the "render" option?

I'm looking to replace my Denon receiver with something that has more power and Bluetooth. Since all mid to high end recievers have Atmos now, I'm looking for one that has the "render" option that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 115,700
Posted By Marc D Carra
Owners of the 737, I have read that you lose...

Owners of the 737, I have read that you lose some sound modes such as Dolby Pro Logic IIx and Dolby EX after the ATMOS firmware upgrade? Is this true? I haven't yet done the upgrade but I use these...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,540
Posted By Marc D Carra
Edge lighting? The 657u is a full array backlit...

Edge lighting? The 657u is a full array backlit panel. Sounds like they need to send a different service guy!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 46,891
Posted By Marc D Carra
Thanks Danabw for the quick reply! It gives me at...

Thanks Danabw for the quick reply! It gives me at least some re-assurance that it will stay in place.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 46,891
Posted By Marc D Carra
"the stand"

Is that black wired stand rubberized or does it have any sort of non slip coating? The specs say it is 12.7" from front to back and my high gloss black Ikea stand is 15". I really don't want to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,540
Posted By Marc D Carra
Question accessing 'advanced' picture settings in 3D mode?

I know this is an old thread but I just got offered what I think is a good deal on the Sharp-LC-90LE657U here in Canada. I was going to go with a projector and a 100" screen but for a bit more I can...
Forum: 3D Displays   11-25-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Marc D Carra
replacing my xbr65x900A, need something as good in 3d?

I'm a 3d addict.

My Sony XBR65x900A gives me the best and brightest 3D image( since it uses the 4k to produce a full 1080p passive 3d image) I have ever seen on a TV. I now have an itch for...
Forum: LCD Panels   10-17-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Marc D Carra
Cool I have a like new 65" Sony XBR65x900A 4K flat...

I have a like new 65" Sony XBR65x900A 4K flat panel for sale. Purchased with 4 year extended warranty, 3 years left remaining. It is absolutely pristine (Smoke free, child free home) and had the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13,602
Views: 938,658
Posted By Marc D Carra
There are several video reviews on youtube that...

There are several video reviews on youtube that show 4K as a selectable video output setting, using different 4K tvs and monitors so I don't think it's the Minix. Hopefully Sony will figure it out.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13,602
Views: 938,658
Posted By Marc D Carra
I finally pulled the trigger on a 4K TV and since...

I finally pulled the trigger on a 4K TV and since Future shop was clearing out last years flagship XBR900A at less than 1/3 the original retail (with a FREE PS4) I couldn't resist. Problem is I got...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,378
Views: 619,538
Posted By Marc D Carra
I FIXED THE MISSING LINE OF PIXELS!!! I'm...

I FIXED THE MISSING LINE OF PIXELS!!!

I'm so excited right now! I am literally ready to crack open a bottle of champagne http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif This issue was...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-22-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,378
Views: 619,538
Posted By Marc D Carra
Good ideas but I'm not entirely convinced that...

Good ideas but I'm not entirely convinced that it's a power related issue. My unit was fine for 2 months, and then out of the blue, the issue just appeared. I've tried different outlets in my house...
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