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Forum: Display Calibration   12-10-2014, 07:10 PM
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What model TV did you have Randal calibrate?

What model TV did you have Randal calibrate?
Forum: Display Calibration   12-03-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By htwaits
Is Barry active here at AVS? If so, what is his...

Is Barry active here at AVS? If so, what is his user name?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30,750
Views: 2,835,804
Posted By htwaits
The manufacturer is the only entity that would...

The manufacturer is the only entity that would have that information and Pioneer has no reason to provide it to the public or to their customers.

There have been some dates that relate to less...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15,669
Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
Your VT60 doesn't have the "sandwiched" glass...

Your VT60 doesn't have the "sandwiched" glass either.

It's the ZT60 with "sandwiched" glass that removes the possibility of seeing a double image from sharp angle viewing. The ZT60 also has an...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By htwaits
Is it local to you and can you check it out? The...

Is it local to you and can you check it out? The price seems low to me given the description. Be careful that you are not dealing with a mugger. :eek:
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-22-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11,547
Views: 1,116,216
Posted By htwaits
Are we talking about space ship earth for the day...

Are we talking about space ship earth for the day when being outside is too hazardous? Maybe a time when all the topsoil has been moved under ground. :eek:
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 631,284
Posted By htwaits
If the market is so hot in Hungary for Pioneer...

If the market is so hot in Hungary for Pioneer Kuro displays then that might be a reason to pass. At the least you should check for any persistent image retention or significant defective pixels....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30,750
Views: 2,835,804
Posted By htwaits
Yes if there isn't anything wrong with the 111....

Yes if there isn't anything wrong with the 111. It's also a very good candidate for calibration, especially by one of the professionals that are active here at AVS. Black level and color should be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 483,508
Posted By htwaits
Once long long ago I developed my first software...

Once long long ago I developed my first software for the original 8086 PC. I did extensive testing before I handed it over to a secretary for testing. As soon as I got back to my office she called...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13,102
Views: 938,200
Posted By htwaits
There are only two good choices -- to game or not...

There are only two good choices -- to game or not to game. :)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15,669
Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
One is calibrated and the other is one size fits...

One is calibrated and the other is one size fits all. Displays are not all the same.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-17-2014, 10:18 PM
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Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
D-Nice is outstanding. UMR(Jeff Meier), Gregg...

D-Nice is outstanding.
UMR(Jeff Meier), Gregg Loewen, and Chad B, are all outstanding too.

Kevin Miller is in or close to NYC, and he is also outstanding.
ISF Technician
Co-Instructor ISF...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13,102
Views: 938,200
Posted By htwaits
All boards have chips. Which one do you think...

All boards have chips. Which one do you think you'll need and how do you know it will be available if you need it?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15,669
Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
Not exactly. ;)

Not exactly. ;)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13,102
Views: 938,200
Posted By htwaits
That's probably not something you should mess...

That's probably not something you should mess with. These TVs make poor door stops. ;)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15,669
Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
I'm not sure why you would be interested in that...

I'm not sure why you would be interested in that question at this point in the life span of Panasonic's 60 model year.

The difference is worth it to those people who look for and enjoy...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,286,123
Posted By htwaits
I have the 6010 and I've never used the pause...

I have the 6010 and I've never used the pause function long enough to see the image dim, and there is no way I'm going to test to see how long it takes. I doubt that my set has ever been paused for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,286,123
Posted By htwaits
Are you saying that your friend walks away from...

Are you saying that your friend walks away from his TV without doing anything, and when he comes back the image has been dimmed? I've never heard of that feature. ;)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,286,123
Posted By htwaits
It seems that your friend is in the habit of...

It seems that your friend is in the habit of pausing his set for long periods of time. Ask him why.

Also, I'm not sure you got the point of changing to another source and then back to the one he's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,286,123
Posted By htwaits
Is your friend in the habit of pausing the set...

Is your friend in the habit of pausing the set for long periods of time? I would start with not doing that. But if I did, I would try switching to another input source and back to the original...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-12-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 483,508
Posted By htwaits
Someone might but they would be wrong. :eek:

Someone might but they would be wrong. :eek:
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15,669
Views: 1,028,140
Posted By htwaits
What do you mean by "Most isf pro."? If you...

What do you mean by "Most isf pro."?

If you choose to run your set at maximum light output that might effect it's longevity, but that's not typical of sets that have not been calibrated. What you...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13,143
Views: 658,771
Posted By htwaits
You might check this sight which, as far as I...

You might check this sight which, as far as I know, is an outstanding source of back lighting information.

CinemaQuest, Inc. (http://www.cinemaquestinc.com/ideal_lume.htm)

A correctly installed...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13,143
Views: 658,771
Posted By htwaits
See above. A set will calibrate differently if...

See above. A set will calibrate differently if back lighting is used, but that's not related to IR. When people use back lighting that's not a true 6,500 kelvin that can also effect a calibration --...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13,143
Views: 658,771
Posted By htwaits
There is no correlation between back lighting and...

There is no correlation between back lighting and IR. If you use back lighting after you've had a set calibrated, then a recalibration for accuracy is probably worthwhile.
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