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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2016, 03:27 PM
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Posted By steve1971
I stand corrected. I have my Gamma set to 0. -1...

I stand corrected. I have my Gamma set to 0. -1 or -2 takes out detail in dark scenes to my eye. I also have my Brightness set to 51 and will not go any higher then that. My W9 is set to Warm 2 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-29-2016, 06:27 AM
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Posted By steve1971
I think the problem is is people like to see...

I think the problem is is people like to see oversaturated color's and dont care for accuracy and that's fine it's their set. They like to see what they see at a store which is the set is set to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By steve1971
The setting's from Tom Norton over at...

The setting's from Tom Norton over at soundandvision.com are damn good for the W900A. When I wasted money and had my W9 Pro Calibrated the settings the guy dialed in were pretty much the same as Tom...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-27-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,177
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Posted By steve1971
First no they arent going to do away with...

First no they arent going to do away with Standard Def. Second. If your projector is a good upscaler then I think 720p or 1080i will be good but I suggest 1080p. It's what I have my DVR set to....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 286,557
Posted By steve1971
You beat me to it! I was going to tell him the...

You beat me to it! I was going to tell him the same thing. :D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2016, 04:58 PM
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Posted By steve1971
Ok Didee I think you made your point! LOL....

Ok Didee I think you made your point! LOL. However if a person wants to get their tv calibrated then thats their choice, nothing wrong with it. Me? I got my W9 calibrated and was it a wise move at...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-25-2016, 08:12 AM
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Views: 372,418
Posted By steve1971
As an employee of Comcast I can say yes they are...

As an employee of Comcast I can say yes they are eventually going to phase out non-X1 services because they want everyone on the same page and it makes it easier on equipment replacement if need be....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,739
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Posted By steve1971
Cant argue with you on this one Didee because...

Cant argue with you on this one Didee because your right. It was like I said and that is the calibrator's setting's he dialed in on my tv were pretty much the same as Tom Norton's settings over at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-23-2016, 06:02 AM
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Posted By steve1971
My advise is if you can get your W9...

My advise is if you can get your W9 professionally calibrated do it but if not go to www.soundandvision.com and look up the 55W900A under LED Tv reviews and use Tom Norton's setting's. I've used his...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-22-2016, 06:56 AM
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Views: 286,557
Posted By steve1971
Not only are they adding Netflix but Hulu down...

Not only are they adding Netflix but Hulu down the road as well. Also they are working on integrating Dolby Atmos as well which they already have some trailers and a full length episode of Black...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-21-2016, 05:34 AM
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Posted By steve1971
I stand corrected helvetica. Your right our W9...

I stand corrected helvetica. Your right our W9 has a 10 bit panel but it does have 12 bit processing and I know this because every time I play one of my Blu's it pop's up as 12 bit. But I cant...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-19-2016, 05:01 AM
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Views: 286,557
Posted By steve1971
If you have a Full 1080p tv or 4K set set it to...

If you have a Full 1080p tv or 4K set set it to 1080p and leave Zoom off. This is how I have my X1 DVR set up this way and I see no banding at all. If you see banding it's not your box.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2016, 04:56 AM
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Posted By steve1971
unitedflow the W9 has a 12 bit panel as confirmed...

unitedflow the W9 has a 12 bit panel as confirmed by Sony and QD Vision and it also has the deep black panel which not alot of tv's have these day's if any. Same can be said for the 12 bit panel....
Forum: Video Processors   09-13-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,182
Posted By steve1971
I want to get the HDfury linker but the question...

I want to get the HDfury linker but the question is is will it benefit my Sony 55inch W900A? Will I see any benefit over the excellent PQ my tv put's out now?


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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-10-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,039
Posted By steve1971
Best LCD TV To Transition To If You Can No Longer...

Best LCD TV To Transition To If You Can No Longer Have a Plasma TV? If you can find one I would say the Sony kdl-55W900A. I saw one just recently on Amazon.com going for $1800. I have one and in my...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   09-10-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,433
Posted By steve1971
Could it be the reason for no UHD player built...

Could it be the reason for no UHD player built into the PS4 Pro is that Sony is going to launch a stand alone 4K Blu ray player? Rumor is that Sony is going to be releasing a stand alone 4K Blu ray...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   09-09-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,433
Posted By steve1971
Boy are alot of people pissed that Sony didnt...

Boy are alot of people pissed that Sony didnt include a 4K Blu ray drive in the new PS4 Pro! It leaves me scratching my head as well because they are so strong in the push of 4K and they leave that...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-09-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 286,557
Posted By steve1971
Yea mine's working as well so give the box a...

Yea mine's working as well so give the box a re-boot.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2016, 11:49 AM
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Posted By steve1971
1080p Blu rays looked great but not much from...

1080p Blu rays looked great but not much from when their played on a standard Blu ray player.




No surprise that our W9's dont benefit from HDR since they arent HDR set's. Sony dropped the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2016, 06:43 AM
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Posted By steve1971
Yesterday I went over to a friends house and...

Yesterday I went over to a friends house and borrowed his Samsung 4K Blu ray player to see how well a 4K player would look hooked up to my W9. He also borrowed me his Batman VS Superman 4K disc. The...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-02-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,993
Posted By steve1971
I agree with what you said but cant what you said...

I agree with what you said but cant what you said be applied to 4K as well? I mean was there really a need for 4K? 1080p on a top of the line set looks just as good as 4K in my opinion. Couldnt the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-01-2016, 06:07 AM
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Views: 286,557
Posted By steve1971
I gotta look into getting one of these!

I gotta look into getting one of these!
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-31-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,993
Posted By steve1971
A long time is like 2018/2020 so I dont think...

A long time is like 2018/2020 so I dont think that's such a long time to wait, not for me anyway which is why I'm by passing 4K and waiting for 8K. If this consortium has been put together you can...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-30-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,398
Posted By steve1971
My primary display is still my Sony 55inch W900A...

My primary display is still my Sony 55inch W900A and is likely to remain that way until 8K hit's in a few years and I'm all good with that.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 719,606
Posted By steve1971
Well with this announcement [B]"NHK says it will...

Well with this announcement [B]"NHK says it will begin regular 8K transmissions in 2018, and Sony is planning to have 8K TVs on the market in time for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo"[B] look's like me...
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