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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By GlenH
The unit comes with the bottom bar unbolted, so...

The unit comes with the bottom bar unbolted, so it comes ready for wall mounting out of the box.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Mine isn't wall mounted. However, it did replace...

Mine isn't wall mounted. However, it did replace a 60" Pioneer plasma which was wall mounted and which weighed exactly 2 lbs HEAVIER than the 79UB9800. I had the plasma on a Saunus articulating and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By GlenH
8 feet distance plus the TV sitting lower than...

8 feet distance plus the TV sitting lower than eyes in the middle of the screen will definitely make the ghosting more noticeable. Go 10' back with eyes in the middle of the screen and ghosting is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By GlenH
The 3D on my 79UB9800 isn't perfect, but it's...

The 3D on my 79UB9800 isn't perfect, but it's very good and watchable. I do have to be at eye level or sit about 9 feet back to minimize crosstalk. At about 5' away, crosstalk is noticeable and 3D...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By GlenH
I have the latest firmware. Input lag still not...

I have the latest firmware. Input lag still not very good. I'm a very casual gamer and I have decided I will not game on this TV because I can't get used to the lag.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By GlenH
That's pretty extreme. My TV does not look like...

That's pretty extreme. My TV does not look like that when I watch in a lit or totally dark room. There is some haloing that is somewhat noticeable but not nearly as noticeable as in your pictures. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 11:24 PM
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Posted By GlenH
After having lived with the 79UB9800 for about a...

After having lived with the 79UB9800 for about a month and a half, I like the TV even more than before. I also recently figured out that I had my brightness set too high at 61. It was based on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-25-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By GlenH
Hi DJ. If your screen doesn't look dark grey...

Hi DJ. If your screen doesn't look dark grey when off, but more black, then you probably have a current panel. More importantly, do you like the picture quality of your TV? Are you having any...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By GlenH
Depends. The size and resolution are very...

Depends. The size and resolution are very compelling. As I indicated earlier, I'm coming from a 60" Pioneer Kuro, which is an excellent TV. I'm not disappointed with my 79UB9800 but, then again, I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Amen brother! LOL

Amen brother! LOL
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-11-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By GlenH
I am at 10.5' from my 79ub9800. If I sit with my...

I am at 10.5' from my 79ub9800. If I sit with my eyes in the middle of the screen, the 3D is fine with no crosstalk. If I sit at about 5', the crosstalk is noticeable regardless of how high or low...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-11-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Exactly. If you are expecting perfection, this...

Exactly. If you are expecting perfection, this is not the TV for you. The 20k Sony with FALD is your TV. But if you want to spend 4k to 5k and get 90% of the performance, then the LG will fit the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2014, 12:30 AM
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Posted By GlenH
The 79ub9800 I bought a few weeks ago looks...

The 79ub9800 I bought a few weeks ago looks exactly like sound & vision's picture where the screen looks completely black when turned off. For comparison's sake, it is as black as my 60" Pioneer...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 09:38 AM
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Posted By GlenH
If you're not watching 3D, viewing distance would...

If you're not watching 3D, viewing distance would be as close or far as you'd like. Just like in a movie theater, there is no such thing as a "proper" viewing distance. It's 100% personal...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2014, 10:06 PM
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Posted By GlenH
My TV is mounted virtually in that same spot -...

My TV is mounted virtually in that same spot - about 2'-1" above midpoint and yes, I do get some crosstalk on the upper third of the screen. A few ways to kill the crosstalk:
1. Sit up even higher...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-28-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Can you clarify the 100 and 5. Is that 100...

Can you clarify the 100 and 5. Is that 100 contrast and 5 backlight?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-28-2014, 02:10 AM
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Posted By GlenH
Thank you. That helped!

Thank you. That helped!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-28-2014, 12:49 AM
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Posted By GlenH
Received my 79ub9800 yesterday. does anybody...

Received my 79ub9800 yesterday. does anybody know if there are settings for motion options? The higher frame rate makes movies seem unnatural. Is there a 24p mode or something that would give more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 12:33 AM
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Posted By GlenH
I just bought a 79UB9800 from my local Fry's...

I just bought a 79UB9800 from my local Fry's Electronics. Should get here by next Wed just before Thanksgiving. I looked at the 78" curved Samsung, 75" flat Samsung. Both seemed to have slightly...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By GlenH
WTH Panasonic? 65"? Really? And at $7K to...

WTH Panasonic? 65"? Really? And at $7K to boot. I'm sure you will find some buyers... unfortunately, not enough to make this a viable business.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-20-2014, 12:10 AM
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Posted By GlenH
Thanks S&V. Appreciate the info on the Sony. I...

Thanks S&V. Appreciate the info on the Sony. I was thinking since the LG you adjusted shares the same panel as the Sony 900 series, if there's hope for the LG, perhaps the 79X900's black levels...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Can you comment more on what tweaks you made to...

Can you comment more on what tweaks you made to improve the TV's black levels? I just came from the Sony store where they had the 85X950 next to the 79X900. The colors, viewing angles, etc. on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2013, 03:28 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Video and Audio Center has the LC90LE657U in...

Video and Audio Center has the LC90LE657U in stock for $8K:

http://www.videoandaudiocenter.com/LC90LE657U-p/lc90le657u.htm

VAC is a seller on Amazon and the Amazon price is $10K. However, on...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-19-2011, 10:01 PM
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Posted By GlenH
I bought a 7000 series 64" Samsung plasma a few...

I bought a 7000 series 64" Samsung plasma a few months ago. It has great 3D performance and is compatible with virtually every 3D format I've thrown at it.

With that said, nothing beats size and...
Forum: Screens   08-28-2011, 06:09 PM
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Posted By GlenH
Please search and post in the LCD flat panel...

Please search and post in the LCD flat panel display forum. You will likely get more on-topic feedback there.
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