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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2014, 06:38 AM
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Oh I don't doubt that they're bringing 4k...

Oh I don't doubt that they're bringing 4k channels, just that they won't be 4k quality when they are done compressing them to send out over current tech. Maybe it will down-rez on our TVs to actually...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2014, 05:37 AM
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Lately I've noticed that dynamic dimming and...

Lately I've noticed that dynamic dimming and definitely black levels are channel dependant on Dish. I've watched movies on EPIX and HBO and had different experiences. Luckily I still have my Samsung...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 08:03 PM
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Posted By viper04468
What you appear to have is light bleed due to the...

What you appear to have is light bleed due to the edge lit design. It's inherent. I have it too, but you can mitigate it a few ways. Turn on scene select sync for starters. I also turned on the light...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By viper04468
So I've been playing with the TV for a while now...

So I've been playing with the TV for a while now and am generally very happy with the results. Though I've got to admit that it's on par with my 2008 Samsung 46LN950a, which is true LED backlit with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-05-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By viper04468
You're right. He returned the TV to swap over to...

You're right. He returned the TV to swap over to the new Sharp Q+ series. From what I read, he was enjoying it though frustrated initially when calibrating because of the yellow pixel. I can't recall...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By viper04468
From page 32 of the manual regarding the optical...

From page 32 of the manual regarding the optical out...

Digital optical jack (Two channel linear PCM, Dolby Digital)

Now if Sony or I am mistaken, I'm sorry. Trust me, I wish it did 5.1 as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-30-2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By viper04468
#3...

#3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) . No, it outputs 2 channel, no 5.1

#4 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) . No, it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-30-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Score one for the bargain shopper. I had...

Score one for the bargain shopper. I had originally purchased the TV from ABT.com who matched Sony's price (at the time) of $1619. While waiting for it to arrive, Fry's had it for $1499, but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2014, 06:51 AM
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Posted By viper04468
I'm really on the fence for that very reason. I'm...

I'm really on the fence for that very reason. I'm thinking of trying to massage the screen to see if that will help alleviate them at all. Again, they are only visible at night and on a primarily...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Thanks for the screen shots, WS. I'm still trying...

Thanks for the screen shots, WS. I'm still trying to dial in my set, but am fighting with some faint clouding. Currently, the blacks are definitively black, but in the upper left quarter of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By viper04468
Ok....so even from the time I posted I've played...

Ok....so even from the time I posted I've played with it more and made an interesting discovery. I gently massaged the area with a super soft microfiber cloth and had a significant improvement on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By viper04468
So I finally got to play around with the settings...

So I finally got to play around with the settings on my new tv and I have to say that I'm pretty shocked with the clouding I'm seeing. I haven't tested a blu-ray, but I've tested 1080p mp4 files like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2014, 01:11 PM
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Posted By viper04468
I got ABT to price match when I ordered and even...

I got ABT to price match when I ordered and even asked them what happens if the price goes down by the time that it gets shipped and I was given the impression that they would still make an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Eco sensors, I feel, are one of those things...

Eco sensors, I feel, are one of those things that in theory sound great, but in practice just don't work how you want. I've read that on the new Sharps you can set a max and a min range for the TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by WhiteSands http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491811/sony-65w850a-reviews/3420#post_24784158)

No I doubt they are crescents....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by WhiteSands http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491811/sony-65w850a-reviews/3420#post_24783600)

Here is a new scenic screen shot....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By viper04468
Quote:Originally Posted by andy...

Quote:Originally Posted by andy sullivan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1491811/sony-65w850a-reviews/3360#post_24779475)

I

I'm sitting here watching...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By viper04468
Question for the 850a brethren....and I am not...

Question for the 850a brethren....and I am not looking to start a DirecTV vs Dish argument between anyone, but how does Dish look on this set? I've always had Comcast and am forced to make the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-30-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Incidentally, while waiting for my TV to ship, I...

Incidentally, while waiting for my TV to ship, I was reading the manual (I get bored, ok? http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif ) I had seen some people commenting about the white...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By viper04468
Well, after sitting on the sidelines for long...

Well, after sitting on the sidelines for long enough I was finally able to order my tv. I'm considering cutting the cord but I was curious what streaming apps were included and if more are showing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By viper04468
I've looked at Sony's site and through the...

I've looked at Sony's site and through the thread but I can't seem to find if the 850a is an 8-bit or a 10-bit panel. Anyone know? I missed the slickdeal yesterday and have been on the fence with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-01-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By viper04468
AVmanic, I was reading through the Samsung F8000...

AVmanic, I was reading through the Samsung F8000 thread. How do you really think the SQ compares? The SQ doesn't have local dimming, right? So how do the black levels compare? Viewing angles, etc?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-01-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By viper04468
I'm really torn. I've seen this in the stores,...

I'm really torn. I've seen this in the stores, but I've also seen the new Sharp 70UQ17U and LG 65LB7100 as well. I love them all! Thoughts? I won't be able to buy until June when our house is ready,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-30-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By viper04468
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moparbob7 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1522608/2014-lg-thread/330#post_24666856)

Yep did all of that. That was the first...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-30-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By viper04468
Do you have dynamic contrast turned on? I'd...

Do you have dynamic contrast turned on? I'd check anything that looks like it could be automated and one at a time shut them off so we can nail this down. You may also want to Check the black...
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