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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2016, 04:52 PM
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Posted By steve1971
Yep it looks as though my X1 box is all set to...

Yep it looks as though my X1 box is all set to go. Channel 1995 is active on mine.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2016, 01:27 PM
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Posted By steve1971
Ok I have channel 399 but how do I get into...

Ok I have channel 399 but how do I get into diagnostic mode?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2016, 09:55 AM
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Posted By steve1971
I dont know if it's hit the St Paul area yet...

I dont know if it's hit the St Paul area yet blitzen, my wife since she works at Comcast is going to check for me, but to my eye the HD channels look alot better then they did a few years back. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By steve1971
Like I said....not anytime soon.

Like I said....not anytime soon.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2016, 02:33 PM
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Posted By steve1971
Agree 100%!

Agree 100%!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2016, 12:02 PM
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Views: 1,168
Posted By steve1971
Which broadcast channels have started upgrading...

Which broadcast channels have started upgrading to 4K? None that I have read or heard about here in the United States. Cable and Satellite are going to be compressed as hell when and if they do...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By steve1971
The same thing can be said about Blu ray...

The same thing can be said about Blu ray honestly. But I agree with you as far as the tech moving to fast. But its all about the money. 8K is coming whether people want to believe it or not.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 422,326
Posted By steve1971
Sadly that looks to be a panel issue and if thats...

Sadly that looks to be a panel issue and if thats the case its unfixable. Do you have a warranty on it? If so give Sony a call ASAP!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 65,209
Posted By steve1971
I've played a few Atmos Blu rays on my 5500 and...

I've played a few Atmos Blu rays on my 5500 and have had no issues at all.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 422,326
Posted By steve1971
To be honest I dont know if WhiteSands settings...

To be honest I dont know if WhiteSands settings would work on the W9 due to the fact that the panels used in the 2 tv's are slightly different. Such as the W9 uses a black panel and QD's and the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2016, 08:56 AM
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Views: 422,326
Posted By steve1971
Congrats N8rbug. I know I wouldnt replace my W900...

Congrats N8rbug. I know I wouldnt replace my W900 for any tv out there and wont until it dies and can longer be fixed.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
helvetica bold, thats the thing that really...

helvetica bold, thats the thing that really bother's me. In May I will have had my tv for 2 years and have yet to be able to take advantage of everything my tv is capable of doing. And Sony could...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 422,326
Posted By steve1971
DAMN YoungHeat! Your setup is damn impressive if...

DAMN YoungHeat! Your setup is damn impressive if I may say so! Nice and clean. And yes the W850A along with its little brother the W900A is two of the best tv's ever made by Sony still today. In fact...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
Yea they side stepped the question for sure. I...

Yea they side stepped the question for sure. I did do the follow up call to Sony tech and all the rep did was babble about the benefits of 4K and HDR and I told her that I wasnt intertested in either...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-22-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By steve1971
Scott. If its more then just about pixels then...

Scott. If its more then just about pixels then why the push for 4K? I mean when it came to HDR and a wider color gamut why werent regular good old 1080p tv's good enough? Why not just put those 2...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
This was the response I got from Sony after...

This was the response I got from Sony after asking them about if our W9's could handle or come close to the Rec.2020 gamut and HDR. Mind you I said nothing to them about HDR due to I already knew our...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
LOL.........So true GBNova. Dont put it past Sony...

LOL.........So true GBNova. Dont put it past Sony cause god only knows I've seen it happen before where a firmware update has ruined a tv. In fact it happened to me a couple of years back where Sony...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
I agree that our W9's still match the 2015 tv's...

I agree that our W9's still match the 2015 tv's as far as pq is concerned and I believe they will also match the 2016 tv's in some aspects save for the new HDR tech which to be honest I can live...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
Never say never Didee. And second they must still...

Never say never Didee. And second they must still care about a 2 year old tv due to the fact that they just extended my warranty another 3 years.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2016, 11:08 AM
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Posted By steve1971
Cool and keep me posted if you get a response....

Cool and keep me posted if you get a response. You gave me an idea for asking Sony Support USA the very same thing you asked.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-19-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By steve1971
ray I have the 2013/2014 Sony 55W900A which uses...

ray I have the 2013/2014 Sony 55W900A which uses the QD tech and if you are right about the 4K Blu ray player thing about hooking it up to my tv and it will give improved PQ and take advantage of my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 708,403
Posted By steve1971
I have mine set to off because I feel the W9 dont...

I have mine set to off because I feel the W9 dont need it due to the colors are beautiful as it is. But set to low dont hurt. Looks good in fact. But again I have mine set to off cause I dont think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve1971
When it comes to 4K the projection route is where...

When it comes to 4K the projection route is where I am going to eventually. But thats going to wait until my wife and I decide on where to move, we are thinking Arizona in the fall. But even then we...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve1971
Thats another thing that has put me off. The rash...

Thats another thing that has put me off. The rash of bad panels and the problems of light bleed, clouding, banding ect. I know that no tv is perfect but for the price they are asking for these sets...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve1971
I feel your pain and know how you feel. And...

I feel your pain and know how you feel. And everything you said pretty much sum's up why I will not buy a new tv for the foreseeable future. My Sony 55W900A will do just fine and when it dies and...
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