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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 02:47 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Anyone but me bothered by magenta clipping? TV...

Anyone but me bothered by magenta clipping?
TV female personalities wearing hot pink that glows so strongly that it turns blue.
I can pull down the saturation of the magenta, or dial its tint to...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-15-2014, 03:40 AM
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Posted By johnfull
UV-LEDs on the way? ...

UV-LEDs on the way?

http://www.digikey.com/en/articles/techzone/2014/may/phosphor-development-addresses-lower-efficacy-of-warm-white-leds
...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-14-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By johnfull
Interesting finding. If you could combine the...

Interesting finding.
If you could combine the Sony Quantum Dot with the Sharp Quattron, you would have full a gamut.
As it is the narrow band blue LED on the Sharp and the yellow pixel exploit all...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By johnfull
I got my set in June, after the first update was...

I got my set in June, after the first update was released.
YouTube disappeared as an an app, but was restored without a formal update.
The August update installed itself without incident, but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By johnfull
This was the only other one, so a third one is...

This was the only other one, so a third one is not listed as yet and I haven't gotten it on my set:

Firmware for LC-70UQ17U...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By johnfull
This is the latest one listed on their website: ...

This is the latest one listed on their website:

http://www.sharpusa.com/CustomerSupport/SharpCareCenter/downloadfiles.aspx?modelid={12042BD5-8930-1327-ABF8-62FC07122C1C}

Firmware for LC-70UQ17U...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2014, 04:28 AM
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Posted By johnfull
I haven't seen an update lately...

I haven't seen an update lately...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By johnfull
The Sharp has a semi-matte screen that transmits...

The Sharp has a semi-matte screen that transmits a very detailed and crisp picture.
Using the light sensor, it can adapt to extremely bright conditions with ease.
Keep us posted on your experience...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2014, 03:59 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Yes, a number of people have expressed...

Yes, a number of people have expressed satisfaction with models other than the UQ.
I would recommend the USER and the DYNAMIC, since I spent more time getting them right.
Feel free to make minor...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
For now, we have to rely on our lying eyes --...

For now, we have to rely on our lying eyes -- with the help of stepped grayscales...:cool:
Forum: Display Calibration   09-11-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By johnfull
This is interesting and appears unbiased in favor...

This is interesting and appears unbiased in favor of one or another:

https://pcmonitors.info/articles/the-evolution-of-led-backlights/
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Thanks, Lukemon. It's true that the settings I...

Thanks, Lukemon.
It's true that the settings I posted seem to be working for all the
different models of the Q+ lineup. Any feedback on the settings
is appreciated. I think you will like the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2014, 02:10 AM
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Views: 111
Posted By johnfull
The 735 is listed as 'full array' backlight,...

The 735 is listed as 'full array' backlight, which many think is necessary for a good picture.
I had the 845, which is very similar to the 847 and never had issues with uneven lighting
from its...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
Wow, the filters are quite wide-band, aren't...

Wow, the filters are quite wide-band, aren't they?
It seems like a no-brainer to use UV LEDs in place of CCFL mercury to fluoresce the same phosphors...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
The Curacao cure! -- but now I'm seeing...

The Curacao cure! -- but now I'm seeing double...:D
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 145
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Posted By johnfull
I didn't say 'if unfiltered'. LEDs emit narrow...

I didn't say 'if unfiltered'. LEDs emit narrow bandwidths, so the filter
would have to closely adhere to the peak wavelength. This is relevant because the industry has settled on this indium...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
http://www.lumita.com/site_media/work/whitepapers/...

http://www.lumita.com/site_media/work/whitepapers/files/xrite-wp-3a.pdf

The white paper, in question, stops just short of the 'good stuff' -- all of the developments
in LCD displays in the past...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
I'm not sure what you mean by 'conflation' in...

I'm not sure what you mean by 'conflation' in this instance.
Is there a way to perceive red other than with red-activated cones?
The map is useful to see the vectors that define an RGB space.
The...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-10-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
Thanks for the info. What explanation is there...

Thanks for the info.
What explanation is there for the perception of violet if the red cones
are not activated? Perception in the retina beyond the cones or in
the brain, perhaps? The...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-09-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
I'm a layman and a hobbyist, but not...

I'm a layman and a hobbyist, but not anti-intellectual.
I just cut through the BS to get the germ of the idea first.
How do simulate violet with an RGB source?
Red from one end of the spectrum...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-09-2014, 05:21 PM
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Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
http://dotcolordotcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/...

http://dotcolordotcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/cie1931gridedit1.png

Look, I don't like to feel cross-examined.
The chart I am referring to is the one that the gamuts are set inside of, usually...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-09-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
You only need the metamerism of your own eyes, if...

You only need the metamerism of your own eyes, if you have
normal color vision. Mixing red with blue looks the same as violet.
The chart shows a curved region off the blue and green side that
is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The off-angle is typical of the new Sharps as...

The off-angle is typical of the new Sharps as well as the older ones.
I'm told that the type of panel they use makes better contrast and is faster,
but the tradeoff is limited angle of view. My...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
The lefthand margin of the CIE graph of human...

The lefthand margin of the CIE graph of human vision.
I left out some of the points in the argument.
The brightness wars require that they use a filter to capture as
much of the light as possible,...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,807
Posted By johnfull
Getting back to Quantum Dots -- did Sony make a...

Getting back to Quantum Dots -- did Sony make a mistake by using a violet source for the blue light?
It's my understanding that they used the industry standard violet/blue LED source and simply...
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