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Forum: Speakers   09-27-2016, 09:43 PM
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Posted By pdawg17
Upgrading from Polk RC80i for surround "worth it" or will I never be happy?

I have Paradigm Studio 20s and Paradigm center with Polk RC80i in-ceilings for side and rear surrounds (7.1). I bought the Polks 8 years ago when doing a remodel and at the time seemed the best bang...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-23-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
Ok so...what do us Panny plasma users do about...

Ok so...what do us Panny plasma users do about it? Gamma is read as 2.29 so should I lower it closer to 2.2? Do that by lowering all colors slightly or use the 10 pt gain setting for gamma?
Forum: Display Calibration   08-23-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
Thanks guys...somehow the pattern generator I was...

Thanks guys...somehow the pattern generator I was using was doing that. This time around I used GCR (no background). Is that appropriate for a Panny plasma?

In the meantime, I attached the zip...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-21-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,870
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Posted By pdawg17
Ok need some guidance guys...here is my most...

Ok need some guidance guys...here is my most recent attempt with my VT60 plasma. First issue is that when I do a 10 pt greyscale run it keeps putting one or more points in yellow but when I do...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-17-2016, 03:11 PM
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Posted By pdawg17
For a VT60 plasma what "should" my references (in...

For a VT60 plasma what "should" my references (in preferences) be? I ran color space on "HDTV - REC 709". I left gamma calculation at default (BT.1886 with 100% input offset). Should I be using...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-17-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7,870
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Posted By pdawg17
Oh ok...what am I comparing the Y target numbers...

Oh ok...what am I comparing the Y target numbers to? Y? Should those values be the same or should I be determining Y differently than target Y?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
Plan on using HCFR to calibrate my VT60 for the...

Plan on using HCFR to calibrate my VT60 for the first time with my i1display pro...any advice on setting up HCFR for this TV (settings in preferences etc)?
Forum: Display Calibration   08-16-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
I'm getting through my first calibration with an...

I'm getting through my first calibration with an i1display pro on my 55VT60...

I have gotten through greyscale very well but I'm confused about gamma. I turned on continuing measures and used...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2016, 10:16 AM
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Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
I plan on calibrating my VT60 myself so I...

I plan on calibrating my VT60 myself so I installed the Panasonic app on my phone to make the adjustments... Does it only work on the "custom" setting? I can't figure out how to choose others...
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Forum: Home Automation   01-29-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By pdawg17
Questions on home security systems

I currently have ADT and am finally tired of paying so much for so little...


1) Does ADT take its equipment back?

2) If not, is it possible to use a different monitoring company with my...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-31-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
I have a VT60 and an old 9UK plasma. Are there...

I have a VT60 and an old 9UK plasma. Are there any settings I should be changing in HCFR preferences or are the defaults fine?
Forum: Display Calibration   12-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
One other "tangent" question. If my i1display pro...

One other "tangent" question. If my i1display pro cannot sit flat against the screen is there a trick? Painters tape maybe? How to set that up?
Forum: Display Calibration   12-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
Good to know...I ended up reformatting and...

Good to know...I ended up reformatting and putting 7 x64 back on the laptop as it is pretty old so figured 7 would work best with it. There is something about 10 HCFR doesn't like (makes sense since...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 572,036
Posted By pdawg17
Is anyone using this on Windows 10? Or Windows 8?...

Is anyone using this on Windows 10? Or Windows 8?

I installed HCFR on my Windows 10 Preview laptop and once I click next on the "generator selection" screen it crashes saying "HCFR has stopped...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-15-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By pdawg17
Going crazy deciding! H180x vs H5380BD

All I need is the best $500-ish projector for the occasional football game or movie with the family in the backyard...I think I'm having a hard time deciding because they seem very similar. Any...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
Thanks for all the help. The PC now switches to...

Thanks for all the help. The PC now switches to game mode every time. Interestingly my Xbox One and PS3 do not switch yet the PS4 does as soon as it boots up...thanks again...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
So do you find that console games consistently...

So do you find that console games consistently turn on Game Mode for you? I tried a few last night and couldn't get any of them to do it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
Wow...you just figured something out for me that...

Wow...you just figured something out for me that has bugged me since I bought my VT60 9 months ago!!!!

I have been manually turning Game mode on/off every time because when I first set up the TV I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BldyBg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: PlayStation Area   05-22-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,435
Posted By pdawg17
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darthrsg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
IR vanishes quickly for me too EXCEPT for the...

IR vanishes quickly for me too EXCEPT for the Xbox One logo on menus - beware of that nasty, nasty thing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16,698
Views: 1,136,816
Posted By pdawg17
I've actually put mine on Craiglist once but...

I've actually put mine on Craiglist once but took myself off the ledge. I still go back and forth once in awhile but I don't know what I would replace it with either...

I expect IR but as others...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 425,495
Posted By pdawg17
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chunon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466472/2013-panasonic-settings-issues-thread/3180#post_24563983)

He may have posted...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 425,495
Posted By pdawg17
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by D-Nice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466472/2013-panasonic-settings-issues-thread/3180#post_24558267)

FYI, settings for the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-01-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 425,495
Posted By pdawg17
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by D-Nice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466472/2013-panasonic-settings-issues-thread/3180#post_24558267)

FYI, settings for the...
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