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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By kdog750
Sorry, I should have said based on the intervals...

Sorry, I should have said based on the intervals between model releases, my best guess would be mid to late first quarter of 2015 for the R series. I would be very surprised if they released the R...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 01:36 PM
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Views: 492,789
Posted By kdog750
If the P series is being released mid October,...

If the P series is being released mid October, the R series probably won't see the light of day until the middle of first quarter 2015.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By kdog750
I respectfully disagree with your viewpoint. The...

I respectfully disagree with your viewpoint. The reason some of us are resistant to this type of stuff is the industry's tendency to focus on gimmicks instead of improved PQ. A few years ago when...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,002
Posted By kdog750
Their sales strategy isn't aimed at the people...

Their sales strategy isn't aimed at the people who frequent this forum. It's aimed at the masses who will buy something just because it is different. People see a curved screen and assume it's the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By kdog750
I hate to be a Negative Nancy. But I have real...

I hate to be a Negative Nancy. But I have real doubts it will come to light faster than HD. The move to HD was not market driven, it was a mandate by the government that broadcasters had to be off...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
Isn't the HU9000 the curved screen? That would...

Isn't the HU9000 the curved screen? That would be a deal breaker for me regardless of its upscaling abilities.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
It's my understanding that LG developed a method...

It's my understanding that LG developed a method where they can get an 80% successful panel rate where the competition is around 30% on their yields.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
Well that brings up another problem. Yes,...

Well that brings up another problem. Yes, physical media is dying. Streaming seems to be the way of the future. However, with the very real possibility of net neutrality coming to an end soon,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
I understand where you are coming from and I hope...

I understand where you are coming from and I hope I am completely wrong. But here is why I think this is a different situation.

1) The move to HD from SD was not primarily market driven. It was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
These sets are going ot have to sell based on...

These sets are going ot have to sell based on their upscaling abilities. True 4K source material is good for demos but unrealistic. You can not compare the industry's 4K move to when we went from...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,246
Posted By kdog750
Samsung is coasting on their past reputation...

Samsung is coasting on their past reputation alone. But it's catching up to them fast and hopefully they will be gone in the next few years.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,646
Posted By kdog750
They are likely just hoping people will equate...

They are likely just hoping people will equate the curved screen with IMAX and buy on the assumption they will get the same experience.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,646
Posted By kdog750
Very true. Manufacturers are hoping "different"...

Very true. Manufacturers are hoping "different" equates to "better" with the average consumer.

And as others have mentioned, it's the same concept with the LED renaming trick. Every person...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,676
Posted By kdog750
I was one of them who considered 4K all hype. ...

I was one of them who considered 4K all hype. When I originally saw the 85" version in the Sony store, I wasn't particularly impressed. But perhaps I was expecting to be blown away by the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,408
Posted By kdog750
I have put down 4K in the past as being just...

I have put down 4K in the past as being just mostly hype. But after viewing the 65" Samsung showing a comparison of the same screen shot in HD vs. 4K upscale, I can more easily see the difference...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-04-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,800
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by whasaaaab http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534102/led-4k-cant-compete-in-shootout/90#post_24792528)

Was the sony you saw the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-04-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,800
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by Ken...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ken Ross http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534102/led-4k-cant-compete-in-shootout/60#post_24790410)

I was watching my 4K edited...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-03-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 57,582
Posted By kdog750
I thought it was common knowledge to transport a...

I thought it was common knowledge to transport a large panel LCD in upright position. If I saw the delivery guys unloading my LCD TV from a horizontal position I would absolutely not sign off on it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,800
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by Vegas...

Quote:Originally Posted by Vegas oled http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534102/led-4k-cant-compete-in-shootout#post_24782486)

Consider the premium price...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tgm1024 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534256/world-s-1st-test-broadcast-of-4k-tv-begins#post_24787985)

Soooooo many ardent...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   05-27-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,626
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vinnie97 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   05-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,626
Posted By kdog750
Yea, the large panel failure rate may very well...

Yea, the large panel failure rate may very well be an insurmountable problem for OLED. Manufacturers have poured so much money into research that eventually they have to recognize it for the money...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 492,789
Posted By kdog750
If that 120" R series ever develops, I imagine...

If that 120" R series ever develops, I imagine it will be a Built on Demand item. Just too big for mass production delievery and likely insanely expensive. Even Vizio was talking about how they were...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   05-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,360
Posted By kdog750
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tgm1024 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528577/when-will-you-adopt-uhd-4k#post_24678613)

Curious as to your opinion on this:...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   05-03-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,360
Posted By kdog750
My guess is never. Strictly my opinion, but...

My guess is never.

Strictly my opinion, but I think 4K will be an even smaller niche market than 3D. I consider myself a resolution junkie but was less than impressed by the 4K demos ive seen,...
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