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Forum: Display Calibration   11-28-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 290
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Posted By primetimeguy
Ok, thanks. The Interstellar trailer, was that...

Ok, thanks. The Interstellar trailer, was that just via YouTube?
Forum: Display Calibration   11-28-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 18,272
Posted By primetimeguy
Still trying to understand what the difference...

Still trying to understand what the difference is. In my mind, having the zones be more apparent would be a good thing as it would mean smaller areas could be dimmed.

When you go from a full...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 18,272
Posted By primetimeguy
Has this change in dimming scheme been noticed or...

Has this change in dimming scheme been noticed or documented by anyone else? Reason I ask is my M series just received a firmware update which makes the menu and settings the same as the P series...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
I did not notice a difference in the dimming from...

I did not notice a difference in the dimming from my custom preset vs modified Calibrated Dark. Transitions from black screen to bright screen are not very good. Again, I don't recall it being this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
There is now a gamma setting available that was...

There is now a gamma setting available that was not before. It can be adjusted from 1-8 - 2.4. It got set to 1.8 in all my custom modes. I set it to 2.2 and then checked my calibration and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
I will have to investigate this. I swear with my...

I will have to investigate this. I swear with my current settings that the dimming is now slower to respond. Not sure if I'm just seeing things or not but will try and copy all my settings into...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
Yes, that is how the presets work now if you make...

Yes, that is how the presets work now if you make a change. If I create a new custom preset then I can name it what I want, just can't rename my existing ones. Agree, it would appear they are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
My 70" set just updated to firmware 1.60.xxxxxxx...

My 70" set just updated to firmware 1.60.xxxxxxx as well. No popup just noticed the picture was way off.

Here is what I noticed

- It renamed my 3 custom modes to Custom 1, 2, 3 and I can't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
The TV is wifi direct and can only be used by...

The TV is wifi direct and can only be used by devices configured to work with it. You cannot connect to it for Web access like a router.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,673
Posted By primetimeguy
My set just updated to firmware 1.60.xxxxxxx. No...

My set just updated to firmware 1.60.xxxxxxx. No popup just noticed the picture was way off. Menu has changed along with the added settings like Gamma. Lost names of my presents and it doesn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 335,981
Posted By primetimeguy
I don't think the first level service report can...

I don't think the first level service report can offer a refund. Need to talk with a supervisor. That is what I had to do and we came to the agreement that if my replacement also developed the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,673
Posted By primetimeguy
Which for the most part is marketing BS as well.

Which for the most part is marketing BS as well.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,673
Posted By primetimeguy
Actually the E is only a 60hz panel and the M...

Actually the E is only a 60hz panel and the M 120hz. The higher numbers are effective refresh rates achieved with motion interpolation and backlight scanning. I can't handle the terrible 60hz LCD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 952
Posted By primetimeguy
Actually, getting an upgraded model as a...

Actually, getting an upgraded model as a replacement is far from the norm. The usual policy is they only replace with same models. You can read the threads of last year's models and I went through it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
Agree, looks like is may be more for a future...

Agree, looks like is may be more for a future wifi remote per link below

http://www.slashgear.com/vizio-internet-apps-plus-and-wi-fi-direct-smart-remote-bank-on-web-for-future-proofing-05292729/
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 228,179
Posted By primetimeguy
I never use the remote since I have a harmony,...

I never use the remote since I have a harmony, but I believe it uses wifi to connect directly to the TV and that is what you are seeing.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 335,981
Posted By primetimeguy
LOL, it is not screen damage. Point them to this...

LOL, it is not screen damage. Point them to this thread. There was another poster a while back where that was the initial response too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 43,288
Posted By primetimeguy
Why did it surprise you? Do you understand the...

Why did it surprise you? Do you understand the differences, (mid-range compensation, high freq roll-off). Should be no more surprising then Audussey Off. They are just 3 different settings and you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 43,288
Posted By primetimeguy
How about trying Audyssey Flat/Music curve rather...

How about trying Audyssey Flat/Music curve rather than the default Reference/Movie.....you may end up liking Audyssey again. :-)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,920
Views: 601,238
Posted By primetimeguy
Last year's E701 was indeed 120hz. This year's...

Last year's E701 was indeed 120hz. This year's E700 is not.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By primetimeguy
Eager to see more when you figure it out. I...

Eager to see more when you figure it out. I followed your other thread (PA-150 vs PB2000). While I don't mind earth shaking low bass, I want the pounding bass for loud music and am looking to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,920
Views: 601,238
Posted By primetimeguy
Most TVs will not accept 120hz signals as there...

Most TVs will not accept 120hz signals as there is no 120hz content.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,920
Views: 601,238
Posted By primetimeguy
TVs have a native refresh rate and always display...

TVs have a native refresh rate and always display content at that rate. So if a TV is 60hz it has to do 3:2 on 24hz signal to get it to 60hz. A 120hz TV would just to 5:5 on 24hx to get to 120hz.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 335,981
Posted By primetimeguy
Correct. They sent me a box to package it up,...

Correct. They sent me a box to package it up, scheduled a pickup and about 3 weeks later I got my check for the original purchase price.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 335,981
Posted By primetimeguy
I was very firm even on my first call that this...

I was very firm even on my first call that this problem is very wide spread, more so than they think. I sighted all the multiple replacements in this thread and the fact I had personally seen over...
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