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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,440
Posted By sooke
Also, make sure the set top box (or whatever) is...

Also, make sure the set top box (or whatever) is feeding the TV has the HDMI output set to an HD resolution. I know this sounds obvious, but if your girlfriend's dad set things up, maybe it's the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,440
Posted By sooke
I know you said you've tried to adjust everything...

I know you said you've tried to adjust everything there is to adjust, but just to be sure: Try turning the sharpness down to 0. That noise may be ringing from sharpness set too high.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 310
Posted By sooke
My ZT60 does not have a matte screen. Not sure...

My ZT60 does not have a matte screen. Not sure if it is less "shiny" than the OLED, would have to see them side-by-side. But it is not matte.

I think the OLED's brighter screen would do more to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-01-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,440
Posted By sooke
Sartre311, I think your assessment is correct,...

Sartre311, I think your assessment is correct, that the newer TVs are more apt to reveal compression artifacts. It may be that the DLP has such lower dynamic range compared to the OLED that it is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-01-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,440
Posted By sooke
I agree with the other posters here that it...

I agree with the other posters here that it sounds like interpolation artifacts (becuase the OP used the word pixelation, not smearing).

Having said that, I wonder if DLPs were just better at...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By sooke
Hi Marc. I'm wondering if the noisy near darks...

Hi Marc. I'm wondering if the noisy near darks was in your source. Did you see this issue on blu-ray or cable? I ask because I've noticed my ZT60 (plasma) reveals "noise" near black on some highly...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-26-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 13,089
Posted By sooke
Extending the analogy (just for fun), and...

Extending the analogy (just for fun), and assuming the flatpanels.com article is correct, the 500w system would have to raise the noise floor to hit the peak sound.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,969
Posted By sooke
The Sonos employee says he replied in detail to...

The Sonos employee says he replied in detail to the original blog post, but unfortunately those links no longer work (for me at least).
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,969
Posted By sooke
Thanks for the link. Pasting the relevant bits...

Thanks for the link. Pasting the relevant bits below:

Somebody asked:



To which a Sonos employee responded:

And then goes on to explain that they collect usage data (which you can opt...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-12-2016, 09:03 AM
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Views: 200,447
Posted By sooke
I remember a story in the news a few months back...

I remember a story in the news a few months back that Sonos will eventually work with the Amazon Echo, thus giving us voice control of Sonos devices. Anyone know if this will require new Sonos...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-15-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 146,436
Posted By sooke
Wow, thanks metalsaber!

Wow, thanks metalsaber!
Forum: Xbox Area   11-15-2016, 07:33 AM
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Posted By sooke
What mods do you suggest? I've never used...

What mods do you suggest?

I've never used them, but want to start a fresh game this weekend and try some out.

Thanks.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-09-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 146,436
Posted By sooke
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/skyrim-special-ed...

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/skyrim-special-edition-patch-notes-revealed/1100-6445223/

Yep, sound fixed for "some" sound files. Plus some minor bug fixes.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-09-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 146,436
Posted By sooke
Skyrim for xbox one updated for me yesterday. ...

Skyrim for xbox one updated for me yesterday. Not sure what the changes were, but I'm assuming the improved sound. My ears couldn't really tell a difference.

I'm also having a ball playing...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-01-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21,916
Views: 707,266
Posted By sooke
Ok, thanks. My controller came with my xbox one...

Ok, thanks. My controller came with my xbox one I bought about a year ago. Not sure if that qualifies as new or old. But I've never seen a prompt for a controller update, so maybe that means it...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-01-2016, 08:13 AM
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Posted By sooke
How does one "update their controller"?

How does one "update their controller"?
Forum: Xbox Area   10-31-2016, 11:58 AM
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Views: 146,436
Posted By sooke
Yeah, the mods might make it interesting. Never...

Yeah, the mods might make it interesting. Never played the PC version, so mods would be totally new to me.

Bummer about the sound bug. Thanks for the heads up on that.
Forum: Xbox Area   10-31-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 146,436
Posted By sooke
So, has anyone tried the xbox one version of...

So, has anyone tried the xbox one version of Skyrim? $60 seems pretty steep for essentially the same game as was released 5 years ago. Sounds like the only real upgrade is the graphics engine. So,...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-14-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 433,711
Posted By sooke
Also on Amazon, although you'll have to add to...

Also on Amazon, although you'll have to add to your cart to see the price.
Forum: Xbox Area   06-10-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21,916
Views: 707,266
Posted By sooke
My EA Access subscription ends in September. ...

My EA Access subscription ends in September. Anyone know what happens to the games I've downloaded from the EA Vault after expiration? Do I need to re-up to continue playing them?

Looked for an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-07-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,242
Posted By sooke
They do the unpack and test for 168 hours with...

They do the unpack and test for 168 hours with every TV? Good lord, no wonder they are expensive.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-05-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,969
Posted By sooke
I agree, my number 1 feature desire for Sonos is...

I agree, my number 1 feature desire for Sonos is voice control. Other than that I love it.

I just bought my first Sonos products about 5 weeks ago, so hope they remain financially strong for a...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-02-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,583
Posted By sooke
Mike, that is basically the same conclusion I...

Mike, that is basically the same conclusion I came to. However I was unable to find the power specs for the USB ports on the xbox 1. It appears there are several possible power specs for a USB 3.0...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-01-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,583
Posted By sooke
Ok, looks like all ports are usb 3.0. So only...

Ok, looks like all ports are usb 3.0. So only still wondering about the Y cable.
Forum: Xbox Area   06-01-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,583
Posted By sooke
So my Seagate Backup Plus Fast arrived yesterday....

So my Seagate Backup Plus Fast arrived yesterday. Does it matter which USB port I plug into, or are all the xbone usb ports 3.0?

Also, the Seagate instructions say to use the Y cable if one usb...
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