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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
No. HDR is not a part of the Blu ray spec. The...

No. HDR is not a part of the Blu ray spec. The source should state that it is mastered in HDR.


If the TV is stating that it is sensing an HDR source when plaing a standard Blu ray, then you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2016, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Maybe more correct to say the "only way to get...

Maybe more correct to say the "only way to get consistently good picture quality."


Bandwidth fluctuations, bitrate, compression all conspire to eat away at the source material's inherent image...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2016, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I'm hoping that is a typo. Demo...

I'm hoping that is a typo.





Demo material in-store is the cream-of-the-crop (they want the panel to show it's best), likely being fed to the TV via a PC, hard drive or flash drive (ie. not...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-06-2016, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Quoting the article you provided later and my...

Quoting the article you provided later and my understanding of HDR, it would only make sense that (if simply calibrated properly- ie. black clip, full white, white clip), then the midrange should...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2016, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Were you able to verify that you were at least...

Were you able to verify that you were at least getting 4k resolution from the in-tv Netflix app? Remember the "123" button, navigate to the "i" in a circle while a 4k video is playing? I get the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-05-2016, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Sorry to hear that you are not blown away (yet). ...

Sorry to hear that you are not blown away (yet).


Not sure if your wired or wireless for your TV. You might try to use the Smart Remote to show the resolution you are getting from the in-tv...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Not at all. While projecting an all-white screen,...

Not at all. While projecting an all-white screen, taking a new, clean microfiber cloth, I worked from edge to edge and progressed from top to bottom and side to side (with diagonal from corner to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2016, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Sure. Firstly, it was extremely poor in the...

Sure. Firstly, it was extremely poor in the low-end of the luminance scale. I attempted to calibrate this with a fairly new C6 and Calman via both the 2-point and 12-point gamma. In every instance,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-28-2016, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I was impatient and downloaded the FW from the...

I was impatient and downloaded the FW from the Korean site.


Now both YT HDR videos work as expected!:laugh:


I had to return a God-awful 60" version and due to a price-drop got the 65"...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   11-22-2016, 02:36 PM
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Views: 235
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
HDFury Integral. Powered (for potentially long...

HDFury Integral. Powered (for potentially long HDMI runs), manage EDID data, confirmed operation at the specs you provided above.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Likely not many of us have our TVs correctly...

Likely not many of us have our TVs correctly calibrated for HDR content either. By calibrated, I mean at the very least, correctly setting black and white clip points. It's a completely different...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Plus, you are potentially HDR+ processing an...

Plus, you are potentially HDR+ processing an already HDR image, which would likely look really screwy and likely dim in the midtones.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Gotcha. The expanded the available Picture modes...

Gotcha. The expanded the available Picture modes that allow HDR activation from just Movie to include Standard, via a firmware update.


Game mode (which is considered a Special Viewing mode) has...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Just to help clarify your question, are you...

Just to help clarify your question, are you certain that the TV is recognizing input that is HDR? Reason I ask is that, by my understanding, there really isn't "HDR in Dynamic, HDR in Standard, HDR...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-18-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,221
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=samsung+epp+save%40work

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=samsung+epp+save%40work
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-17-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,221
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Not sure if this has been mentioned: ...

Not sure if this has been mentioned:


Microcenter has the 65" KS8000 for 1399.99. Went to Nebraska Furniture Mart and they were able to price match under their Holiday Lowest Price Guarantee. Out...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-02-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
[off topic] ...makes me want...

[off topic]





...makes me want Chorizo and Eggs!

[/off topic]
Forum: Sewell Direct – Connect Anything   11-02-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Just placed my order for 2x6' and a 30'. I'll...

Just placed my order for 2x6' and a 30'. I'll certainly report back my findings although I'll only be able to test a UHD player direct to a JVC X750r, as I do not have a 4K compatible AVR (yet.)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I wouldn't think that they would be going through...

I wouldn't think that they would be going through the trouble and expense just to thumb their nose at the frequency response, it is more that they are wanting that kick in the chest feeling from...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I was always of the belief that the reasoning was...

I was always of the belief that the reasoning was based on tactile response needs more than frequency response needs. Perhaps I had it wrong.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2016, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
If you opted for the credit towards an upgraded...

If you opted for the credit towards an upgraded HEOS speaker, would that also need to be redeemed by the 19th? Or does that have another expiration date?




Thank you.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,052
Views: 229,130
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
[QUOTE=JohnAV;47630817]4K flagship flagship-OPPO...

[QUOTE=JohnAV;47630817]4K flagship flagship-OPPO 4K new machine UDP-203 real machine debut Chengdu audio show...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-21-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
I am in complete agreement with you. That is all.

I am in complete agreement with you. That is all.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 55,673
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
Top marks for picking up on my implications,...

Top marks for picking up on my implications, Gene!;)


Glad to hear you are going to have the opportunity to listen to both. I, like others, will be anxious to hear what you think.


I'm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 55,673
Posted By Dr. Spankenstein
You ain't a'kiddin! There is a cute little...

You ain't a'kiddin! There is a cute little "history" of the man on the Linkwitz site for those interested:
http://www.linkwitzlab.com/ATI%20sales%20story.pdf



On the look-out...
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