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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 06:36 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
from my limiting experience, it does seem like...

from my limiting experience, it does seem like there is often more than one way to get the same results, which is why i was curious about your measurements in the first place. ultimately it's what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 05:58 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i couldn't figure that out either?

i couldn't figure that out either?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 05:55 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i'm pretty sure that dialogue saying 'smart hub...

i'm pretty sure that dialogue saying 'smart hub is updating' is code for 'the apps have not loaded and we don't know what to do'... mine says it every time i turn on the tv now, every, single,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i hadn't heard any complaints from ppl who had...

i hadn't heard any complaints from ppl who had done the update, specifically about the change. i know there's always a risk of the fw flash causing problems, but that's not something i've ever had an...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks for the info! i'm always amazed how much a...

thanks for the info! i'm always amazed how much a couple feet makes a difference. my space is just under 12' wide, and it looks so much smaller than yours, haha.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 05:41 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i'm surprised you got a 'pro calibration' without...

i'm surprised you got a 'pro calibration' without touching the 10pt controls or color space. or is that different when using the cal-day and cal-night options?

i'm curious to hear what happens...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 05:37 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
= luminance, or = behaviour? i'd believe...

= luminance, or = behaviour?

i'd believe that eco low is the equivalent in measured peak luminance as cell light 14, but from my experience, the two settings achieve that luminance in different...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 05:34 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
that wasn't what i was getting at. although...

that wasn't what i was getting at. although lowering contrast effectively makes it 9pt, or 8pt controls... haha

it was just the combo of low contrast and lower cell light. seems like i'm somebody...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 05:56 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
do you know what your peak luminance is at those...

do you know what your peak luminance is at those settings?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By fierce_gt
how do you like the carpet tiles? i was thinking...

how do you like the carpet tiles? i was thinking about using them in my basement theater, at least until i'm ready to do the flooring in the rest of the basement

and i may have missed it, but are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 11:40 AM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i'm about 80% sure about what i'm about to say....

i'm about 80% sure about what i'm about to say. that means there's a 20% chance it's total BS though... you've be warned, haha.

the samsung's have a wacky contrast setting. it also affects the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,021
Posted By fierce_gt
i agree with you completely. i wouldn't go so far...

i agree with you completely. i wouldn't go so far as to say it makes me nauseous, but i find it completely ruins the experience and it doesn't really matter what i watch. live sports might be the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13,235
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Posted By fierce_gt
sorry, are you talking about the 'overlay' or the...

sorry, are you talking about the 'overlay' or the full screen? i've set up my apps on the full screen page(the one we've always had) and was happy with how that one worked. with the new 'feature'...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,021
Posted By fierce_gt
as far as motion goes on lcd's, i've just turned...

as far as motion goes on lcd's, i've just turned off the FI settings, or used the 'custom' settings so you can have them extremely low(i think i have the dejudder at 1 out of 10 on my samsung) and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By fierce_gt
not all plasma's are created equally...

not all plasma's are created equally...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 11:06 PM
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Views: 4,021
Posted By fierce_gt
some ppl have more flexibility in their setup. if...

some ppl have more flexibility in their setup. if all i needed was to be out of a 2foot "epicenter" to enjoy the tv, i'd consider that acceptable. not that going to a panny plasma would be a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 04:26 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
too bad, i was kind of hoping i could just do a...

too bad, i was kind of hoping i could just do a factory reset and then 'update' the fw to an older version. i was putting off this update, but had not heard any complaints so i went for it.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 04:25 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
i have no experience with tizen. all i know is...

i have no experience with tizen. all i know is there's a 'overlay' version of the apps now, and it's really not as useful as it should be because other than the 3 'last used' that pop up, i'm forced...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13,235
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Posted By fierce_gt
so, last week i did the update to fw 1211 which...

so, last week i did the update to fw 1211 which comes with the new os(i guess you'd call it?). update went fine, but i'm noticing now that i can only access the smart menu about 20-30seconds after...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,021
Posted By fierce_gt
sometimes i wonder if it's not the ppl who have...

sometimes i wonder if it's not the ppl who have sensitive hearing that are bothered by the buzz, but those who don't.

i mean if you can hear an electrical buzz from everything, it's going to be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,021
Posted By fierce_gt
definitely no such thing as a perfect tv yet. ...

definitely no such thing as a perfect tv yet.

but i've never been unable to 'tame' plasma buzz either. i can't promise everyone will be the same, but at least try something before giving up. i...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-01-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By fierce_gt
it's been a while since i've seen a commercial...

it's been a while since i've seen a commercial about technology that got me excited. this wasn't it either.

sometimes i wonder what it will take though. i almost feel like they need to advertise...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2016, 10:15 AM
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Views: 73
Posted By fierce_gt
try the lcd forums

try the lcd forums
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By fierce_gt
i've always been a fan of refurbs personally. not...

i've always been a fan of refurbs personally. not just for the savings, but a good refurb means every part has been tested and any defectives ones replaced with hand picked replacements.

a lot of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13,235
Views: 683,707
Posted By fierce_gt
so why wouldn't you assume that the customer was...

so why wouldn't you assume that the customer was being rough and not handling the display correctly?

plasmas can crack as well, it just seems like a leap to me to suggest oleds are brittle just...
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