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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-30-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By videobruce
The display. Are these 30 or 60Hz? Some...

The display.

Are these 30 or 60Hz? Some reviewers over at Amazon have stated they are only 30Hz due to limitations of HDMI (at least the ones they handle). :confused:
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By videobruce
Questions; 1. Since HD material has to be...

Questions;
1. Since HD material has to be upscaled to 4k, isn't that a step backwards?
2. How about SD material? It doesn't look that great on a HD display, how (bad) will/does it look on a UHD...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By videobruce
Similar to the effect with DLP's, a softer image....

Similar to the effect with DLP's, a softer image. But that was a benefit for SD material and the reason why SD doesn't look good on LCD displays.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 698,210
Posted By videobruce
Without the viewers, there wouldn't be any...

Without the viewers, there wouldn't be any advertisers would there? At least I wouldn't advertise in a media that no one watches.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
  46" 4k?
Views: 172
Posted By videobruce
Very large computer monitor. ...

Very large computer monitor.

http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LU28D590DS/ZA
http://overlordcomputer.com/collections/4k-monitors/products/asus-pq321q
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 698,210
Posted By videobruce
I can't see any operator charging for programming...

I can't see any operator charging for programming that is OTA. Don't you think that would do more harm then good to their customer base? Not everyone can or wants to erect a decent antenna. It's too...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Don't forget, Panasonic is suppose to be...

Don't forget, Panasonic is suppose to be releasing their new models in the fall and no doubt so will others.
I'm sure Vizio wants to see what the competition will be charging. ;)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 698,210
Posted By videobruce
But, that doesn't affect OTA, just CATV...

But, that doesn't affect OTA, just CATV subscribers.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,370
Posted By videobruce
[QUOTE]I believe a few years have passed to...

[QUOTE]I believe a few years have passed to ascertain the "reliability/durability" of Vizio's HDTVs and i imagine the same applies to the 2014 line unless Vizio started using LCD panels from...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By videobruce
Bad interconnection somewhere. If so, it could...

Bad interconnection somewhere. If so, it could return. I'd open it up and reseat all the internal connections that I could easily access.
You can also try the PC forum since it's a PC monitor you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6,261
Views: 590,246
Posted By videobruce
One easy way to solve that is stop feeding them...

One easy way to solve that is stop feeding them money. (It's the same group TiVo is in :rolleyes: )
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Other than actual light output (brightness) of...

Other than actual light output (brightness) of the 55" vs the 60", does the 10bit panel really reduce false contouring which has been a huge problem with most sets. Most don't seem to understand...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By videobruce
JVC turned their TV business over to Amtran in...

JVC turned their TV business over to Amtran in the mid 90's or so.

The RCA name hasn't been with Thompson since 2006;...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Where was the screen output stated between the...

Where was the screen output stated between the two?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,763
Posted By videobruce
I wonder if an extended warranty is available?? :D

I wonder if an extended warranty is available?? :D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Quote; people aren't educated enough to know...

Quote;
people aren't educated enough to know that LED=LCD most of the time.

Which is the fault of the CEA. Heaven forbid, there are educated consumers out there, they may see though more of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Quote: You would need to have 10bit content to...

Quote:
You would need to have 10bit content to take advantage of those colors. Since there isn't much if that, the expanded offering goes to "waste".
Then it is just another marketing ploy (more or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By videobruce
It's not nitpicking when you can see it and it...

It's not nitpicking when you can see it and it distract from the viewing experience. ;)

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Anyone else chime in on this? .Isn't that...

Anyone else chime in on this?

.Isn't that suppose to reduce the false contouring problem? I kinda doubt anyone could actually detect differences when the count is in the "billions". ;)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By videobruce
Try turning that adaptive back light off. Did...

Try turning that adaptive back light off.
Did you consider swapping that out for another to see if those issues clear up? It my just be that unit.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 443,706
Posted By videobruce
Other than the obvious differences of size (5"...

Other than the obvious differences of size (5" diag), price ($400) and weight (10 lbs), the only differences I see based on their websites "specs" for the M552i-B2 & M602i-B3 are
number of colors; 1...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-22-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By videobruce
Goldstar (LG) & Mits both had DLP TV's with the...

Goldstar (LG) & Mits both had DLP TV's with the ability to record off the tuner in the TV with a external "A/V HDD" (I believe that was what they were called) which was a enclosure with a HDD inside...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 120,226
Posted By videobruce
It won't work in the preview window, just when...

It won't work in the preview window, just when you are actually watching it in full screen. The aspect names are not exactly correct.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 120,226
Posted By videobruce
It's a known issue when you record sub-channels....

It's a known issue when you record sub-channels. Sorry, I forgot what the 'fix' was. :(
Have you tried to change the aspect choices?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 226,474
Posted By videobruce
Thanks to mdavej, I removed all the dead links in...

Thanks to mdavej, I removed all the dead links in post 5 for the older firmware updates. I'll try ti re-add them when I get a chance. :o
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