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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 02:47 PM
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Posted By p5browne
Cracked open to put in a quieter fan. No...

Cracked open to put in a quieter fan. No upgrade-able chipset.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 12:02 PM
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Posted By p5browne
The wires couldn't be spliced?

The wires couldn't be spliced?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 11:51 AM
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Posted By p5browne
How did you get into the ASM to do the Flip?

How did you get into the ASM to do the Flip?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 11:49 AM
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Posted By p5browne
New Calman 5.7.2.48 with 1481.1 Calibration of HDMI 4

Quite a few changes! (RC2 Version)
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-22-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13,631
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Posted By p5browne
Target in Canada,went out of business here, due...

Target in Canada,went out of business here, due to their poor inventory management!
Forum: Display Calibration   02-22-2017, 08:05 AM
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Views: 181,952
Posted By p5browne
New Calman , BUT, may require renewing licence

http://spectracal.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=94&t=6206

For Home Theater version 5.7.2 RC2 is available for download.


CalMAN 2016 R2 does require updated maintenance. The cut off date for the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 692,471
Posted By p5browne
You'd think it would have been downloaded to the...

You'd think it would have been downloaded to the units before this, instead of us doing all the work!
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-21-2017, 10:08 AM
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Posted By p5browne
Planet Earth II 4K will be released on...

Planet Earth II 4K will be released on amazon.co.uk:

Available for pre-order. This item will be released on 13 March 2017. Definitely cheaper on amazon.com, definitely more on amazon.ca.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,503
Posted By p5browne
Answer # 3 should have been split in 2. No,...

Answer # 3 should have been split in 2. No, because it makes the Video worse, and No, because it's not really required.
Only time I have issues on my Samsung, invariably has to do with the AMP bug....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 04:20 PM
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Posted By p5browne
No problem here: wife says `NO More TVs!'

No problem here: wife says `NO More TVs!'
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 01:14 PM
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Posted By p5browne
I think Samsung will lose a lot of former clients...

I think Samsung will lose a lot of former clients to LG OLEDs!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21,412
Views: 970,869
Posted By p5browne
So, with Samsung fixing the Samsung UHD Video...

So, with Samsung fixing the Samsung UHD Video Pack on their end, is FW # 1481.1 going to be the last?
The only update seen here lately, is my wife's UN40J5200 was updated to FW # 1034.0 this month....
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,774
Posted By p5browne
Wife! - enough said!

Wife! - enough said!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2017, 04:51 PM
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Views: 970,869
Posted By p5browne
I think Members are looking for diamonds, when...

I think Members are looking for diamonds, when they're in the crystal glass mine. Crystal glass looks good, just don't push it too hard!
If you want diamonds, then you'll have to up the ante!
With...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-15-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 86,772
Posted By p5browne
My Yamaha volume seems to depend on the time of...

My Yamaha volume seems to depend on the time of day.
Normal evening viewing, depending on the source, -20 to -30.
After midnight, can usually run at -30 to -40.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11,992
Views: 743,247
Posted By p5browne
Do you have a question or need support? Go...

Do you have a question
or need support?
Go Samsung Support
Your question
Please be advised, an AVS Forum Member was able to get a Samsung Rep who got the problem fixed. The TV DOES decode *.um4...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13,631
Views: 641,608
Posted By p5browne
It may have been just that short a period, just...

It may have been just that short a period, just seemed longer!
Told the wife about it. More her type of thing.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 67
Posted By p5browne
PCs can be seen by a TV in 2 ways: # 1 As a PC,...

PCs can be seen by a TV in 2 ways:
# 1 As a PC, with 0-255 color, and limited adjustments
# 2 As a Video Device that has all the regular settings, and calibration capabilities. (16-235 Color)

#...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 692,471
Posted By p5browne
Guess I'll have to see if working in Canada. Wife...

Guess I'll have to see if working in Canada. Wife upset her 40" Samsung SmartTV set doesn't have it, so I figure the Samsung K8500 might fix the problem when I do my next BD Player upgrade.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 692,471
Posted By p5browne
Is this unit capable of Amazon HDR, or is there a...

Is this unit capable of Amazon HDR, or is there a FW update required?
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13,631
Views: 641,608
Posted By p5browne
My Lumagen XS-3D upconverts from 1080i to 1080p...

My Lumagen XS-3D upconverts from 1080i to 1080p at 4.4.4 output.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21,412
Views: 970,869
Posted By p5browne
Updated the post.

Updated the post.
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,631
Views: 641,608
Posted By p5browne
Abstract - turned off after 15 minutes - BORING!...

Abstract - turned off after 15 minutes - BORING! Maybe I turned it off too soon?

Changed to the BBC Earth Channel - definitely more interesting! (Despite it being 1080P)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21,412
Views: 970,869
Posted By p5browne
Low and Standard are pretty close. High elevates...

Low and Standard are pretty close. High elevates CMS and Grayscale.
Basically SmartLED runs the Backlight operations. Off - Gray Black Background all the time. No control of the Backlighting.
On,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21,412
Views: 970,869
Posted By p5browne
Note: I mentioned being used for REGULAR viewing.

Note: I mentioned being used for REGULAR viewing.
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