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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By bigcat
When will the 85q be for sale? can't find it on...

When will the 85q be for sale? can't find it on their web site.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,960
Posted By bigcat
Thanks for clarifying. I was thinking the 85" was...

Thanks for clarifying. I was thinking the 85" was IPS too from reading other threads in this forum. Actually, the "official" X850D thread...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 132,236
Posted By bigcat
I am reading elsewhere that the 85" X850D is the...

I am reading elsewhere that the 85" X850D is the one TV in the series that has VA panels instead of IPS. From reading your posts and many others' I've been incorrectly thinking the 85" (which is the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2016, 10:11 PM
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Views: 132,236
Posted By bigcat
Sorry if this is a dumb question, but will the...

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but will the XBR85X850D ever support Dolby Vision? If not, is that a big deal? Would I be able to enjoy 4k HDR content for a few years? Or is a magic ball required...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,960
Posted By bigcat
I just ran into this 6/7-month old thread. I am...

I just ran into this 6/7-month old thread. I am trying to compare exactly the same two sets. After reading the thread, I am wondering if anything else new has been learned about these in the last 6...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 1,140,349
Posted By bigcat
Hi. I am shopping for a large TV (>80") and...

Hi. I am shopping for a large TV (>80") and looking at the Sony XBR85X850D (84.5") and the LG 86UH9500 (85.6"). I know many here wouldn't recommend any of these but if you were forced into choosing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 1,140,349
Posted By bigcat
Is there a place selling the XBR85X850D for less...

Is there a place selling the XBR85X850D for less than the current normal retail price of around $8K? Used would be fine too.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2016, 08:52 PM
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Views: 132,236
Posted By bigcat
Wondering if anyone can recommend where to...

Wondering if anyone can recommend where to purchase the 85" or any deals going on on it? Seems to be around $8K in most places, is that right?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 173,447
Posted By bigcat
Is there a way to configure this TV not to show...

Is there a way to configure this TV not to show the on screen volume bar when CEC is enabled? I don't use the TV speakers but with CEC enabled, the TV shows the vizio's volume bar on screen when I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-21-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 168,796
Posted By bigcat
I have a Fire TV 1st gen that is not powering on...

I have a Fire TV 1st gen that is not powering on anymore. No video on the screen, and no lights anymore. I unplugged it for a few mins, no help. I had kodi sideloaded it on it but it was not rooted....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
Thanks. That's fine I haven't run Audissey yet,...

Thanks. That's fine I haven't run Audissey yet, so have to do it anyway. I was planning on connecting the video component out in the back of the AVR to an older slingbox that I have, but I can't find...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
Question on speaker setup on the x4200w. I have...

Question on speaker setup on the x4200w. I have two speakers hanging off the ceiling slightly behind main listening position but aimed at the MLP. In the 3200 I was configuring them as top middle to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
For a 5.1.2 setup (no surround backs, 2 top...

For a 5.1.2 setup (no surround backs, 2 top middle speakers), in the X4200W would I connect the top middle to the Height posts on the back, or to the surround back posts as I did with the x2200w?
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,232
Posted By bigcat
Folks what about the x4200w vs the RZ900? I've...

Folks what about the x4200w vs the RZ900? I've been waiting for better prices on the 4200 since I've always had denons and want xt32, but this fry's sale on the rz900 seems pretty good.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-27-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 78,365
Posted By bigcat
http://kodi.wiki/view/Chromebox#Updating_Kodi

http://kodi.wiki/view/Chromebox#Updating_Kodi
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
I have a 3200 now and I am connecting the zone2...

I have a 3200 now and I am connecting the zone2 hdmi to a 7-yr old Sony TV on the other end of my home theater room. The main zone is connected to my projector screen.

The TV is displaying the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
From a few pages back, my understanding was that...

From a few pages back, my understanding was that bumping the freqs up to 80Hz was fine, however, setting them lower than what Audissey set them to is not recommended. The freqs he posted were all...
Forum: Soundbars   01-10-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 462,591
Posted By bigcat
I am curious about this too. I have the HT-CT550W...

I am curious about this too. I have the HT-CT550W though. The back of the receiver does not have "ports" for other speakers, not sure how that would work.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 173,447
Posted By bigcat
I also got this firmware today: V1.60.10-028.0090...

I also got this firmware today: V1.60.10-028.0090

Wondering what the changes are.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 173,447
Posted By bigcat
I also got this firmware today: V1.60.10-028.0090...

I also got this firmware today: V1.60.10-028.0090

Wondering what the changes are.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10,634
Views: 1,358,676
Posted By bigcat
I have the M801d-A3, and the version I got today...

I have the M801d-A3, and the version I got today is: V1.60.10-028.0090
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10,634
Views: 1,358,676
Posted By bigcat
I was just pushed an update today. I can post the...

I was just pushed an update today. I can post the version when I get home.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
Thanks so much for taking the time to explain.

Thanks so much for taking the time to explain.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13,413
Views: 623,841
Posted By bigcat
I am now somewhat confused by this. My...

I am now somewhat confused by this. My understanding from reading audissey discussions here is that the recommendation is to set speakers to "SMALL" regardless of what Audissey says, and also set ALL...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 493,016
Posted By bigcat
Anyone? Does this math work? 2 x 3 1/2 = 7"...

Anyone? Does this math work?

2 x 3 1/2 = 7" > 6" (P163) > 4" (P143) :)

I have a spare P143 and wondering if I should get another two to have the complete front or I should just get something...
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