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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By usmaak
Thanks for taking the time to answer all of my...

Thanks for taking the time to answer all of my questions. I just have one more. How reflective is it? The Samsung has an antireflective coating on it that does diffuse the reflection somewhat. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 11:11 AM
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Views: 144,092
Posted By usmaak
The 9500 is a really nice TV, and the FALD...

The 9500 is a really nice TV, and the FALD definitely helps. The dark scenes have amazing detail. If the TV was flat, I wouldn't even think twice about keeping it. The curve gimmick destroys it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2015, 09:41 AM
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Views: 144,092
Posted By usmaak
I currently have a Samsung UN65JS9500F. It's a...

I currently have a Samsung UN65JS9500F. It's a great TV and I really like it, but the curve on this thing is killing me. Our room set up dictates that we have a bay window directly across from the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
I think that I have it on my 65" tv. It appears...

I think that I have it on my 65" tv. It appears mostly on football as a faint grey vertical bar down the very center of the screen. I'm still trying to decide if I'm actually seeing a fault with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
LCD is not just a lottery with TVs. It's really...

LCD is not just a lottery with TVs. It's really a lottery with any LCD panel. It sucks and I hate it. Been doing it for years. My last big LCD lottery was with my macbook. I went through three...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 889,415
Posted By usmaak
Thank you for all of your help. I will do that.

Thank you for all of your help. I will do that.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 889,415
Posted By usmaak
I have Smart LED set to Standard right now. I...

I have Smart LED set to Standard right now. I was just out looking at a white screen and noticed a slightly gray bar running vertically down the very middle of the screen. It was dead center. That...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 889,415
Posted By usmaak
After reading this, I was really considering just...

After reading this, I was really considering just hanging on to the 9500. I spent more time minimizing the viewing angle. My wife's probably ready to kill me because every time she comes out, I've...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
Hi, A couple of questions about this TV,...

Hi,

A couple of questions about this TV, mostly about color uniformity. I downloaded some color images tonight, and displayed them on the TV. The colors do not seem uniform, especially on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 889,415
Posted By usmaak
Hi, I just had a UN65JS9500 delivered a...

Hi,

I just had a UN65JS9500 delivered a couple of days ago. I bought it for the full array local dimming. I'm coming from a Samsung B8500, which was the first FALD TV that they made. I got it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
I haven't, yet. Any suggestions for 4k sources...

I haven't, yet. Any suggestions for 4k sources that I can get to? Are there any available on Amazon?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
Thanks. These are definitely helping out. The...

Thanks. These are definitely helping out. The motion issues are pretty much gone and the blacks are much darker and less grainy. If I could just get over the whole reflection and off center...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
This whole venture in to a new TV actually...

This whole venture in to a new TV actually started with our vip722 dying on us. We'd had it since 2007, and the hard drive made a loud grinding sound and crashed. We got a hopper with sling and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
I just calculated my viewing angle at 22 degrees...

I just calculated my viewing angle at 22 degrees off center. I never noticed any viewing angle issues with my 8500. Maybe because it is so much smaller. Or maybe I just got used to them.

Seems...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
No. It's not ideal at all. Our living room has...

No. It's not ideal at all. Our living room has lots of windows. We have one of those open floor plans. We could put the TV on the other wall, but there are also windows facing that area.

Our...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
That wasn't specifically why I bought it. I...

That wasn't specifically why I bought it. I bought it for FALD. We have an older 8500 from Samsung. That is a FALD tv, and it's been great over the years. It was just time to get something...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
Thanks. I made sure that it is in home mode, and...

Thanks. I made sure that it is in home mode, and it is.

I think that part of the problem is that I am sitting off center. I notice that the picture starts to lose color as you move away from...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
Yup. I have it set to Low based on something...

Yup. I have it set to Low based on something that I read somewhere. I've been to so many sites today. :(
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 239,523
Posted By usmaak
I just received this TV today. I plugged it in...

I just received this TV today. I plugged it in and attempted some calibration on it. Is there any way to make the blacks actually black? I have a dish receiver and on everything I watch, the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8,583
Views: 795,107
Posted By usmaak
Hi, I'm new to Longmont, and am trying to...

Hi,

I'm new to Longmont, and am trying to set up my Dish vip722 with local stations. I have no problems with any of the stations, except KUSA. I scanned local stations, but channel 9 did not come...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-08-2014, 06:17 AM
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Views: 124
Posted By usmaak
Hi, I have two vip722 DVRs. In a couple of...

Hi,

I have two vip722 DVRs. In a couple of weeks, I will be moving from Illinois to Colorado. I have a lot of shows set up to record every week. When I get service set up and plug them in at my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12,382
Views: 1,300,531
Posted By usmaak
Quote:Originally Posted by zzzzz...

Quote:Originally Posted by zzzzz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19239638)

I noticed the exact same thing in Chicago Ridge -- RF44 was running...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12,382
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Posted By usmaak
Quote:Originally Posted by alnielsen...

Quote:Originally Posted by alnielsen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19236784)

On my TV, I'm getting a 87/100 on 7.1. On 44.1, I'm at 85/100....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-23-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12,382
Views: 1,300,531
Posted By usmaak
Quote:Originally Posted by dattier...

Quote:Originally Posted by dattier http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19236054)

Usmaak: you didn't say whether you're talking about WLS's signal on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-23-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12,382
Views: 1,300,531
Posted By usmaak
Hi, For the last few weeks, I've been...

Hi,

For the last few weeks, I've been enjoying a 100 percent signal strength on WLS OTA. I'm about 25 miles SSW of the tower, and am using an Antennas Direct Clearstream 2 antenna indoors, and a...
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