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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By KC-Technerd
That is how I have mine setup. Be sure you use...

That is how I have mine setup. Be sure you use the LAN port on the Airport Express, not the WAN port, and make sure you set the Airport Express to "Extend a Wireless Network." The LAN port will not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
Film mode (based on my experience with similar...

Film mode (based on my experience with similar modes on other TVs) when set to AUTO will attempt to identify 24fps (film based) material that was transferred to video using 3:2 pulldown and apply...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9,832
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Posted By KC-Technerd
Actually, more and more TVs today offer preset...

Actually, more and more TVs today offer preset settings that are fairly close to accurate. Awareness of accurate color TV reproduction really started coming about in the 1990s, and since then there...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,832
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Posted By KC-Technerd
Thanks for the confirmation on that!

Thanks for the confirmation on that!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
Is your view of the TV perhaps surrounded by...

Is your view of the TV perhaps surrounded by something of a somewhat blue-green color? Perhaps even fluorescent lighting? Anything other than a perfect gray will skew the perception of the color...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9,832
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Posted By KC-Technerd
^ A TV accurately reproducing color has been the...

^ A TV accurately reproducing color has been the rare exception rather than the rule. TVs set with bluer than standard whites have been a norm almost since the introduction of the color TV. It...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
??? Are you saying that the settings made at...

??? Are you saying that the settings made at gains other than 30, 40 and 100% are discarded or disregarded? Or are you saying that you only needed to make adjustments at 30, 40 and 100% and that...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-31-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By KC-Technerd
Thumbs up I received a replacement HDMI cable from Oppo...

I received a replacement HDMI cable from Oppo yesterday. It was shipped within 24 hours of my contacting Oppo, at no charge. Prior to that I was requested to do some different diagnosis steps...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
From what I can find having XBMC set to "Use...

From what I can find having XBMC set to "Use limited color range (16-235)" is correct. This should allow the flashing all the way to 253 as you describe. Set your contrast to the highest possible...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
Your HTPC is obviously outputting PC level RGB...

Your HTPC is obviously outputting PC level RGB video rather than video level. Are there any options on it for the ColorSpace or video range, which might be labeled as YCbCr, RGB FULL, RGB Limited,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
^ The failed cable is a 3 foot that I ordered...

^ The failed cable is a 3 foot that I ordered from Oppo about 3 months after I ordered the 103 from them, so its not the one that came with the 103. The 6 foot cable that came with the 103 was being...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
A simple failure wouldn't be so bad. 2 months of...

A simple failure wouldn't be so bad. 2 months of chasing a poltergeist is a PITA. Now it has finally reached the stage of being repeatable and duplicatable. I'm not sure how I'd ever be able to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
I tested mine using the same material last night....

I tested mine using the same material last night. Also no clipping on Y, Cb, Cr, R, G, or B. YCbCr 4:4:4 with Deep Color set to 36 Bits. I use the 36 Bit setting to take advantage of the Bit...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
After further experimentation and process of...

After further experimentation and process of elimination, this appears to be an HDMI cable failure. After 2 months it is finally continuous and is duplicatable wherever the cable is moved to. I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
My apparent HDMI handshake (with loss of audio on...

My apparent HDMI handshake (with loss of audio on HDMI 2 and video resolution/format difficulties) issue has now become apparently uncorrectable. Reseating HDMI plugs no longer corrects the issue. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
Choosing a Colorspace...

Choosing a Colorspace (http://www.spearsandmunsil.com/portfolio/choosing-a-color-space-2/)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
M501d-A2R settings

Latest attempt on M501d-A2R settings. (Sony BDP-S5100 outputting RGB and Spears & Munsil 2. Results using the YCbCr options yielded inferior performance to RGB on the Spears & Munsil Colorspace...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 48,827
Posted By KC-Technerd
^ What is a "VQ"?

^ What is a "VQ"?
Forum: Display Calibration   07-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 48,827
Posted By KC-Technerd
I simply was using x.v.Color (or xvYCC) as an...

I simply was using x.v.Color (or xvYCC) as an example of a wide gamut display because that is what I have. My understanding is that a display being x.v.Color capable requires that it be a wide gamut...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-23-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 48,827
Posted By KC-Technerd
Yes, I agree 100% and did not intend to imply...

Yes, I agree 100% and did not intend to imply that x.v.Color would be enabled when using test patterns for adjusting color and hue. Assuming my understanding is correct, the potential issue is that...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 48,827
Posted By KC-Technerd
I'm a bit confused by this, as it seems to imply...

I'm a bit confused by this, as it seems to imply that you would both turn off the red and green elements (electron guns, LCD sub-pixels, etc.) and use the blue filter. Why would you want or need to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-18-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
Anyone having the TV defaulting to ON following a...

Anyone having the TV defaulting to ON following a power interruption? The M501d-A2R is turning itself on anytime the power is interrupted. Fun to leave the house with the TV off, and find it on when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 56,913
Posted By KC-Technerd
I think it has been mentioned before that the...

I think it has been mentioned before that the SC-1528-K is a Future Shop (in Canada) exclusive model. I believe it and the SC-1523-K are the equivalent of each other as well as the SC-75. It looks...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-10-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 1,426,990
Posted By KC-Technerd
I'm fairly confident now that this is what was...

I'm fairly confident now that this is what was causing my issues with losing audio on HDMI 2 along with all the other odd behavior. I would emphasize that reseat means pull it out and push it back...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,832
Views: 1,162,906
Posted By KC-Technerd
Agreed on the Contrast. While the 235 level is...

Agreed on the Contrast. While the 235 level is supposed to be peak level for video, almost all video has peak levels that use some of the headroom between 235 and 255. On most displays, including...
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