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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
My half-expectation was that a new technology...

My half-expectation was that a new technology would show up (before OLED became bullet proof), not the flopped old ones.

SED/FED: Both of these necessitate PWM, which removes them from my...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
Heck with that. I was going to give him some...

Heck with that. I was going to give him some serious competition by opening up "Cleveland Trinitron"....
Forum: 3D Content   09-02-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
The problem I see with A2 is that the leap from...

The problem I see with A2 is that the leap from before-Avatar to Avatar was so hugely impacting that Cameron might not be able to have a similar leap from Avatar to Avatar2. And IMO people often use...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
It doesn't yet, which is the point. Lots of road...

It doesn't yet, which is the point. Lots of road to travel before perfection, but wow am I looking forward to it.

I still half-expect something weird to happen in between though: some strange...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
Some more distance to travel before "perfection"...

Some more distance to travel before "perfection" (whatever that is) is reached. I'll put my responses in bold.


very high brightness: Part of the reason that the brightness is at the level it's...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 44,488
Posted By tgm1024
That's just it, you don't know that for TVs. You...

That's just it, you don't know that for TVs. You don't know how these issues will manifest themselves over time. All you know is that this is an emission based technology with a very limited track...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
Ok, but the problem with that particular...

Ok, but the problem with that particular comparison is that OLED is a brand-new technology, and has people worried. A set of brand new unknowns can do that when there's a multi-thousand dollar new...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
Sounds like you have it down, its a bear, best of...

Sounds like you have it down, its a bear, best of to not allow anyone to touch.....[/quote]

This seems to be a property of the latest plastics (perhaps?) I've never understood it. A potential...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 44,488
Posted By tgm1024
Guys, every single time you call into question...

Guys, every single time you call into question someone's honest attempts to solve a TV problem by labeling it as something somehow unfair to the device, you make it ever less likely that someone will...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-31-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
Regarding that yellow (etc.) on the left and...

Regarding that yellow (etc.) on the left and right of some of these displays.

I wonder if the heat from the center electronics (powersupply, motherboard, etc.) on the back of the device is the...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 19,084
Posted By tgm1024
Well, points for Pixar for making a cartoonish...

Well, points for Pixar for making a cartoonish 3D-modeled rat look real enough to give you the creeps. LOL.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,135
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Posted By tgm1024
I see your ire here as a function of you feeling...

I see your ire here as a function of you feeling that you've been under attack. That for some reason, your observations are being ridiculed and that your positions on this TV as well as your...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By tgm1024
One of the things I'm still pondering.... On...

One of the things I'm still pondering....

On any layered surface, no matter how thin, if you bend it horizontally in the middle, you'll get a significant offset from one layer to the other left...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 04:34 PM
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Views: 44,488
Posted By tgm1024
Professional calibration is not cheap. He was...

Professional calibration is not cheap. He was attempting to evaluate a TV. What if one of the problems that some have had (to whatever extent you agree with) is evident after calibration? Are you...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
That's true of most of the display technology...

That's true of most of the display technology talked about and critiqued by most of the people at AVS. So what?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
Y'know, when I posted a link to the amazon...

Y'know, when I posted a link to the amazon offering to show that they're also selling it currently (you were right though---"ships in 3 to 5 weeks"), I received an AVS "warning" about posting links...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By tgm1024
Sorry to hear that. I do wish there were a way...

Sorry to hear that. I do wish there were a way to keep a catalog of manufacturing dates, serial numbers, and quality issues to see if there's a trend. :-/
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-29-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,722
Posted By tgm1024
Can't that can happen from anyone anywhere, even...

Can't that can happen from anyone anywhere, even behind a computer monitor? The creative process at Pixar seems very similar to that. However, (and I'm not being 100% glib) don't forget the AI...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 19,084
Posted By tgm1024
I don't see that transition as quite that long...

I don't see that transition as quite that long unfortunately. And this rots for me, because I just don't trust anything in the cloud.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 44,488
Posted By tgm1024
Yes. It's worth pointing out though that the...

Yes. It's worth pointing out though that the shootout valuation has to do with the overall effect of motion, not any one metric. Simple scale of 0 (or 1) to 10.

I still think we've got a long...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,277
Posted By tgm1024
lol!!!!!!!

lol!!!!!!!
Forum: AVS Articles   08-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,207
Posted By tgm1024
With quality FPR display and decent glasses (it's...

With quality FPR display and decent glasses (it's one of the few things my current TV does very well), the picture is smooth as silk, and very easy on the neuro-optics. :)
Forum: AVS Articles   08-29-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,207
Posted By tgm1024
Just out of curiosity, have you seen an FPR 3D...

Just out of curiosity, have you seen an FPR 3D TV? FWIW, I've heard a few times comments similar to "I never really loved 3D before until I got a passive 3D TV".
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-29-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,277
Posted By tgm1024
I can't speak for "most"; but I should have...

I can't speak for "most"; but I should have clarified: I regard the misnamed "S-Stripe" variants from Samsung to also be pentile in nature. And the ones I've seen (my Note 2 as well) are great. ...
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 19,084
Posted By tgm1024
And if you have kids: minecraft.

And if you have kids: minecraft.
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