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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-25-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By MCaugusto
LG >>> Walls literally covered with OLED...

LG >>> Walls literally covered with OLED displays, just to make a point, and the company will be finally showing full production 65" model, gives us a peek at its promised 77" model and announce line...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 456
Posted By MCaugusto
HX_Guy, Just like you i recently bought an i1...

HX_Guy,
Just like you i recently bought an i1 Display Pro, downloaded the HCFR software and installed it in my computer.
Did you have any trouble finding that "USB Pilote" driver that is essential...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,528
Posted By MCaugusto
But isn't the Samsung 85" UHDTV model in the...

But isn't the Samsung 85" UHDTV model in the UH8550 line going for the same price or less these days ?

Unless JVC/Amtran start selling these models heavily discounted by time of release i don't...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 362,333
Posted By MCaugusto
I downloaded the HCFR program and as required for...

I downloaded the HCFR program and as required for installation i searched for the "USB_Pilote" drive file necessary to use with the probe and it is not there, period.

I then tried the other...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By MCaugusto
But isn't the Samsung 85HU8550 4K model being...

But isn't the Samsung 85HU8550 4K model being widely sold currently for about the same or less ?
I imagine that going head-to-head in price and features (?), Samsung 85" 4K versus JVC/AmTran 85" 4K,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 36,098
Posted By MCaugusto
YES, indeed. The problems you are having with...

YES, indeed.
The problems you are having with your Onkyo PRS5507P mirrors almost exactly the same problems i was having with my Integra DHC80.2 A/V processor.

I emailed Jose Torres at Onkyo...
Forum: AVS Articles   11-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,233
Posted By MCaugusto
I own an Oppo 103 which i bought just a few...

I own an Oppo 103 which i bought just a few months ago and i am extremely pleased with its performance and unique features set; As an example of uniqueness how many universal players out there offer...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 487,835
Posted By MCaugusto
Sound&Vision magazine has just reviewed the Vizio...

Sound&Vision magazine has just reviewed the Vizio 65" P-Series and it gave it a very poor rating of 2-stars, ouch !

The reviewer found the model had excessive visible non-defeatable edge...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,937
Views: 362,333
Posted By MCaugusto
Am i to understand that HCFR cannot be used with...

Am i to understand that HCFR cannot be used with computers using Windows 7 64-bit OS ?
My computer uses the above OS and i just bought an i1 Display Pro for calibration and managed to snag at Ebay...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,121
Posted By MCaugusto
I was rather disappointed with the screenplay for...

I was rather disappointed with the screenplay for this movie.
As so many have pointed out, Maleficent is up there as one of the worst villains in the Disney pantheon and to have her portrayed as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 487,835
Posted By MCaugusto
Reading the two posts above from owners reporting...

Reading the two posts above from owners reporting continuing shipping damages to Vizio's shipping boxes at an alarming rate, i can just imagine the huge amount of returned damaged sets the company...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-04-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 34,017
Posted By MCaugusto
Thanks ConecTEDDD for your help answering all my...

Thanks ConecTEDDD for your help answering all my queries.
I will be ordering the blu-ray calibration disc very soon.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-04-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By MCaugusto
I would definitely go with the new Vizio 4K...

I would definitely go with the new Vizio 4K P-Series for several reasons: FALD, processing chip, price, test reports (check out Sound&Vision magazine online extensive stellar review of lower priced...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-03-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 34,017
Posted By MCaugusto
ConnecTEDDD >>> I just ordered a X-Rite i1...

ConnecTEDDD >>> I just ordered a X-Rite i1 Display Pro which i want to use to calibrate my Runco LED front projector and i wonder how your blu-ray disc would work paired with the i1 Display Pro.

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 487,835
Posted By MCaugusto
According to Consumer's Report Vizio has a...

According to Consumer's Report Vizio has a defective/return ratio comparable to Sony/Samsung/Sharp at about 2%~3% so i don't think all these problems reported here have much to do with hardware per...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,593
Posted By MCaugusto
I am getting confused here, guys : when referring...

I am getting confused here, guys : when referring to Audyssey as comparison do you mean Audyssey MultEQ XT-32 only ? KurianOfBorg mentions Audyssey MultEQ while fitzcaraldo215 mentions Audyssey DEQ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 49,227
Posted By MCaugusto
The press release for Sony's Crystal LED...

The press release for Sony's Crystal LED technology is dated January 2012, almost three years ago, and Sony has not uttered a word concerning it since then.
Unfortunately it seems like it was more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 20,567
Posted By MCaugusto
Some questions for imagic : Were the models...

Some questions for imagic :
Were the models fully calibrated for optimum performance prior to viewing or were they simply left using pre-set calibration choices such as "cinema", or "movie", or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 20,567
Posted By MCaugusto
Me thinks that by announcing a "suggested msrp...

Me thinks that by announcing a "suggested msrp of less than $8K" Panasonic is "testing the waters" so to speak (specifically at highly regarded tech/hobbyist websites such as AVS) to better gauge...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 49,227
Posted By MCaugusto
...My price hunch is $12 K msrp....:)

...My price hunch is $12 K msrp....:)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 49,227
Posted By MCaugusto
So, reading through this recent info, the Viera...

So, reading through this recent info, the Viera TX-AX900 UHDTV line uses IPS panels for the 55" and 65" models and VA panel for the 85" model; Its FALD scheme has enhancements from previous...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,986
Posted By MCaugusto
I would definitely get the Denon AVR-X4000, if...

I would definitely get the Denon AVR-X4000, if anything for two reasons : its use of Audyssey MultEQ-XT32 /Sub EQ-HT for the most accurate room equalization available and for video processing the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 180,611
Posted By MCaugusto
oni222, I do not work for Best Buy and in fact...

oni222,
I do not work for Best Buy and in fact i am sorry for confusing pricing on the LG OLED 65" and the 77" models.
The only size i would consider buying would be the 77" model and i guess i...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-14-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 180,611
Posted By MCaugusto
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Have you checked the small print on the Best Buy receipt concerning rights of the company to change...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By MCaugusto
Wow, this is quite a shocker ! An UHDTV LCD panel...

Wow, this is quite a shocker ! An UHDTV LCD panel that apparently uses a red laser plus blue and green LEDs for panel illumination to serve as full-array backlight with local dimming, if i understood...
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