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Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By jbug
Red face Thanks. My receiver (Onkyo 636) is getting the...

Thanks. My receiver (Onkyo 636) is getting the Atmos upgrade next month. My wife and I plan on moving in a couple of years so I'll be looking for homes with ceiling heights in mind.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 9,880
Posted By jbug
6' 10"

6' 10"
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 07:54 AM
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Views: 9,880
Posted By jbug
That "too lazy and not interested" is wrong and...

That "too lazy and not interested" is wrong and you're not thinking about limitations others (like me) may have at home. My set-up happens to be in a basement with under 8 feet ceilings. My...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
The LG has much better viewing angles but...

The LG has much better viewing angles but probably weaker black levels.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
Thanks for the review Chad. It seems like it...

Thanks for the review Chad. It seems like it ended too soon though. Did you edit the tail end? I would also like to know how you ranked the 2014 sets that you recently reviewed. I take it you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
From Samsung's support website.

From Samsung's support website.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 10:47 AM
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Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
It would be nice if they could be much more...

It would be nice if they could be much more specific but.....


Upgrade File(USB type) (Firmware) ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jbug
Thanks Cornelius. I guess I could have shortened...

Thanks Cornelius. I guess I could have shortened my question to simply say that it appears that those who purchased passive 4k sets will loose out and not be able to display 3840 x 2160 3D say if 4k...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,890
Posted By jbug
Thanks Aras. Sounds good to me as is your idea...

Thanks Aras. Sounds good to me as is your idea of other placement options. From my situation one can see how necessary the upward firing speaker is to the success of Atmos at home because there...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
I'm pretty sure that Jeff (UMR) from Accucal...

I'm pretty sure that Jeff (UMR) from Accucal (http://www.accucalhd.com/index.htm) includes Wisconsin on his Mid-West tours. Jeff is the calibrator that I use and a AVS member. He is due in Chicago...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jbug
4k Active & Passive 3D TV Compatible Question

A couple of question for owners of UHD sets with passive and active 3D. I have Samsungs UN65HU9000 UHD TV. The specs allow for true full UHD 3D when and if it happens along with 4k blu ray. The...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
They made the new one more attractive to someone...

They made the new one more attractive to someone looking to purchase the pak. It would be nice if it was possible to download the new stuff on the free one.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
I always wondered if somebody would get around to...

I always wondered if somebody would get around to saying that. I've used settings posted here to check out a set I just purchased but in the end I also get my set professionally calibrated due to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,890
Posted By jbug
I too want more specific info on ceiling height...

I too want more specific info on ceiling height minimums. For folks with home theaters in their old school standard height basements (like me) those ceilings are probably about 7 feet high or...
Forum: 3D Content   08-07-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,564
Posted By jbug
My case also. I'd be willing to do the same. To...

My case also. I'd be willing to do the same. To large a file to attempt at home. Don't know what I was thinking.
Forum: 3D Content   07-30-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,564
Posted By jbug
Thanks, can't wait to get home and download it. ...

Thanks, can't wait to get home and download it. Judging by the response, I would say that some have forgotten about this.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
It sure Does. I'm quite satisfied. I hope these...

It sure Does. I'm quite satisfied. I hope these are indeed 10 bit panels and also hoping Samsung can implement the new Dolby High Dynamic Range Tech (or a similar one) into the 2015, One Connect...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
Your viewing situation is just like mine here in...

Your viewing situation is just like mine here in Chicago. A few years back I called a cable company to get service and they set me up for a Saturday. Saturday rolled around and they even called to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
It's interesting that they have 25mbps listed...

It's interesting that they have 25mbps listed now. 15mbps was thrown out when 4k streaming was introduced. The article below even mentions up to 50mbps, so 15 - 50 seems to be the range. I have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-12-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
Which receiver do you have? I have an Onkyo 636...

Which receiver do you have? I have an Onkyo 636 and when I use my Harmony One to start an activity say to "Watch TV" (from a cold start), the TV speakers come on while the HDMI hand shake is going...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
15mbps is the recommended speed.

15mbps is the recommended speed.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 357,341
Posted By jbug
Samsung doesn't treart OTA TV like a step child. ...

Samsung doesn't treart OTA TV like a step child. Sony and Panasonic skimp on features for OTA TV. Samsung lets you see what programs are showing down the road for example where the other...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
I had Sony's last year 4k set and had three sets...

I had Sony's last year 4k set and had three sets returned. The same guys picked up all three sets and also said they pick up and return more Sony sets than any other. Upon delivering set #2...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 123,308
Posted By jbug
I received mine within three weeks.

I received mine within three weeks.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 20,621
Posted By jbug
Anyone know if Atmos is short for atmosphere? ...

Anyone know if Atmos is short for atmosphere? That's the first thing I thought when I saw that a couple of years ago.
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