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Forum: 3D Displays   03-20-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,233
Posted By pete4
I have ATI graphics, so yours could be...

I have ATI graphics, so yours could be different, but normally when I hook up my TV it goes into duplicate mode with max resolution of 720p or something like that, then I go into driver and disable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,724
Posted By pete4
I think you partially answered your own...

I think you partially answered your own question: "when I set it to PC It looks much better now ( text, fonts )".
By setting input for PC it is optimized for PC and some of the stuff is redundant,...
Forum: 3D Displays   03-19-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,233
Posted By pete4
If your laptop is anything like mine you need to...

If your laptop is anything like mine you need to go to video settings and first disable laptop screen completely, only then I'm able to set video resolution to 1080p.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,007
Posted By pete4
audioconverter.exe worked for me great.

audioconverter.exe worked for me great.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By pete4
Frequency of mains is totally irrelevant as long...

Frequency of mains is totally irrelevant as long as voltage/amperage is close to what's needed. However, most of Europe uses PAL/Secam not NTSC, so that could be an issue and also tuner will...
Forum: 3D Displays   02-18-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 49,456
Posted By pete4
Convergence is something you would adjust on CRT...

Convergence is something you would adjust on CRT or projector and it has no meaning on fixed pixel sets like Plasma or LCD.
The extra spacing between pixel lines is required on passive 3D sets to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete4
I would hazard an opinion that more people could...

I would hazard an opinion that more people could use cable card than build in tuners most TV's have, but I smell some sort of conspiracy between TV makers and cable companies. And cable companies...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,960
Posted By pete4
Settlement sounds like some type of class action...

Settlement sounds like some type of class action suit so I would think more along the lines that they were forced to take action and publicly admit to problems, than doing this out of the goodness...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 31,865
Posted By pete4
Why is this ridiculous, I bought programmable...

Why is this ridiculous, I bought programmable remote that works for $3 and once you have that, it's just programing the proper code, but what are you planning to do once in service menu? You can...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,716
Posted By pete4
It is w3, it was an example to make a point,...

It is w3, it was an example to make a point, I've no idea how is Westinghouse now, no it wasn't computer monitor, it didn't have tuner because digital was too expensive and analog was on the way...
Forum: 3D Displays   02-02-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,384
Posted By pete4
You have 2 types of HDMI cables: normal speed...

You have 2 types of HDMI cables: normal speed and high speed, high speed should be able to support up to max data rate of 10.2 Gb. as per HDMI 1.4 specs, so it should work even with computer...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,803
Posted By pete4
I don't think you fully understand, the tape...

I don't think you fully understand, the tape trick cuts amount of IR reaching the sensor, so the assumption is the weaker outside interference will not be strong enough, after passing the tape, to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,716
Posted By pete4
There are only handful of large LCD panel...

There are only handful of large LCD panel manufacturers, the choice is probably even smaller when it comes to video chips so pretty much they all have same parts and often enough less known brands...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-01-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,381
Posted By pete4
Do you know some LG TV's have this option build...

Do you know some LG TV's have this option build in, but not activated in US . The biggest problem is to activate this in service menu, which could be little complicated and it only works with OTA,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 39,101
Posted By pete4
sorry to hear about your problems, but I can...

sorry to hear about your problems, but I can assure you this isn't a first time ever, where firmware update mess things up. I had a BIOS update for my PC motherboard, that bricked it completely, I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-31-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,568
Posted By pete4
Isn't Best Buy the last large nationwide...

Isn't Best Buy the last large nationwide consumer electronics chain left?
Comp US is gone, Circuit City is gone, OfficeMax, Office Depot cater to business and Walmart and Target sell everything and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,155
Posted By pete4
OK, what are you saying? you still don't believe...

OK, what are you saying? you still don't believe HDMI supports 1080p@120Hz
Here is official HDMI website link
http://www.hdmi.org/learningcenter/faq.aspx
Here is the quote from their website:
Q....
Forum: 3D Displays   01-31-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,450
Posted By pete4
IPS panel would have subpixel in the shape of...

IPS panel would have subpixel in the shape of chevron > , so it doesn't seem to be IPS panel. It's hard to say, but being Samsung this is probably S-PVA panel, unless they got the panel from 3rd...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,226
Posted By pete4
Try to read the first post again, the answers...

Try to read the first post again, the answers are all there.

Quote:Originally Posted by joseph10704 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21575100)
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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   01-30-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,418
Posted By pete4
If it's a working fireplace then heat, smoke and...

If it's a working fireplace then heat, smoke and mounting into bricks could be an issue.
Also if Tv is mounted too high it could be not very comfortable to watch.
what viewing angles? If it's IPS...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,155
Posted By pete4
Quote from Wiki : The HDMI specification defines...

Quote from Wiki : The HDMI specification defines the protocols, signals, electrical interfaces and mechanical requirements of the standard.[42] The maximum pixel clock rate for HDMI 1.0 was 165 MHz,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-30-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,697
Posted By pete4
Are LCD panels even fast enough to actually,...

Are LCD panels even fast enough to actually, truly support 240Hz refresh rate?
And since we have no sets that actually can accept even 120Hz input IMHO 240Hz is totally meaningless.
Forum: 3D Displays   01-29-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,880
Posted By pete4
I have some warning about burn in image in my LG...

I have some warning about burn in image in my LG 3D LCD TV manual as well. The problem is the manual covers something like 50 different models including plasmas.
As far as valid information goes: I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,155
Posted By pete4
Originally you said and I quote: "There is no tv...

Originally you said and I quote: "There is no tv that supports 120hz directly cause there is no 120hz source." and this is not true since
1: people hook up TV to computers
2: computers can be a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By pete4
As I said I've 24/60Hz option on the Blue ray...

As I said I've 24/60Hz option on the Blue ray player, I've not seen such option on TV. Real cinema on TV essentially switches between 48Hz and 60Hz/120Hz refresh rate displayed on LCD.
48Hz gets...
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