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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2016, 10:41 AM
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Posted By saprano
I have a 151. Pioneer still has kuros for...

I have a 151.

Pioneer still has kuros for warranty. That's how rcapprotti is able to keep getting new ones. I'm curious once warranties are up, which should be by now, what are they going to do...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2016, 08:09 AM
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Posted By saprano
Urga, where are you? :(

Urga, where are you? :(
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2016, 08:04 AM
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Posted By saprano
I guess i have to be more blunt..... If i...

I guess i have to be more blunt.....

If i had a choice in spending $1K to $2K on a new in a box kuro, or one very low hours like posted here........I would buy it instead of a new TV.

I'm...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2016, 09:02 AM
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Posted By saprano
I didn't mean $2000 was a good deal. I don't...

I didn't mean $2000 was a good deal. I don't think i would pay that much. You can find ones that are cheaper. But at that low hours and calibrated i don't know.

If mine ever has any problems i...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2016, 07:03 AM
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Posted By saprano
Sounds like you know him personally? 147 hours...

Sounds like you know him personally? 147 hours is basically new but you need to confirm that yourself.


People keep bringing up OLED but what if one doesn't want to buy an OLED. Even if they...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2016, 08:04 AM
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Posted By saprano
Service menu. You need either a service remote or...

Service menu. You need either a service remote or use control cal software which requires extra hardware. You could ask and see if he knows the hours. Have you seen the kuro?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2016, 04:37 AM
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Posted By saprano
You need to check how many hours are on it and if...

You need to check how many hours are on it and if it has the red tint. Usually kuros are sold because of that.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-20-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Besides being self emissive, OLED and plasmas are...

Besides being self emissive, OLED and plasmas are two different technologies. You're not going to get it to look like one by calibration. We'll see what other companies can do with OLED without...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-17-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Yes of course black levels are important and made...

Yes of course black levels are important and made the kuro stand out over other TV's. But it wasn't the only thing. I think it undermines the kuro to say it was only black levels that made it a...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-17-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
I don't get your thinking. Whether overall or not...

I don't get your thinking. Whether overall or not there's nothing surprising about that. You can't expect everybody to like the same things you like from a TV. We all have different taste and needs....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-16-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Not believing other individuals can like certain...

Not believing other individuals can like certain characteristics about the kuro over OLED is straight up ignorance. There's really nothing else to say about that.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-16-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Yeah I've read impressions that said the Samsung...

Yeah I've read impressions that said the Samsung OLED looks more like a plasma. Could be it's true RGB structure.

I too think LG OLED resembles LCD. People get bothered by that but it's not to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-16-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Noise and dither does not make a display look...

Noise and dither does not make a display look organic or like film. It makes it look......Noisy. Haha. Which i don't see on the kuro unless literally 2 feet from it. Even then it's nothing dramatic...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-16-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
Plasmas underlying tech gives it an organic feel...

Plasmas underlying tech gives it an organic feel and look. Combine that with kuro tech and you get a pleasing image. One of the major reasons why i love the look over LCD and, as of now, OLED.

...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
I'm familiar with all the pure cinema modes. Only...

I'm familiar with all the pure cinema modes. Only Standard and Advanced gives you that subtle SOE look. But nothing like LCD's. Smooth, like i said, is 60hz with frame interpolation on camera pans. ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By saprano
I paid 5K for my 151. If i truly felt OLED was...

I paid 5K for my 151. If i truly felt OLED was worth it to spend that kind of money again i would have it. Maybe if i didn't have a kuro.

Nobody is bashing OLED. You guys really need to stop...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
You see this is what i'm talking about. :) ...

You see this is what i'm talking about. :)

What problem exactly is it for us that still prefer the kuro? Seems the only hard time people are having is not understanding this.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2016, 09:26 AM
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Posted By saprano
To that person that wanted more vibrant whites....

To that person that wanted more vibrant whites. Change the color temperature to mid. There's your LCD whites. You'll get more light output too.

(sorry, i forget your name. You helped me with...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,065
Posted By saprano
These kinds of threads pop up all the time. OLED...

These kinds of threads pop up all the time. OLED is widely available for kuro owners to demo and make a decision. It just seems like everyone is trying too hard to convince us.

"to help...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By saprano
Yes i'm serious. Calm down with your tone.

Yes i'm serious. Calm down with your tone.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-15-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By saprano
No support group needed. I don't know why there's...

No support group needed. I don't know why there's this obsession with forcing kuro owners to upgrade. Maybe some are content with what they have? Especially if it's a 60" elite that's working as it...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-12-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,135
Posted By saprano
Just used the PS3 app and noticed it has the...

Just used the PS3 app and noticed it has the watchlist now. Finally i can remove shows from my list. It was so annoying just looking at a few seconds of something and have it added to your list and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 04:37 PM
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Posted By saprano
My 151 runs at average temperature. It's summer...

My 151 runs at average temperature. It's summer now so it can get a bit warmer, but nothing unusual or to worry about.

Heat is not the reason why i want to turn them on. I want to because i've...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 12:11 PM
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Views: 1,701,465
Posted By saprano
Fair enough. Yes i remember people like...

Fair enough.

Yes i remember people like pgice figuring out it was voltages he was changing.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 10:04 AM
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Posted By saprano
Is there any way to turn on the fans in the...

Is there any way to turn on the fans in the service menu? Or is fan use only available on the european models?
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