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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2016, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Just popping in to say that I continue to be...

Just popping in to say that I continue to be thrilled and dazzled with my Vizio M75-C1! I'm very very pleased with the image quality and the value. My "final" price through Costco was $2399.99. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-30-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
The Vizio PLEX app was acting up last night. ...

The Vizio PLEX app was acting up last night. Could be PLEX's servers, but might be a Vizio issue.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Costco automatically doubles all TV warranties...

Costco automatically doubles all TV warranties regardless of how you pay. But I do not know if that would apply to a non member.

The Square Trade warranty to add an additional 3 years (5 years...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
A Costco membership is required to make a...

A Costco membership is required to make a purchase in Costco.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-21-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Mark Booth
As VBB pointed out, Costco does not record a...

As VBB pointed out, Costco does not record a serial number with the purchase. Just the Costco Item Number. All Vizio M75-C1 sets in the store have the same Costco item number.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Costco's price guarantee is only 14 days...

Costco's price guarantee is only 14 days (according to the clerk I dealt with today). But the RETURN policy for TVs is 90 days. I can return this TV at any time between the day I bought it (October...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12,054
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Posted By Mark Booth
Not necessary. Just buy a new one at the new...

Not necessary. Just buy a new one at the new lower price and then wheel it right over to the return desk and return it using the older receipt.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2015, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
It was a little bit of a hassle getting the...

It was a little bit of a hassle getting the additional $100 refund at Costco today for my M75-C1. I originally paid full price ($2899.99) on October 23 and got the $400 instant rebate refund on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-20-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Costco's price on the M70-C3 is now down to $1649...

Costco's price on the M70-C3 is now down to $1649 (after instant rebate) and the 75" M75-C1 is down another $100 at $2399 after $500 instant rebate (formerly $400 rebate).

I'll be getting another...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-16-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
That would certainly be my approach if I was...

That would certainly be my approach if I was unhappy with the set and unhappy that a firmware update could fix it, but the firmware update wasn't forthcoming.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-09-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
I haven't read back a few pages, but just in case...

I haven't read back a few pages, but just in case someone hasn't mentioned it.. Costco lowered its price on the Vizio M75-C1. It's now $2499.99 after a $400 manufacturer's rebate (so, you still pay...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-29-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12,054
Views: 652,921
Posted By Mark Booth
One thing is for certain with my new Vizio...

One thing is for certain with my new Vizio M-series set... The Vizio's Amazon Video app is significantly faster than the Amazon app in my Blu-ray player. It's a night and day difference.

One of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12,054
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Posted By Mark Booth
Quoting my own (original) message to add: ...

Quoting my own (original) message to add:

Problem solved!

It turns out the Color Tuner (Color Calibration) settings from CNET were causing an over saturation of certain colors/tones and/or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 09:33 PM
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Views: 652,921
Posted By Mark Booth
The outgoing TV was 70". The screen in the Booth...

The outgoing TV was 70". The screen in the Booth Bijou Garage Theater (front projection) is 120". So, it's not like I'm not used to large screens.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Might be film grain. But it sure does seem to be...

Might be film grain. But it sure does seem to be moving around a lot.

I tried the MFL disc on my iMac (27" display). Although I definitely see graininess in the areas of concern, it's not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
I'm betting the price will drop in the next 90...

I'm betting the price will drop in the next 90 days and I'll be able to get a refund. The 75" model has only been out about a month.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
It's the most recent version of My Fair Lady,...

It's the most recent version of My Fair Lady, which was released today (yes, I'm certain it's the correct one).

See my post above for the settings. Sharpness is set to 0. Backlight is at 39 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Both noise filters are off. I am using these...

Both noise filters are off. I am using these settings:

http://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vizio-m65-c1-2015-m-series-picture-settings/

I played with the settings a bit while watching the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12,054
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Posted By Mark Booth
I've got multiple LCD TVs around my home but the...

I've got multiple LCD TVs around my home but the Vizio M75-C1 is my first big LCD screen. I am watching the Blu-ray for 'My Fair Lady' and during the opening credits there are lots of stills of...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-27-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Mark Booth
FYI, Target stores are stocking this wonderfully...

FYI, Target stores are stocking this wonderfully restored new version of 'My Fair Lady' and on sale (unadvertised) at $24.99 (currently $11 cheaper than Amazon)! The first Target I went to (which...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12,054
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Posted By Mark Booth
The box is 71" wide x 40" tall x about 8-9"...

The box is 71" wide x 40" tall x about 8-9" thick. It is best to transport the box upright so I borrowed a friend with a pickup with 6' bed and secured the TV upright using rope.

I am sure one of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12,054
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Posted By Mark Booth
The 75" Vizio M-series is only available in some...

The 75" Vizio M-series is only available in some Costco locations. I live in San Diego County and the closest one to me that carries it is Mission Valley store. I was also told that the Morena...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-26-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
There is nothing "dull, bland, and washed out" in...

There is nothing "dull, bland, and washed out" in the image I'm viewing on my Vizio M75! Stunning is the appropriate adjective.

Mark
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-26-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
I picked up a Vizio M75-C1 at Costco on Friday. ...

I picked up a Vizio M75-C1 at Costco on Friday. It replaced my 10-year-old JVC 70" LCoS rear projection set which finally bit the dust (light engine failure). The Vizio's image is absolutely...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-21-2015, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Mark Booth
Thanks, Rob! Well, since my VA1012 is over...

Thanks, Rob!

Well, since my VA1012 is over 20 years old, I decided to hold off on spending money to replace parts (with the hope that it would fix it) and just go ahead and invest in a new...
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