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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6,171
Views: 517,699
Posted By westa6969
Review this Aspect Ratio Site and you'll quickly...

Review this Aspect Ratio Site and you'll quickly understand how impossible it may be to not have some type of black bars or an altered viewing by stretching it. At least you we have the choice to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By westa6969
Best thing you could do is to simply go audition...

Best thing you could do is to simply go audition them for yourself.

The Sharp has a either a matte/semi matte panel versus ultra clear glossy Samsung as Sharp makes no glossy panels. A matte...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By westa6969
It seems your trying to steer a multi-billion...

It seems your trying to steer a multi-billion dollar global industry towards your individual needs and getting upset over something you have zero control over - the market is going to go where they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 348,399
Posted By westa6969
How come there's ZERO discussion of the Sharp...

How come there's ZERO discussion of the Sharp LC-70UD27 here?

Will it even show up in this thread? I've auditioned the Q's but to me they were just decent looking budget 1080P panels = affordable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 24,891
Posted By westa6969
Presence of Trade Pro's somehow we ignore PQ? I...

Presence of Trade Pro's somehow we ignore PQ? I can respect their expertise and no more so than Joe Kane and otçhers but attendance at a Trade Show doesn't mean anything other than a celebrity at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,441
Posted By westa6969
FACT is, this has NEVER been successful in terms...

FACT is, this has NEVER been successful in terms of suddenly making a manufacturer PROFITABLE. FACT is every single one has served as a Boutique Placeholder and temporary bragging rights but no one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,441
Posted By westa6969
Why wouldn't they be using Display Port 1.3? To...

Why wouldn't they be using Display Port 1.3? To New?

Just wish they'd gone larger (75") than 65" for that price. 85" can't fit here.

Is the panel itself - Matte, Semi-matte or Glossy?
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By westa6969
To me it makes absolutely no sense to spend $3500...

To me it makes absolutely no sense to spend $3500 and not have UHD 4K capability. Could understand it were your budget was $1500 but there is no way I'd spend those bucks and not build in UHD 4K.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 175,129
Posted By westa6969
The only LCD TV I've ever owned that had SDE was...

The only LCD TV I've ever owned that had SDE was over 12 freakin years ago in the early days of LCD, it was a POS RCA that only looked good was when it was off and resold it on EBay and bought a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 163,542
Posted By westa6969
It's widely accepted in the Tech Field that it's...

It's widely accepted in the Tech Field that it's never a good idea to exceed 75% of capacity with most type drive/media storage, whether it's Hard mechanical, or Solid State. Filling the storage...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,171
Views: 517,699
Posted By westa6969
Sorry, but I've reviewed all the current CEA UHD...

Sorry, but I've reviewed all the current CEA UHD 4K Standards and nowhere can I find 4:4:4 Chroma listed ANYWHERE. Won't you need a PC with an appropriate video card to even see a difference. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By westa6969
This poll, while I understand the intent of the...

This poll, while I understand the intent of the OP it's seriously flawed as -

PQ has nothing to do with Reliability/Longevity

Value is in the wallet of the buyers BUDGET and Value is not an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By westa6969
Problem be that no manufacturer I've ever seen...

Problem be that no manufacturer I've ever seen advertises this capability in their spec's and it's certainly not part of the CEA 4K UHD minimum standards.

Thus if it's so important to you then...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 132,634
Posted By westa6969
MIA! This final quarter has become a PITA with...

MIA! This final quarter has become a PITA with lots of promise with little result debuts . . .

Approaching CES 2015 and no

LG 65"/77" 4K OLED
Panasonic 65" AX900
Vizio Reference Series...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By westa6969
Not so much vertical as it is the left half color...

Not so much vertical as it is the left half color filtering is flawed.

You could fork over $300+ will no correction. I'd pay nothing if in fact the repair folks fail to ID the CAUSE otherwise...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   10-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By westa6969
Sharp LC-70UD27U $2,399.99 Pre-Order @ABT

Pre-Order Special price with instant Rebate $600

Now $2,399.99 thru 10/25/2014

(Apologize double post but original would not permit changing Title downwards $600 with new Instant Rebate)
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By westa6969
Never seen such a thing on my three Samsungs. ...

Never seen such a thing on my three Samsungs.

May want to swap out your HDMI Cables and try a different input to see if it replicates. Cables that are loose or have gone bad can cause artifacts...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By westa6969
OK, Politics aside. Bottom Line according to...

OK, Politics aside. Bottom Line according to their OWN stated Spec's this is nothing more than a 4K Upscaler panel and nothing more.

Those items I listed are in fact MINIMUM Spec's to be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By westa6969
Sometimes the excess weight is related to older...

Sometimes the excess weight is related to older LCD plants that are 8G or lower. China tried to get Sharp to build a 10G plant similar to the one they built a few years back in Japan and Sharp...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By westa6969
Save a little extra for a panel with a...

Save a little extra for a panel with a service/support backbone and in-house processing.

Typically, Panasonic, Sony, Sharp have those where often house/off brand don't and considered...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By westa6969
First of all being a 32" model there are zero...

First of all being a 32" model there are zero high end panels at that size today with extensive custom settings as there's so little profit, settings will be somewhat limiting. Isn't this a 5-6 year...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By westa6969
I live in a resort community and at our lagoon...

I live in a resort community and at our lagoon pool and bar area they installed three Vizio 80" panels. Don't present the greatest PQ especially in the FL sun but it would be foolish to place three...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By westa6969
Quad Core or higher has nothing to do with...

Quad Core or higher has nothing to do with bandwidth issues external to your inner network. Run a SpeedTest to try and see if bandwidth is high enough from your carrier. Your Carrier like Comcast...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By westa6969
Why do all Plasma's STINK in a Bright Room?;) ...

Why do all Plasma's STINK in a Bright Room?;)

Plasma only rules like a Vampire - a slave to the darkness.

Put a Kuro or any plasma in my sunny Florida viewing room and it's worthless!:D
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   10-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By westa6969
Sharp LC-70UD27U $2,997 @ABT

Pre-Order Special price with instant Rebate $600

Changed to $2,997.00

UPDATE: BTW - Not been able to find one to audition locally and so I questioned SharpUSA regarding panel surface and they...
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