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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2015, 05:06 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Are there places on Earth that have not switched...

Are there places on Earth that have not switched to digital broadcast?!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2015, 05:03 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Warranties are designed to be very profitable. ...

Warranties are designed to be very profitable.
Additionally, technology is rapidly developing.
Besides, defects will show up in the normal one year coverage.
Sharp sets are very reliable when you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-17-2015, 05:31 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Give it a try -- you can always re-set it to...

Give it a try -- you can always re-set it to factory settings if you don't like it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Agreed -- you need to boost the red enough to...

Agreed -- you need to boost the red enough to overcome it.
The UQ model uses an improved red phosphor and it leaves a slight
red tint to the white when set up properly (according to my settings)....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-08-2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The auto-dim feature seems to have a learning...

The auto-dim feature seems to have a learning curve -- after a few weeks,
the flicker goes away. It seems to be a feedback response that is damped.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By johnfull
The backlight strobe (Aquomotion) and the fame...

The backlight strobe (Aquomotion) and the fame interpolation (Film Mode)
work together for the most part, but can be controlled separately.
I've heard complaints about golf leaving ghost doubles of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By johnfull
I think I managed to get all the green out of the...

I think I managed to get all the green out of the picture before I switched to Dynamic. Let me know what you find and I can offer advice on tweaks, if they are needed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By johnfull
The User settings just below the Dynamic on the...

The User settings just below the Dynamic on the first page are
the latest. I found the green difficult, but not impossible to
remove. Dynamic is cleaner. Theater is too dull for my taste...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Page one of this thread -- the top entry is the...

Page one of this thread -- the top entry is the most up-to-date.
I settled on the Dynamic setting a long time ago.
Feel free to modify the motion controls to suit your taste.
Members of my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By johnfull
You are welcome, Vern. :)

You are welcome, Vern.
:)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Samba was asking for permissions and I refused. ...

Samba was asking for permissions and I refused.
Looking it up in Wikipedia, it looks like the mother of all privacy invaders.
No thanks! The update went flawlessly otherwise...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By johnfull
Try turning down the Contrast one step at a time...

Try turning down the Contrast one step at a time till it goes away.
It sounds like white clipping. The other thing to try is one setting
lower on the Color Temperature -- go with Medium instead of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By johnfull
The 960 is enhanced 4K. The UQ17U is enhanced...

The 960 is enhanced 4K. The UQ17U is enhanced HD.
Both use the Quattron system to expand definition...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2015, 06:25 AM
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Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
It's very sad that the folks at THX do not trust...

It's very sad that the folks at THX do not trust the technology of
the Light Sensor control of the backlight. It was heartbreaking
to discover that limitation and I found professional reviewers...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 07:53 AM
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Views: 102
Posted By johnfull
FALD is Full Array -- variable number of LEDs...

FALD is Full Array -- variable number of LEDs behind the screen.
Some FALD provide local dimming for different screen regions.
The more common backlight is edge-lit LED.
FALD can give halo...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2015, 02:06 AM
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Posted By johnfull
You are right! The OPC, or Light Sensor, works...

You are right! The OPC, or Light Sensor, works really well.
Try either the USER or the DYNAMIC setting here:
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
I think the frame interpolation (soap opera...

I think the frame interpolation (soap opera effect) may well be
built into these sets. It works in conjunction with the backlight scan to reduce blur and strobing. I have learned to appreciate the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
Has to do with apps and connectivity, I think. ...

Has to do with apps and connectivity, I think.
No changes that I have noticed in normal use.
It hung up at 67% for way too long, but eventually completed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
Try the USER mode on the first page, immediately...

Try the USER mode on the first page, immediately under Dyanamic. The Dynamic is unabashedly cool, with the blue LED driving the show, it will come across as strongest unless it is throttled back,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
The description referred to external device and...

The description referred to external device and streaming functionality. Someone mentioned that the warmup screen no longer comes on with maximum backlight on a dark screen, but mine seems to come...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2015, 09:01 AM
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Views: 418,563
Posted By johnfull
The download worked for my UQ17U model -- it...

The download worked for my UQ17U model -- it seemed to hang
at 67% for a long time, but that has been typical of past updates, too.
I don't see any changes in the picture quality over Dish...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 36,048
Posted By johnfull
Change the backlight control -- maybe turn it off...

Change the backlight control -- maybe turn it off or down.
I use the AquoMotion 240, but another setting might work for you.
Film Mode can cause artifacts on some sources as well.
Trial and error...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 02:11 AM
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Posted By johnfull
It's normal for the Q+ sets this year -- the set...

It's normal for the Q+ sets this year -- the set comes on with
full backlight power behind a blacked out LCD panel.
I'm not sure why they have to do this, but I have learned to just
look away...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,202
Posted By johnfull
Given the proper range of backlight wavelengths,...

Given the proper range of backlight wavelengths, the Quattron could widen the gamut
in the Cyan range. Quattron came along at the exact same time as the blue LED-yellow phosphor
replacement for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,202
Posted By johnfull
It's not Quattron, so far as I know. It's 120 Hz...

It's not Quattron, so far as I know. It's 120 Hz compared to the
Q+ 240 native refresh and the UQ17U has better brightness
and contrast. In a 70" size, the 4K would be lost on me. Maybe 85"....
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