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Forum: Latest Industry News   07-31-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm not going to be able to give any display a...

i'm not going to be able to give any display a fair shot unless i bring it home. the led's i've brought home looked good/great in the store, but were nearly unwatchable at home.

i'll cross the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12,549
Views: 636,455
Posted By fierce_gt
before jumping to conclusions, have you...

before jumping to conclusions, have you calibrated your set? somebody having brightness set at 46 will be correct, for another person it'll be too high, or too low. some of it will depend on your...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
if you are comparing several changes at once, or...

if you are comparing several changes at once, or one standard to another, that's fine, but then the comparison should include those changes as well.

perhaps this is my misunderstanding of what...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
haha, this is clever. instead of making displays...

haha, this is clever. instead of making displays that cater to good picture quality, make video standards that cater to the displays being made...

since we can't figure out how to make led's have...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
24fps is a film restriction. film is expensive...

24fps is a film restriction. film is expensive and 48fps is literally twice the cost of 24fps. since we are no longer using film(for the most part), why is it still an issue? i know we don't have...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah, i'm not interested in getting a brighter...

yeah, i'm not interested in getting a brighter image, but i'll be happy to get one with more 'steps' between black and white
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12,549
Views: 636,455
Posted By fierce_gt
i've watched that show before, on the f8500 and...

i've watched that show before, on the f8500 and did not notice anything, but it's a 720p downloaded version. not that i would expect to see anything on the f8500 anyway. i'm pretty sure the green is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12,549
Views: 636,455
Posted By fierce_gt
if this is the only time you're noticing it, then...

if this is the only time you're noticing it, then it's what we've been describing as 'floating' or 'fluctuating' blacks. when the APL of the scene increases, so does the black level. when the content...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
i totally agree with your post. that's actually...

i totally agree with your post. that's actually been an argument i've used against HDR in the past. my tv is already capable of 'shocking' my retinas, i don't need a bigger jump in brightness.

but...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-29-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
is it not possible to get P3 color and 10bit...

is it not possible to get P3 color and 10bit without HDR?
i would agree with you if that's the case, but if it's possible to get everything without having to wear sunglasses while watching tv, i'd...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-29-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,963
Posted By fierce_gt
the idea of using CRT as the reference is...

the idea of using CRT as the reference is something that always bothered and confused me. much like i don't agree with the idea of a home theater being about making your home like a theater.
imo,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12,549
Views: 636,455
Posted By fierce_gt
i've never noticed that... when running...

i've never noticed that...

when running calibrations, i've noticed an increase from about .009 to .011 cd/m^2. i'm impressed you can detect that, not to mention bothered by it.

i have noticed...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-27-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,622
Posted By fierce_gt
i find it pretty unlikely anybody in this day and...

i find it pretty unlikely anybody in this day and age couldn't say the opposite as well. i can very easily burn a cd for about 40cents that will play on any cd player, and put ONLY the songs i like...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,622
Posted By fierce_gt
i generally only listen to music in the car, or...

i generally only listen to music in the car, or through headphones while i'm trying to ignore what's going on around me. NEVER critical listening. i tried, when i was younger, as that was what a good...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-26-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,632
Posted By fierce_gt
^^curious as well. i mean i like what i have at...

^^curious as well. i mean i like what i have at home, and i hate what they have at the local cinema. being better than the local cinema doesn't mean anything to me. being as good or better than what...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,632
Posted By fierce_gt
A: you guys are really hard on Adam Sandler....

A: you guys are really hard on Adam Sandler. while i won't go into this movie with high hopes, i'll be shocked if i don't enjoy it. the premise was fun when futurama did it, i'm sure i'll be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,579
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah maybe. i have misfires on mine, but they are...

yeah maybe. i have misfires on mine, but they are either less perceptible than the normal dithering, or only occur under extremely rare situations. if i have like a 98% solid back screen, and the 2%...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By fierce_gt
if you want/need a new tv now, yes, get it. you...

if you want/need a new tv now, yes, get it. you won't find better for the same or less.

if this is an impulse buy based on the dismal future and what appears to be a good price, i guess then it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,579
Posted By fierce_gt
i don't claim to know how these panels work, but...

i don't claim to know how these panels work, but it would only make sense to me if they could do what we did with the voltage 'pots' digitally. like if those controls were set through the service...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,579
Posted By fierce_gt
no change. it actually went up from .009cd/m^2 to...

no change. it actually went up from .009cd/m^2 to .010, but that's normal of my display and sensor. it tends to increase from around .008 to .011 as i run the patterns.

not sure if it matters,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By fierce_gt
i've got a sony(str-db930) from over a decade ago...

i've got a sony(str-db930) from over a decade ago in my bedroom, and a pioneer(1018) in the main theater that's going on 5yrs.

both of them are in excellent working order, aside from the light on...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By fierce_gt
i think if money were no object i would do...

i think if money were no object i would do something like the following attached examples(found on houzz). as much as i like the idea of a dedicated theater room, i actually see it as a compromise....
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By fierce_gt
that's what i have right now. i don't have the...

that's what i have right now. i don't have the space or the budget to have both a 'theater' and another place to play games, watch tv, etc casually. but what i want to do in the new home, is instead...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By fierce_gt
good post! absolutely NOTHING wrong with...

good post!

absolutely NOTHING wrong with doing a media room. it's more important that it matches your needs and in most cases a well done media room will be a lot better than a half-assed 'theater'
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-20-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,227
Posted By fierce_gt
it's not a 'theater' without projection imo. ...

it's not a 'theater' without projection imo.

tv's are for media rooms.

the one thing i'd add to this list(which is great btw) is consideration of the room size. how big do you really need/want?...
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