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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-10-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,688
Posted By taichi4
This fellow, from another thread, makes some...

This fellow, from another thread, makes some interesting points on that very subject:

04-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Otto Pylot (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/7455295-otto-pylot.html)
AVS...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 11,627
Posted By taichi4
One or More Subwoofers

Given the recent discussion about subwoofers, Sound and Vision had this piece:

http://www.soundandvision.com/content/whats-better-one-subwoofer-or-two
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By taichi4
Here is a link to a forum thread where people...

Here is a link to a forum thread where people apparently have the same problem as you.

http://www.highdefforum.com/rear-projection-tvs/108492-mitsubishi-wd-73727-flickering-color-displacement.html...
Forum: Soundbars   07-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,680
Posted By taichi4
The 54 inch 3.0 has one 3 inch driver for the...

The 54 inch 3.0 has one 3 inch driver for the left channel, one 3 inch for center, and one 3 inch for the right channel, as well as containing a bass module.

The 54 inch 5.1 has two 3 inch drivers...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By taichi4
4K will likely trump UHD, because it's...

4K will likely trump UHD, because it's "snappier."
But 4K better describes the cinema standards of 4096 x 2160, while UHD seems more accurate for the home consumer's experience of 3840 X 2160.
But...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By taichi4
I don't think it's too late. Standardization...

I don't think it's too late. Standardization will probably be driven (somewhat) initially by the new HDMI requirements.

And there is a reason for manufacturers to agree on standards, if only to...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By taichi4
More important than a minor concession to reality...

More important than a minor concession to reality on the ground, and marketing regarding the term that should be used, is that the organization is beginning to insist on standards. That's a good...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By taichi4
Here's an interesting article about where we're...

Here's an interesting article about where we're at with 4K.

http://www.whathifi.com/news/new-4k-guidelines-see-existing-ultra-hd-tvs-fall-short

I don't know if it applies at all to the Sony 65...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,688
Posted By taichi4
Although this thread is primarily about curved...

Although this thread is primarily about curved screens, we have also strayed into discussions about 4K.

Here is an article which supports the notion that we shouldn't rush or be stampeded into...
Forum: Soundbars   07-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By taichi4
It appears that the YSP 2500 is "UK tuned" for...

It appears that the YSP 2500 is "UK tuned" for the British taste in audio, making me think that this model may not make it to the US.
...
Forum: Soundbars   07-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By taichi4
The upper end Yamahas are great, but in most...

The upper end Yamahas are great, but in most rooms (other than ideal ones) will fall short of true 5.1 or 7.1. To create a soundbar that also projected upwards would be challenging.

The...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By taichi4
I haven't seen an OLED, but for technical...

I haven't seen an OLED, but for technical reasons, and reviews, know this will be my next purchase when large affordable 4K OLEDs hit the market.

Probably the higher detail on the OLED had...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-08-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
Dotted Lines

Here is an example of a fairly recent dotted line issue posted by a plasma owner. In his original post he described regular horizontal dotted lines, much like the Sony owner reported, and like the...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 11,627
Posted By taichi4
Electronic Control Unit.

Electronic Control Unit.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-08-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
I did a little research this morning and send a...

I did a little research this morning and send a PM to the original poster. I ran across numerous articles about CRT owners who have experienced exactly the same sort of thing... regularly space...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,688
Posted By taichi4
You must have not dropped in on the thread for...

You must have not dropped in on the thread for awhile, as that article has been posted (linked) twice.

UPDATE

It appears that the article you posted is a shortened rewrite of the article posted...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,688
Posted By taichi4
Do you mean 3D effect on normal 2D material, or...

Do you mean 3D effect on normal 2D material, or do you mean actual 3D?

How big of a screen are you pondering, and how big of a curved screen have you seen?

I'm a firm believer in "to each his...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,688
Posted By taichi4
Both the CNET and Pocket Lint articles point to...

Both the CNET and Pocket Lint articles point to an advantage with these curved screens, which is that, by and large, the shape can control reflections somewhat, even at these smaller screen sizes. ...
Forum: Soundbars   07-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By taichi4
You should check out the other thread which...

You should check out the other thread which focuses on the 54 inch 5.1 model. Some owners who were not satisfied with the 42 inch model greatly prefer the 54 inch.
Forum: Soundbars   07-07-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By taichi4
Owners of the new 54 inch 5.1 Vizio soundbar have...

Owners of the new 54 inch 5.1 Vizio soundbar have no complaints at all about narrowness in the front soundstage. They have remarked that the 54 inch has quite a larger sound across the front than the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
I downloaded the manual for this Sony set, and...

I downloaded the manual for this Sony set, and found a description (under troubleshooting) for dotted lines.

The two solutions mentioned were to:

Check the antenna... which we must interpret as...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
The Sony article does not mention spurious dots,...

The Sony article does not mention spurious dots, but rather a line.

The PC and gaming sites that have referenced it posted a picture almost identical to the poster's problems, except it was one...
Forum: Soundbars   07-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By taichi4
I didn't think the "no highs no lows" epithet...

I didn't think the "no highs no lows" epithet applied to Vizio. But it is interesting that Vizio chose to use solely 3 inch drivers in their 54 inch 5.1 model. It's my understanding that the 42 inch...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
I called Sony today, and tried to dredge up some...

I called Sony today, and tried to dredge up some answers from the ancient Library of Alexandria regarding your Sony CRT RPTV. It wasn't easy, and at times resembled a conversation that might take...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-07-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12,491
Views: 1,112,286
Posted By taichi4
Get the best warranty you can, as the plasma will...

Get the best warranty you can, as the plasma will be the last of its kind. Samsung is exiting plasma production,
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