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Forum: Community News & Polls   04-26-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,300
Posted By fierce_gt
i haven't seen UHD, so my vote may be a bit...

i haven't seen UHD, so my vote may be a bit misguided. that being said, there's only been one thing i've ever complained about with current HD sources, and that's poor motion.

pixels would be good...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-22-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By fierce_gt
the past few years has been a lot of "3 steps...

the past few years has been a lot of "3 steps forwards, 2 steps backwards" kind of 'progress'. in some cases I'd even say it's more like 2 steps forwards, 3 steps backwards, or 20 steps sideways...
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By fierce_gt
'black' is the darkest thing in the room... ...

'black' is the darkest thing in the room...


if the store is super bright, then the black on the TV's will look great. if the room is dark, and you have something closer to true black to compare...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
have to looked into how this is affected by...

have to looked into how this is affected by turning eco mode to low? i ask because when i had mine set that way, i noticed it only dimmed the screen if displaying low-mid APL content. made me wonder...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By fierce_gt
i honestly have NO PROBLEM with lcd's, but i...

i honestly have NO PROBLEM with lcd's, but i believe edgelit led backlighting is the WORST display ever made. the first, last, and only time i've seen a display that i considered was unwatchable, was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
EXACTLY! any time i care about image quality, i'm...

EXACTLY! any time i care about image quality, i'm going to have light control. if i don't have light control, then i don't care how it looks and i'll buy the cheapest display i can, whatever tech...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
ugh, i hadn't even considered that second part......

ugh, i hadn't even considered that second part... oh well, commercials are a thing of the past anyway, the only time i'll see commercials is if i'm watching sports.

don't get me wrong, i think the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
very subjective! i personally find watching in...

very subjective! i personally find watching in super bright conditions, shall i say 'silly' to be polite. this has nothing to do with what type of display, it's just a wrong feeling experience to me....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
personally, i don't want THAT much realism. i...

personally, i don't want THAT much realism. i don't want to wear sunglasses while watching tv. could you imagine watching a scene that cuts back and forth between a bright outside area and a dark...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
i actually think it's very easy, all you have to...

i actually think it's very easy, all you have to do is display the tv's in an environment that resembles what you see at home.

i have had 4 different LED tv's at home, all for less than 2 days...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By fierce_gt
can't help you at all with DCV or MPEG, but the...

can't help you at all with DCV or MPEG, but the black level works like this...

when sending the tv an RGB signal, you can choose between "Low" (16-235) or "Normal"(0-255). the key is to match the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By fierce_gt
if we assume the deal is trustworthy, i think...

if we assume the deal is trustworthy, i think getting a zt60 for under 2grand is a good option. i'm still not quite on board for oled yet, it just feels like it's in that stage where it's not a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,182
Posted By fierce_gt
^^ it's like wanting an amp that puts out 300w/ch...

^^ it's like wanting an amp that puts out 300w/ch instead of 200w/ch when all you really need is 100w/ch anyway... too easy to get caught up in the marketing of it

of course there are ppl who will...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By fierce_gt
FYI, increasing the 'brightness' actually raises...

FYI, increasing the 'brightness' actually raises the blacks. if you want a brighter image, you're better off increasing cell light or contrast, or even the gamma.


and thanks for the pics. that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By fierce_gt
yup, this is how my ridiculous cable company...

yup, this is how my ridiculous cable company sends channels. everything is 4:3 format, and widescreen stuff has the black bars as part of the 4:3 signal. so my tv will see a 4:3 input and either...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
I've done a 'full' calibration about 4 or 5...

I've done a 'full' calibration about 4 or 5 times. the first couple were 'learning experiences'. then I tried doing one from scratch because I felt I made too many changes and want to try the 'light...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
just about every time I sit down a do a full...

just about every time I sit down a do a full calibration, i'll have it 'freeze' on me. it usually takes 10-15mins of messing around in the menu before it happens, but sometimes sooner, sometimes...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
interesting

interesting
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
one that still only matches at best, most of the...

one that still only matches at best, most of the new panels in terms of mll and contrast.


it's funny, what I think I liked the most about doing the voltage adjustments was lowering the peak...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
i'll have to check and get back to you. but be...

i'll have to check and get back to you. but be warned, I've also played around with the voltages on the back of the panel, so who knows what's relevant anymore
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 603,032
Posted By fierce_gt
my gamma is set at 0, but it's been calibrated to...

my gamma is set at 0, but it's been calibrated to a BT1886 like curve with the 10pt controls
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,323
Posted By fierce_gt
usually, when i see some build threads i think...

usually, when i see some build threads i think 'yeah, i'm totally going to do that! should be easy', but after seeing that fiber optic spaghetti you had to deal with, even as 'simple' as doing one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 219
Posted By fierce_gt
pfft, buttkickers... ...

pfft, buttkickers...
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t31.0-8/737659_10152388464175032_2040330442_o.jpg

the compromises you have to make when your room is tiny... but yeah,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By fierce_gt
and no pics?? c'mon now, haha

and no pics?? c'mon now, haha
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13,074
Views: 740,878
Posted By fierce_gt
honestly i had to look close after reading your...

honestly i had to look close after reading your description to notice it wasn't centered. i mean, it kind of is centered, it's the lights that don't fit with everything else actually. i think if you...
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