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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By fierce_gt
I agree, kinda strange to bash a company for...

I agree, kinda strange to bash a company for being responsible and aware of both their product and the market.


if your product isn't ready to be successful, it should be postponed. ppl would...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12,373
Views: 658,624
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah in pc mode the input lag is pretty average...

yeah in pc mode the input lag is pretty average with what's out there. in game mode it's slightly worse, and without either of those enabled is pretty terrible, haha.


it is very much a jack of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By fierce_gt
there's still a hole in the market imo....

there's still a hole in the market imo. especially if jvc doesn't release a replacement for the x35 soon.


Epson could fill a need for a $2k lcos projector, or for a lcos projector with more...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12,373
Views: 658,624
Posted By fierce_gt
it hasn't changed for as long as I've been...

it hasn't changed for as long as I've been checking. it's still seems to be around 40ms
Forum: Display Calibration   08-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
my issue is that as far as contrast and...

my issue is that as far as contrast and brightness goes, I HAD to change those settings. at default, I could set the brightness on my f8500 to 100 and 17, 18, 19 were never distinguishable from...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
it's always a factor. I want to make sure it's...

it's always a factor. I want to make sure it's worth whatever investment I put in. if I can get 95% as good of results for 1/4th the price, I consider that a good option. but if I 'need' to spend...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
well I just placed my order for the i1d3. so next...

well I just placed my order for the i1d3. so next time we butt heads about the f8500's black levels, i'll have something to either back up my views, or confirm yours :D


but seriously, thanks for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By fierce_gt
but I would still agree that the pentile screen...

but I would still agree that the pentile screen is LESS of an issue than the 'blacks' offered by the lg's. unless you're comfortable doing the tweaks to get good black levels from the lg plasmas, you...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,016
Posted By fierce_gt
the thing with 'smart' features and speakers...

the thing with 'smart' features and speakers isn't that they aren't useful, but that they aren't necessary to come with the tv. soundbars and smart devices are easy to find, and you can buy the...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks. seems like the logical route for me would...

thanks. seems like the logical route for me would be to start off with the i1d3, which is the cheapest 'piece of the puzzle' and should be reasonably accurate for awhile. then I can add a spectro...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
remember I live in the land of Canada though....

remember I live in the land of Canada though. most ppl selling on ebay won't ship here, and those who do won't sell for cheap :(


is there a big advantage to buying the spectro new? by the sounds...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By fierce_gt
edit: I had my well written, rant filled,...

edit: I had my well written, rant filled, rebuttle all typed up, but I'm not going to bother, we haven't even answered the poor OP's questions yet, and I don't want to destroy this thread. sorry

...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By fierce_gt
bright room: very much worth looking at....

bright room:


very much worth looking at. it's got one of the best filters on the market, and I honestly believe if the f8500 can't handle the light in your room, you need to fix the light in...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
is that used prices? cause what I was seeing was...

is that used prices? cause what I was seeing was the i1display pro(which I'm guessing is actually i1d3):...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-26-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By fierce_gt
interesting, I've only ever seen one review of...

interesting, I've only ever seen one review of the h5000(probably same one you got the MLL from, as it's the same) and never anything from one of the calibrators on the board.


I went through the...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,628
Posted By fierce_gt
this thread is a bit overwhelming... haha. ...

this thread is a bit overwhelming... haha.


let's say you have about 300bux to spend(flexible, but not going to stretch into the 1000bux range), you live in Canada(I'm not sure if availability...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-25-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By fierce_gt
you don't own one do you? this is OLD news, and...

you don't own one do you? this is OLD news, and was pretty insignificant at the time, hence why nobody made a big deal about it on the forums. no need to overstate it months after the fact.

...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-25-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,292
Views: 362,090
Posted By fierce_gt
I stated it this way(to myself) when I compared...

I stated it this way(to myself) when I compared the two
the f8500 is better than the f8000 at some things
the f8000 is as good as the f8500 at the rest
in no situation, was the f8000 better than...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
yes, with a mature tech, there's no guarantee...

yes, with a mature tech, there's no guarantee next year will bring a better product. but with an emerging tech, you can be pretty certain each year will bring leaps in quality.


although, I...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
the problem is those large lcd's for 6grand and...

the problem is those large lcd's for 6grand and up aren't 'inexpensive' either. this is an odd comparison to make really.


perhaps we should be saying a 77" oled for 10grand is less outrageously...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
well, the price dropped on the exact same...

well, the price dropped on the exact same model... so I'm pretty sure the PQ remained the same even though we got the cheaper price. I still say, because oled is a young technology, there's no place...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
mature technology(plasma/lcd) is often dictated...

mature technology(plasma/lcd) is often dictated my market pressures. quite frankly, the market 'crashed' and ppl didn't want to spend enough money on displays to support further developments. it's...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
it's all in how you read between the lines. ...

it's all in how you read between the lines.


the way I heard that comment, was that oled is already SO CLOSE to beating kuros, and ALREADY does in terms of blacks and contrast. oled is...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
ditch speaker altogether and knock as little as...

ditch speaker altogether and knock as little as 50bux off the price and I'd be a happy man.


seriously though, I think it's about time we decide that at MINIMUM, any tv over 1000bux will need a...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,819
Posted By fierce_gt
you must have like a $100, 000 bed then :p ...

you must have like a $100, 000 bed then :p


I get the argument, and that's why I have a 'high end' tv, but not a 'luxury' car. but it's not a straight apples to apples comparison. a 20k car (if...
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