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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By fierce_gt
i wondered about that too. but they definitely...

i wondered about that too. but they definitely were talking about one run for the tv, one for the media box, one for... and were using wall plates with multiple keystone jacks.

to me, it makes...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By fierce_gt
home networking advice needed

i will be buying a new build home shortly, and being the person i am i'm already trying to plan on where the home theater will go, where i need to run wires, and how i'm going to set up my home...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-04-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,628
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm a fan of that site for sure. i wish more...

i'm a fan of that site for sure. i wish more reviewers would give you the options to compare models directly.

i've used it in the past, comparing potential purchases to tv's i already own. if i'm...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-03-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,628
Posted By fierce_gt
hdr is it's own thing, i get that. but hdr is...

hdr is it's own thing, i get that. but hdr is about selling tv's, currently that's lcd. don't kid yourself, everything is about selling tv's. IF increasing pq sells tv's that's just a happy accident...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-03-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,628
Posted By fierce_gt
i'm still not interested in extra brightness, but...

i'm still not interested in extra brightness, but i will be happy when HFR, and higher bit depth hit good quality displays. i won't say no to 4k resolutions and WCG's either, but i think i can...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-03-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,447
Posted By fierce_gt
sharp lost my business when they tried to...

sharp lost my business when they tried to convince me yellow pixels were necessary...

but regardless of that, i don't feel great about companies buying brand names. it's one thing to buy...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-31-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 636,927
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 636,927
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: 636,927
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 108
Views: 2,628
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: 636,927
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: 164
Views: 2,820
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: 164
Views: 2,820
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: 49
Views: 1,711
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: 49
Views: 1,711
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: 4,170
Views: 378,026
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: 4,170
Views: 378,026
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...
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