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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2017, 05:54 AM
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Posted By westa6969
Can FRC be used on an 8 bit panel to = Billions...

Can FRC be used on an 8 bit panel to = Billions of Colors? I don't think it's possible is it?

Unless manufacturers belong to the VW Club of Liars I'd like to know how an 8 bit panel can ever reach...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 409,184
Posted By westa6969
There's a difference between the Panel Native Bit...

There's a difference between the Panel Native Bit Rate versus Bit Rate Processing.

Here's an excellent article that is pretty well up to date in defining differences and impact.:)
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-26-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,030
Views: 468,373
Posted By westa6969
Personally, having viewed both seasons of High...

Personally, having viewed both seasons of High Castle on a 75" 4K Samsung 99% of the time you'd never believe your viewing 4K as it's purposely dark, dirty, and worn as if a time lock occurred post...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,275
Posted By westa6969
Isn''t this the third CES enthused with UHD and I...

Isn''t this the third CES enthused with UHD and I love UHD on my TV but where the hell are the UHD Channels? Now, we have SUPER UHD and yet we have this damn Black HOLE where next to nothing seems to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,126
Posted By westa6969
Bravo to SyFy for this jewel. Just happened...

Bravo to SyFy for this jewel. Just happened across it Monday and the rewatched the encore and episode 2 and can't wait for the finale tonight. Still a mystery as to what's ahead which is good but...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-19-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 25,426
Posted By westa6969
My primary Beef is not with a player as much as...

My primary Beef is not with a player as much as it is the LACK of UHD Broadcasting about 3 years after UHD TV's NONE exist in N. America despite the UHD Alliance and I have over 500 channels via...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-16-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By westa6969
OK . . . Are we forgetting what does to ALL Dead Flesh?

As we are in Season 6 and I'm a huge fan of the show but by now NATURE would have started correcting the balance as it does IMMEDIATELY when anything dies on the planet.

It all automatically...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By westa6969
Had similar event with our 40Z4100 after 6-7...

Had similar event with our 40Z4100 after 6-7 years and have seen numerous reports similar after 6 yrs and I believe it likely was a power supply/controller board failure and as a former...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,363
Posted By westa6969
Two years in the making and Much Ado About...

Two years in the making and Much Ado About Nothing!

$6K - $130K with next to Zero UHD/HDR Content?

I love UHD 4K and HDR properly implemented is exciting but I've got to say this excitement...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-22-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 42,821
Posted By westa6969
Unbelievable, how bad this show is compared to...

Unbelievable, how bad this show is compared to the original - it's right on par with The ZOO BS from file cabinet CBS productions.

As a Veteran I find it insulting the way they are depicting the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By westa6969
I don't think many understand the Brightness...

I don't think many understand the Brightness equation to arrive at HDR as I repeatedly see it referenced as the Menu Display numerics as Brightness when in fact max Bright setting to high blows out...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-15-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21,669
Views: 994,043
Posted By westa6969
I've had my 75HU8500 w/Box for about two months...

I've had my 75HU8500 w/Box for about two months now and offering up feedback and questions if it's just my system or anyone else tolerating some of the negative crap with this TV and it's not so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By westa6969
Fact is, Sharp has discovered the hard way that...

Fact is, Sharp has discovered the hard way that they over extended themselves when they built their 10G Saiki 5 billion $ Solar Panel/LCD plant in the midst of a global slowdown and then unexpected...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,721
Posted By westa6969
There are Armories on-site just as there is on...

There are Armories on-site just as there is on any Military Base where soldiers outside of combat may not carry but they ALL have an Armory where they are stored for use as needed. Completed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,721
Posted By westa6969
What a stinker of a show. If the show runs...

What a stinker of a show.

If the show runs 48 minutes there must be only two minutes of real action. Dialogue runs endlessly even after CGI fake as hell bat attack and plane crash into a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,721
Posted By westa6969
AGREED! I hate the prostitution of these...

AGREED!

I hate the prostitution of these Novels that seems to have to run endlessly and take FOREVER to get to an eventual crisis - must we sit through 10-12 episodes of house cats in tree's to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-09-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By westa6969
I've had Audio Dropouts regularly with both my...

I've had Audio Dropouts regularly with both my 65F8000 and now my 75HU8550 and as a Diagnostic PC and Network Troubleshooter for years the only common elements shared are the HDMI ARC Connection and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21,999
Views: 1,535,213
Posted By westa6969
I would take away the likelihood that OTA...

I would take away the likelihood that OTA certainly is not a reason to upgrade to the SEK-3500 as technically it only makes sense if that's one's primary viewing methodology.

I thought I saw...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-04-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By westa6969
Bought the 2014 UN75HU8550 and added the new...

Bought the 2014 UN75HU8550 and added the new SEK-3500 OCB for a total of $4200 and the 2015 OCB really made a huge difference saving about $5K over what it was last year and the 78JS9500.

The OCB...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 645
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Posted By westa6969
After viewing all of last season and without...

After viewing all of last season and without repeat viewing before last night I was LOST as to what was going on as it made no sense unless your new to the series and never followed it.

Even...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 141,166
Posted By westa6969
According to Amazon: "Date First Available -...

According to Amazon:

"Date First Available - August 3, 2014"

According to AVS/CES:

R Series was 2 two years in development 18 months ago and remains TBA, longer than a tour in Army.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 74,425
Posted By westa6969
My viewing of the LG at BB Mag Rm surprisingly...

My viewing of the LG at BB Mag Rm surprisingly demo'd CRUSHED BLACKS, Motion/Blurring of colors.



What seems to be getting ignored is the FACT there is a dramatic PRICE Premium for the LG vs....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21,669
Views: 994,043
Posted By westa6969
Been off line enjoying the new 75HU8550 w/OCB and...

Been off line enjoying the new 75HU8550 w/OCB and have zero regrets but I'm going to posts a few annoyances that have nothing to do with PQ by chance Samsung US or S.K. are following feedback here:
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-27-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 74,425
Posted By westa6969
Also found this report more than a little...

Also found this report more than a little misleading as testing for DIMMING ZONES in the UK reported as follows:

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/ue65js9500-201502234012.htm

"Whilst Samsung told...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21,999
Views: 1,535,213
Posted By westa6969
Buy a SEK-3500 to turn this into a Kick Ass WoW Factor GEM!

May I share my experience after 48 hours ownership of the 75HU8550 - upgrading from a 65F8000.

First 24 hours - No matter how much time I spent calibrating settings it looked identical to my...
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