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Forum: Xbox Area   11-25-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By michaeltscott
Exactly; those sales prices are only good on...

Exactly; those sales prices are only good on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday and they're only good for discs from the MS Store, not the DD versions. The only thing for $14.99 is Ghost, with 4...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 182,535
Posted By michaeltscott
Being the MHL stick which only works with rare...

Being the MHL stick which only works with rare MHL ports. I don't believe that the new HDMI stick outputs 24p.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2014, 01:15 PM
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Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
I have eight devices attached (this PC, TiVo...

I have eight devices attached (this PC, TiVo Roamio, Roku 3, WD TV Live, Panasonic BDP, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3) and I run everything into my AVR and from there into HDMI 5 in order to get the...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17,597
Views: 542,624
Posted By michaeltscott
COD: Ghosts is $14.99; 2 Lego games, Tomb Raider...

COD: Ghosts is $14.99; 2 Lego games, Tomb Raider and Sniper Elite are $19.99.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 182,535
Posted By michaeltscott
DMP-BDT220 does allow you to force 24p output for...

DMP-BDT220 does allow you to force 24p output for IVOD apps but you have to enter a menu and enable 24p output every time you run an app before you start playing a title; it stays enabled until you...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-25-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,495
Views: 386,189
Posted By michaeltscott
Hate soccer so I don't want it and wouldn't buy...

Hate soccer so I don't want it and wouldn't buy it on disc if I did, but FIFA would not seem to be listed in that Thanksgiving Day sale...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,495
Views: 386,189
Posted By michaeltscott
Nice find--$10 cheaper than the 4TB. I'm still...

Nice find--$10 cheaper than the 4TB. I'm still probably going to splurge on the 4TB Backup Plus Fast...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
What "System Check"? At the bottom of System...

What "System Check"? At the bottom of System Information there is a "Service Check" whose description says "View status information for the TV, current input and your network" but which doesn't do...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5,920
Views: 597,586
Posted By michaeltscott
Techlicious' 3 Best TVs Under $1000...

Techlicious' 3 Best TVs Under $1000...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 514,820
Posted By michaeltscott
In this case, yes it does. Netflix and YouTube...

In this case, yes it does. Netflix and YouTube have developed embedded players using web technology which allow them to make fairly major modifications to their UIs without involving OEM firmware...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 06:16 PM
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Views: 597,586
Posted By michaeltscott
60Hz panels can only display 60Hz; don't ask me...

60Hz panels can only display 60Hz; don't ask me why they can't change their refresh rates dynamically. It might be something which could be done but which would make the part much more expensive. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 06:06 PM
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Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
With truly massive amounts of audio lag; I've...

With truly massive amounts of audio lag; I've tested and I get 20 ms of audio lag on HDMI 5 with GLL on or off and 160 ms of audio lag with it going through S/PDIF. I'm not sure that it would work...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-23-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 514,820
Posted By michaeltscott
It's only relevant if that's the UI on the S390. ...

It's only relevant if that's the UI on the S390. That's become Amazon common UI. (It's on my TiVo Roamio, PS3, Panasonic DMP-BDT220 and this smart TV's app; the player on Xbox One and Xbox 360 look...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
It's still under MFR warranty, no? Call Vizio...

It's still under MFR warranty, no? Call Vizio and get them to replace it.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-23-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17,597
Views: 542,624
Posted By michaeltscott
I got an alert about a friend message on...

I got an alert about a friend message on SmartGlass and it wasn't even running. I had to run it and log in to see the message :rolleyes:.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
See...

See http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1689258-official-2014-vizio-p-series-owner-s-thread-77.html#post29243153 (aka post 7632 of this thread).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
If that's the white balance table which goes with...

If that's the white balance table which goes with the calibration numbers that you copied you would use the entire thing.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 304,837
Posted By michaeltscott
And you will read me using 2160 res a lot. But...

And you will read me using 2160 res a lot. But 3840 is 96% of 4000, just 160 pixels short, and it's reasonable to round up for the sake of brevity. The terms "4K TV" and "4K video" are ubiquitously...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-23-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
I had the P552ui-B2 for three weeks before...

I had the P552ui-B2 for three weeks before deciding to return it and get a P60. It was great but incorporates an IPS panel rather than the VA panel that all of the other models have. This gives it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
Cool. Which model WD portable HDD was that? ...

Cool. Which model WD portable HDD was that?

Amazon is listing their new Fire Stick HDMI streaming stick as not working on USB power. One of the reviewers plugged it into USB and it came up with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 143,945
Posted By michaeltscott
Hmmm. Costco is advertising the same price, but...

Hmmm. Costco is advertising the same price, but it's only valid through Christmas Eve; Sam's Club is not listing any such time limit.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
You mean that segment on the right being much...

You mean that segment on the right being much darker than the rest of the screen? I'm not sure if anyone has reported exactly that; problems with there being darker rectangular areas of the screen...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 09:19 PM
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Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
The HDD is plugged into wall power or being...

The HDD is plugged into wall power or being powered by the TV's USB port?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7,888
Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
The television's internal multimedia player can...

The television's internal multimedia player can play 2160p video encoded in H.265/HEVC, out of .MKV and .MP4 wrappers; it's 2160p encoded in H.264/AVC that's the problem. There's a buttload of that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2014, 08:54 PM
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Views: 478,194
Posted By michaeltscott
That's what I was saying. The USB Storage Device...

That's what I was saying. The USB Storage Device protocols are not different for flash drives and HDDs; if you look you can see that they use the same stack of drivers. If the software/firmware...
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