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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-21-2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By boe
I believe Dolby Vision requires a brighter screen...

I believe Dolby Vision requires a brighter screen and a 12 bit panel. It isn't full HDR so it is only compatible-I've posted hdmi.org and other sources on this twice. I doubt dolby vision...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2015, 09:34 AM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
While that equation gets you very close, I think...

While that equation gets you very close, I think it is partially due to chance. If the a standard screen ratio is 16x9 then the equation might look something like this - 74.5^2 =...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By boe
That sucks on so many levels. Looking forward...

That sucks on so many levels. Looking forward to the new toy, waiting around for delivery, having to spend time doing what you could have done earlier. I sincerely hope they have one in stock...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By boe
I'm not an ee who designed the spec - all I can...

I'm not an ee who designed the spec - all I can do is repeat what I've read in a few places. Since one of them is hdmi.org, I tend to believe them. Here are some clips I found doing a search just...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 12:39 PM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
"The BDA says the format incorporates a...

"The BDA says the format incorporates a 3,840x2,160-pixel resolution, expanded color range support, high dynamic range (HDR...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 01:21 PM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
Good luck. I'd demand it in writing signed by...

Good luck. I'd demand it in writing signed by the store manager that it is guaranteed to have a full 18gbit throughput. (not that sales doublespeak of compatible or even supports)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-17-2015, 07:28 AM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
Return the Sonos, buy a nice surround sound...

Return the Sonos, buy a nice surround sound system. Everytime I watch a show that is only in stereo it seems muffled to me. It makes that much of a difference. If you are willing to get a very...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 09:09 AM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
That is really a shame about the motion - that is...

That is really a shame about the motion - that is one of the best features of my current Sony. Hopefully there will be a firmware fix. I expect you'll probably get some hate mail from fanboys but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2015, 08:16 PM
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Views: 121,485
Posted By boe
I'm sure it can play - just not in rich color...

I'm sure it can play - just not in rich color afforded by the new spec and without some additional bonuses depending on the source material.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 121,485
Posted By boe
They won't do HDR, not sure about the fps...

They won't do HDR, not sure about the fps limitations and they won't connect at HDMI 2.0a 18 speed.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2015, 10:29 AM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
I'm somewhat in the same boat. I have a 65" 4K...

I'm somewhat in the same boat. I have a 65" 4K and it is nice but too small. Should I get a 75" this year or wait to see if an 85" is affordable next year is my dilemma. And there is the chance...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 07:53 PM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
I don't want curved, I don't want a puny 65" and...

I don't want curved, I don't want a puny 65" and IMHO the upscaling on the LG sucks. Motion on it isn't anything to write home about either. That being said when Samsung and Sony get into OLED...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 11:25 AM
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Views: 121,485
Posted By boe
No regrets for me. I stream all of my movies...

No regrets for me. I stream all of my movies from my PC to my TV. I needed a new TV and got one with a great picture. Upscaled 1080p still looks better than 1080p IMHO. I'll move that 850a to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 11:22 AM
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Views: 1,487
Posted By boe
Why not - and then those people with the excess...

Why not - and then those people with the excess of money who could afford a $25,000 screen can upgrade to a flat model a year or two from now. Frankly if they are dishing out that kind of money,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 07:53 AM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
I have the FMP-X1 and I'm about to put it on ebay...

I have the FMP-X1 and I'm about to put it on ebay with $300 of unused credits for movies and I'm not bothering to buy the X10 so I'd suggest you skip it as well. It gives you 4K movies now but a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2015, 10:35 PM
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Posted By boe
I suppose. I won't bother with the x10 either. ...

I suppose. I won't bother with the x10 either. Sony's 4k media players aren't what I'm looking for. I got it to test 4K on my TV. The experiment is over. I've got the original box and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2015, 09:32 PM
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Posted By boe
Interesting. I guess I'll see if I can sell it...

Interesting. I guess I'll see if I can sell it as I've got $300 credit for downloads and a barely used FMP. Unfortunately that is a pretty niche market for resale.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 31,819
Posted By boe
I get lossless should sound the same but you'll...

I get lossless should sound the same but you'll often notice a DTS track of the "same" quality sounds cleaner than a dolby track whether they are old school or the new lossless DTS and Dolby...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 04:31 PM
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Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
Good to know. Thanks!

Good to know. Thanks!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 31,819
Posted By boe
Thanks - I have the same movies on BD and the...

Thanks - I have the same movies on BD and the DTS-MA for whatever reason sounds significantly better. It's a shame I can't convert them to something so I can get rid of the FMP.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 101,810
Posted By boe
I realize this is a strange question but do you...

I realize this is a strange question but do you think the FMP-X1 would work with the 940c? I have the 850a and THINK (I don't know) the TV controls the FMP.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 70,386
Posted By boe
I'd also got a new receiver as soon as Dennon...

I'd also got a new receiver as soon as Dennon starts selling HDMI 2.0a units (if they don't already).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By boe
You probably have already done this but if you...

You probably have already done this but if you haven't make sure both have the latest firmware. On the 850a it only works in 1 hdmi port as that is the only one that got the hdmi 2.0 update with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 31,819
Posted By boe
Taking the drive out and finding out the file...

Taking the drive out and finding out the file format. Is there another way you can get the files off the drive?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 121,485
Posted By boe
Anyone here get the FMP-X1 media player? I...

Anyone here get the FMP-X1 media player? I bought it for a couple hundred bucks only because I didn't check the specs before buying. The audio out on it is terrible. I was curious if I tore it...
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