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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By RandyWalters
Haier and a few other companies made a 7" and 10"...

Haier and a few other companies made a 7" and 10" 16.9 TV with an AV input that could serve as a monitor.

Here's a related thread that may help:
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By RandyWalters
Technically there is no such thing as an "LED...

Technically there is no such thing as an "LED TV", it's just a misleading marketing term to describe an LCD TV that is lit by LEDs instead of a CFL lamp.

Use the LCD TV forum here:
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By RandyWalters
A few years ago i discovered Glarestopper and...

A few years ago i discovered Glarestopper and tried it on my glossy laptop computer and got such good results i got another one for my small glossy LCD TV. I love this product! It doesn't seem...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 301,461
Posted By RandyWalters
In the Plasma TV world the 3D models were the...

In the Plasma TV world the 3D models were the higher-end models and they had higher-performing panels and processing etc which also benefited non-3D picture quality.

I'm not up on the LCD panel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By RandyWalters
Regardless, i'd return it ASAP so you don't...

Regardless, i'd return it ASAP so you don't completely lose all the money you paid for it. If you keep it and start dealing with Samsung's warranty department, they may decide that you somehow...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By RandyWalters
That TV is defective. I would just have it...

That TV is defective. I would just have it exchanged straight up, dunno why they would charge you more for a replacement.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By RandyWalters
My take on it is that sometime more than a dozen...

My take on it is that sometime more than a dozen years ago the world adopted the 1.78:1 aspect ratio as the new standard for HD and PAL television broadcasting and the new TV screen format. I don't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By RandyWalters
"Best image quality" isn't so cut-and-dry. There...

"Best image quality" isn't so cut-and-dry. There are so many possibilities on the market, but the top choices PQ wise would probably be one of the UHD (so-called "4K") models from Sony and Samsung....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By RandyWalters
Yeah i don't like how that adapter box thingy...

Yeah i don't like how that adapter box thingy only utilizes two mounting screws, but the TV is pretty light and Sony must think it's strong enough for wall mounting, but i'd be concerned with an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By RandyWalters
I googled 42W653A VESA Wall Mount and this Sony...

I googled 42W653A VESA Wall Mount and this Sony VESA Adapter immediately pops up - it enables you to use a standard VESA wall mount:

42W65xA

VESA adapter (Accessory, not supplied with the TV)...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 301,461
Posted By RandyWalters
You named the only two differences between those...

You named the only two differences between those two models (bezel color and 3D). Everything else is the same.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,551
Posted By RandyWalters
Got links? I read those sites and lots of...

Got links?

I read those sites and lots of websites for months before buying my 55W800B and i can't remember ever seeing any reference to the 55 incher being wall mountable with the table...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,551
Posted By RandyWalters
Unlike the 50" version that this thread is about,...

Unlike the 50" version that this thread is about, i'm pretty sure the 55" version does not utilize the table stand as a wall bracket.

Have you checked the big W600B/W800B/W850B thread for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 74,930
Posted By RandyWalters
Actually it's the same as our W800B (50" and 55"...

Actually it's the same as our W800B (50" and 55" with AUO VA panels). The W850B series is 60" (and 70") and seems to have a lot more screen complaints than the W800B series does (Samsung VA...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By RandyWalters
Headphone jacks have been disappearing from TVs...

Headphone jacks have been disappearing from TVs for several years now and only a handful of current models have one.


The Optical Output typically outputs a fixed line-level signal with no way...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 581
Posted By RandyWalters
Unless you have a specific reason for needing a ...

Unless you have a specific reason for needing a so-called "4K" TV, and are willing to pay a lot more for one, then no you're not crazy at all.

The vast majority of TV watchers have no use for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 301,461
Posted By RandyWalters
The thread size is M6, and i had to use the 20mm...

The thread size is M6, and i had to use the 20mm length with my Peerless PLA50 wall mount. 16mm was too short.

Since the lower screw holes are almost at the bottom of the TV (several inches...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By RandyWalters
Wow, there are 64 TVs on that list ! There's...

Wow, there are 64 TVs on that list !

There's no way for anyone to recommend a TV to someone when you din't tell us anything about your needs or wants or requirements or content or sources or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm virtually positive that the 65W850C is...

I'm virtually positive that the 65W850C is Edge-Lit and not Direct-Lit, and that their webpage is simply wrong (not unheard of from Sony and Panasonic). Direct-Lit LED TVs are typically low end...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By RandyWalters
Doesn't Samsung have them on their own website? ...

Doesn't Samsung have them on their own website?

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By RandyWalters
That model number is a European model, and they...

That model number is a European model, and they have very different picture settings menus than the North American models discussed here so we won't be of much help. I will say that the Dynamic...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By RandyWalters
The W950B has an IPS panel and it has...

The W950B has an IPS panel and it has considerably worse black levels and contrast ratio than other Sony models.

It also got the lowest score for dark room viewing.

I'd pick something else...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By RandyWalters
Take a look at the Sony W800B series (or the...

Take a look at the Sony W800B series (or the non-3D version W700B at Best Buy). They're discontinued and clearance prices are the lowest i've seen. My W800B looks very natural, no SOE.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 301,461
Posted By RandyWalters
I've been watching TV in the dark for many many...

I've been watching TV in the dark for many many years, even before getting my first Plasma back in 2005. And i have always ran my TVs very bright. My W800B is a teensy bit brighter than my ST60. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By RandyWalters
Commonly listed con by whom? Reviewers? Owners?...

Commonly listed con by whom? Reviewers? Owners? Non-Owners? Sony haters?

And why is it listed as a con when the vast majority of edge-lit LCD TVs also do not have this feature in the first...
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