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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
Ok, well that's different than what you said...

Ok, well that's different than what you said about THX Loudness being part of DTS. Either that or I miss understood as I have an 818 as well. But yes, Loudness Plus only works when using a THX...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
THX loudness plus has nothing to do with DTS. On...

THX loudness plus has nothing to do with DTS. On my Onkyo it works on Dolby, dts, PCM stereo, etc.

It is no different than Audyssey Dynamic EQ or Dolby volume and can be applied to any codec.
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
And I don't see how people can watch a constant...

And I don't see how people can watch a constant blurry, juttering mess. :-)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 07:38 AM
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Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
That's odd, must be something in your programming...

That's odd, must be something in your programming of the harmony. I actually use a 650 with no issues controlling TV, receiver, Roku, Blu-ray and popcorn hour.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
0 Vertical frequency is the incoming signal...

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Vertical frequency is the incoming signal so yes 60hz makes sense. As for removing judder, you need to be able to send a 24p signal to the TV to remove it. But then you still would have the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 340,783
Posted By primetimeguy
While you may not like it, the refresh rate and...

While you may not like it, the refresh rate and processing is not BS. Without those you get a mere 300 lines of resolution during motion. To me it looks awful but everyone has their sensitivities.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By primetimeguy
If you have to ask, set them to small. :)

If you have to ask, set them to small. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-24-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 48,058
Posted By primetimeguy
All series have issues with red, we'll documented...

All series have issues with red, we'll documented on these forums. Beyond that you can dial them in pretty well.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 304
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Views: 21,327
Posted By primetimeguy
I sent them an email and here is the response.......

I sent them an email and here is the response....

"I'm sorry, but the Blu-ray format of The November Man hasn't been made available to redbox yet by the movie studio. Your feedback is very...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15,542
Views: 1,494,843
Posted By primetimeguy
I think I'd blame the lightening strike on not ED...

I think I'd blame the lightening strike on not ED on this one.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-22-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 304
  Red Box
Views: 21,327
Posted By primetimeguy
I have noticed the same as you. It sure seems...

I have noticed the same as you. It sure seems they are cutting back on Blu-Ray to me.

EDIT: Looking closer, the two movies I noticed it on were Dragons 2 and November Man which are both from...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,575
Posted By primetimeguy
A reset does not fix it. I have already tried...

A reset does not fix it. I have already tried that and informed them of that as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10,115
Views: 746,018
Posted By primetimeguy
If you have Dynamic EQ on try turning if off.

If you have Dynamic EQ on try turning if off.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,575
Posted By primetimeguy
Contacted Vizio today about the ALZ or local...

Contacted Vizio today about the ALZ or local dimming problem with 1.60 firmware. After a long conversation and initially saying they are not aware of the issue I was then put on hold twice and she...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
Contacted Vizio today about the ALZ or local...

Contacted Vizio today about the ALZ or local dimming problem with 1.60 firmware. After a long conversation and initially saying they are not aware of the issue I was then put on hold twice and she...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 05:47 PM
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Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
When you called the person had no idea about the...

When you called the person had no idea about the problem, essentially having you try random things. The problem with the 1.6 firmware is that if you have it OFF, it will actually turn itself back on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
I guess I'm not sure what you are asking.

I guess I'm not sure what you are asking.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
Yes 1.6 screwed up Active LED zones. Even though...

Yes 1.6 screwed up Active LED zones. Even though it may say Off in the menu, it is actually turned on everytime you turn on the TV, and sometimes it is only like half way on like you experienced. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
No one can really answer than since everyone is...

No one can really answer than since everyone is more/less sensitive to motion blur. Going by the numbers and test patterns it is awful with only 300 lines of resolution and a Poor rating from CNET. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
In general the picture settings did not need to...

In general the picture settings did not need to be changed between firmware versions. But I swear the local dimming scheme became worse and more obvious with the newer firmware. Without having the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,575
Posted By primetimeguy
Call them and tell them about the bugs in the new...

Call them and tell them about the bugs in the new firmware and have them pass the info to engineering.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
Nothing but smoke and mirrors. All the noise...

Nothing but smoke and mirrors. All the noise reduction does is reduce detail as it blurs out the noise. Clear Action is fine in dim environment but you can't get enough light output for daytime...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-18-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,015
Posted By primetimeguy
Very true. In fact, watch anything on ABC. It...

Very true. In fact, watch anything on ABC. It indeed sucks worse than FOX.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
Here is Cnet's motion rating -...

Here is Cnet's motion rating - http://www.cnet.com/products/vizio-m702i-b3/2/
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 249,565
Posted By primetimeguy
Sports at 60p, movies at 24p, any source...all...

Sports at 60p, movies at 24p, any source...all looks like crap in my book when it comes to motion without any interpolation. I think many people would be shocked if they put a better motion display...
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