AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 5000
Search took 5.17 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: RandyWalters
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
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: 1
Views: 45
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: 2,095
Views: 294,215
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: 277
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...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By RandyWalters
That big difference could just have been an issue...

That big difference could just have been an issue caused by improper settings on the Samsung. You can't visually compare TVs in a store environment, there are too many variables in the feed and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By RandyWalters
Everything. Pioneers and the older Panasonics...

Everything. Pioneers and the older Panasonics had much better build quality and were much more robust than any Samsung or LG, and were even better than the newer Panasonics. Built like a tank...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By RandyWalters
Just remove the stand, then wrap the whole TV in...

Just remove the stand, then wrap the whole TV in a soft blanket followed by a lot of bubble-wrap and protect the screen with thick layers of cardboard or even a thin slab of cheap plywood, tape the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By RandyWalters
The Default settings never look good, and Plasmas...

The Default settings never look good, and Plasmas displayed in a store never look good. You have to get that TV home into a proper viewing environment and come up with your own personal settings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,146
Posted By RandyWalters
The pictures look like over-saturated blurry 480p...

The pictures look like over-saturated blurry 480p Standard Definition images when viewed on my 23" 1080p LCD PC Monitor, 55" 1080p LCD TV, and 1080p 55" ST60 Plasma.

And something must be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By RandyWalters
Update: Yesterday the status on the KDL-65W850C...

Update: Yesterday the status on the KDL-65W850C was changed to "Accepting Pre-Orders Now" and now shows a price of $1,899.99 with an estimated shipping date of 4-18-2015.

Looks like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-27-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 294,215
Posted By RandyWalters
Wut ?? :D

Wut ??

:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,934
Posted By RandyWalters
The power supply soaks up the house's normal...

The power supply soaks up the house's normal voltage fluctuations and outputs the right amount to the TV. The voltage in my house ranges from 118v to 122v sometimes (small town) and it hasn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,934
Posted By RandyWalters
Some of my other flat panel TVs take 10-15...

Some of my other flat panel TVs take 10-15 seconds to power on, it just seems to be the nature of modern TVs nowadays. I have a little 13" LED TV that takes about 30 seconds to boot up.

My...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm pretty sure it's located in the Help menu...

I'm pretty sure it's located in the Help menu (there's various system information in there)

__________________________________________________
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,292
Posted By RandyWalters
The TV has to be in Home Use mode, not Store...

The TV has to be in Home Use mode, not Store Display mode so make sure it's in Home mode. Display mode has limited picture modes.

When you press the Options key on the remote, you should be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 790
Posted By RandyWalters
I tried to give my 89-year-old mother-in-law my...

I tried to give my 89-year-old mother-in-law my trusty old 2005 42" PX50U, but the old bat prefers the 40" Sony LCD that i temporarily loaned her and she won't give it back :p





In my case,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By RandyWalters
Dual Tuners and the ability to record from them...

Dual Tuners and the ability to record from them has been a European thing for years, but not in North America. It's extremely unlikely to be offered in North America.

About ten years ago some...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By RandyWalters
A few of us have posted settings in the...

A few of us have posted settings in the W600B/W800B/W850B thread so run a search there. You should be posting W800B questions there anyway, that's what it's there for ;-)

My Custom picture...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By RandyWalters
I would suggest the 60" Sony KDL-60W850B at BB...

I would suggest the 60" Sony KDL-60W850B at BB for $1,200. It has a VA panel like my 55W800B which i'm very happy with (and i'm a hardcore Plasma guy). These VA models get very good reviews at BB...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By RandyWalters
It'll be fine . . . . . ;) ...

It'll be fine . . . . . ;)



____________________________________________
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9,664
Views: 975,499
Posted By RandyWalters
At my workplace in Los Angeles, a week or two...

At my workplace in Los Angeles, a week or two back KCOP channel 13.3 over our roof antenna was not tuning in for several days in our lunch room. An employee who watches this channel on his lunch...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,934
Posted By RandyWalters
Well that explains why Xbox and Blu-Ray look so...

Well that explains why Xbox and Blu-Ray look so crisp while your TV channels do not.

I never considered that you have a non-HD / Standard Definition cable box, so yeah that SD signal fed to a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,934
Posted By RandyWalters
Keep the TV and go get your price match refund. ...

Keep the TV and go get your price match refund. Any other 50" Flat Panel TV you buy will look the same or maybe even worse on your standard cable signal.

Standard Def channels have always...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 83,637
Posted By RandyWalters
Ouch - look at all those scratches on the right...

Ouch - look at all those scratches on the right side of that screen !! (mostly noticeable on the butterfly scene on the green backround). Painful to look at :(
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By RandyWalters
No. What are the details of that little...

No.

What are the details of that little black line? Where exactly is it? What is your source when you see it?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 5000

 
Forum Jump: