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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-21-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By p5browne
You'd think it would have been downloaded to the...

You'd think it would have been downloaded to the units before this, instead of us doing all the work!
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-21-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13,516
Views: 635,770
Posted By p5browne
Planet Earth II 4K will be released on...

Planet Earth II 4K will be released on amazon.co.uk:

Available for pre-order. This item will be released on 13 March 2017. Definitely cheaper on amazon.com, definitely more on amazon.ca.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,913
Posted By p5browne
Answer # 3 should have been split in 2. No,...

Answer # 3 should have been split in 2. No, because it makes the Video worse, and No, because it's not really required.
Only time I have issues on my Samsung, invariably has to do with the AMP bug....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,968
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Posted By p5browne
No problem here: wife says `NO More TVs!'

No problem here: wife says `NO More TVs!'
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 01:14 PM
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Views: 742,118
Posted By p5browne
I think Samsung will lose a lot of former clients...

I think Samsung will lose a lot of former clients to LG OLEDs!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
So, with Samsung fixing the Samsung UHD Video...

So, with Samsung fixing the Samsung UHD Video Pack on their end, is FW # 1481.1 going to be the last?
The only update seen here lately, is my wife's UN40J5200 was updated to FW # 1034.0 this month....
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,504
Posted By p5browne
Wife! - enough said!

Wife! - enough said!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2017, 04:51 PM
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Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
I think Members are looking for diamonds, when...

I think Members are looking for diamonds, when they're in the crystal glass mine. Crystal glass looks good, just don't push it too hard!
If you want diamonds, then you'll have to up the ante!
With...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-15-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 85,851
Posted By p5browne
My Yamaha volume seems to depend on the time of...

My Yamaha volume seems to depend on the time of day.
Normal evening viewing, depending on the source, -20 to -30.
After midnight, can usually run at -30 to -40.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11,968
Views: 742,118
Posted By p5browne
Do you have a question or need support? Go...

Do you have a question
or need support?
Go Samsung Support
Your question
Please be advised, an AVS Forum Member was able to get a Samsung Rep who got the problem fixed. The TV DOES decode *.um4...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13,516
Views: 635,770
Posted By p5browne
It may have been just that short a period, just...

It may have been just that short a period, just seemed longer!
Told the wife about it. More her type of thing.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 67
Posted By p5browne
PCs can be seen by a TV in 2 ways: # 1 As a PC,...

PCs can be seen by a TV in 2 ways:
# 1 As a PC, with 0-255 color, and limited adjustments
# 2 As a Video Device that has all the regular settings, and calibration capabilities. (16-235 Color)

#...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,976
Views: 688,630
Posted By p5browne
Guess I'll have to see if working in Canada. Wife...

Guess I'll have to see if working in Canada. Wife upset her 40" Samsung SmartTV set doesn't have it, so I figure the Samsung K8500 might fix the problem when I do my next BD Player upgrade.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11,976
Views: 688,630
Posted By p5browne
Is this unit capable of Amazon HDR, or is there a...

Is this unit capable of Amazon HDR, or is there a FW update required?
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13,516
Views: 635,770
Posted By p5browne
My Lumagen XS-3D upconverts from 1080i to 1080p...

My Lumagen XS-3D upconverts from 1080i to 1080p at 4.4.4 output.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
Updated the post.

Updated the post.
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-13-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,516
Views: 635,770
Posted By p5browne
Abstract - turned off after 15 minutes - BORING!...

Abstract - turned off after 15 minutes - BORING! Maybe I turned it off too soon?

Changed to the BBC Earth Channel - definitely more interesting! (Despite it being 1080P)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
Low and Standard are pretty close. High elevates...

Low and Standard are pretty close. High elevates CMS and Grayscale.
Basically SmartLED runs the Backlight operations. Off - Gray Black Background all the time. No control of the Backlighting.
On,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
Note: I mentioned being used for REGULAR viewing.

Note: I mentioned being used for REGULAR viewing.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11,968
Views: 742,118
Posted By p5browne
Reply back to Samsung re their dismissive reps!

Chat # LTK111730270319X re HU9000 + SEK-3500U

Please be advised, an AVS Forum Member was able to get a Samsung Rep who got the problem fixed. The TV DOES decode *.um4 files. Please change your...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
Gray's Peak (New b version) looks fine on my...

Gray's Peak (New b version) looks fine on my HU9000 + SEK. On my JU7100, looks brighter, but, enjoyable on both!

Despite how many times I've watched this video, I have yet to see anyone on shore,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9,606
Views: 832,446
Posted By p5browne
From current rumours, C7 will NOT have a curve....

From current rumours, C7 will NOT have a curve. (So that let's me out) B7, will be a COSTCO item. B6s, may have future PS problems.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21,390
Views: 968,689
Posted By p5browne
The Samsung UHD Video Packs are now back up and...

The Samsung UHD Video Packs are now back up and working. Give a `Like' to the following persistent Member:
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11,968
Views: 742,118
Posted By p5browne
Just checked my Samsung UHD Video Pack that had...

Just checked my Samsung UHD Video Pack that had nothing working on it after the Evolution Backup, is now working - thanks.

Posted to the SEK-3500U Forum - and to come over here and pat you on the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-09-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 11,933
Posted By p5browne
If you currently have a perfectly good looking...

If you currently have a perfectly good looking set, I'd hold off until the dust settles on all this HDR technology. It's still a moving target!
The Samsung 2017 QLED is ONLY the precursor to the...
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