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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2017, 08:18 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
The thing about saying "this is the end of the...

The thing about saying "this is the end of the road", depends more on YouTube adding HDR to their app in the Google Store, not necessarily Sony having much to do with it.

As far as HDR10+, sure...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2017, 07:18 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
No. These TVs have neither the specifications...

No. These TVs have neither the specifications (brightness/color depth) nor the hardware for it.

HOWEVER, HDR10+ is not outside the realm of possibility and it carries many of the same features:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-13-2017, 07:34 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Just googled that. I had no idea about the...

Just googled that. I had no idea about the lawsuit. Don't you just love it when the government files charges on behalf of consumers and then pockets the money?
Let's hope you hear something more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2017, 08:47 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Did you try a factory reset? I don't know how to...

Did you try a factory reset? I don't know how to do it on a Vizio, but I had this happen again today.
It's pretty annoying.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2017, 09:31 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Besides the light sensor issue, has anyone found...

Besides the light sensor issue, has anyone found their Color Temperature on an input to be too cold, and after cycling the option it looks right?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-08-2017, 07:15 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
I believe the update fixed the long standing bugs...

I believe the update fixed the long standing bugs of Amazon Prime being Stereo, and the Sony Video App forcing all video to 16x9.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2017, 09:26 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
If you still have shut offs, what did the reset...

If you still have shut offs, what did the reset fix?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2017, 07:59 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Now that you mention it, yeah, I have had the...

Now that you mention it, yeah, I have had the weird inability to wake the TV properly without unplugging it.

Considering Vizio was sold in the past year to a non-U.S. company, I haven't had high...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-04-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
So it sounds like at least two other people...

So it sounds like at least two other people besides me have seen the light sensor issue arise since the Marshmallow update.
Does anyone know (mrdjman?) if Sony is aware of this issue? I know I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2017, 02:54 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
I'm wondering if this is what my mother was...

I'm wondering if this is what my mother was experiencing with her W800C since her Marshmallow update. It would explain things. Never tried turning the sensor on/off to see what would happen....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 07:38 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
If your TV is the 75" the clearness setting can...

If your TV is the 75" the clearness setting can cause horizontal banding (different levels produce different band patterns).
I posted screenshots of this awhile back.
Of course is you have the 55"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 07:32 PM
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Views: 10,820
Posted By DoctorM
Wait, you fixed it how? It sounds like you set...

Wait, you fixed it how? It sounds like you set the brightness to minimum, powered down (rebooted?), and then set the brightness back where you normally have it?
I never tried that.

There was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2017, 08:50 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
It was nice while it lasted.

It was nice while it lasted.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2017, 12:22 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
While I'm not a psychiatrist, I can tell you the...

While I'm not a psychiatrist, I can tell you the volume bar has changed since the firmware update to Marshmallow. It's now less obtrusive than before... in fact less visible than I'd like.

AND TO...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-25-2017, 08:00 PM
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Views: 206,640
Posted By DoctorM
The CC problem has been that, depending on the...

The CC problem has been that, depending on the HW/SW version, it either works when chase-playing OR when playing back a completed recording.
As yet, I believe no version of Homeworx has closed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-17-2017, 08:00 PM
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Views: 133,956
Posted By DoctorM
You need to go into the Menu, System, Reset &...

You need to go into the Menu, System, Reset & Admin and set 'Viewing Data' to off.
Assuming it isn't a placebo.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2017, 08:09 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Got notice of the v1.4.23-FHD update today on a...

Got notice of the v1.4.23-FHD update today on a E70-C3.
Noticed a new Fandango App added to our VIA menu (deleted it immediately), and a warning that Vizio is now collecting viewership data and how...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2017, 07:13 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
I'm not sure we have that procedure in the FAQ or...

I'm not sure we have that procedure in the FAQ or anywhere else. It should be added though.
Glad you had success.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,820
Posted By DoctorM
I think I know the answer already, but I might as...

I think I know the answer already, but I might as well ask.
Tonight our W800C got fairly dim... like 'calibrated' dim, except it is kept at the maximum backlight setting (all dynamic lighting stuff...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 09:55 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
I've asked this question about it working on 'C'...

I've asked this question about it working on 'C' series Sonys before and never gotten an answer.

In THEORY it should work. The software is the same and the hardware, although has changes for the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,820
Posted By DoctorM
I know people have had mixed results across Sony...

I know people have had mixed results across Sony TVs with Marshmallow, but my mother's W800C has worked just fine.

Mind you, Google TV & Movies takes serious intervention to neuter its ad-ware...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2017, 10:33 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Flew in and out of my place today. Finally had...

Flew in and out of my place today. Finally had some time to test the Video App under Marshmallow on the 75"
.
Aspect ratio worked correctly for 4x3 and 16x9. I was able to change to a different AR...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2017, 09:05 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
Hold out for a 2017 model?

Hold out for a 2017 model?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2017, 08:35 PM
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Posted By DoctorM
This did not work for me when I tried it when...

This did not work for me when I tried it when YouTube added its first HDR content. Have you actually TRIED this yourself?



True enough, but our TVs ARE capable of playing HDR content and there...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2017, 08:52 PM
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Views: 682,832
Posted By DoctorM
The bigger question is why did you buy a 2 year...

The bigger question is why did you buy a 2 year old TV model without questioning the condition or a store return policy of less then 2 weeks on it?
Sony is certainly going to ask those questions...
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