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Forum: HDTV Technical   10-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By John Mason
Suggest writing the ITU directly or through the...

Suggest writing the ITU directly or through the United Nations and suggest an international test, as the ITU did with film theaters back in ~2001. This post ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,756
Posted By John Mason
Pulling all the teeth from the doctor's mentally...

Pulling all the teeth from the doctor's mentally ill wife didn't seem to help her. Doesn't seem cutting out some of her glands would either. Total tooth removal of the asylum doctor's children--just...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,405
Posted By John Mason
Another season and a 2-hour intro last night,...

Another season and a 2-hour intro last night, proceeded by a 1-hour "Dirt" preview, including an interesting look at how social media handles the series, with Discovery encouraging DIY videos....
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By John Mason
^ ^ ^That's good. LOL. :D And from a https...

^ ^ ^That's good. LOL. :D And from a https encrypted image source, too !
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-14-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By John Mason
Nice slow-paced intro to a series, with time to...

Nice slow-paced intro to a series, with time to delve into the waitress' outdoor shower--and lusty car-hood antics with her partner or hubby. Second part of the intro retells Alison's and Norah's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,789
Posted By John Mason
Mentioned, undisputed, several times here. My...

Mentioned, undisputed, several times here. My impression is that 1080i, whether OTA, cable or satellite, vastly outnumbers 720p program sources. Anyone come across authoritative research? -- John

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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-05-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,756
Posted By John Mason
^ ^ ^Glad to hear OLEDs deliver such enhanced...

^ ^ ^Glad to hear OLEDs deliver such enhanced details in dark scenes. Looking forward to getting one, used with 4k, in a few years when there's adequate 4k material and they're making them 65"+...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 200,330
Posted By John Mason
Reads familiar. Missed the original series...

Reads familiar. Missed the original series entirely, but got caught up in a recent AMC weekend replay, then watched a few of the episodes from AMC's video on demand listings from FIOS. Disappointed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,756
Posted By John Mason
That's curious. While watching last night's show,...

That's curious. While watching last night's show, I'd considered posting how poor most of the images seemed, despite raves about the overall cinematography. Spotted numerous fuzzy looking scenes....
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 92,529
Posted By John Mason
Reads like an interesting new season from...

Reads like an interesting new season from Alessandra Stanley's review in today's NY Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/arts/television/homeland-begins-its-new-season-on-sunday.html).
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,603
Posted By John Mason
Way back when an AVSer argued ...

Way back when an AVSer argued (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/34-hdtv-programming/338527-hd-cameras-discovery-shows-hd-cameras-network-shows-question.html#post3069893) it was the 'cheap' appearance...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-23-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By John Mason
For brief or medium-length breaks from programs,...

For brief or medium-length breaks from programs, I change to an unused input (for a black screen). -- John
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,756
Posted By John Mason
Thought they couldn't surpass some of the...

Thought they couldn't surpass some of the bare-handed operation scenes horror-wise. But they succeeded with the doctor who treated the dude suffering from numerous rat bites, then letting his young...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By John Mason
Yes, same here. But STBs can be set for 1080p...

Yes, same here. But STBs can be set for 1080p output (for fixed-pixel panels), or 1080i to let the panels deinterlace 1080i to 1080p or, as an option, still interlaced for CRT displays. -- John
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By John Mason
1080i sports programming generally appears better...

1080i sports programming generally appears better than 720p shows here (NYC's FIOS and a pro 65VX100 Panny). While some close-up or medium shots appear equal between the two formats, many similar...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 140,393
Posted By John Mason
Noticed an ad that mentions the computers are...

Noticed an ad that mentions the computers are teaming up for the new season. Couldn't remember all my favorite fictional computer-takeover films until I located this Wikipedia fictional computer...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By John Mason
Looks like PBS's three ~90-minute shows equal the...

Looks like PBS's three ~90-minute shows equal the six ITV shows, time wise, in the U.K. That's it; next week PBS is back to its standard Mystery series according to the previews. Visited the ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By John Mason
One of the two who got zero votes as of 2 pm...

One of the two who got zero votes as of 2 pm Sunday. :) John
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-07-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,756
Posted By John Mason
Masterful and touching drama showing the crude...

Masterful and touching drama showing the crude funeral of the young women who died in surgery after trying to abort herself. Illustrated, rather than told, by the actions of the nasty...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By John Mason
I recently used my 1st edition Spears-Munsil...

I recently used my 1st edition Spears-Munsil Blu-ray test disc to measure resolutions ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18,331
Views: 2,089,348
Posted By John Mason
Video distortion on CBS Sports Channel

Anyone else noticing an excess "choppiness," intermittently, on CBS's Sports Channel? Hadn't noticed it before here (NYC's Verizon) until tennis from the U.S. Open. Didn't notice the effect from the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-26-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By John Mason
Fan of Masterpiece mysteries, too, but this one...

Fan of Masterpiece mysteries, too, but this one seems heaped with medical soap-opera antics--also wrapped in supposed 60's manners. Centered on something the lead doctor did or didn't do on Cyprus,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,094
Posted By John Mason
Yes, the fleeting ads on other channels,...

Yes, the fleeting ads on other channels, magnified at the BBCA site, seems like they're straining for weirdness. Here's a review ...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 52,993
Posted By John Mason
Glad I looked that up. My Panny VX100 has a setup...

Glad I looked that up. My Panny VX100 has a setup menu for a 1:1 pixel ON/OFF readout for each input, and while I had it set 1:1 ON for my HDMI 1 Blu-ray Sony PS3 input, it was OFF for my HDMI 2...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By John Mason
Interesting. Thanks. Suspect those ominous rain...

Interesting. Thanks. Suspect those ominous rain clouds rolling in influenced the light. -- John
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