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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 08:24 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
depends on what your problem is I guess. I don't...

depends on what your problem is I guess. I don't like seeing my room around the tv, so for me, that's like washing the dirt off my car with dog poop, haha. I'd consider it a step backwards to add...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
that's just a pain man, not sure what can be...

that's just a pain man, not sure what can be done.


I don't have an xboxone, but my 360 has not given me any issues through my powered HDMI splitter, which should be functioning the same way your...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I don't think it's available on the D series, I...

I don't think it's available on the D series, I THINK it was a new feature on the F-series. I can't explain the details, it has something to do with the have the panel is driven, but the result is...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
yeah true, it has it's merits. ultimately though,...

yeah true, it has it's merits. ultimately though, I read professional reviews so that I know what to look for or worry about when I go to the store.


ie, if the reviewer said the curve was...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:53 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I think it makes perfect sense. the 1080p models...

I think it makes perfect sense. the 1080p models are '1080p sized' and the UHD models are basically the sizes required to justify UHD resolutions. if they were allowing ppl to sit 4feet away, then...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
it's an issue worth mentioning, but not dwelling...

it's an issue worth mentioning, but not dwelling on. it probably affects fewer people than the unusual stand design that makes finding a wide enough stand difficult.


you need to be significantly...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
that was the second part of my first post. I'm...

that was the second part of my first post. I'm not sure if they are going to do direct head to head comparisons across the board, or keep them in UHD and HD classes, and then only discuss how the...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I'm not expecting to be in the market anytime...

I'm not expecting to be in the market anytime soon, just like to stay up to date 'just in case'. my comment on the spending 4k was more towards oled. I hope my next tv purchase is oled, but if for...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
does it really matter what cnet or sound and...

does it really matter what cnet or sound and vision think? if YOU are bothered by the distortion, that's what counts.


I could potentially see a curved screen working if the material were...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
yeah, I just kind of like them having an edgelit...

yeah, I just kind of like them having an edgelit led in the mix, so that we can always point to the results and say "SEE, this is why my 'dead technology' plasma is still better than crappy edgelit...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 03:14 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
as far as I know, BOTH are true. lowering...

as far as I know, BOTH are true.


lowering cell light is bad because it increases ABL...
lowering contrast is bad because it shifts the 10pt color calibration...


I decided to turn eco mode...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
yes, you basically lose the ability to calibrate...

yes, you basically lose the ability to calibrate the color. if your source allows you to do that, then it probably wouldn't matter.


but some of the extra processing actually does improve the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
I don't think it'd be practical to have the...

I don't think it'd be practical to have the harmony turn game mode on/off. possible, but it's a lot of commands that need to be sent.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-31-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 4,137
Posted By fierce_gt
I'm definitely interested to see how the OLED...

I'm definitely interested to see how the OLED perform. I'm very glad the f8500 will be there as a measuring stick as well.


the one thing I thought was interesting is that there's basically no...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By fierce_gt
again, I'm totally with you! I miss that 'off...

again, I'm totally with you! I miss that 'off black' look so much. there would be days when I had to double check the little red power light on my CRT RPTV to make sure it turned off, because there...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
HDMI is the worst cable ever invented!!! ...

HDMI is the worst cable ever invented!!!


seriously, there's so much 'handshaking' required, it's a wonder when things actually do work. I've used a couple different power splitters, and one...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 02:14 PM
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Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
interesting. I never noticed a change in...

interesting. I never noticed a change in brightness with mine. the other things, yes definitely. I just felt I was able to get the color close enough without using the 10pt controls, but that is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 02:04 PM
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Views: 203,697
Posted By fierce_gt
I honestly don't remember, it was so long ago. ...

I honestly don't remember, it was so long ago.


you can reset to defaults easily through the menu, but if you've made any changes before hand, it might be useful to have a record of those...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By fierce_gt
I think I just got a semi chub from that pic. ...

I think I just got a semi chub from that pic.


it's been about a decade since I've viewed a tv in a dark room as wasn't annoyed.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By fierce_gt
I agree. quality over quantity. getting a cheap...

I agree. quality over quantity. getting a cheap 80" tv just means the defects will be all that much more obvious.


but of course there's a limit to this. last year I was faced with the decision...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By fierce_gt
either works. what I've done is plug in a...

either works.


what I've done is plug in a config from this thread and used that as my starting point. adjusting things like brightness/contrast/tint/color are easy to do with a test disc, so I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
it has a minor improvement in input lag. I'd say...

it has a minor improvement in input lag. I'd say it changes it from 'good enough' to 'pretty good'. probably not something that many would really notice.


as for the darkness, I have no idea. I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
if you want game mode: go into the menu >...

if you want game mode:
go into the menu > system > general > game mode on
*you do not have rename the input to enable game mode, and in fact changing the name to game(or anything other than PC) has...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 814
Posted By fierce_gt
game mode can be selected per input. so I would...

game mode can be selected per input. so I would have HDMI1 with game mode off, and HDMI2 with game mode on. then, when switching between HDMI1 and HDMI2, it's basically allowing me to switch between...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-29-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By fierce_gt
I get a small bit of 'drift' when switching...

I get a small bit of 'drift' when switching between settings, but I haven't had a setting drift just over time.


not sure if that's what you meant or not, but to clarify, I mostly watch scope...
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