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Forum: Latest Industry News   07-29-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By fierce_gt
is it not possible to get P3 color and 10bit...

is it not possible to get P3 color and 10bit without HDR?
i would agree with you if that's the case, but if it's possible to get everything without having to wear sunglasses while watching tv, i'd...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-29-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By fierce_gt
the idea of using CRT as the reference is...

the idea of using CRT as the reference is something that always bothered and confused me. much like i don't agree with the idea of a home theater being about making your home like a theater.
imo,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12,531
Views: 635,473
Posted By fierce_gt
i've never noticed that... when running...

i've never noticed that...

when running calibrations, i've noticed an increase from about .009 to .011 cd/m^2. i'm impressed you can detect that, not to mention bothered by it.

i have noticed...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-27-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,223
Posted By fierce_gt
i find it pretty unlikely anybody in this day and...

i find it pretty unlikely anybody in this day and age couldn't say the opposite as well. i can very easily burn a cd for about 40cents that will play on any cd player, and put ONLY the songs i like...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,223
Posted By fierce_gt
i generally only listen to music in the car, or...

i generally only listen to music in the car, or through headphones while i'm trying to ignore what's going on around me. NEVER critical listening. i tried, when i was younger, as that was what a good...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-26-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,511
Posted By fierce_gt
^^curious as well. i mean i like what i have at...

^^curious as well. i mean i like what i have at home, and i hate what they have at the local cinema. being better than the local cinema doesn't mean anything to me. being as good or better than what...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,511
Posted By fierce_gt
A: you guys are really hard on Adam Sandler....

A: you guys are really hard on Adam Sandler. while i won't go into this movie with high hopes, i'll be shocked if i don't enjoy it. the premise was fun when futurama did it, i'm sure i'll be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,111
Posted By fierce_gt
yeah maybe. i have misfires on mine, but they are...

yeah maybe. i have misfires on mine, but they are either less perceptible than the normal dithering, or only occur under extremely rare situations. if i have like a 98% solid back screen, and the 2%...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fierce_gt
if you want/need a new tv now, yes, get it. you...

if you want/need a new tv now, yes, get it. you won't find better for the same or less.

if this is an impulse buy based on the dismal future and what appears to be a good price, i guess then it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,111
Posted By fierce_gt
i don't claim to know how these panels work, but...

i don't claim to know how these panels work, but it would only make sense to me if they could do what we did with the voltage 'pots' digitally. like if those controls were set through the service...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 377,111
Posted By fierce_gt
no change. it actually went up from .009cd/m^2 to...

no change. it actually went up from .009cd/m^2 to .010, but that's normal of my display and sensor. it tends to increase from around .008 to .011 as i run the patterns.

not sure if it matters,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By fierce_gt
i've got a sony(str-db930) from over a decade ago...

i've got a sony(str-db930) from over a decade ago in my bedroom, and a pioneer(1018) in the main theater that's going on 5yrs.

both of them are in excellent working order, aside from the light on...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,988
Posted By fierce_gt
i think if money were no object i would do...

i think if money were no object i would do something like the following attached examples(found on houzz). as much as i like the idea of a dedicated theater room, i actually see it as a compromise....
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,988
Posted By fierce_gt
that's what i have right now. i don't have the...

that's what i have right now. i don't have the space or the budget to have both a 'theater' and another place to play games, watch tv, etc casually. but what i want to do in the new home, is instead...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-21-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,988
Posted By fierce_gt
good post! absolutely NOTHING wrong with...

good post!

absolutely NOTHING wrong with doing a media room. it's more important that it matches your needs and in most cases a well done media room will be a lot better than a half-assed 'theater'
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-20-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,988
Posted By fierce_gt
it's not a 'theater' without projection imo. ...

it's not a 'theater' without projection imo.

tv's are for media rooms.

the one thing i'd add to this list(which is great btw) is consideration of the room size. how big do you really need/want?...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-19-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,844
Posted By fierce_gt
i agree, the sound was very acceptable. i was...

i agree, the sound was very acceptable. i was turned off because i have a limited space(width wise) to put my screen so that it fits in behind my electric projection screen, and with that space i...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,844
Posted By fierce_gt
there's the catch. they probably won't as long as...

there's the catch. they probably won't as long as LG doesn't dominate.

we need ppl to buy the oleds like hot-cakes and make the competition take notice. but the only ppl with enough disposable...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-19-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,844
Posted By fierce_gt
for me it's not so much about saving the 1.30...

for me it's not so much about saving the 1.30 they spend on speakers, it's about keeping the design clean without any unnecessary bulk or crap that can break. i'd remove the speakers, tuner, 3D,...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-18-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
i think you misread his first post. he was not...

i think you misread his first post. he was not saying the distance from the left eye to the center of the screen would be the same as from the right eye to the center of the screen. he was saying the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-18-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
depends if we're talking on/off or ansi. ...

depends if we're talking on/off or ansi.

last time i calibrated i measured this...

on/off contrast:
f8500 plasma ~12,000:1
x35 projector ~33,000:1

ansi:
f8500 ~7000:1
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-18-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
the problem with the equidistant argument is that...

the problem with the equidistant argument is that it's only in the horizontal plane, so you end up distorting/curving horizontal lines. if you want to have all pixels equidistant from your eyes, they...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-17-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
i was in BB again today, and made a point of...

i was in BB again today, and made a point of looking a little closer at the oled on display. again, i stood in front of it and just tried to 'take it in' without thinking too much, and it wasn't...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-15-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
my entire argument summed up in the bold text :p ...

my entire argument summed up in the bold text :p

i haven't personally owned a panasonic, but i have friends that do, and they've all been stellar for them. the vt60/zt60 and even to an extent the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,685
Posted By fierce_gt
i have no idea how you twisted that, that far....

i have no idea how you twisted that, that far. the panny with the 'reliability issues' but extremely high performance would not be the civic in that scenario...

i'm not saying to ignore the faults...
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