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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,895
Posted By cawgijoe
I believe it's called LED Clearmotion under...

I believe it's called LED Clearmotion under Picture Options.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,895
Posted By cawgijoe
See my other post for link. I also wanted to...

See my other post for link. I also wanted to mention that I chose "Warm 1" instead of "Warm 2" because I find that the 2 setting is too yellow for my eyes. This seemed to help quite a bit.

I have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,895
Posted By cawgijoe
http://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/samsung-un6...

http://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/samsung-un65ju7100-picture-settings/?ts=14376811998163

This is not the same set, however, the menu system is almost the same and the UN65JU639D looks very...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,895
Posted By cawgijoe
I just bought this set last night. My 8 year old...

I just bought this set last night. My 8 year old Vizio XVT553 failed all of a sudden on all HDMI's. Went to Costco and found this one on sale. I have "calibrated" it using CNET recommendations on...
Forum: Blu-ray Player Great Found Deals!   06-07-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,497
Posted By cawgijoe
Thanks Bill.

Thanks Bill.
Forum: Blu-ray Player Great Found Deals!   06-07-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,497
Posted By cawgijoe
Are the refurbished units returns? Just...

Are the refurbished units returns? Just wondering.

The difference in price between a new and refurb is about $82. I guess that's enough of an incentive to wait.

Looking at the 103 since I...
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Rich......any update for us?

Rich......any update for us?
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
I understand the desire for a certain wood....

I understand the desire for a certain wood. Again, the problem is that you really have no idea when a perfect pair will show up if at all.

Cherry is really not a bad wood. A lot of furniture is...
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Rich, If they are in excellent condition and...

Rich,

If they are in excellent condition and the price is right, buy them. You don't know how long you will have to wait for the right color and whether they would be in the same condition.
It...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By cawgijoe
The $99 square trade warranty is the same no...

The $99 square trade warranty is the same no matter the brand.

Vizio TVs are fine.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By cawgijoe
Why would you say that? I have two Vizio TV sets,...

Why would you say that? I have two Vizio TV sets, both bought at Costco with no extended warranty. The 32" is now about eight years old and the 55" is at least five. Both going strong.

Consumer...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Rob Gillum from Thiel, one of the few legacy...

Rob Gillum from Thiel, one of the few legacy employees remaining sent me an e-mail and said the 1.7 tweeter would not work well in the 1.6 because of the different magnet
assembly. Every thing else...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Agreed. The only way they would be able to...

Agreed.

The only way they would be able to keep these two going would be to contract the driver build out at the minimum. I would love for that to happen, but I don't think so.

They have...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Wow! Spot on! I'm sure the new speakers will...

Wow! Spot on!

I'm sure the new speakers will sound fine, but they really are no longer real Jim Thiel designs.

Now I'm wondering why they couldn't have continued with his designs. If building...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,411
Posted By cawgijoe
Does anyone know if the Thiel CS 1.7 tweeter will...

Does anyone know if the Thiel CS 1.7 tweeter will work in a 1.6?

I accidentally dented one of my tweeter domes. it sound normal, but I'm sure it would not measure that way. Thiel support says that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 24,305
Posted By cawgijoe
I find it odd that my 553 doesn't have this...

I find it odd that my 553 doesn't have this problem. I have the latest firmware and no random reboots.

Mine is hardwired to the Fios router.

I'm wondering what I'm doing to not have this issue.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 77,079
Posted By cawgijoe
Very strange.....my 553 has been rock...

Very strange.....my 553 has been rock solid.....since August 2010.......I have a Directv HR20 and a rooftop Winegard antenna.

This set has been great for me.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 774,739
Posted By cawgijoe
I would buy this set all over again. At it's...

I would buy this set all over again. At it's current price point, it's a steal.

If I was looking at a set today and the 553 was unavailabe,I would be looking at the Sony 929 which is much more...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By cawgijoe
No set is perfect. However, of all the people I...

No set is perfect. However, of all the people I know with new plasmas or LCD, LCD/LED, all are happy with what they own and only one has had a real problem.

Go look at the sets on your list....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 774,739
Posted By cawgijoe
My 553 was bought in August of 2010. I have the...

My 553 was bought in August of 2010. I have the latest firmware update and don't see any issues with stuttering and I have been looking carefully.

For those that do have this issue, let us know...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,099
Posted By cawgijoe
These threads pop up all the time. Vizio...

These threads pop up all the time.

Vizio across the board is rated at 3 or 4% problem or failure rate according to CR. Sony and Samsung are in the same range.

As a reference, I own two Vizio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 774,739
Posted By cawgijoe
Quote:Originally Posted by 8traxrule...

Quote:Originally Posted by 8traxrule http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21614068)

I don't use smart-dimming because it completely cuts the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By cawgijoe
All TV's have some sort of weakness. Having said...

All TV's have some sort of weakness. Having said that, only you can decide what is important to you and what you are willing to accept.

The people that are posting here....and that includes...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 774,739
Posted By cawgijoe
No issues before or after update. XVT553SV...

No issues before or after update.

XVT553SV purchased August. 2010
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-24-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 280,383
Posted By cawgijoe
Quote:Originally Posted by naustin...

Quote:Originally Posted by naustin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21390083)

IMHO. Vizio is killing the full LED models off because of a couple...
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