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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By westa6969
Don't you have other BD's from which to test? ...

Don't you have other BD's from which to test? The Awesome source is showing the potential but some transfers are crap with intended grain and colored filters and aren't deserving of Blu-Ray...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 40
Posted By westa6969
I assume you already tried the small "mute" on...

I assume you already tried the small "mute" on the universal remote. My wife, a non-techie is like a toddler at times randomly blindly pushes buttons without looking and then I have to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By westa6969
Are you stating facts or rumor? Even if they...

Are you stating facts or rumor?

Even if they choose not to be on the main floor it would not be unusual for them to have a private screening setup as others have done over the years.

We won't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By westa6969
The "F" series is a 2013 model and we're...

The "F" series is a 2013 model and we're approaching 2015.

How long did you let the issues ride? It seems you should have been able to test for PQ satisfaction within 24 hours since return...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-20-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,743
Posted By westa6969
LG has a "Newsroom"? :eek: Three months...

LG has a "Newsroom"? :eek:

Three months late to market with the 4K OLED but I guess we should have Breaking News Flash someday when they become real.

Breaking News - We're tweaking the 55"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By westa6969
Though this is a budget level Sharp you should...

Though this is a budget level Sharp you should never have these flaws especially if you insert a BD and that replicates those artifacts you need to return the panel.

I've owned three Sharps in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By westa6969
For the budget price for this size area: ...

For the budget price for this size area:

Sony KDL55W800B

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-KDL55W800B-55-Inch-1080p-120Hz/dp/B00HPMCN6K/ref=sr_1_28?s=tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1418946143&sr=1-28

Sharp...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By westa6969
This may help us better understand and perhaps...

This may help us better understand and perhaps may be more demo's at CES 2015:

http://www.trustedreviews.com/opinions/should-you-next-tv-have-dolby-vision
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10,299
Views: 755,212
Posted By westa6969
For the sake of brevity I won't quote him again...

For the sake of brevity I won't quote him again but I agree, but he answered his own question when he noted he found the PQ of 4K as "ASTONISHING' as 1080i rarely if ever illicits that type of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,664
Posted By westa6969
Just register the TV and not draw attention to...

Just register the TV and not draw attention to your purchase and UPP pricing BS. These electronic stores likely are using a distribution channel warehouse system and drawing attention to your...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By westa6969
Go audition the TV's and reach for your wallet...

Go audition the TV's and reach for your wallet when one says "Buy Me".

Best PQ rules FIRST and then you extend to the largest size your budget can reach. NEVER buy because of size alone since a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By westa6969
While I'm a Samsung owner and fan were I limiting...

While I'm a Samsung owner and fan were I limiting myself to a 55" and wanted the best, the LG OLED 55" would blow away the 55HU8550.

I've considered the 75HU8550 as an upgrade to my 65F8000 but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By westa6969
Where are you getting your information? Sony has...

Where are you getting your information? Sony has been building Ten bit dating back to at least 6 years ago on their high end panels XBR/Z series, Sharp high end up to 70" which Vizio uses some are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By westa6969
HDR is not a Vizio exclusive property - Dolby...

HDR is not a Vizio exclusive property - Dolby Vision owns the rights to HDR so Dolby may license it's use with whom they choose.

Dolby HDR is likely to be the most innovative that was promised...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By westa6969
Samsung flagship models have been Ten Bit for a...

Samsung flagship models have been Ten Bit for a number of years and the 8550 is. Panellook website which is the source of replacement globally identifies it as such.

For whatever reason Samsung...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By westa6969
Rec. 2020 is unattainable at this time as it...

Rec. 2020 is unattainable at this time as it requires camera work, broadcast, and TV and that's simply not possible - it is a bar/standard to strive for but the TV in and of itself cannot attain Rec....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 239,897
Posted By westa6969
Response Time and input lag are not the same...

Response Time and input lag are not the same thing and very unlikely yours is factual when using the Input Lag Test from Leo Bodnar since 2012. Manufacturers typically use response time but rarely if...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 239,897
Posted By westa6969
I believe your intent is HDCP 2.2 which is not...

I believe your intent is HDCP 2.2 which is not Royalty Free - I believe this is done selective to ports for now to control costs the manufacturers must pay and build into the costs of the TV's and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By westa6969
You forgot the quote from the LOL Gazette - ...

You forgot the quote from the LOL Gazette -

"Holy Crap the Price - The Ga Damn Price!"

For what now is a mediocre run of the mill HT Size.

Congrats on an excellent first owners post -...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By westa6969
Your spoiled in some respects because I owned...

Your spoiled in some respects because I owned that TV for a week but the wife hated the fat ass form factor and made me sell it and I've been haunted by it's HD Movie Involuntary WoW Factor not a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 63,810
Posted By westa6969
My recollection of all the feedback on the R...

My recollection of all the feedback on the R series last January is that it's a PQ GAME CHANGER whereas the P series definitely is not outside it's price point.

Also, Vizio seeking to Tier...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By westa6969
Sony is one of the partners adopting Android TV...

Sony is one of the partners adopting Android TV in 2015 and have Playstation Now gaming without the use of a console.

Because Sony is reducing panel manufacturing does not mean they are leaving...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By westa6969
Sounds like your describing broadcast compression...

Sounds like your describing broadcast compression artifacts as it makes no sense for the TV to replicate pixelation artifacts. I own a 65" from last year and 60" previous and damn if I can see...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By westa6969
Owners rate the Sony lower on Amazon. The...

Owners rate the Sony lower on Amazon.

The Sony weighs 161 lbs and a beast size to maneuver while the Samsung is about 66 lbs - thin/lightweight. Hope you have many friends/relatives to help with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By westa6969
I viewed a video on removal from a car so as not...

I viewed a video on removal from a car so as not to damage clearcoat surfacing and they used cotton pads like makeup removers and then applied hand sanitizer like Purel.

You could test a...
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