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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2017, 12:19 PM
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Views: 274
Posted By garciab
On my KS8000, I removed all pic enhancements to...

On my KS8000, I removed all pic enhancements to get rid of the effect. Looks much more natural now, and I can enjoy it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 19,441
Posted By garciab
Nah, he lost credibility here.... "Blacks...

Nah, he lost credibility here....

"Blacks are below average (even for an LCD)"

Some folks really think that "you get what you pay for" applies to everything, every time. Them folks probably...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23,162
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Posted By garciab
Regular PS4 outputs at 1080p max, no way to...

Regular PS4 outputs at 1080p max, no way to change that. XBox One S upscales everything to 4k (except ULTRA BluRays which don't need to be upscaled). Hence why the tv sees the PS4 as 1080p and the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 659
Posted By garciab
I had a bit of buyer's remorse when I got my...

I had a bit of buyer's remorse when I got my KS8000 due to a good price. But I think that will change once I start feeding it 4K material. It's more of a situation where I am doing just fine with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 19,441
Posted By garciab
Those still interested in this set should head to...

Those still interested in this set should head to the bay before inventory dries up.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 93
Posted By garciab
Is your DTV receiver connected directly to the tv...

Is your DTV receiver connected directly to the tv or to the AVR? Have you configured the TV to output its audio to the optical output, and connected it to the AVR, and correctly selected the video...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-02-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By garciab
Have you tried setting the HDMI input on the TV...

Have you tried setting the HDMI input on the TV to PC?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23,162
Views: 1,450,585
Posted By garciab
No idea what my firmware is, just got the set up...

No idea what my firmware is, just got the set up and running two weeks ago. I didn't pay much attention to it when I first set it up since I had also changed my AVR and I knew there were settings to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23,162
Views: 1,450,585
Posted By garciab
Well I get skipping on AIV running through a...

Well I get skipping on AIV running through a Roku. What does that say about the problem? Maybe something Amazon is doing?

Never had a problem with the Mits 1080p DLP that I replaced. However, I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By garciab
Well, since you can still get 5.1 from the...

Well, since you can still get 5.1 from the optical output of the TV, can't you just connect the XA2 directly to another HDMI port and feed the audio back to the receiver? That may be the only option...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By garciab
All other sources going through the Denon have no...

All other sources going through the Denon have no problems? What happens when you connect the HD XA2 directly to the Samsung, and have UHD color turned on for that input?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By garciab
The bi-amping may be the culprit, but not because...

The bi-amping may be the culprit, but not because of the extra cable. Are you using external amps or using the AVR's bi-amp capabilities? Can you remove the bi-amping and see what the results are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By garciab
I don't know....that seems like a big discrepancy...

I don't know....that seems like a big discrepancy with the YPAO speaker settings. User tweakable or not, the calibrated 'levels' are usually very close when the speaker distances are similar. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23,162
Views: 1,450,585
Posted By garciab
I don't understand why the sound on the AVR would...

I don't understand why the sound on the AVR would quit just because you select the optical output option on the TV. If the DTV receiver is connected directly to the AVR, the TV setting shouldn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23,162
Views: 1,450,585
Posted By garciab
Optical audio out sends sound to my AVR just...

Optical audio out sends sound to my AVR just fine. I don't understand what you mean by "it seems to be an exclusive option and no sound out to the AVR'. Make sure you set audio output options to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 109,789
Posted By garciab
That looks like a cluster of dead pixels. Why...

That looks like a cluster of dead pixels. Why bother with it, just exchange it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 36,195
Posted By garciab
Complain about what? Did Hisense ever advertise...

Complain about what? Did Hisense ever advertise or claim that this tv would provide HDR, except for maybe through USB sources? I honestly don't know, so I ask. The only reason I bought this tv was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 98
Posted By garciab
None of my present sources can do HDR, and I...

None of my present sources can do HDR, and I don't think my Yamaha RX-A820 even has HDMI 2.0 ports. That's why any HDR sources that I use in the future will connect directly to the tv, so I will...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 98
Posted By garciab
I won't confess to knowing all of the limitations...

I won't confess to knowing all of the limitations of using the OCB, but I can tell you that I just set up my older 6.1 system just fine. All of my components go to my Yamaha RX-A820. then one cable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 19,441
Posted By garciab
It's tempting at its present price, but it will...

It's tempting at its present price, but it will be impossible to pass up if the prices drops back down to where you snagged it. Congrats!
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-18-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,881
Posted By garciab
What happens when you use the "Help" option? It...

What happens when you use the "Help" option? It should ask you if the Panny is on the correct input. When you answer 'no', does it then switch to the correct input? This will tell us if the remote...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-17-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 83,020
Posted By garciab
I can't explain my pics. But here they are taken...

I can't explain my pics. But here they are taken with my phone, an HTC One M7. I do not see what the phone sees, so maybe your vision is much better than mine. I see what I think is the phone...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-17-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 83,020
Posted By garciab
I'll take a pic tonight, with all of the lights...

I'll take a pic tonight, with all of the lights out. Is this noise only in the section that you showed in pics 3 and 4?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-16-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 83,020
Posted By garciab
You've probably already ruled this out, but if...

You've probably already ruled this out, but if that defect shows all the way across the screen, and slowly scrolls upwards, you may have a ground loop creating noise. Isolate the tv completely...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-16-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 83,020
Posted By garciab
Just looked at the overscan test pattern, and...

Just looked at the overscan test pattern, and didn't see anything in the black sections like what you showed. Got up close and scanned slowly.
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