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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,482
Posted By RandyWalters
The pictures look like over-saturated blurry 480p...

The pictures look like over-saturated blurry 480p Standard Definition images when viewed on my 23" 1080p LCD PC Monitor, 55" 1080p LCD TV, and 1080p 55" ST60 Plasma.

And something must be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By RandyWalters
Update: Yesterday the status on the KDL-65W850C...

Update: Yesterday the status on the KDL-65W850C was changed to "Accepting Pre-Orders Now" and now shows a price of $1,899.99 with an estimated shipping date of 4-18-2015.

Looks like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-27-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 293,249
Posted By RandyWalters
Wut ?? :D

Wut ??

:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
The power supply soaks up the house's normal...

The power supply soaks up the house's normal voltage fluctuations and outputs the right amount to the TV. The voltage in my house ranges from 118v to 122v sometimes (small town) and it hasn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
Some of my other flat panel TVs take 10-15...

Some of my other flat panel TVs take 10-15 seconds to power on, it just seems to be the nature of modern TVs nowadays. I have a little 13" LED TV that takes about 30 seconds to boot up.

My...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By RandyWalters
I'm pretty sure it's located in the Help menu...

I'm pretty sure it's located in the Help menu (there's various system information in there)

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,230
Posted By RandyWalters
The TV has to be in Home Use mode, not Store...

The TV has to be in Home Use mode, not Store Display mode so make sure it's in Home mode. Display mode has limited picture modes.

When you press the Options key on the remote, you should be...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 711
Posted By RandyWalters
I tried to give my 89-year-old mother-in-law my...

I tried to give my 89-year-old mother-in-law my trusty old 2005 42" PX50U, but the old bat prefers the 40" Sony LCD that i temporarily loaned her and she won't give it back :p





In my case,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By RandyWalters
Dual Tuners and the ability to record from them...

Dual Tuners and the ability to record from them has been a European thing for years, but not in North America. It's extremely unlikely to be offered in North America.

About ten years ago some...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By RandyWalters
A few of us have posted settings in the...

A few of us have posted settings in the W600B/W800B/W850B thread so run a search there. You should be posting W800B questions there anyway, that's what it's there for ;-)

My Custom picture...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By RandyWalters
I would suggest the 60" Sony KDL-60W850B at BB...

I would suggest the 60" Sony KDL-60W850B at BB for $1,200. It has a VA panel like my 55W800B which i'm very happy with (and i'm a hardcore Plasma guy). These VA models get very good reviews at BB...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-23-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By RandyWalters
It'll be fine . . . . . ;) ...

It'll be fine . . . . . ;)



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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9,661
Views: 975,403
Posted By RandyWalters
At my workplace in Los Angeles, a week or two...

At my workplace in Los Angeles, a week or two back KCOP channel 13.3 over our roof antenna was not tuning in for several days in our lunch room. An employee who watches this channel on his lunch...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
Well that explains why Xbox and Blu-Ray look so...

Well that explains why Xbox and Blu-Ray look so crisp while your TV channels do not.

I never considered that you have a non-HD / Standard Definition cable box, so yeah that SD signal fed to a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
Keep the TV and go get your price match refund. ...

Keep the TV and go get your price match refund. Any other 50" Flat Panel TV you buy will look the same or maybe even worse on your standard cable signal.

Standard Def channels have always...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 83,355
Posted By RandyWalters
Ouch - look at all those scratches on the right...

Ouch - look at all those scratches on the right side of that screen !! (mostly noticeable on the butterfly scene on the green backround). Painful to look at :(
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By RandyWalters
No. What are the details of that little...

No.

What are the details of that little black line? Where exactly is it? What is your source when you see it?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By RandyWalters
Who did you buy all these TVs from? Why...

Who did you buy all these TVs from? Why didn't you inspect the TV before signing for it?? Especially after receiving two broken ones previously?

I would never ever buy from a retailer...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 293,249
Posted By RandyWalters
Chancellor Todd posted his settings about 3 posts...

Chancellor Todd posted his settings about 3 posts up, and i posted very different settings back on Jan 11th. Maybe one or the other can get you in the ballpark.

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By RandyWalters
Are you interested in the 1080p W-series or the...

Are you interested in the 1080p W-series or the UHD X-series?

I haven't found any official release dates, but last year they released the first W850B models around mid-March, and i think the UHD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By RandyWalters
Sony?? X or W?

Sony??

X or W?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
S-Video was an analog composite video jack that...

S-Video was an analog composite video jack that was used on some higher end VCRs and DVD Players, but is now pretty much extinct.

If you still have multiple composite video sources (VCRs) you...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By RandyWalters
What's the point? Crappy small cell phone pics...

What's the point? Crappy small cell phone pics viewed on an LCD PC monitor don't nearly convey how the image looks in person. All your pics look like standard definition ;)

The local news on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 53,659
Posted By RandyWalters
If you're not able to see wrinkles or acne or...

If you're not able to see wrinkles or acne or pores in people's faces, then i think the problem is more with your source than the TV. I get my local broadcast channels over antenna and on face...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By RandyWalters
Well the brighter the scene is the more visible...

Well the brighter the scene is the more visible SDE becomes (although it doesn't need to be very bright to see it), but it's also visible on people's faces which really bugs me. I still have my...
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