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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
For those that decide not to get a full...

For those that decide not to get a full calibration, here is my recommendation:
1) Select ISF Expert 1 or 2
2) Select Warm2 for Color Temperature under White Balance - do not adjust any other White...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Mark, both you and I have been around for a long...

Mark, both you and I have been around for a long time, and I simply can't understand folks who are willing to invest $3000 for a state of the art display to cheat themselves out of getting the best...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-20-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Let me say once more: You cannot take the...

Let me say once more: You cannot take the settings from one panel and use them for another - you will be disappointed. It has been proven over and over again that there is significant variance...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,661
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Seems to me that theaters have to improve the...

Seems to me that theaters have to improve the user experience beyond what they can get at home.


Dark pictures with crappy black levels and headache inducing judder, plus faux 3D that adds...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-08-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,689
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
I.am.so.over.3.D!

I.am.so.over.3.D!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Jay, I have not been bothered by vertical...

Jay, I have not been bothered by vertical banding. I did see it last night in Beyond the Wormhole on Science. But it was a very noisy broadcast with the black level turned up, unusual for the Science...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21,274
Views: 1,683,806
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
I've found for my older JVC projector, RGB video...

I've found for my older JVC projector, RGB video passes all the S&M color resolution tests. Therefore, I have both my 103D and Verizon DVR box set to output 4:4:4 and RGB.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-01-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
#3...

#3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) Answer - keep both noise reduction settings off. I have played extensively with the Trumotion settings and have decided that...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7,311
Views: 570,667
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
I've embraced the "straight wire" concept for...

I've embraced the "straight wire" concept for some time. I want the information on the disc to be projected on the screen with no alteration to the signal. But I find the Darbee enhancement...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-20-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Chris, so glad you got a good replacement panel. ...

Chris, so glad you got a good replacement panel.
Once again I must insist that copying calibration spec from one panel to the next never works, and you may end up with a worse picture.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,311
Views: 570,667
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
One question, folks: I love the Darbee effect....

One question, folks:
I love the Darbee effect. Used judiciously I love the apparent increase is detail for Blu-ray. My question is: are the Oppo picture controls available for streaming services...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-09-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Chris, contact LG directly. They will send out a...

Chris, contact LG directly. They will send out a technician who will need to document the anomaly and order the replacement. They will swap the panel. I went through this process and was please how...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-08-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
It's funny. For cable source (FIOS here) I've...

It's funny. For cable source (FIOS here) I've noticed that De-Blur >0 is problematic. But with the S&M hammock test, De-Blur is very effective. That's telling me that there might be timing issues...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-08-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
99% of the source I watch on the 9300 is network...

99% of the source I watch on the 9300 is network based. Movies are for my theater downstairs. So SOE is not an issue for me. BTW my system downstairs is basically straight wire from my Oppo103D to my...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Regarding judder and other video processing...

Regarding judder and other video processing anomalies:
My calibrator suggested I try the True Motion settings. I had just received the S&M calibration disc, so I displayed the girl in the swinging...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21,274
Views: 1,683,806
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Regarding color space issues and handshaking. ...

Regarding color space issues and handshaking.
My JVC RS 25 projector can take 4:2:2, 4:4:4 or RGB video input. I've run some tests using the Spears and Munsil Benchmark disc and setting the Oppo to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-04-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,180
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Glad you are still enjoying your 004. I recently...

Glad you are still enjoying your 004. I recently replaced the bulb in my JVC projector, and it really threw Tom Huffman's expert calibration off. So when Chad B was here to calibrate my LG OLED 9300,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-04-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
I just had my 9300 calibrated and used the Low...

I just had my 9300 calibrated and used the Low setting. There are numerous articles that emphatically state that whether you use either Video or PC levels will not impact the quality of the video...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-03-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Well, the major difference between day/night is...

Well, the major difference between day/night is the OLED setting, but changing even that can affect color balance and gamma tracking.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-03-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
When you make adjustments to color balance...

When you make adjustments to color balance settings, you can copy them to every input. This does not include the internal tuner and apps. The settings have to be manually copied.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-03-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
He used both ISF modes. I chose not to have the...

He used both ISF modes. I chose not to have the ISF modes locked down, so I could tweak the basic settings. I turned off Motion control and set the MPEG Noise setting to auto to remove mosquito...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-03-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
My 9300 is in a den that gets morning sun via a...

My 9300 is in a den that gets morning sun via a bay window.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-02-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
So, Chad B, calibrator extraordinaire, spent the...

So, Chad B, calibrator extraordinaire, spent the day working his skills to dial in a perfect picture for my OLED 9300. At the end of the lengthy process, I have an ISF calibration for daytime and an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-28-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Very frustrating. How do calibrators deal with...

Very frustrating. How do calibrators deal with the lack of knowledge? An update might fix an ongoing calibration issue. :mad:
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-28-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 182,037
Posted By J.Mike Ferrara
Chad is coming to calibrate my 9300 this coming...

Chad is coming to calibrate my 9300 this coming week.
http://hdtvbychadb.com/isf-calibration
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