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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-17-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Laserfan
@OP -- This was the simplest answer--did you try...

@OP -- This was the simplest answer--did you try it?

If the audio & video are already BD-compatible you only need to burn the result and it should work on most every player.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Thanks for making this available Terry--it's very...

Thanks for making this available Terry--it's very cool and looks awesome on my P502u-B1E.

:cool:
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-09-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Laserfan
As airscapes suggested already, you use lens...

As airscapes suggested already, you use lens cleaning fluid and lens cleaning tissue, and do it when the lens is cool i.e. the PJ has been off for a long time.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
I got the 1.1.19 update for my P502ui-B1E and...

I got the 1.1.19 update for my P502ui-B1E and yesterday was looking at it, and gradually realized the picture was awful, and I'd not noticed that before. Faces were pasty, Howdy-Doody-looking, and I...
Forum: HD DVD Software   02-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,441
Posted By Laserfan
I have no doubt that some players are much better...

I have no doubt that some players are much better than others, some players are downright broken or misaligned/problematic in other ways, but I also have no doubt that the HD-DVD disc failures are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
My several week old P502ui-B1E was updated...

My several week old P502ui-B1E was updated yesterday from 1.0.1 to iirc 1.1.19. Haven't spent enough time with it to notice improvements other than it does allow me to "reset to default" individual...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Mine is an older TiVo that outputs to 1080i, and...

Mine is an older TiVo that outputs to 1080i, and I changed it to Native and this works very well. There does appear to be the slightest of hesitations when changing channels, as no doubt the Vizio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14,650
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Posted By Laserfan
I find the images to be absolutely stunning on my...

I find the images to be absolutely stunning on my P502ui-B1E. But again this weekend watching golf on CBS (network ATSC) I noticed at least one time where a stop-motion effect on a rolling putt had...
Forum: Video Processors   02-21-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,508
Posted By Laserfan
Thanks a lot for this uderman. I'm not a fan of...

Thanks a lot for this uderman. I'm not a fan of halos and will just have to try it. I do have a 120" screen and 1080p projector and what little viewing I did (before I got the DVDO Edge) I was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
I had observed strobing with golf putts--this is...

I had observed strobing with golf putts--this is a nice explanation, thanks KillRob. Incidentally when I first got the set and looked at a show that had football highlights, I'd noticed the same...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
My first encounter with SME on my 502ui-B1E and...

My first encounter with SME on my 502ui-B1E and sports was the golf this weekend. I was alarmed to see putts that started-out as though they were stop motion: ball-ball-ball-ball-ball-roll with...
Forum: Video Processors   02-18-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,508
Posted By Laserfan
I had gotten a DVDO Edge Green some time ago to...

I had gotten a DVDO Edge Green some time ago to try w/my LD player and have been enjoying it as a switcher, not yet getting around to trying LD. I don't know "smooth" vs. "aggressive" so maybe you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Gotta be a calibration issue or a defect. ...

Gotta be a calibration issue or a defect.

Mine has no defects that I have found yet and the blacks are almost disconcerting. Being a brand-new set I sometimes think it's gone dead on me (between...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
I've had mine for two weeks and still at 1.0.1--I...

I've had mine for two weeks and still at 1.0.1--I wonder if there's any correlation to REGISTRATION of the set with Vizio. I have not registered mine, preferring instead to wait-out the return period...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 611
Posted By Laserfan
I have a couple thousand LDs, with a few programs...

I have a couple thousand LDs, with a few programs that are priceless in that they will never be available in a better format (Rainbow Goblins Story!) and I've spent a lot of time over the years...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-16-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Laserfan
It is risky to put HD content onto a DVD disc for...

It is risky to put HD content onto a DVD disc for playback, unless the total AV bitrate is below 15,000Kbps. DVDs just don't spin fast enough to deliver higher-bitrate material.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
If this is true then it's darn scary (that...

If this is true then it's darn scary (that something can comm with the Internet w/o any way for me to know locally)! I wonder if instead what is happening is that it wakes its smarts e.g. overnight...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
My P502ui-B1E is connected via Ethernet cable and...

My P502ui-B1E is connected via Ethernet cable and when in Off (or idle) mode is not connected to my network (no ping anyway) yet some here have said theirs got firmware updates with the TV in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Can you ping the TV from a computer? What does...

Can you ping the TV from a computer? What does your router have to say about it? I'd look at the router, which has handed-out an IP address to the set, to see if there's any blocking involved...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
I think OOB it might be set to Vivid, and if you...

I think OOB it might be set to Vivid, and if you run Store Demo it sets to Vivid again. I had been using Standard and then Calibrated and this last looks just fine. But I've only watched the local...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
You didn't read, or didn't understand, what I...

You didn't read, or didn't understand, what I wrote. In any case if you had a CSR rep tell you this then that is different from what a different CSR rep told someone else here.

Until someone gets...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
I saw at both the San Pedro and then the Marshall...

I saw at both the San Pedro and then the Marshall Rd Sam's what appeared to be a 4K clip running, some sort of travelog-style footage, but in neither case did a person on the floor know what-or-how....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
It's been stated already here that the correct...

It's been stated already here that the correct firmware for the P502ui-B1E is 1.0.1, which is what I have (bought mine last week). The model minus the E must have some older something in it that is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Is this the video that we see playing on these...

Is this the video that we see playing on these sets at Sam's Club? Does anyone here know what THEY USE (hardware) to play-back that UHD demo clip???
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14,650
Views: 884,405
Posted By Laserfan
Thanks, I must have misunderstood something...

Thanks, I must have misunderstood something amidst all of the surfing I've been doing on these sets the last several days.

:o
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