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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By westa6969
FACT is, this has NEVER been successful in terms...

FACT is, this has NEVER been successful in terms of suddenly making a manufacturer PROFITABLE. FACT is every single one has served as a Boutique Placeholder and temporary bragging rights but no one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 7,655
Posted By westa6969
Why wouldn't they be using Display Port 1.3? To...

Why wouldn't they be using Display Port 1.3? To New?

Just wish they'd gone larger (75") than 65" for that price. 85" can't fit here.

Is the panel itself - Matte, Semi-matte or Glossy?
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By westa6969
To me it makes absolutely no sense to spend $3500...

To me it makes absolutely no sense to spend $3500 and not have UHD 4K capability. Could understand it were your budget was $1500 but there is no way I'd spend those bucks and not build in UHD 4K.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 169,288
Posted By westa6969
The only LCD TV I've ever owned that had SDE was...

The only LCD TV I've ever owned that had SDE was over 12 freakin years ago in the early days of LCD, it was a POS RCA that only looked good was when it was off and resold it on EBay and bought a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 161,851
Posted By westa6969
It's widely accepted in the Tech Field that it's...

It's widely accepted in the Tech Field that it's never a good idea to exceed 75% of capacity with most type drive/media storage, whether it's Hard mechanical, or Solid State. Filling the storage...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,841
Posted By westa6969
Sorry, but I've reviewed all the current CEA UHD...

Sorry, but I've reviewed all the current CEA UHD 4K Standards and nowhere can I find 4:4:4 Chroma listed ANYWHERE. Won't you need a PC with an appropriate video card to even see a difference. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By westa6969
This poll, while I understand the intent of the...

This poll, while I understand the intent of the OP it's seriously flawed as -

PQ has nothing to do with Reliability/Longevity

Value is in the wallet of the buyers BUDGET and Value is not an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By westa6969
Problem be that no manufacturer I've ever seen...

Problem be that no manufacturer I've ever seen advertises this capability in their spec's and it's certainly not part of the CEA 4K UHD minimum standards.

Thus if it's so important to you then...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 126,146
Posted By westa6969
MIA! This final quarter has become a PITA with...

MIA! This final quarter has become a PITA with lots of promise with little result debuts . . .

Approaching CES 2015 and no

LG 65"/77" 4K OLED
Panasonic 65" AX900
Vizio Reference Series...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By westa6969
Not so much vertical as it is the left half color...

Not so much vertical as it is the left half color filtering is flawed.

You could fork over $300+ will no correction. I'd pay nothing if in fact the repair folks fail to ID the CAUSE otherwise...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   10-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By westa6969
Sharp LC-70UD27U $2,399.99 Pre-Order @ABT

Pre-Order Special price with instant Rebate $600

Now $2,399.99 thru 10/25/2014

(Apologize double post but original would not permit changing Title downwards $600 with new Instant Rebate)
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By westa6969
Never seen such a thing on my three Samsungs. ...

Never seen such a thing on my three Samsungs.

May want to swap out your HDMI Cables and try a different input to see if it replicates. Cables that are loose or have gone bad can cause artifacts...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By westa6969
OK, Politics aside. Bottom Line according to...

OK, Politics aside. Bottom Line according to their OWN stated Spec's this is nothing more than a 4K Upscaler panel and nothing more.

Those items I listed are in fact MINIMUM Spec's to be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By westa6969
Sometimes the excess weight is related to older...

Sometimes the excess weight is related to older LCD plants that are 8G or lower. China tried to get Sharp to build a 10G plant similar to the one they built a few years back in Japan and Sharp...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By westa6969
Save a little extra for a panel with a...

Save a little extra for a panel with a service/support backbone and in-house processing.

Typically, Panasonic, Sony, Sharp have those where often house/off brand don't and considered...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-13-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By westa6969
First of all being a 32" model there are zero...

First of all being a 32" model there are zero high end panels at that size today with extensive custom settings as there's so little profit, settings will be somewhat limiting. Isn't this a 5-6 year...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By westa6969
I live in a resort community and at our lagoon...

I live in a resort community and at our lagoon pool and bar area they installed three Vizio 80" panels. Don't present the greatest PQ especially in the FL sun but it would be foolish to place three...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By westa6969
Quad Core or higher has nothing to do with...

Quad Core or higher has nothing to do with bandwidth issues external to your inner network. Run a SpeedTest to try and see if bandwidth is high enough from your carrier. Your Carrier like Comcast...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By westa6969
Why do all Plasma's STINK in a Bright Room?;) ...

Why do all Plasma's STINK in a Bright Room?;)

Plasma only rules like a Vampire - a slave to the darkness.

Put a Kuro or any plasma in my sunny Florida viewing room and it's worthless!:D
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   10-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By westa6969
Sharp LC-70UD27U $2,997 @ABT

Pre-Order Special price with instant Rebate $600

Changed to $2,997.00

UPDATE: BTW - Not been able to find one to audition locally and so I questioned SharpUSA regarding panel surface and they...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 126,146
Posted By westa6969
Collections of SD 480P doesn't make sense in 2014...

Collections of SD 480P doesn't make sense in 2014 and beyond since the MATH and reality of upscaling beyond has it's limits because even if you added a $3K+ Video Processor your end result will be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By westa6969
Audition those in your pool. All things being...

Audition those in your pool. All things being EQUAL bigger is better. However, last year I went budget from a 60" Samsung D8000 to a Sony 70" R550 which had good reviews. Boy did I learn a lesson...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By westa6969
I don't believe this feature is new to the high...

I don't believe this feature is new to the high end Sharp. I'm retired and view all day everyday in my main room so have no use for such a feature.

This is the 2014 follow-up to last years 70UD1...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 508,841
Posted By westa6969
For those that have previously disputing whether...

For those that have previously disputing whether the 75HU8550 is Ten Bit. I found a website that tracks the spec's of all manufacturer panels and this one is ID'd as Ten Bit, Sharp has done Ten Bit...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 126,146
Posted By westa6969
Where on earth are you getting these low numbers?...

Where on earth are you getting these low numbers? They are so out of whack LOW and defies reality. Of course UHD would fail with your numbers but globally this train is moving full speed ahead and...
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